Journal of International Business Research

Publishes theoretical and empirical work in international business including articles on stock markets and globalization.

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 1, January

A Comparative Analysis of the Adoption Rates of Social Networking and Microblogging between Industrialized and Developing Nations
INTRODUCTION In recent years the world has seen a seismic expansion of social broadcast behavior on the worldwide web. The rapid adoption of online social interaction services and applications is not limited to modern technologically advanced countries....
Empirical Study on African Energy Resources and China's Outflow Foreign Direct Investment
INTRODUCTION The recent research indicates that China's OFDI is rapidly becoming an important source of OFDI to Sub-Saharan Africa. Starting from virtually no OFDI in 1979, China has accumulated over US$ 90 billion of OFDI in 2007 (UNECA, 2007)....
Investment and Trade between West Africa and China: The Senegalese Case
INTRODUCTION The Sino-African relations started since Mao's presidency. As early as the 1960's China implemented an anti-Western imperialist agenda based on ideological solidarity with other third world or developing countries, China centered on...
Issues in Innovation for Norwegian SMEs
INTRODUCTION Innovation is frequently viewed as the key to success in many arenas, from individual businesses to a nation's general economic growth. It is seen as a vital element in economic growth in Norway (Norwegian Ministry of Trade, 2010),...
Managerial Accounting as a Tool for Corporate Strategy: Synergy Creation and Anergy Inhibition
INTRODUCTION There is no academic consensus on how managerial accounting can be used as a tool to formulate and implement a corporate strategy. For instance, Anthony (1965) advocates the use of managerial accounting information to implement managerial...
Relationships among Export, FDI and Growth in India: An Application of Auto Regressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) Bounds Testing Approach
INTRODUCTION India is an interesting and increasingly important case for the study of relationship among growth, Trade and Foreign Direct Investment. India is the second largest country in the world, with a population of over 1.123 billion (in 2007)...
The Effect of Investing in Hiring, Human Resource Planning, and Employee Development on Labor Productivity: Case of Lebanon
Research type: Research paper. INTRODUCTION The organizational factor that is most likely to provide potential competitive advantage is human resources and how these resources are managed. The most effective organizations find unique ways to...
The Relationship between Chinese Real Estate Market and Stock Market
INTRODUCTION The real estate industry in China has boomed since 1998 (Fung, Jeng, & Liu, 2010). The real estate market is an important part of China's economy. Real property composes major part of social wealth. Real estate price index is one...
Uncertainty Avoidance Index and Its Cultural/country Implications Relating to Consumer Behavior
THEORETICAL BACKGROUND Culture has been defined as a shared set of values and beliefs by Hofstede (1980), and it is common to members of the group (Hall 1966) and separates them from other groups (Hofstede 1997). Cultural values define the self...