Journal of International Business Research

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

Articles from Vol. 1, Annual

A Comparison of Organizational Commitment between National and Expatriate Employees in Public and Private Sector Organizations
ABSTRACT Research literature reveals that organizational commitment is a well-studied construct in Western organizational literature, but few studies have focused on organizational commitment in Arab (Persian) Gulf organizations. This study used...
A Test of Factors Affecting the U.S. Rice Export: An Econometric Modeling Using U.S. World Partners and One Major Competitor
ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was primarily assessing how major U.S. exchange partners in rice export namely: Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Nigeria, and Canada affect the overall U.S. rice export. Thailand was also included because of its position...
Change in the Extent and Form of Internationalization-The Finnish Forest Industry from the Mid-1980s to 2000
ABSTRACT This paper presents an analysis of the internationalization processes of the four (currently three) largest Finnish forest industry companies. The longitudinal analysis of the increased international involvement of the companies utilizes...
Cross-Cultural Leadership Styles: A Comparative Study of U.S. and Nigerian Financial Institutions
ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to explore the interaction between elements of national culture and leadership styles, and empirically compare leadership styles of Nigerian and United States managers in financial institutions. Leadership...
Ecological Sustainability Programs Viewed through the Lens of Culture: Prospects for Sweden's the Natural Step in the United States
ABSTRACT In response to global concerns about sustainability, The Natural Step (TNS) was born in Sweden and has raised global consciousness about sustainability. TNS provides four conditions for sustainability--three "scientific" conditions and...
Financial Reporting for Hong Kong Charities an Update: Have Changes Been Made?
ABSTRACT The purpose of this research was to gather information about the financial reporting practices for charitable organizations in Hong Kong. Sixty-five annual reports were examined in this study. Reports were for fiscal years ending in 1997,...
Internationalization of a Key Industry: Implications for a Business and Society Relationship's Development-Case Finland
ABSTRACT This paper analyzes evolutionary process by which a major industry of a small and open economy gradually became more international. It presents a historical analysis of the development of a business and society relationship between the...
Recent Evidence of Foreign Direct Investment in Thailand
ABSTRACT This study examines another significant form of international business, foreign direct investment (FDI). Unlike the theory of international trade and theory of international portfolio investment, there is no well developed comprehensive...
Speculative Returns in the Neuer Market
ABSTRACT This paper examines the speculator's return on equities listed in the German Neuer Market during the twenty-month window surrounding the initiation of the euro currency. Empirical evidence indicates that the general performance of the market,...
The Global Net-Enhanced Organization
ABSTRACT In the digital, Net-based economy, there is extraordinary pressure on local, regional, national, and international industries to drive down costs and increase productivity. For organizations operating in this economy, pressures come from...
The Relationship between Information Quality and Validity and Managers' Acceptance of Performance Appraisal Systems
ABSTRACT The aim of this study is to examine the co-relationship between information quality and validity and managers' acceptance of performance appraisal systems in multinational companies in Malaysia. A total of 475 managers from multinational...