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Journal of International Business Research

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

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 1, January

Country Risks and FDI: Empirical Evidence from Latin American Countries
INTRODUCTION With sustained news about the slow down in the US economy driven by a multitude of colliding factors, it is increasingly clear that the weakening of the largest economy in the world will be here for some years to come. Global Insight's...
Does Institutional Theory Explain Foreign Location Choices in Fragmented Industries?
INTRODUCTION There has been a comprehensive review in the International Business (IB) literature on the behavior of firms in concentrated industries and their expansion across national borders. Beginning with the Harvard Multinational Project in...
EPS as a Measure of Intercompany Performance: Philippine Evidence
INTRODUCTION International Accounting Standards (IAS) 1 states that the objective of financial reporting is to provide information that is useful to a wide range of users. Stice, Stice and Skousen (2007) explain that an investor uses this financial...
Globalization: Trends and Perspectives
INTRODUCTION Due to globalization, the business world has been completely transformed over the past thirty years. The economy is now more international with shares being traded between citizens of different countries on a daily basis. With the internationalization...
Implications of IFRS Adoption on the Organization and Human Resource Management Practices of Global Accounting Firms
INTRODUCTION The twentieth century saw dramatic changes in the nature of national and global competition in many industries. In the past transportation costs, trade barriers, and communication limitations meant that most industries were organized...
Is Religious Culture a Factor in Negotiation: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Iran, Taiwan and the United States
INTRODUCTION Globalization and economic openness have contributed to increased international engagement of countries in negotiations in the 21st century. According to Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), that country's major national trading...
New Model of Selecting a Corporate Manager for State-Owned Enterprises
INTRODUCTION As the leader of an enterprise, a manager plays a very important role in the innovation activities in the enterprise. Currently, managers in Chinese state-owned enterprises are nominated by the central or local governments. This administrative...
The Success of Ireland's Foreign Investment Promotion Strategy: A Reconsideration
INTRODUCTION One of the most remarkable developments in the global economy over the past two decades has been the success of Republic of Ireland in translating heavy infusions of foreign direct investment (particularly from the U.S.) into rapid...
Top 250 Global Retailers: On-Line Features of Retailer Websites
INTRODUCTION As the number of Internet users reached almost 194 million in the U.S. (eMarketer 2009) and 1.6 billion in the world by the end of 2008 (Internet World Stats 2009), online retailers seek to offer new features on their web sites to attract...