Journal of International Business Research

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

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 2, July

A Comparison of Agency Problems in Taiwanese High Tech and Traditional Corporations
ABSTRACT The main objectives of the paper are to estimate the effect of ownership structure on a corporation's profitability and compare agency problems between high tech and traditional corporations. The study included four steps: descriptive statistics,...
An Exploration of the Competitive Advantage of Employer of Choice Programs on International Human Resource Management
ABSTRACT The competition for knowledge workers has intensified as traditional recruitment markets expand beyond national borders. The infusion of technology in the recruitment process has broadened the reach of employers to locate talent. Multinational...
Financial Statement Reconciliations: Exploratory Study Types and Numbers for Hong Kong H-Shares
ABSTRACT The purpose of this research was to gather information about the financial reporting practices for the profit and loss reconciliations in 1997 for Hong Kong H-shares. The H-share financial statements must include a reconciliation between...
Foreign Aid and the Potential Effects on Income Inequality in Recipient Nations
ABSTRACT Foreign aid can be effective in promoting economic growth and reducing poverty but there are also cases where aid has been wasted by the recipient nation. This study examines the effectiveness of foreign aid on income inequality, as measured...
Gaining a Perspective on Turkish Value Orientations: Implications for Expatriate Managers
ABSTRACT Turkey's emergence as a significant player in the international business arena and its potential membership with the EU have created a need to gain a better understanding of Turkish cultural values. The primary objectives of this paper...
Globalization and Democracy: A General Discussion
ABSTRACT The question of whether or not globalization promotes democracy represents a longstanding debate. There are numerous arguments that can be made to endorse the idea that globalization promotes democracy. First, the technological innovations...
Suggested Competitive Strategies and a Firm's Labor Productivity in Global Markets: An Empirical Investigation
ABSTRACT This pioneer study explores and investigates the relationship between five competitive strategies and a firm's labor productivity in global markets. The findings of this study reveal that four strategies (adapt to local market differences,...
The Emerging Landscape of Trade Liberalization and Non-Uniform China Effects under the WTO Regime
ABSTRACT Within the context of economic globalization and emerging WTO-related trade conflicts, the present study examines the ongoing debates over China's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) from three perspectives: major opportunities...