Journal of International Business Research

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

Articles from Vol. 9, No. 1, January

An Investigation of the Day-of-the-Week Effect on the Istanbul Stock Exchange of Turkey
INTRODUCTION Until about fifteen-twenty years ago, the empirical evidence has steadfastly indicated that the equity market returns depend on the day of the week. For the U.S. market indicators, the documented evidence had suggested a significantly...
Family Friendly Policies in Malaysia: Where Are We?
INTRODUCTION The phrase "family friendly policy" (FFP) has increasingly become a popular issue of discussion and of particular interest especially among female employees. Flexible work arrangements such as flexi time, job sharing, work sharing,...
Globalization and Regionalization: Four Paradigmatic Views
INTRODUCTION Any adequate analysis of the relationship between globalization and regionalization necessarily requires a fundamental understanding of the worldviews underlying the views expressed with respect to the nature of the relationship between...
Imported Product Acceptance When National Origin Is Not an Issue: The Influence of Personal Choice in a Low CETSCALE Environment
INTRODUCTION Global business depends upon consumer acceptance of imports; products and services originating outside of the nation or region are commonly among the choices available to consumers. The majority of consumer ethnocentric research has...
Political Sources of International Business Risk: An Interdisciplinary Framework
INTRODUCTION Chavez is elected president of oil-rich Venezuela, HIV/AIDS infection rates rise in South Africa, a caricature of Mohammed appears in a Danish newspaper cartoon: all examples of relatively isolated events within the human experience,...
Quality Performance Indices Construction of Bicycle Components Manufacturing Industry Using a Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process
INTRODUCTION Due to intense global competition, each industry must develop self-assessment protocols to continually improve organizational performance (Crosby, 1979; Deming, 1986; Garvin, 1991; Neves & Nakhai, 1993; Mele & Colucio, 2006;...
US REIT Internationalization and Firm Value
INTRODUCTION U.S. real estate investment has become increasingly competitive in the last few years due to increased capital flows and improving industry fundamentals. Real estate sales to institutional investors, including hedge funds, overseas...