Journal of International Business Research

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

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 1, January

An Application of Eigenvector Scaling Method to Currency Exchange Rate Data in Short-Term Forecasting
INTRODUCTION Exchange rate fluctuations and interest rate disparities represent one of the most challenging problems affecting consumers, businesses, and the world economy in general. They can create inefficiencies and distort world prices. Moreover,...
Assessing the Extent of Compliance with International Accounting Standards
INTRODUCTION The major objective of this study is to assess the extent of compliance with IAS by companies domiciled in three European countries. Specifically, this study's sample includes firms from France, Sweden, and Switzerland that have...
Country Risk Assessment: Risk Assessment of the Developing Countries
INTRODUCTION International lending has become an integral part of the major U.S. Commercial banks. The recent surge in International lending and rescheduling has created both the opportunity for greater profit and exposed lenders to greater risk....
International Trade Financing: The U.S. versus the World
INTRODUCTION Much of the long history of banking can be traced to banks providing international trade financing (see, i.e., Green, 1989). And in today's global economy, a nation's economic strength is closely tied to its ability to compete in...
Leadership in the City of Gold: An Arabian Adventure of Modern Management Capabilities in the 21st Century
INTRODUCTION Leadership has long generated excitement and interest. When people think about leaders, think of the great leaders through history, mighty military commanders, religious figures, and corporate giants. Leaders are people who influence...
Organizational Commitment Recall in Times of Crisis
INTRODUCTION An organization is not simply the physical and financial assets structure, but also the people who are committed to work and integrate within the organization on the basis of a mutually dependent relationship. The focal point of...
Relationship between Organizational Capabilities and Performance of Target Costing: An Empirical Study of Japanese Companies
INTRODUCTION Target costing is officially defined in Japan as an overall profit management process by which quality, price, reliability, delivery term and other targets are set at the time of product planning and development at the levels that...
Stock Returns of Developed and Emerging Markets of Europe
INTRODUCTION Many investors from developed countries invest a portion of their portfolios in emerging stock markets. Generally, investors believe that emerging stock markets generate higher returns and also exhibit greater volatility when compared...
The Economics of Outsourcing in a De-Integrating Industry
INTRODUCTION An important problem in supply chain management is to decide which set of capabilities to develop among partners and which to develop in-house. This decision impacts the strategic issue concerning the location of key resources within...