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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. 12, No. 2, April

Analysis of Alternative Scenarios in the World Oil Market; OPEC with and without Russia
INTRODUCTION Since the crude oil price significantly increased in 1973-1974, for companies, organizations, and countries participating in the world oil market, it has become crucial to understand how this market actually functions. For OPEC (The...
An Examination of Inventory Costing Convergence under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and International Financial Reporting Standards
INTRODUCTION A revolutionary trend in financial reporting is the convergence of the United States standards of accounting, under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). This ongoing...
Are U.S. Academics and Professionals Ready for IFRS? an Explanation Using Technology Acceptance Model and Theory of Planned Behavior
INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND Differences across nations from language, history to economy have constructed barriers that challenge the ease of doing business globally. As such the accounting standards and financial reporting have been raised as an...
Consumer Life Styles and Market Segmentation in Chile
INTRODUCTION Selecting a marketing strategy wisely requires an accurate understanding of consumer behavior and market segments. Those living in Latin America, benefits from a dynamic consumer economy. Because this region of the world has young populations...
Effects of Capital Flight on a Small Economy: The Case of Fiji
INTRODUCTION Capital outflows including capital flight (generally referring to abnormal capital outflows largely motivated by fears and suspicions of future), is now a characteristic of the Fiji economy. Fiji is an example of a very small country...
Online Privacy Practices: Advances in China
INTRODUCTION The technological advancements that have made the Internet a penetrating force in today's consumer marketplace have also improved marketers' abilities to collect and disseminate information electronically. This rapid advancement in...
Partnerships for Innovation among European Small Businesses
INTRODUCTION Networks are increasingly important for small businesses that wish to engage in innovative projects as they provide firms with access to markets, information, technology, and other resources as well as the opportunity to develop new...
Rise to Leadership: An Evaluation of African Maasai Women's Leadership
INTRODUCTION Women leaders in Africa have been largely invisible in scholarly research (Nkomo & Ngambi, 2009). There is a developing body of literature on how women in Africa rise from poverty to leadership roles. "There is relative consensus...
The Implications of Government's Poverty Reduction Programs on the States of Poverty and Hunger in the Philippines
INTRODUCTION Poverty reduction has been a major challenge for all economies. This led development organizations to make poverty alleviation as its overarching goal as exemplified in the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDG) of 2015....