Management International Review

International business publication.

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 1, January

A Comparison of U.S. and Japanese Management Styles and Unit Effectiveness
* This paper reports of a comparative study of American and Japanese management styles in a conceptual framework consisting of six managerial dimensions: supervisory style, decision making, communication pattern, control mechanism, interdepartmental...
Decision-Making in Complex Situations - Results of German Empirical Studies
Key Results * As a consequence it appears important to develop a system of variables as a framework to establish an empirical theory of decision making. Determinants of Decision-making Behavior The scientific approach to a field which...
Patterns of Formal Planning and Performance in U.S. Exporting Firms
* This study investigates planning activity in U.S. exporting firms. * The findings indicate a pattern of a relatively low managerial propensity to undertake formal export planning and a hierarchical pattern of planning activity. The research results...
Quantitative Evaluation of German Research Output in Business Administration
* Evaluation of journals as an instrument of university controlling is still rather novel in Europe. * This paper presents a quantitative analysis of publications by scholars and institutions in the major German-speaking academic business journals...
Strict Product Liability Reform Legislation in Japan: Learning from "Design Defects" in the American and European Legal Systems
* The globalization of the international trading market creates a possibility that product liability laws can operate as real and substantial barriers to trade, innovation, and economic growth. * In adopting a strict liability system, Japan should...