International Journal of Management

International Journal of Management is a trade journal focusing on International Management

Articles from Vol. 26, No. 3, December

Application of an Automated Information System in a Logistics Company in Thailand: A Case Study
This research describes an innovative automated information system for sharing precise information between Business to Business (B2B) users in the fashion retail business. It then applies this system (AIS) to improve the quality of information in the...
Causes and Consequences of Choosing Different Assurance Providers: An International Study of Sustainability Reporting
An increasing number of companies voluntary disclose information about their social and environment performance in sustainability reports. This study investigates the causes and consequences of choosing different assurance providers for companies seeking...
Effective Management in the Tissue Banking and Organ Procurement Industry: An Analysis
This paper is the product of a comprehensive review of four computerized data bases - CINAHL, MEDLINE, PROQUEST and EBSCO. It emphasizes the critical importance of collaboration between hospitals and the tissue and organ industry and how this can be...
Effects of Cutbacks in the United States Oil and Gas Industry on Employee Attitudes: An Empirical Study
This study investigated general trends impacting the Oil and Gas industry and employee satisfaction. A survey was administered to 300 employees of Oil and Gas companies in the southwest USA, home to hundreds of large and small oil and gas businesses....
Effects of Information Technology Usage on Student Learning - an Empirical Study in the United States
The purpose of this research was to investigate if computer use increases active engagement in the learning process, as perceived by students. Two aspects of learning were examined: active engagement of students in the learning process, and student interaction...
Employee Relations with Their Organization: The Multidimensionality of the Equity Sensitivity Construct
Whether or not employees feel fairly or equitably treated by their work organizations has been found to be an important determinant of work outcomes, such as organizational citizenship behaviors (Konovsky and Organ, 1996) and job performance (Bing and...
Exports to Arab-Speaking Countries: Determinants of the Performance of Malaysian Companies
This study examined the impact of relational variables (adaptation, cooperation, communication, trust and commitment) on the performance of Malaysian firms that have tried to export to Arab-speaking nations. The sample consisted of 106 companies exporting...
Impact of E-Commerce on Travel and Tourism: An Historical Analysis
E-commerce is bringing new business opportunities to the global travel and tourism industry. Tourism-related institutions and Internet companies are joining to tap the potential market created by e-commerce. This paper is an historical analysis of penetration...
Price Returns from Equity Carve-Out and Divesture Initial Public Offerings: A Longitudinal Study
This study investigated the price returns from 35 equity carve-out and 11 divesture initial public offerings (IPOs) over a 13 month period The findings based on this investigation suggest that the carve-out IPOs were found to be under-priced. This study...
Relations between Dimensions of Corporate Governance and Corporate Performance: An Empirical Study among Banks in the Lebanon
Corporate governance is a driver of investor confidence and managerial decisions. Bank managers entrusted with executing corporate strategy are increasingly expected to exceed internalize shareholders' and board of directors' (Board) expectations. First,...
Targeted Recruiting for Diversity: Strategy, Impression Management, Realistic Expectations, and Diversity Climate
A review of the literature by Avery and McKay (2006) shows that targeted diversity recruiting is effective when diversity pictorial displays occur, ad messages emphasize valuing diversity, and recruiters are diverse. Moreover, impression management techniques,...
The Effect of Personality Traits on the Perceived Effectiveness of Summer Study Abroad Programs: An Empirical Study in the United States
Abroad courses are becoming apart of many higher education programs. Such courses can introduce students to the global perspective of business discipline and provide them with valuable international experience. Student's personality traits, however,...
The Involvement of Firms in Industrial Clusters: A Conceptual Analysis
An industrial cluster is defined as a geographical and sectoral concentration and combination of firms. The worldwide emergence of industrial clusters has increasingly attracted attentions in research fields such as strategic management and international...
Work Conditions of Women in Present-Day Turkey: An Interview Study
Turkey has a history of Western thought, philosophy, religion, and political leaning for centuries before the 1400's. The first president of Turkey, Ataturk, decided to follow a more Westernized set of social policies for the new republic in the 1930's...