International Journal of Management

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

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 1, March

A Discriminant Analysis of the Managers Perceptions of the Value of Marketing Research and Its Effect on Business Performance
Although several studies have suggested that one of the fundamental reasons for the underutilization of marketing research among businesses is their negative perceptions of the potential benefits offered by marketing research, little or no research has...
A Field Study in the Externalising of Tacit Knowledge in On-the-Job Training
This research summarises knowledge mapping theories and attempts to find a way to externalize this core knowledge in on-the-job training. Through the use of knowledge management, knowledge mapping and learning theories, we find that: 1. In the teaching...
An Investigation into the Differences between the Book Value and Market Value of Commercial Banks: An Empirical Study
With increased financial internationalization and liberalization, how to improve the enterprise's value has become an important subject in the development of the financial service industry. The purpose of this study is to search for the 'value' of the...
A Performance Evaluation of the After-Sales Service Information Systems Provided by the Taiwanese Machine Tool Industry
Machine tools are important equipment for basic and precision processing work, and are characterized by long operating life, high unit price, high technology and assembly involving a great number of components and parts. Providing efficient repair service...
A Study of Employee Profit Sharing and Stock Ownership Plans in Taiwan
High-tech industry is one of the most important pans of the Taiwanese economy, and its development is closely related to the future of the country. In this paper we analyze employee profit-sharing and ownership plans (EPSSOP) in the industry, plans that...
Exploring Job Opportunities for Unemployed Workers in China: An Analytic Hierarchy Process Application
This study presents a protocol analysis that explores job opportunities for unemployed workers in the Peoples Republic of China. Providing the best job opportunities to workers and, as a result, reducing unemployment levels is a top government priority....
Guidelines for Effective Negotiations with Korean Managers: A Conceptual Analysis
Negotiation is a skill that can be learned, and the party that is better prepared will have the advantage. This is particularly true in the global arena where the complexity of cross-cultural variable lends itself to numerous styles of persuasion and...
The Classification of Human Capital According to the Strategic Goals of Firms: An Analysis
Many companies nowadays derive their competitive advantages mainly from human capital. And it becomes critical for companies to select human capital that matches their strategic goals. Human capital must be identified, invested and maintained. This paper...
The Competencies of Effective Project Managers: A Conceptual Analysis
Senior officials have long sought effective managers to oversee businesses. Managerial effectiveness as used herein refers to a manager's demonstrated proficiency in a repertoire of knowledge, skills, and abilities (competencies), which promote organizational...
The Effect of Virtual Team Membership on Attitudes towards Technology Usage: A Study of Student Attitudes in the United States
Virtual teams are rapidly becoming more prevalent in both the business world and academia. Success in virtual teams requires the use of various technical tools including email, chat, discussion groups, sending attachments, and videoconferencing. In this...
The Implication of Market Share for Competition: A Case Study of the Taiwanese Motorcycle Market
In antitrust theory and practice, it is widely accepted that high degree of market concentration would curb competition within a market. Thus, the market concentration ratio is an important index to be looked at when ruling on antitrust cases. However,...
The Influences of Organizational and Personal Ethics on Role Conflict among Marketing Managers: An Empirical Investigation
This study examines the relationships between organizational ethical culture, personal ethical philosophies and role conflict. A survey of 121 marketing managers in Taiwan indicates that corporate ethical culture influences marketing managers' idealism...
The Neural Network and Exchange Rate Modeling
This paper applies a neural network model for representing the exchange rate of the United States with two of its major trading partners, Canada and the Euro countries. A one-period lagged exchange rate was used as the explanatory variable. The results...
Using Control Charting to Evaluate and Reinforce Student Learning in Accounting
The use of Statistical Process Control (SPC) Charts is proposed as a technique that may be used to assist students in recognizing the relationship between completing homework assignments and their performance on quizzes and exams, and their overall learning....