International Journal of Management

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

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 2, June

Accuracy of the Qualitative Reports of Financial Analysts: A Chinese Study
This study investigates Chinese analysts' original opinions and forecast performance in their qualitative research reports. We find that Chinese analysts possess certain analytical capacity, but that their opinions are seldom original. Specifically,...
Classification of Unethical Behaviors in the Management of Information Systems: The Use of Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scale Procedures
All unethical behaviors in IS are not equally significant. The severity of unethical acts depends on various factors. This paper identifies those factors and develops a classification scheme for grouping unethical acts/behaviors in information systems....
E-Commerce Implementation: An Empirical Study of the Performance of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Using the Organizational Learning Model
This research views enterprise resource planning (ERP) system implementation as an organizational learning behavior. We examined the roles of business process differences, education/training, system integration, and vendor support in the ERP implementation...
Effect of Market Imperfection on the Relationship between Future Index Prices and Spot Index Returns: An Empirical Study
The degree of market imperfections affects the pricing of financial assets and the dynamic relationship among financial instruments. To investigate the dynamic interrelationship between the expected growth rate implied by the prices of index futures...
Efficient Management of Healthcare Resources: An Investigation of Correlates of Respiratory Diseases
Although implementation of the national health insurance (NHI) scheme in Taiwan has ensured that over 97% of all residents are under coverage, inefficient utilization of medical resources and rapid expansion of NHI-related medical expenditures have severely...
European Commission Articles Governing the Movement of Goods within the European Union: A Case Law Analysis
This paper addresses the previous criticism relating to Article 30 EEC (now, after amendment, 28 EC) and analyzes case law from Cassis de Dijon, Keck and Mithouard to Gourmet. The issue of "measures " on national restrictions created tensions between...
Examination of Correlates of Ethical Propensity and Ethical Intentions in the United States, Australia, and the Philippines: A Managerial Perspective
As the employees and managers of tomorrow, students, quite accurately, represent the future workforce. Especially important, given today's environment of corporate misdeeds and the global nature of business, is an understanding of the ethical propensity...
Expatriate Adjustment of Spouses and Expatriate Managers: An Integrative Research Review
An integrative review of recent research substantiates previously anecdotal evidence indicating that expatriate experiences of the expatriate manager and spouse differ both in degree and kind. In global transfers, the spouse is often more immersed in...
How to Grant Credit to Farmers Effectively: A Managerial Perspective
This study examines how to grant credit to farmers effectively through a critical investigation how this is done at present in Taiwan. In Taiwan assistance to fanners has for long been provided through a four-department structure of promotion, insurance,...
Measuring Cost Efficiency in the Taiwan Life Insurance Industry
To identify likely gainers and losers and to examine the effects of increasing competition on the structure of the Taiwan life insurance industry, the cost efficiency of Taiwan life insurance companies is analyzed. A flexible stochastic cost frontier...
Organization Type, Professional Training, Manpower and Performance of Audit Firms
This study investigates the effects of professional training and manpower on performance of audit firm under different organization type. Empirical data are obtained from the 1989-2002 Census Report of Audit Firms in Taiwan. In this study, performance...
Reactions to Selection Methods: An International Comparison
This paper reviews the nature of applicant reactions to recruitment and selection methods from the standpoint of perceived procedural fairness of the selection methods used. Following the research of Steiner and Gilliland (1996), selection methods are...
Role of Traditional Values on Coping with Stress among Manufacturing Workers in China: An Empirical Study
This study examines Chinese workers' job stress through the application of Karasek's (1979) job demand - job control model, and investigates how traditional values influence the interaction between job demands and job control, in affecting workers' anxiety...
The Adoption and Management of Interactive Digital TV Commerce in Taiwan
The introduction of interactive digital television (IDTV) has a major impact on the existing TV operators. It has resulted in fierce market competition and decreased profit margins for the TV industry as a whole. Accordingly, the TV industry needs to...
The Effect of Brand Image on Public Relations Perceptions and Customer Loyalty
The present study seeks to contribute to the development of a conceptual framework that integrates customer perceived public relations, brand image and customer loyalty. Empirical findings based on a survey of 367 consumers with insurance experience...
The Effects of Firm Size on Knowledge Management in Electrical and Electronic Manufacturing Firms
This paper examines the flow of knowledge in electronic and electrical manufacturers, all of whom are ISO9001 certified. It is argued that the work processes and task processes in a business, how the business actually goes about making its products (practical...
The Effects of Manager Compensation and Market Competition on Financial Fraud in Public Companies: An Empirical Study in China
Using a sample of 137 financial fraud companies that were subject to CSRC enforcement action and a matched sample of control firms that were not subject to such action in year 2002 through 2004, this paper employ logistic regression model to empirically...