Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship

Broad-based publication includes experimental and conceptual articles on general management or entrepreneurship.

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 1, January

An Exploration of Antecedents for B2C Website Effectiveness
Executive SummaryThis paper presents the results of empirical research that studied the antecedents of business to consumer (B2C) website effectiveness. A total of 21 antecedents were identified and tested for their relations to four indicators of website...
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Applying Market/Business Process Orientation to Internet Grocers
Executive SummaryThis conceptual paper explores how the key facets of market orientation have influenced the business orientation process for the successful growth of Internet grocers, an emergent area of e-commerce. The McCormack and Johnson (2002)...
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A Strategy Typology and Application to E-Commerce
IntroductionThis article identifies, analyzes, evaluates and proposes an action plan and a set of recommendations specifically for E-commerce strategy decisions. It focuses on the current trends in E-commerce relative to the impact on strategy decisions....
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Business Plans That Work
Business Plans That Work Jeffrey Timmons, Andrew Zacharakis, & Stephen Spinelli McGraw-Hill (2004) 83 pages, Softcover, $16.95The small softcover book, Business Plans that Work, is a working guide for entrepreneurs attempting to write a thoughtful,...
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Deceptive and Subliminal Advertising in Corporate America: Value Adder or Value Destroyer?
Executive SummaryA frequently under-scrutinized area of ethical practice in organizations, deceptive and subliminal advertising has served as a method by some firms to convey messages intended to persuade and influence consumer behavior. With the increasing...
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Exporting America
Exporting America Lou Dobbs Warner Business Books (2004) 196 pages, Hardcover, $19.95It is the rare American locale that has not seen a manufacturing plant closure or a firm that is "restructuring" in response to global business trends. The growth of...
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Knowledge Management Implementation: HR Executives Speak Out
Executive SummaryThis article reports the results of the most recent Human Resource Institute's study of knowledge management. The major focus of the study is on the intent, support, and participation that effect the success of knowledge management system...
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Message from the Editor
Happy New Year! With this January, 2005 issue, we begin another year of bringing you articles, book reviews, interviews and student papers of interest to participating managers and scholars alike. As always, we keep the emphasis on useable research and...
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Preparing for Retirement: The Roles of "How Soon" and "How Much"
Executive SummaryRetirement. As a population, we tend to vastly underestimate how much we'll need to have for it. We tend to put off preparing for it until it's time to do it. And, we would rather ignore the details for as long as possible and hope it...
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Smart Alliance: How a Global Corporation and Environmental Activists Transformed A Tarnished Brand
Smart Alliance: How a Global Corporation And Environmental Activists Transformed A Tarnished Brand J. Gary Taylor and Patricia J. Scharlin Yale University Press (2004) 235 pages, Hardcover, $30.00The practicing manager continues to seek new and innovative...
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"Supplying Food Is a Privilege": Nadja Piatka's Muffins, Brownies, and Pajama Parties Make a Healthy Business Recipe
Executive SummaryNadja Piatka turned an idea and a $100 investment into a multi-million-dollar food manufacturing company. She is the founder and president of Nadja Foods.In 1992, Nadja began baking muffins at home in Edmonton, Alberta, and tested them...
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Technology Lessons from Samuel Slater's Delayed Adoption of the Power Loom
Executive SummaryHistorians have judged Samuel Slater harshly for his late adoption of the power loom in the early 19th Century U.S. Cotton Industry. This research takes a step in redeeming Slater by finding that late adoption was historically reasonable...
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The Art of the Strategist
The Art of the Strategist William A. Cohen, Major General, USAFR, Ret. AMACOM (2004) 228 pages, Hardcover, $24.95Respected management authority and best-selling author William Cohen's new book, The Art of the Strategist, sets an ambitious goal: to distill...
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The Trend of International Accounting Harmonization
Executive SummaryOne of the most important motivators for harmonizing accounting standards is to reduce the compliance costs for companies listed on stock exchanges in different countries, and at the same time to encourage more cross listings on multiple...
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