Letter from the Editor

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Welcome to the Journal of International Business Research. The Allied Academies, Inc., is a non profit association of scholars whose purpose is to encourage and support the advancement and exchange of knowledge, understanding and teaching throughout the world. The JIBR is a principal vehicle for achieving the objectives of the organization. The editorial mission of this journal is to publish empirical and theoretical manuscripts which advance the discipline of International Business Studies.

The Academy is particularly grateful for the financial support provided by Sam Houston State University which was instrumental in making this new journal possible. The Sam Houston faculty is active in international business research and the institution is making a name for itself as a leader in this discipline, as well as in other areas of business research. The Academy welcomes Sam Houston as a sponsor and offers this volume of outstanding work as evidence of its interest in providing additional outlets for the research efforts of scientists in the international arena from around the world. …