Review of Business

This quarterly journal publishes research findings and articles on topics important in today’s business world, including crisis management/organizational learning, product development, improving information systems performance and more.

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 1, Summer-Fall

Corporate Citizenship
If business defines all of its actions in terms of its own interests, irrespective of its impact on the larger society, then clearly some powerful entity must represent the interests of society to protect society against the degradations of powerful...
Dissolving the International Boondoggle Mentality
Ever since international travel became fairly commonplace, going abroad from the U.S. has been seen as privileged travel, with pleasure typically the prime gain. Scholarship, understanding, and the intellectual and social broadening of individuals might...
EU Policies in High Technology: Promotion, Trade or Protection?
The United States has a major stake in the trade and promotion policies of the European Union in high technology goods. We have a competitive advantage in many high technology areas, and Western Europe is a major market for American exports. In this...
Going Public: An Analysis of Thrift Behavior
The 1980s have been a tough time for the thrift industry in the U.S. Increased competition, unstable business, and regulatory environments have caused declining profitability and steady erosion of the net worths of many thrifts in the country. A large...
In Support of Reform: Educational Resources and Needs in Agribusiness Management in the Republic of Georgia
The transition to a market economy in the Newly Independent States (NIS) of the former Soviet Union (FSU) requires a heavy educational investment in research and instructional programs in agricultural economics and agribusiness management. The problems...
Marketing Implications of China's 'Little Emperors.' (China's One-Child Policy) (Symposium: International Business)
"Restricted by the government's one-child-per-family policy and enriched by economic reform, (Chinese) couples cherish high hopes for their one shot at posterity. Unwilling just to let nature take its course, they go all out to nurture intelligent, beautiful,...
NAFTA and African-American Employment in the United States
On December 17, 1992, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was signed by the Presidents of Mexico and the United States, and the Prime Minister of Canada. Having been ratified by the legislatures of all three countries, the pact became effective...
Personality Tests for Salesforce Selection: Worth a Fresh Look
What personality traits predict success in sales? This question has been a focus of discussion since the systematic study of sales effectiveness first began early in the century (Oschrin, 1918). Sales managers seem to have always nurtured the hope of...
Preparing for the Next Business Downturn: How Managers Can Hedge against the Risks of Future Recessions
The periodic occurrence of declining levels of business activity, popularly referred to as recessions, are a fact of life in free markets. In the United States, the National Bureau of Economic Research has identified eight recessions that have occurred...