SAM Advanced Management Journal

This quarterly journal features articles on business in real world settings.

Articles from Vol. 71, No. 4, Autumn

China: Competitive Myths and Realities
Introduction [T]he main competition comes from Chinese megaplants that sell directly to U.S. retailers and can get a new design into mass production in two months. The new Chinese factories of suppliers such as Lacquer Craft Furniture, Markor, and...
Competitive Intelligence at Small Enterprises
Introduction Competitive intelligence (CI) is a relatively new and underdeveloped field in the management literature. CI is meaningful information that allows an executive to be aware of and respond to changes in his or her competitive environment....
Expanding into China? What Foreign Employers Should Know about Human Resource Management in China Today
Business is booming in China. In the first half of 2005, total United States trade with China grew almost 24%, to $96 billion. Foreign investors launched about 41,000 new companies in China in 2003. There were roughly 460,000 approved foreign companies...
From the Editor-in-Chief
The five articles in this issue address a variety of topics including China competitiveness, human resource management in China, competitive intelligence at small enterprises, focus of business schools, and how to deal with managers who are addicted...
The Desktop Manager
Management researchers have spent decades trying to decide what managers do and should do to be effective. From the classic planning, organizing, directing, and controlling framework to the more complicated and extended versions, researchers and consultants...
The Millionaire Mind: Implications for Business School Education
Introduction In 2001, University of California (UC) President Richard C. Atkinson began the push to eliminate the SAT as a requirement for admission to all eight of the university's undergraduate campuses (http://www.latimes.com/news/state/20010217/...