Journal of International Business Research

Publishes theoretical and empirical work in international business including articles on stock markets and globalization.

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 2, July

An Empirical Investigation of U.S. FDI in Latin America
ABSTRACT Due to the many changes since the late eighties in terms of financial liberation, privatization, trade agreements and other policy changes (both national and international) have a significant influence on the changes that occur in the business...
Conducting International Consumer Ethnocentrism Surveys
ABSTRACT As a factor in consumer behavior, the construct of consumer ethnocentrism has been empirically established through the development and use of the CETSCALE instrument. The original research by Shimp and Sharma (1987) has been replicated...
Effect of Manifest Needs, Religiosity and Selected Demographics on Hard Working: An Empirical Investigation in Turkey
ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to examine the influence of different facets of manifest needs (i.e. need for achievement, need for power and need for affiliation), religiosity and some demographic characteristics on hard working. Data were...
European Monetary Union (EMU) and the Single Currency: Its Current Status
ABSTRACT Under the Maastricht Treaty of 1992, a single currency called the "euro" was adopted, and economic criteria for membership in the European Monetary Union were established. The objectives of the Maastricht Treaty were to eliminate the costs...
Globalization Effects and Firm Performance
ABSTRACT This paper advances prior knowledge on globalization and business by empirically investigating how this phenomenon affects firm performance. Building on environment-organization literature, this study explores globalization-performance...
Investment Promotion Agencies on the Internet: Evaluating Promotion Tactics and Web Presence
ABSTRACT This article presents a comparison between the main pages of websites from several investment promotion agencies (IPAs) from countries in different regions of the world. Using content analysis, the study assesses and contrasts the communication...
Negotiation Concession Patterns: A Multi-Country, Multi-Period Study
ABSTRACT Research has shown that managers spend a significant amount of time negotiating and that this trend will likely escalate in the future. Cross-cultural studies of negotiation tactics are needed as instances of international negotiations...
WTO Rules on Investment: Futility Manifold
ABSTRACT A prime factor of trade liberalization, investment, eludes a comprehensive coverage in the multilateral rule based regime under the World Trade Organization. The Agreement on Trade Related Investment Measures, though one exclusively concentrated...

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