Journal of International Business Research

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

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 2, July

A Feasibility Study to Develop a Foreign Language Academy in China
INTRODUCTION The Zhuge Liang Foreign Language Academy will have four main services in China including teaching English to students of all ages, providing U.S. university admissions help for students wanting to study abroad, and brokerage services...
Econometric Investigation of Relationships among Export, FDI and Growth in China: An Application of Todayamamoto-Dolado-Lutkephol Granger Causality Test
INTRODUCTION China is a very an interesting and increasingly important case for study of relationship between growth, Trade and Foreign direct Investment. It is the largest country in the world, with a population of over 1.33 billion (in 2008) which...
Impact of Applying Human Resource Management Practices on Equitized State-Owned Enterprises' Financial Performance in Vietnam
INTRODUCTION Vietnam started a profound economic reform in 1986 that aimed to transform the country from a command economy into market oriented economy. From the early days of the economic reform, economic structure reforms and open-door policies...
Revisiting Black, Mendenhall, and Oddou (1991)'S Framework for International Adjustment Model: A Prescriptive Approach
Black, Mendenhall, and Oddou's Framework for International Adjustment (FIA) is a well-known and established research model that describes the cross-cultural adjustment process for expatriates (Black, Mendenhall & Oddou, 1991). The main purpose...
Sources of Information and Cooperation for Innovation in Norway
INTRODUCTION A firm's overall ability to learn, integrate, and disseminate new knowledge internally, and then exploit this knowledge to enhance performance is often referred to as its absorptive capacity (Cohen & Levinthal, 1990; Gray, 2006;...
Strategic Positioning of Nations as Brands
INTRODUCTION Positioning has long been acknowledged as a core branding activity (Ries & Trout, 1981; Aaker & Shansby, 1982; DiMingo, 1988). Positioning is the act of designing an organization's offering and image to occupy a distinctive...
Study of Satisfaction, Loyalty, and Market Share in Kuwait Banks Offering Mutual Fund Services
INTRODUCTION Although attaining growth and profitability is of paramount importance to businesses, systematic sector analysis aimed at identifying the relationship among key marketing outcome variables is scant at best. According to the basic consumer...
The Effects of Crisis on the Security Exchange: Case Study of Istanbul Security Exchange
INTRODUCTION Countries need to increase investments for realizing their industrialization. Developing countries provide their capital needs from banking system in order to increasing investments. However banking system doesn't have sufficient information,...
The Life Cycle of a Pandemic Crisis: SARS Impact on Air Travel
INTRODUCTION The global tourism industry continues to struggle. Travel between the United States and Europe has been adversely affected by terrorist threats (Moss, Ryan, Moss 2008), global economic turmoil, pandemic outbreaks such SARS (Sudden Acute...
The Notion of Legitimacy and Its Acquisition in a Cognitive Business Environment
INTRODUCTION On January 25, 2006 Andreas Rickmers, President of Cargill Ukraine, wrote to Franklin Lavin, the Under Secretary for International Trade of the U.S. Department of Commerce, in support of Ukraine's request to be granted "market economy"...

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