Journal of International Business Research

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

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 2, 2012

A Comparative Study of Negotiation Styles: Afghanistan, Iran and Syria
ABSTRACTThis paper examines the cultural influence on negotiation styles. The study employs comparative and corroletional empirical methods to test Casse and Deols' model on relation of negotiation styles and culture. The data used in this study was...
A Message from the Co-Editors
It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to this issue of the Journal of International Business Research, the journal of the Academy for the Study of International Business, an affiliate of Allied Academies, whose mission is to support the exchange...
An Analysis of a Signalling Model of Corporate Philanthropy for Selected Philippine Banks
ABSTRACTThis study attempts to determine whether a signaling model of corporate philanthropy exists in the Philippine banking industry. Using an index of philanthropy and testing it against various firm and industry specific variables, the results affirm...
An Analysis of the Antibiotic Industry: An Innovator's Dilemma?
ABSTRACTWith the decreasing effectiveness of antibiotics and increasing prevalence of antibiotic resistant bacteria across countries, pharmaceutical companies now face a dilemma of neglecting or investing in antibiotic research and development. On the...
A Selective Study of Exports of Manufactured Goods from India: Auto Parts and Pharmaceuticals
ABSTRACTIn a globalized world where products and markets are becoming increasingly knowledge based, India has been a late starter. Manufacturing industry happens to be employment multiplier in a developing country. Contribution of manufacturing in India's...
A Study on Corporate Governance of China's State-Owned Enterprises - Focus on the Role of Baosteel Ccp Organization
ABSTRACTThis study is focused on Corporate Governance of China's State-Owned Enterprises(SOEs)in which research was studied on the role of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) under Corporate Governance of CCP(China Communist Party) organization that has been...
Attitudes toward Tax Evasion: A Demographic Study of the Netherlands
ABSTRACTA number of studies have examined the relationship between tax collection and various demographic variables. However, until recently most of those studies have involved a United States sample population. The Internal Revenue Service provides...
Culture and the Globalization of the International Financial Reporting Standards (Ifrs) in Developing Countries
ABSTRACTHow do countries' societal values influence their attitude toward the globalization of IFRS? Inspired by Gernon & Wallace's (1995) Accounting Ecology framework and drawing on DiMaggio & Powell's (1983) Institutional Isomorphism perspective,...
Currency Option Pricing Model Relevant to the Japanese Yen
ABSTRACTThe currency option pricing follows the exchange rate on the daily basis. In this work we studied the exchange rate for one Dollar in terms of Yen from January 1960 through January 2011. Several models for regression analysis such as Linear,...
How Severe Is the Impact of Climate Change on Crop Production in the Mekong Delta-Vietnam?
ABSTRACTThe study used the Ricardian approach to examine the economic impact of climate change on crop production in Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Net farm revenue is regressed against various explanatory variables, including climate, soil, inundation, irrigation...
Isomorph Isomorphic Influences and Aspiration: Reference Group Choice in Entry Mode Decisions
ABSTRACTInstitutional theory and international business scholars have investigated the isomorphic influences on a firm's entry mode decisions. Previous research has shown the prevalence and importance of isomorphic influences from country, industry peers,...
Management Attitudes toward Adopting International Accounting Standards: How Japanese Management Attitudes Changed in the Past Decades
ABSTRACTThis research investigate Japanese managers' attitude toward the adoption of the IFRS in Japanese companies and the changes in attitude over the past ten years after the Accounting Big Bang. The results are as follows. (1) Japanese companies...
Mauritius as a Success Story for Fdi: What Strategy and Policy Lessons Can Emerging Markets Learn?
ABSTRACTThis study uses a policy approach to examine the role of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the 'Mauritian economic miracle' years of 1970-2000. In the early stage of industrialization, the Mauritian government turned the island into an Export...
Possibility of Dumping in a Mixed Duopoly Model
ABSTRACTThe primary objective of antidumping regulations was to identify and to prevent predatory pricing. However, use of an antidumping duty to prevent alleged dumping has historically given producers relief from foreign products that could, in fact,...
Technology, Institutions and Productivity: Vietnamese Manufacturing Evidence
ABSTRACTThis paper investigates the determinants of productivity in Vietnamese manufacturing industries using firm level cross-section data in 2008. We analyze impacts of technology and institutions on firm productivity in considering different types...
The Effect of Global Financial Crisis on the Philippines' Export Sector: A Vector Auto-Regression Analysis
ABSTRACTThe 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC) caused the collapse of large financial institutions around the world; and contributed to the failure of various businesses that led to significant downturns in economic activities. This study assesses the...
The Implications of Government's Poverty Reduction Programs on the States of Poverty and Hunger in the Philippines1
ABSTRACTThe incidence of poverty has been a prevalent social issue in the Philippines. Poor living conditions are alarming and current measures of poverty incidence are high. Access to basic needs and assets becomes a struggle for households especially...
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