Journal of International Business Research

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

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 2, 2013

Analysis of Alternative Scenarios in the World Oil Market; OPEC with and without Russia
ABSTRACTThe main objective of this paper is to examine the potential influences of Russia's membership to OPEC on the existence market power in the world crude oil market. Additionally, this paper updates the findings of Alhajji and Huettner (2000b)...
An Examination of Inventory Costing Convergence under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and International Financial Reporting Standards
ABSTRACTAccounting principles in the United States are converging toward international standards. If convergence continues, and there are proponents and detractors, then the U.S. system of accounting, called Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP),...
Consumer Life Styles and Market Segmentation in Chile
ABSTRACTThis paper presents the results of lifestyle and ethnocentrism analysis, which has been used to understand the market segmentation in the Chilean consumer market. A sample of 602 consumers from Chile, a Latin American country with a very dynamic...
Effects of Capital Flight on a Small Economy: The Case of Fiji
ABSTRACTCapital outflows from Fiji are estimated using a variant of the residual approach. Since the political crisis of 1987 and up until 2003, a total of US$1.4 billion, averaging US$83 million per annum has leaked out of Fiji. This has translated...
Online Privacy Practices: Advances in China
ABSTRACTMuch of the research in the area of online privacy has been limited to the United States. However, with the Internet community truly global, studies dealing with policy issues of online privacy should extend internationally. Using a relativistic...
Partnerships for Innovation among European Small Businesses
ABSTRACTNetworks are increasingly important for small businesses that wish to engage in innovative projects. Although a small firm's own resources may be limited, a company can leverage external resources by sharing ideas, resources and capabilities....
Rise to Leadership: An Evaluation of African Maasai Women's Leadership
ABSTRACTFew Tanzanian Maasai women rise from poverty conditions to leadership positions (Fraser, Brown, Wright & Kiruswa, 2012). The Maasai, a pastoral semi-nomadic culture give women no tribal leadership roles over men (Nicholson, 2005). Tremendous...
The Implications of Government's Poverty Reduction Programs on the States of Poverty and Hunger in the Philippines
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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