International Management Review

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 1, 2008

Analyses of the Dynamic Factors of Cluster Innovation - A Case Study of Chengdu Furniture Industrial Cluster
[Abstract]The development of industrial clusters has become a world-wide economic phenomenon in the backgrounds of globalization and knowledge economy. In this paper, we reviewed the literature in this field. Based on the review, we first analyzed the...
An Analysis of the Influence of the Real Exchange Rate of RMB on the Chinese Foreign Trade Dependence Ratio
[Abstract]The author analyzes previous studies on the Chinese foreign trade dependence ratio first, and then makes the point that the real exchange rate of RMB is the important factor that influences its changes. This paper studies the relations between...
Burnout among Employees of a Multinational Corporation in Malaysia and Pakistan: An Empirical Examination
[Abstract]This study examined the relationship of job stress with burnout, job satisfaction and health problems among employees working in a large North American-based multinational corporation in Malaysia (N = 305) and Pakistan (N = 325). Data were...
Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions: Do Strategy or Post-Merger Integration Matter?
[Abstract]A new wave of cross-border mergers and acquisitions has begun. This is in spite of the fact that most of these mergers are likely to fail (Tuch & O'Sullivan, 2007; Lubatkin, 1983). However, recent research suggests the mergers can succeed...
Does Ownership and Culture Matter to Joint Venture Success?
[Abstract]Previous study shows that equity structure and cultural difference are important factors that influence the performance of joint ventures (JVs). Based on the JVs contract database and Import/Export ranking database we collected, our analysis...
Estimation of the Functions of Production, Demand, and Labor for a Jordanian Concrete Company: 1982-2006
[Abstract]The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the concrete production in Jordan. To achieve this purpose researchers study the Jordan concrete company. By studying and estimating three important variables, researchers have built three hypotheses....
Institutional Change Driven by Corporate Political Entrepreneurship in Transitional China: A Process Model
[Abstract]Corporate political entrepreneurship is one of the important political strategies used by corporations to seize the business opportunities that have emerged from the political arena. This strategy is more popularly used in transitional countries,...
Some Issues in US Healthcare
[Abstract]The paper highlights several problems with the current US healthcare system. The monies invested in the various healthcare areas are examined and compared with other western nations. Suggestions for controlling expenditures and bridging the...
The Effect of Intranet Use on Students' Achievement and Self-Confidence
[Abstract]For Arab institutions of higher education, there are difficulties and difficult choices ahead. One underlying problem is the lack of rigorous studies of technologies, their diverse consequences, the likes and dislikes of the technology, and...
The Impact of Firms' Capital Expenditure on Working Capital Management: An Empirical Study across Industries in Thailand
[Abstract]The purpose of this research is to investigate the impact of firms' capital expenditure on their working capital management. The author used the data colleted from listed companies in the Thailand Stock Exchange. The study used Shulman and...
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