Multinational Business Review

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 3, Fall

An Examination of Cross-Cultural Differences in Attitudes towards Risk: Testing Prospect Theory in the People's Republic of China
ABSTRACT:A research stream known as prospect theory describes how decision biases lead to results that differ from those predicted by classical utility theory (Kahneman and Tversky, 1979). Prospect theory hypothesizes that individuals will experience...
Explaining Imports and Exports: A Focus on Non-Maquiladora Mexican Firms
ABSTRACT:This paper examines both the imports and exports of non-maquiladora Mexican firms, theorizing that importing is generally motivated by exploration for new resources and exporting by exploitation of existing resources. Our results indicate that...
Launching A Consumer Product in China
ABSTRACT:This article is an edited verion of a presentation by Roger Marks at the 2005 U.S. China Business Forum sponsored by the World Trade Center Chicago and the U.S. and Chicago Chambers of Commerce. The high turnout by individuals from private industry...
Managerial Incentives to Diversify and Shareholder Monitoring: Evidence from International Acquisitions
ABSTRACT:The authors examine how a firm's risk change around an international acquisition is related to the managerial equity interest in the firm. Focusing on the international acquisitions made by bidding firms that have weak monitoring from outside...
Monitoring Reverse Logistics Programs: A Roadmap to Sustainable Development in Emerging Markets
ABSTRACT:This manuscript develops a reverse logistics monitoring system for controlling reverse flows of materials through marketing channels in emerging economies. Institutional theory is incorporated to show that both positive and negative impacts...
Towards an Understanding of Terrorism Risk in the MNE
ABSTRACT:Based on a literature review of terrorism and global business literature, this paper addresses those conditions that may lead to new considerations about risk and its management at policy and the MNE (multinational enterprise) level. How do...