Journal of Competitiveness Studies

Articles from Vol. 26-2, No. 1, Spring-Summer

Bullying in the Workplace: The Great Balancing Act of Victim Rights and Organizational Policies
INTRODUCTION Workplace bullying includes repetitive, negative behavior exhibited by individuals or groups that is directed toward another individual or group with the intent to intimidate, degrade, humiliate or undermine the targets and interfere...
Do Executives Know What's Good for Customers?
INTRODUCTION In his book, Wealth of the Nation, Adam Smith argued that in the pursuit of their interests, the hard work of individuals would benefit both themselves and society. His emphasis on both individual and societal benefits set the stage...
Exploring Optimum Cost & Time for "Improving the Cemex Egypt Logistics Waiting Area" Project
INTRODUCTION CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high-quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries throughout the world. It maintains trade relationships in over 100 nations...
Exploring Social Responsibility across the Supply Chain: A Supplier's Perspective
INTRODUCTION In recent years, outsourcing has created new opportunities for buying firms; however, it has also triggered new issues and challenges. The unethical behaviors of some suppliers across the supply chain have motivated different stakeholder...
Leveraging Brand Heritage's Effects on Consumers' Attitudes and Intentions to Enhance Competitiveness
LITERATURE REVIEW Brand Heritage's Role in Increasing Competitiveness As the marketing literature indicates, it is quite common for companies to enhance their competiveness by leveraging their heritage through their branding strategies (Beverland,...
Machiavelli and the Cultural Relativity of Leadership: An Historical Perspective
INTRODUCTION Centuries before the popularity of contemporary research and writings on the influence of culture on management, Machiavelli (1469-1527) took into account the requirement of the time in the preparation of his books. The most famous,...
The Impact of Socialization Tactics on Organizational Outcomes in the Jordanian Private Sector
INTRODUCTION Employees are the pillars of an organization and for various reasons new vacancies continuously need to be filled (Mathis & Jackson 2011). Individuals who fill these new vacancies are called 'newcomers' and are seen in terms of...
The Key Role of Metacognition Monitoring in the Performance of Small Firms: The Mediating Roles of Systems, Orientation, Implementation, and Strategy
INTRODUCTION A quick glance at the United States Small Business Administration website will inform the reader about the size and scope of small and entrepreneurial businesses in the country. The numbers are quite striking, as of 2014 more than 28...
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