International Journal of Management

International Journal of Management is a trade journal focusing on International Management

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 1, March

A Chinese-United States Joint Venture Business Ethics Model and Its Implications for Multi-National Firms
The study of business ethics has continuously attracted researchers' attention (Hunt and Vitell 1986, De George 1987, Ferrell et al 1989, Gundlach and Murphy 1993, Lovett et al 1999). These studies, however, concentrate on comparing European and North...
An Empirical Investigation of the Values of Iranian Executives: Traditional versus Global Market-Based Orientations
This study offers rare insights into the practices and values that shape business performance in the Iranian business environment. The values of a sample of Iranian executives are examined in the context of the unique Iranian business culture. Based...
An Examination of the Costing Process in a Technology Centre: Lessons for Management
This paper reports the results of a study of the costing procedures in a technology (or research centre) of a multinational UK company operating in the metalworking industry. Research contracts carried out within the company or in conjunction with other...
An Examination of the Linkages between Foreign and Domestic Banks in Malaysia, Using the Error-Correction Mechanism Test
Using error-correction mechanism (ECM) test, the study has re-confirmed that no long run relationship of the output between foreign banks and domestic banks in Malaysia. This finding re-confirms the previous work by Tang (2001). Some policy implications...
Critical Management Practices Leading to Venture Consideration by Mass Merchandisers: An Empirical Study
A study was conducted using data from the assessment of 1681 small manufacturing enterprises wishing to establish supplier relationships with a major mass merchandiser. The firm assessment process was examined to determine which management practices...
Developing a Model for a Supply Chain Management Major in a United States University in the New Millennium
With significant growth in supply chain activities in manufacturing and other industries in the United States, there has been a tremendous opportunity for preparing our university students into a Supply Chain Management (SCM) career path in this new...
How Real Is the Rhetoric? A Survey of American HR Managers' Views about HRM
One of the criticisms that has been persistently levelled against Human Resource Management (HRM) is that it represents an academic as opposed to applied discipline. The paper recognises the criticism that there is a distinction between the rhetoric...
Major Causes for the Korean Financial Crisis in 1997
Our study investigates the major causes of the Korean financial crisis in 1997. In a later paper, we will identify the reforms implemented to recover from the crisis. The Korean government believes that the main cause of the financial crisis in 1997...
Metaphors of Economic Activity in 19th and 20th Century Western Art
This paper examines the use of economic subject matter in 19th and 20th century Western paintings. We find that while economic activity occupies a large, portion of daily human life, it has been largely ignored as a subject matter for art. The paper...
The Development and Application of an Organisational Learning Matrix
Much of the organizational learning literature have emphasized on various models of learning and have convincingly argued how learning organizations will have greater competitive advantage than those with lesser learning capabilities. Yet, there is a...
The Effect of Terrorist Attacks on Shareholder Value: A Study of United States International Firms
The U.S. economy has entered a new era of battling terrorism. The financial world was rocked by the events of September 11, 2001 and continues to struggle with the valuation affirms in an uncertain global operating environment. This study examines the...
The Effect of the Competitive Status of an Organization on the Relevance of Different Performance Criteria: A Conceptual Analysis
This article discusses performance criteria from the viewpoint of competitive advantage. Based on the concept of competitive advantage, the criteria used to assess employees' performance are suggested to be contingent on the competitive status of a firm....
The History of Industrial Democracy in Sweden: Industrial Revolution to 1980
This paper is a brief discussion of the early history of industrial democracy in one Scandinavian country: Sweden. Specific attention is paid to the evolving labor laws and the impact they had in creating this truly unique nation-wide approach to cooperative...
The Impact of Quality Control Circles and Education on Organizational Commitment in Northern Mexico Assembly Plants
The number of assembly plants in Northern Mexico, also known as maquiladora, has grown over the years. However, expatriate managers in Mexico face major challenges including the building of an appropriate relationship and developing and maintaining organization...
The Relation between Firm Survival and the Achievement of Balance among Its Stakeholders: An Analysis
The new environment and the strategic management it calls for have changed the relationship between the organisation and its stakeholders to the effect that companies have to take into account the interests of all the stakeholders. This will imply an...
The Selection and Management of Cost Justification Techniques among Advanced Manufacturing Technology Companies in Malaysia
This paper investigates the selection and management of cost justification techniques on AMT among the manufacturers in Malaysia. Adoption of AMT involves huge amount of investment and a high degree of uncertainty, and therefore a considerable level...

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