International Journal of Management

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

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 4, December

A Comparison of the Product Costing Practices of Large and Small- to Medium-Sized Enterprises: A Survey of British Manufacturing Firms
There has been a great deal of research into product costing practices, but much of this has paid little attention to differences in product costing practices between various sizes of firm. This paper addresses this deficiency by comparing the product...
Antecedents of Normative Integration in Multinational Companies: A Conceptual Model
This paper explores the topic of normative integration and its antecedents in multinational companies. Normative integration is the convergence of objectives, values, and norms of behavior in a multinational company. The topic is under-researched and...
A Relationship Marketing Model for Brand Advertising Websites: An Analysis of Consumers' Perceptions
Brand Advertising web sites remain the only integrated Internet advertising format that enables under circumstances complete fulfilment of the marketing communication model. Companies communicate advertising content while consumers communicate feedback....
Effects of Changes in the Precision of Public versus Private Information on Market Liquidity at the Time of Earnings Announcements
We investigate the relationship between public and private information precision and market liquidity around earnings announcements. Increases in the precision of public information should reduce information asymmetry between informed and uninformed...
Effects of Current Nursing Management Styles on the Retention and Recruitment of Nurses: A Review of the Literature
The current nursing management style that tends to be most favored in practice is a task-oriented transactional style, leaving little decision making autonomy on significant issues to the nurse being managed. This style, unfortunately, has the unintended...
Effects of Demographic and Personal Factors on Job Burnout: An Empirical Study in Iran
While burnout is a type of job stress which might be affected by a variety of factors, it can have negative implications for both employees and employers. This study aims to examine the level of job burnout among Iranian librarians. Also, it focuses...
Effects of Dynamic Strategies on Capital Market Performance: A Test among Automobile Companies in Japan, North America and Europe
A comprehensive explanation of dynamic strategies in the event of changes in a firm's environment, competitive reactions, or a deterioration in a firm's competences and it's resulting economic impact is presented. The paper identifies three explanatory...
Evaluation of Human Resources Using Development Performance Management (DPM): A Study among Schools in Taiwan
This study aims to understand human resource development at elementary schools in Taiwan region and to analyze conditions, problems, and obstacles to development in order to assess the feasibility of applying Development Performance Management (DPM)...
Foreign Institutional Investors and Firm Characteristics: A Study of Indian Firms
The study analyses the inter-firm differences in the foreign institutional investors 'portfolio investment with respect to the firm characteristics for a sample of Indian firms. The firm specific characteristics studied are promoters' shareholding, firm...
Frederick Winslow Taylor: One Hundred Years of Managerial Insight
One hundred years ago, the publication of a small book set off an international firestorm. The book's author, Frederick Winslow Taylor, is widely recognized as a founder of the modern management movement. His fiery personality and radical approach to...
Governance Mechanisms, Prior International Diversification and Organizational Inertia: A Longitudinal Test of Large United States Firms
We draw from agency theory and take into account organizational inertia to argue that, over time, firms determine their future international strategy based on the level of current strategy because their commitments and investments become institutionalized...
Impact of Professional Development on the Performance of Secondary School Principals: A Managerial Perspective
This study was designed to investigate the impact of professional development on the performance of managers, in this case, secondary school heads. The sample comprised 31 principals of secondary schools in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Each of the school heads...
Manager and Worker Perceptions of Factors Influencing Promotion in High-Tech Industry: An Empirical Study in Israel
The paper compares between the perceptions of worker s and managers in the Israeli hightech industry regarding the factors influencing promotion. A questionnaire containing series of factor s related to promotion was conducted to 180 employees in an...
Perceived Effectiveness of Business Internships: Student Expectations, Experiences, and Personality Traits
Student internships are an integral part of most higher education programmes. Using student ratings, this study empirically examines perceived effectiveness of business internships, students' academic preparation, and internship placement and support...
Perceptions of Equity and Job Satisfaction: A Study of University Employees in Egypt
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships among perceptions of internal and external equity as independent variables and job satisfaction as a dependent variable among the employees working at Egyptian private universities. Another...
Perceptions of the Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs: An Empirical Study in China
The degree to which an entrepreneur fits a specific cultural prototype may have important consequences for the success of an entrepreneurial venture. To date, research regarding the impact of cultural dimensions on entrepreneurial characteristics has...
Risk-Taking as a Moderator of the Effect of Team Reflexivity on Product Innovation: An Empirical Study
In this paper, we argue that the degree to which products are truly innovative can help to determine their success or failure in the market place. The innovative products that offer uniqueness and superiority can be developed when the team can transform...
Roles between Growth and Flexibility Options in the Investment Decisions of Multinational Firms: Implications for Corporate Governance
Multinational flexibility literature has shed light in new directions on why and how firms invest internationally for what purpose. In increasing interest on multinational corporation (MNC) flexibility in times of uncertainty, at best the current status...
Supply Chain Relationships and Design Quality: The Moderating Effect of Organization Culture
Chinese automobile manufacturers become more competitive in global market. One critical success factor in the industry has proven to be effective supply chain relationships (SCR). The purpose of this study is to investigate the moderating effect of organization...
The Acceptance of Senge's Learning Organisation Model among Managers in China: An Interview Study
Senge's model has been widely accepted as a theoretical scheme for developing learning organisations but there is little evidence for fully developed learning organisations in the West. This paper explored the extent to which managers' in China behave...
The Effect of Capital Structure on Profitability: Evidence from the United States
The relationship between capital structure and profitability cannot be ignored because the improvement in the profitability is necessary for the long-term survivability of the firm. This paper seeks to extend Abor's (2005) findings regarding the effect...
The Effect of Firm Characteristics on Choice of Debt Financing
This study examines the effects of a firm's credit rating, size, market-to-book ratio, profitability, degree of leverage, and tangible assets on its choice of debt financing. Using a comprehensive U.S. sample of 3077 public debt offerings, 2164 private...
The Effects of Agency Costs among Interfirm Alliances: A Study of Singapore Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMES) in China
The objective of this paper is to conduct empirical research on the influence of agency costs on alliance performance in China. From the literature reviews, five hypotheses incorporating opportunism, goal congruence, information exchange, inter-organizational...
The Effects of Physical Attractiveness and Gender on Selection Decisions: An Experimental Study
We investigated the impact of physical attractiveness and gender on selection decisions when participants were given a business justification for hiring attractive candidates. Students (n=297) enrolled in undergraduate and graduate courses participated...
The Influence of Ownership Structure on the Implementation of National Codes of Corporate Governance: Development of Research Propositions
From a theoretical perspective, this paper examines the implementation of codes of corporate governance that have been adopted by many countries. The main argument presented in this paper is that while codes could have been adopted at country-level the...
The Influence of the Software Industry on Developing Economies: The Case of China
Software lies at the heart of the information technology industry. It is argued in this paper that it also influences the development of an economy, especially in a developing country. In this paper, we construct an index system to indicate the 'state...
The Legitimacy and Efficacy of Current Organizational Theory: An Analysis
This article examines organization, management, and leadership theory development and evolution from the perspectives of legitimacy and efficacy. Based on this examination, we support rigorous testing and grounded theory approaches, advocate the use...
The Performance of Momentum Investment Strategies: An International Examination of Stock Markets
This study examines the performance of momentum investment strategies when applied to the national stock market indices of 48 countries during 1999 to 2007. The momentum strategies propose that investors buying past winners and selling past losers. The...
Urban or Rural Living as a Moderator of the Effects of Consumer Emotions and Habits on Acceptance of Food Product Innovation
This paper aims to extend the existing literature by determining to what consumer characteristics influence the structure of the choice process using the means-end chain (MEC) theory and the analysis of consumers' emotions when purchasing an ethnic food...
Use of RFID Technology to Overcome Inefficiencies in the Supply Chain: An Analysis of Renault's Operations in Iran
The adoption of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology has been utilized by a vast number of firms throughout the world. However, there are implications that can limit the universal application of RFID. When and how RFID technology can provide...
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