International Journal of Management

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

Articles from Vol. 23, No. 1, March

An Examination of the Determinants of Mutual Fund Performance over Different Investment Horizons
The performance of mutual funds has been measured with data in fixed intervals such as weeks or months. This is, however, not reasonable because funds of different objectives differ in risk attitudes, and hence also differ in their holding horizons....
An Investigation of Factors That Influence Senior Executives to Accept Innovations in Information Technology
To use innovations successfully and effectively the role of acceptance is crucial, especially for innovations in the field of Information Technology (IT). Several theoretical models from the technology and social psychology are available to support the...
Effect of Social Capital and Absorptive Capability on Innovation in Internet Marketing
This study explores how website structure and customer relationships affect customer knowledge flow and innovation in Internet marketing in Taiwan. This investigation assumes that the website is a center of information flow and that visiting customers...
Fear of Success and Fear of Appearing Incompetent: A Study of African American Women Business Aspirants
This research was designed to extend the work of previous studies examining the fear of success and fear of appearing incompetent, particularly in relationship to how they are affected by attitudes toward women. The focus of this study was on African...
Influences on Employee Career Strategy Adoption in the Information Service Industry: Superior Leadership Style or Employee Achievement Motivation?
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationships between superior's leadership styles and subordinate's achievement motivation on career strategy adoption by subordinates in the information service industry in Taiwan. Canonical correlation...
In Search of Disability Resource Information in the United States: A Managerial Perspective
Census 2000 counted 49.7 million people with some type of disabilities in the United States of America. This estimate, however, excludes people in the military, war veterans, and those who are committed to institutions. In order to ensure equal opportunity...
Knowledge Management Processes in International Business Alliances: A Review of Empirical Research, 1990-2003
In this study, we first carried out a survey of empirical research studies on knowledge management processes in international business alliances published during the years 1990-2003, and organized them using two dimensions: the process focus of a study...
Research and Knowledge Building in Management Studies: An Analysis of Methodological Preferences
The overall aim of this paper is to explore the nature of the methodology employed in research published in some of the top business and management journals, with a view to understanding aspects of the creation of management knowledge. The article commences...
The Development of a Solution to the Single-Machine Total Weighted Completion Time Problem with a Learning Effect
This paper considers a single-machine total weighted completion time scheduling problem with a learning effect. As the weighted shortest processing time first rule cannot provide an optimal solution, this paper proposes an effective heuristic algorithm...
The Development of Strategic Intelligence: A Managerial Perspective
The notion of Strategic Intelligence (SQ) leads to strategic excellence. Strategy is a journey of planning, implementing, evaluating and adjusting while paying attention and focusing on the right things. We must progress from strategic planning, to strategic...
The Effect of Tactile Stimulation on the Purchasing Behaviour of Consumers: An Experimental Study in a Natural Setting
Numerous researches have shown that touch increases compliance to a request made by the "toucher". Customer's behavior is also affected by tactile stimulation. No previous studies have examined the marketing implications of being touched, when the 'toucher'...
The Effect of the Life-Cycle Stage of an Organization on the Relation between Corporate Control and Product Innovation
This study examined the effect of organizational life cycle (OLC) stage on the relationship between corporate control and subsidiaries' product innovation within a conglomerate in Taiwan. Results from a survey of 42 subsidiaries support a contingency...
The Impact of Structural Changes in Leisure Time on the Perceptions of Recreational Activities: A United States Survey
Using a random sample of 1050 individuals, a perceptual map of 12 recreational activities is presented. Our perceptual map primary significance lies in the importance of the dimensions identified to distinguish recreational activities and the positioning...
The Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning and Product Data Management in Semiconductor Related Industries: An Empirical Study in Taiwan
Along with the development of information technology and fierce competition among industries, how to best use, manage and apply enterprise resources has become a critical issue in industrial transformation. In practice, management concepts can be implemented...
The Relationships among Share Repurchases, Employee Stock Ownership Plan and Real Investment Expenditure in Taiwan: An Empirical Study
Taiwan's Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) slightly differs from that in developed countries because the employees of high-tech firms in Taiwan do not need to pay to receive stock as a bonus. This situation causes indirect losses to original stockholders....
Using Extreme Value Theory to Improve Management Decision-Making with an Application to the Chinese Cinema in Hong Kong
This paper applies extreme value theory to the Cantonese movie business to demonstrate how these new statistical tools can be used to inform managerial decision making. We apply two competing statistical models from extreme value theory-the Pareto and...
Using Information Quality Techniques to Improve Production Planning and Control
The objective of this research is to enhance the management of Production Planning and Control (PPC) by implementing Information Quality (IQ) through Automated Information Systems (AIS) between Business to Business (B2B) transactions. The contribution...
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