Journal for East European Management Studies

Published at Chemnitz University in Germany and designed to promote a dialogue between East and West over issues emerging from management practice, theory, and related research in the transforming societies of Central and Eastern Europe.

Articles from Vol. 9, No. 4, 2004

Corporate Governance and Capital Groups in Poland*
The process of systemic change in Poland has brought about major changes in corporate governance. The enforcement of new laws has created a culture of compliance that has shaped capital groups and the management ethos of the groups, spurring them to...
Die Vorbereitung der Slowakischen Industriebetriebe Auf Den Beitritt in Die Europäische Union (Research Note)*
The paper defines crucial adjustment instruments of the Slovak business sector in the course of its accession to the European Union. Analysis of these instruments is illustrated with a sample of 110 Slovak manufacturing firms. Analysis shows that companies...
Editorial
Dear Reader,personnel management, leadership and organisation are closely linked and correlated. Very often, these areas are unpardonably neglected, nicely smiled at, due to their romantic impulsive nature, or just dismissed as second-rate. As a result,...
Enhanced Transition through Outward Internationalization
Andreja Jaklic / Marjan Svetlicic: Enhanced transition through outward internationalization. Outward FDI by Slovenian firms, Aldershot; Ashgate 2003.Undoubtedly, outward internationalization processes are of growing importance for the transforming countries...
HRM in Foreign Affiliates: A Multiple Case Study among Estonian Affiliates of Finnish Companies*
The key question concerning the HRM in MNCs is the extent of global standardization versus localization of HRM-practices. The present study analyses whether the Finnish companies operating in Estonia apply a clear strategical approach to their IHRM and...
Social Capital and Social Transformation in Russia*
Social capital is a valuable resource that can be raised and destroyed, and its level in society is path dependent and related to society 's "collective memory" of experience with power structures. Social capital is found both on the network as well...
The Behaviour of Managers in Austria and the Czech Republic: An Intercultural Comparison Based on the Vroom/Yetton Model of Leadership and Decision Making*
In this paper we compare the leadership behaviour of managers in Austria and the Czech Republic, employing the Vroom/Yetton situational leadership model. The model applies a methodology that is close-to-action in contrast to the collection of empirical...
The Challenges and Rewards of EU Integration International Conference on CEE Economic Development in Celebration of the 425th Anniversary of Vilnius University
Vilnius University, founded in 1579, is thought to be one of the oldest universities in the Central and East European region. This year, in commemoration of the 425th anniversary of the university and the 200th anniversary of the establishment of economic...
The Third International Conference on International Business in Tranforming and Emerging Economies of Central and Eastern Europe
The Third International Conference on International Business in Transition Economies, originally founded in Lithuania, took place on September 9-11, 2004, in Riga, Latvia. This time, the Conference was organized by the Stockholm School of Economics in...