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Published on Dec 1, 2019in Journal of World Business5.79
Michael Dowling19
Estimated H-index: 19
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Colm O’Gorman1
Estimated H-index: 1
(DCU: Dublin City University)
+ 1 AuthorsDieter Vanwalleghem1
Estimated H-index: 1
Abstract The decision by a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) to take on equity requires trust, due to reliance on the good intentions of the parties involved. Drawing on a social capital perspective, we argue that national interpersonal and institutional trust positively influences SME attitudes towards equity financing. We also hypothesize a substitution effect between interpersonal and institutional trust. Through a large survey of European SMEs in 26 countries, we confirm the presence o...
Published in Journal of World Business5.79
Min Ju6
Estimated H-index: 6
(UMSL: University of Missouri–St. Louis),
Janet Y. Murray25
Estimated H-index: 25
(UMSL: University of Missouri–St. Louis)
+ -3 AuthorsMasaaki Kotabe48
Estimated H-index: 48
(TU: Temple University)
Abstract Concurrent sourcing is critical to multinational firms’ operations in emerging economies, such as China. Despite its prominence, research is lacking on the underlying conditions and performance implications of this strategy. We investigate the driving factors of multinational firms’ concurrent sourcing strategy and test whether concurrent sourcing outperforms other types of sourcing strategies. Our empirical findings suggest that multinational firms tend to choose concurrent sourcing un...
Published in Journal of World Business5.79
Waymond Rodgers18
Estimated H-index: 18
(UTEP: University of Texas at El Paso),
Eyad Alhendi (Taibah University), Feixue Xie (UTEP: University of Texas at El Paso)
Abstract This study examines whether and how foreignness affects internal auditors’ compliance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (the Standards) from social and culture perspective. It demonstrates that foreignness, such as language and relational social capital, has a significant impact on auditors’ compliance with the Standards, especially with respect to cybersecurity, independence and objectivity, individual objectivity, and governance of the...
Published on Nov 1, 2019in Journal of World Business5.79
Ulf Andersson (MDH: Mälardalen University College), Chris Brewster51
Estimated H-index: 51
(MDH: Mälardalen University College)
+ 2 AuthorsGeoffrey Wood27
Estimated H-index: 27
(MDH: Mälardalen University College)
Abstract Although the core concepts underlying IB and IHRM provide a common lexicon and epistemology, this commonality is often more implicit than explicit. We highlight not only the common ground but also the lack of critical dialogue between the two fields. This paper asks: What can each field learn from the other? What do scholars from IB learn from IHRM and vice versa? We identify a possible agenda and concerns regarding theory building as a basis for dialogue between the two fields.
Published on Nov 1, 2019in Journal of World Business5.79
Jonas Gamso2
Estimated H-index: 2
(ASU: Arizona State University),
Roy C. Nelson2
Estimated H-index: 2
(ASU: Arizona State University)
Abstract This study explores whether partnering with the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) protects foreign investors from aggressive actions by host countries’ governments. Building on the obsolescing bargaining model, we theorize that host states fear that hostile actions towards IFC-supported investments will damage their relationships with the World Bank. Within this context IFC support deters host government aggression towards investments. We assess our argument using cou...
Published on Nov 1, 2019in Journal of World Business5.79
Yimai Lewis (North Central College), Konstantinos Bozos5
Estimated H-index: 5
(University of Leeds)
Abstract Do international acquisitions increase acquirers’ risk? If so, can cross-border uncertainties interact and offset such risk? The perspective of integrated risk management suggests international acquirers could mitigate their overall risk through the interplay of various levels of uncertainties. Using asset pricing to measure shifts in risk and a large sample of international acquisitions by US firms during 2000–2014, we find that acquirers can reduce their risk by trading internal and d...
Published on Nov 1, 2019in Journal of World Business5.79
Hyoungjin Lee (KU: Korea University), Chris Changwha Chung10
Estimated H-index: 10
(KU: Korea University),
Paul W. Beamish59
Estimated H-index: 59
(UWO: University of Western Ontario)
Abstract This study examines how the composition of subsidiaries’ mandates affects their survival, by investigating the configurational characteristics of mandate portfolios. Examining data from 1991 to 2017 on 14,952 foreign subsidiaries of 4,877 multinational enterprises reveals that while having a mandate portfolio with greater scope in relation to same-parent subsidiaries enhances the survivability of foreign subsidiaries, the effect is weakened when the portfolio has a higher degree of over...
Published on Nov 1, 2019in Journal of World Business5.79
Randi Lunnan12
Estimated H-index: 12
(BI Norwegian Business School),
Sara L. McGaughey8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Griffith University)
Abstract We investigate how a brand-owning MNE can coordinate and safeguard exchanges in its international production network following a decline in formal authority and a shift in ‘hub firm’ status to another member of the network. Our empirical material is drawn from a case study of a Norwegian shipbuilder. We illuminate what mechanisms are used by a network orchestrator in a peripheral position with limited formal authority, when they are used, and by whom they are developed and deployed. Our...
Published on Jul 1, 2019in Journal of World Business5.79
Ella Glikson1
Estimated H-index: 1
(CMU: Carnegie Mellon University),
Miriam Erez37
Estimated H-index: 37
(Technion – Israel Institute of Technology)
Abstract Focusing on the micro-dynamics of intercultural communication in global virtual teams, we hypothesize that relationally-oriented content, communicated in the first message, and exchanged in the early stage of team formation, facilitates the emergence of psychologically safe communication climate, which in turn improves team performance. We test our hypotheses by examining early asynchronous communication in sixty global virtual teams of MBA students and measuring team communication clim...
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