Proceedings of the 5th IAMB Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Winter 2009


Manuscripts listed alphabetically by Author

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Agboola, Akinlolu A.

Department of Management

University of Botswana

Gaborone, Botswana

The Impact of Digital Revolution on the Structure of Nigerian Banks

Author(s): Akinlolu A. Ayodeji


Avello, María

Professor, Comercialización e Investigación de Mercados

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid, Spain

Emotional States and Consumer Purchasing Behavior in Shopping Malls: An explanatory Model

Author(s): María Avello, Victor Molero


Baalbaki, Imad B.

Business School

American University of Beirut

Beirut, Lebanon

Private Labels in Lebanon: An Empirical Assessment

Author(s): Imad B. Baalbaki, Maya N. Yazbeck, Annelie B. Moukaddem


Bakstran, Lynn W.

Assistant Professor

Department of Management

Western New England College

Springfield, MA, USA

First Mover and First Developer Advantages During Shakeout in the U.S. Brewing Industry

Author(s): Lynn W.Bakstran, Kenneth J. Hatten


Bhatia, Sushil


Department of Strategy and International Business

Suffolk University

Boston, MA, USA

Better Strategy through better mind management

Author(s): Sushil Bhatia


Blettner, Daniela P.

Assistant Professor

Department of Management

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS, USA

How do consistently high performing companies adapt their allocation of resources and attention in response to external shocks?

Author(s): Daniela P. Blettner

Evolution of Shared Cognitive Structures in Entrepreneurial Teams and Opportunity Identification and Exploitation

Author(s): Daniela P. Blettner


Caudill, Helene L.

Assistant Professor

School of Management and Business

St. Edward's University

Austin, TX, USA

Lifestyle Discrimination: Employee Rights Versus Employer Interests

Author(s): Helene L.Caudill


Chinta, Deepti R.

Department of Healthcare Management

Katz Graduate School of Business

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Technology Tracks and Potential Barriers in US Healthcare Industry

Author(s): Deepti R. Chinta,


Chinta, Ravi R.

Associate Professor

Department of Management

Xavier University

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Double Whammy or Double Advantage: “Foreignness” and “Newness” as determinants of success in International Business

Author(s): Ravi R. Chinta, Nejat A.Capar


Cozzarin, Brian P.

Associate Professor

Department ofManagement Sciences

University of Waterloo

Waterloo, ON, Canada

A Complementary Analysis of Impact of Training Practices on Return on Investment

Author(s): Jennifer C Percival, Jichen Zhang, Brian P. Cozzarin


Pilar de Luis


Department of Businees Management

University of Zaragoza

Zaragoza, Spain

Stakeholder Salience in Gender Balance Strategy

Author(s): Pilar de Luis, Ángel Martínez, Manuela Pérez, M. José Vela, Estrella Bernal


Eggersman, Denise D.


Department of Academic

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Risks in Outsourcing Technology Overseas

Author(s): Denise D. Eggersman


Faurer, Judson C.



Metro State College of Denver

Denver, Colorado, USA

Managing Learning and Assessment in Accelerated Online Programs

Author(s): Judson C. Faurer


Fellesson, Markus

Senior Lecturer

Service Research Center

Karlsta university

Karlstad, Sweden

Innovations on the Right Track?

Author(s): Markus EA Fellesson, Patrik B Gottfridsson


Fisher, Donna K.

Associate Professor

School of Economic Development

Georgia Southern University

Georgia, Statesboro, USA

Using Economic Impact Analysis to Strengthen Foreign Trade Zone Applications

Author(s): Donna K. Fisher, Michael J. Cannell


Gough, Newell

Associate Professor

Department of Management

Boise State University

Boise, Idaho, USA

Technology Transfer and Innovative SMEs: Where is the Public Process more Effective - EU or US?

Author(s): Newell Gough


Guiler, Jeffery K.

Associate Professor

Department of Management

Robert Morris University

Moon Township, PA, USA

Private College and University Faculty: Fish or Fowl/Management or Union?

Author(s): Jeffery K. Guiler


Gupta, Parvinder

Associate Professor

Organization Behavior

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India


Author(s): Parvinder Gupta


Hailstock, Kevin B.

Web Emerse LLC

Rockville, MD, USA

The Social Networking Effect on Management and Business

Author(s): Kevin B. Hailstock


Han, Guohong H.

Assistant Professor

Department of Management

Youngstown State University

Youngstown, Ohio, USA

Gee…He Has So Many Connections, He Might Be A Good Leader: Examining the Link Between Social Networks, Leadership, and Workplace Deviance

Author(s): Guohong H. Han, Peter D. Harms


Heinen, Tobias T.


Institute of Production Systems and Logistics

Leibniz University of Hanover

Garbsen, Niedersachsen, Germany

Holistic Management of Factory Transformability

Author(s): Tobias T. Heinen, Peter P. Nyhuis


Herkenhoff, Linda M.


Graduate Business

Saint Mary's College

Moraga, CA, USA

Emotional Intelligence as a Differentiator in Values Based Communication

Author(s): Linda M. Herkenhoff


Khan, Khurram

Assistant Professor

Department of Management

Riphah International University

Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan

Impact of Job Involvement on Employee Satisfaction

Author(s): Khurram Khan


Kirkebak, Per P.

Associate professor

Engineering Department

Ostfold University College

Halden, Oslo, Norway

Science and Technology Studies as Research Strategy for Explaining LEAN Production Implementation

Author(s): Gunnar Andersson, Per P. Kirkebak


Latteman, Christoph

Assistant Professor

Department of Corporate Governance and E-Commerce

Universität Potsdam

Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany

The Impact of a Firm’s Strategic Orientation on the Likelihood of Engaging in Strategic Alliances: A Theoretical Perspective

Author(s): Danielle A. Chmielewski, Christoph Latteman


Li, Tian

Business Administration

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, School of Management

Wuhan, Hubei, China

The Discrepancy of Gender-based Self-leadership and Entrepreneurial intention

Author(s): ErHua Zhou, Tian Li, Chen Yuanyong


Lo, Yi-Ju

Assistant Professor

Department of Business Administration

Graduate School of Services & Technology Management

Yuan Ze University

Chung-Li, Taiwan, Taiwan

Firm Networks, Dynamic Capabilities, and Organizational Performance

Author(s): Yi-Ju Lo


Maharshak, Arie A.


Industrial Department

ORT Braude College

Karmiel, Israel

On Universities' Market Orientation

Author(s): Arie A. Maharshak, David D. Pundak


Maurer, Frantz


Department of Organisation, Control & Management

Bordeaux Business School

Talence CEDEX, France

Achieving Integrated Risk Management: Linking Strategy, Decision Making, and Workable Quantitative Tools

Author(s): Frantz Maurer


Miocevic, Dario

Department of Marketing

University of Split, Faculty of Economics

Split, Croatia

A Preliminary Assessment of Croatian SME Exporters\' Internationalization:  Is There a Gap

Author(s): Dario Miocevic


Mmereki, Rebana N.


Department of Management

University of Botswana

Gaborone, Botswana

Evalaution of Board Appointments and Composition: The case of Botswana

Author(s): Rebana N. Mmereki


Nagle, Brian M.

Associate Professor

Department of Accounting

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

An Investigation of the Impact of Codes of Ethics on the Opportunistic Judgment Tendencies in an Accounting-related Judgment

Author(s): Brian M. Nagle, David Wasieleski, Stephen Rau


Navarro-Flores, Olga I.


Department of Management and Technology

Université du Québec ŕ Montréal

Montréal, Québec, Canada

Power and Collaboration in Interorganizational Relationships: Paradox or Compromise?

Author(s): Olga I. Navarro-Flores


Nazrul, Islam


Department of Business Administration

East West University

Dhaka, Bangladesh

A Multivariate Analysis of the Selection Factors of Carbonated Soft Drinks in Bangladesh

Author(s): Islam Nazrul, Habib Md. Wahidul


Özdevecioglu, Mahmut  M.

Associate Professor

The faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences

Department of Business Administration

Erciyes University

Ankara, Kayseri, Turkey

The Effects of Finance Managers’ Occupational Stress on Mental and Physical Health at Workplace

Author(s): Mahmut M. Özdevecioglu, Azzem Ozkan, Talip Torun


Work-Family Conflict, Mental Health, Physical Health and Locus of Control: Test of Alternative Pathways

Author(s): Mahmut M. Özdevecioglu


The Relationship Between Impression Management Behaviors And Organizational Citizenship Behaviors: A Research In Turkey

Author(s): Mahmut M. Özdevecioglu, Sinem F. Erdem


The Effects of Marketing Strategies On Firms’ Innovation Performance In Turkey

Author(s): Lhami Vural, Mahmut M. Özdevecioglu


Patterson, Laura R.T.


VisionEdge Marketing

Austin, Texas, USA

Peformance Management is the Key to Successfully Managing Marketing in a Global Economy

Author(s): Laura R.T. Patterson


Rankhumise, Edward M.


Management and Entrepreneurship

Tshwane University of Technology

Gauteng, Pretoria, South Africa

Hurdles and Triggers Experienced by Rural SME Entrepreneurs in Pursuance of Their Business

Author(s): Edward  M. Rankhumise


Ravand, Mostafa

Department of Methods & Processes Mechanization

Tehran Regional Electricity Company (TREC)

Tehran, Iran

A Framework for Measuring Customer Satisfaction of Electric Power Quality

Author(s): Mostafa Ravand, Majid Khoshsirat


Rodriguez, Dario M.


Instituto de Sociologia

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Region Metropolitana, Santiago, Chile

Organizational Climate Studies as Listening Devises: Best Practices of a Large Corporation

Author(s): Dario M. Rodriguez, Rene F. Rios


Roessl, Petra

Europe Institute

Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

Vienna, Austria

Does Foreign Bank Entry Stimulate Trade and Investment? Evidence from the European Union

Author(s): Petra Roessl, Peter R. Haiss


Seshan, V.


Business Administration Division

Pepperdine University

Malibu, CA, USA

Early Assessments of Leadership Qualities in Graduating Capstone Class Seniors at Pepperdine University

Author(s): V. Seshan, Constance R. James, Richard B. Mann


Shaikh, M. Khalid


Business School

Loughborough University

United Kingdom

Rapid Assessment tools are Information Systems

Author(s): Mohammad K. Shaikh


Simon, Andrew F.

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ, USA

Interpersonal Conflict and Organizational Structure in a Non-Profit Agency

Author(s): Andrew F. Simon


Tchotourian, Ivan IT.

Associate Professor

Gestion des Entreprises et Administration

Université de Nantes

Nantes, France

New conception of the « best interest of corporation » in North-american and French corporate law

Author(s): Ivan IT. Tchotourian


Tinsley, Catherine H.

Associate Professor

McDonough School of Business

Georgetown University

Washington, DC, USA

Near Miss Events as Threats to Learning

Author(s): Catherine H. Tinsley, Robin L Dillon, Edward W. Rogers


Tixier, Maud


Department of Management and Communication


Cergy Pontoise CEDEX, France

The Contribution of the High End Hospitality Business to the International Renown of Courchevel

Author(s): Maud M. Tixier


Tosun, Nurhan Babür

Associate Professor

Department of Public Relations and Publicity

Faculty of Communications

Marmara University

Istanbul, Turkey

Managing Marketing Communications Strategically in a Developing Country

Author(s): Nurhan B. Tosun, Müberra Yüksel


Walia, Pardeep S.


Department of Commerce

Govt. College for Girls, Sec-11, Chd

Chandigarh, India

Trade Unionism and Industrial Disputes: Indian Perspective

Author(s): Pardeep Singh Walia


Williams, Bernie E.

Associate Professor

Faculty of Management

University of Lethbridge

Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

From Artist to Technician: The Emergence and Institutionalization of the On-line Professor

Author(s): Bernie E. Williams


Woodworth, Warner P.


Department of Organizational, Leadership & Strategy

Brigham Young University

Provo, UT, USA

Leveraging Business Models for Global Self-Reliance

Author(s): Warner P. Woodworth


Wulf, Serjosha S.


Institute of Production Systems and Logistics

Leibniz University of Hanover

Niedersachsen, Garbsen, Germany

Integrative Site Development  – Factory Planning Between Market Pull and Technology Push

Author(s): Serjosha S. Wulf, Peter P. Nyhuis


Zhang, Liqing

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology

Peking University

Beijing, China

The Augmentation, Substitution, and Competition between Money and Self-Esteem

Author(s): Liqing L. Zhang


Zhou, Erhua

Associate Professor

Vice Dean of Business Administration

Department of Business Administration

School of Management

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Wuhan, Hubei, China

The Comparison of High-Achieving Business Women/'s Way to Overcome Occupation Career Barriers Between in China and America

Author(s): Erhua Zhou, Lu Zhao


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