Proceedings of the 7th IAMB Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Winter 2010

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International Studies

·  International Business

·  Cross Cultural Management

·  Globalization Outsourcing

Organizational Studies

·   Organizational Behavior

·   Human Resource Management

·   Conflict & Negotiation

·   Education & Training

Marketing Management

Strategic Management

·   Business Policy

·   Outsourcing

·   Entrepreneurship

·   Business Startups

·   Leadership

Technology Management

·  Innovation & Technology

·  Research & Operations



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International Studies

Aung, Cho Mon

Department of Marketing, Business Administration

Assumption University

Bangkok, Thailand

Interaction Orientation, Retail Selling and Shopper Culture Characteristics: A Proposed Model

Author(s): Cho Mon Aung, Olimpia C. Racela


Geringer, J. Michael


Department of Management

California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, CA, USA

Importance of International Business Skills and Education

Author(s): J. Michael m Geringer, William R. Pendergast


Ifran Javaid, Muhammad I

Faculty of Management Sciences

Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology

Islamabad, Pakistan

The impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on economic growth of Pakistan

Author(s): Muhammad I. Ifran Javaid, Yasir Kamal


Kang, Hsin-Hong


Graduate School of Business Administration

National Cheng Kung University

Tainan, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Do Exchange Rates Have Impact upon Financial Performance of Tourism in Taiwan? The Case of China Floating Exchange Rate

Author(s): Hsin-Hong Kang, Suechin Yang


Trejo, Bianca

Department of Psychology

Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL, USA

Cross-Cultural Differences among Students in Coping with Stress: The Influence of Type A personality

Author(s): Bianca Trejo, Catherine S. Daus


Wang, Yu-Ping

Assistant Professor

Department of International Business

National Dong Hwa University

Hua-Lien, Taiwan, R.O.C

The Determinants of Cultural Intelligence and Expatriates’ Entrepreneurship

Author(s): Yu-Ping Wang, Bih-Shiaw Jaw


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Marketing Management


Baalbaki, Imad B

Assistant Vice President for Development

Business School

American University of Beirut

Beirut, Lebanon

Strategic Challenges of the New Consumer Market Realities

Author(s): Imad B. Baalbaki


Herkenhoff, Kyle F

Department of Economics

University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Economic Vices Faced by the Fed

Author(s): Kyle F. Herkenhoff


Mohammadian Saravi, Mohsen

Assistant Professor

Department of Management

Islamic Azad University, Firozkoh Branch

Tehran, Firozkoh, Iran

The Factors Affecting the Relationships between Suppliers and Distributors: A Market Oriented Approach

Author(s): Mohsen Mohammadian Saravi, Shadan Vahabzadeh Monshi, Mahan Tabatabaei


Song, Wei

Assistant Professor

Department of Management

Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops, BC, Canada

The Determinants of Purchase Decision for Chinese Own Brand

Author(s): Wei Song


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Organizational Studies

Brar, Tejinder Singh


Department of Commerce

Sri Guru Gobind Singh College

Chandigarh, India

Equal Opportunity Employer: Model of Corporate Social Responsibility for India

Author(s): Tejinder Singh Brar


Chen, Chen Wen

Department of Business Management

National Sun Yat-Sen University

Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Organizational Structure Change under Bank Merger

Author(s): Chen Wen Chen, Chin shun Wu


Chhatwal, Anita K

Library Department

Sri Guru Gobind Singh College

Chandigarh, India

Application of Knowledge Management in Indian Libraries

Author(s): Anita K. Chhatwal


Daus, Catherine S


Department of Psychology

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL, USA

The Importance of Emotions during Business Mergers

Author(s): Catherine S. Daus, Bianca Trejo


Ezane Joseph, Kodjo E

Department of Business and Management

Donghua University

Shanghai, China

Human Resources Motivation in a Utility Company: A Case Study

Author(s): Kodjo Ezane Joseph


Faurer, Judson C


Department of Management

Metropolitan State College of Denver

Denver, CO, USA

The Use of Learning Teams in Ground vs Online Classes

Author(s): Judson C. Faurer


Harte, Brian K

Assistant Professor

Department of Business & Liberal Arts

State University of New York at Canton

Canton, NY, USA

Analyzing Illegal Corporate Behavior: Effectiveness of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Author(s): Brian K. Harte, Mary L. Lind


Herkenhoff, Linda M


Department of Graduate Business

Saint Mary's College

Moraga, CA, USA

A Correlational Approach to the Study of Professional Culture and Intraorganizational Conflict

Author(s): Linda M. Herkenhoff


Jacinto, Maria Josefina D

Department of Management

Colorado Technical University

Institute for Advanced Studies

Colorado Springs, CO, USA

Andagogy and Accounting

Author(s): Maria Josefina D. Jacinto, Richard Morfopoulos


Jayaweera, Thushel A

Department of Sociology

University of Bristol

Avon, West of England, United Kingdom

Examining Sources of Influence on Job Performance in a Hospitality Environment:A Preliminary Investigation

Author(s): Thushel A. Jayaweera


Martinez-Sanchez, Angel

Associate Professor

Department of Economia y Direccion de Empresas

University of Zaragoza

Zaragoza, Spain

Labor Flexibility and Innovation: The Moderator Effect of Environmental Dynamism

Author(s): Angel Martinez-Sanchez, Maria-Jose Vela-Jimenez, Manuela Perez-Perez, Pilar Luis-Carnicer


Morin, Lucie C

Associate Professor

Department of Human Resources

University of Quebec in Montreal

Montréal, Québec, Canada

Employees’ Retention by Training and Compensation in Generational Groups

Author(s): Lucie C. Morin, Stéphane C. Renaud


Muniswamappa, Srinivas


Department of Civil

Karnataka Rural Infrastructure Development Ltd

Karnataka, Bangalore, India

Performance Appraisal System for Reformation: - A Case Study of Karnataka Land Army Corporation Ltd

Author(s): Srinivas Muniswamappa, Santosh Kumar, Suresh B. Hanumanthappa


Peretz, Hilla

Assistant Professor

Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

Ort Braude College

Karmiel, Karmiel, Israel

National values\' effects on affirmative action: A study across 21 countries

Author(s): Hilla Peretz, Yitzhak Fried


Rockey, Edward H


Graziadio School of Business and Management

Pepperdine University

Westlake Village,, CA, USA

Creativity in Management Curricula

Author(s): Edward H. Rockey


Swid, Amr A

Department of Management

Aston Business School

Birmingham, United Kingdom

   New York Institute of Technology

   Manama, Bahrain

The Interaction between Traits and Socialization Efforts in Newcomer Adjustment

Author(s): Amr A Swid

Personality Traits: Influence on Proactivity towards Newcomers' Adjustment

Author(s): Amr A Swid


Zhang, Liqing

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology

Peking University

Beijing, China

Social Acceptance Reduces Egocentric Perception of Fairness

Author(s): Liqing Zhang, Roy F. Baumeister


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Strategic Management

Asel, Johannes A

Institute for Strategic Management and Management Control

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Vienna, Austria

Effects of the Current Economic Crisis on the use of Management Control Systems

Author(s): Johannes A. Asel, Arthur Posch, Gerhard Speckbacher


De Villiers, Quintin C

Department of Business Administration

Pepperdine University

Malibu, CA, USA

The Interdisciplinary Benefits of Fossil Fuel Technology with Alternative Energy technology for specific Market Segments in the Integrated Oil & Gas Industry

Author(s): Quintin de Villiers, V. Seshan


Eulerich, Marc

Assistant Professor

Department of WISO

TU Dortmund

Dortmund, Germany

Strategic Corporate Governance

Author(s): Marc Eulerich, Anja Schulz


Kern, Alexander H

Department of Strategic Management and Innovation

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Vienna, Austria

Strategy Implementation and Performance

Author(s): Alexander H. Kern


Mariza, Ita

Assistant Professor

Business School

Universitas Pelita Harapan

Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia

The Effect of Quality of Education Process on Image and Market Performance of Private University in Indonesia

Author(s): Ita Mariza


Rankhumise, Edward M

Department of Management and Entrepreneurship

Tshwane University of Technology

Gauteng, Pretoria, South Africa

Lessons and Challenges faced small business owners in running their businesses successfully: A case of Mpumalanga Province.

Author(s): Edward M. Rankhumise


Şenel, Mine

Department of Industrial Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering

Anadolu University, İkieylül Campus

Eskişehir, Turkey

The Effect of EFQM Excellence Model Applications on the Perceived Service Quality: An Application in Health Sector

Author(s): Mine Şenel, Bilgin Şenel


Simon, Andrew F

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

Seton Hall University

Chatham, N.J., USA

Working with Remote Leadership: Reconsidering Organizational Identity and Efficient Communication

Author(s): Andrew F. Simon


Wang, Li-Wen

Department of Information Management

I-Shou University

Kaohsiung County, Taiwan

The Six Sigma Project Management for Improvements of Quality and Performance

Author(s): Lisa Y. Chen, Li-Wen Wang


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Technology Management

Ahmed, Mohammed R

School of Advanced Studies

University of Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

A Model for Formulating a New Product Development Strategy in a High-Intensity Industry

Author(s): Mohammed R. Ahmed, Pedro F. Pellet, Bahaudin Mujtaba


Butt, Irfan

Assistant Professor

Suleman Dawood School of Business

Lahore University of Management Sciences

Lahore, Pakistan

Factors Influencing the Development of Manufacturing Strategy: Evidence From A Developing Country

Author(s): Irfan Butt, Adeel Tariq, Uma Kumar, Vinod Kumar


Hailstock, Kevin B


Venture Networks LLC

Arlington, VA, USA

Technology Marginalization: The \Middle-Class\" Corporate Digital Divide"

Author(s): Kevin B Hailstock, Bruce D Henderson, Morrie Kayanan


Kanwal, Preet

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science

Sri Guru Gobind Singh College

Chandigarh, India

Wireless Technology Issues and Concerns: A Business Perspective

Author(s): Preet Kanwal


Martinez-Sanchez, Angel

Associate Professor

Department of Economia y Direccion de Empresas

University of Zaragoza

Zaragoza, Spain

Agile Manufacturing: Moderator Effect between Workplace Flexibility, Innovation and Firm Performance

Author(s): Angel Martinez-Sanchez, Manuela Perez-Perez, Maria-Jose Vela-Jimenez, Silvia Abella-Garces, Pilar-de Luis-Carnicer

Innovation and Human Resource Flexibility: Analysis in a Cooperative, Dynamic and High-Tech Context

Author(s): Angel Martinez-Sanchez, Silvia Abella-Garces, Manuela Perez-Perez, Maria-Jose Vela-Jimenez


Randall, Craig A

Department of Management

Bantley University

Waltham, MA, USA

Obstacles to Innovation: Organizational Limits to Sequential Action From an Agency Perspective

Author(s): Craig A. Randall


Sutyarjoko, Meiditomo E

School of Economic

Universitas Indonesia

Banten, Jakarta, Indonesia

Application type and usage experience in Multi Technology Acceptance Model: An Empirical Study in Mobile Internet Services in Indonesia

Author(s): Meiditomo E. Sutyarjoko, Ita Mariza


Woodcock, Timothy G

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Information Systems

Texas A & M University Central Texas

Kileen, Texas, USA

Neural Network Analysis of Business Data: A Power Tool for Data Mining

Author(s): Timothy G. Woodcock, Thomas P. Bradley, Shauna Bewicke


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