Proceedings of the 9th IAMB Conference in Orlando, Florida, USA

Winter 2011

Manuscripts listed alphabetically by Author

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Åberg, Annika 


Department of Service research center

Karlstad University

Karlstad, Sweden

Money in Everyday Life

Author(s): Annika Åberg, Markus Fellesson, Anna Alexson


Ahmed, Tarek Taha. 


Department of Business

The Dean of Faculty of Business

Pharos University in Alexandria

Alexandria, Egypt

A Proposed Model for Predicting the E-Learning Effectiveness in Higher-Education Institutions: An Empirical Study in Egypt

Author(s): Tarek Taha Ahmed


Ahmed, Mohammed R. 

School of Advanced Studies

University of Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

A Value Based Model for Executive Compensation

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


Akagun Ergin, Elif 

Assistant Professor

Department of Management                                                           

Cankaya University

Ankara, Turkey

A Study of Shopping Motives: The Case of Young Turkish Consumers

Author(s): Elif Akagun Ergin


Akhtar, Hameeda 


Department of Management Sciences

International Islamic University, Islamabad

Islamabad, Pakistan

From Charismatic and Transformational to Authentic and Aesthetic Forms of Leadership: New Horizons

Author(s): Hameeda Akhtar, Abdur Rauf Usama


Al Busaidi, Yousuf H. 

Assistant Professor

Department of Management

Sultan Qaboos University

Khod, Oman

Personality, Venture Performance and Stress of Women Entrepreneurs: An Exploratory Study

Author(s): Yousuf H. Al Busaidi, Khadija A. Al Kindi, Adhara M. Al Saidi, Al Shaima S. Al Busaidi, Alia M. Diffai


Al Kindi, Khadija  A. 

Department of Management

Sultan Qaboos University

Khod, Oman

The Role of Management Skills of Women Entrepreneurs: A case from Oman

Author(s): Khadija  A. Al Kindi, Yousuf H. Al Busaidi, Adhara M. Al Saidi, Al Shaima S. Al Busaidi, Alia M. Diffai


Alpert, Hali 

Department of Management & Business

Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, NY, USA

Exploring How Stories Facilitate Learning in Work-Related Mentoring Interactions

Author(s): Hali Alpert, Caroline P. D'Abate


Barragán, Jaime A. 

School of Management

Zhejiang University

Hangzhou, Zhejiang, P.R. China

Migration Paths in Business Model Innovation of Small Enterprises: Three Cases from Colombia

Author(s): Jaime A. Barragán


Bez, Yasin 

Assistant Professor

Medical School

Dicle University

Diyarbakir, Turkey

Psychological Distress and Burnout Levels in Turkish Banks Employees

Author(s): Yasin Bez, Abdurrahim Emhan


Borowicz, Sharon M. 

Chair of Graduate Business Programs

Benedictine University

Lisle, IL, USA

Lessons Learned: Training Faculty to Teach in an Asian MBA Program

Author(s): Sharon M. Borowicz

Communication Attributes of Virtual Teams Attaining Peak Performance

Author(s): Sharon M. Borowicz


Chandan, Harish C. 

Associate Professor

Department of Business

Argosy University

Atlanta, GA, U.S.A.

New Strategies for Operational Excellence for Non-Profit Organizations in Tough Economic Times

Author(s): Harish C. Chandan, Andrea Banto


Cherchem, Mohamed 


Department of Management and Business

Universite of Oran Algeria

Oran, Algeria

Is there a relationship between the economy based on knowledge and innovation in services?

Author(s): Mohamed Cherchem


Choudhury, Muntakim M. 

The Centre for Excellence

World University of Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Private Universities: The Emerging Trend of Higher Education in Bangladesh

Author(s): Muntakim M. Choudhury


Cohen, Sophie 

Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, New York, USA

Assessing Creative Potential: Individuals vs. Groups

Author(s): Sophie Cohen, Laura F. Paul


Curgus, Una U. 

Kingston Business School

Kingston University

Kingston upon Thames

Great London, United Kingdom

New Trends in Global Staffing and Implications for IHRM --- The Case of Short-Term Assignments in MNCs

Author(s): Una U. Curgus, Miao M. Zhang


DelCampo, Robert G. 

Associate Professor

Anderson School of Management

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM, USA

Job Search Factors in a Time of Economic Uncertainty

Author(s): Robert G. DelCampo, Maxwell  S. Kagan


Ding, Dawei 

School of Economics and Management

Tsinghua University

Beijing, P R China

From Shareholder- to Stakeholder-Oriented Governance in Banks after the Crisis: A Case Study in China

Author(s): Dawei Ding, Bin Yang


Emhan, Abdurrahim 

Assistant Professor

Department of Business Administration

Dicle University

Diyarbakir, Turkey

Organization of Medical Supply System by Project Management Process

Author(s): Abdurrahim Emhan, Sedat Kula, Aykut Tongur


Eulerich, Marc 

Assistant Professor

Chair for Strategic and International Management

Technical University of Dortmund

NRW, Dortmund, Germany

A Diversity-Review on Multi-Mandate Directors in German Corporate Boards

Author(s): Marc Eulerich, Kristina Mankopf


Fatima, Tasneem  


Department of Business Administration

Air University

Islamabad, Pakistan

Job Characteristic Theory of Motivation: An Organizational Culture Perspective

Author(s): Tasneem Fatima, Sadia Jahanzeb


Fisher, Kendall R. 

Seaver College, Business Division

Pepperdine University

Malibu, California, USA

A Strategic Biotechnology Acquisition Proposal for Merck a Global Pharmaceutical MNC

Author(s): Kendall R. Fisher, Venkatachalam Seshan


Gonzalez, Matthew D. 

Assistant Professor

Extended Academic Programs

University of Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX, USA

Souly Aligned: The Impact of Entrepreneurial Spirit on Workplace Spirituality

Author(s): Matthew D. Gonzalez


Gunkel, Marjaana 


Department of Economics and Management

Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Magdeburg, Germany

Job Satisfaction, Management Style, and Occupational Stress among Managerial Employees - An Empirical Study

Author(s): Marjaana Gunkel, Edward J. Lusk


Harte, Brian K. 

Assistant Professor

Department of Business & Liberal Arts

State University of New York at Canton

Canton, New York, USA

Assessing the Effectiveness of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act 2002 to Moderate Legal Corporate Behavior

Author(s): Brian K. Harte


Jackson, Chad A.. 

Department of Management

Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas, USA

Unique Leadership Characteristics of Entrepreneurs in Innovation-based Firms

Author(s): Chad A. Jackson


James, Reynold P. 

Department of Business and Enterprise

Swinburne University

Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

Transferring the Toyota Production System into India: A Case Study

Author(s): Reynold P. James, Sagi  K. Mathew, Robert Jones


Kang, Hsin-Hong 


Department of Business Administration

National Cheng Kung University

Tainan, Taiwan

The Factors Which Influence Financial Performance after Mergers and Acquisitions- The Case of High-Tech Companies in Taiwan

Author(s): Hsin-Hong Kang, Yun-Pei P. Chen


Mei, Liang 

School of Management

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang, Hangzhou, China

Research on Evaluating Technology Based Enterprises’ Innovation Capability by Using the Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process

Author(s): Liang Mei


Mohammadian Saravi, Mohsen 

Assistant Professor

Department of Management

Islamic Azad University, Firoozkuh Branch

Tehran, Firoozkuh, Iran

Challenges in Implementing the Six Sigma Methodology in a Public Sector – A Case Study

Author(s): Mohsen Mohammadian Saravi, Toraj Mojibi


Nalband, Nisar A. 

Assistant Professor

Department of Management

King Saud University, Central

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Impact of Information Technology on Employement of Women in Saudi Arabia

Author(s): Nisar A. Nalband, Sulaiman A. Al-Hudhaif


Olomi, Donath R. 


Department of Entrepreneurship

University of Dar-es-Salaam Business School

Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

Exploring Business Formalization Processes With A Gender Perspective

Author(s): Donath R. Olomi, Mariam I. Nchimbi, Justina L. Utouh


Patterson, Laura 

Vision Edge Marketing

Austin, TX, USA

Performance Management: Key to Successfully Managing Marketing in a Global Economy

Author(s): Laura Patterson


Pensabene, Paul D. 


Department of Management

Berkeley College

New York, New York, USA

Myspace and the Workplace More Challenges for the Modern Day Employer

Author(s): Paul D. Pensabene


Peretz, Hilla 

Assistant Professor

Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

Ort Braude College

Karmiel, Israel

Information Technology Systems in the Human Resource Area: A Cross Culture Approach

Author(s): Hilla Peretz, Yitzhak Fried


Rainey, Michael B. 


Department of Law/Economics

Graziadio School of Business & Management

Pepperdine Universtiy

Encino, CA, USA

Ethics & Values: What Is the Extent of the Duty We Owe to the Other Party?

Author(s): Michael B. Rainey


Rankhumise, Edward M. 


Department of Management and Entrepreneurship

Tshwane  University of Technology

Gauteng province, Pretoria, South Africa

Success and Failures of Government funded Businesses: Evidence from Selected Entity, Kwazulu – Natal

Author(s): Edward M. Rankhumise


Russ Meir

Professor, Management and Marketing

Austin E. Cofrin School of Business

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Green Bay, WI, USA

How to Deliver an Effective Academic Presentation

Author(s): Meir Russ


Sarwar, Chaudhary Imran 

CEO, Creative Researcher

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

New Insights for Conventional-Online-And-RobotBased Inspirationally Motivating, Intellectually Stimulating, and Idealized Influence (Behavioral) Leadership

Author(s): Chaudhary Imran Sarwar


Sharifonnasabi, Zahra S. 

School of Management and Economics

Sharif University of Technology

Tehran, Iran

Determining the Best launch Time for New Products in a Competitive Market Situation

Author(s): Zahra S. Sharifonnasabi, Mehdi Sheikhzadeh


Shih, Hsi-An H. 

Associate Professor

Department of International Business

National Cheng Kung University

Tainan, Taiwan

Enhancing NPD Performance through HRM Practices

Author(s): Hsi-An H. Shih, Yun-Hwa Chiang, Hsiao-Yun Liang


Thurston, Jr., Paul W. 

Assistant Professor

Department of Marketing and Managment

Siena College

Loudonville, NY, USA

The Impact of Mentoring on Employee Attitudes, Competencies and Performance

Author(s): Paul W. Thurston, Jr., Caroline P. D’Abate, Erik R. Eddy


Tinoco, Janet K. 

Assistant Professor

Department of Management, Marketing, and Operations

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Daytona Beach, FL, USA

Interorganizational Relationships and Culture Transference

Author(s): Janet K. Tinoco, Anke Arnaud


Van Dijk, Dina 

Department of Health Systems Management

Faculty of Business Management

Ben Gurion University

Beer-Sheva, Israel

Leadership Style Effect on Employees\' Performance: Regulatory Focus as a Mediator

Author(s): Dina Van Dijk, Ronit Kark


Verma, Meenu 

Associate Professor

Department of Commerce

Post Graduate Government College for Girls

Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India

Corporate Social Responsibility in India: Health and Safety Issues

Author(s): Meenu Verma


Vuorinen, Tero 


Department of Management

University of Vaasa

Vaasa, Finland

Supplier Relationships and Recession

Author(s): Tero Vuorinen, Tero M. Kurki


Wasiu Basit, Ajani 

Graduate College of Management

Southern Cross University

Tweed Heads, Australia

The Internalization of Family Owned Nigerian Small and Medium Enterprises: Evidence from the Nigerian Manufacturing SME’s

Author(s): Ajani Wasiu Basit


Wong, Yim-Yu 


Department of International Business

San Francisco State University

San Franciscot, CA, USA

Is Hong Kong Disneyland a Déjà Vu of Corporate Mistakes?

Author(s): Yim-Yu Wong, André M. Everett


Yamak, Kamil Oygur. 

Assistant Professor

Department of Management

Marmara University

Bahcelievler, Istanbul, Turkey

Value Stream Analysis of a Aluminium Extrusion Process of a Parts Manufacturer

Author(s): Kamil Oygur Yamak

Exploring Customer Perception of Service Quality in Coffeehouse Chains

Author(s): Kamil Oygur Yamak


Yi, Xiwei 

Department of Strategy

Guanghua School of Management

Peking University

Beijing, China

The Strategic Fit between Internal Capability and External Network for New Ventures

Author(s): Xiwei Yi, Qiang Liang

Institutional Factor, Government Intervention and the Performanc of High-tech Zones

Author(s): Xiwei Yi, Xiaolong Liu


Zhang, Hua Li. 


Labor and Human Resource School

Renmin University of China

Beijing, China

Managing Employee Readiness for Change: A Case Study of Reward System Changing Program From Chinese State-Owned Enterprise

Author(s): Hua Li. Zhang, Wei Kai Cheng


Zhang, Liqing 

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology

Peking University

Beijing, China

The Use and Misuse of Money: The Substitution between Money and Self-Esteem in Interpersonal Conflicts

Author(s): Liqing Zhang


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