Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of Business & Management

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Auftragstaktik for Business Organizations in Volatile and Uncertain Environments: a Competence-Based View

Author: Jochen Wittmann, Global Panel Foundation, Germany Email: wittmann@globalpanel.org Published: December 12, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.2.02 Citation: Wittmann, J. (2017). Auftragstaktik for Business Organizations in Volatile and Uncertain Environments: a Competence-Based View. IAFOR Journal of Business & Management, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.2.02 Abstract Dynamic and uncertain environments present challenges for business leaders and the governance of businesses. This encourages

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Cultural Differences Matter, and They Don’t: Transcending Polarized and Polarizing Cultural Stereotypes in Diversity Training

Author: Iain D. Macpherson, MacEwan University, Canada Email: macphersoni3@macewan.ca Published: December 12, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.2.03 Citation: Macpherson, I. D. (2017). Cultural Differences Matter, and They Don’t: Transcending Polarized and Polarizing Cultural Stereotypes in Diversity Training. IAFOR Journal of Business & Management, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.2.03 Abstract Based on reported primary and secondary research, this paper proposes an improvement

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Internal Organisational Factors that Influence the Adoption of Strategic Outsourcing within Supply Chains

Author: Ronald Ajuk, University of Liverpool Online, United Kingdom Abubaker Haddud, University of Liverpool Online, United Kingdom Email: abubaker.haddud@online.liverpool.ac.uk Published: December 12, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.2.01 Citation: Ajuk, R., & Haddud, A. (2017). Internal Organisational Factors that Influence the Adoption of Strategic Outsourcing within Supply Chains. IAFOR Journal of Business & Management, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.2.01 Abstract The purpose

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IAFOR Journal of Business and Management: Volume 2 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Business and Management: Volume 2 – Issue 2 Editor: Dr Anshuman Khare, Athabasca University, Canada Published: December 12, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0659 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.2 Articles Internal Organisational Factors that Influence the Adoption of Strategic Outsourcing within Supply Chains Ronald Ajuk, University of Liverpool Online, United Kingdom Abubaker Haddud, University of Liverpool Online, United Kingdom

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The Insourcing and Backshoring Dilemma: Global Economies Fight for their Share

Authors: Helen Lam & Anshuman Khare, Athabasca University, Canada Email: Helen.Lam@fb.athabascau.ca Published: March 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.1.04 Citation: Lam, H., & Khare, A. (2017). The Insourcing and Backshoring Dilemma: Global Economies Fight for their Share. IAFOR Journal of Business & Management, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.1.04 Abstract Since the financial crisis, there has been an increased awareness about the globally

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The Changing Nature of the Information Supply Chain

Author: Rodney Beard, International College Beijing – China Agricultural University, China Email: Rodney.M.Beard@gmail.com Published: March 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.1.03 Citation: Beard, R. (2017). The Changing Nature of the Information Supply Chain. IAFOR Journal of Business & Management, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.1.03 Abstract Management faces replacement by automated processes. Workflow automation in the information processing sectors of the economy is

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Assessing Job Satisfaction Using Herzberg’s Two-Factor Theory: A Qualitative Study Between US and Japanese Insurance Employees

Author: Shawn Andersson, Osaka University, Japan Email: andersson@fsao.eng.osaka-u.ac.jp Published: March 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.1.02 Citation: Andersson, S. (2017). Assessing Job Satisfaction Using Herzberg’s Two-Factor Theory: A Qualitative Study Between US and Japanese Insurance Employees. IAFOR Journal of Business & Management, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.1.02 Abstract The topic of job satisfaction is important for businesses to decrease employee turnover and

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Authenticity in B2B Relationships: Do Channel Members Really Care?

Author: Terry Beckman, Athabasca University, Canada Email: tbeckman@athabascau.ca Published: March 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.1.01 Citation: Beckman, T. (2017). Authenticity in B2B Relationships: Do Channel Members Really Care? IAFOR Journal of Business & Management, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.1.01 Abstract According to a significant amount of research, consumers take the notion of authenticity very seriously in their consumption decisions of such

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David versus Goliath: Harnessing the Power of SMEs in the Fight for Sustainability

Authors: Dana Coble, Consultant, Canada Anshuman Khare, Athabasca University, Canada Published: August 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.1.1.04 Citation: Coble, D., & Khare, A. (2014). David versus Goliath: Harnessing the Power of SMEs in the Fight for Sustainability. IAFOR Journal of Business & Management, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.1.1.04 Abstract Climate change, resource depletion, environmental and economic disparity are the twenty-first century

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Innovations Creator Networks: Blind, Quantitative, Longitudinal Databases for Comparison of Pharmaceuticals and Film

Author: Merlin Levirs, Ritsumeikan University, Japan Published: August 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.1.1.03 Citation: Levirs, M. (2014). Innovations Creator Networks: Blind, Quantitative, Longitudinal Databases for Comparison of Pharmaceuticals and Film. IAFOR Journal of Business & Management, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.1.1.03 Abstract Analysis of social networks has added a new useful dimension to developing actionable understanding of innovation processes, particularly for

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The Impact of Underwriter Reputation and Risk Factors on the Degree of Initial Public Offering Underpricing: Evidence from Shariah-Compliant Companies

Authors: Nashirah Binti Abu Bakar & Kiyotaka Uzaki, Oita University, Japan Published: August 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.1.1.02 Citation: Bakar, N. B. A., & Uzaki, K. (2014). The Impact of Underwriter Reputation and Risk Factors on the Degree of Initial Public Offering Underpricing: Evidence from Shariah-Compliant Companies. IAFOR Journal of Business & Management, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.1.1.02 Abstract IPO underpricing

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Understanding the Psychological Traits Affecting Functioning in Foreign Cultures and Performance in Foreign Languages: Application of the Kozai Group’s Global Competencies Index

Author: Timothy Dean Keeley, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan Published: August 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.1.1.01 Citation: Keeley, T. D. (2014). Understanding the Psychological Traits Affecting Functioning in Foreign Cultures and Performance in Foreign Languages: Application of the Kozai Group’s Global Competencies Index. IAFOR Journal of Business & Management, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.1.1.01 Abstract This ground-breaking empirical study involving the application

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IAFOR Journal of Business and Management: Volume 2 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Business and Management: Volume 2 – Issue 1 Guest Editor: Dr Anshuman Khare, Athabasca University, Canada Published: March 31, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0659 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.1 Articles Authenticity in B2B Relationships: Do Channel Members Really Care? Terry Beckman, Athabasca University, Canada Assessing Job Satisfaction Using Herzberg’s Two-Factor Theory: A Qualitative Study Between US and Japanese

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IAFOR Journal of Business and Management: Volume 1 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Business and Management: Volume 1 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Merlin Levirs, Ritsumeikan University, Japan Published: August 2014 ISSN: 2187-0659 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.1.1 Articles Understanding the Psychological Traits Affecting Functioning in Foreign Cultures and Performance in Foreign Languages: Application of the Kozai Group’s Global Competencies Index Timothy Dean Keeley, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan Impact

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Editors

Editor: Professor Anshuman Khare Athabasca University, Canada Dr Anshuman Khare is Professor in Operations Management at Athabasca University, Canada. He joined Athabasca University in January 2000. He is an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and has completed two post-doctoral terms at Johannes Gutenberg Universität in Mainz, Germany. He is also a former Monbusho Scholar, having completed

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About the Journal

Aims & Scope The IAFOR Journal of Business & Management publishes articles touching on international, intercultural, innovative and interdisciplinary issues in business management that address challenges and solutions in a complex and rapidly changing environment. The journal editors welcome submissions related to business and management from academics, practitioners and professionals within the field. Please note

IAFOR Journal of Business & Management

Editor: Professor Anshuman Khare ISSN: 2187-0659 Contact: ijbm@iafor.org The IAFOR Journal of Business & Management is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on business and management. Like all IAFOR publications, it is freely available to read online, and is free of publication fees for authors. The first issue