Vol 5, No 9 (2012)

International Business Research, Vol. 5, No. 9, September 2012

Table of Contents


Data Envelopment Analysis of Productivity Changes in Higher Education For-profit Enterprises Compared to Non-profits PDF
G. Thomas Sav p1
Credit Risk Determinants of Bank Failure: Evidence from US Bank Failure PDF
Abdus Samad p10
The Impact of Financing Pattern on Firm Growth: Evidence from Swedish Micro Firms PDF
Darush Yazdanfar p16
Do Analysts Underestimate Future Benefits of R&D? PDF
Mustafa Ciftci p26
Short-term Dependence in Time Series as an Index of Complexity: Example from the S&P-500 Index PDF
C-René Dominique, Luis Eduardo Rivera Solis p38
Examining the Use of Hofstede’s Uncertainty Avoidance Construct as a Definition or Brief Comparison in Ethics Research PDF
Julia D. Davis, Richard A. Bernardi, Susan M. Bosco p49
Learning Sources and Methods Used by Famous Entrepreneurs: A Comparative Study about Three Entrepreneurs from Iran, Japan and United States of America PDF
Ghanbar Mohammadi Elyasi, Fatemeh Sadat Ghafourian, Maliheh Faramarzi p60
Bankruptcy Prediction: Some Results from a Large Sample of Polish Companies PDF
Kamil Fijorek, Michal Grotowski p70
Pragmatist Perspective on Knowledge and Knowledge Management in Organizations PDF
Linh-Chi Vo p78
The Effect of Organizational Culture and the Relationship between Transformational Leadership and Job Satisfaction in Petroleum Sector of Libya PDF
Ibrahim Bin Zahari, Adel Mohamed Ali Shurbagi p89
Effects of Skepticism on Consumer Response toward Cause-related Marketing in Malaysia PDF
Marhana Mohamed Anuar, Osman Mohamad p98
The Effects of Oil Price Shocks and Exchange Rate Volatility on Inflation: Evidence from Malaysia PDF
Mohd Shahidan Shaari, Nor Ermawati Hussain, Hussin Abdullah p106
Innovative Capacity Determinants: An Empirical Study of Turkish Firms PDF
Aysa Ipek Erdogan p113
Does Board of Director’s Characteristics Affect Firm Performance? Evidence from Malaysian Public Listed Companies PDF
Siti Norwahida Shukeri, Ong Wei Shin, Mohd Shahidan Shaari p120
Internal Control and Audit Program Effectiveness: Empirical Evidence from Jordan PDF
Fawzi Al Sawalqa, Atala Qtish p128
Does Geographical Proximity Affect Corporate Social Responsibility? Evidence from U.S. Market PDF
Ardisak Boeprasert p138
Hofstede’s ‘Software of the Mind’ Revisited and Tested: The Case of Cadbury Worldwide and Cadbury (Nigeria) Plc - A Qualitative Study PDF
Olusoji George, Oluwakemi Owoyemi, Uchechi Onakala p148
The Determinants of Marketing Efficiency of Cocoa Farmer Organization in Cameroon PDF
Cyrille Bergaly Kamdem p158
Entrepreneurial Intensity in the Corporate Sector in Oman: The Elusive Search Creativity and Innovation PDF
Tahseen Arshi A p171
Brazilian Public Controllership Institutions – Theory versus Practice PDF
Janilson Antonio da Silva Suzart, Carolina Venturini Marcelino, Joseilton Silveira da Rocha p184
Understanding Life under Public Scrutiny: The U.S. Bio-pharmaceutical Industry Experience PDF
Ying Jenny Zhang p195
A Prioritization of Competency Components of Operational Managers from Management Experts’View – A Case Study, Tehran, Iran PDF
Ali Asqar Fani, Ardeshir Shiri, Adel Azar, Seyed Reza Seyed Javadin p203
International Tourists Satisfaction: Case of Jordan PDF
Malek Mohammad AL-Majali p210
An Exploratory Study of the Level of Sophistication of Management Accounting Practices in Jordan PDF
Nimer Sleihat, Munther Al-Nimer, Soud Almahamid p217

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