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  1. Content type: Research

    Using a sample of Chinese family firms listed from 1999 to 2014, we investigate the relationship between non-family leadership and firm performance. We find that firms with a non-family member as board chair p...

    Authors: Fuxiu Jiang, Xiaojia Zheng and Wei Tang

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2018 12:18

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    Drawing upon the conservation of resources theory (Hobfoll, Am Psychol 44:513–524, 1989), social exchange theory (Blau, Exchange and power in social life, 1964) and the job demand-control model (Karasek, Adm S...

    Authors: Kun Yu, Zhen Wang and Youhuang Huang

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2018 12:17

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  3. Content type: Research

    We investigate whether foreign institutional investors facilitate firm-specific information flow in the global market. Specifically, using annual institutional ownership data from firms across 40 countries, we...

    Authors: Li Jiang, Jeong-Bon Kim and Lei Pang

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2018 12:16

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    Based on R&D investment data from Chinese listed manufacturing firms, this paper examines the effect of R&D spending on firms’ future performance conditional on their strategic positions. We find that firms pu...

    Authors: Bing Guo, Jing Wang and Steven X. Wei

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2018 12:14

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  5. Content type: Research

    Democratic management, a unique union-based form of employee participation in China, is seldom studied in the employee participation literature. This paper investigates the associations between employees’ perc...

    Authors: Fuxi Wang

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2018 12:13

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  6. Content type: Research

    The newsvendor problem has been applied in various business settings. It is often assumed that the decision variable, i.e., order-up-to level, has no impacts on the holding costs for average inventory cycled i...

    Authors: Shaolong Tang, Stella Cho, Jacqueline Wenjie Wang and Hong Yan

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2018 12:12

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  7. Content type: Research

    This study investigates the association between corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance and cross-listing. In a clean setting where a change in CSR performance can be attributed to the cross-listing,...

    Authors: Haina Shi, Xin Zhang and Jing Zhou

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2018 12:11

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  8. Content type: Research

    As a major global exchange, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK) only requires semi-annual reporting whereas other major exchanges including the ones in Chinese mainland require quarterly reporting. We argue...

    Authors: Yin Toa Lee and Wilson H. S. Tong

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2018 12:9

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  9. Content type: Research

    Informed by implicit leadership theories, this study investigates contemporary Chinese employees’ preferences for paternalistic leadership (including three components: moral leadership, benevolent leadership a...

    Authors: Cai-Hui Veronica Lin and Jian-Min James Sun

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2018 12:6

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  10. Content type: Research

    This study investigates the functioning mechanisms of how high performance work systems (HPWS) affect organizational performance. We propose that (HPWS) can positively affect organizational performance through...

    Authors: Chunling Zhu, Anqi Liu and Guoling Chen

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2018 12:4

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  11. Content type: Research

    This study aims to examine the relationship between authentic leadership and employee proactive behavior. Based on self-determination theory, we argue that such a relationship is sequentially mediated by psych...

    Authors: Jing Zhang, Lynda J. Song, Yue Wang and Guangjian Liu

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2018 12:5

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  12. Content type: Research

    The selection process of appropriate Performance Appraisal (PA) methods for organizations in today’s dynamic and agile environments along with its funding scales is a complex problem. Performance appraisal in ...

    Authors: Abteen Ijadi Maghsoodi, Gelayol Abouhamzeh, Mohammad Khalilzadeh and Edmundas Kazimieras Zavadskas

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2018 12:2

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  13. Content type: Research

    This paper examines how the difference in institutional environments constitutes differential IPO underpricing across countries. Using the Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom (IEF) as a proxy for t...

    Authors: Yibiao Chen, Steven S. Wang, Wilson H. S. Tong and Hui Zhu

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2017 11:20

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  14. Content type: Research

    While most literature concerning knowledge sharing examines it as an organizational method for innovation and value creation, this paper considers online knowledge sharing as an individual behavior decision em...

    Authors: Shenglei Pi and Weining Cai

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2017 11:19

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  15. Content type: Research

    This paper proposes a model featuring the heterogeneity of consumer preferences and analyzes the multiple equilibrium of retail formats by building a map of the relationships between consumer heterogeneity and...

    Authors: Mingming Shi and Xiao Yan

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2017 11:18

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  16. Content type: Research

    A wide difference of opinion exists about the content and composition of emotions. Advertising may influence an audience and their buying decisions about products and services. The objective of this study is t...

    Authors: Salman Majeed, Changbao Lu and Muhammad Usman

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2017 11:16

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  17. Content type: Research

    As leader creativity is found to be effective at promoting outcomes for organizations, more and more organizations select creative individuals as leaders. However, the influence of leader creativity has not re...

    Authors: Xiao Deng and Zhishuang Guan

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2017 11:15

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  18. Content type: Research

    Based on the theory of technology spillover in international trade, this paper discusses the technological innovation effect of trade by taking the influence of domestic trade into account. Under the constrain...

    Authors: Lijuan Xie, Shixun Wang and Xiaodong Wang

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2017 11:14

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  19. Content type: Research

    A twenty-year study of the Human Resource (HR) practices–outcome relationship has found that more rigorous methodologies have been adopted over time. However, several problematic features such as cross-section...

    Authors: Karin Sanders, Julie A. Cogin and Cai-Hui Veronica Lin

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2017 11:11

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  20. Content type: Research

    Drawing on a tripartite perspective on attitudes, this study examines the influence of psychological ownership and territoriality on turnover intention, as well as the moderating role of work relationship clos...

    Authors: Lu Lu, Jun Liu and Na Zhao

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2017 11:10

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  21. Content type: Research

    This paper investigates the relationship between employees’ perception of work-family balance practices and work-family conflicts. It examines the role of challenge stress and hindrance stress as moderators. B...

    Authors: Xiaoxi Chang, Yu Zhou, Chenxi Wang and Carmen de Pablos Heredero

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2017 11:8

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  22. Content type: Research

    Face in China is a well-known word but still lacks a precise and authoritative definition. Other than the counterpart connotation of social norms in western culture, Chinese face is also a cultural construct s...

    Authors: Zhuomin Shi, Zaoying Kuang and Ning Yang

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2017 11:7

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  23. Content type: Research

    Innovation is the engine of development for enterprises, and there is an increasing trend to adopt an open innovation strategy. However, how to manage external resources in an open, collaborative and complemen...

    Authors: Haijun Wang and Sardar M. N. Islam

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2017 11:3

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  24. Content type: Research Article

    Instant Messaging (IM) has become one of the most popular applications for many Internet users. While prior research has primarily focused on IM initial adoption, continued usage (or continuance) has not drawn...

    Authors: Baoxiang Song and Wei Wang

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:144

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  25. Content type: Research Article

    With the continuous progress of China’s industrialization, problems with the environment, health and safety (EHS) have become increasingly prominent. A study on EHS managers’ competency model shall help Chines...

    Authors: Xiaohui Wang, Jing Gao and Xiqing Xie

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:146

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  26. Content type: Teaching Case

    Kuxun is an online travel search company in China. This paper describes the transition and innovation of the company’s marketing strategy, from comprehensive information search to online travel search. It show...

    Authors: Lin Jiang, Yadan Zhang, Xun He, Haijun Zhang, Jun Kang and Bo Zhang

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:148

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  27. Content type: Research Article

    Investor trading behaviors are always an important issue in behavioral finance and market supervision. This study examines the relationship between investor behavior and future market volatility. We first intr...

    Authors: Yun Wang, Zongcheng Zhang and Renhai Hua

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:143

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  28. Content type: Research Article

    Previous studies have investigated alliance networks primarily from two alternative views, a relational view that focuses on the “strength of strong/weak ties,” or a structural view that refers to a firm’s pos...

    Authors: Qin Wang and Shanxing Gao

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:145

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  29. Content type: Teaching Case

    Focusing on the recognition and resolution of conflicts between newly-created business units and existing ones, this teaching case depicts the reasons, process, and problems in Advantech’s creation and managem...

    Authors: Fengbin Wang, Zhexiong Tao, Bin Li and Niaoyun Shi

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:147

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  30. Content type: Research Article

    Although government intervention in economies has been widely debated lately, the extent to which government and market affect employees’ perceptions about their organization remains inadequately discussed. We...

    Authors: Jie Li, Lawrence Gales, Minli Yi and Hu Hu

    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:142

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