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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. The transformation of China into an innovation-oriented nation is now topping the agenda of Chinese government. Technological innovation is seen at the heart of this transformation, and enterprises have been c...

    Authors: Claudio Petti and Shujun Zhang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:452
  10. What is the relationship between Chinese familism and the modern economic organization? Can a rational, contractual relationship grow out of Chinese familism that widely exists in Chinese family businesses? Th...

    Authors: Xuan He
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:436
  11. Based on data from car dealers in China, this study examines the impacts of perceived organizational support (POS) and guanxi on personal performance and the mediating role of customer need knowledge (CNK). Resul...

    Authors: Guocai Wang, Dong Liu and Xifeng Wang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:422
  12. Nutrition labeling has been accepted by Chinese consumers as an information source to learn about food quality and safety. This paper uses Chinese consumers’ rice purchase as an example to study how consumers ...

    Authors: Shi Zheng, Pei Xu and Zhigang Wang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:402
  13. The extant research on high performance work practices (HPWPs) mainly focuses on the organization level, with little research exploring employee experienced HPWPs and their impact on individual work outcomes. ...

    Authors: Longzeng Wu, Li-Qun Wei, Yichi Zhang and Tielin Han
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:344
  14. Throughout the 20th century, many East Asian societies imported and transplanted the institutional foundations for industrialization and market economies, which has provided for substantial advances in material w...

    Authors: Terence Tsai, Michael N. Young and Bor-shiuan Cheng
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:317
  15. Natural disasters cause serious damage to businesses in the stricken areas and greatly affect survivors’ psychology and behaviors. Based on data from 206 survival employees in 33 affected firms in Wenchuan Ear...

    Authors: Xin Qin and Yuexin Jiang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:129
  16. In light of a series of ethical scandals in China in recent years, this research aims to develop a reliable and valid scale to measure ethical leadership, namely the “ethical leadership measure (ELM).” Our res...

    Authors: Xiaoming Zheng, Weichun Zhu, Haibo Yu, Xi Zhang and Lu Zhang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:127
  17. Chinese “face,” as a complex social and psychological phenomenon, has attracted much attention from the fields of sociology and psychology. However, in the field of consumer behavior, research about how mianzi (f...

    Authors: Zhuomin Shi, Furukawa Ichiro and Chunji Jin
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:126
  18. Using a unique dataset from Shanghai Stock Exchange, we study institutional trading behaviors in IPOs and post-IPOs. From the perspective of value-based or speculation, we find that, (1) institutional investor...

    Authors: Dongmin Kong, Yuanyuan Shao and Jing Huang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:125
  19. Social network analysis is a highly useful tool to study the way individuals form alliances to cope with their daily tasks on the micro-level. We can map the interaction between the key persons involved into a...

    Authors: Peter J. Peverelli, Lynda Jiwen Song, Zhiqiang Sun and Jianfeng Yu
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:124
  20. This study examines the relationship among family supportive culture, organizational attachment, and work-life segmentation in high-tech service industry in Taiwan, China. Using survey data from 369 profession...

    Authors: Ting Wu, Jingfeng Uen, Suling Wu and Tzujung Chang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:122
  21. Recent years have witnessed a phenomenal growth in the number of Chinese enterprises “going global.” Drawing on three leading theoretical perspectives including the transaction cost theory, organizational capa...

    Authors: Yuehua Xu, Songhua Hu and Xu’ang Fan
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:121
  22. This paper examines factors associated with international franchising firms’ entry modes when they enter the Chinese market. To this end, a survey was conducted to investigate the linkage between entry modes a...

    Authors: Mingxia Zhu, Zhiqiong June Wang and Hong Rose Quan
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2011 5:118
  23. This study investigates the impact of CIO’s presence in an organization’s top management team (TMT) on the contribution of information technology (IT) to corporate innovation. A new theoretical model is propos...

    Authors: Dan Song, Dong Li and Lingyun Qiu
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:116
  24. This paper examines the timing of big retailers’ initial internationalization and proposes a theoretical framework. Then, the framework is tested with the proportional hazard model and data of European and U.S...

    Authors: Rongsheng Cai and Yong Wang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:113
  25. Based on data from China’s listed companies from 1998 to 2005, this paper investigates whether the incorporation of corporate life cycle variables into the accrual model improves the model’s explanatory power....

    Authors: Xudong Chen, Wendong Yang and Dengshi Huang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:112
  26. This paper identifies five dimensions of human resource management ethics (HRME) from the extant literature, namely ethical values, rights, fairness and justice, openness, and ethical care. Based on employee m...

    Authors: Ming Feng and Yali Guo
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:111
  27. Against the backdrop of China’s traditional culture and economic transition, the effect of entrepreneurs’ social networks on enterprise growth has become an important topic attracting attention from both acade...

    Authors: Xihong Qian, Wanli Xu and Kongyue Li
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:108
  28. This research identifies six driving factors and twelve enabling factors for supplier involvement in new product development (SINPD) in China via a meta-analysis of the extant literature and a survey of over 1...

    Authors: Suicheng Li, Shanshan Gu and Qiao Wang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:106
  29. This study examines how team learning behaviors transfer into team effectiveness, and analyzes the dynamic mechanism of team learning within a time series framework. 99 teams were recruited as our initial samp...

    Authors: Shenjiang Mo and Xiaoyun Xie
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:104
  30. Customer win-back is a cognitive process of satisfaction changing from a low level to a high level with service recovery strategies as the stimulus. Because prior research tends to view service recovery strate...

    Authors: Xiaofei Tang, Jianmin Jia, Tingrui Zhou and Hongjuan Yin
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:103
  31. This research uses data of Chinese listed companies during 2001–2004 to test the effects of managerial power on perquisite consumption and firm performance from the perspectives of CEO duality, ownership dispe...

    Authors: Rui Lu, Minghai Wei and Wenjing Li
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:102