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  1. Chinese researchers have long preferred substantive research (i.e., examination of relationships among variables) to construct validation research, while failing to realize that construct validation research i...

    Authors: Liangding Jia, Guoguang Wan, Jieyu Zhou and Qian Lu
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:105
  2. This paper attempts to determine the certainty equivalent of an uncertain future cash flow or value through the option pricing method, and builds models of certainty equivalent and certainty equivalent coeffic...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Zhang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:15
  3. This paper elaborates on a theoretical framework that assesses the effects of inter-firm trust and learning on firm’s subsequent innovation output. We argue that joint problem solving arrangements play an inte...

    Authors: Hua Song and Lan Wang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:12
  4. This article aims to analyze systematically academic papers concerning organizational learning and learning organizations in the China Academic Journals Full-text Database (CAJ) published after 2000. A detaile...

    Authors: Guoquan Chen, Nan Ning, Lan Li and Huiqun Zhao
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:11
  5. Employing a bid-ask spread model applicable for order-driven market, this paper decomposes the bid-ask spread of Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) into adverse selection and order processing cost components to inv...

    Authors: Chengying He, Zonghui Lu, Xingqiang He and Jun Chai
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:10
  6. One of the most commonly used ways to restructure big and medium-sized state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in China is through shareholding reform. This article classifies the shareholding reform into four modes an...

    Authors: Jianping Deng, Yong Zeng and Jia He
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:9
  7. Although much research has been done on the relationship between leader-member exchange (LMX) and organizational citizenship behavior (OCB), little attention has been paid to the mechanism underpinning the rel...

    Authors: Lin Wang, Xiaoping Chu and Jing Ni
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:7
  8. The separation of science resources and the manufacturing industry in China has given rise to R&D alliances between R&D institutes and sponsoring enterprises. As a result, R&D alliance of various types has bec...

    Authors: Xue Liu, Xiaofeng Xiang, Lan Jiang and Shuru Zhao
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:6
  9. Based on the balanced panel data of Chinese listed firms from 1999 to 2004, this paper studies the relationship between product market competition and dynamic adjustment in capital structure. Results show that...

    Authors: Fuxiu Jiang, Yaohui Qu, Zhengfei Lu and Yan Li
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:5
  10. Dynamic capabilities are regarded as a strategic premise to creating, maintaining and upgrading sustainable competitiveness. Considering organizational learning as a mediator variable, this study tests the rel...

    Authors: Hao Jiao, Jiang Wei and Yu Cui
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:3
  11. This research surveyed 101 teams, involving 497 team members and 101 team leaders, in a large multinational company in China. A hierarchical linear model is used to examine the hypothesized mediated moderation...

    Authors: Feng Wei, Xin Yuan and Yang Di
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:2
  12. This paper divides store brands into generic ones versus individual ones. Accordingly, two types of store brand loyalty are discussed, namely general versus individual brand loyalty. It also analyzes perceptio...

    Authors: Defeng Yang and Xinxin Wang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2010 4:1
  13. This study finds that Chinese consumers’ perception of country image can be divided into four dimensions: appraisal of the relationship with China, degree of country development, general product appraisal, and...

    Authors: Dongjin Li, Jong-Seok Ahn, Ronghai Zhou and Bo Wu
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:621
  14. This paper proposes a theoretical framework which applies concepts of “will expectation” and “should expectation” to exploring the effects of service recovery on customers’ post-recovery satisfaction. The rela...

    Authors: Rungting Tu, Ke Chen and Cheryl C. J. Lin
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:583
  15. Using the theory of indigenous interpersonal relationship and the metaphor of the brand-as-relationship-partner (BARP), this paper develops a theoretical construct of consumer-brand relationship in the Chinese...

    Authors: Jiaxun He and Taihong Lu
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:493
  16. Electronic intermediaries are recognized as one of the most significant B2C business models in the Internet era. A trustworthy intermediary website functions as both an information intermediary and a credibili...

    Authors: Qingyun Jiang, Xun Huang and Zhuohao Chen
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:31
  17. As the business environment becomes increasingly complex and dynamic, more firms begin to adopt corporate entrepreneurship strategy in pursuit of sustainable competitive advantage. Based on the network theory,...

    Authors: Xianguo Yao, Weixiang Wen and Zhouqi Ren
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:27
  18. This study focuses on the issue of gender discrimination manifested in the process of human resources development (HRD). A theoretical model is developed based on prior literature. Scenarios of gender discrimi...

    Authors: Shimei Yan, Shizhi Yan and Man Zhang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:23
  19. Considering the cost of capital, systematic risk and the probability of being monitored and punished, informed traders are most likely to conduct informed trading at the small time gap between the disclosure o...

    Authors: Shuang Xue and Yihong Jiang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:21
  20. The relationship between investment and financing, the two basic components of corporate finance, is of significant interest to researchers and practitioners alike. The free cash flow hypothesis and asymmetric...

    Authors: Xiaoqiang Zhi and Pan Tong
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:20
  21. This paper analyzes the real motivations behind independent directors’ (IDs) job-hopping behavior based on 75 cases from 2001 to 2005. Relevant extant literature is reviewed and an analytical framework based o...

    Authors: Fan Zhou, Jinsong Tan and Yuyin Jian
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:19
  22. This study examines the roles of organizational learning, social network and corporate entrepreneurship (CE) in Chinese new ventures at different developmental stages. Several conclusions are drawn from struct...

    Authors: Chunyan Jiang and Shuming Zhao
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:18
  23. This paper explores the information perception channels of organizational identification (OID) in the context of Chinese traditional culture. Drawing on the grounded theory, the authors conducted a survey on e...

    Authors: Jun Wei, Mian Zhang and Baiyin Yang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:17
  24. While knowledge exploration and exploitation represent two distinct activities requiring corresponding organizational arrangements, new product development calls for a dynamic combination of the two. Based on ...

    Authors: Fengbin Wang and Hong Jiang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:14
  25. This paper studies 148 related and 169 unrelated acquisition cases conducted by Chinese listed firms from 2001 to 2004 and explores firm and industry characteristics of these firms prior to their acquisition. ...

    Authors: Shanmin Li and Xiaochun Zhou
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:12
  26. This paper argues that the political resources owned by Chinese private enterprises affect their diversification strategy under the context of China’s transitional economy. Based on the sample of top 500 priva...

    Authors: Xuyang Hu and Jinchuan Shi
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:11
  27. This study attempts to shed light on the relationship between related-party (RP) transactions and internal governance factors of China’s listed companies. An analysis of a sample of 69 049 RP transactions duri...

    Authors: Songhua Hu, Yanqin Shen and Yuehua Xu
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:10
  28. Based on empirical evidence from enterprises in Jiangsu Province, this paper studies key influencing factors of their innovation activities at the micro level. Results show that a “threshold effect” and a reve...

    Authors: Jie Zhang, Zhibiao Liu and Jianghuai Zheng
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:8
  29. Based on an analysis of the dynamic trend of the environment in which Chinese enterprises operate and the theory of dynamic competition, this paper seeks to propose a new strategic management pattern—the “dyna...

    Authors: Hailin Lan
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:3
  30. This paper explores the mechanism by which trust climate influences individual performance. From the perspective of psychological dynamics, we investigate the relationship among perceptions of organizational c...

    Authors: Ning Li and Jin Yan
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:2
  31. Organizational capital is an institutional arrangement in a firm’s production and management activities, which helps integrate all resources in the firm and affect the firm’s strategic choice and performance. ...

    Authors: Haijian Liu and Chuanming Chen
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2009 3:1
  32. The concept of modularity can be applied not only to complex product system design, but also to business system interpretation and design. However, the amount of literature on modular organization is much less...

    Authors: Fengbin Wang, Gonghai Chen and Donghong Li
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2008 2:34
  33. In recent years, customer-based brand equity (CBBE) has been extensively studied in the marketing community. Central to the study of CBBE are its structure and the measurement. This paper focuses on the dimens...

    Authors: Chunling Yu, Ping Zhao and Haizhong Wang
    Citation: Frontiers of Business Research in China 2008 2:31