Management Research News: Volume 25 Issue 1


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The hesitant transfer of strategic management knowledge to international joint ventures in China: greater willingness seems likely in the future

Yim‐Yu Wong, Thomas E. Maher, Sherriff T.K. Luk

Briefly outlines the development and attraction of the “joint venture” approach to foreign investment in China. Provides a number of in‐depth interviews with top management…


Using case studies in research

Jennifer Rowley

Draws heavily on previous established research in an attempt to distil the key aspects of case study research in such a way as to encourage new researchers to grapple with and…


Are other postemployment obligations impounded in borrowing costs for state governments?

Cynthia Sneed, John Sneed

Attempts to investigate whether unfunded post‐employment obligations are recognized in the borrowing costs for new state government bond issues. Suggest that such evidence would…

When business can be fun

James Poon Teng Fatt

Outlines the benefits of humour in the workplace. Briefly looks at the place of humour in advertising and the effect of it in areas such as attention, comprehension, persuasion…


How to hire employees effectively

Fang Hsiao, Brian H. Kleiner

Outlines the various ways of seeking or identifying good employees. Discusses how to prepare an effective job application and how to review a resume. Provides a structure for…


Can the rural pub survive? a challenge for management or a lost cause

John Pratten, Chris Lovatt

Examines the development and changing environment of the public house sector. Studies reasons for the general decline in trade with particular reference to the state of rural…




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