Management Research News: Volume 32 Issue 5


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Assessing the status of six sigma implementation in the Indian industry: Results from an exploratory empirical study

Jiju Antony, Darshak A. Desai

The purpose of this paper is to present the results from an empirical investigation of six sigma status in the Indian industry and underrepresented region of investigation on six…


Exploratory case studies on manufacturing agility in the furniture industry

Riadh Azouzi, Robert Beauregard, Sophie D’Amours

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the agility of advanced manufacturing technologies (AMTs) in furniture enterprises, and explores the appropriateness of a typology…


Online purchase determinants: Is their effect moderated by direct experience?

Thijs Broekhuizen, Eelko K.R.E. Huizingh

The purpose of this paper is to examine the moderating influence of direct online shopping experience in an e‐commerce context.


Project leadership skills in cooperative projects

Clive‐Steven Curran, Benjamin Niedergassel, Stefan Picker, Jens Leker

In search for new ideas outside the firm's boundaries most companies choose to implement cooperation in the form of discrete projects, increasing the importance of project…


Can the US stock market be Shanghaied?: Evidence of the impact of China's emerging stock market

Yi‐Jer Huang, Frank W. Bacon

The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between the US and China stock markets between 2000 and 2007. This study attempts to categorize the event on February 27…


Developing an integrated model of TQM and HRM on KM activities

Keng‐Boon Ooi, Pei‐Lee Teh, Alain Yee‐Loong Chong

The purpose of this paper is to develop an integrated model of total quality management (TQM) and human resource management (HRM) to elucidate the influence of TQM and HRM…


Trust in leadership is vital for employee performance

Robert Sharkie

This paper aims to contribute to the debate on employee performance by discussing the importance of trust in encouraging performance.




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