Management Research News: Volume 9 Issue 4


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Entering the China Market — Why and How

Suk‐ching Ho

The twenty‐first century is likely to be known as the “Pacific Century”. China is a particular attraction to foreign businesses and corporations because of its mass domestic…

Studying the Impact of Information Technology on the Role of the Management Accountant — A Conceptual Framework and Research Method

D.G. Johnson, M. King, R.A. Lee, J.A. Piper

Organisations are responding in different ways and at different rates to the wide range of “Information Technology”‐based opportunities and pressures. A project funded by the…

Management Related Research in the Middle East

Ugur Yavas, Ghazi Habib

Management writings in the Middle East region are scarce and scattered. This is due to the lack of doctorate programmes offered by educational institutions, the weak links between…

Coping Strategies for Managing the Ineffective Subordinate in Production/Operations Management

Marc J. Schniederjans, Philipp A. Stoeberl

Production/operations managers want to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their subordinates. If an ineffective subordinate cannot be terminated the operations manager…

A Classification of Factors in Corporate Investment Decisions

Alan E. Singer

There are wide variations in the extent to which investment decisions are taken on the basis of formal financial analysis since many factors that should mediate interpretations of…

The Costs and Benefits of Multi‐Skilling

Michael Cross

Over the past five years manufacturing companies have been under increasing pressure, both social and economic, to become more flexible in staffing levels, working practices…

Personnel Management in Britain: Were the 1970s Really a Golden Age?

P.B. Beaumont

Three sets of environmental conditions favour the personnel function: tight labour market conditions, substantial government intervention in the employment relationship through…



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