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Vol 9, No 11 (2014)
Table of Contents
|Virtual Work and Work-Life Balance for Managers|
|Gudbjörg Linda Rafnsdóttir, Arnaldur S. Stefánsson||p1|
|The Extent of Environmental Responsibility in Korea’s Top Ten Five-Star Hotels|
|Sung-Wook Kang, Song-Ee Hahn||p13|
|Exploring How Referral Reward Program Design Affects Consumer Intent to Purchase from a Recipient Perspective|
|Chia-Lee Fan, Yi-Liang Su, Sue-Ting Chang, Day-Yang Liu||p21|
|Local Management of a Global Commons? The Case of Climate Standard Development in the Swedish Food Sector|
|Karl Johan Bonnedahl||p31|
|Challenges of Cost Management in Complex Projects|
|Jaakko Kujala, Tim Brady, Jaakko Putila||p48|
|Project Failure: The Way forward and Panacea for Development|
|T. Zuofa, E. G. Ochieng||p59|
|Leadership Styles of Senior and Middle Level Managers: A Study of Selected Firms in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman|
|G. P. Mishra, Donald Grunewald, Neelufer Aslam Kulkarni||p72|
|Firm Bankruptcy Probability and Causes: An Integrated Study|
|Oliver Lukason, Richard C. Hoffman||p80|
|Implementing the Spiritual Leadership Model in the Healthcare Industry in Iran|
|Mandana Abdizadeh, Mohsen Malekalketab Khiabani||p92|
|Environmental Factors Affecting Human Resources Management Activities of Turkish Large Firms|
|Kurtulus Yilmaz Genc||p102|
|Stock Exchange Development and Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence from Jordan|
|Ali Mustafa Al-Qudah||p123|
|Effects of Job Rotation Strategy on High Performance Workplace, in Lake Victoria North Water Services Board, Kenya|
|Benjamin Kipchumba Tarus||p139|
|Investigating the Moderating Effects of Gender and Self-Efficacy in the Context of Mobile Payment Adoption: A Developing Country Perspective|
|Mohammed-Issa Riad Mousa Jaradat, Khaled M. S. Faqih||p147|
|International Strategic Alliance and Its Performance in China: The Resource-Based View|
|Organizational Communication in Public Health Institutions|
|Kwame Owusu Kwateng, Hannah Vivian Osei, Ernest EkowAbban||p179|
|The Impact of Performance Management on Mission Statement and Operational Goal Setting|
|Fatemeh S. Shahmehr, Narges Safari, Mohammad Javad Jamshidi, Noor-Mohammad Yaghoobi||p189|
|Generation-Y Employees’ Turnover: Work-Values Fit Perspective|
|Abdelbaset Queiri, Wan Fadzilah Wan Yusoff, Nizar Dwaikat||p199|
|Does Money Motivate Employees? Empirical Study of Private and Public Financial Sector in Kazakhstan|
|Arman Kulchmanov, Maniam Kaliannan||p214|
|Qualitative Research Method: Grounded Theory|
|Shahid N. Khan||p224|
|Model Behavior Analysis of Stock Market Indicators and Listed Companies: Evidence from the Ghana Stock Exchange: Automated versus Floor Trading|
|Gladys A. A. Nabieu||p234|
|The Growth of Online Bus Ticketing Industry: RedBus Route to Success in the Indian Market|
|Sujo Thomas, Bharthi Pathak, Pavak Vyas||p247|
|Gender on Customer Based Brand Equity: A Case of OK (Bindura) Supermarket|
|Albert Musekiwa, Langton Runyowa, Felix Chikosha||p254|
|Understanding the Role of Political Relations in Consumer Decision Making: A Grounded Theory Approach|
|Tariq Abdullatif Halimi, Clare D'Souza, Gillian Sullivan-Mort||p261|
|Reviewer Acknowledgements for International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 9, No. 11|
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