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Home Truths for Business-To-Business Exchanges
KOH, Tat Koon | FICHMAN, Mark

Buyers are spoiled for choice when it comes to platforms to post their buying requests to sellers – think Alibaba.com, ECEurope.com and ECPlaza.com. Users may select one site to be their preferred place, or “home&rdquo ...

The Time and Capacity Limits on Search
LI, Qiang | MAGGITTI, Patrick G | SMITH, Ken G | TESLUK, Paul E. | KATILA, Riitta

New products and services are fundamental to organisational performance and survival. New knowledge and information are fundamental to developing new products and services. Yet how top management teams (TMTs) search for and incorp ...

New Media Channels and Its Impacts on Consumer Consumption Behaviour
XU, Jiao | VAN ITTERSUM, Koert | KIM, Jun | FORMAN, Chris

News media channels have undergone fundamental shifts over the past decade in the wake of digitisation. For instance, mobile consumers can access and consumer information via either mobile websites or apps. These two channels offe ...

How ‘Opt-out’ Affects Other Consumers
GOH, Khim-Yong | HUI, Kai Lung | PNG, Ivan P.L.

Advertising and direct marketing can be good or bad: consumers may catch a great deal on airline tickets or the latest model of TV, but on the other hand they compete for consumers’ limited attention and can cause nuisance a ...

How the Financial Reporting Environment Affects Crash Risk
DEFOND, Mark | HUNG, Mingyi | LI, Siqi | LI, Yinghua

One of the greatest fears of investing in a company is that its stock prices may “crash” – in other words, the investment will suffer extreme negative stock returns. An important determinant of crash risk is the ...

Learning from Others: When to Imitate – and When to Disregard
LI, J. T. | QIAN, Cuili | YAO, Fiona K.

Company X from the United States is considering investing in China, and managers’ first move is to observe the choices made by other overseas firms already in the country. After studying patterns of behavior, they can then s ...

Cultivating Customer Loyalty in the Fast-Paced and Competitive World of ICT Services
XU, Xin | THONG, James Y L | VENKATESH, Viswanath

The rapid evolution of information and communications technologies (ICT) has given rise to a competitive market in ICT services that is mushrooming not only in the volume of services offered, but also in term of variety. For examp ...

How Corporate Scandals Affect Political Ties & Market Credibility
ZHANG, Fang | WONG, T.J. | HUNG, Mingyi

A manager bribes government officials; a manager of a state-owned enterprise misappropriates its assets; accounts are manipulated to inflate earnings… How do corporate scandals such as these affect a company’s value i ...

A Systems Approach to Employee Creativity
TAKEUCHI, Riki | JIA, Liangding | CHANG, Song | CAI, Yahua

Creativity is a major contributor to organisational innovation and competitiveness. A lot is already understood about the factors that promote creativity, such as individual motivation and personality, and firm leadership and prac ...

Internet Trading and the Impact on Traders and Markets
ZHANG, Michael Xiaoquan | ZHANG, Lihong

Internet stock trading has made it easier for inexperienced and uninformed investors to participate in financial markets. These investors often use online investing systems to engage in “feedback trading” – a str ...