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Asia Pacific Business Review

1996 - 2023

Current editor(s): Professor Chris Rowley and Malcolm Warner

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Volume 29, issue 2, 2023

Alibaba and Coupang in the spotlight pp. 267-278 Downloads
Gerhard Kling, Ingyu Oh and Chris Rowley
A new global division of labour in venture capital flows: Coupang’s IPO success at the New York Stock Exchange pp. 279-298 Downloads
Ingyu Oh, Yunsung Koh and Yun Kyung Kim
What explains Alibaba’s miraculous IPO success on the New York stock exchange? pp. 299-322 Downloads
Kailei Wei, Libo Xiao, Yang Fang and Chunxia Jiang
Overcoming the liability of foreignness in US capital markets: the case of Alibaba and Coupang pp. 323-349 Downloads
Vanesa Pesqué-Cela, Jiarong Li and Yun Kyung Kim
Impact of dual-class share structure: Alibaba IPO success analysis pp. 350-371 Downloads
Shuai Shao
Global expansion with takeovers and value creation with integration in China: a case study of Alibaba and Lazada pp. 372-391 Downloads
Lihui Tian and Xin Li
The effects of political embeddedness on cross-border mergers and acquisitions in China: Alibaba’s case pp. 392-416 Downloads
Zhi Wang, Gerhard Kling and Jiayi Li
Will Alibaba’s additional financial service contribute to sellers’ satisfaction and loyalty during the pandemic? Evidence from Taobao sellers pp. 417-438 Downloads
Juanjuan Wang, Lin Jiang and Wentong Liu
Interaction between individual and collective learning in an entrepreneurial setting: case study of SoftBank Academia in Japan pp. 439-461 Downloads
Ikutaro Enatsu, Masato Horio and Nobutaka Ishiyama

Volume 29, issue 1, 2023

The role of leadership in human resource management: perspectives and evidence from China pp. 1-10 Downloads
Shuming Zhao, Mingwei Liu, Meng Xi, Cherrie J. Zhu and Hong Liu
How does family-supportive supervision influence work-family conflict in China? The role of boundary control and empowerment-focused HRM pp. 11-27 Downloads
Guilan Yu, Ying Meng and Chengxu Zhou
Two sources of influence: a conditional trickle-down model of service performance in China pp. 28-49 Downloads
Haolin Fu, Sherry (Qiang) Fu, Jia (Joya) Yu, Mengxi Yang and Wansi Chen
Evolution path and critical influencing factors of performance management system: a longitudinal case study in China pp. 50-69 Downloads
Jianfeng Jia, Yuxin Jiao, Jiaqi Yan, Jiexiang Wang and Hailong Jia
Do grateful employees take charge more in China? A joint moderating effect model pp. 70-88 Downloads
Lei Ren, Yan Liu and Yishuai Yin
Power distance orientation and perceived insider status in China: a social identity perspective pp. 89-113 Downloads
Kaili Zhang, Yumei Wang and Ningyu Tang
The impact of flexibility-oriented HRM systems on innovative behaviour in China: a moderated mediation model of dualistic passion and inclusive leadership pp. 114-135 Downloads
Maolong Zhang, Enhua Hu and Yanmei Lin
The influence of the fit between strategic human resource management and CEO strategic leadership behaviours on organizational effectiveness in China pp. 136-161 Downloads
Yueyue Liu, Meng Xi and Xu Zhang
Forming managers’ exploitation and exploration from the interplay of managers’ formal and informal networks in China: a moderated mediation model pp. 162-183 Downloads
Xinghua Zhao and Hongjiang Lv
Effects of high-performance work system on team ambidexterity in China: a dual path model based on emergence perspective pp. 184-205 Downloads
Xiao-Yu Wang, Jian-Quan Lyu and De-Jun Cheng
Motivation and hindrance: the mixed blessing of paradoxical leader behaviour for workplace creativity in China pp. 206-226 Downloads
Zizhen Geng, Yanfen Wang, Youqing Fan and Chunxia Shan
Innovation-oriented HRM, TMT reflexivity and organizational change in China: the moderated mediation effect of CEO leader mindfulness pp. 227-247 Downloads
Lulu Zhou, Ying Liu, Tianshan Xue and Xiu Zhang
Leadership mindsets, cultural norms and organizational resilience in China: the moderating effect of supportive human resource practices pp. 248-265 Downloads
Xufan Zhang, Jing Ye, Decai Wang, Feng Tian and Sikai Fu

Volume 28, issue 5, 2022

After the storm: how Hong Kong can hold on to its status as a global business hub in the Asia-Pacific pp. 629-640 Downloads
Tai-lok Lui, Ingyu Oh and Chris Rowley
Still in command and control? Hong Kong’s headquarters economy in the changing global and regional context pp. 641-659 Downloads
Tai-lok Lui
Geopolitics and Hong Kong as international financial centre: a dynamic IPE perspective pp. 660-679 Downloads
Gregory T. Chin
The economy of the Sino–US conflict: its impact on Chinese firms listed in the US and Hong Kong as a financial hub pp. 680-700 Downloads
T. K. P. Leung and Lawrence H. W. Lei
Trading as usual? Navigating Hong Kong’s roles in global trade architectures pp. 701-718 Downloads
Yu-wai Vic Li
The Sinicisation of the Hong Kong economy or the Hongkongnisation of the Greater Bay Area: are we ‘barking up the wrong tree’? pp. 719-739 Downloads
Godfrey Yeung and Tai-lok Lui
Hong Kong’s economic integration with Chinese mainland: an index and cointegration analysis of socio-economic indicators pp. 740-764 Downloads
Geng Cui and Yuho Chung

Volume 28, issue 4, 2022

Does technology innovation in finance alleviate financing constraints and reduce debt-financing costs? Evidence from China pp. 467-492 Downloads
Han Chen and Soon Suk Yoon
Empirical research on how social capital influence inter-organizational information systems value co-creation in China pp. 493-517 Downloads
Mingming He, Tienan Wang, Houxue Xia and Jing Dai
Exploring an inverted U-shaped relationship between entrepreneurial experience and Chinese new venture performance: the moderating role of environmental uncertainty pp. 518-535 Downloads
Shan Lu, Biaoan Shan and Yupeng Fei
The impact of the talent management mechanism and self-perceived talent status on work engagement: the case of Japan pp. 536-554 Downloads
Nobutaka Ishiyama
How configuration theory explains performance growth and decline after Chinese firms cross-border M&A: using the fsQCA approach pp. 555-578 Downloads
Cong Cheng, Ze Yang, Yining He and Lulu Yan
Which executive characteristics influence risk-taking behaviours: evidence from Taiwanese companies pp. 579-605 Downloads
Yen-Chih Huang, Yang-Chieh Chin and Cheng-Yu Lee
Is there a gap between saying and doing in CSR? Cases from Asian firms pp. 606-615 Downloads
Peihua Fan and Mingjun Hou
The business reinvention of Japan: how to make sense of the new Japan and why it matters pp. 616-617 Downloads
Paul F. Gentle
The profits and perils of passion in entrepreneurship: stoking the fires and banking the coals pp. 618-620 Downloads
Keith Jackson
Entrepreneurship in Korea: from chaebols to start-ups pp. 621-623 Downloads
Yuko Inada
Towards ecosystem-oriented business models in the Asia Pacific: dialectical dynamics of digital technologies, nature, and human wellbeing pp. 625-627 Downloads
Chris Rowley

Volume 28, issue 3, 2022

Enhancing online–merge–offline (OMO) marketing effectiveness and sustainability – Tao and shared value perspectives: examples from China pp. 311-332 Downloads
Xianglin Ma, Alan Fish, Xinxin Wang and Tao Tang
SMEs’ changing perspective on international trade credit risk management in China: a cultural values evolution approach pp. 333-353 Downloads
Jiang Zhou, Ling Deng and Paul Gibson
Dynamic capabilities and entrepreneurial performance of Chinese start-ups: the mediating roles of managerial attitude towards risk and entrepreneurial behaviour pp. 354-379 Downloads
Zhe Shi, Ling Yuan and Soo Hee Lee
How informational-based readiness and social influence affect usage intentions of self-service stores through different routes: an elaboration likelihood model perspective pp. 380-409 Downloads
Chih-Jou Chen, Pei-Hsuan Tsai and Jia-Wei Tang
Hong Kong millennials’ perceptions and preferences on joint promotion partners pp. 410-430 Downloads
Fanny Fong Yee Chan
How does customer psychological empowerment affect value co-creation? An empirical study of travel agencies in Mainland China pp. 431-459 Downloads
Xiaoping Hu and Xi Li
Sustainable human resource management: strategies, practices and challenges pp. 460-464 Downloads
Keith Jackson
Handbook of distance education pp. 464-466 Downloads
Asmaa Benbaba

Volume 28, issue 2, 2022

Towards a new corporate responsibility and governance? Tax haven and other identity characteristics of Asia-Pacific​ multinational corporations pp. 157-164 Downloads
Yama Temouri, Vijay Pereira, Chris Jones, Ashish Malik and Chris Rowley
The rise of China and contestation in global tax governance pp. 165-186 Downloads
Rasmus Corlin Christensen and Martin Hearson
Exploring the role of institutions in Chinese OFDI: a systematic review and integrative framework pp. 187-213 Downloads
Michael Christofi, Demetris Vrontis and Anna Makrides
Exploring the use of offshore intermediary jurisdictions by Chinese MNEs for the purposes of ‘onward-journey’ transit FDI: implications for measuring and understanding Chinese MNE activity pp. 214-234 Downloads
Dylan Sutherland, Jamie Hurst, Xinghao Peng and Ludan Wu
How does firm ownership concentration and female directors influence tax haven foreign direct investment? Evidence from Asia-Pacific and OECD countries pp. 235-259 Downloads
Ali Ahmed, Yama Temouri, Chris Jones and Vijay Pereira
Executive remuneration and firm financial performance: lessons from listed companies in Australia and implications for their APEC counterparts pp. 260-272 Downloads
Albert Wijeweera, Peter Rampling and Ian Eddie
China’s Belt and Road Initiative: challenges, doubts and legal implications pp. 273-286 Downloads
Muhammad Afzaal
Mentoring and coaching early career academics in the Asia-Pacific region: opportunities to develop individual resilience? pp. 287-296 Downloads
Keith Jackson
Education in Japan: a comprehensive analysis of reforms and practices pp. 297-298 Downloads
Paul Gentle
Routledge handbook of contemporary Japan pp. 298-301 Downloads
Matthias Hennings
Enterprises, industry and innovation in the People’s Republic of China: questioning socialism from Deng to the trade and tech war pp. 301-307 Downloads
Anwei Gu, Biaoan Shan and Xingqun Lv
East Asia in transition pp. 308-309 Downloads
Gordon Redding

Volume 28, issue 1, 2022

Corporate governance reforms amidst economic maturation and democratization: the case of the Korean chaebol since the 1990s pp. 1-15 Downloads
YongWook Jun, Chris Rowley and Ingyu Oh
The end of rent sharing: corporate governance reforms in South Korea pp. 16-37 Downloads
Ingyu Oh, Soon Suk Yoon and Hyo Jin Kim
Successors’ discretion and corporate restructuring in family firms in South Korea: from an institutional perspective pp. 38-64 Downloads
JungYun Han
The shadow of a departing CEO: outsider succession and strategic change in a business group pp. 65-86 Downloads
Changsu Kim, Jong-Hun Park, Jiyoon Kim and Youngjoo Lee
Remains on the board: outside directors’ behaviour and their survival chance in Korean firms pp. 87-110 Downloads
Taeyoung Yoo and Yunsung Koh
Transforming Korean business? Foreign acquisition, governance and management after the 1997 Asian crisis pp. 111-129 Downloads
Robert Fitzgerald and Ji Woong Kang
Prospects for China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI): implications, assessment and challenges pp. 130-139 Downloads
Muhammad Afzaal
Research handbook of diversity and careers pp. 140-146 Downloads
Keith Jackson
Striving for inclusive development: from Pangkor to a modern Malaysian state pp. 146-148 Downloads
Rajah Rasiah
Transnational corporations and international production: concepts, theories and effects; Organizational change pp. 148-152 Downloads
Keith Jackson
Dare to inspire: sustain the fire of inspiration in work and life pp. 152-154 Downloads
Michele Ruzon and Gilmar Masiero
Own your day: new light on the mastery of managing in the middle pp. 154-156 Downloads
Keita Kakehashi
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