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Asia Pacific Business Review

1996 - 2024

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Volume 30, issue 3, 2024

Reforming Japanese capitalism: introduction pp. 421-432 Downloads
D. Hugh Whittaker and Yoshifumi Nakata
Has Japan’s corporate governance reform reached a turning point? Some cautionary notes pp. 433-450 Downloads
John Buchanan and Simon Deakin
Japan’s quest for a sustainable, virtuous circle of growth and innovation pp. 451-466 Downloads
D. Hugh Whittaker
Society 5.0 and new capitalism: complementarities and contradictions pp. 467-484 Downloads
Sebastien Lechevalier
The transformation of science, technology and innovation (STI) policy in Japan pp. 485-498 Downloads
Tateo Arimoto
Japan’s triple sustainability challenge pp. 499-513 Downloads
Tokutaro Nakai
Evidence-based policy making in Japan’s public expenditure: compatibility of fiscal health and investing for the future pp. 514-527 Downloads
Nobuo Akai
Much to be done in Japan’s family and gender equality policies pp. 528-542 Downloads
Nobuko Nagase
Can affirmative action overcome STEM gender inequality in Japan? Expectations and concerns pp. 543-559 Downloads
Hiromi M. Yokoyama, Yuko Ikkatai, Euan McKay, Atsushi Inoue, Azusa Minamizaki and Kei Kano
Remedying Japan’s deficient investment in people pp. 560-576 Downloads
Yoshifumi Nakata
The ‘new trinity’ reform of labour markets in Japan pp. 577-595 Downloads
Fangmiao Zou
Japan’s ‘consensual’ variety of digital capitalism and its global relevance pp. 596-612 Downloads
Harald Kümmerle and Franz Waldenberger

Volume 30, issue 2, 2024

The Chinese Belt and Road Initiative: strategic responses of governments and multinational companies pp. 209-219 Downloads
Filip De Beule, Philippe De Lombaerde and Haiyan Zhang
The impact of contextual distance on the investment locations of Chinese multinationals in countries along the Belt and Road Initiative pp. 220-250 Downloads
Haiyan Zhang and Filip De Beule
Chinese institutions and international expansion within the Belt and Road Initiative: firm capabilities of Chinese companies in the European Union pp. 251-273 Downloads
Maria Altamira, Gaston Fornes and Alvaro Mendez
Motives behind Sino-Japanese strategic alliances in the new energy vehicles sector in the age of the Belt and Road Initiative pp. 274-299 Downloads
Anna Maria Dzienis and Agnieszka McCaleb
‘Truly a European company’: a Chinese auto maker’s strategies of Europeanization pp. 300-321 Downloads
Pál Nyiri, Nana de Graaff, Agnieszka McCaleb, Ágnes Szunomár, Michiel Verver and Sierk Ybema
Will COVID-19 bury dreams of some overland routes of the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative? pp. 322-349 Downloads
Katarzyna Czerewacz-Filipowicz
Fighting monopolies: the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative, India, and the competition for the marketplace of international development pp. 350-375 Downloads
Amitendu Palit and Preety Bhogal
Strategic priorities for regional power connectivity in Asia in the overlapping of subregional initiatives and China’s global energy interconnection pp. 376-398 Downloads
Daniel Del Barrio Alvarez, Akiko Sasakawa, Kensuke Yamaguchi and Jiyang Wang
Strategic responses of regional economic organizations to the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative: the cases of ASEAN, EAEU, and EU pp. 399-419 Downloads
Philippe De Lombaerde, Kairat Moldashev, Ikboljon Qoraboyev and Servaas Taghon

Volume 30, issue 1, 2024

Decisions on subnational locations in China during the early years of WTO membership: evidence from the experience of Taiwanese affiliates pp. 1-21 Downloads
Yi-Yuan Liu and Peng-Yu Li
Effect of women entrepreneurs’ gender-role orientation on new venture performance in China: the role of organizational legitimacy and obtaining investments pp. 22-48 Downloads
Guofu Chen, Yanzhao Tang, Wenyi Shen, Qingquan Jiang and Rui Zhang
Activating assets of foreignness in compressed developing markets: evidence from New Zealand SMEs entering the Chinese market pp. 49-71 Downloads
Antje Fiedler, Benjamin Fath, D. Hugh Whittaker and Marko Garlick
Transforming the liability of outsidership into assets of outsidership: a comparative study of Japanese automotive subsidiaries in Russia pp. 72-93 Downloads
Akiko Sato and Andrei Panibratov
Attitude formation towards green products evidence in Indonesia: integrating environment, culture, and religion pp. 94-114 Downloads
Dwi Suhartanto, David Dean, Fatya Alty Amalia and Ni Nyoman Triyuni
How does the holistic cognitive frame influence radical innovation in China? pp. 115-139 Downloads
Zelong Wei, Paike Xie, Xi Song and Shuyang Wang
Examining the follower-related antecedents and effects of servant leadership in the PRC and Hong Kong pp. 140-171 Downloads
Crystal Xinru Wu and Robin Stanley Snell
How strategic representations together with geo-political and economic dynamics are mediating the global image of Chinaʻs Belt Road Initiative pp. 173-183 Downloads
Muhammad Afzaal and Swaleha Bano Naqvi
Ethical leadership in business: why it matters and how it is achieved pp. 183-192 Downloads
Peihua Fan and Tingting Lu
China–US trade war and trade talk pp. 193-197 Downloads
Abdullah Muhammad Aslam
Human science of disaster reconstruction: an interdisciplinary approach to holistic health following the Great East Japan earthquake and Fukushima nuclear disaster pp. 197-201 Downloads
Keith Jackson
How to get a PhD: a handbook for students and their supervisors pp. 201-205 Downloads
A. K. M. Tajkir-Uz-Zaman
China and the WTO: why multilateralism still matters pp. 205-208 Downloads
Pritish Bhattacharya

Volume 29, issue 5, 2023

The globalization of postcolonial pop music: putting the success of the K-pop industries into theoretical perspectives pp. 1243-1250 Downloads
Paul Lopes, Ingyu Oh and Lynn Pyun
K-pop music diffusion in Korea and East Asia: the convergence of visual technology and concrete narratives pp. 1251-1274 Downloads
Tariq H. Malik
The role of cultural diversity in creating value: a case study of South Korea’s pop band BTS pp. 1275-1299 Downloads
Doug J. Chung and Kay R. Koo
Gendered melancholia as cultural branding: fandom participation in the K-pop community pp. 1300-1323 Downloads
Ingyu Oh and Kyeong-Jun Kim
From Korea to the world: women’s role as peer-leaders in K-pop transnational online brand communities pp. 1324-1348 Downloads
Pascal Brassier
The international strategy for Korean pop music: what makes K-pop listed on Billboard Hot 100? pp. 1349-1368 Downloads
Hyeseon Hwang, Ingyu Oh and Paul Lopes
K-pop’s internationalization in the product adaptation and the upstream music supply chain in Korea, China, Japan, and the West pp. 1369-1393 Downloads
Byeongsik Kim and Byeongwoo Kang
Leading digital business model transformation in the K-pop industry: the case of SM Entertainment pp. 1394-1424 Downloads
Jaeyoung Cho, Yiyang Bian and Jangwoo Lee
Is there innovation in the K-pop industry? A theoretical perspective pp. 1425-1447 Downloads
Jangwoo Lee and Lynn Pyun

Volume 29, issue 4, 2023

Innovation and entrepreneurship in East Asia during the digital era: post-pandemic prospects pp. 843-851 Downloads
Biaoan Shan, Ingyu Oh and Chris Rowley
When the window of opportunity opens: how does open search impact the business model design of digital startups? pp. 852-875 Downloads
Hai Guo, Xiaoyu Li and Chao Wang
Upgrading new product development performance in digital context: a configuration analysis based on fsQCA pp. 876-894 Downloads
Anwei Gu, Susu Chen, Biao Chen and Xiaoju Liu
Effects of talent status and leader-member exchange on innovative work behaviour in talent management in Japan pp. 895-912 Downloads
Hideki S. Tanaka and Nobutaka Ishiyama
The prosocial-motivated process of meaningful innovation: evidence from Chinese start-ups in digital industry pp. 913-930 Downloads
Guannan Qu, Jin Chen, Yuan Jie, Luyao Wang and Dong Guo
Digital technology and enterprise knowledge management: literature review and theoretical framework construction pp. 931-949 Downloads
Wei Yan, Yiyu Xiong, Anwei Gu, Heng Lu and Xiangxian Zhang
The impact of ICT use on entrepreneurial performance: evidence from Chinese microenterprises pp. 950-966 Downloads
Famei Shen, Jie Li and Gong Sun
A study on artificial intelligence orientation and new venture performance pp. 967-989 Downloads
Dayuan Li, Zhuang Pan, Ding Wang and Lu Zhang
The role of internal control and digital transformation between political connections and financial performance: evidence from China pp. 990-1012 Downloads
Yue Zhang, Chunxing Pan, Shu Meng and Kun Wang
Investment in innovation and international entrepreneurial performances of Chinese family businesses: from the perspective of intergenerational succession pp. 1013-1035 Downloads
Huatao Peng, Yuming Chang, Chen Zhou and Zhijian Zhang
Family governance and strategic orientation of family firms in China: an institutional logics perspective pp. 1036-1058 Downloads
Qiang Liang, Xi Huang, Yuanrui Xu and Bo Wang
Are government subsidies or preferential listing policies better for the market performance of tech firms? Evidence from Korea pp. 1059-1078 Downloads
Soon Suk Yoon and Hyo Jin Kim
Leveraging resources to achieve high competitive advantage for digital new ventures: an empirical study in China pp. 1079-1104 Downloads
Xiumei Zhu, Shengbo Yu and Shan Yang
Rising and thriving in the post COVID-19 era: a case study of COSMAX, a leader of the Korean cosmetic industry pp. 1105-1124 Downloads
Young Won Park, Paul Hong and Geon-Cheol Shin
How do organizations deal with crisis? A case study on improvisational behaviours of Chinese companies during the COVID-19 epidemic pp. 1125-1148 Downloads
Biaoan Shan, Yi Pu, Xingqun Lv and Rongquan Zhang
Mediation of work engagement towards productive behaviour in remote work environments during pandemic: testing the job demands and resources model in Japan pp. 1149-1169 Downloads
Kiyoshi Takahashi, Ryosuke Yokoya and Tomohiro Higuchi
Workplaces during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond: insights from strategic human resource management in Mainland China pp. 1170-1191 Downloads
Yujie Cai, Chris Rowley and Mengyi Xu
Empowering women for leadership roles in the post-pandemic era pp. 1192-1200 Downloads
Sijia Liu
Digital economy, enterprise digital transformation, and digital business model: evidence from China pp. 1200-1210 Downloads
Mingjun Hou
Designing a Japanese university for the Asian Century: discovery, harmony, inspiration pp. 1210-1223 Downloads
Keith Jackson
Japan’s rise as a middle power, collaborations in the Indo-Pacific and partnerships with South Korea and India: implications for China’s Global Image & Belt and Road Initiative and the country’s expansion as a global power pp. 1224-1234 Downloads
Muhammad Afzaal and Juhua Jin
Japan’s new ruralities: coping with decline in the periphery pp. 1235-1238 Downloads
A. K. M. Tajkir-Uz-Zaman
Internationalisation of Chinese enterprises: a comparative study of cross-border mergers and acquisitions pp. 1239-1242 Downloads
Peihua Fan

Volume 29, issue 3, 2023

Developments in key aspects of business and management in the Asia Pacific: human resources, leadership, ethics and entrepreneurship pp. 463-478 Downloads
Chris Rowley and Ingyu Oh
The influence of flexible work arrangements on innovative employee behaviour in China: a perspective of person-job fit pp. 479-500 Downloads
Xin Qi, Huanchen Liu, Xinyue Li and Hong Liu
Does brain gain enhance firm value? Evidence from China pp. 501-522 Downloads
Han Chen and Soon Suk Yoon
From mine to ours: a dynamic process model in developing ethical culture – the case of Alibaba pp. 523-545 Downloads
Jean S. K. Lee and Dongjie Xu
The mediating role of harmony in effective leadership in China: from a Confucianism perspective pp. 546-569 Downloads
Wai Kwan Lau, Lam D. Nguyen, Loan N. T. Pham and Daniel A. Cernas-Ortiz
Exploitative leadership and employee innovative behaviour in China: a moderated mediation framework pp. 570-587 Downloads
Zhining Wang, Yuhang Chen, Shuang Ren, Ngan Collins, Shaohan Cai and Chris Rowley
Entrepreneurs’ self-perceived social status and firms’ philanthropy: evidence from Chinese private firms pp. 588-612 Downloads
Limin Zhu and Jing Zhao
Risk preference, prior experience, and serial entrepreneurship performance: evidence from China pp. 613-631 Downloads
Huatao Peng, Yuming Chang and Yang Liu
Exploring big data use to predict supply chain effectiveness in Chinese organizations: a moderated mediated model link pp. 632-653 Downloads
Yu Wang and Zulqurnain Ali
Below-aspiration performance and risk-taking behaviour in the context of Taiwanese electronic firms: a contingency analysis pp. 654-677 Downloads
Quang-Anh Le and Cheng-Yu Lee
Influence of information technology and marketing capabilities in achieving superior customer performance: evidence from Taiwan pp. 678-700 Downloads
Homin Chen and Yu-Ming Hsu
Fostering innovation and involvement among Korean workers in problem solving through trust and psychological safety: the role of paradoxical leader behaviours pp. 701-718 Downloads
Se-Hyung (David) Oh, Longzhu Dong, Abraham Y. Nahm and Gyu-Chang Yu
All or nothing: ambivalent acculturation strategies and job satisfaction of bicultural migrants in South Korea pp. 719-739 Downloads
Jinxi Michelle Li, Fabian Jintae Froese and Julia Sophie Schmid
CSR policies and practices of Korean foreign subsidiaries: institutional duality in emerging economies pp. 740-757 Downloads
Sujung Kim, Changsu Kim, Jong-Hun Park, Jangsoon Kim and Hajir Afzali
Perceptions of large Korean corporations from a social cognition perspective pp. 758-777 Downloads
YongGu Suh, Gary Davies and Regina Burnasheva
Employee perceptions of pay equity and compensation factors: a study of Vietnamese state-owned enterprises pp. 778-796 Downloads
Ngan Collins, Anh Ngo, Pauline Stanton, Shuang Ren and Chris Rowley
Generation Z job seekers in Vietnam: CSR-based employer attractiveness and job pursuit intention pp. 797-815 Downloads
Nguyen Ngoc Thang, Chris Rowley, Wolfgang Mayrhofer and Nguyen Thi Phuong Anh
The moderating role of R&D intensity on the association between external embeddedness and subsidiary product innovation: evidence from Vietnam pp. 816-841 Downloads
Dut Van Vo, Chris Rowley and Dang Huu Nguyen

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
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