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The moderate-reputation trap: Evidence from a Chinese cross-border business-to-business e-commerce portal

How does review-based online reputation (for brevity, online reputation) influence online firm survival? Drawing insights from the resource-based view and signaling theory, we examine a nonlinear (U-shaped) relationship between online reputation …

15-07-2020 Open Access

Psychological contract breach and organizational cynicism and commitment among self-initiated expatriates vs. host country nationals in the Chinese and Malaysian transnational education sector

In today’s global economy, self-initiated expatriates (SIEs) and host country nationals (HCNs) both represent critical human resources for organizations operating globally. Yet, because these two groups of employees have been studied separately …

08-07-2020 | Perspectives

From jugaad to jugalbandi: Understanding the changing nature of Indian innovation

In this perspectives paper, I employ the term jugalbandi to describe the ways in which many contemporary Indian organizations engage in innovation. Through a description of three Indian organizations – ISRO, Amul and Aadhaar – I illustrate how …


A neo-configurational institutional analysis of international venture capital attractiveness and performance: insights for Asia-Pacific

Prior research suggests that market-supporting institutions are attractive to international venture capital (IVC), yet paradoxically VC firms increasingly invest in countries characterized by institutional weaknesses. In this study, we explore the …


Increasing alertness to new opportunities: the influence of positive affect and implications for innovation

Understanding how entrepreneurs’ positive affect influences firm innovation through the cognitive processes (e.g., entrepreneurial alertness to business opportunities) is important because emotions often impact evaluations and judgments of …

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The Asia Pacific Journal of Management publishes original manuscripts on management and organizational research in the Asia Pacific region, encompassing Pacific Rim countries and mainland Asia. APJM focuses on the extent to which each manuscript addresses matters that pertain to the most fundamental question: "What determines firm success?" We seek to publish empirical or conceptual research which improves a broad understanding of this issue. APJM endeavors to be the major vehicle for exchange of ideas and research among management scholars within or interested in the broadly defined Asia Pacific region.

Key features include: 

  • Rigor - maintained through strict review processes, high quality global reviewers, and Editorial Advisory and Review Boards comprising prominent researchers from many countries.
  • Relevance - maintained by its focus on key management and organizational trends in the region.
  • Uniqueness - being the first and most prominent management journal published in and about the fastest growing region in the world.
  • Official affiliation - Asia Academy of Management
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