IJBPA.V16.N1.2019

AN INCOMPLETE TRAJECTORY TOWARDS POST- BUREAUCRACY: THE CASE OF QUÉBEC UNIVERSITIES

Chloé Adler Carole Lalonde University Laval ABSTRACT This research is based on a synthesis of official reports produced by meta-stakeholders from academia and aims to determine whether a pluralistic organization such as the university may evolve towards a post-bureaucratic configuration. Based on the Québec experience, the research design integrates the content analysis proposed by Schreier […]

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ELABORATION ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE EXPATRITES’ CROSS-CULTURAL ADAPTATION

Nick Daher Florida Institute of Technology ABSTRACT As the world continues to shrink through globalization and becomes more connected with one common market, organizations can no longer ignore the effects of globalization and the increased mobility of labor across national and cultural boundaries. Cross-cultural adaptation has become an important source of competitive advantage for many […]

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ANALYZING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HAPPINESS AND EUROPEAN STATE-MANDATED PARENTAL LEAVE: LESSONS FOR HUMAN RESOURCE POLICYMAKERS

Jennifer Teague Carol Locker Purdue University Global ABSTRACT Does the amount of parental leave afforded an individual have any statistically significant impact on perceived happiness? In looking at the 2015 United Nations’ World Happiness Report (WHR), one can identify the level of happiness for a number of countries within Europe. In addition, the eleventh International […]

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EXPATRIATE FAILURE IS A COMMON CHALLENGE FOR MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS: TURN EXPATRIATE FAILURE TO EXPATRIATE SUCCESS

Semere Haile Donald White Grambling State University ABSTRACT Research indicates that international work assignments have been, and continue to be, a growing development for global economic competitiveness driven by multinational corporations (MNCs) desire. This is not important only for MNCs’ success, but also for societal developmental sustainability. As global business activities increase, expatriate assignments increase […]

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THE STATE OF CANADA’S DEFINED BENEFIT PENSION PLAN

Elsie Henderson Elizabeth Hicks Rhonda Bursey Mount Saint Vincent University ABSTRACT Defined benefit plans have long been viewed as the optimal pension plan because risks lie mostly with the employer (Woodger, 2009). Over time, members have incurred, reduced or lost pensions because of companies entering into bankruptcy (Chevreau, 2017; Eisen, MacDonald, & Roberts, 2017). There […]

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AN EFFICIENCY STUDY OF THE CHINESE POSTAL SERVICES

Baruch Lundy Savannah State University José Humberto Ablanedo-Rosas University of Texas at El Paso Hongman Gao Harold Lundy, Jr. Alabama State University ABSTRACT The study analyzes the productivity and efficiency in the postal sector of China.. It applies the Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) approach to measure the efficiency of 31 different provinces in China. Three […]

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