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Building international business theory: A grounded theory approach

David M Gligor, Carol L Esmark, Ismail Gölgeci
2015 Journal of International Business Studies  
For example, Kotabe and colleagues (2007) used a grounded theory approach to examine the process of modular production in a specific industry, however they do not specify which grounded theory tradition  ...  Kotabe et al. (2007) indicated that degree of modularization, positional advantage/ performance, physical proximity, and degree of media naturalness were all constructs that emerged through the grounded  ... 
doi:10.1057/jibs.2015.35 fatcat:u6rwwtwm5jat3eqpyqvx6u5bzi

Construction of Mega Individuals Competency Model in Business Environment: A Grounded Theory Approach

Beilei Huang, Jinhua Zhang, Xiyuan Li
2022 Sustainability  
Based on Grounded Theory and interviews from 53 companies, which consist of responses from 56 domestic and international founders, entrepreneurs, professional managers, partners and business elites, this  ...  The purpose of this research is to explore the new practices derived from the influences of information technology among a certain group, i.e., "mega individuals".  ...  These competitiveness dimensions have a positive impact on entrepreneurial performance.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14159248 fatcat:wieqnaljsbh5routcicf3d6xjm

A consumer *value* theory of innovation in 3G mobile phones: a grounded theory approach

Richard Ferrers
2014 Figshare  
Abstract inc.: In this thesis, I examine how mobile phone consumers understand and experience value in 3G mobile phones, from the perspective of innovation theory.  ...  University of Queensland Business School. Main data: 26 consumer interviews, 10 telecom analyst interviews, web documents, 3G mobile phone brochures. Methodology: Grounded theory.  ...  You will pay a minimum amount of "value" (depending on your chosen plan) per month even if you do not make that value worth of calls.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.680002.v8 fatcat:wvmwchpomvhcxduunzd67ztpfy

Civic Participation in Chinese Cyberpolitics: A Grounded Theory Approach of Para-Xylene Projects

Xin Yu, Jinpeng Wang, Yongliang Liu
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
This study used grounded theory as the method and conducted a cross-case analysis on the original data captured on Weibo—one of the most popular social media sites in China.  ...  The strategies of civic participation and the generation of public opinion show quite different characteristics in such a mediatized society.  ...  reflect/democracy [49] Socialism/collectivism/central media involvement/opinion leader involvement [54] Research Process Methodology: Grounded Theory The grounded theory is the methodology of theoretical  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph182312458 pmid:34886186 pmcid:PMC8656783 fatcat:2ep3eicu5nf4zeku3lczeegdze

An Examination and Analysis of Bank Corporate Governance Regulation in The Gambia: A Grounded Theory Approach [chapter]

Sainey Faye
2016 Corporate Governance in Africa  
A grounded theory is the possible outcome of using the grounded theory method. Therefore, it is possible that one might use the method without producing a grounded theory.  ...  Constraints on Grounded Theory Approach: Jones and Noble (2007) conducted a research on grounded theory and management entitled lack of integrity.  ... 
doi:10.1057/978-1-137-56700-0_7 fatcat:qoyvod4vlbctjehavjmteoubz4

Chatbots at Digital Workplaces - A Grounded-Theory Approach for Surveying Application Areas and Objectives

Raphael Meyer von Wolff, Sebastian Hobert, Kristin Masuch, Matthias Schumann
2020 Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems  
Method: To solve the existing problems and close the research gap, we did a qualitative empirical study based on the grounded-theory process.  ...  Furthermore, we detected fifteen underlying objectives of a chatbot operation, which can be categorized from direct over mid-level to indirect ones. We show dependencies between them, as well.  ...  al.: Chatbots at Digital Workplaces -A Grounded-Theory Approach for S Published by AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), 2020  ... 
dblp:journals/pajais/WolffHMS20 fatcat:3fihaw6kpnhgnevvptio3hb7sq

Factors Influencing the Usage of Instagram for Business and its Effect on Financial Performance and Non-Financial Performance

Altaf Akbar, Department of Management, University of Aveiro, Portugal,
2021 Journal of Digitovation and Information System  
The objective of this article is to study the factors which affect the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) instagram use for business and its subsequent impact on financial and non-financial performance  ...  The results also indicated that instagram use for business has a strong positive effect on the financial performance and non-financial performance of SMEs.  ...  Evidence from extant literature in the light of social media marketing among firms shows a dearth of research grounded on theories.  ... 
doi:10.54433/jdiis.2021100004 fatcat:mxaamoi7k5eobexk72gkkwpssi

The Impact Of Social Media On Business Performance

Martin Smits, Serban Mogos
2013 European Conference on Information Systems  
The purpose of this research is to explore the impact of social media and to analyze to what extent social media have impact on organizational capabilities and business performance.  ...  We analyze the impact of six social media applications on six business capabilities and on business performance in SponsorPay, a start-up company since 2009 in the on-line game advertising industry.  ...  Theory on social media and business impact In this section we define social media (2.1), refer to the resource based view of the firm and theories on social media impact on organizations (2.2) to develop  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/SmitsM13 fatcat:2vr575ihhfbsddrie45fph7ujm

Drivers of Employee Engagement and Job Performance

Phuong V. Nguyen, Luan The Vuong, Han Nu Ngoc Ton, Hoa Quynh Tran
2020 Journal of Southwest Jiaotong University  
The conceptual framework was built on three main theories of social exchange, job demands–resources, and conservation of resources to investigate the drivers of employee engagement and job performance,  ...  The findings showed that both organizational identification and perceived organizational transparency had a complementary partial mediating effect on the causal relationship between internal social media  ...  The critical role of employee engagement was established in the integrative model based on previous grounded theories.  ... 
doi:10.35741/issn.0258-2724.55.5.9 fatcat:sfqe456i6zd4vm6cmnwocq2hya

Social Media and Performance of Micro Enterprises in Moshi Tanzania

Isaac Kazungu, George Matto, Hellen Massawe
2017 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
Specifically the study focused on identifying the most used social media by MEs; influence of social media to the performance of MEs; and how MEs use social media in their business process.  ...  Several studies have thus developed interests on investigating the impact of social media in MEs.  ...  Bhanot (2009) study the impact of social media on company performance found that social media help companies to reach more customers, also increase sale and enhance brand image of the companies.  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v7-i5/2883 fatcat:oizzhfosvjeullpz74uweirvyq

Factors Explaining the Performance of Entrepreneurs in the Industry 4.0: A Theoretical Approach

Tuty Sariwulan, Suparno Suparno
2020 Jurnal Pendidikan Ekonomi dan Bisnis (JPEB)  
This research aims to develop prepositions about entrepreneur performance in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Industry 4.0 through a theoretical study approach.  ...  This paper elaborates several findings from previous studies as references and explores the grounded theory of human resource development.  ...  One source of knowledge from the performance of entrepreneurs is obtained through digital-based social media.  ... 
doi:10.21009/jpeb.008.2.7 doaj:7557fa7b598447f8bfb8274442fdaf26 fatcat:hmxtq5deezdtxijvzmo7xdhtdi

Green Development Behavior and Performance of Industrial Enterprises Based on Grounded Theory Study: Evidence from China

Xingwei Li, Jianguo Du, Hongyu Long
2019 Sustainability  
by using a grounded theory method.  ...  Based on the further study of in-depth interview materials from 52 employees in industrial enterprises, this paper takes industrial enterprises as the research object and constructs a theoretical model  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to acknowledge the professionals who collaborated on this study.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11154133 fatcat:3y2mnbz4sncuzg56od5ulp7lii

A Behavioral Theory of Social Performance: Social Identity and Stakeholder Expectations

Robert S. Nason, Sophie Bacq, David Gras
2018 Academy of Management Review  
However, social enterprises face a double standard in evaluations and calibrate responses to social performance feedback differently than do nonsocial enterprises.  ...  Our behavioral theory of social performance advances knowledge of organizational evaluations and responses to stakeholder feedback.  ...  In doing so we elucidate key differences between behavioral theory of the firm grounded in financial performance and our behavioral theory of the firm grounded in social performance.  ... 
doi:10.5465/amr.2015.0081 fatcat:rfq3aqjs4rfitk5zw6oj42cubq

Examining the Factors Affecting SME Performance: The Mediating Role of Social Media Adoption

Sikandar Ali Qalati, Wenyuan Li, Naveed Ahmed, Manzoor Ali Mirani, Asadullah Khan
2020 Sustainability  
Hence, this study aims to investigate the impact of technology, organization, and environment as important factors in the performance of small and medium-sized enterprises.  ...  Items were developed to measure the various purposes of social media use in organizations, which contribute to increasing the measurement of social media usage.  ...  [90] found that the use of social media had a positive impact on customer-facing activities and, thus, on sales results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13010075 fatcat:m3rihprha5ec7pvq3csd5qeefy

Does Being Green Mediate the Effect of Organizational Characteristics on Performance in High Performing Firms?

Peter Wanjohi
2014 IOSR Journal of Business and Management  
This paper will review available literature in trying to bring out the relationship between adoptions of green to the above organizational characteristics of high performing firms as a pointer that being  ...  A major objective of business organizations is to out-compete their rivals at the market place and dominate it. To achieve this, a miried of strategies are applied.  ...  impact of that to a firm's performance.  ... 
doi:10.9790/487x-16347579 fatcat:7ohty554f5d6pombranwga7x5e
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