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    • Effect of culture of origin on the adjustment process 

      Waxin, Marie-France (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006)
      This paper is a synthesis of the author’s doctoral work on the impact of culture of origin on the three facets of expatriates' adjustment (work, interaction and general) and their antecedents (Waxin, 2000, 2003; Waxin ...
    • The Effects of Analyst Forecast Properties on the Cost of Debt: International Evidence 

      Boubakri, Narjess; El Ghoul, Sadok; Guedhami, Omrane; Samet, Anis (American University of Sharjah, 2014-01-02)
      This study investigates whether financial analysts play a governance role in international debt markets by examining the link between analyst forecast characteristics and the cost of debt financing. Using a sample of 2,686 ...
    • Endogenous Sanctioning Institutions and Migration Patterns: Experimental Evidence 

      Cobo-Reyes, Ramón; Katz, Gabriel; Meraglia, Simone (University of Exeter, 2017)
      We experimentally analyze the effect of the endogenous choice of sanctioning institutions on cooperation and migration patterns across societies. In our experiment, subjects are allocated to one of two groups, are endowed ...
    • Energy Use and Economic Growth in Jordan 

      AbuAl-Foul, Bassam (American University of Sharjah, 2015)
      The purpose of this research is to investigate the causal relation between energy use and economic growth in one of the MENA countries, Jordan using annual data over the period 1975-2007. The methodology used in this study ...
    • Expatriate time to proficiency: individual antecedents and the moderating effect of home country 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Brewster, Chris; Ashill, Nicholas (Emerald Insight, 2019-09-09)
      The purpose of this paper is to examine the direct impact of individual variables (cultural openness, social orientation, willingness to communicate, confidence in own technical abilities, active stress resistance, prior ...
    • Exploring Academic Dishonesty in the Middle East: A Qualitative Analysis of Students' Perceptions 

      Al-Jurf, Saladin; Kemp, Linzi; Williams, Paul (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      Most previous studies of academic dishonesty have been conducted in North America and Europe, and have focused on the contextual, institutional, and individual factors that influence students' propensity to cheat. While ...
    • Firm Growth and Political Institutions 

      Boubakri, Narjess; El Ghoul, Sadok; Saffar, Walid (American University of Sharjah, 2013-11-06)
      Using a large sample of 115,534 firm-year observations from 46 countries over the period 1992 to 2007, we investigate the impact of political institutions on firms' growth. We find that high levels of political constraint ...
    • Fiscal Discriminations in Three Wars 

      Hall, George J.; Sargent, Thomas J. (American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-13)
      In 1790, a U.S. paper dollar was widely held in disrepute (something shoddy was not 'worth a Continental'). By 1879, a U.S. paper dollar had become 'as good as gold.' These outcomes emerged from how the U.S. federal ...
    • Forecasting Energy Demand: The Case of United Arab Emirates 

      AbuAl-Foul, Bassam (American University of Sharjah, 2018)
      The purpose of this study is to forecast energy use in United Arab Emirates (UAE) using annual data over the period 1976-2009. The methodology used in this study follows the artificial neural networks analyses. We use four ...
    • Governance and Short Sales 

      Dupuis, Daniel; Kryzanowski, Lawrence (American University of Sharjah, 2015)
      This paper investigates the relationship between short sales and governance. We argue that short sales are reversely linked to the overall level of corporate governance of a firm and that sellers react contemporaneously ...
    • Has the Financial Crisis had an Adverse Effect on Bank Competition? 

      Mirzaei, Ali; Moore, Tomoe (American University of Sharjah, 2015-01-25)
      This article investigates whether the recent financial crisis has had any adverse impact on bank competition for 24 emerging and 25 advanced countries with large and small-size banks over the sample period 2001-2010. The ...
    • Honesty, ability, norm, and socioeconomic status: experimental evidence from Bangladesh 

      Mahmud, Minhaj; Tasneem, Dina (American University of Sharjah, 2019)
      In a real effort task experiment, we study the (dis)honesty of undergraduate students in Bangladesh. Consistent with earlier studies, when they self-report their performance, a significant fraction of students cheats to ...
    • HRM Reform in the Public Sector: Is it Enough? 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Bateman, Rob (Edward Elgar, 2009)
      Our objective here is to describe and discuss changes in HRM practice as they have emerged in public organizations undertaking new management reforms. In the first section, we present a conceptual framework that will allow ...
    • Human Resource Management in the United Arab Emirates 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Bateman, Rob (Edward Elgar, 2016)
      This chapter reviews the current state of the research literature on HRM in the UAE, in part because more work has been published on "HRM in the UAE" than on any other country in the GCC country or even the Middle East ...
    • The impact of expatriate's home country culture on their time to proficiency : empirical evidence from the Indian context 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Brewster, Chris; Ashill, Nicholas (Tennessee State University College of Business, 2016)
      The time required by expatriates to become proficient in their new positions is important to both employers and employees. The existing literature on expatriate success is largely blind to what may be significant factors ...
    • Implications of Cost Behavior for Analysts' Earnings Forecasts 

      Ciftci, Mustafa; Mashruwala, Raj; Weiss, Dan (American University of Sharjah, 2014-03-27)
      Recent work in management accounting offers several novel insights into firms' cost behavior. This study explores whether financial analysts appropriately incorporate information on two types of cost behavior in predicting ...
    • The Influence of Entrepreneurial Action on Strategic Alignment in New Ventures 

      Street, Chris; Galupe, Brent; Baker, Jeff (Elsevier, 2018-03)
      The alignment of IT strategy with business strategy has been among the top concerns of business leaders for several decades (Kappelman et al., 2014; Niederman et al., 1991). This interest from practitioners has stimulated ...
    • The Influences on Female Participation and Progress in the Labor Force: Implications for Human Resource Management in the United Arab Emirates 

      Kemp, Linzi (American University of Sharjah, 2013)
      This paper reports on the first qualitative research study of women’s life histories in an investigation of their participation and progress in the labor force of the United Arab Emirates. Data were collected through ...
    • Information disclosure in dynamic research contests 

      Chen, Bo; Knyazev, Dmitriy; Chen, Bo (American University of Sharjah, 2019-09)
      We study the design of information disclosure in a dynamic multi-agent research contest, where each agent privately searches for innovations and submits his best to compete for a winner-takes-all prize. We find that although ...
    • Integration des expatries dans leur nouveau poste : une analyse contingente et quantitative 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Roger, Alain; Chandon, Jean-Louis (Presses HEC, 1997)
      L’expatriation est une forme particulière de transfert (Feldman et Thompson, 1992; Carter, 1989). Plusieurs études (Hall, 1990; d’Iribarne, 1989) montrent que les différences inter-culturelles peuvent avoir des implications ...