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Volume 38 Issue 2

March 2010


Perceived managerial discretion and firm performance: The moderating role of market competition PDF
Xi-Ping Zhao (Xi’An Jiao-Tong University), Po-Young Chu (National Chiao Tung University), Chia-Yi Chen (National Pingtung University of Science and Technology) 145-158
The relationship between motivation and achievement in low-stakes examinations PDF
Faisal Abdelfattah (King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, and Ministry of Education, Kingdom of Bahrain) 159-168
The effect of dysfunctional conflict on learning performance: The role of cognitive style PDF
Min-Chih Miao (Chinese Culture University), Ching-Ting Tien (Chaoyang University of Technology), Huo-Tsan Chang (National Changhua University of Education), Yu-Yuan Ko (National Changhua University of Education) 169-186
Influence of prestudy on foreign language learning attitude PDF
Ismail Hakki Mirici (Akdeniz University) 187-196
Interactive effects of personality and friendship networks on contextual performance PDF
Yen-Hua Lee (National Sun Yat-sen University), Lih-Shing Yang (National Sun Yat-sen University), Kuang Man Wan (National Sun Yat-sen University), Guan-Hong Chen (Chang Jung Christian University) 197-208
Validation of a German-language core self-evaluations scale PDF
Tobias Heilmann (University of Zurich), Klaus Jonas (University of Zurich) 209-226
Research and development investment strategy and market performance PDF
Tsung-Chi Liu (National Cheng Kung University), Yi-Jen Chen (National Cheng Kung University) 227-236
Personality implications of adaption innovation: V. Birth order as a determinant of cognitive style PDF
Nicholas F. Skinner (King’s University College, The University of Western Ontario), Courtney A. Fox-Francoeur (King’s University College, The University of Western Ontario) 237-240
Relationships between features of collage works, block works, and personality PDF
Daiki Kato (Nagoya University), Miyako Morita (Nagoya University) 241-248
Measuring the effectiveness of advertisements sent via mobile phone: Implications of the appeal, endorser, and investment model and purchasing behavior PDF
Jin-Tsann Yeh (Vanung University), Chyong-Ling Lin (Chung Yuan Christian University) 249-256
The effect of a woman’s incidental tactile contact on men’s later behavior PDF
Nicolas Guéguen (Université de Bretagne Sud) 257-266
Gender role identity among Korean and American college students: Links to gender and academic achievement PDF
Kyoung Ho Shin (Northwest Missouri State University), Jang-Ae Yang (Northwest Missouri State University), Carla E. Edwards (Northwest Missouri State University) 267-272
The effect of trust belief and salesperson’s expertise on consumer’s intention to purchase nutraceuticals: Applying the theory of reasoned action PDF
Ming-Tien Tsai (National Cheng Kung University), Chao-Wei Chin (National Cheng Kung University), Cheng-Chung Chen (National Cheng Kung University) 273-288