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In search of confidence: Context, collaboration, and constraints

Yang, Xiaohua & Terjesen, Siri A. (2007) In search of confidence: Context, collaboration, and constraints. Asian Pacific Journal of Management, 24(4), pp. 497-507.

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Abstract

The development of any field of scientific inquiry involves global scholarly conversations. While we agree with Meyer's (2006) key tenets, we extend his discussion of Asia management scholars’ need for self-confidence by exploring the role of context, collaboration, and constraints in global scholarly discourse. In particular, we highlight the need for consideration of multi-level context, the development of theories that are good for local stakeholders' management practice and technology-facilitated and super-institutional collaboration. We illustrate our arguments for the development, legitimization, and institutionalization of Asia Pacific management research with examples from management and other scholarly disciplines in Australia, China, Europe, and North America.

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ID Code: 6804
Item Type: Journal Article
DOI: 10.1007/s10490-007-9044-5
ISSN: 1572-9958
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Springer
Copyright Statement: The original publication is available at SpringerLink http://www.springerlink.com
Deposited On: 30 Mar 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:32

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