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Asia Pacific Journal of Management

Asia Pacific Journal of Management

Editor-in-Chief: Chi S. Wong
Editor: J. Lu; M.W. Peng

ISSN: 0217-4561 (print version)
ISSN: 1572-9958 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10490

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Chi-Sum Wong,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Consulting Editors
David Ahlstrom, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Jane Lu, CEIBS
Mike W. Peng, University of Texas at Dallas

Reviewing Editor
Chinmay Pattnaik, University of Sydney

Managing Editor
Rachel Pinkham, University of Texas at Dallas

Senior Editors
Maoliang Bu,
Nanjing University
Shyh-Jer Chen, National Sun Yat-sen University
Ziguang Chen, City University of Hong Kong
Fang Lee Cooke, Monash University
Mehmet Demirbag, University of Essex
Ziliang Deng, Renmin University
Kwanghyun Kim, Korea University
Vikas Kumar, University of Sydney
Ho Kwong Kwan, Tongi University
Rico Lam, University of Macau
Seung-Hyun Lee, University of Texas at Dallas
Cui Lin, ANU College of Business & Economics
Stephen Lui, University of New South Wales
Debmalya Mukherjee, University of Akron
Roger Strange, University of Sussex
Pei Sun, University of Manchester
Norihiko Takeuchi, Waseda University
Daphne Yiu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Editorial Advisory Board

Jay Barney The Ohio State University, Paul Beamish University of Western Ontario, Garry D. Bruton Texas Christian University, Ming-Jer Chen University of Virginia, John Child University of Birmingham, Andrew Delios National University of Singapore, Gregory Dess University of Texas at Dallas, Charles Hill University of Washington, Michael A. Hitt Texas A&M University, Robert E. Hoskisson Rice University, Ben Kedia University of Memphis, Chung Ming Lau The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Yuan Li Xi’an Jiaotong University, Will Mitchell Duke University, Daniel Shapiro Simon Fraser University, Oded Shenkar The Ohio State University, Kulwant Singh National University of Singapore, Dean Tjosvold Lingnan University, Anne Tsui Arizona State University, Rosalie L. Tung Simon Fraser University, Edward J. Zajac Northwestern University

Editorial Review Board

Shigeru Asaba Waseda University, Ari Van Assche HEC Montréal, Kazuhiro Asakawa Keio University, Kevin Au The Chinese University of Hong Kong, David Chan Singapore Management University, Kimmy Wa Chan Hong Kong Baptist University, Chao C. Chen Rutgers University, Zhijun Chen Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Chris Chu, University of Surrey, Wenyi Chu National Taiwan University, Aichia Chuang National Taiwan University, Hsi-Mei Chung I-Shou University, Victor Cui University of Manitoba, Marleen Dieleman National University of Singapore, Maggie Dong City University of Hong Kong, Jing-lin Duanmu University of Surrey, David Fan The University of Western Australia, Fabian Froese Gottingen University, Jeanne Fu The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Jianhua Ge Renmin University, Gloria Ge Griffith University, Haibin Guo Renmin University, Maria Hamdani University of Akron, Lerong He The College at Brockport, SUNY, Wei He Nanjing University, Xinming He Durham University, Helen Hu University of Melbourne, Guohua Huang Hong Kong Baptist University, Andrew Inkpen Thunderbird School of Global Management, Kiyohiko (Keith) Ito  University of Hawaii at Manoa, Sanjay Jain California State University, Northridge, Fuming Jiang Curtin University, Xu Jiang Xi’an Jiaotong University, Yan Jane Jiang Nanjing University, Yi Jiang Cal State East Bay, Manoj Joshi Amity University, Yuhee Jung Gakushuin University, Soon Lee Eugene Kang Nangyang Technological University, Sung Choon Kang Seoul National University, Jinsil Kim The College of New Jersey, Sunghoon Kim UNSW Business School, Yangmin Kim Sogang University, Jennifer Lai University of Macau, Catherine Lam Durkheim University, Kwok-yee Wing Lam Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Jeoung Yul Lee Hongik University School of Management, Ruby Lee Florida State University, Yong Kyu Lew Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Weiwen Li Sun Yat-sen University Business School, Yan Li Beijing Institute of Technology, Carole Yeh-Yun Lin National Chengchi University, Heng Liu Sun Yat-sen University Business School, Yan Liu Wuhan University, Yipeng Liu University of Reading, Raymond Loi University of Macau, Ben Nanfeng Luo Renmin University, Jinhui Luo Xiamen University, Zhenzhong Ma University of Windsor, Shige Makino The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Yina Mao Nanjing University, Ram Mudambi Temple University, Kalle Pajunen Tampere University, Nitin Pangarkar National University of Singapore, Chinmay Pattnaik University of Sidney Business School, Kelly Zhengmin Peng Hong Kong Shue Yan University, Vijay Pereira Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, Malika Richards Penn State University Berks, Shibin Sheng University of Alabama at Birmingham, Wei Shi University of Miami, Katsuhiko Shimizu Keio University, Edward Snape Hong Kong Baptist University, Robin Stanley Snell Lingnan University, Lynda Jiwen Song Renmin University, Weichieh Su National Chengchi University, Zhongfeng Su Xi'an Jiaotong University, Jian-Min Sun Renmin University, Jintong Tang St. Louis University, David Weng Vrije University Amsterdam, George O. White III University of Michigan-Flint, Zhan Wu University of Sydney, Christopher Williams Durham University, En Xie Tongji University, Yuehua Xu, Sun Yat-sen University, Junichi Yamanoi Waseda University, Gracy (J. Y.) Yang University of Sydney, Haibin Yang City University of Hong Kong, Gerald Yong Gao University of Missouri-St. Louis, Toru Yoshikawa McMaster University, Jisun Yu Concordia University, Saixing Zeng Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Xiaoxiang Zhang University of Sussex, Susan Hong Zhu, Peking University, David Zoogah, Xavier University

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    The Asia Pacific Journal of Management publishes original manuscripts on management and organizational research in the Asia Pacific region, encompassing Pacific Rim countries and mainland Asia.  APJM focuses on the extent to which each manuscript addresses matters that pertain to the most fundamental question: "What determines firm success?"  We seek to publish empirical or conceptual research which improves a broad understanding of this issue. APJM endeavors to be the major vehicle for exchange of ideas and research among management scholars within or interested in the broadly defined Asia Pacific region.

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    • Relevance - maintained by its focus on key management and organizational trends in the region.
    • Uniqueness - being the first and most prominent management journal published in and about the fastest growing region in the world.
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