Title: The relationship of the theory of the managerial philosophy of peace culture and business performance in MNEs

Authors: Tsai-Mei Lin; Yi-Ling Chen

Addresses: International Business Administration, College of Business Administration, Chinese Culture University, 55, Hwa-Kang Road, Yang-Ming-Shan, Taipei, 11114, Taiwan. ' Department of East Asian Culture and Development, National Taiwan Normal University, No. 2, Sec.1, Ren-Ai Rd., Linkou, Taipei County 244, Taiwan

Abstract: This research considers the influence of peace culture and cross-cultural management to MNEs| business performance. The empirical result is that peace culture is a positive relationship to MNEs| business performance, in which cross-cultural management is as intervention. The methodology adapts survey method and collects samples from MNEs| subsidiaries of USA and Japan in Taiwan. We find USA and Japan both agree that peace culture practices in their management system will get established performance. And the practice of peace culture in Japan is higher than the USA.

Keywords: peace culture; cross-cultural management; business performance; cultural innovation; cultural learning; managerial philosophies; multinational enterprises; MNEs; positive relationships; subsidiaries; United States; USA; Japan; Taiwan; subsidiary companies; management systems.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIL.2012.044330

International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 2012 Vol.11 No.1, pp.79 - 93

Available online: 08 Dec 2011 *

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