National institutions and logistic performance: a path analysis

Published on Dec 1, 2015in Service Business2.791
· DOI :10.1007/S11628-014-0254-X
Sang-Heui Lee4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Pittsburg State University),
Jay van Wyk7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Pittsburg State University)
Sources
Abstract
The endogenous factors that drive logistics performance have generated substantial literature. Our understanding of exogenous factors, such as national institutions, that determine logistics performance is still underdeveloped. We used a path analysis to examine the influence of six institutional constructs on logistics performance for 116 countries. Our findings show that five of the six institutional constructs—political risk, financial risk, economic freedom, political freedom, and competitiveness—have direct or indirect influences on logistics performance. Our model was tested using summated variables. Future research may aggregate manifest variables to ascertain relevant institutional variables for a parsimonious model.
📖 Papers frequently viewed together
2015
References83
Newest
Source
Political stability generally plays pivotal role in the process of economic development of any country. In this paper, we investigated the direct effect of political stability on the economic performance of Bangladesh for the period of 1984-2009. Two different techniques of cointegration have been used to analyse the long run and short run effect. The Engle-Granger method of cointegration did not find any cointegration while Bound Testing Approach did .Once cointegration is found the long run re...
#1Fei Ye (SCUT: South China University of Technology)H-Index: 18
#2Xiande Zhao (China Europe International Business School)H-Index: 58
Last. Yina Li (SCUT: South China University of Technology)H-Index: 18
view all 4 authors...
Based on institutional theory, this study investigates the effects of three institutional pressures on top managers' posture towards reverse logistics implementation: government, customer, and competitor pressures. Survey data from 209 manufacturers of Pearl River Delta (PRD) in China reveal that institutional pressures have a statistically significant positive influence on top managers' posture towards reverse logistics implementation. In addition, while top managers' posture is strongly relate...
Source
#1Juan Carlos Díaz-Casero (University of Extremadura)H-Index: 6
#2D. Ángel Manuel Díaz‐Aunión (University of Extremadura)H-Index: 1
Last. Ricardo Hernández-Mogollón (University of Extremadura)H-Index: 7
view all 5 authors...
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine empirically whether economic freedom affects entrepreneurial activity in three groups of countries, classified according to economic development.Design/methodology/approach – Data on the index of entrepreneurial activity cover the period between 2002 and 2009, and are taken from the annual GEM (Global Entrepreneurship Monitor) reports and from the Index of Economic Freedom published by The Heritage Foundation from 1995 to 2009. The same analysis ...
Source
The ownership strategy of multinational enterprises (MNEs) i.e. the choice between wholly owned subsidiary (WOS) or international joint venture (IJV) is an extensively studied topic in international business studies. Many past studies concentrated on transactional, economic, location attraction, resource seeking and learning rationales for the ownership strategy of MNEs. However, it is important to note that MNEs enter a new institutional environment also when they enter new international market...
Source
#1Burmaoglu SerhatH-Index: 1
#2Sesen HarunH-Index: 1
With the advancements in the strategic management field, logistics management has changed considerably and logistics competency has emerged as a new and important area of research. In this regard, the purpose of this study is to find the core logistics abilities, which enable nations to achieve a competitive advantage in the logistics market. Two different data sets, one from World Economic Forum and the other from the World Bank were used. Cluster and discri- minant analysis were used to answer...
#1Peter Enderwick (AUT: Auckland University of Technology)H-Index: 22
#2Swati Nagar (AUT: Auckland University of Technology)H-Index: 3
Purpose – Increasing globalisation of the healthcare sector suggests that there may be new competitive opportunities for emerging economies in this price‐sensitive sector. The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent to which emerging economies, and in particular the four major Asian competitors – Thailand, India, Malaysia and Singapore – can compete successfully in the medical tourism (MT) sector.Design/methodology/approach – The authors evaluate this sector in terms of Porter's Diamond o...
Source
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the competitiveness and convergence of the G7 and big emerging markets (BEM) nations using various economic, demographic, trade, investment, and freedom and governance criteria.Design/methodology/approach – The two groups of nations, G7 and BEM, are compared on the basis of various longitudinal and cross‐sectional variables. The longitudinal variables are GDP and real GDP growth, per capita GDP, international trade, foreign direct investment, ind...
Source
#1Valentinas Navickas (KTU: Kaunas University of Technology)H-Index: 12
#2Leila SujetaH-Index: 2
Last. Sergej VojtovichH-Index: 1
view all 3 authors...
In global economy the activity of logistics systems, its infrastructure usage for the purpose to achieve the growth of economy become a necessity, whereas the scope and aims of logistics systems and its infrastructure use become specific in a reason of the impact of country’s economic policy, focused on longterm competitiveness. Main factors of logistics systems impact on country’s economic growth could be embodied through development levels of logistics systems and its infrastructure, the impac...
#1John H. DunningH-Index: 84
#2Sarianna M. LundanH-Index: 20
This is the second edition of the celebrated volume by Professor John H. Dunning, first published in 1993, which has now been not only updated but also enriched with the addition of a number of new topics. This addition was not least due to the expertise of the co-author, Sarianna Lundan, in the institutional aspects of international business and the internal governance of transnational corporations (TNCs). It is a comprehensive synthesis of all the theories in International Business based on ex...
Source
Cited By7
Newest
#1Ye Xu (Northeast Petroleum University)
#2Hongguang Wang (Northeast Petroleum University)
Government purchase of public services is an important measure to change government functions and improve the quality of public services. The practice in recent years shows that government purchase of public services has played a positive role in promoting social development, and has made a series of important achievements. But at the same time, it also exposed many problems, such as the performance evaluation of purchasing services is still a big problem. Therefore, this paper puts forward the ...
Source
#1Chan Sok-Gee (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 1
#2Ramly Zulkufly (IIUM: International Islamic University Malaysia)H-Index: 1
Last. Zulkhairi Mustapha Mohd (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 1
view all 3 authors...
This paper examines the impact of VAT on economic efficiency, which while regarded as distortionary remains inevitable for economic development. Using data from 115 countries from 1984 to 2014, this research further investigates the moderating role of country governance on the link between VAT and economic efficiency. The results suggest that the extent to which country governance mitigates the effect of VAT on economic efficiency is contingent upon the way the country groups prioritize the deve...
Source
The purpose of this paper is to develop and test theory-driven hypotheses on the influence of corruption and gender inequality on logistics performance.,This paper develops hypotheses based on a review of the literature and theory linking corruption, gender inequality and logistics performance. Testing the hypotheses draws on the following secondary data sources: the World Bank Logistics Performance Index, Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index and the United Nations Developme...
Source
Confirmation warehouse financing is an important model in supply chain finance. This type of financing has special characteristics due to the existence of the reverse repurchase link, and it increases the risk commitment of the core enterprise at a certain level. Previous research on supply chain financial risk mostly settled in ‘all-industry, multi-model’, ignoring the special risks of single mode. To supplement the vacancies in the current research, the special risks of supply chain finance sh...
Source
#1Taewon Hwang (VSU: Valdosta State University)H-Index: 9
#2Sung Tae Kim (St. Mary's University)H-Index: 4
The purpose of this study is to explore the role of logistics strategies (flexibility, collaboration, and differentiation) as antecedents of supply chain agility (SCA) and financial performance. Toward this end, we develop an integrative model based on the strategy–structure–performance paradigm, the resource-based view, and the relational view. Using structural equation modeling, we test the model with survey data gathered from 279 companies. The findings indicate that logistics strategies infl...
Source
#1Nagehan Uca (Istanbul Commerce University)H-Index: 5
#2Huseyin Ince (GIT: Gebze Institute of Technology)H-Index: 15
Last. Halefsan Sumen (Maltepe University)H-Index: 1
view all 3 authors...
Logistics performance of a country plays an important role within both economic and social developments. Therefore examining the relationship among the logistic performance, corruption and foreign trade volume of a country would contribute to the literature. Logistics Performance Index (LPI) has firstly been issued byWorld Bank in 2007 and continued in the years 2010, 2012, 2014. In this paper the mediator effect of Logistics Performance Index (LPI) on the relation between Corruption Perception ...
Source
This website uses cookies.
We use cookies to improve your online experience. By continuing to use our website we assume you agree to the placement of these cookies.
To learn more, you can find in our Privacy Policy.