volume 19, issue 1, P57-72 2008
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-646x.2008.01016.x
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Abstract: One of the biggest assets of a firm is its information base. Included in this information base is a knowledge of prior errors and failures. Extant research suggests that while the propensity to share ''bad news'' (i.e. a prior error) is dependent on the cost of sharing, the perceived value of that cost may be culturally dependent. One area of interest that has received substantial attention in the prior literature has been cross-cultural differences in negative information sharing in general, as well as the p…

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