The Journal of East Asia Management (JEAM) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Institute of Management Research (IMR) at Pusan National University, Busan, Korea, for the East Asian region. JEAM is committed to publishing the latest business, economic and industrial issues in East Asia, such as Korea, China, and Japan. The journal is interested in identifying and resolving real-world problems facing the East Asian economy and industry through new empirical contributions and cases, as well as theory. Based on theoretical and empirical research, JEAM publishes academic papers and research notes on unique business, economic and industrial issues in East Asia, and practical cases applying various qualitative research techniques. Also, JEAM welcomes contributions from sociology, humanities, and engineering research as part of encouraging interdisciplinary research. JEAM is published biannually in August and February.