Dear all I'm delighted to announce the first 2012 issue of Cross Cultural Management. The papers listed below make up a special issue entitled "Emotional and Social Intelligence Competencies: Cross Cultural Implications", guest edited by Robert J. Emmerling and Richard E. Boyatzis. This collection carries considerable interdisciplinary appeal, so I have taken the liberty of cross-posting it: my apologies if you receive this message more than once. Please follow this link<http://bit.ly/y1Vc3P> to the online articles. Very best wishes Martyn Dr Martyn Lawrence Senior Publisher Journal: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/ccm.htm Collection: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/tk/ib TABLE OF CONTENTS Article Title: Emotional and social intelligence competencies: cross cultural implications Authors: Robert J. Emmerling, Richard E. Boyatzis Article Type: Viewpoint Keywords: Assessment, Competences, Cross cultural validity, Emotional intelligence, Management development, Management skills Pages: 4-18 Article Title: The influence of emotional and social competencies on the performance of Peruvian refinery staff Authors: Segundo Vito Aliaga Araujo, Scott N. Taylor Article Type: Research paper Keywords: Competences, Emotional and social competence, Emotional intelligence, Employees productivity, International, Leadership, Oil industry, Performance, Peru Pages: 19-29 Article Title: Measuring social and emotional intelligence competencies in the Indian context Authors: Radha Sharma Article Type: Research paper Keywords: Competences, Cross cultural, ECI-2, Emotional intelligence, India, Indian culture, Management development, Social and emotional competencies Pages: 30-47 Article Title: Competencies matter: modeling effective entrepreneurship in northeast of Italy small firms Authors: Arnaldo Camuffo, Fabrizio Gerli, Paolo Gubitta Article Type: Research paper Keywords: Competences, Emotional intelligence, Entrepreneurialism, Entrepreneurship, Italy, Self evaluation, Small businesses, Small enterprises Pages: 48-66 Article Title: Thinking globally, leading locally: Chinese, Indian, and Western leadership Authors: Betzaluz Gutierrez, Signe M. Spencer, Guorong Zhu Article Type: Research paper Keywords: Chief executives, China, Cross-cultural management, India, Western leadership Pages: 67-89 Article Title: Development and validation of a customized competency-based questionnaire: Linking social, emotional, and cognitive competencies to business unit profitability Authors: Geoff Ryan, Lyle M. Spencer, Urs Bernhard Article Type: Research paper Keywords: Competences, Competency modeling, Critical incident interviewing, Cross-cultural validity, Emotional intelligence, Europe, European leaders, North America, Profit, Social intelligence, Surveys, Validity study Pages: 90-103 Article Title: EI training and sales performance during a corporate merger Authors: Gilles E. Gignac, Richard J. Harmer, Sue Jennings, Benjamin R. Palmer Article Type: Research paper Keywords: Acquisitions and mergers, Australia, Emotional intelligence, Pharmaceuticals industry, Sales performance, Training Pages: 104-116 Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Registered Office: Howard House, Wagon Lane, Bingley, BD16 1WA United Kingdom. Registered in England No. 3080506, VAT No. GB 665 3593 06 ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.