Dear Colleagues, Please note that the next issue of the European Journal of International Management is now online (the print edition, as usual, will be released in about 2 weeks): European Journal of International Management (EJIM) Volume 6 – Issue 2 – 2012 Table of Contents Thematic Section: Global Management and International Convergence Guest Editors: Professor Ronald W. Spahr and Professor Fernando A.F. Ferreira Title and authors Editorial Ronald W. Spahr and Fernando A.F. Ferreira SMEs and the internationalisation of R&D activities: knowledge transfer flows between firms Maria Rosaria Marcone DOI: 10.1504/EJIM.2012.045794 Corporate social responsibility strategies in the light of the financial crisis: the case of Milan-based global companies Angela Evans; Dionisia Tzavara DOI: 10.1504/EJIM.2012.045795 Regularly Submitted Papers The transition from a multi-domestic to globally integrated multinational enterprise – in an industry where local taste matters Paul Gooderham DOI: 10.1504/EJIM.2012.045796 Understanding organisational culture as a trait theory Gerhard Fink; Daniel Dauber; Maurice Yolles DOI: 10.1504/EJIM.2012.045797 The influence of external network ties on organisational performance: evidence from Japanese manufacturing subsidiaries in Europe Norifumi Kawai DOI: 10.1504/EJIM.2012.045798 Hereyou can access the abstracts of articles published in this issue. If the hyperlink does not work, please try the following:(http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalID=216&year=2012&vol=6&issue=2) or go to(www.ejim-global.org) and proceed to the current issue. Best wishes, Prof. Vlad Vaiman, PhD Executive Editor, EJIM ____ 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.