> > Could you please post the following to AIB Listserve? Dear Colleagues, To celebrate the official publication of the inaugural issue of the South Asian Journal of Global Business Research<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/sajgbr.htm>(SAJGBR), Emerald is inviting you to read the inaugural issue online. SAJGBR, the official journal of the South Asian Academy of Management<http://southasianaom.org/> provides a unified platform to publish research that links scholarly communities in South Asia with the rest of the world. Please see below some examples of papers in the inaugural issue: *“Editor’s Perspective: Does South Asia Matter? Rethinking South Asia as Relevant in International Business Research” *by Shaista E. Khilji** In this paper, the Editor highlights the regional importance of South Asia in international business research. It places *South Asian Journal of Global Business Research*, with its emphasis on South Asian economies, organizations and people, as an important journal for developing knowledge relating to South Asian business practices, deepening our understanding of South Asia, and increasing the output of high impact research focused on the region. *“Great (Transformational) Leadership = Charisma +Vision” *by Naresh Khatri, Klaus J. Templer and Pawan S. Budhwar In this paper, the authors identify charisma and vision as two basic components of transformational leadership and aim to develop measures of charisma and vision and to examine their influences on follower-level outcomes in four countries, namely, India, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States The full table of contents is as follows: Editor’s Perspective: Does South Asia Matter? Rethinking South Asia as Relevant in International Business Research Dr Shaista E. Khilji CEO Perspective: Does South Asia Matter? An Interview With Hexaware’s P. R. Chandrasekar Kelly D. Harper & Ven Sriram Personal Perspective: Reflections of the 2011 Academy of Management Meeting Candice D. Matthews *Research Articles * Great (Transformational) Leadership = Charisma + Vision Naresh Khatri, Klaus J. Templer, Pawan S. Budhwar Market concentration and pricing behavior of Sri Lankan banks Shrimal Perera, Michael Skully, My Nguyen Macroeconomic factors determining FDI impact on Pakistan’s growth Khalid Zaman, Iqtidar Ali Shah, Muhammad Mushtaq Khan, Mehboob Ahmad *Policy Review * Reform Strategies in South Asia and China: A Comparative Analysis Pradumna B. Rana *Country Perspective * Work-Life Balance in South East Asia: The Indian Experience Ujvala Rajadhyaksha Analyzing HRD & NHRD: The road ahead for Afghanistan Walter DeMartis, Candice D. Matthews & Shaista E. Khilji *Book Review * Is the "Indian way" the new answer? Pramila Rao * * *To view these papers please log on to*: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/new_launch/index.htm. The free trial will begin on 1st April and end on 1st June 2012. The Editor is inviting papers for inclusion in forthcoming issues. For more information on how to submit manuscripts please consult the journal’s author guidelines.<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=sajgbr> If you would like to be notified about future issues, you can register to the journal table of contents alerts at www.emeraldinsight.com/2045-4457.htm . We have also made available an online recommendation form<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/recommend.htm?id=sajgbr>if you wish to recommend the journal to your librarian. I hope you enjoy reading the first papers of SAJGBR and cite them as appropriate. We welcome your feedback and questions. -- Shaista E. Khilji (PhD) Associate Professor of Human and Organizational Learning Founding Editor-in-Chief, *South Asian Journal of Global Business Research* (Emerald Publications) Coordinator & Advisor Masters'/ Certificate Program (Main Campus) The George Washington University (GWU) Washington DC 20052 USA Phone: 202-994-1146 Email: [log in to unmask] [log in to unmask] Fellow, Cambridge Commonwealth Society, UK South Asian Journal of Global Business Research (SAJGBR) www.emeraldinsight.com/sajgbr.htm 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.