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Dear Colleagues,

To celebrate the official publication of the inaugural issue of the South
Asian Journal of Global Business
Research<>(SAJGBR), Emerald is
inviting you to read the inaugural issue online.

SAJGBR, the official journal of the South Asian Academy of
Management<> 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.

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

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The Editor is inviting papers for inclusion in forthcoming issues. For more
information on how to submit manuscripts please consult the journal’s author

If you would like to be notified about future issues, you can register to
the journal table of contents alerts at
.  We have also made available an online recommendation
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
Coordinator & Advisor Masters'/ Certificate Program (Main Campus)
The George Washington University (GWU)
Washington DC 20052
Phone: 202-994-1146
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Fellow, Cambridge Commonwealth Society, UK

South Asian Journal of Global Business Research (SAJGBR)

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