Dear all

*apologies for cross posting*

I'm following up Monday's note by sharing two further tables of contents: Cross Cultural Management and Baltic Journal of Management.  Both are in SSCI; both are worthy of your attention.  Please enjoy the articles, which are listed below and available at the following links:

Cross Cultural Management Vol 19 No 2<>

Baltic Journal of Management Vol 7 No 2<>

Best regards


National diversity and team performance in low interdependence tasks
Authors: Keith H. Sakuda
Keywords: Baseball teams, Diversity, Japan, National diversity, Sports, Team interdependence, Team performance, United States of America

The impact of knowledge sharing and Islamic work ethic on innovation capability
Authors: Naresh Kumar, Raduan Che Rose
Keywords: Employees behaviour, Innovation capability, Islamic work ethic, Knowledge sharing, Knowledge sharing capability, Malaysia, Public sector organizations

The impact of cross-cultural dynamics on change management
Authors: Christina Kirsch, John Chelliah, Warren Parry
Keywords: Change management, Cultural dimensions, Employees behaviour, National cultures

The effect of personality traits on private brand consumer tendencies: A cross-cultural study of Mediterranean countries
Authors: Ram Herstein, Sigal Tifferet, José Luís Abrantes, Constantine Lymperopoulos, Tahir Albayrak, Meltem Caber
Keywords: Brands, Consumer behaviour, Cross culture, Greece, Israel, Portugal, Private labels, Turkey

Examining the influence of cross-cultural training on cultural intelligence and specific self-efficacy
Authors: Michael T. Rehg, Michael J. Gundlach, Reza A. Grigorian
Keywords: Cross-cultural training, Cultural intelligence, Intelligence, Lectures, Self-efficacy, Training

The direction of cultural distance on FDI: attractiveness or incongruity?
Authors: Linghui Tang
Keywords: Cultural distance, Foreign investments, Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effe, Hofstede, National cultures, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop

The hybridization and internationalization of HRM in the Maghreb: Examining the case of commitment and intention to quit amongst employees of multinational companies
Authors: Soufyane Frimousse, Abdelaziz Swalhi, Mouna El Alaoui El Wahidi
Keywords: Algeria, Commitment, Convergence, Employees turnover, Human resource management, Hybridization, Intention to quit, Internationalization of HRM, Libya, Maghreb, Mauritania, Morocco, Multinational companies, Tunisia


Developing brand identity for Slovenia with opinion leaders
Authors: Maja Konecnik Ruzzier
Keywords: Brand identity, Countries, Country brand, Delphi method, I feel Slovenia, Opinion leaders, Slovenia

Knowledge ambiguity, innovation and subsidiary performance
Authors: Francesco Ciabuschi, Oscar Martín Martín
Keywords: Competitive advantage, Innovation, Knowledge ambiguity, Knowledge transfer, Multinational companies, Subsidiaries, Subsidiary performance, Tacitness, Transfer worthiness

Antecedents of knowledge transfer in acquisitions
Authors: Ieva Martinkenaite
Keywords: Absorptive capacity, Acquisitions, Acquisitions and mergers, Arduous relationship, Knowledge ambiguity, Knowledge management, Knowledge transfer

The board: a change agent?
Authors: Bjorn Kolltveit, Bjørn Hennestad, Kjell Grønhaug
Keywords: Boards of directors, Change agents, Change management, Critical decisions, Implementation, Norway, Organizational change, Organizational changes and effectiveness

Is there a coherence between organizational culture and changes in corporate social responsibility in an economic downturn?
Authors: Krista Jaakson, Anne Reino, Pille Mõtsmees
Keywords: Competing values framework, Corporate social responsibility, Economic downturn, Estonia, National economy, Organizational culture

Entrepreneurial orientations of business students and entrepreneurs
Authors: Tiit Elenurm
Keywords: Business development, Core competences, Entrepreneurial orientations, Entrepreneurialism, Estonia, Start-ups, Training

Dr Martyn Lawrence
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Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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