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 4 – 2012 Table of Contents Thematic Issue on Mergers and Acquisitions Management: New Directions Guest Editors: Professor Yaakov Weber, Dr. Satu Teerikangas, Dr. Audrey Rouzies and Dr. Shlomo Yedidia Tarba Title and authors Mergers and acquisitions management: new directions. Editorial Yaakov Weber;Satu Teerikangas; Audrey Rouzies; Shlomo Yedidia Tarba Integration in large, related M&As: linkages between contextual factors, integration approaches and process dimensions Kimberly M. Ellis; Yaakov Weber; Adi Raveh; Shlomo Yedidia Tarba DOI: 10.1504/12.48154 The stepfamily metaphor: further insights and alternatives for understanding the M&A discourse Regine Bendl; Helene Mayerhofer; Angelika Schmidt DOI: 10.1504/12.48155 Mergers and acquisitions as embedded network activities Christina Öberg DOI: 10.1504/12.48156 Acquisitions, market share and interest groups Amir Shoham; Miki Malul; Assaf Meydani DOI: 10.1504/12.48157 Top management retention in cross-border acquisitions: the roles of financial incentives, acquirer's commitment and autonomy Mohammad Faisal Ahammad; Keith W. Glaister; Yaakov Weber; Shlomo Yedidia Tarba DOI: 10.1504/12.48158 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=4) or go to(www.ejim-global.org) and proceed to the current issue. Best wishes, Prof. Vlad Vaiman, PhD Editor-in-Chief, 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.