We are pleased to share some recent news from the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), the official publication of the Academy of International Business. All AIB members receive a print subscription to JIBS as part of their membership, as well as online access to the complete archive and current issues of JIBS from its inception in 1970. Login for your member access here: http://bit.ly/JIBS_AIBlogin ** JIBS Special Issue Calls ** There's still time to submit your papers for three special issue calls: * Governments as Owners: Globalizing State Owned Enterprises Editors: Kannan Ramaswamy, Andrew Inkpen, Aldo Mussachio, and Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra Submission deadline: October 5, 2012 Read full details at: http://bit.ly/O3G20a * The Multifaceted Role of Language in International Business: Unpacking the Forms, Functions and Features of a Critical Challenge to MNC Theory and Performance Editors: Mary Yoko Brannen, Rebecca Piekkari, and Susanne Tietze Submission deadline: November 23, 2012 Read full details at: http://bit.ly/QU5PXw * Advancing Interdisciplinary Research in International Business: Integrative Knowledge and Transformative Theories Editors: Joseph L. C. Cheng, Julian Birkinshaw, Donald Lessard, and David C. Thomas Submission deadline: January 15, 2013 Read full details at: http://bit.ly/NXfp13 For more information about submitting your papers to JIBS please read our instructions for authors: http://bit.ly/POvmpb ** JIBS article spotlight ** The Editors are pleased to highlight the following recent article: Catch-up strategies in the Indian auto components industry: Domestic firms' responses to market liberalization, by Arun Kumaraswamy, Ram Mudambi, Haritha Saranga and Arindam Tripathy Read the article HERE: http://bit.ly/RZjUKo This article will be available free-to-view until October 31, 2012. We hope you will share with colleagues who may be interested! ** For the latest news from JIBS, you can: Visit the journal website: http://www.jibs.net<http://www.jibs.net/> Follow @JIBSupdates on Twitter: http://bit.ly/JIBSupdates 'Like' JIBS on Facebook: http://bit.ly/JIBS_FB ____ 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.