Dear colleagues: Emerald Group Publishing is pleased to announce the immediate appointment of Dr. Hemant Merchant (Professor of International Management, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, USA) as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Asia Business Studies (www.emeraldinsight.com/jabs.htm<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/jabs.htm>). In its 8th year of publication, the Journal focuses on issues that are relevant to Asian business, broadly defined. These issues pertain to challenges and opportunities facing business enterprises operating in Asia as well as Asian enterprises operating beyond their national borders. We welcome both scholarly studies and non-traditional submissions (e.g., interviews with prominent individuals) and are receptive to a variety of theoretical and empirical approaches. Please contact Dr. Merchant directly at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> if you have questions about the Journal or would like to discuss relevant initiatives including special issues. Submissions of papers are done online at: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jnlabs Many thanks Valerie Robillard Valerie Robillard Publisher | Emerald Group Publishing Limited Tel: +44 (0) 1274 785044 | Fax: +44 (0) 1274 785201 [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> | www.emeraldinsight.com<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/> [Description: Description: twitter-bird-white-on-blue-png] Follow us on Twitter<http://www.twitter.com/emeraldglobal> [Description: Description: facebook_logo] Like us on Facebook<http://www.facebook.com/emeraldgrouppublishing> P Please consider the environment before printing this email 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.