Dear colleagues We're delighted to announce the publication of a Competitiveness Review special issue that marks 25 years of Michael Porter's The Competitive Advantage of Nations. Featuring seven outstanding papers by renowned authors in the field of competitiveness, this issue<http://bit.ly/1PRJQTV> applies Porter's competitiveness framework to a range of conceptual issues and specific locations today: The Competitive Advantage of Nations: Origins and Journey Robert Huggins and Hiro Izushi The Competitive Advantage of Nations Book 25 Years - Opening Up New Perspectives on Competitiveness Örjan Sölvell Creativity, Clusters and the Competitive Advantage of Cities Roger Martin, Richard Florida, Melissa Pogue and Charlotta Mellander Competitiveness: from a misleading concept to a strategy supporting Beyond GDP goals Karl Aiginger and Johanna Vogel Theoretical and Methodological Advances in Cluster Research Torger Reve and Amir Sasson Twenty Years after the Porter Report for Portugal Vítor Gonçalves, Fernando Ribeiro Mendes, Idalina Dias Sardinha and Ricardo Rodrigues The Central American Competitiveness Initiative Niels Ketelhöhn, Roberto Artavia, Ronald Arce and Victor Umaña To celebrate the publication of this special issue, all seven papers are complimentary to download until November 18th. Please click through this link<http://bit.ly/1PRJQTV>. Responses, commentaries and viewpoints are welcome-please contact Editors Philippe Gugler<mailto:[log in to unmask]> and Christian Ketels<mailto:[log in to unmask]>. Very best Martyn (with apologies if you receive this message more than once) Dr Martyn Lawrence Publisher Ethics, International Business and Strategy Emerald Group Publishing Limited Tel: +44 (0) 1274 785158 Web: http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/martynlawrence LinkedIn: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/martynlawrence 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.