Dear colleagues, The latest issue (Vol. 24, Issue 1) of Cross Cultural & Strategic Management is available in Earlycite<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/toc/ccsm/23/4>. This special issue edited by Günter K. Stahl, Christof Miska, Hyun-Jung Lee, and Mary Sully De Luque contains articles on the upside of cultural differences, as well as two regular issue articles. To stay up-to-date on new articles published in CCSM, you can visit and follow our Facebook page<https://www.facebook.com/CCSMJournal/> or our Twitter page<https://twitter.com/CCSM_Journal>. Table of contents: Volume 24, Issue 1 The upside of cultural differences: Towards a more balanced treatment of culture in cross-cultural management research Günter K. Stahl, Christof Miska, Hyun-Jung Lee, Mary Sully De Luque Abstract<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/CCSM-11-2016-0191> | PDF<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/CCSM-11-2016-0191> DOI: 10.1108/CCSM-11-2016-0191 Cross-cultural research and positive organizational scholarship Kim Cameron Abstract<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/CCSM-02-2016-0021> | PDF<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/CCSM-02-2016-0021> DOI: 10.1108/CCSM-02-2016-0021 The double-edged sword of cultural distance in international alliances: How perceived cultural distance influences trust and task discourse to drive new product development performance Robin Pesch, Ricarda B. Bouncken Abstract<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/CCSM-03-2016-0065> | PDF<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/CCSM-03-2016-0065> DOI: 10.1108/CCSM-03-2016-0065 Creating the asset of foreignness: Schrödinger’s cat and lessons from the Nissan revival Jusuke J.J. Ikegami, Martha Maznevski, Masataka Ota Abstract<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/CCSM-12-2015-0194> | PDF<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/CCSM-12-2015-0194> DOI: 10.1108/CCSM-12-2015-0194 Facilitating culturally diverse groups with visual templates in collaborative systems: Increasing structuration to improve precision Sabrina Bresciani, Alice Comi Abstract<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/CCSM-12-2015-0200> | PDF<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/CCSM-12-2015-0200> DOI: 10.1108/CCSM-12-2015-0200 Thinking style across cultures: an interview with Richard Nisbett Hyun-Jung Lee Abstract<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/CCSM-10-2016-0181> | PDF<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/CCSM-10-2016-0181> DOI: 10.1108/CCSM-10-2016-0181 Corporate social responsibility and firms’ cost of equity: how does culture matter? Marie-Louise Matthiesen, Astrid Juliane Salzmann Abstract<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/CCSM-11-2015-0169> | PDF<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/CCSM-11-2015-0169> DOI: 10.1108/CCSM-11-2015-0169 Cross-cultural management education rebooted: Creating positive value through scientific mindfulness Joerg Dietz, Stacey R. Fitzsimmons, Zeynep Aycan, Anne Marie Francesco, Karsten Jonsen, Joyce Osland, Sonja A. Sackmann, Hyun-Jung Lee, Nakiye A. Boyacigiller Abstract<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/CCSM-01-2016-0010> | PDF<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/CCSM-01-2016-0010> DOI: 10.1108/CCSM-01-2016-0010 Components and process in social science explanation: is there a role for Yin-Yang balancing Gordon Redding Abstract<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/CCSM-11-2016-0195> | PDF<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/CCSM-11-2016-0195> DOI: 10.1108/CCSM-11-2016-0195 Cooperating or competing in three languages: cultural accommodation or alienation? Vasiliki Gargalianou, Diemo Urbig, Arjen van Witteloostuijn Abstract<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/CCSM-01-2016-0008> | PDF<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/CCSM-01-2016-0008> DOI: 10.1108/CCSM-01-2016-0008 If the above hyperlinks do not work, then please use the following URL to access the current issue: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/toc/ccsm/24/1 Best regards, Richard F.J. Haans Tilburg University, the Netherlands Social Media Editor, Cross Cultural & Strategic Management ____ 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.