Competitiveness Review ISSN: 1059-5422 Dear all, We are proud to present the issue 27.2 of the Competitiveness Review. This issue features five papers. The issue deals with the topics of clusters, innovation, regional and firm competitiveness. The issue is available on the Competitiveness Review homepage<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/toc/cr/27/2>. You may access the articles by following the links below. Enhancing dynamism in clusters: A model for evaluating cluster organizations' bridge-building activities across cluster gaps<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/CR-02-2016-0015> Sergey Morgulis-Yakushev , Örjan Sölvell Competitiveness Review, 2017, Vol. 27:2, pp. 98 - 112 Strategic agility explanations for managing franchising expansion during economic cycles<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/CR-04-2016-0022> Ilan Alon , Melih Madanoglu , Amir Shoham Competitiveness Review, 2017, Vol. 27:2, pp. 113 - 131 Comparative analyses of competitive advantage using Porter diamond model (the case of MSMEs in Himachal Pradesh)<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/CR-02-2016-0007> Manjeet Kharub , Rajiv Sharma Competitiveness Review, 2017, Vol. 27:2, pp. 132 - 160 Assessing the sources of competitiveness of the US states<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/CR-02-2016-0014> Murat Akpinar , Özge Can , Melike Mermercioglu Competitiveness Review, 2017, Vol. 27:2, pp. 161 - 178 Managing continuous innovation through performance measurement<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/CR-03-2015-0014> Minna Saunila Competitiveness Review, 2017, Vol. 27:2, pp. 179 - 190 Best regards, Philippe Gugler, Center for Competitiveness, University of Fribourg, Switzerland Christian Ketels, Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School, USA Editors-in-Chief Competitiveness Review ____ 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.