This special issue of AIB Insights focuses on the Middle East North Africa (MENA) Region. In particular, these articles discuss the tremendous political, institutional, and cultural changes taking place in this area and their implications for international business research, teaching, and practice.

Contents include a featured commentary by Melodena Stephens; “Replicating and Extending Cross-National Value Studies” by Geert Hofstede; “Personal Experiences of Oppression of Women Stereotypes in the Middle East” by Dina Abdelzaher and Amanda Bullough; and “Building Political Risk Management Skills in the Middle East” by Tim Rogmans.