The editors are indebted to the authors who have contributed their ideas, creativity, and time to the writing of their chapters.
Margaret Spencer expresses her gratitude to Sherry Thomas for her administrative and clerical assistance. A special thanks also goes to Spence and Stephen for their support, their abiding faith in this project, and their patience and understanding.
A special thanks from Ronald Sims goes to mentor and colleague Herrington Bryce of the College of William and Mary, who continues to encourage his professional growth and development. The administrative support of the School of Business Administration at the College of William and Mary is also acknowledged. A special thanks goes to the patience and support received from Serbrenia, Vellice, Nandi, Dangaia, and Sieya.