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*South Asian Journal of Global Business Research (SAJGBR)* is expanding its
editorial team and currently seeking to appoint several Associate Editors
in Management, Marketing and Finance/Economics, in order to manage its
heavy load of submissions and establish reputation as a world-class journal.

*Position Description*

The Associate Editor will aid the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) in the development
of *South Asian Journal of Global Business Research. *The position involves
the following activities: (a) actively promoting the journal in the
business and international communities, by soliciting and encouraging
submissions of high-quality research articles, insights, and reviews, (b)
collaborating with manuscript reviewers and facilitating/ leading the
review process in his/her broad area of expertise, and (c) working with the
Editor-in-Chief on the journal’s development and growth, as well as
creating and maintaining high-standards for the journal.


All interested applications should meet *at least* the following

   - Research experience in the field of international business (to focus
   upon marketing, finance, accounting, economics and /or management);
   - Knowledge of South Asian business and management issues;
   - PhD (or the equivalent) in a related field;
   - An accomplished published author with a significant amount of
   reviewing/editing experience;
   - Complete fluency in English;
   - Excellent interpersonal skills, with a willingness to work with the
   EIC and other editorial team members virtually;
   - Ability to multitask; and
   - Detail Oriented.


As Associate Editor you would also have the opportunity to:

   - Provide occasional guest Editorials/viewpoints/comments;
   - Guest edit a special issue for the journal; and
   - Advise on the editorial scope and objectives.


There will be a number of benefits for your efforts, including:

   - A complimentary subscription to the journal;
   - Your name will be listed within each issue of the journal and journal
   web site;
   - An opportunity to network with colleagues and peers and influence the
   direction in which the journal develops; and
   - Easy access to the latest research.

*About the Journal*

*South Asian Journal of Global Business Research* (SAJGBR) is led by Dr.
Shaista E. Khilji at The George Washington University, USA. It was
published in early 2012, and has since built a strong reputation in the
scholarly community, as evidenced by downloaded statistics and total number
of submissions. In the first ten months of its operation, SAJGBR has
received more than 1,500 downloads from around the world, including
countries such as, Malaysia, UK, Pakistan, Australia, India, USA, Sri
Lanka, Thailand, Iran, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, China, Germany, Kenya, South
Africa, Sweden, Ireland, Egypt, Singapore, Ghana, Brazil, France,
Netherlands, Canada, Switzerland and Greece. In 2012, SAJGBR has received
121 submissions from around the world, covering topics such as human
resource management practices and market performance, coping with job
stress, strategic management, merger and acquisitions in the banking
sector, call centers, service quality and customer loyalty, stock markets
in SAARC nations, brand preference, innovation in small firms and the
relationship between gender discrimination and job satisfaction. For more
information about the journal, please refer to

SAJGBR has also built a reputation in providing prompt feedback that is
constructive, developmental, and detailed. On average, the Editor-in-Chief
desk reviews manuscripts within 9 days; and authors receive blind reviewer
feedback within 58 days; well within the 90-day period that many journals
now strive to achieve.

*SAJGBR’s Mission and Coverage*

The mission of SAJGBR is to advance theoretical and empirical knowledge of
business issues facing multinational and local organizations of South Asia
and South Asian diaspora. We are committed to providing a unified platform
to publish research that links scholarly communities in South Asia with the
rest of the world. We are open to all empirical methods including
qualitative, quantitative and mixed approaches. To be published in SAJGBR,
a manuscript must use one or more South Asian countries as the context of
its study. We use The World Bank definition of South Asia [available at:] which includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India,
Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

*Editorial Criteria*

SAJGBR is multidisciplinary in scope. We accept submissions in any of the
business fields—Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing and
Technology—and are open to other disciplines that enhance understanding of
international business activity, including anthropology, political science,
psychology and sociology, etc. However, authors must clearly underline how
their study relates to the advancement of international business theory
and/or practice. We are especially interested in manuscripts that integrate
theories and concepts taken from different fields and disciplines.

We aim to publish high quality research articles, policy reviews, book
reviews, country/practitioner/personal perspectives, conference reflections
and commentaries, which contribute to the scholarly and managerial
understanding of contemporary South Asian businesses and diaspora. We
encourage authors to study relevance of mainstream theories or practices in
their fields of interest, critique and offer fresh insights on South Asian
businesses and diaspora, as well contribute to the development of new

The journal is the official journal of the South Asian Academy of Management

*Key Features of SAJGBR*

   - Provides a much-needed platform for showcasing high-quality academic &
   practitioner research related to business & management practices, policies
   and strategies in South Asia.
   - Provides empirical evidence & advances theoretical understanding of
   issues relevant in the world's most populous & economically vibrant region.
   - Creates a repository of knowledge of South Asian business issues, &
   integrates South Asian perspectives & approaches to international business
   and management literatures.
   - SAJGBR heightens awareness & understanding of issues facing South
   Asian organizations and managers.
   - SAJGBR stimulates interest in South Asian business theory & practice.

  *Key Journal Audiences
*SAJGBR target market includes:

   - International business (marketing, management, finance, accounting
   etc.) academics
   - International business students
   - Practitioners, managers, policy-makers, and consultants from around
   the world who are interested in South Asia, and /or work within South Asia.

*All interested applicants should submit* a cover letter (clearly outlining
their qualifications as a reviewer, editor and author), CV, and writing and
review samples to Candice Matthews, Editorial Coordinator, at
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For additional information, please visit:

Shaista E. Khilji (PhD)
Associate Professor of Human and Organizational Learning
Founding Editor-in-Chief, *South Asian Journal of Global Business
Research* (Emerald
Coordinator & Advisor Masters'/ Certificate Program (Main Campus)
The George Washington University (GWU)
Washington DC 20052
Phone: 202-994-1146
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South Asian Journal of Global Business Research (SAJGBR)

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