Please circulate this call for papers for the 3rd International Conference of Nepalese Academy of Management: 
Dhruba Kumar Gautam (Ph. D.)
Founding Secretary- Nepalese Academy of Management
Associate Professor,

Tribhuvan University, Faculty of Management
P. O. Box  12719, Kathmandu, Nepal

3rd International Conference of Nepalese Academy of Management
Transforming Management System for Innovation, Development and Governance
March 27-29, 2015
Conference Chair 
·        Prof. Dev Raj Adhikari, Tribhuvan University, Dean of the Faculty of Management and Founding President of Nepalese Academy of Management
Co- Chair
·         Prof. Geoffrey Wood, University of Warwick, Associate Dean of Warwick Business School, UK. 
Key note Speakers 
·         Prof. Chris Brewster, University of Reading, Henley Business School, UK.
·         Prof. Garry Bruton, Texas Christian University, Neeley School of Business, USA.
·         Prof. Farok J. Contractor, Rutgers Business School, Management and Global Business Department, USA.
·         Prof. TojoThatchenkery, George Mason University, School of Public Policy, USA.    ·      Prof. Igor Filatotchev, City University, Associate Dean at Cass Business
School, UK.

Nepalese Academy of Management (NAM)  
 Nepalese Academy of Management
(NAM) is an independent, not for profit association of academicians and
professionals, established to create and disseminate knowledge required for
managing organizations regionally as well as globally. The Academy organizes international
conference biennially with international/national university/business school
collaboration aiming to bring together academics and practitioners from diverse
backgrounds and interests to meet, discuss and debate issues that will affect
the future direction of research and practice.
The 1st international conference (March 2011)
attracted almost 200 participants from 33 countries with 61 research papers,
three workshops, three plenary sessions, and 16 technical sessions. The 2nd international conference (March 2013)
had 300 participants, 101 research papers from 30 countries. The conference is
characterized by a strong developmental focus, providing participants with a
supportive and collegial platform to discuss and develop ideas, and helping authors
enhance their papers for publication. It provides opportunities to interact and
network with academic scholars, business practitioners and peers from around
the world and helps to publish works in leading international journals. There
will be a special issue of the best papers and conference proceedings are
The 3rd international
conference of Nepalese Academy of Management (NAM) will be held at the heart of
Kathmandu city on March
27-29, 2015. We invite faculty, research scholars, doctoral students as
well as business practitioners to submit papers and panels addressing all areas
of management, development, and economics relating to the theme: Transforming Management system for Innovations, Development and
Governance. The theme of the conference opens an interesting and fruitful dialogue on all the issues of
management and economics and stimulates a sustainable view of competitiveness
in our institutions. In order to accept the dynamics of
changes in developed and developing countries, it is the right time to address
the management system transformation innovating novel ideas by developing
corporate culture to nurture the competencies and good governance for
sustainable development. Such innovative and integrated approach often need
transformation on system with combination of technology, social, cultural, and
organizational efforts. Thus, it aims
to stimulate scholars to question existing paradigms and accepted practices and
bridges the gaps in innovating ideas, developing new models for institutions
and suggesting new competencies.

Full Paper Submission deadline: September 20, 2014
Blind Review comments: Returned by October 05, 2014
Re-submission deadline after
comments: December 10, 2014
Registration deadline:             January 31, 2015

>Areas of Papers 
	* All
papers must be submitted with word file (doc file) attachment on   [log in to unmask] cc
to:[log in to unmask],  by September 20, 2014. Submissions in the
following tracks and plenary sessions are welcomed although papers that do not
fit precisely into these tracks may also be submitted:

	* Organizational creativity
for innovation and emerging economies, evolutionary approach in business and
management cultural issues in entrepreneurship, multidisciplinary perspectives
on small business management and entrepreneurship with research reality.  
	* Institutions and
corporate culture: bridging the gap between theory and practices, accounting
and controlling for sustainability, transforming social network to value chain
through business model, competitive dynamics and institutional perspectives
across the countries.
	* Human competencies, institutional
change and leadership, employee relations and diversity management,
organizational  learning and knowledge
management, managing finance and financial institutions, accounting system and
	* Behavioral perspectives
of corporate governance, governance of public and nonprofit organizations, transparency
and accountability, the role of social movements and local community
	* Corporate social
responsibility, responsible management for global value chain, organizational
change and resistance, performance management and national competitiveness.  
	* International business,
regional business and applicability of free trade negotiations, free market driven
policy and applicability, branding and outsourcing.
	* Higher education in management,
research and development issues, micro and macroeconomic perspectives
	* Other different areas of management,
social development and economics.  
	* There will be different workshops targeting diverse background of participants and their needs alike: case development workshop, cross cultural workshop, paper development workshop, workshop related to doing business in China etc.  
 Papers should follow the style
recommended by the American Psychological Association (APA) Publication Manual.
The language of the conference and related publications is English. Each
accepted paper must be presented at the conference and be accompanied by paid
registration. Each submitted paper must include an abstract and must conform to
the following format: First Page: title, authors, mailing address, phone, fax,
e-mail address, and abstract. Second and subsequent pages of the paper should
be limited to 2500 to 5000 words.
·  All papers must be submitted with word file (doc file) attachment on [log in to unmask] cc to  [log in to unmask]    by September 20,  2014.
· Submitted papers must NOT have been
previously published and, if under review, must NOT appear in print before the
NAM 2015 international Conference.

· The entire paper (title page, abstract,
main text, figures, tables, references, etc.) must be in ONE document created
in word (doc) format.

· Each manuscript  in English should be accompanied by an
abstract, not to exceed 250-300 words

· When accepted after blind review and
resubmission, the authors or one of the co-author must register and be
available to present the paper at the conference.

· One author can submit only one paper in
any one track and selected papers will be scheduled in different tracks and
plenary sessions. 

Publication Opportunities 
All manuscript submissions will be subject to a
blind review process by NAM executives, advisors and other members. Evaluated
is based on relevance to the theme, analytical and conceptual rigor,
quantitative and qualitative methods (if applicable), innovativeness, and
significance of conclusions. The editorial board will make the final
determination as to whether the accepted papers are published in the NAM
internationalconference proceedings 2015. Besides
proceedings the editors of the following journals will select best papers;
authors of selected papers will be invited to submit their work for
consideration for publication in the followingjournals:
· TheInternational Journal of the Nepalese
Academy of Management
· British
Journal of Management
·  South Asian Journal of Human Resource Management(SAGE Publication)
· Emerging Market Case Study Series (Emerald)
·  Journal of Shinawatra University (Shinawatra
· Journal of Management ( Tribhuvan University)
· SIU Journal of
·  South Asian
Journal of Business and Management Cases (SAGE Publication). 
For details, please contact to: [log in to unmask] and visit
the web page of Nepalese Academy of Management:    
 Dhruba Kumar Gautam (Ph. D.)
Founding Secretary- Nepalese Academy of Management
Associate Professor,

Tribhuvan University, Faculty of Management
P. O. Box  12719, Kathmandu, Nepal

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