3rd International Conference of Nepalese Academy of Management
Transforming Management System for Innovation, Development and Governance
March 27-29, 2015
Dev Raj Adhikari, Tribhuvan University, Dean of the Faculty of Management and Founding President of Nepalese Academy of Management
· Prof. Geoffrey Wood, University of Warwick, Associate Dean of Warwick Business School
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 London, Associate Dean at Cass Business School, UK
Nepalese Academy of Management
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 issued.
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: November 20, 2014
Blind Review comments re-submission deadline: December 10, 2014
deadline: January 31, 2015
Area / Scope of Papers
· 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 practices
· Behavioral perspectives of corporate
governance, governance of public and nonprofit organizations, transparency and accountability, the role of social movements and local community effectiveness.
· 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
· Case on different fields of management and economics and
· Other different areas of management like: human resource management, organizational behavior, corporate culture, entrepreneurship, financial management, accounting practices and its procedures, macro and micro economic perspectives, social development and empowerment.
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 7000 words.
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.
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 international conference 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 following journals:
· The International 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 Management
· South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases (SAGE Publication).
Family – friendly Conference
Kathmandu offers fabulous
attractions including many world heritage sites, Darbar squares, Pashupatinath, Boudhha, Lumbani-the birth place of Lord Buddha, Mountain Flights, paragliding, boating/white water rafting, bungi jumping… So making it a great place bringing your family. To make the conference more enjoyable for all, NAM will offer excursions for family members during the conference. These excursions will be offered at net cost and require advance registration
Dhruba Kumar Gautam (Ph. D.)Founding Secretary and Executive Director,Nepalese Academy of Managementhttp://www.nam.org.np/Associate Professor,Tribhuvan University, Faculty of ManagementP. O. Box 12719, Kathmandu, NepalCell: +977 9813 304401