The Nepalese Academy of Management (NAM) is a leading professional association for scholars and professionals dedicated to create and disseminate knowledge related to all disciplines required for managing organizations. Members of the academy are scholars at colleges, universities and research institutions, as well as practitioners with scholarly interests from business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. The Academy of Management frequently organizes international conference, workshops, doctoral consortium, and faculty development programs for the benefit of its members and wider communities. 

Doctoral Consortium 2013 - Call for proposal


Nepalese Academy of Management (NAM)


Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (UK)

Doctoral (Ph. D.) and Faculty Development Consortium

March 30 -31, 2013, Kathmandu, Nepal

The Nepalese Academy of Management (NAM) ( in association with The Society for the Advancement of Management Studies, UK (SAMS) is pleased to announce the first Nepalese Doctoral & Junior Faculty Consortium which will take place on March 30 & 31, 2013 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The consortium is open to a wide range of business related disciplines including Management, Strategy, Economics, Entrepreneurship, and Development Studies.

The goals of the consortium are:

1. To learn about the research and publishing process in major international journals

2. To build research relationships within Nepal and other scholars from other nations

3. To receive feedback on research projects currently in process

1st day (30th March 2013)

Participants who have completed at least a Masters degree and have enrolled in a PhD program or have a doctorate in hand may participate in Day 1. This day will consist of series of lectures on how to publish research. All consortium participants are to register for the first day of the consortium.

The registration fee is INR 1000 (Indian currency one thousands equivalent for one day only). The registration fee covers the cost of lunch and all printed material.

2nd day (31st March 2013)

Ph. D. candidates and junior faculty who wish to delve deeper into publishing may participate in Day 2. The participants in this day are to have research articles prepared they wish to receive feedback on. The visiting faculty will provide comments on the articles. In addition exercises will be conducted on how to evaluate and improve articles. To participate in Day 2 participants must participate in Day 1 of the consortium and apply for Day 2.

The application for Day much include the following information:

i. Name, title of article, enrolled or employed at what university, cell No., E-mail and alternative E-mail (if any), date of birth, and key words.

ii. A very concise problem statement, objectives, motivation, expected outcomes/ contributions.

iii. A concise 1 to 2 page version of current CV

iv. Draft of article to be commented on

The registration fee for each day is INR 1000 (Indian currency equivalent) (scholars from South Asia) and US $ 50 (scholars other than South Asia). A limited number of Ph. D. scholars will be selected to participate in the 2nd day close discussion. Submitted papers will be assessed independently from the scientific committee of the Doctoral Consortium. During the doctoral consortium, researchers will be asked to present their work either in the form of a poster or as an oral presentation.

Submit materials to:  [email protected] and cc to:  [email protected]


Submission Deadline --- till December 31, 2012

Registration Deadline ---till January 31st 2013

Ph. D. Consortium ---March 30 and 31, 2013

Key Resource Professors for NAM- 2013 Doctoral Consortium

Prof. Dr. Garry D. Bruton – Texas Christian University (USA)

Prof. Dr. Mike Wright – Imperial College (UK)

Prof. Dr. Igor Filatotchev - Director, CRCG, City University, London (UK)

Prof. Dr. Dev R. Adhikari - President of Nepalese Academy of Management (NAM)

Dr. Dhruba K. Gautam - Doctoral Consortium Coordinator

Please feel free to contact for questions if you have.

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