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Request for subscription should be sent to : The Circulation Manager, ASBM journal of management, Asian School of Business Management, 8, Sai Anandam Complex, Patia, Bhubaneswar – 751 024, Odisha, India; E mail:, Phone: 0674-2374833/801/802/803/804/805, Fax: 0674-2374900.

The request should contain the name of the subscriber with full postal address, and should be accompanied by appropriate remittance through demand draft/cheque drawn on any scheduled commercial bank in favour of ‘Asian School of Business Management’ payable at Bhubaneswar. Rs. 50.00 should be added in case of outstation cheques. The subscription fee includes mailing charges.

Subscription Rates:

Category India and SAARC Countries (INRs) Other Countries (US $)
  1Year 3Years 1Year 3Years
Individuals Rs.500.00 Rs.1250.00 $40 $100
Institutions Rs.1000.00 Rs.2500.00 $80 $200

Call For Papers

ASBM Journal of Management

ASBM Journal of Management is a bi-annual international publication of Asian School of Business Management with ISSN registration. It is devoted to studies on management and related disciplines. The objective of the journal is to disseminate innovative ideas and research results in different aspects of management and thereby to contribute to management practice. It also aims at bringing academics closer to industry by developing congruence between theory and practice. Thus ultimately the journal expects to foster professionalism in organisational management.

The journal is approved by UGC, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. Its full text is included in EBSCO Host Database (USA) and ProQuest (USA).

We invite research based articles (both empirical and conceptual) and case studies from thought leaders in all walks of life – academics, research, industry, business, administration and social work. Guidelines for the authors are available at We do not charge any processing or publication fee.

Manuscripts should be sent to

Guidelines for Authors:

Author's Certificate & Declaration

ASBM Journal invites original unpublished research based articles (both conceptual and empirical), case studies and book reviews on management and related subjects.

Length of the main text –
       a) Research paper – 4,000 to 6,000 words
       b) Case study – 3,000 to 5,000 words
       c) Book review – 1,000 to 1,500 words

Cover Page - Should contain the title of the paper, full name, institutional affiliation, correspondence address, email id and contact phone number of all the authors. In case of joint authors, the name of the corresponding author should be clearly mentioned.

Title - Bold typed and centred in upper and lower case; Font – 14 Point Times New Roman

Abstract - Should contain the summary of the paper with its conclusions in not more than 150 words. It should be followed by 4-5 keywords.

Basic Formatting of the Manuscript –

  • File - MS Word
  • Font – Times New Roman
  • Font Size - Title (14) , Text (11) , Heading (12 - Bold) & Sub Heading (11- Bold)
  • Headings – Bold faced in upper and lower case; Aligned left
  • Spacing - Single space in single column
  • Margin -1 inch each for top, bottom, left and right
  • Notes – Foot notes should not be used. The end notes, if unavoidable, should be minimised. All notes should be numbered serially in the text and should be detailed at the end of the paper before Reference.
  • Page Numbering - All pages starting with Abstract page

Spelling and Numerical Usage – 

  • Spelling – British spellings should be used, rather than American (e.g., ‘programme’ not ‘program’, ‘labour’ not ‘labor’, ‘colour’ not ‘color’ etc.).
  • ‘s’ or ‘z’ – ‘S’ spelling should be used, instead of ‘Z’ in words ending with ‘ise’, ‘ised’, ‘isation’ etc. (e.g., ‘organise’ not ‘organize’, ‘recognise’ not ‘recognize’, ‘realised’ not ‘realized’, ‘civilisation’ not ‘civilization’ etc.).
  • Numerals – Numbers from ‘one’ to ‘nine’ to be spelt out, while 10 and above to remain in figures. However, only figures should be used for exact measurement (e.g., 3 km., 9%). ‘Thousand’ and ‘million’ should be used, instead of ‘lakh’ and ‘crore’

Tables and Figures –  Tables, charts and graphs should be in word format in black and white, and should be serially numbered with Arabic numerals (e.g., 1, 2, 3 etc.). No image file, power point slide or screen grabs should be used. The title/caption should be brief. A legend should be given to explain the symbols, abbreviations and terminology used. The source must be mentioned. Graphs and charts should fit the width of 1 or 2 columns. These should be placed in the main body where they belong.

Quotations -  Quotations should be used only if strictly necessary and must have the details in the reference section. Short quotations should be included in the text within inverted commas (“ ”), while quotations of more than 30 words should be placed in a separate paragraph indented from the main body of the text. All quotations should be accompanied by appropriate citations.

Reference - All the sources, which have been cited in the main text, should be listed in the Reference section alphabetically. The style adopted by the American Psychological Association (APA) should be followed. Some sample entries are given below –

    a) Basic format for a book with single author :
    Wood, N.V. (1995). Perspectives on argument. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.
    b) Basic format for a book with two or more authors:
    Hawley, J., & Tilghman, C. (1992). Getting down to specifics. New York : Harper Collins.
    c) Edited Book:
    Stanford, J. A. (Ed.) (1993). Connections: A multicultural reader for writers. Mountain View, CA: May field Publishing Company.
    d) Chapter in an edited book:
    Torres, M. (1993). Crossing the border. In J. A. Stanford (Ed.), Connections : A multicultural reader for writers (pp. 73 – 77). Mountain View, CA : Mayfield Publishing Company.
    e) Article in a journal :
    Klimoski, R., & Palmer, S. (1993). The ADA and the hiring process in the organizations. Consulting Psychology Journal : Practice and Research, 45 (2), 10 – 36.
    f) Unpublished Thesis :
    Gale, L. (2000). The relationship between leadership and employee empowerment for successful total quality management. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Western Sydney.
    g) Magazine article :
    Carver, K. L. (1993, February 9). Mind over matters. Management Magazine, 62, 71-74.
    h) Newspaper article (available in print)
    Berkovic, N. (2009, March 31). Handouts may not be sent: Tax office seeks quick resolution of High Court challenge. The Australian, p. 5.
    i) Newspaper article (from electronic database)
    Wentworth, W. C. (1984, January 24). Why we need a permanent base on the moon. The Sydney Morning Herald, p. 11. Retrieved from
    j) Unpublished Thesis retrieved online:
    Gale, L. (2000). The relationship between leadership and employee empowerment for successful total quality management. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Western Sydney. Retrieved from
    k) Document on the Internet:
    Este, J., Warren, C., Connor, L., Brown, M., Pollard, R., & O’Connor, T. (2008). Life in the clickstream: The future of journalism. Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance. Retrieved from
    l) Document on the Internet, no author, no date:
    Developing an argument. (n.d.). Retrieved March 30, 2009, from Resources.htm
    m) Web page on the internet, organisation as author:
    The Turning Page Bookshop. (2000). Business profile. Retrieved from
    n) Government report (online)
    Department of Health and Ageing. (2008). Ageing and aged care in Australia (Publication No. P3-4147). Retrieved from publishing.nsf/Content/BFE46F21A3241ECBCA2574BE001A6E06/$File/Ageing_and_Aged_Care.pdf

Accuracy of Content  –  Contributions are accepted on the strict understanding that the author is responsible for the accuracy of all opinions, technical comments, factual reports, data, figures, illustrations and photographs.

Permission  –  Responsibility for obtaining permission to use any material under copyright lies with the author(s). Ownership should be clearly acknowledged.

Publication Fee   –  No review or publication fee is charged from the contributors.

Submission of manuscript  –  The contributors are requested to mail the soft copy of the material to the Editor, followed by a hard copy. All manuscripts should be accompanied by a certificate-cum-declaration in hard copy in the specified format. It should be signed by all the authors. Manuscripts and editorial correspondence should be addressed/ e mailed to:

                The Editor, ASBM Journal of Management,

                Asian School of Business Management,

                8,Sai Anandam Complex, Patia, Bhubaneswar - 751024, Odisha, India

      , Website :

                Tel: 0674-2374801/ 02/ 03/ 04/ 05, Fax: 0674-2374900,

Policy against simultaneous submission   –  Authors should ensure that the manuscript submitted to ASBM Journal of Management is not simultaneously submitted to any other journal or publisher. Similarly, it should not be submitted anywhere else during the pendency of the review process, without specific written permission from the Editor of ASBM Journal of Management.

Acceptance  –  Manuscripts, which do not conform to the above guidelines, will not be considered for publication. All contributions will be subjected to blind review process. If necessary, the authors will be requested to make suitable change/revision/alteration. The Editors reserve the right to select or reject any article, and also to edit any material selected for publication, including the title. Rejected articles will not be returned.

Copyright  –  The authors should ensure and warrant that the paper/article submitted for publication is original work and is not an infringement of any existing copyright, proprietary right, invasion of privacy or libel. Papers/articles are accepted with the clear understanding that the authors will indemnify, defend and hold ASBM Journal of Management harmless from any damage, expense and cost against any breach of such warranty.

Once a manuscript is accepted by, or published, in ASBM Journal of Management, it becomes the property of ASBM. Copyright for all papers/materials published in the journal and/or used in any format vests in the Editor/Publisher of ASBM Journal of Management.

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ASBM Journal of Management

Asian School of Business Management

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Bhubaneswar - 751024, Odisha, India

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Fax: 0674-2374900

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Asian School of Business Management

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