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. 

International Advisory Board

Professor Igor Filatotchev

Igor Filatotchev is a Professor of Corporate Governance and Strategy and Associate Dean for Research and Enterprise at Cass Business School, City University London. Before coming to Cass in 2007 he held various academic positions at Nottingham University Business School, Bradford University School of Management, King’s College and Birkbeck College (University of London). He earned his PhD in Economics from the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (Moscow, the Russian Federation). His research interests are focused on a fast growing area in the management and economics literature relating to corporate governance effects on entrepreneurship development, strategic decisions and organisational change. Key research programmes currently in progress include analysis of resource and strategy roles of corporate governance; corporate governance life-cycle; and a knowledge-based view on governance development in entrepreneurial firms and IPOs. These projects were supported by research grants from various national and international donors, including Economic and Social Research Council, the UK Department of Trade and Industry, Leverhulme Trust, Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and the European Commission. He has published extensively in the fields of corporate governance and strategy in leading academic journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, California Management Review, Journal of Management Studies and Journal of Business Venturing. 

Prof. Dr. Farok J. Contractor

Professor in the Management and Global Business department at Rutgers Business School, Prof. Farok has also taught at the Wharton School, Copenhagen Business School, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Nanyang Technological University, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, XLRI (India), Lubin School of Business, Theseus, EDHEC and conducted executive seminars in the US, Europe, Latin America and Asia. He has served Rutgers University in many capacities such as Department Chair for the International Business, Research Director of Center for International Business Education and Research, Coordinator of the Ph.D. program in International Business, the Dean’s Leadership Council, and several other key school and university initiatives. He is a graduate of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where he received his Ph.D. and MBA, and the University of Michigan, where he received an M.S. in Industrial Engineering. Dr. Contractor has written well over a hundred scholarly papers and has among the highest citation counts amongst scholars in the field of International Management (Academy of International Business (AIB), or Academy of Management (AOM)) counting Google Scholar citations. Dr. Contractor has chaired or been on the supervisory committees of 14 doctoral dissertations, and served on the faculty of several Doctoral and Junior Faculty Consortiums organized by AOM, AIB, and CIBERs, has served on the Executive Board of the AOB’s International Management Division, was Chair of the division and Program Chair at the AOM, was elected a permanent Fellow of the AIB, and has also held other term fellowships such as the Fulbright Fellowship and Unilever Fellowship.

Prof. Dr. Rajneesh Narula

Professor of International Business Regulation and Director of the John H. Dunning Center for International Business at Henley Business School, Professor Narula is also a Non-Residential Fellow at the OECD Development Centre, Paris and the United Nations University - MERIT in the Netherlands, and Editor-in-chief of The European Journal of Development Research. He obtained an MBA and PhD from Rutgers University, USA and has previously held posts at at the Copenhagen Business School, University of Oslo, BI Norwegian School of Management and the University of Maastricht. Before academia, Professor Narula worked as an Engineer in Nigeria, and later as a Planning Analyst at IBM Asia/Pacific Headquarters in Hong Kong. He regularly acts as a consultant for UNCTAD, UNIDO, the European Commission, the Inter-American Development Bank and the OECD. He has undertaken research and consultancy projects or taught in Tanzania, Uganda, Thailand, China, Vietnam, Russia, India, Qatar, UAE, in addition to almost all the countries of the EU.

Prof. Dr. Tony Fang

Tony Fang is Professor of Business Administration at School of Business Stockholm University, Sweden. He is also Visiting Professor at Asia Research Centre, Copenhagen Business School. He holds his PhD in International Management/Industrial Marketing from Linköping Institute of Technology, Sweden. He earlier worked as Director of International Graduate Program in the Institute of International Business, Stockholm School of Economics. He is an internationally respected scholar well-known for his research on Chinese business negotiating style and his debates on Geert Hofstede's culture theory and served as visiting scholar in Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The emerging Yin Yang perspective on culture which Tony Fang has been developing makes important contribution to academia. His research and teaching interests include global cross-cultural management, industrial marketing and purchasing/sourcing, international business negotiation, and China business studies. He is the author of the books Chinese Business negotiation style (Thousand Oaks: Sage, 1999) and Doing Business in Today's China. Tony Fang's academic writings have also appeared in the form of book chapters, book reviews, conference papers, and peer-reviewed articles published. Tony Fang serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Cross Cultural Management (IJCCM), the International Business Review (IBR) and Journal of Intercultural Communication (JIC).

Prof. Dr. Michael J. Morley

Michael J. Morley is Professor of Management at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, Ireland, where he teaches international and cross-cultural management. In conjunction with his collaborators, he has published some 20 books, 22 guest-edited journal special issues and over 140 journal articles and book chapters. Among his recent contributions are: International Human Resource Management: Policy & Practice (Routledge, 2011); Managing Human Resources in Central and Eastern Europe (Routledge, 2009); New Directions in Expatriate Research (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006); and Global Industrial Relations (Routledge, 2006). He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Managerial Psychology, Regional Editor of the European Journal of International Management and is a member of the Editorial Board of 12 other international journals including the International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, Human Resource Management Review, Leadership and Organization Development Journal and the International Journal of Emerging Markets. He is Past-President of the Irish Academy of Management and President-Elect of the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management.

Prof. Dr. Wang Guo-An (Andrew Wang)

Dr. Wang Guo-An (Andrew Wang) is a professor of International Trade at Zhejiang Gongshang University in Hangzhou in China. He was Secretary General of IAUP ( Northeast Asia Council during March 2007-March 2010, Forei gn Assistant to President and Director of the International Affairs Office during May 2006-May 2009. As a visiting professor, he taught to both graduate and undergraduate students in Pakistan (Feb. 2011), Australia (2010), South Korea (2009) and the USA (2003 and 1999). He was also invited to deliver seminars on Doing Business with China in the following universities: University of Canterbury in New Zealand (2010), T.C. Kadir Has University in Istanbul, Turkey (2009),Southeast University in Bangladesh (2008), European Business School and Glyndr University (NEWI) in the UK (2007); Far Eastern University (2006) and University of Santo Tomas (2008) in the Philippines; the University of Sydney (2004) in Australia; the University of Guelph (2003) in Canada; Yongsei University (2009), Dongguk University, Chung-ang University (2007), Yeungnam University (2005) and Kunsan National University (2001) in South Korea; and Southeast Missouri State University in the USA (1999). He is the coauthor of two books, World Economy Research and International Service Trade, and has published more than forty papers in academic journals organized and hosted several international conferences.

  Prof. Dr. Geoffrey Wood

Geoffrey Wood is Professor in HRM, in the School of Management at the University of Sheffield, and Associate Dean of the School. Previously, he was Professor and Director of Research at Middlesex University Business School, and, before that, taught at Rhodes University, South Africa (where he attained the rank of Associate Professor) and Coventry University, Coventry, UK (where he attained the rank of Reader). He has also held visiting fellowships at Cranfield University, Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), and the American University in Cairo, Cornell University and Rhodes University. He currently is Honorary Professor of the University of the Witwatersrand, and Visiting Professor at Nelson Mandela University, both in South Africa. Geoffrey Wood has served as Commissioned Researcher for the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. He has authored/co-authored/edited seven books, and over one hundred articles in peer-reviewed journals (including journals such as Work and Occupations, Work Employment and Society, Organization Studies, Human Relations, British Journal of Industrial Relations, Human Resource Management (US), etc.). He has had numerous research grants from funding councils, government departments (e.g. US Department of Labour), charities (e.g. Nuffield Foundation) and the labour movement (e.g. the ITF).

Prof. Dr. Lee Hak-chun

Prof. Dr. Lee Hak-chun is Dean of Center for International Trade Dispute Resolution at Graduate School of International Studies of Dong-A University, South Korea. He is a President of Kimhae Foreign Workers Supporting Center, President of Busan (Saha) Supporting Center of Migrant Families, President of 15 Youth Orchestra Group for Migrant Families, General Secretary of Korea Human Resource Bank, and Director of International Conciliation Center for Commercial Disputes at South Korea.

Prof. Dr. Katsuhiko Hirasawa

Katsuhiko Hirasawa is professor of Nihon University, Faculty of Commerce. His area of teaching and research are: human resource management and industrial relations. He is international advisory board member of Nepalese Academy of Management since 2011.

Prof. Dr. G.D Sardana

Professor in Operations, Birla Institute of Management Technology BIMTECH), India


Prof. Dr. R. Satya Raju

Department of Commerce & Management Studies, Andhra University, India.


Prof. Dr. Stephan Laske

Department of Human Resource Management, University of Innsbruck, Austria.


Prof. Dr. Yutaka Takakubo

Nihon University, College of Commerce, Tokyo, Japan


Prof. Dr. Marc Goergen

Cardiff Business School and ECGI, UK

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