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International Conference on Manangement
Theme: "Challenges and Oppurtunities for Entrepreneurship and Business Growth"

By N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management studies and Research, Mumbai, India.
On 17th and 18th February, 2023

2nd Annual Case Research Competition 2022 - 23 Connecting Academia Industry Communities
By K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai, India.
Last Date for Full Case Study Submission: 31st January, 2023

6th International Conference on Business and Economics
Theme: "Global Economic Vulnerability and Business Sustainability"

By Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka, Dhaka.
On 1st and 2nd March, 2023


  • A quality improvement system, providing a combination of accreditation as recognition of high international quality and a full strategic audit as a guide to a School’s future progress in widely different national contexts.
  • Respects diversity of national cultures and educational systems.
  • Globally benchmarked system for Mentoring, Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance, Accreditation.
  • Mentors B-Schools for self-assessment and follow up.
  • Involves Academics with strong track record as peer review experts.
  • Includes corporate leaders in peer review exercise.
  • Inspired by EFMD’s EQUIS criteria.


  • Provides a quality assurance and accreditation framework based on regional and international experiences and perspectives.
  • Processes lead to improvement through highlighting the need to meet internationally accepted quality standards.
  • The School gains greater ownership of the process and improves its own understanding of the issues.
  • Strategic advice for Quality Improvement and Future Development.
  • Post accreditation maintenance phase, reviews / assesses implementation of strategic advice to uphold the quality standards enunciated.
  • "SAQS Accredited" label assures stakeholders that institution has in place continuous international quality improvement system.
Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
International Quality Assurance Programme

at par with
NBA accreditation
for purpose of equivalence of PGDM program of Standalone Management lnstitution with MBA degree of lndian Universities


The 16th SAMF Proceedings consists of the papers presented at the AMDISA's South Asian Management Forum hosted by International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT), Dhaka held on 17th and 18th December, 2021 at Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Volume 58 - August, 2022

AMDISA Newsletter is published three times a year. It consists of activities / programs of AMDISA and its members. It reaches the network in South Asia and other parts of the world.


ISSN: 0971-5428

The South Asian Journal of Management (SAJM) is a scholarly journal published quarterly, publishing empirical papers, review papers, executive experience-sharing, research notes, case studies and book reviews. It reaches major world libraries, subscribers and AMDISA member institutions in South Asia.

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ERA (Excellence in Research for Australia)
ABDC (Australian Business Deans Council)
Cabell's Directory of Publishing


AMDISA as publisher of South Asian Journal of Management (SAJM) has instituted a Best Paper Award to be presented every 2 years at AMDISA’s flagship conference, the biennial South Asian Management Forum (SAMF). The award is named after Prof. Mathew J Manimala who is the Editor of SAJM for 22 years.

The 1st MATHEW J MANIMALA-SAJM BEST PAPER AWARD was presented at the 16th South Asian Management Forum (SAMF) hosted by the International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT), Dhaka, Bangladesh on 18th December, 2021. The Best Paper for this award was selected from amongst 56 papers published in the 8 issues of the SAJM during 2019 and 2020. The selection was done by internal and external experts and was reviewed and ratified by an AMDISA Board Sub-Committee specially constituted for the purpose.

The 1st MATHEW J MANIMALA-SAJM BEST PAPER AWARD was presented to the authors of the paper titled:

"Comprehensive Information Security Awareness (CISA) in Security Incident Management (SIM): A Conceptualization"

published in the April - June, 2020, Volume 27 Issue 2, of the SAJM.

Mr. Manisekaran Thangavelu
Executive Fellow Program Scholar
Information Technology & Systems Area
Indian Institute of Management Kashipur, India
Dr. Venkataraghavan Krishnaswamy
Assistant Professor
Information Technology & Systems Area
Indian Institute of Management Kashipur, India
Dr. Mayank Sharma
Assistant Professor
Information Technology & Systems Area
Indian Institute of Management Kashipur, India

The above authors received the BEST PAPER AWARD virtually in the Valedictory Session of the 16th SAMF from the Chief Guest Dr. Shamsul Alam, Minister of State, Ministry of Planning, Government of Bangladesh.

Citation Plaque

💐 AMDISA congratulates the authors. 💐

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  • International Quality Assurance Programme - SAQS
  • Inter-institutional collaboration


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