AMDISA' South Asian Management Forum Proceedings

South Asian Management Forum (SAMF) is a biennial conference organized by the Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA) by rotation in all the South Asian countries. The key objective of the conference is to explore the main issues allied with economic & social growth and development of the South Asian region. The conference provides a platform for scholars, thinkers, researchers, academicians, practitioners, and business leaders to share their philosophical thoughts, the conceptualization of ideas and empirical evidence.

16th SAMF

The 16th SAMF hosted by International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT), Dhaka held on 17th and 18th December, 2021 at Dhaka, Bangladesh.

15th SAMF

The 15th SAMF hosted by Sukkur IBA University, Sukkur held from 27th to 29th September, 2019 at Sukkur, Pakistan.

14th SAMF

The 14th SAMF hosted by MNU Business School, The Maldives National University, Male' held from 24th to 26th April, 2017 at Male', Maldives.

13th SAMF

The 13th SAMF hosted by Institute of Chartered Professional Managers of Sri Lanka (CPM Sri Lanka) held on 26th and 27th March, 2015 at Colombo, Sri Lanka.

AMDISA Initiatives in COVID-19 Pandemic times

AMDISA has brought out three ISBN e-publications during the COVID-19 pandemic times. These series of e-books are the collation of responses received from AMDISA member institutions, Academicians and Academic administrators and Associations in the field of Management Education.

e-Book ISBN: 978-81-954548-1-5

This e-Book compendium titled "COVID-19 Pandemic - Challenges for Management Education" is the third in the series to the earlier e-books and are the views / thoughts / ideas of practitioners in the domain of teaching and learning from Associations and experienced Academicians.

e-Book ISBN: 978-81-946331-2-9

This second e-Book titled "COVID-19 Pandemic - Post Lockdown Disruption - Evolving Academic Environment" is a sequel to the earlier e-Book and is record of opinions and views of the evolving academic environment post lockdown.

e-Book ISBN: 978-81-946331-0-5

This e-Book titled "AMDISA Network - Experiences & Practices in Teaching-Learning and Academic Interactions amid COVID-19 Disruption" is a record of how AMDISA Member Institutions have met the challenges during lockdown disruption of an unconventional, unprecedented and unfathomed COVID-19 pandemic.

Other Publications

AMDISA Members Directory

AMDISA members directory is a publication which includes updated AMDISA members list with details of Head of the institution, postal address and contact particulars. It also includes Diplomatic Missions in South Asian countries.

Conference Souvenir

AMDISA's International Conference on "Accreditation for Institutional Learning and Growth" at Hotel Manohar, Hyderabad, India on 8th December, 2015.

Conference Souvenir

AMDISA’s International Conference on "Building Quality in Management Education for Sustained Institutional Development" at Hotel Taj Deccan, Hyderabad, India on 12th December, 2014.

Publications for Sale

The following books are available at AMDISA Secretariat. These are offered as a value proposition for a discount. Postage is extra. For orders of five copies or more, postage is free.

As there are limited number of copies available, books will be supplied on first-come-first served basis. For further enquiries, Mr. T. Ganeswara Rao, Senior Manager, Membership Services and Programmes, at AMDISA Secretariat may please be contacted at

Discount for the following books are at 15% discount to AMDISA Members and at 5% Discount for Non-Members of AMDISA

INR 1800

SOUTH ASIAN MANAGEMENT FORUM - Governance and Public Policy - Role of Management Education
Published by AMDISA, 2017

INR 500

SOUTH ASIAN MANAGEMENT FORUM - Developing South Asia as a Global Hub of Management Professionals - Role of Management Education
Edited by Ashok Joshi, et al., 2013

INR 495

Learnings from Life by Dharni P Sinha
Published by Excel Book, New Delhi, 2007

Discount for the following books are at 30% discount to AMDISA Members and at 15% Discount for Non-Members of AMDISA

INR 600

SOUTH ASIAN MANAGEMENT FORUM - Challenges in the New Millennium
Published by AMDISA, 2002

INR 600

ADVANTAGE SOUTH ASIA - Opportunities & Challenges in Management Development
Published by AMDISA, 2000

INR 300

Published by AMDISA, 2000

INR 1200

Published by Excel Book, Hyderabad, 1998

INR 950

Published by Delta Publishing House, Hyderabad, 1996

INR 560

MANAGEMENT OF CHANGE IN SOUTH ASIA - Proceedings of Conference held in Dhaka
Published by The University Press Ltd., 1994

INR 275

Women in Management Champions of Change
Published by The University Press Ltd., 1994

INR 300

INNOVATIONS IN INSTITUTION BUILDING - Case Studies of Management Development Institutions in South Asia
Published by AMDISA, 1992

INR 550

INNOVATIONS IN MANAGEMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT - Proceedings of the Conference held in Kathmandu
Published by Tata Mcgraw Hill, 1992


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