Call for Abstracts

The conference invites participants to reflect on the above and contribute theoretical, conceptual and empirical submissions that address the following themes with special reference to governance and management practices in Pakistan. Potential avenues of exploration include, but are not limited to:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Governance (e.g. network governance, university governance, corporate governance, local/national/global governance, institutional governance, gender & governance, e-governance)
  • Public Policy & Implementation
  • International Development
  • Third Sector Management
  • Marketing in public, private and non-profit organizations
  • Public Service Motivation, Trust& Leadership
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Public sector reform (e.g., education, health services, taxation, local government and energy sector reforms etc).


The authors are invited to submit an extended abstract of 1500 words to in Word (.docx) format with the email subject “Conference Abstract”. The abstract should include title of the proposed paper, overview of the main argument, key literature, research methods, research findings and their theoretical and practical implications. Deadline for submissions is 22nd April, 2016.

Submitting an abstract signifies that a commitment that at least one of the authors will participate in the conference if the abstract is accepted. Submitting an abstract also represents a commitment that the featured ideas are original


  • The Paper must have a word count between 6000 - 8000 words
  • Abstract (max. 200 words)
  • Six keywords describing the core concepts of your paper
  • All authors' name, affiliations and correct email and postal addresses
  • A short author biography of 50-75 words for each author
  • Manuscript must be typed double spaced
  • Citions must follow APA style


The proceedings of the conference will be published with an ISBN number. A selected sub-set of submissions will be published in the upcoming issues of our journal “Governance and Management Review” (GMR). Conference proceedings will also be disseminated among the relevant academic and professional communities.


Call for Abstracts & Registration Open: 4th April, 2016.
Abstract Submission:2nd May, 2016.
Abstract Acceptance Notification: 5th May, 2016.
Conference Registration Closed: 16th May, 2016.
Submission of Full Paper: 16th May, 2016


Contact Us

Address:      Institute of Administrative Sciences, Quaid-e-Azam Campus, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
Telephone:      + 92-42-99231164-5 Ext. 111, 128
FAX:      +92-42-99230622
Coordinators:      Dr. Yaamina Salman,
      Dr. Amani Moazzam