Editorial Board
Advisory Board
Indexing & Abstracting
Instructions / guidelines for the Authors
Call for Papers
Review & Publication Policy
Current Issue / Archives
Contact Us

Pakistan Business Review (PBR) is the premier journal of Institute of Business Management (IoBM) which is in continuous publication since April 1999. It is Pakistan’s first refereed academic research quarterly focused on areas related to business and industry. PBR is an HEC approved X category journal. It is abstracted and indexed by the American Economic Association’s EconLit, the Journal of Economic Literature, USA, and EBSCO, New York. It is supervised by an international advisory board of academics from national and international organizations such as the London School of Economics, the University of Sussex, the University of San Diego and Indiana University, USA, Bochun University, Germany, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, the International Association for Clean Technology, Austria. International advisory board members are also drawn from China, Spain, Columbia, Srilanka, Bangladesh, Lithuania, and Nepal. The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, the Applied Economic Research Centre, the University of Karachi and the Agha Khan University faculty are also represented on the board.


PBR encourages research in areas related to business and industry through quality articles. It is a double blind peer-reviewed journal edited by IoBM, Karachi, Pakistan. The journal is an academic resource for research articles and research based case studies in areas such as strategy, marketing, management, human resource management, finance, accounting, business ethics, entrepreneurship, economics, business psychology, social marketing, business analytics and other related functional areas. It provides a platform to academics and researchers for sharing their original and unpublished work globally.

Editorial Board


Mr. Talib Karim


Prof. Dr. Syed Irfan Hyder 


Mr. Masood Hassan


Mrs. Sabina Mohsin


Mr. Muhammad Asif Khan


Mr. Muhammad Naveed Khan

Advisory Board

Prof. Izlin Ismail, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Dr. Teoman Duman, International Burch University Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Prof. Angelo Santagostino, University of Brescia, Italy.

Mr. Thomsas Winter, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany.

Dr. Geoff Kay, City University, London. United Kingdom.

Dr. D.M.Semasinghe, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Dr. Ziasma, University of Karachi, Pakistan.

Prof. Dr. Fasihul Alam, Department of Management Studies, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Prof. Subas K.C., Dean, Kathmandu University, School of Management, Nepal

Mr. Peter N. Stearns, Provost and Executive Vice President, George Mason University, Virginia.

Ms. Deng Xinghua, Director, University of Science and Technology, China.

Prof. Dr. Dietrich Steude, Fachhochschule Erfurt University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany.

Mr. Jurgen Gau, Dipl.-Ing., Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing., Donarweg, Munich, Germany.

Mr. Horst Stenzel, Concepts Consulting Production, Stenzelfilm, Selma-Lagerlof-STR., Munich, Germany.

Prof. Asim Jamal Siddiqui, University of Karachi, Pakistan.

Prof. Dr. Arshad Syed Karim, Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.

Prof. Anoma Abhayaratne, Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Dr. Domingos Santos, Sub-Director, Institute of Politecnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal

Dr. Javier Poncela Gonzalez, Department ETSI Telecomunication, University of Malaga, Spain.

Ms. Alessia Lefebure, Director Alliance Program, Columbia University, New York

Prof. Pranas Zukauskas, Faculty of Economics and Management, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania.

Mr. Hartmut Wellerdt, Marketing Consultant, Bremin University, Germany.

Dr. Silvia Scaramuzzi, Head of International Relations Department of Economics and Management, University of Florence (Italy).

Dr. Niaz Wassan, Kent Business School, United Kingdom.

Dr. Zaheer Khan, Kent Business School, United Kingdom.

Dr. Jaime Yong, Edith Cowan University, Australia.

Dr. Anna Zamojska, Edith Cowan University, Australia.

Dr. Helen Cripps, Edith Cowan University, Australia.

Dr. Saleem Chaudhry, San Jose State University, United States of America

Indexing & Abstracting
  • HEC recognized journal in "X" category
  • EconLit
  • Crossref
  • CiteFactor
  • Google Scholar
  • Miar
  • Eurasian Scientific Journal Index
  • Scientific Indexing Services (SIS)
  • EZB
  • ZDB
  • Journal Factor (JF)
  • EuroPub
  • BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)
  • Central and East European Index (CEE Index)
  • ProQUest (Under Evaluation)
Instructions / guidelines for the Authors
Call for Papers

PBR has adopted the Journal Management System, which can accessed by


Submissions, refereeing, contacts with authors etc. are now through the Journal Management System rather than through mail and emails.


Review & Publication Policy

All research articles published in PBR go through an initial editor screening followed by a rigorous double-blind peer review by three referees. Articles of PBR are available online through the Journal Management System. The process of submission, editing, refereeing, review and correspondence with authors is also online through the Journal Management System.

Current Issue / Archives

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Contact Us

Editor PBR

Institute of Business Management (IoBM), Korangi Creek,

Karachi-75190, Pakistan

UAN: (+92-21) 111-002-004, Ext.: 731

FAX: (+92-21) 35090968, 35092658

Email: editorpbr@iobm.edu.pk

Website: https://pbr.iobm.edu.pk