Pakistan Business Review

Pakistan Business Review (PBR) is Institute of Business Management (IoBM’s) journal in continuous publication since April 1999. It is Pakistan’s first refereed academic business research quarterly. PBR is an HEC approved X category journal. It is abstracted and indexed by the American Economic Association in the ECONLIT and the Journal of Economic Literature, USA. It is supervised by an International Advisory Board of Business 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, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Lithuania, and Nepal. Other respectable national bodies such as the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, etc are also represented on the board. Pakistan Business Review is in its fifteenth year of continuous publication.





A. Procedure for Paper Submission

  1. Login with your user id
  2. Ensure that your user id has the privilege as Author in Pakistan Business Review
  3. Once you are logged in, click on User Home (on the top panel)
  4. In the User Home page, you will find the option [New Submission] along the row on the right side where the text displays Author.
  5. Follow the steps properly to ensure that your submission is made with PBR.
B. Procdeure for Resubmiting a Revised Version of a research paper’s for the PBR

Please re-submit the revised version of your research paper  on our website:, The processes for resubmission  is as follows:

  1. Click on active submission button
  2. Click on the paper required to be resubmitted.
  3. Click on popup menu REVIEW
  4. See in the REVIEW page below where you will find author version submission box.
  5. Upload the revised paper on this box.

Please follow the above procedure, without which we will be unable to accept your revised paper

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PBR Review Steps For Authors


For Authors

PBR Review Steps


Round One = Internal Review (this process takes two months maximum)

 Round Two = External Review  (this process takes six months maximum)

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PBR Editorial Board

Editorial Board


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

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.

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

Dr. Ziasma, University of Karachi, Karachi

Prof. Asim Jamal Siddiqui, University of Karachi, Pakistan

Prof Dr Arshad Syed Karim, Dean of Information Technology & Humanities NED 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.

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.

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

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


Referee List


Prof. Dr Mehtab Karim, School of Public Policy, George Mason University, USA

Dr. Shahid Hasan Siddiqui, Research Institute for Islamic Banking and Finance

Dr. K.M. Larik, Iqra University, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Javed Iqbal, Institute of Business Administration, IBA, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Rashid A. Naeem, Department of Economics and Management Sciences, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Dr. Abdul Wahab Suri, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Prof. Dr. Abdul Waheed, University Behrain, Kingdom of Behrain

Dr. Naveed, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Moazzam Khan Sherwani, Institute of Environment Studies, University of Karachi

Dr. Samiuzzaman, Global Environmental Lab (Pvt) Ltd. Korangi, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Anila Ambar Malik, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Seema Munaf, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Nabeel A. Zubairi, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Zainab F. Zadeh, Bahria University, Karachi , Pakistan

Dr. Muhammad Zubair Mumtaz, School of Social Science and Humanties, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad

Dr. Yasmin Zafar, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi

Dr. Uzma Parveen, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

 Dr. Muhammad Mahmood, Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari Institute of Technology, Karachi

Dr. Abuzar Wajidi, Meritorious Professor of Public Administration, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Noreen Rafi, Dept of Psychology, University, Lahore, Pakistan

Ms. Rubina Feroz, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Muhammad Zaki, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Zaira Wahab, Iqra University, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Ismail Saad, Iqra University, Karachi, Pakistan

Mr. Naim Farooqui, Sindh Bank Ltd, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Sara Azhar, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Prof. Ahmad Farooq Shah, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan

Dr. Tariq Jalees, College of Management Sciences, Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Fatima Imam, Federal Urdu University, Karachi, Pakistan

Mr. Imran Naveed, State Bank of Pakistan, Karachi, Pakistan

Mr. M. Mazhar Khan, State Bank of Pakistan, Karachi, Pakistan

Mr. Qaisar Mufti, Qaisar Mufti Associates, Shahra-e-Iraq Saddar, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Khan Brohi, Institute of Environmental Engineering and Management, Jamshoro, Pakistan

Dr. Tanveer Anjum, Department of Business Communications, Iqra University, Karachi, Pakistan

Mr. Muhammad Zubair, Department of Islamic History, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Mr. Amir Hussain, Applied Economics Research Centre (AERC), Unveristy of Karachi

Dr. Aliya Zahid, Anatomy Department, Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pak

Dr. Qurrat-ul-ain, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan

Dr. Atif Mahmood, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. M. Adnan Kanpurwala, Dept. of Physiology, Dow University Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Uzma Ali, Institute of Clinical Psychology, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Ali Rizvi, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei

Dr. Muhammad Usman Awan, Institute of Quality & Technology Managment, Lahore, Pakistan

Dr. Amber Gul Rashid, IBA, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Shazia Ghani, Prime Minister’s Performance Delivery Unit Prime Minister’s Office, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Dr. Salman Razavi, Hailey College, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan

Mr. Obaid ur Rehman, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Muhammad Saleem, Banking Service Corporation, State Bank of Pakistan, Karach,i Pakistan

Mr. Abdul Wahid, Department of Management Sciences, National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad, Pakistan

Dr. Afshan Huma, Dept of Educational Planning Policy Studies and Leadership, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Mr. M. Nasir Khan, Deputy Director (Insurance), Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan

Abdul Saboor, Apna Micro Finance Bank, Vehari, Pakistan

Mr. Saghir Ahmed Khan, Senior Offcials of Income Tax Department, Government of Pakistan

Dr. Khalida Tanveer, Federal Urdu University, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Shahid Habib, Department of Governance and Public Policy, National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad

Mr. Usman Aslam, Superior University, Lahore, Pakistan








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