About the Journal

Focus and Scope

About the Journal
Apex Journal of Business and Management is an academic, not-for-profit, blind peer reviewed journal of business and social sciences across managerial disciplines. It aims to provide professors, scholars, managers, academicians, scientists, industrial professionals, researchers, students and learned members of the community from all over the world and authentic Open Access platform featuring scholarly research, reviews and perspectives on the state of current research topics of interdisciplinary interest. The AJBM biannual journal is published both in print and electronic forms in the months of September and March every year. It is a unique journal published from Nepal.

The journal strives to create a platform where scholars, experts and thinkers exchange informed critical and respectful contributions on important topics to business, social science and technological domains across disciplines for the larger good of the people.

The vision of the journal is to build human capital through the leading platform for inter-disciplinary research and writing, known for its high standards, innovative approach, and impact on the learned community.


  • Publish the highest quality research and writing across business disciplines, social sciences and technological advancements.
  • Increase the visibility to impact of the journal for developing human capital through continuous research sharing.
  • Create intellectual capital.

Key Objectives

  • To publish high quality research articles reviews and perspectives per issue and move forward the interdisciplinary discourse on improving business management conditions.
  • To provide authors with detailed and constructive feedback within weeks of their submission of articles.
  • To expand online readership across continents in the first year of publication.
  • To keep a tally of interdisciplinary knowledge and theory building works from the submissions received on making the business discourse more sustainable, smart and practicable.
  • To ensure the implementation of copyright and intellectual property laws.
  • To explore tools and resources for visibility of the journal and maintenance of its academic standards for dissemination of research stop

The journal uses a rigorous peer-review process led by a team of experts from Nepal and abroad, to ensure high quality and impacts of published research and writing in pursuit of productive and practicable innovation. Articles are subject to initial editor screening followed by a blind peer review before publication. Submissions are invariably checked for plagiarism. Manuscripts must be between 5 to 20 pages, in APA formats, that is between 3000 to 8000 words, excluding references.

AJBM calls scholars, managers, academicians, scientists, industrial professionals and researchers from all over the world to submit their unpublished original work for inclusion in our upcoming issue. All submissions are reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical research, and relevance to journal contributions. AJBM highly welcomes theoretical, technical research as well as empirical papers in the area of business, management, social science, technology innovation and emerging trends. All the accepted articles will be published in the upcoming issue of the journal with online and print

Publication Frequency

AJBM publishes two issues per year.

Open Access Policy

This journal offers immediate free access to its content, following the principle that making scientific knowledge freely available to the public provides greater global democratization of knowledge.

The articles in AJBM are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International license CC BY-NC 4.0

This license requires that reusers give credit to the creator. It allows reusers to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format, for noncommercial purposes only.

Peer-Review Process

Research and review articles received from open call and individual invitation are peer reviewed, before publication. The managing editor sends original research and review articles to section editors for initial review of the work's relevance to the journal. They submit draught decisions to the editor in chief for final decisions about further review or rejection. The initial review process will be short, and not last longer than six weeks. Perspectives, including case studies at interviews, or reviewed by section editors and cleared with the editor in chief. These are not subject to double-blind peer review. Names of the review board displayed will be contacted for assistance to search experts in the same area and may be requested to review also. It consists of 6 levels of review including editorial and blind peer review as follows:

Level 1: Checking paper structure.

Level 2: Checking and detailed checking of plagiarism (less than 10%, no paragraph should have half to full paragraph plagiarism). Also check for unique title by searching the title in Google, Google Scholar and plagiarism checker results.

Level 3: Checking grammar and typographic mistakes using integrated Grammarly software.

Level 4: Checking review methods, format, title, keywords, tables & figures, and citations.

Level 5: Review of analysis/results/novelty, further improvements, journal to be considered, area, type, through double-blind peer review.

Level 6: After journal formatting, DOI, checking page numbers, glancing on PDF before final publication by editor and author proofreading.

Copyright Statement

All manuscripts must be submitted with a Publication agreement Form signed by all authors. The form must contain the following three essential items relating to the manuscript:

A statement of responsibility, whereby the authors declare responsibility for the content of the manuscript and agree to disclose all sources of funding and declare all potential conflicts of interest. Authors must also ensure that the article is original and is not under consideration by any other journal.

Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

Publisher and Source of Support

Apex Journal of Business and Management is published by Apex College, Mid-Baneshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal.


The scholarly papers as reviewed and published by Apex College, Kathmandu, Nepal are the views and opinions of their respective authors and are not the views or opinions of the Apex Publication. The Apex disclaims of any harm or loss caused due to the published content to any party.