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Focus and Scope

The Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce (FMSC), University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJ), Sri Lanka publishes Vidyodaya Journal of Management (VJM) which is a double blind peer reviewed journal. VJM disseminates and shares new knowledge among academics, professionals and other pertinent parties by publishing high quality research papers in the areas of business, management and relevant multidisciplinary studies. The ultimate criterion for a paper to be accepted in VJM is that, it should significantly contribute to the development of coherent bodies of knowledge, so that an informed reader is likely to learn something new from it. VJM also emphasize that the lessons for practice needed to be grounded in rigorous theoretical and empirical research.

VJM was first published in July 2015 and will publish two issues a year. The Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce (FMSC) is a pioneer in management education in the Sri Lankan university system and it has an eminent history of more than 50 years. The Faculty’s research involvements are a strong indication of innovation and intellectual challenge that demonstrates its leadership in management education in Sri Lanka and in the region of South Asia.

Publication Frequency

The Vidyodaya Journal of Management publishes two issues per year.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. There is no embargo on the journal’s publications.

Copyright on any research article published in the Vidyodaya Journal of Management (VJM) is retained by the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

The articles are published under a Creative Commons license agreement which grants third parties the right to use, reproduce, and share the article according to the terms of the licence.

Archiving Policy

This journal is available for LOCKSS harvesting, to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. See LOCKSS harvesting start page.


The journal is supported by institutional funds from the Faculty Development fund of the


The Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce’s management journal first published in 2002 as Vidyodaya Journal of Management Science, but it was re-launched in 2015 as Vidyodaya Journal of Management (VJM).

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