ISSN (Print) -1800-4989
ISSN (Online) - 2719-2598
Started - 2015
Frequency: Biannual


Department of Marketing Management, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Journal of Marketing is an international biannual refereed journal published by the Department of Marketing Management, University of Kelaniya with the objective of drawing attention of academia and practitioners to the new developments on Marketing Management and publish their esteem work

Editorial Office

Editor in Chief

Prof. Ravi Dissanayake
Senior Lecturer
Department of Marketing Management
University of Kelaniya

Email Address : ravi@kln.ac.lk

Department of Marketing Management, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 

Conatct: +940112903620
Email: sljmkln@kln.ac.lk

Scope of the Journal

SLJM publishes research articles, case studies and concept papers related to the main domain of marketing management. In addition, authors are invited to submit the research works related to business strategy, entrepreneurship, Economics & Sustainability, international business, Service Management and Logistic Management as extra scopes of the SLJM. The editorial board does the desk review before sending manuscripts to reviewers.


Manuscript Submission

Manuscript Submission and Format

Authors should note that proofs are not supplied prior to publication. The manuscript will be considered to be the definitive version of the article. The author must ensure that it is complete, grammatically correct and without spelling or typographical errors. Before submitting, authors should check their submission completeness.


Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically by e-mail attachments to Editorial office: sljmkln@kln.ac.lk or online submission sesction find below. The attached files should be in MS Word, PDFs. Authors are requested to submit the text, tables, and artwork in electronic form to one of the above addresses. The Publisher and Editor regret that they are not able to consider submissions that do not follow these procedures. All correspondence, including notification of the Editor's decision and requests for revision, takes place by e-mail.

Submission Declaration

Submission of an article expressly implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published seminar, lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out, and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere including electronically in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the copyright-holder.

Each submission must contain “Submission Declaration Statements” in its cover letter as follows: [“I/We hereby confirm that the manuscript has no actual or potential conflict of interest with any party, including but not limited to any financial, personal or other relationship with other people or organization within three years of beginning the submitted work that could inappropriately influence or be perceived to influence. We confirm that the paper has not been published previously, is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, and is not being simultaneously submitted elsewhere.”]

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice

The journal is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and takes all possible measures against any publication malpractices. Each author submitting his/her work to the journal for publication as original article attest that the submitted work represents the author’s contributions and has not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works. Each author acknowledges that he/she has disclosed all and any actual or potential conflict of interest with the work or any benefits associated with it. In the same manner, the journal is committed to objective and fair double-blind peer-review of the submission for publication and to prevent any actual or potential conflict of interest between the editorial and review personnel and the reviewed material. Any departure from the above-defined rules should be reported directly to the Editors-in-Chief, who are unequivocally committed to providing swift resolutions to any such a type of problem. Further to the above, the journal strives to follow the highest standards of publication ethics and the Code of Conduct for Journal Editors.

What is e-Version First

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article.
We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.

Editorial Advisory Board

Local Editorial Board

Mr. Wasantha KumaraSenior Lecturer
University of Kelaniya
Dr. Dharmadasa
University of Colombo
Mrs. Madhuri FernandoSenior Lecturer
University of Kelaniya
Senior Prof. Buddhi Marambe
University of Peradeniya
Prof. Udith Jayasinghe
University of Wayamba
Dr. Lalith Chadralal
University of Sri Jayawardanepura
Dr. Galhenage
University of Ruhuna
Dr. Dushan Jayawickrama
University of Sri Jayawadanepura
Ms. Bimali WijesundaraSenior Lecturer
University of Kelaniya
Prof. Athula Gnanapala
University of Sabaragamuwa
Prof. Nalin Abeysinghe
Open University of Sri Lanka
Dr. Kalpana Ambepitiya
General Sir John Kothalawala Defense University
Dr. Bandula Jayathilaka
University of Rajarata
Mr. Sugeeth PatabendigeSenior Lecturer
University of Kelaniya
Dr. P.N.D. Fernando
University of Kelaniya
Dr. M.M. Hilal
South Eastern University
Mr. Nilantha PereraSenior Lecturer
University of Kelaniya
Ms. Shanika WijenayakeSenior Lecturer
University of Kelaniya

International Editorial Board

Prof Dr Abhijit Ghosh
Lincoln University, Malaysia
Associate Professor. Dr. G.D. Dhameeth,
Department of Economics and Management, Wells College, Aurora, New York, USA
Prof. Murali Sambasivan
Thiagarjar School of Management, India.
Prof. .Peter D Franke
Kiel University of Applied Science, Germany
Associate Prof. Asghar Afshar Jahanshahi
Pontifical Catholic University ,Peru
Dr. Jacqueline Holland
Northumbria University, UK
Prof. P.Sergius Koku
Florida Atlantic University, USA
Prof. Jane Louise Ireland
University of Central Lancashire, UK
Prof. Wei-Lun Chang
National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
Asst. Prof. Saeed Pahlevansharif
Taylor's University ,Malaysia
Dr. Guy Brown
Northumbria University, UK
Prof. Helena Maria Andre Bolini
University of Campinas - Brazil
Prof. Edyta Rudawska
University of Szczecin, Poland
Ast. Professor Mohammed Sawkat Hossain
Jahangirnagar (Govt.) University, Bangladesh
Dr. Nurlida Ismail
Taylor’s University, Malaysia
Dr. Ahmed Ferdous
Deaking University, Australia
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