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I am using natbib with the agsm style,

if i have an entry as;

author = {Buchko, Aaron A.},
title= {The effect of leadership on values-based management},
year = {2007},
journal = {Leadership \& Organization Development Journal},
volume = {28},
number = {1},
pages = {36-50},
doi = {10.1108/01437730710718236}

I get the following;

Buchko, A. A. (2007), `The effect of leadership on values-based management', Leadership & Organization Development Journal 28(1), 36-50.

But I believe I can get the following;

Buchko, A. A. (2007), `The effect of leadership on values-based management', Leadership & Organization Development Journal Vol. 28 No. 1 pp. 36-50.

What am I doing wrong?

a minimum working example would be as follows;

\documentclass [a4paper,notitlepage,11pt] {article}





% content
\citet[p.~38]{ Buchko2007} states organisation values as a ``specific set of ... sta


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I don't think you're doing anything wrong. I get exactly the same output as you report when I run LaTeX and BibTeX on an MWE (minimum working example) that takes your entry and specifies agsm as the bibliography style. (You are loading the both the natbib and har2nat packages, to make the agsm bibliography style work with natbib, right?) – Mico Mar 21 '13 at 5:10
@Mico, I somewhat agree, but if you look at agsm.bst you have lines that clearly show there is code to show the second option, ie line 349 { "pp.~" pages n.dashify * }, line 356 FUNCTION {format.vol.num.pages} and line 282 { "Vol." volume tie.or.space.connect – thydzik Mar 21 '13 at 7:16
@Mico, i don't load har2nat as I believe that only affects the way you cite the references, not the display of references. either-way I get the same results anyway. – thydzik Mar 21 '13 at 7:20
from a bit of investigating, it looks like the Vol and PP only come up with types inproceedings or incollection. And there is no allowance for "No.". – thydzik Mar 21 '13 at 8:04
i guess the question should now be, which style will give me what I am after? – thydzik Mar 21 '13 at 8:12

The function article of your style uses another output routine as other functions. To achieve what you want you have to change two functions as shown below. However I really recommend biblatex which is more suitable to customize the bibliography.

First Function format.vol.num.pages:

FUNCTION {format.vol.num.pages}
{ volume embolden field.or.null
  number empty$
    { "{\ \bf No.\ " number * "}" * *
      volume empty$
    { "there's a number but no volume in " cite$ * warning$ }
  pages empty$
    { duplicate$ empty$
    { pop$ format.pages }
    { ",~pp.~" * pages n.dashify * }

Second Function embolden

FUNCTION {embolden}
{ duplicate$ empty$
    { pop$ "" }
    { "{\bf Vol.\ " swap$ * "}" * }

After this changes you get:

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