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The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore’s flagship journal IIMB Management Review (IMR) and the Office of the Fellow Programme in Management are organising the tenth IMR Doctoral Conference (IMRDC 2019) on January 4 and 5, 2019, at IIM Bangalore. 

Our objective is to encourage doctoral research and facilitate collaborative work among researchers from different institutions. We aim to provide a forum where insightful feedback from senior researchers and academicians can help improve the quality and rigour of student research. The IMR Doctoral Conference is a benchmark event in India's doctoral community, commended by participants for the thorough and constructive feedback provided through its ‘one exclusive discussant per paper’ format.

We invite full paper submissions from doctoral students in Management, across all areas including Decision Sciences and Information Systems, Economics and Social Sciences, Entrepreneurship, Finance and AccountingMarketingOrganisational Behaviour and Human Resources ManagementProduction and Operations ManagementPublic Policy, and Strategy.

The submissions will be reviewed by a Faculty Committee, from which a set of papers will be selected for presentation. Presenters of accepted papers will be provided accommodation and domestic economy airfare. Papers selected for the conference will be considered for publication in IIMB Management Review, subject to author approval and after completion of the journal’s standard review process.

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Important date

2018-08-22
Draft paper submission deadline
2018-11-12
Draft paper acceptance notification

We invite full paper submissions from doctoral students in Management, across all areas including Decision Sciences and Information Systems, Economics and Social Sciences, Entrepreneurship, Finance and AccountingMarketingOrganisational Behaviour and Human Resources ManagementProduction and Operations ManagementPublic Policy, and Strategy.

Guidlines

  1. Only full paper submissions will be considered. Papers should be submitted through the online portalhttps://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=imrdc2019
  2. Submission Format:
  • Cover page/Author information page: This page should contain the title of the paper, keywords, topic/subject area, abstract (200 words), and author details (name, affiliation, postal address, phone, and email address). Details of the authors’ names and affiliation should not appear anywhere else in the manuscript. In case of multiple authors, the order of placing author names should be specified and the cover page should indicate the designated corresponding author.  
  • Full paper (without author identifiers):
    • This document should not contain author names and details.
    • The paper should contain the title and clearly outlined literature, methodology and results sections.
    • The paper, inclusive of tables, figures and appendices, should be submitted as a single document (Word or PDF).
    • The paper should not exceed 10,000 words.
    • References should be in APA style (The following link can be used for guidelines - http://www.bibme.org/citation-guide/apa/  )
    • The paper must be formatted in Times New Roman, 12-point font with 1.5 line spacing and 1” margin on all sides.
  • The submissions not following the above format will be automatically desk rejected.
  • All submissions will be put through an originality/plagiarism check.

Authors must also submit a nomination letter from the concerned thesis advisor/faculty-member. The letter should comment on the quality of the paper and its contribution to the student’s research agenda, especially for students not at an advanced stage of their research. The nomination letter should contain the signature and affiliation details of the advisor, along with the official seal. A scanned copy of the nomination letter should be emailed to the IMRDC Secretariat at imrc@iimb.ernet.in.

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Important Date
  • Conference Date

    Jan 04

    2019

    to

    Jan 05

    2019

  • Aug 22 2018

    Draft paper submission deadline

  • Nov 12 2018

    Draft Paper Acceptance Notification

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