CfP: Conference on Excellence in Research and Education @ IIM Indore [May 3-5]: Submit by Feb 28: Expired


Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, from the Maha Upanishad is the corner stone of Indian culture. It reiterates the importance of inclusivity for the society at large. In this regard, institutions play a critical role in any society. On the other hand, innovation plays a critical role for the survival and progress of an institution. The conference theme is grounded on this triad: institution, inclusion and innovation. Institution occupies the center-stage as it drives growth and well-being of any society through inclusivity and innovation. The conference invites scholarly work that focuses on what the institutions can do to foster inclusivity and sustain innovation at different levels.


A Doctoral Colloquium for all doctoral students who are either at early proposal stage or advanced stage of their thesis work shall be organized. This event will bring together doctoral scholars from different disciplines of management studies, providing an opportunity for interaction and networking with scholars and peers who share common interests. During the colloquium there will be paper presentations by participants from different institutes. Full time doctoral students will make presentations on their thesis topics.


The Conference is open for both academicians (researchers, doctoral students, professors, academic and research associates and other members of student community) and practitioners (senior middle and lower management, R&D personnel’s).


Abstract Submission System Opens:  28th January’19
Abstract Submission Deadline: 28th February’19
Intimation of Acceptance: 1st April’19
Submission of Selected Papers and Payment of Registration fee –
Early Bird Deadline: 10th April’19
Late Registration Deadline: 15th April’19
Conference Dates:  3-5 May’19

  1. Please submit an extended abstract of the paper in not more than 2000 words (excluding tables, figures and references).
  2. Your extended abstract should cover the following aspects: (a) the study hypotheses (if applicable), (b) brief literature review, (c) methodology adopted, (d) empirical or theoretical results and (e) implications for theory and practice. Incomplete submissions will not be sent out for review.
  3. Formatting of extended abstract:
  4. The entire extended abstract submission (title page in Title Case, abstract, main text, figures, graphs, tables, references, etc.) must be in ONE document using one of the following formats:
    • Portable Document   Format (.pdf), Microsoft   Word (.doc,.docx)
    • Figures, graphs, tables, appendices, and references, and appendices should follow the American Psychological Association (APA) Style Guide.
    • Use Times New Roman 12−point font, double spaced, 1−inch (2.5 cm) margin all around, and 8.5” × 11” page setting. References maybe single spaced.
    • To facilitate    the    blind    review    process, remove ALL Author−identifying information, including acknowledgments, from the uploaded document. Self−references that give away the authors’ identity should also be avoided. If self−referencing is essential then it should be in third person.

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