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IIMS Journal Of Management Science

Call for Research Papers/Articles:

ISSN (Print): 0976-030X, ISSN (Online): 0976-173X Indexed with "Index Copernicus (2011, ICV-5.22), Indian Science Abstract, Indian Citation Index, Google Scholar-Gate, EBSCO Discovery, SUMMON (Pro-Quest).

With pleasure we invite you to contribute research paper/an article to ‘IIMS JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE” a Blind & peer-reviewed Journal of the Indian Institute of Management Shillong. The aim of this journal is to provide a platform for researchers, practitioners, academicians and professionals in all areas of Business and Management to share innovative research achievements & practical experiences to stimulate scholarly debate in the development of management science and decision making. This Journal is dedicated to publish high quality research papers in Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Accounting, International Trade, Strategic Management, Technology Management, Operations Management, Operations Research, Supply Chain and Logistics, Project Management, Infrastructure Management, Marketing, Consumer Behaviour, Information Technology Management, Knowledge Based Systems, Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Communication, Business Ethics, Environmental Management, Sustainable Development, Safety Management and Quantitative methods for providing meaningful insights into the substantial management content both in Indian as well as global context. Original research papers, conceptual articles and case studies are always welcome. We invite you and your esteemed colleagues and research scholars to contribute papers to the journal.

The IIMS Journal of Management Science is published three times in a year (January-April, May-August and September-December).The data, information, opinions, and contents appearing in articles/ research papers/case studies in this journal are the sole responsibility of the concerned author(s).The Editor/Editorial Team/Reviewers/Publishers accept no accountability of charge due to any imprecise or ambiguous data, information, opinions and contents that might appear in this journal. 

You may send one copy of your research paper/article in the form of MS Word file attached to an E-mail to:

Prof. Naliniprava Tripathy,
Editor-IIMS Journal of Management Science,
Indian Institute of Management Shillong
Nongthymmai, Mayurbhanj Palace
Shillong, Meghalaya -793014
Tel: 91 364 2308000

Declaration of Authors

I do hereby acknowledge that the research paper titled “---------“is my own and original work. It has not been published before either in full or part and is not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere and the articles/research paper contain no unlawful statements and it is no way surpasses of the rights of others nor breach of any law. 



The Editorial Board


Dr.Naliniprava Tripathy

Editorial Team

Dr. Neelam Rani
Dr. Nitin
Dr. Sanjita Jaipuria
Dr. Bidyut Gogoi
Dr. Debasisha Mishra

Editorial Advisory Board

  • S no.
  • Members
  • 1
  • Prof. D.P.Goyal, Director, IIM Shillong, India 
  • 2
  • Prof.Paul Shrivastava, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada 
  • 3
  • Prof. Richard Ponarul, California State University ,USA 
  • 4
  • Prof. W. Jean Kwon, St. John's University ,USA 
  • 5
  • Prof.Robert Clift, University of Tasmania ,Australia 
  • 6
  • Prof. S.K.Sinha,IIM Ahmedabad,India 
  • 7
  • Prof. Rakesh Sah, Montana State University, USA 
  • 8
  • Prof.Satyendra Singh, University of Winnipeg, Canada 
  • 9
  • Prof.Prashant Mishra IIM Calcutta, India
  • 10
  • Prof. Jatin Pancholi, Middlesex University,London, U.K 
  • 11
  • Prof. Sorin Tuluca, Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA 
  • 12
  • Prof. Harjeet S.Bhabra, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada 
  • 13
  • Prof.S. Viswanathan, Nanyang Business School, Singapore 
  • 14
  • Prof.Phani Tej Adidam, University for Nebraska, Omaha, USA

Review Member

Dr. Goloknath

Vice President and Chief Economic Adviser 
The Clearing Corporation of India Ltd.
Senapati Bapat Marg,Lower Parel,
Mumbai - 400 013,India

Dr. V.K Gupta 

Indian Institute of management Indore
Pigdamber Road Parbandhshikhar, Rau,
Indore, 453331, MP, India 

Dr.Saumya Singh

Associate Professor
Department of management Studies,
IIT Dhanbad, Dhanbad-826004,

Dr.Marcos Ferasso

SENAC Faculty of Technology,
Santa Catarina, Brazil

Dr.O.P. Wali 

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade IIFT Bhawan B-21, Qutab Institutional Area
New Delhi,India

Dr. Sajal Kabiraj 

Professor, Business Management,
Dongbei University of Finance and Economics,
217 Jianshan Stret, Sha He Kou District, Dalian,
P.R. China-116025.

Dr.Fred Mugambi 

Mwirigi Director, JKUA ,
Mombase Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology,

Dr.Seema Bhate 

University of Sunderland, UK


Professor, Associate Professor,
IIM Lucknow, Lucknow,
Uttar Pradesh 226013, India

Dr Matthias Nnadi 

AFA, FFTA, School of Management,
Cranfield University,
Cranfield Bedfordshire, UK

Mr.Rajendra M. Ganatra 

Managing Director and CEO ,
India SME Asset Reconstruction Company Limited (ISARC),Mumbai, India

Dr. Deepak Tandon

Professor - ( Finance & Accounting Area),
International Management Institute (IMI),
B - 10, Qutab Institutional Area, Tara Crescent,
New Delhi 110016

Dr.Seshadev Sahoo 

Associate Professor
IIM Lucknow, Lucknow,
Uttar Pradesh 226013, India

Dr. Anil K. Sharma

Department of Management Studies,
IIT Roorkee, India

Dr.Noel Yahanpath

Eastern Institute of Technology,
Napier, New Zealand. 

Submission Guidelines 

The aim of journal is to provide a platform for researchers, practitioners, academicians and professional from diverse domains of management to share innovative research achievements & practical experiences to stimulate scholarly debate in the development of management science and decision making. Journal is dedicated to publish high quality research papers providing meaningful insights into the subject areas.

Author's Guidelines:

The following format should be used for referring books, articles in journals, electronic documents etc:

  • The editorial team has the right to modify or edit the work in order to match the standard and style requirement of the journal.
  • Please check your manuscript for clarity, grammar, spellings, punctuation, and consistency of references to minimize editorial changes.
  • References must be given in alphabetical order and typed on a separate page, single-spaced, at the end of the paper.
  • All Equations must be very cleared and numbered consecutively on the right margin. Mathematical expressions, figures and charts should be presented in a way that will be easily printable. All Figures (charts, diagrams and line drawings) and Plates (photographic images) should be submitted in electronic form. They should be of clear quality, in black and white and numbered consecutively.
  • Figures must be titled and numbered consecutively.
  • Tables must be numbered consecutively. Author must confirm that the title, column headings, captions, etc. are clear and to the point. Source must be mentioned below the table if any.
  • Manuscripts may contain footnotes /end note. References should be placed at the end of the paper and arranged alphabetically.
  • Each manuscript should include keywords and JEL Classification of Paper
  • The Manuscript should contain an abstract of about 200-250 words that clearly indicates the objective, approach and Practical implications of paper.
  • The cover page of the article should contain: (a) title of the manuscript (b) Name(s) of authors (c) Professional affiliation (d) Address of correspondence and Email. Kindly note that authors name should not be mentioned in any other page.
  • Editorial Procedure 

    The Editors reserve the right to reject/ return to the author(s) any manuscript that in their opinion is not suitable for publication in IIMS Journal of Management Science, without expressly stipulating the reasons for doing so. Under no circumstances will the identity of the reviewer(s) and referee(s) be disclosed to the author(s) or to any other third party not involved in the editorial process. 

    Manuscript Submission;

    Submission of a manuscript implies that the work has not been published, accepted or is under reviews elsewhere. The publisher will not be held legally responsible for any claims for compensation. 

    Manuscript Submission:

    Submission of a manuscript implies that the work has not been published, accepted or is under reviews elsewhere. The publisher will not be held legally responsible for any claims for compensation. 

    Review process:

    Research Papers/Articles received will immediately be put before the editorial committee for initial review. The selected papers will be sent to reviewers for their opinion with a request to pass on the same in three months. An effort is made to publish a paper duly recommended by a reviewer within a period of six months. Correspondence and proofs for correction will be sent to the first author unless otherwise specified. The article will be published after receipt of the corrected proofs from the authors. 


    The publisher retains the copyright to the submitted papers. By submitting their papers, author(s) agree to transfer their copyrights to publisher. The authors are accountable for copyright permission for any part of the content of their articles. The views, information, data analysis expressed in the articles/research papers by the authors are their own and not the Editor or the Board. The authors are required to sign the “Transfer of Copyright” agreement before article/research paper is published in the journal.

    Journal article:

    Bekaert, G., Harvey, C.R. and Lundblad, C. (2007) ‘Liquidity and expected returns: lessons from emerging markets’, Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 20, pp.1783–1831. 


    BGeddes, K.O., Czapor, S.R., Labahn, G. (1992): Algorithms for Computer Algebra. Kluwer Publishing, Boston 

    Online Document

    Cartwright, J.: Big stars have weather too.IOP Publishing Physics Web. (2007). Accessed 26 June 2007 


    The Editor/ editorial member/ reviewer/ editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author / editorial advisers, and the publisher.

    Journal Issues

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    • JMS- Vol 10-No 3 Sep-Dec 2019
    • JMS- Vol 10-No 1 & 2 Jan-Aug 2019
    • JMS- Vol 9-No 3 Sep-Dec 2018
    • JMS- Vol 9-No 2 May-Aug 2018
    • JMS- Vol 9-No 1 Jan-Apr 2018
    • JMS- Vol 8-No 3 Sep-Dec 2017
    • JMS- Vol 8-No 2 May-Aug 2017
    • JMS- Vol 8-No 1 Jan-Apr 2017
    • JMS- Vol 7-No 3 Sep-Dec 2016
    • JMS- Vol 7-No 2 May-Aug 2016
    • JMS- Vol 7-No 1 Jan-Apr 2016
    • JMS- Vol 6-No 3 Sep-Dec 2015 
    • JMS-Vol 6-No 2 May-Aug 2015 
    • JMS-Vol 6-No 1 Jan-April 2015 
    • JMS-Vol 5-No 2 Jul- Dec 2014 
    • JMS-Vol 5-No 1 Jan-Jun 2014 
    • JMS-Vol 4-No 2 Jul-Dec 2013
    • JMS-Vol 4-No 1 Jan-Jun 2013 
    • JMS-Vol 3-No 2 Jul-Dec 2012 
    • JMS-Vol 3-No 1 Jan-June 2012
    • JMS-Vol 2-No 2 Jul-Dec 2011 
    • JMS-Vol 2-No 1 Jan-June 2011
    • JMS-Vol 1-No 2 Jul-Dec 2010 
    • JMS-Vol 1-No 1 Jan-June 2010