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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.



IIMS Journal Of Management Science Editorial Team

Dr.Naliniprava Tripathy

Editorial Team
Dr. Neelam Rani
Dr. Nitin
Dr. Sanjita Jaipuria
Dr. Bidyut Gogoi
Dr. Debasisha Mishra
Dr. Gurpreet Kaur
Dr. Ridhi Arora

SNo. 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

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, Professor 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, India
Dr.Marcos Ferasso, Professor SENAC Faculty of Technology, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Dr.O.P. Wali Professor, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade,IIFT Bhawan B-21, Qutab Institutional Area New Delhi,India Gwalior-474010,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, Nairobi,Kenya.
Dr.Seema Bhate, Professor, University of Sunderland, UK
Dr.S.Venkataramanaiah, 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
Dr.Seshadev Sahoo, Associate Professor IIM Lucknow, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh,India
Dr. Anil K. Sharma, Professor 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.

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.

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.

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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

Journals PDF
JMS- Vol 11-No 1 Jan-April 2020
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

Faculty and Staff in the Institute undertake research that may be both internally and externally funded. A illustrative list of research projects follows:

Internally Funded Research projects

Faculty in Charge Project Name
Prof. Arindum Mukhopadhyay Perishability and Optimum Policy: A Study on Supply Chain Management Yardstick of Pineapple in Meghalaya.
Prof. Achyanta Kumar Sarmah Industrial Application of Soft x-ray holography- A Pioneering Study
Prof. Naliniprava Tripathy A Study on Predicting Gold Price: An Auto Regressive Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA) Model Approach.
Prof. Neeti Shukla A Study on Talent Management Practices for Middle Performers in ITES Organizations.
Prof. Rohit Dwivedi A Study on Understanding Narratives of School Learning Climate.
Prof Sanjeeb Kakoty Resource Mapping of select villages in Majuli for Designing Appropriate Development Interventions
Prof. Sanjita Jaipuria Agriculture Supply Chain Practices in Meghalaya State: A Study on Vegetable (Tomato)
Prof. Sanjoy Mukherjee Empowering Women through Education, Skill Acquisition and Health Improvement in Sarada Math and Mission: A Case for Sustainable Development.
Prof. Santosh Prusty A Study on Schools as Engines of Education System-SEES.
Prof. Shankar Purbey A Study on Operational Analysis of Schooling and its Impact on Learning
Prof. Sonia Nongmaithem A Study on Organizational Learning in Healthcare Organizations: Role of Organizational Culture.
Prof. Tapas Kumar Giri A Study on Rapid Assessment of Solid Waste Management in Shillong.

Externally Funded Research projects

Faculty in Charge Project Name
Prof. Rohit Dwivedi Sanitation & Solid Waste Management in Shillong funded by HUDCO-HSMI

Sl Working Paper Series PDF
1 A Study on Predicting Gold Price: An Auto Regressive Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA) model Approach Naliniprava Tripathy IIMS/WPS/01/FIN/2015/01
2 A Study on Ecology Pricing & Ecology Cess with reference to Forest Cover Natalie West Kharkongor IIMS/WPS/02/ECO/2015/02
3 A Study on Talent Management Practices for Middle Performers in ITES Organizations Neeti Shukla IIMS/WPS/03/OB& HR/2015/03
4 Agriculture Supply Chain Practices in Meghalaya State: A Study on Vegetable (Tomato) Sanjita Jaipuria IIMS/WPS/04/OM& QT/2015/04
5 A Study on Organizational Learning in Health Care Organization: Role of Organizational Culture Sonia Nongmaithem IIMS/WPS/05/ OB& HR /2015/05

The serene campus environment and a strong resource base provides for a healthy research climate in the Institute.

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Articles by IIM Shillong Stakeholders

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Alumnus Vivek Singh, PGP(2016-18) Freeing Up the Innovation Space
Dr Neelam Rani Is it safe to make investments in gold at this point?
Alumnus Vivek Singh, PGP(2016-18) Opinion | Understanding the covid-19 response
Dr Naliniprava Tripathy Brick by brick: A revival plan for coronavirus-hit Indian economy
Dr Naliniprava Tripathy,Sushant Sant and Ayush Dharnidharka Covid-19: An opportunity for battered banks to reinvent themselves
Dr. Naliniprava Tripathy,Sushant Sant & Darshan Gosalia Sovereign Gold Bond: Is it a good investment?
Alumnus Vivek Singh, PGP(2016-18) Get the Money Matrix right
Dr. Naliniprava Tripathy, Ayush Dharnidharka & Sushant Sant Too big to fail? Yes Bank bailout sends wrong signals to the banking system
Dr. Naliniprava Tripathy, Ayush Dharnidharka & Sushant Sant Will banks, investors read the signals, as RBI has made its intentions clear
Dr. Naliniprava Tripathy, Ayush Dharnidharka & Sushant Sant All eyes on RBI: Easing of monetary policy key to the revival of economic growth
Dr. Neelam Rani Focus on Education and Skill Building: Much Needed Attention in Budget
Dr. Naliniprava Tripathy, Ayush Dharnidharka & Sushant Sant Budget 2020: How to give India's service sector a leg-up, boost growth
Dr. Naliniprava Tripathy, Harsh Alipuria & Parag Sharma RBI cannot ignore unemployment, must cut interest rates at monetary policy review
Dr. Naliniprava Tripathy & Harsh Alipuria EXPLAINED | GDP calculation: Old vs New; here’s how India measures economic growth
Dr. Naliniprava Tripathy, Harsh Alipuria Budget 2019: How can budget boost confidence of farmers, common man
Dr. Naliniprava Tripathy, Ayush Dharnidharka & Nikita Agrawal How peer to peer financing holds advantage over traditional lenders
Dr. Naliniprava Tripathy, Sushant Sant & Maharshi Chhaya How Blockchain technology is transforming financial services sector; the road ahead