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Journal of Indian Business Research

Journal call for papers from Journal of Indian Business Research

The Journal of Indian Business Research is a leading specialist reference resource of academic information and analysis on Indian business.  It highlights cutting edge research, new concepts and theories, and fresh practical ideas and initiatives that can be readily applied to understand business strategies of Indian companies, both in and outside of India, as well as the business strategies of foreign firms operating within India.

The Editors welcome submissions offering insights on any of the critical issues in Indian business. Articles should be between 3,000 and 5,000 words in length.   

All papers are required to have a strong business perspective and will need to make a distinct contribution to the emerging area of Indian business. A wide variety of topics will be suitable for this journal and might include these key research areas: 

  • The Indian Economy
  • Linkages between the Indian economy and the global economy
  • Business strategies 
  •  Industry analysis
  • Market structure 
  •  Indian business strategies 
  •  Indian managerial styles and philosophy
  • Marketing in India
  • Entry strategy in India
  • Globalization of Indian companies
  • Outsourcing/Insourcing
  • The Indian capital market
  • Equity research
  • The Indian consumer market
  • Market and consumer research
  • State owned enterprises in India 
  •  HR management
  • Strategies in the post-liberalization era
  • Market orientation
  • Indian exports
  • FDI in India
  • Business culture and ethics
  • Information technology and the software sector
  • Public policy and management
  • Entrepreneurship in Indian business
  • NRI population and the large Indian diaspora
  • Multinational corporations in India
  • Management Information Systems
  • Leadership and growth
  • Innovation and R & D in Indian business
  • Managing enterprise growth and change
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Leveraging technology for accessing the rural markets
  • Low cost sustainable business models for emerging markets 
  •  Serving the poor profitably
  • India in the global trade arena
  • Comparative studies between India and other countries

Empirical studies, conceptual papers, meta-analyses, literature reviews, case studies, quantitative and qualitative studies, pedagogical innovations, practitioner perspectives, and book reviews are all welcome. Papers can adopt a historical perspective, a current perspective or a future perspective. 

This journal will also be an innovative practice reference that will supply corporate management with insights, techniques and strategies to gain competitiveness and best satisfy their customers. The journal will publish contributions from practitioners along with academics in the field, reporting on the latest strategies, new thinking and initiatives being applied.

The reviewing process

Each paper is first reviewed by the Editors and respective Area Editor. If judged suitable for this publication, it is then sent to two referees for double blind peer review. Based on the peer review, the Area Editor then decides whether the paper should be accepted as it is, revised or rejected.

Please send submissions to [email protected] or for more information, contact the Publisher, Claire Jackson, at [email protected]