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Special issue on Business Research in India

Special issue call for papers from Journal of Management Development

Special issue on “Business Research in India"

Guest Editor: Prof Rajesh K Pillania, Management Development Institute, India.

Relevance and Importance of the Topic

We are in the knowledge economy and research has a key role in increasing the knowledge base and has gained increased significance. India is one of the fastest growing economies and the role and significance of India in the global economy is continuously increasing. One after another studies have projected India as one of leading future economy. India offers enormous opportunities to both individuals and organizations. At the same time India also provide numerous challenges. Business research has an important role in the Indian growth story. Contributions are invited on various aspects of business research in India.

A Suggested List of Topical Areas: A list of suggested topics includes but is not limited to the following:

Ø      History and Growth of Business Research in India
Ø      Special Issues in Indian context
Ø      Environment for Business Research in India
Ø      Research in Indian Business Schools/Universities
Ø      Research in Indian Business Houses
Ø      Emerging Issues in Business Research
Ø      Challenges for Business Research in India
Ø      Future of Business Research in India
The Journal of Management Development draws together the thinking and research relating to the role played by managers in their immediate environment, and the ways in which they can widen their responsibilities to take on larger roles. The main objective of the journal is to provide an international communication medium for all those working in the management development field whether from industry, consulting or academic institutions.Empirical approaches, case studies, analytical modeling, and conceptual/theoretical papers are all encouraged. The guidelines for authors are available on the journal website at:
Electronic submissions through email are preferred.


Deadline for Submission of Papers                       January 15, 2010.
Notification of Acceptance                                   May  31, 2010.
Expected Publication Date                                   Late 2010.

Contact information

Prof. Rajesh K Pillania, Ph.D.