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Evidence Based Modelling in Management

Special issue call for papers from Journal of Modelling in Management

Guest Editors

Dr. Imlak Shaikh
Department of Management, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan, India
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Dr. Satyendra Kr. Sharma
Department of Management, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan, India
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Dr. Anil Bhat
Department of Management, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan, India
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Theme of the Special Issue

This Special Issue of Journal of Modelling in Management aims to explore emerging issues on the contemporary theme of "evidence-based practices in business organizations". The Guest Editors welcome papers, from all management streams, that address managerial decision and organizational practice with regard to the evidence. In general, evidence is "the available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid".The Guest Editors welcome submissions that address (but are not limited to) the following topics:

This issue draws attention to the new movements in business sense, such as big-data, business analytics, reverse innovation, business models and social media. A great deal of scientific research has been carried out involving issues relevant to management practices. We propose that Evidence Based Management means making decisions based on best accessible facts, that is, scientific findings and unbiased organizational facts, which are based on critical thinking and best available contemporary and optimal evidence to explicitly use them in management and decision making processes.

This special issue emphasizes the utilization of relevant data (text and number) and facts that are amenable to research modelling processes and evidences, helping managers and owners in future strategic and growth decisions. The editors welcome both quantitative and qualitative methodology-based articles.

The Guest Editors welcome submissions that address (but are not limited to) the following topics:  

  • Strategic management
  • Financial management
  • Marketing management
  • Operations management
  • Human resource management
  • Organizational behavior
  • Innovation management
  • Technology management
  • Information systems management
  • Supply chain management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality and Tourism management
  • Family business management
  • International business management

Submission Deadlines

Submission of First Draft: 31 July, 2015
Review comments returned to authors: 31 October, 2015
Submission of revised-papers: 15 December, 2015
Final Decision: 29 Feb, 2016