MCBIS 2017 : Management Conclave on Business, Innovation & Sustainability
Call For Papers
KEY SUBTHEME AREAS :
We welcome papers and posters on a wide variety of topics that address issues of importance to managers, marketers, consumers, and policy makers. All papers will be reviewed by respected scholars in a double-blind review process. Full papers or extended abstracts may be published in the conclave proceedings.
*Marketing strategies for innovative and sustainable business
*Innovative paradigms in banking and finance sector
*Managing human resource in innovative and sustainable business
*Agribusiness Management for innovative and sustainable markets
*Entrepreneurship and innovation for sustainable markets
*Managing information technology for sustainable innovation
*Managing manufacturing and operations in innovative and sustainable markets
*Managing intellectual properties in innovative and sustainable markets
*Business analytics for smarter market place.
Best Paper Award: To recognize the outstanding contribution with a particular focus on the theme of the conclave, one paper shall be selected for the Best Paper award. The criteria for review and evaluation would be Rationale, Applicability, Methodology, Originality, Conclusions, Managerial Implications and relevance etc.
GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION :
Selection of papers for presentation will be based on detailed abstracts of up to 1,000 words. Abstracts must include a clear indication of the purpose of research, methodology, major results, implications, and key references. The author(s) should clearly mention under what area of interest of the conclave the abstract is to be included. They should adhere to the following for both abstract and full paper :
Abstract: 500 - 1,000 words
Full Paper: Max 6,000 words excluding title/cover page and references
Margins 2.5 cm. or 1 inch
Font Times New Roman, 12 point
Title page Title, author(s), affiliation(s), contact details
Key words Four to Five
Abstracts will be blind reviewed and only those abstracts approved by the reviewers will be selected. A soft copy of the abstract in Microsoft Word should reach the conclave coordination committee not later than November 20, 2016 addressing to email@example.com with subject line as “Abstract Submission”. Authors will be notified of acceptance by November 25, 2016. Acceptance of the abstract implies that at least one of the authors will attend the conclave and present the paper. In case a paper is submitted for presentation in absentia, a processing fee of Rs. 1000/- would be charged.
GUIDELINES FOR FULL PAPER SUBMISSION :
One soft copy in MS-Word format of the paper selected for presentation at the conclave will have to be submitted to the conclave coordination committee by December 15, 2016 addressing to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line as “Full Paper Submission”. Papers must include a clear indication of the purpose of research, methodology, major results, implications, and key references. For references and footnotes, authors should use the style followed by APA.
Registration fee of Rs 2,500 per academic participant and Rs 5,000 per industry participant should be sent latest by December 15, 2016 through a demand draft in favour of Convener, MCBIS-2017, payable at Rourkela to the address mentioned below. For students, the fee would be Rs 1,500. You may choose to pay the amount through NEFT with the details mentioned below and send us a mail citing payment details.
Account Number: 36089649387
Account Name: Convener, MCBIS 2017
IFSC Code : SBIN0002109
SWIFT Code : SBININBB137
MICR Code : 769002007
Bank Name : State Bank of India, NIT Campus, Rourkela
Registration fee will include inaugural dinner, lunch and tea for the conclave days, and a copy of the conclave proceedings. Registration form is attached with the conclave brochure. The registration form should be sent along with the demand draft.
The conclave is being held in the campus of the Institute. Limited number of rooms is available at the Institute Guest Houses located in the campus for conclave participants on payment on first come first basis. Request for reservation of room should be sent along with full payment by December 15, 2016. Alternatively, you could reserve a room at any of the leading hotels in Rourkela.
KEY DATES :
Last Date for Abstract Submission November 20, 2016
Notification of Acceptance of the Abstract November 25, 2016
Last Date for Submission of Selected Papers December 15, 2016
Last Date for Registration Fees December 15, 2016
Conclave Dates January 07-08, 2017
CONCLAVE SECRETARIAT :
Dr. Rajeev Kumar Panda, Convener
School of Management
National Institute of Technology Rourkela
Rourkela, Odisha-769008, India