Release of NIMS Journal of Management
Sub : Call for Research Papers
for publication in NIMS Journal of Management Research
Greetings from the National Institute of Management Studies
NIMS takes immense pleasure in inviting original unpublished
Research Papers for the maiden issue of its half-yearly journal
"NIMS Journal of Management Research" from Academicians,
Industry Analysts as well as Policy makers and consultants.
The journal proposes to cover quality research papers pertaining
to issues of current interest in all functional areas of management.
Each of the papers published in the journal will be selected
through a rigorous reviewing and screening process. The journal
shall have ISSN recognition.
Important Dates for
June 2012 issue -
Deadline to submit full paper: February 15, 2012
Notification of accepted papers / needed restructuring: March
Deadline to submit full paper (in the prescribed format):
March 31, 2012
Please find enclosed
guidelines for submission. Do circulate this among colleagues
interested in participating. If you have any query regarding
the journal, kindly contact us at the below mentioned address.
Look forward to research articles.
ABOUT NIMS: National
Institute of Management Studies, Chennai, the first Stand
alone B-School of the flag ship Hindustan Group of Educational
Institutions, approved by the AICTE New Delhi and affiliated
to University of Madras, was established in 2004. It is situated
on the IT Corridor at Karapakkam in an excellent educational
scenario of lush green campus environment and easy road connectivity.
National Institute of Management Studies offers Full Time
Two Years MBA Course with a phenomenal learning facility and
profound professional ambience, under the pursuit of the Business
School Environment. We offer a plethora of professionally
anchored knowledge base coupled with career oriented academic
curriculum. NIMS has a mix of highly experienced faculty members
from both academic and industry along with well equipped digital
library, central library and sophisticated computer lab to
enhance the knowledge and wisdom to the students.
NIMS consists of the state-of-the-art infrastructure
facilities and high quality education system which will meet
the requirements of Corporate, Consultancies and Academia.
Guidelines for Submission of articles
Manuscripts should be submitted in both soft as well as hard
copy to the Editor of the journal. It should be typed in Times
New Roman font size 12, with 1.5 line spacing and with margins
of one inch on all sides. The normal size of a paper is about
Cover Page : Manuscript
of a paper should have a cover page providing the title of
the paper, the name(s), address(es), phone, fax numbers and
e-mail address(es) of all authors and acknowledgements if
any. In order to facilitate anonymous review of the papers,
please restrict the author-related information only to the
Abstract : Following
the cover page, there should be an 'abstract' page, which
should contain the title of the paper, the subtitle 'Abstract'
and a summary of the paper in single space, not exceeding
150 words. The text of the paper should not start on this
page, but on a fresh page with the title of the paper repeated.
Structure of the paper :
The paper should start with the title, followed by Introduction,
Objectives, Methodology, Analysis, Findings, Suggestion and
Conclusion. The statistical tools employed should be brought
out in analysis.
References : Indicate
the position of the reference in the text within brackets
by the author's last name and the year of publication; e.g.:
'(Gupta C.B. 2010)' or incorporate it into a sentence, eg:
'as pointed out by Prof.Renu Misra and Dr.Neha Parashar (2008).
At the end of the text, references should be listed in the
alphabetical order of the last names of the authors, in single
line spacing with a title REFERENCES. Examples of how the
references are to be listed at the end of the paper are given
- (If it is a book): Gupta C.B. (2010) Human Resource
Management, Sultan Chand and Sons, New Delhi.
- (If it is an article in a journal): Prof.Renu
Misra and Dr.Neha Parashar (2008) Innovation and Innovative
Solutions Through Partnerships, Indian Journal of Management,
Vol.I, No.1, Sep. -Oct. 2008.
- (If it is an article in an edited book): Pooja
Tripathi , Jayanthi Ranjan. The 2009 International Conference
on Human Resource development (2009 IHRD) date: October
21-22, 2009 Location : Taipei, Taiwan; Special issue in
the Publication of the Graduate Institute of International
Human Resource Development National Taiwan Normal University
162, Section 1, Ho-Ping E. Rd., Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.
.Notes : Do not use footnotes.
Minimize endnotes. If they are unavoidable, number them serially
in the text using superscript and list them together on a
separate sheet under the heading NOTES immediately following
the text of the paper. Notes are not for citing a reference
but for offering a significant explanation, which is important
for understanding the text, but is tangential to the main
idea discussed therein.
Figures and Tables : Each
Figure/Table should be along with the relevant text and figures
and tables are to be separately numbered and titled.
Revised manuscripts :
At the end of the blind review process, the editor informs
the author about the acceptance or rejection of the manuscript.
On acceptance, the author is expected to incorporate the modifications
suggested by the reviewers, if any, and submit a soft copy
and a hard copy of the final revised manuscript.
Processing fee : The
authors whose papers are selected for publication should remit
a processing fee of Rs.750/-.
Policy against simultaneous submission:
Authors should ensure that the manuscript submitted to NIMS
is not simultaneously submitted to any other journal or publisher.
Similarly, it should not be submitted anywhere else during
the pendency of the review process which will take about 3-6
months. Once a manuscript is accepted by or published in NIMS,
it becomes the property of NIMS, whose permission is required
for any operations covered by the Copyright Act.
The official editorial address of
NIMS is :
Dr. G. Srikanth, B.E.,
MBA, Ph.D., PGDMM, PGDMM, PGDCA
Editor, NIMS Journal of Management Research,
National Institute of Management Studies,
KCG Nagar, Old Mahabalipuram Road,
Karapakkam, Chennai - 600 097, Tamil Nadu.
Editorial Committee :
1. Ms.S.Veena, MBA, (Ph.D.)
. . Assistant Professor
2. Dr.O.S. Saravanan, M.Com, M.Sc., MBA, ICWAI - Inter,
. . Assistant Professor
.3. Ms. Lavanya L, MBA, M.Sc. (Psy), ACS-Inter, M.Phil.,
. . Assistant Professor
Expert Committee :
1. Dr. R. Thenmozhi, Ph. D.
. . Reader, Department of Management
Studies, University of Madras
2. Dr. S. Gurusamy, M.Com., M.Phil., MBA, PGDM, PDFM,
. . Professor and Head, Department
of Commerce, University of Madras
. . Chairperson - School of Business
and Management & Director - Evening Programmes