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Release of NIMS Journal of Management Research :

Sub : Call for Research Papers for publication in NIMS Journal of Management Research

Greetings from the National Institute of Management Studies (NIMS).

NIMS takes immense pleasure in inviting original unpublished Research Papers for the maiden issue of its half-yearly journal "NIMS Journal of Management Research" from Academicians, Industry Analysts as well as Policy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 15, 2012
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.

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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 8 pages.

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 cover page.

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 below.

  • (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.
Ph: 044-65384011
Email: nimschennai@kcgcollege.com / research@nimschennai.com
Website: www.nimschennai.com

Editorial Committee

1. Ms.S.Veena, MBA, (Ph.D.)
. . Assistant Professor

2. Dr.O.S. Saravanan, M.Com, M.Sc., MBA, ICWAI - Inter, Ph.D.
. . Assistant Professor

.3. Ms. Lavanya L, MBA, M.Sc. (Psy), ACS-Inter, M.Phil., (Ph.D.)
. . 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, Ph.D..
. . Professor and Head, Department of Commerce, University of Madras
. . Chairperson - School of Business and Management & Director - Evening Programmes


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