Digital Business: New Frontiers in Management | February 4-6, 2016

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CALL FOR PAPERS

 

This conference calls for contributions in the following categories

 

  • Academic  and Practitioners Research papers covering conference themes given above
  • Teaching Cases
  • Practitioner Cases
  • Video/Skype Presentations
  • Whitepapers
  • Poster Presentation

 

AWARDS AND PUBLICATIONS

 

  1. Selected papers/Cases will be invited for presentation in appropriate tracks during the conference. On selection at least one of the authors must agree to present the paper at the conference.
  2. The 250 word abstracts of selected papers for the conference presentation will be published as conference proceeding by 'Emerald'.
  3. Selected papers and cases will be screened and assessed for possible publication in special issues of pertinent journals through Emerald Publications. Only papers presented at the conference will be considered for special issue publications.
  4. All selected papers for the conference will be published in a special issue of FOCUS, the bi-annual journal of IFIM Business School. Selected papers will be published in:
    1. International Journal of Business Analytics and Intelligence
    2. Journal of Network and Information Security

 

Awards for best paper and cases include

 

  1. Best Paper & Runners up – Industry/Academic
  2. Best Case & Runners up - Industry/Academic

 

SUBMISSION DETAILS

 

Participants may send either full papers or extended abstracts by December 25th, 2015

 

 

 

Title Page

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abstract

 

Format

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Limit

 

Suggested flow of paper

 

 

 

 

 

 

Criteria

 

 

Teaching Cases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Criteria for selection

 

 

Practitioner cases

 

 

 

 

 

 

Criteria

Full Papers

 

Paper/Case title

Names of authors in full (Author names must not feature anywhere else in the manuscript except the first page)

Designations & Affiliations,

Sponsors (if any)

 

250 words

 

Titles – Verdana (14pts);

Subheading – Verdana (12pts)

Body – Times New Roman (11pts)

Spacing - 1.15pt

Margins - 1’’ all around

Table - Number and Label above the table,

Figures - Number and Label figures below the content

Figures & Tables feature within body of manuscript

Referencing – APA format

 

15 pages including references

 

Introduction

Literature Review

Methodology

Analysis

Conclusion, Contribution and Limitations

Representative list of references

 

Scope of future works, Emphasis on Methodology, Analysis & Contribution

 

Case

Decision Issue/Problem highlight

Decision Makers/Protagonists

Background of company

Background of issue

Events leading to context

(15 pages incl exhibits)

Must be accompanied with a TN

(10 pages incl exhibits) – Summary, teaching objectives, additional reading if any, target audience, Analysis Questions and Answers, Teaching approach,

“What Happened” section (if there is)

 

Readability, relevance of case, useful for teaching

 

Problem/Issue

Background of company

Background of Issue

Events leading to context

What was done

Outcomes

 

Readability, relevance of case, Potential for transforming into teaching cases

Extended Abstracts

 

Paper/Case title

Names of authors in full (Author names must not feature anywhere else in the manuscript except the first page)

Designations & Affiliations,

Sponsors (if any)

 

250 words

 

Titles – Verdana (14pts);

Subheading – Verdana (12pts)

Body – Times New Roman (11pts)

Spacing - 1.15pt

Margins  - 1’’ all around

Table - Number and Label above the table,

Figures - Number and Label figures below the content

Figures & Tables feature within body of manuscript

Referencing – APA format

 

4 pages including references

 

Introduction

Literature Review

Methodology

Analysis

Conclusion, Contribution and Limitations

Representative list of references

 

Emphasis on Methodology, Analysis & Contribution

Potential for acceptance as a full paper

 

NA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NA

 

 

Problem/Issue

Background of company

Background of Issue

Events leading to context

What was done

Outcomes

 

Readability, relevance of case, Potential for transforming into teaching cases

 

Submit your abstract here

Fill out my online form.

You may write to the submission email id:  Convergence2016@ifimbschool.com

 

Alternatively, you can contact

 

Conference Chair: Dr. Gunjan M. Sharma gunjan.ms@ifimbschool.com

 

Conference Coordinator: Bindushree Priyadarshini bindushree.p@ifimbschool.com

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