Submission Guidelines

BIMTECH Shodh Gyaan, primarily addresses people engaged in the practice of management. The mix of research-based articles, reflective perspectives, cases, notes and commentaries, and debate, that BIMTECH Shodh Gyaan carries, aims at communicating management knowledge generated by academic thinking and reflection to practitioners and policy makers in the private, public and governmental sectors. We invite contributions that serve this purpose by communicating new concepts, fresh conclusions from research, lessons from practice, and insights into management excellence. Papers based on theoretical or empirical research should especially emphasize the practical applicability and/or policy implications of the work described. All contributions are peer-reviewed.

 

- Declaration of conflicting interests
BIMTECH Shodh Gyaan encourages authors to include a declaration of any conflicting interests and recommends you review the good practice guidelines on the SAGE Journal Author Gateway.

 

The manuscript should be accompanied by the following:

(1) An abstract of 200–250 words;
(2) An executive summary of about 400 words along with five key words;
(3) A brief biographical sketch (60–80 words) of the author/s describing current designation and affiliation, specialization, number of books and articles published in refereed journals, and membership on editorial boards and companies, etc.

All tables, charts, and graphs should be in black and not in colour. Wherever necessary, the source should be indicated at the bottom. The number and the complexity of exhibits should be as low as possible. All figures should be indicated in million and billion. Endnotes, italics, and quotation marks should be kept to the minimum.

Authors are expected to adhere to standards of correct academic writing. References should be complete in all respects, with authors’ surnames arranged alphabetically, following conventional citation styles. We request authors to follow the APA Style developed by the American Psychological Association. Please refer to the following resources (or any recent updates) for more information:

American Psychological Association. (2009). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6thed.). Washington, DC: Author.

American Psychological Association. (2007). APA style guide to electronic references (PDF). Washington, DC: Author.Available from www.apa.org/books/

In this style, the in-text citation for a journal article appears as follows: Datta (2012, p. 25) concludes that “high license fee leads to a fall in the average physical investment in the telecommunication industry.” The full reference in the list of references will be:

Datta, D. (2012). Spectrum auction and investment in telecom industry: A suggested policy. BIMTECH Shodh Gyaan, 37(1), 19–30. Please refer to the resources indicated earlier for information on how to cite other kinds of sources like books, electronic material, websites, unpublished material etc.

Copyright Wherever copyrighted material is used, the authors should be accurate in reproduction and obtain permission from copyright holders, if necessary. Articles published in BIMTECH Shodh Gyaan should not be reproduced or reprinted in any form, either in full or in part, without prior written permission from the Editor.

Review Process Two or more referees review all contributions by following the ‘double blind’ system. There view process usually takes about three months to one year. BIMTECH Shodh Gyaan reserves the right to make editorial amendments to the final draft of the manuscript to suit the journal’s requirements.

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