Paper Submission Guideline

Deadline for submission of abstracts and full papers

Abstracts accompanied with keywords and JEL code(s), should reach us on or before September 30, 2020. Based on the review process, the authors of the selected abstracts will be intimated at an earliest opportunity.

Authors of selected abstracts are required to make full submission not later than November 10, 2020.


Review Process

The manuscripts will be subjected to a blind review process. The decision of the reviewers will be final and binding.


Submission Guideline

Abstract and Full-Papers complete in all respects should be typed in double-spaced with a letter font size of 12. Authors are required to comply with the APA style of referencing only and submission must be in MS-Word format (no other format will be accepted). For details on APA referencing style, please visit http://www.apastyle.org


Opportunities for Publication

Full Papers of authors that are accepted and having duly completed the registration process will be published in Electronic medium in the form of ‘Compendium of Papers’ bearing an ISBN code. Further, subject to author(s) concurrence, select papers emerging out of double-blind review process & fulfilling submission requirements will be published in the institute refereed journal – SDMIMD Journal of Management (Indexed in EBSCO, Jgate, i-Scholar & journal is in the processing of UGC CARE list).


Abstracts / papers for specific sub-themes are to be sent to the following specific email IDs:

For paper submission
Sub-theme I: Adapting to the new business normal – The Marketing conundrum
Submission Email ID: jayakrishnan@sdmimd.ac.in | Contact: 98862 87474


For paper submission
Sub-theme II: Economic crisis vs. sustainable development
Submission Email ID: venkatraja@sdmimd.ac.in | Contact: 94803 42652


For paper submission
Sub-theme III: Managing employees in difficult times
Submission Email ID: mousumi@sdmimd.ac.in | Contact: 98806 02436


For paper submission
Sub-theme IV: Driving Digital Transformation
Submission Email ID: mminhaj@sdmimd.ac.in | Contact: 98454 58834


For paper submission
Sub-theme V: Advances in Data Analytics and Operations Management
Submission Email ID: lakshminarayana@sdmimd.ac.in | Contact: 95384 69424


For paper submission
Sub-theme VI: Corporate Finance & Financial Markets
Submission Email ID: msriram@sdmimd.ac.in | Contact: 90360 96366