Management Convergence

Management Convergence

Patron:  Vice Chancellor, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India

Editor-in-Chief: Professor L. S. Sharma, Department of Management, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India

Editorial Board:

Prof. E. Nixon Singh, Department of Management, Mizoram University

Dr. Amit Kumar SinghDepartment of Management, Mizoram University

Dr. Bidhukanti DasDepartment of Management, Mizoram University

Dr. R. K. Giridhari SinghDepartment of Management, Mizoram University

Ms. LalropuiiDepartment of Management, Mizoram University

Advisors:

Prof. Alina Hyz, Department head, Department of Accounting, Technological Educational

Institute of Epirus, Preveza, Greece.

Prof.. Maria Parlinska, Head. Chair of Quantitative Methods, Faculty of Economics Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland.

Prof. Konstantin Laswsithiotakis, Vice Rector, and Executive Director, School of Techonology and Business, VIA University.

Dr. Valerie Pricilla Goby, Professor, College of Business Sciences, Zyad University, Dubai.

Dr. Josepj A. Kimeme, Dean, Faculty of Commerce, Mzumbe University, Mzumbe, Tanzania.

Prof. Hiromasa Tanaka, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Meisei University, Japan.

Prof. Sameer Verma, Director, Centre for Business Solution, SanFrancisco State University, U. S. A.

Prof. Pankaj Kumar, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Prof. Arnab K. Laha, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

Prof. S. K. Singh, Vice-Chancellor, Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Kameshwaranagar, Darbhanga, Bihar.

Prof. A. K. Das Mohapatra, Department of Business Administration, Shambalpur University, Orissa.

Prof. Gautam Dutta, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata.

Prof. NVR Jyoti Kumar, Dean, School of Economics, Management and Information Sciences, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram.

Prof. Lianzela, Department of Economics, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram.

Prof. G.P. Prasain, Department of Commerce, Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal, Manipur.

Dr. S. S. Sarkar, School of Management, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam.

Guidelines for Authors & Ethics Policy

1. The manuscript(s) should be supported with empirical data and showing the applicability of the theory and neatly typed on one side of A-4 size papers with double space within 12-15 pages. (Font-12 pt; Style-Times New Roman)

2. Soft copies of the manuscript(s) should be submitted to the e-mail address editormgtconv@gmail.com without the author(s)’s name mentioned on the body of the manuscript (s) excepting on the cover page and in similar pattern hard copy to be submitted.

3. The manuscript(s) should be accompanied with an abstract of a brief biographical sketch of the author(s) within 150 words.

4. There should be separate title page containing the title of the manuscript(s), author(s) name, designation, detailed address with E-mail ID, mobile number and acknowledge, if any.

5. A declaration certificate should be submitted in a separate sheet stating that the manuscript(s) is his/her original contribution neither accepted to be published nor elsewhere published nor are free from plagiarism. The manuscripts will be subjected to blind review by a peer reviewing committee.

6. All contributions submitted will be subjected to peer blind review and the decision of the Editorial Committee will be final at all. The accepted papers are required to pay a processing fee for Rs. 1,000/- (one thousand). The payment may be made by bank draft in favour of “Editor, Management Convergence” payable at Aizawl.

7. The author(s) accepted contribution shall be offered one complimentary copy of the Journal.

8. Manuscript(s) not considered/accepted for publication shall not be sent back and the same shall be informed to the respective contributor(s) through return of e-mail message.

9. Captions, Footnotes and References

All the tables, figures and the graphs should have captions. In captions for tables, figures, graphs and column heading in tables, the first letter of the first word should be capitalized and all other words should be in lower case (except proper nouns). For example, Table 2. India’s trade with USA.

Footnotes in the text should be numbered consecutively in plain Arabic superscripts. All the footnotes, if any, should be typed under the heading ‘Footnotes’ at the end of the paper immediately after ‘Conclusion’. However the footnotes should be avoided in general if they can be substituted by relevant number of references.

Follow the Author-date (Harvard) system for in-text reference: e.g. Raman (1998) observed that…A study (Prasad et.al. 1995) found that…. When it is necessary to refer a specific page(s) of a book, cite it in the text as

Raman (1998, p. 112) observed that… A study (Prasad et.al. 1995,pp.71-86) found that…. If more than one paper by the year: e.g. Raman 1998a, Raman 1998b, and Raman 1998c, so on.

Only cited works should be included in the ‘References’, which should appear at the end of the paper. Follow the reference citation strictly in accordance to the following examples.

Book:Jiambalvo, J. (2001). Managerial Accounting, New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp.20-25.

Government Publications: Annual Report 2002-03. New Delhi: Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Banking.

Chapter in a Book: Gilberto Mendoza. (1995). A primer on marketing channels and margins. Pages 257-276 in Prices, Products and People (Gregory J Scott, ed.). London. Lynne Rienner Publishers.

10. Manuscripts that do not conform to the above guidelines will not be considered for publication. All copyrights will be with the Department of Management, Mizoram University, Aizawl (India). However, the opinions expressed in the articles of this journal will be those of the authors, and will not in any way reflect the objectives or opinion of the Department of Management, Mizoram University, Aizawl (India). Reproducing of any material published in the Journal will require prior written permission of the Editor.