Prof. K. R. S. Sambasiva Rao
Vice Chancellor, Mizoram University
Prof. J. K. Patnayak
Dr. Amit Kumar Singh
Department of Management, Mizoram University
Editor –in- Chief
Prof. L.S. Sharma, Department of Management, Mizoram University
Prof. E. Nixon Singh, Department of Management, Mizoram University
Dr. Bidhukanti Das, Department of Management, Mizoram University
Dr. R. K. Giridhari Singh, Department of Management, Mizoram University
Dr. Lalropuii, Department of Management, Mizoram University
Dr. K. Lalromawia, Department of Management, Mizoram University
Dr. Lalhmingliana Renthlei, Department of Management, Mizoram University
Prof. Sameer Verma, Professor, Information System, College of Business, SanFrancisco State University, U. S. A.
Prof. Hiromasa Tanaka, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Meisei University, Japan.
Dr. Martin Quinn, School of Business, University of Leicester, United Kingdom.
Dr. Nguyen Phuc Canh, School of Banking, University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
Dr. Sunil Kumar, Department of Business Studies, Shinas College of Technology, Sultanate of Oman.
Dr. Glorida Karyawati P, Universitas Prasetiya Mulya, Indonesia.
Prof. Pankaj Kumar, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
Prof. Arnab K. Laha, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Prof. W.C. Singh, Manipur Institute of Management Studies, Manipur University, Manipur.
Prof. S. K. Singh, Institute of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
Prof. Gautam Dutta, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata.
Prof. Ngurtinkhuma, Dean, School of Economics, Management and Information Sciences, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram
Prof. G.P. Prasain, Department of Commerce, Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal, Manipur
Prof. S.S. Sarkar, Department of Business Administration, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam.
Prof. Monika Prakash, Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel management, Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
Dr. Himanshu Bhusan Rout, Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram.
Prof. D. K. Pandey, AMITY Business School, AMITY University, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
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 email@example.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.