Publication Opportunities

All accepted papers would be published as part of Conference Proceedings.

Select papers shall be considered for publication in the Decision June 2015 Special Issues on ‘Managing Critical Resources: Food, Energy and Water’. The Special Issues shall be guest edited by Prof. Paul Shrivastava, David O’Brien Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Enterprise, John Molson School of Business, CANADA and Prof. Runa Sarkar, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

“DECISION” is the flagship publication of the IIM Calcutta, with Springer as publishing partner.“DECISION” was first published in 1974. From 2014, this 40+ year old journal is published quarterly, with issues in March, June, September and December. Decision attempts to contribute to the different aspects of management thought, research and practice within the larger economic, cultural, political and social contexts. More information see:

Best Paper Award

The two best papers, as chosen by a panel of experts, will be given the Best Paper Award. These awards shall be announced on the last day of the conference. The decision of the panel will be final and binding. In addition, to encourage doctoral students to participate in the conference, a special separate award will be given for the best paper by a doctoral student at the conference. (For co-authored papers, the doctoral student should be the first author).