Dear Sir/ Madam,

Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Management Studies and Research is one amongst the leading Management institutes in Central India. It is our continuous endeavour to substantially contribute to management education and practices. We have made a humble beginning in several areas of publication and research, Acumen being  one amongst them.
 We take this opportunity in inviting you to participate in the International Paper Presentation-  Acumen 2016 "Recent Advancements in Business Management Practices”.  Kindly find enclosed the detailed brochure and registration form. We request you to circulate it amongst your faculty members and students.
All selected research papers will be published in a CD/book bearing ISBN.
The Theme:
Recent Advancements in Business Management Practices:
Today, businesses are passing through high competitive environment. At the same time this competitive environment is offering multiple business opportunities for startups as well as existing businesses. The need of an hour for the business enterprises is to cope up with the dynamic business environment & gain competitive advantage. Companies are consistently working on identifying new opportunities and ways to improve & strengthen the business activities. The current environment has brought drastic changes in business management practices that led several enterprises to explore various management innovations in almost all the functional areas of management. Looking into this scenario, the institute provides an opportunity to contribute your work in the form of research papers and case studies in the conference on the given theme.
A list of indicative but not restrictive sub-themes is given below:

Financial Management
·         Banking and Banks Finance
·         E- Commerce
·         Financial Analytics
·         Financial Derivatives and Risk Management
·         Financial Markets
·         Investment banking and Financial Services
·         Security Analysis and Portfolio Management 
Human resource management
·         Global HRM
·         HR Analytics
·         Human capital creation
·         Organization behavior
·         Talent management
·         Work force diversity
·         Work life balance
Marketing Management
·         Advertising
·         Consumer Behavior Analysis
·         International marketing
·         Internet Marketing
·         Marketing Analytics
·         Marketing Strategy
·         Service Marketing
Operations Management
·         Business Process Re-engineering
·         Flexible manufacturing Systems
·         Lean Manufacturing
·         Productivity Management
·         Project Management
·         Six Sigma
·         Supply Chain Management
·         Total Quality Management
General management
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Industrial Relations and Labor Law
  • Make In India

Awards & Recognition:
  • Best three contributions will be awarded cash prizes.
  • Best two contributions fulfilling the criteria will be published in our bi-annual journal ACUITAS, ISSN No. 0975-9654.
  • All the participants and attendees will receive certificates.
  • All the papers selected for conference will be published in a CD/ Book bearing ISBN.
Guidelines for Paper Submission:
  • The abstract should be of about 750 to 1000 words. 
  • The font should be Times New Roman of 10-point size with single line spacing within inset 1 inch right & left margin. 
  • The abstract should contain the Research Objective and the Research Methodology. The method for hypothesis testing should be clearly specified.
  • 5 to 8 Key words should also be provided.
Full Paper:
             Page Set-Up:
  •       The paper should be in MS-Word
  •       Contributions should not contain more than 6000 words
  •       Author/s should specify email address & Cell No.
  •       Paper size: A4
  •       Margins: 1 inch on each side
  •       Font face: Times New Roman
  •       Spacing: Single
  Heading & Sub Heading Format:
Heading Level
Font size and style
Title (centered)
An Overview on …
14 point, bold
1st – Level heading
1 Introduction
12 point, bold
2nd – Level heading
1.1 Printing Area
12 point, bold
3rd – Level heading
1.1.1 Headings
12 point, bold
Text goes here …
12 point, justified, single line spacing
All correspondence will be addressed to the first author
            References should be cited in the style prescribed in the Publication Manual of American Psychological Association (4th ed.)
  Tables & Figures:
      Tables and figures should be numbered and must carry a caption. The figure and table number should be given in the corresponding text. Source should be explicitly mentioned at the bottom of the table/figure for adapted or reproduced tables or figures.
            Authors must declare originality of their work. The article should not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.
All manuscripts should be electronically submitted through email to: acumen.daimsr@gmail.com
Registration Details:
Important Dates:
Last date for Full paper submission                                                            30th  August 2016
Last date for Registration                                                                           10th September 2016
Paper Presentation                                                                                     1st October  2016
Registration Fees:
Corporate Delegates
Rs 500
Faculty Members
Rs 500
Research Scholars
Rs 500
Rs 300
Rs 300
Note: Payment to be effected by Demand Draft/Local Cheque payable in Nagpur in favour of “The Director, Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Management Studies and Research, Nagpur.”
The registration fee includes conference kit, participation in conference proceedings and Lunch.
Accommodation will be provided at a extra nominal cost
Prof. Pallawi Sangode    9970854830
Prof. Sachin Panchbhai  9423407072 
Prof. Ajay Gidwani        9823487240
Prof.Anup Dhore             8087260673
Prof. Chetna Soni           8087922243
Prof. Pallavi Badre          9890755495                
For Details Contact:
Prof. Pallawi Sangode:  9970854830               Prof. Chetna Soni           8087922243
 We look forward to hear from you at your earliest convenience.

Thanking you.
(Approved by AICTE and Affiliated to RTM Nagpur University)
DEEKSHABHOOMI, NAGPUR-440010, Tel.(91 712 6501379/6521203)
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