IIMA Doctoral Colloquium 2013
The 6th IIMA Doctoral Colloquium organized by IIM Ahmedabad will be held on 7th - 9th January 2013 at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad campus. The event will provide a platform for those doctoral students and recent pass-outs in different areas of management studies to present their work to the international scientific community. Various tracks of the colloquium cover areas such as Business Policy and Strategy, Finance and Accounting, Marketing, Organizational Behaviour, Personnel and Industrial Relations, Production and Quantitative Methods, Public Policy & Public Systems, Computer and Information Systems, Economics, and Agriculture Management. The event will also host a one day long rigorous Doctoral Workshop conducted by eminent faculty members and researchers from across the world on contemporary issues in management and management research.
All students who are currently enrolled in any full time doctoral / PhD. program in any discipline of management OR those who have completed their PhD. no earlier than January 2011 are eligible to participate in this event.
In order to enrich the experience of presentations, discussions and feedback, abstracts are invited in two separate categories: Entry Level Proposals and Advance Proposals.
Entry Level Proposals
Students in an early stage of their dissertation process can participate under this category. They should have a (tentative) proposal for the topic they want to study, the method they want to use, and the potential contribution. They will receive suggestions on how to focus and position their work. Selection to this category will be on competitive blind-review basis and the most progressive proposals from among the entries received will be accepted. One paper in each category and track will be awarded as the Best Proposal.
Students in this category should have a good knowledge of the literature in their domain of study and clear research questions. They should be in the process of data collection and should have some preliminary results to discuss. They will benefit from the colloquium by receiving a critical review on the positioning of their research, refining their data collection approach, and receiving suggestions for translating their work into publishable papers. Selection to this category will be on competitive blind-review basis and the most progressive proposals from among the entries received will be accepted. One paper in each category and track will be awarded as the Best Paper.
Please submit your proposal in one of the following six tracks:
Track A: Business Policy, Strategic Management, Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship
Track B: Organization Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Personnel Management, Industrial Relations, Ethics, CSR, Qualitative Research Methods
Track C: Marketing Management
Track D: Production Management, Operations Management, Quantitative Research Methods, Supply Chain Management, Computer and Information Systems, Information Management
Track E: Economics, Public Systems, Public Policy, Agri-Business Management
Track F: Finance & Accounting
Last Date for Proposal Submission: September 15, 2012
Notification of Acceptance: October 15, 2012
Last Date for Registration: November 15, 2012
Doctoral Workshop: January 7, 2013
Doctoral Colloquium: January 8-9, 2013