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For any query/clarifica on please contact student coordinators:
Ashwin S

Mrinal Sharma


Priyanka Agarwal

Bhubaneswar Campus
Birla Institute of Management Technology,
IDCO Plot No.-2, Institutional Area, Gothapatna
Bhubaneswar-751003, Odisha



28 – 29 November 2014


I n te r n a ti o n a l C o n fe r e n c e o n M u l ti d i s c i p l i n a r y
Approaches in Business Management & Sustainability
(ICMABMS) is a unique event which focuses on
highlighting and integrating all the major facets of
managing business in a sustainable manner. The
primary objective of the conference to create a platform
for corporate e x ecutives, government officials,
academicians, research scholars and students from
diverse fields such as management, economics, law etc.,
to present their views, facilitating a knowledge sharing
environment aimed at enhancing the understanding of the
contemporary corporate practices, nuances, issues and
challenges of business management and sustainability.
Also, the conference may hold a plenary session as well,
enabling industry-academia interaction. The details of the
same would be announced later.

ICMABMS Organizing Board
Chief Patron
Syt. B K Birla
Chairman BK Birla Group of Companies

Smt. Jayashree Mohta
Chairperson BIMTECH and
Vice Chairperson, Jayashree Tea & Industries Ltd.

• Prof. H Chaturvedi
Director, BIMTECH
Greater Noida, India
• Prof. B K Das
Director, Birla Global Ins tute
Bhubaneswar, India
• Prof. Devi Singh
Director, IIM Lucknow, India
• Prof. Raj S Dhankar
Dean, FMS, University of Delhi
New Delhi, India
• Prof. R Venkata Rao
Vice Chancellor, Na onal Law School of
India University, Bangalore, India
• Prof. Faizan Mustafa
Vice Chancellor, NALSAR University of
Law, Hyderabad, India

• Prof. Ranbir Singh
Vice Chancellor, Na onal Law
University, Delhi, India
• Dr. Ugur GUVEN
Nuclear Scien st & Aerospace Engineer, USA
• Prof. Kalyan Chakraborty
Emporia State University, Kansas, USA
• Prof. Chi a Baral
Arizona State University, USA
• Prof. Rajendra S Shirolé
Director (MBA Program), University of
Connec cut, USA
• Prof. Carlos Tadeu dos Santos Dias
ESALQ, Brazil
• Prof. Gour C. Saha
Director, Centre for Business Analy cs and
Intelligence, Arthur Lok Jack Graduate
School of Business, Trinidad

• Prof. Jack Reardon
School of Business, Hamline University, USA
• Prof. Ram B. Misra
School of Business, Montclair State University, USA
• Prof Zia-ul Huq
University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
• Prof. Nazrul Islam
Dean, Faculty of Business Administra on,
Eastern University, USA
• Prof. Hugo Gaggio
Bristol Business School, University
of the West of England, UK
• Prof. Diana Marre
Director Grupo de Inves gación
AFIN, Universitat Autònoma
de Barcelona, Spain

• Shri. S K Pa naik
VC (Corporate Affairs & HR),
Vedanta Aluminum Ltd.
• Shri Kalpataru Tripathy
Partner, Amarchand Mangaldas
• Dr. O N Mohanty
Convener, Training & Educa on Panel, CII
• Ms. Gurmeet Kaur
Head-An Fraud Risk Management
Home Credit India
• Shri. Vivek Pa anayak
Member, Interna onal Founda on
for Avia on, Aerospace & Development

• Shri Rusen Kumar
Director, CSR India Corporate
Social Services Pvt. Ltd.
• Shri Satya Rishi Takyar
DGM-IS, Quality Austria Central Asia Pvt. Ltd.
• Mr. Md. Musharrof Hossain
President, BSHRM & Head (HRM)
ICDDR, Bangladesh

BIMTECH, Bhubaneswar is a sister concern of BIMTECH, Greater Noida, which was established in the year 1988. Like the Greater Noida campus,
the Bhubaneswar campus is also established by the Birla Academy of Art and Culture, the educa on wing of the BK Birla Group of companies. Dr
(Smt) Sarla Birla, Chairperson of the Birla Academy and Syt BK Birla, Chairperson of the BK Birla Group of companies are the founders of the
ins tute. It is governed by an eminent Board of Governors, drawn from top echelons of industry.
BIMTECH, Bhubaneswar (BBSR) campus was commenced in the 25th year of opera ons of G. Noida campus, which is rated in top ten private Bschools of India. The ins tute has been spread in lush green 30-acre campus, and aims to serve higher educa on needs of eastern region of the
country. The first batch of PGDM was started in 2013 with students from 11 states, thus represen ng mini-India culture in the campus. This mix of
cultural backgrounds, academic and professional experience makes BIMTECH, Bhubaneswar the most exci ng and happening business school in
Eastern India today.

• Shri Vikash Kandoi
Director, Royal Touch Fablon Pvt. Ltd.
and Execu ve Director, Jayashree Tea &
Industries Ltd.
• Shri S K Acharya
Director (HR)
Neyveli Lignite Corpora on Ltd.
• Shri S C Padhy
Director (HR), NALCO Ltd.
• Shri P C Panigrahi
Director (Personnel)
Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd.

Organizing Committee
Prof. Prithvi Yadav
Director, BIMTECH, Bhubaneswar

Facul es
Dr. SudeepMallick
Dr. Sraban Mukherjee
Prof. ArijitMitra

Ashwin S
M Kiran Raj
Mrinal Sharma
SmarakiPa anayak

Themes for Research Papers & Case Studies
1. Financial Management
2. Human Resources Management
3. Marke ng Management
4. Opera ons Management & Business Analy cs
5. Strategic Management
6. Development Economics
7. Corporate Social Responsibility
8. Corporate Governance
9. Business Law, Regula on and Policy Framework
10. Trading Systems & Interna onal Business

Knowledge Partners

Review Process for Selec on of Papers: Double Blind Review

Guidelines for Authors
i. All submissions must be in English only.
ii. Abstract should not contain more than 250 words. Provide upto 10 key words. Also, tle, name of author(s),
and organisa on/ins tu on must be clearly indicated.
iii. Length of the Papers must not be longer than 15 pages including including the tle page, main body, tables,
figures and references. It should maintain 1.5 line spacing throughout.
iv. Font to be used for the Title of the paper in the Title page should be in capital le ers, centred, bold, and Times
New Roman 14-point font.
v. The font to be used for the Abstract and Main Body of the Paper should be Times New Roman 12-point font.
vi. The page size should be A4 forma ng. 2.5cm margins should be used on all sides (le , right, top, bo om).
vii. References to other publica ons must be in Harvard style and carefully checked for completeness, accuracy
and consistency. Legal cita ons may be in Bluebook style.
viii.All submissions must be sent to
ix. Refer to the detailed submission template, registra on form and other details available on Conference page
(ICMABMS 2014 Link) at
x. All contribu ons must be original & unpublished work of author(s).
xi. The decision(s) of the Organizing Commi ee regarding acceptance/rejec on/revision of papers and all other
affairs shall be final.
Selected papers may be published in the form of a book with prior consent of the concerned author(s).

Magazine Partner

Online Community Partners

• Global Business & Management Forum (GBMF), Omaha, USA
• Confedera on of Indian Industry (CII)
Knowledge Partners
• Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), India
• BSHRM, Bangladesh
• Quality Austria Central Asia Pvt. Ltd
• Academy Of Indian Marke ng (AIM)
• Interna onal Founda on for Avia on Aerospace & Development (IFFAAD), India Chapter
• Associa on of Indian Economic and Financial Studies (AIEFS)
• Opera ons Research Society of India (ORSI)

Magazine Partner
• CSR & Compe veness
Online Community Partners


Top 3 papers would be awarded following cash prizes:
I) INR 20,000/II) INR 15,000/III) INR 10,000/-

About Bhubaneswar

10 October 2014
15 October 2014
30 October 2014
05 November 2014
08 November 2014
28-29 November 2014

Bhubaneswar, the capital of state of Odisha, is also popularly known as the "Temple City
of India". Being the seat of Tribhubaneswar or 'Lord Lingaraj', Bhubaneswar is an
important Hindu pilgrimage center. Hundreds of temples dot the landscape of the Old
Town, which once boasted of more than 2000 temples. The new Bhubaneswar with its
modern buildings and extensive infrastructure perfectly complements its historic
surroundings. With facili es to cater to all types of visitors, Bhubaneswar makes an
ideal tourist des na on.

Last Date for Abstract Submission
Communica on of Acceptance of Abstract
Submission of Full Paper
Last Date for Registra on of Delegates Who Have Submi ed Paper/Case
Last date for Registra on of Delegates without Submission (Listeners)

Registration Fees

Industry/Government Execu ves

Academicians/Ph.D Candidates


Indian Delegates
Accommoda on

Accommoda on

INR 6000

INR 3000

INR 4000

INR 2000

INR 2000

INR 1000

Foreign Delegates
Accommoda on

Accommoda on

INR 15000

INR 7500

(USD 300 approx)

(USD 150 approx)

INR 10000

INR 5000

(USD 200 approx)

(USD 100 approx)

INR 5000

INR 2500

(USD 100 approx)

(USD 50 approx)

Procedure for Registration
Indian Delegates
The registra on fee must be submi ed by a demand dra in favour of “Birla Ins tute of Management Technology (BIMTECH)”
payable at “Bhubaneswar” and should be sent through speed post/courier/hand delivered along with the filled Registra on Form
to the following address:
Organizing Commi ee - ICMABMS 2014,
Birla Ins tute of Management Technology (BIMTECH)
IDCO Plot No. 2, Ins tu onal Area
Bhubaneswar – 751003
Odisha, India
Foreign Delegates
The Registra on Fee shall be paid on arrival in Indian Na onal Rupees (INR) only. Scanned copy of the filled registra on form must
be sent through email on or before 30 October 2014 at
Invita on le er for Visa may be issued on request.
1) The registra on shall be on individual basis for author(s). Only the registered author(s) shall be allowed to present the paper/case and would be
acknowledged with a cer ficate of par cipa on.
2) To avail student registra on, the candidate must be enrolled in a full me course in a recognized ins tu on and would be required to submit a
copy of the iden ty proof/card issued by the ins tu on a ached with the registra on form.
3) Accommoda on may be provided in BIMTECH Guest House/Hostel/Outsourced Hostels on Sharing Basis for the days of the conference.
Extended accommoda on may be facilitated on request on addi onal charges as applicable.
4) The Registra on Fee is inclusive of Food (Indian Cuisines) during the conference days.
5) The Registra on process must be completed on or before the deadline beyond which no requests shall be considered.

Some of the Places of Tourist Interest near Bhubaneswar
• Puri
• Konark (World Heritage Site): Special A rac on - Konark Interna onal Fes val:
1-5 December 2014
• Chilika Lake
• Gopalpur
• Chandipur
For more informa on visit: (Government Portal) official website of Odisha Tourism Development Corpora on
Bhubaneswar Connec vity
Bhubaneswar is well connected by air, rail and road to the rest of India.