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Dhruva Vidwat
  • Editorial board
    Dr. Artur Tamazian Professor, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Dr. Asefa Abahumna Vice President, Adama University, Ethiopia
    Dr. Balkundi Prasad Professor, University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Dr. Braj Kishore Professor, Osmania University (Retd.), India
    Dr. David J Sumanth Professor Emeritus, University of Miami, USA
    Dr. H Rao Unnava W Arthur Cullman Professorship in Marketing Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University, USA
    Dr. Krishna Mohan Professor Emeritus in Gandhian Philsophy Connecticut University, USA
    Dr. Lynda L Moore Associate Professor, Simmons School of Management, USA Fulbright Scholar, College of Business Science, Zayed University, UAE
    Dr. Matthew J Manimala Professor, IIM Bangalore, India
    Dr. Matthew M Monipally Professor, IIM Ahmedabad, India
    Dr. Rama Velamuri Professor, China Europe International Business School, China
    Dr. Robert McGee Director, Center for Accounting, Auditing, and Tax Studies, School of Accounting, College of Business Administration Florida International University, USA
    Dr. Srinivas K Reddy Professor of Marketing, Director, Center for Marketing Excellence, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, Singapore
    Dr. Vipin Gupta Professor of International Management California State University, USA
  • Editorial team
    Dr. S. Pratap Reddy Editor-in-Chief
    Dr. U B Raju
    Prof. Kamakshaiah Musunuru
    Prof. Ratna Geetika
    Dr. Chaganti Vinay Kumar
  • Guidelines to contributors

    Papers submitted should not be under concurrent consideration of another journal/conference.

    Any potential data overlap with previously published studies should be communicated to the Editor during the submission.

    Files should be submitted in MS-Word 2003 format.

    All manuscripts must adhere to the APA 6th Guidelines

    It is recommended that a colleague peer review a paper one submits to the Vidwat.

    Last date for submission is 31 September and 31 March respectively for considering your submission for January and June Issues.

    Papers that violate the spirit of the guidelines (e.g., improper line spacing, use of footnotes rather than conventional referencing formats) will be returned to authors without being reviewed.

    Accepted papers must fully adhere to the guidelines.

    Authors shall send—either by post or a scanned copy by email—a signed declaration stating that the paper is original and is not already published or is under review elsewhere.

    Authors shall mail their brief bio (about 200 words) including mail-ID, current designation, affiliation, research areas, and journals already published in.

  • authors’ right to know

    Submissions will be acknowledged via email upon receipt. Editorial Board decision is conveyed in less than 60 days, excepting circumstances that might cause delays.

    Each paper is blind reviewed. Editorial decision along with the reviewers’ opinion will be forwarded to the contact author for revision, in case of conditional acceptance.

    Authors are normally given around 30 days for a revision. Final acceptance may call for one or two revisions.

    Editorial Board shall review and revise the final draft of the article to make it better suit to Vidwat’s requirements. The decision of the editorial board shall be final.

    Papers accepted shall first be available on the college website and are indexed on EBSCO and ProQuest. Authors whose papers are published would receive two reprints with a physical copy of the journal


About Vidwat

Vidwat – The Indian Journal of Management is a peer-reviewed journal published biannually, in January and July. Publications include empirical, theoretical, and review articles dealing with management from both scholars and practitioners. The journal favors articles espousing values from the Indian philosophy of management. Submissions are considered from areas such as business strategy, entrepreneurship, human resource management, organizational behavior, marketing, consumer behavior, finance, production, governance, and corporate social responsibility. It also provides exclusive space for bibliographies, book reviews, case studies, opinions, commentaries, and letters to the editor. Dhruva also invites thought-leaders from the industry and academia to contribute their ideas on any topical subject as Op-Ed.

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Opinions expressed in Vidwat are of the writers. Vidwat and Dhruva College of Management do not assume any responsibility. All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce the contents of this publication in whole or part without prior written permission (subject to Hyderabad Jurisdiction).

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