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.
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.
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).