Submission Guidelines

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Full papers: No paper should be longer than 6000 words (including tables, figures, notes, and references per the APA style). The selected papers will be invited for presentation at the convention and be considered for the Best Paper Award.

Extended abstracts: Those who cannot submit full papers or have their work-in-progress draft at an early stage of development can submit an extended abstract of the paper. The length of the extended abstract should be between 1300 and 1800 words (all-inclusive). The extended abstract should have the following sections: (a) purpose, (b) study design/methodology/approach, (c) findings, and (d) originality and contribution. Please note that extended abstracts will not be considered for the best paper awards.

The full paper/extended abstract must have a short abstract of 100-200 words. The full paper/extended abstract needs to be accompanied by a cover page with the title of the paper, author contact details, institutional affiliations, contact details, and a brief bio of less than 80 words. The word count of the cover page must be limited to 250 words. The full papers/extended abstracts which cannot be shortlisted after review for oral presentation will be considered for poster presentation at the convention.

Teaching Cases: Teaching cases having a clear focus on any of the management issues can be submitted for presentation at this convention. The cases must be accompanied with a teaching note. The combined word count of the case and teaching note (including all tables and references) should be around 3000 to 5000 words.

Please submit your manuscript in Times New Roman font, font size 12-point, 1.5 spacing between the lines, and a one-inch margin on all four sides. All submissions must be in MS Word document and made using the online submission system (Click here for the online submission link - Open on July 1, 2023).

In cases where authors employ generative artificial intelligence (AI) and AI-assisted technologies during the "writing process", their utilization should solely aim to enhance readability and language. It is important to recognize that AI has the potential to generate content that sounds authoritative but may be incorrect, incomplete, or biased. Consequently, authors should exercise caution and diligently review the generated output. AI and AI-assisted technologies should not be attributed as authors or co-authors, nor should they be acknowledged as such in citations. To ensure transparency, authors must disclose the use of AI and AI-assisted technologies in their manuscript's writing process. 

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