Call for Papers: Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility [Nov 13-14, Mysore, Karnataka]: Submit by Aug 19

The Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility is being organised between November 13-14, 2014, (Thursday-Friday)

Venue : Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development, Mysore, Karnataka .


1. Being a socially responsible business

2. Formulation of CSR strategies

3. Financing and budgeting of CSR

4. Implication of Companies Act 2013 for CSR activities

5. Approaches for CSR implementation

6. Case Studies

Award for best research contribution :

Best research contribution, as decided by a panel of  experts, will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 10,000/- and a certificate.

Invitation for research contributions :

Academicians, practitioners, researchers and students  of management are invited to send the abstracts of their papers initially. The abstracts would be subjected to blind review by an expert panel.

The contributors whose abstracts have been short listed by the expert panel would be advised to send in their full papers which would also be blind reviewed.

Guidelines to authors

An abstract should not be more than 500 words and five key words.

Full papers should not be more than 5000 words and not more than 15 pages (A4 size), with APA style reference list. Font Times New Roman, Font size 12, Single line spaced.

Up to three authors are allowed for each paper. Authors need to send abstract and the full papers as word document only. Correct
name, designation, e-mail ID of the authors, affiliating organisation need to be clearly mentioned in the abstract and the full paper.

A declaration should be provided from the corresponding author along with paper stating that the work is original and does not
violate Copyright.

The authors of the selected papers would be invited to present the same in the conference. International contributors may be allowed to present their paper in absentia subject to payment of conference fees.

Corporates are encouraged to write cases based on their experiences. (For cases based on primary data, the responsibility of obtaining necessary permission lies with the researcher)

Invited speakers and technical sessions

The conference would also have leading corporate leaders presenting technical sessions to provide the audience better insights and perspectives in this emerging area.

The eminent invited speakers include Mr. J.P. Haran, Managing Director, Tata Consulting Engineers and Mr. Soumitra Bhattacharya, CEO, Bosch Ltd. , India.

Conference fees (per person):

For contributors from India

1. Corporates: Rs 2000
2. Academicians: Rs 1000
3. Students, Doctoral scholars: Rs 500

Foreign contributors

1. Corporates: $ 50
2. Academicians: $ 25
3. Students, Doctoral scholars: $ 15

Key Dates:

Submission of abstracts:  Aug 19, 2014
Intimation of acceptance of abstracts:  Sep 08, 2014
Receipt of full paper : Oct 08, 2014
Reviewers comments on full paper : Oct 20, 2014
Receipt of final paper with revisions : Nov 02, 2014
Last date for confirming participation : Nov 05, 2014
Receipt of presentation files : Nov 10, 2014

Please refer to the Official Brochure HERE.

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