IMI Konnect

An IMI Kolkata Scholarly Publication | ISSN 2321 9378
Editor - Paramita Mukherjee, Professor ( Economics ),
International Management Institute Kolkata, India

About IMI Konnect

IMI Konnect (ISSN 2321 9378) published quarterly from International Management Institute Kolkata is an open access scholarly publication in Management. It publishes original research articles (non-technical) by scholars in the field of management and first-hand perspectives from business thinkers and practitioners on contemporary issues. It also publishes interviews with eminent personalities in the field of business. The publication currently enjoys a pan India reach with a growing audience in the international markets as well.


IMI Konnect from its very inception sought to focus on bringing a wealth of contemporary issues in management to light. It is objectively driven to disseminate knowledge on the present day best professional practices by showcasing relevant research and reflections by academicians and practising managers. The publication aims to contribute to management learning among stakeholders in global academia and industry by publishing practice led- theoretical and empirical perspectives across a wide range of sub areas of management and other disciplines with managerial implications. The scholarly publication is committed to address fundamental issues in emerging management environment pertaining to public, private, profit, non-profit and social business practices. It provides an intellectual platform for the national, international scholars and the industry experts to discuss and debate their opinions to enrich the knowledge base in the field of management.


IMI Konnect invites scholars, practitioners, researchers and thought leaders from across the globe to contribute with their latest article on relevant and contemporary issues in management and management related domains. The publication features original invited articles and interviews from thought leaders as well as blind peer reviewed articles by scholars. The published articles include full research papers as well as short communications on relevant emerging topics.

The issues are themed on Marketing, Economics, Finance, Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources (OB & HR), Information Technology & Operations (IT & Operations), Strategy, Management Education apart from special themes in one Special Issue every year. Mixed bag issues are also published from time to time to cater to the varied reading needs of the diverse academic and practicing manager community of readers.

The articles are non-technical as the objective is to create and disseminate knowledge not only among specialists or experts, but also to create an interest about the academic knowledge among the stakeholders like individuals in corporate bodies, government departments and policy makers.

There are no processing fees or publication charges for publishing in IMI Konnect and publication considerations are entirely based on the quality of the contribution that justifies the theme of specific issue or the overall aim.

Editorial Advisory Board

Arindam Banik,
Director, IMI Kolkata, India

Anoshua Chaudhuri,
Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, San Francisco State University, USA

Arpita Mukherjee,
Professor, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), India

Damodar Suar,
Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur, India

Madhu Vij,
Professor, Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi, India

Subhrangshu Sekhar Sarkar,
Professor, Department of Business Administration, Tezpur University, Assam, India

Syagnik Banerjee,
Associate Professor, University of Michigan-Flint, USA

Associate Editors

Rituparna Basu,
Associate Professor (Marketing), International Management Institute Kolkata, India

Sahana Roy Chowdhury,
Associate Professor (Economics), International Management Institute Kolkata, India

Editorial Support

Rajashri Chatterjee,
Editorial Manager

Amrita Datta,
Editorial Assistant

Review Policy

The articles for IMI Konnect goes through editorial review first. Apart from plagiarism checks and editorial review, a blind peer review process is undertaken by the experts in different areas. Based on their recommendation, the decision for publication is taken by the Editor.

Manuscript Submission Guidelines

The article should be non-technical and may be of a maximum of 7000 words. There should not be any mathematical expressions or equations or technicalities of methods in the main text. It should be typed in MS Word in Times New Roman 12 with paragraph spacing 1.5. Figures and simple, small tables can be incorporated. The article should not contain any notations or equations at least in the main text. If required, they may be put in Appendix. The article should also contain a short abstract of 150 – 200 words. Full forms of each abbreviation should be mentioned at first instance. All figures, tables, diagrams should be in black and white.

Article Submission

Send your manuscript along with your name, institutional affiliation, email ID and contact number to the editorial office at [email protected] mentioning the area viz. Marketing, Finance, OB & HR, Economics, Strategy, IT & Operations, Management Education, Others or Themed Issue.


There is no subscription fee as of now. For hard copies, contact IMI Kolkata.

Contact Us

For copies and queries, contact editorial team at
[email protected]
Telephone +91 33 6652 9664
Address: Rajashri Chatterjee,
IMI Kolkata
2/4C, Judges Court Road
Alipore, Kolkata 700027

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