Krupanidhi Journal of Management

A yearly journal on management published by Krupanidhi School of Management.

KRUPANIDHI JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTIONS/GUIDELINES TO AUTHORS

Types of Papers Preferred

Research papers, review papers and case studies are preferred. Book reviews must contain name of the author(s) or editor(s) and the book reviewed, place of publication and publisher, year of publication, number of pages and price.

The article / Paper should have the following pattern

Introduction, Literature Review, Objectives of the study , Methodolgy-(Sample Design, Methods of Data Collection, Data Validation),Data Analysis or Findings , Conclusion,Scope for further research,Bibliography.

The word limit of the various sections is as follows:

- Research Article /Paper - 5000 words maximum
- Perspective/Conceptual paper - 3000 words maximum
- Case Study - 5000 words maximum
- Book Reviews - 1500 maximum

Abstract

Abstract should be in fully italicized text, not exceeding 250 words. The abstract must be informative and explain the background, aims, methods, results and conclusions in a single para.

Headings

All the headings should be in 14 point Times New Roman font, bold-faced, aligned centre and fully capitalized.

Sub-Headings

All the sub-headings should be in 13 point Times New Roman font, boldfaced, aligned left and first letters of important words capitalized.

Main Text

The main text should be in 12 point Times New Roman font, double spaced and justified.

Tables and Figures

These should be simple, centered, separately numbered. Sources of data should be mentioned below the table. It should be ensured that the tables/figures are referred to in the main text.

Keywords

Abstract must be followed by list of keywords, subject to the maximum of five. They should be arranged in alphabetical order separated by commas and full stop at the end.

Style of Referencing

APA Style should be followed for formatting the references.

Author(s)

Name, Designation, Affiliation with full address and Postal Index Number (PIN), Mobile Number, Landline Number, E-mail Address etc. are to be given. Details of the corresponding author if any should be given clearly.

In case of Multiple authors, all correspondend would be done with the first author, unless otherwise stated.For this, the author must provide as easily contactable email address pr phone number /fax so that the editorial office can get in touch with the author in case of queries during the copy-editing stage.

Language

All the manuscripts must be prepared in English. British spellings are preferred though American spellings will also be accepted.

Typing

All the articles should be typed on one side of the paper (preferably A4) and double spaced. Manuscripts should be accompanied by a CD in IBM compatible format in MS Word, and identical in every respect to the hard copy. Or a soft copy (prepared in MS Word 2003 and 2007) and a hard copy of the manuscript can be submitted by the authors.

Correspondence

Name, Designation, Affiliation with full address and Postal Index Number (PIN), Mobile Number, Landline Number, E-mail Address etc. are to be given. Details of the corresponding author if any should be given clearly.

Undertaking

Authors should give an undertaking that the article is original and has never been published in any form and in any journal.

Publication

Publication of the articles received is subject to review and approval by the experts.

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