International Management Institute (IMI), Bhubaneswar organized a two day International Business Research Conference on February 6-7, 2015.
A two-day International Business Research Conference (IBRC) was held at International Management Institute (IMI), Bhubaneswar that concluded today. Inaugurating the conference Prof. Ramesh Behl, Director of the institute spoke on the requirement of cooperation, interface of the industries with business education institutes to work together for the innovation and excellence in the field of business. Further he added, presently technology is playing a major role in the field of borderless trade. In the emerging business scenario both the industries and B-Schools have to think seriously over the issues on globalisation, understanding sustainability and managing people along with the business. Being the chief guest in the inaugural session of the conference Dr. D. N. Gupta, Special Secretary to Govt., P&C Department graced the occasion and spoke on the role of the industries and research in a global prospective. The research papers from academicians, research scholars, students of well-known institutes of the country like IITs, Symbiosis Institute, XIME, SP Pune University, Central University of Jharkhand, KIIT University, SOA University, ASBM, SGMI, IMIs along with Ethiopia & Mexican Universities were presented and discussed. The research papers were mainly on emerging trends in Indian Financial System, Leveraging Human Resource, innovative practices in Supply-Chain management, corporate practices for competitive advantage and impact of IT in India industries. In the concluding session five best papers of the conference were awarded. The conference was convened by Prof. Santanu Das, Prof. Bindu Chhabra and Prof. Padmini Jindal.