• Edited by Prof. Ramesh Behl International Management Institute Bhubaneswar
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    (June and December issues every year)
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    SAGE India Journal

An international and interdisciplinary journal, the IMI Journal of Innovation and Management is primarily application-oriented and therefore, solicits research papers that are based on evidence and produce findings that are implementable. The journal is impartial towards the methodology used as long as it is robust and relevant. The following are the aims and scope of the journal.

Aims of Journal

IMI Journal of Innovation and Management offers a platform for interface between emerging business management problems and evolving innovative techno-management solutions. It serves as a platform for seamless integration of methodological, technological, and disruptive developments, and their business applications. We publish articles that address research in technology, techniques, processes and applications in business. The journal, therefore, bridges the gap between academia and industry for cross-fertilization of ideas leading to effective dissemination of developments in emerging areas.

Scope of Journal

IMI Journal of Innovation and Management is an interdisciplinary journal in the area of business management which captures developments in technology to facilitate application in business. The journal facilitates the dissemination of knowledge on shifting techno-management paradigms and maps its cascading consequences on various facets of the business (Marketing, Finance, OB, HR, Operations, Strategy, Entrepreneurship etc.). We encourage research that investigates the impact of innovations on various stakeholders such as customers, vendors, partners etc. In pursuit of this endeavour, we publish scholarly research as well as practice papers offering unique insights.


The journal features research papers on topics such as customer relationship management (CRM); market segmentation; supply chain management; data mining tools & techniques; blockchain; artificial intelligence (AI); internet of things (IoT); customer lifetime value (CLV); economics of information technology; cloud applications; cyber security; mobile computing; geographic information systems (GIS); information systems and ethics; sustainability; green computing; digital marketing; social media; social analytics; supplier relationship management; enterprise solutions; virtualization; cognitive science; governance; entrepreneurship; smart city; design thinking; VR or augmented based learning and development; HRMS and HR scorecard; people analytics; automation in performance management; algorithm trading; RegTech; and, FinTech.

Editorial Advisory Board
  • Arvind Ashta Senior Professor, Burgundy School of Business, France
  • P. L. Meena Associate Professor, School of Management New York Institute of Technology, USA
  • B. K. Mangaraj Professor, Production, Operations and Decision Sciences XLRI Jamshedpur
  • Rajagopal Professor & National Researcher, EGADE Business School, Mexico
  • Bharat Bhastker Director & Professor, IIM Raipur
  • Santanu Chatterjee Associate Dean, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, USA
  • Biplab Bhattacharjee Assistant Professor, IIM Shillong
  • Sarada Prasad Sarmah, Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering IIT Kharagpur
  • D.P. Goyal Director & Professor, IIM Shillong
  • Satya Bhusan Dash Professor, IIM Lucknow
  • Emmanuel Joel Aikins Abakah Lecturer, The University of Adelaide Business School Australia
  • Sudha Ram Professor & Director, INSITE: Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics, The University of Arizona, USA
  • Hardik Vachharajani Associate Dean, Crown Institute of Higher Education Australia
  • Sujoy Bhattacharya Associate Professor, Decision Sciences, VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur
Advantages of publishing

Articles published in IMI Journal of Innovation and Management have a possibility of higher citation due to the following reasons:

The articles are accessible to readers without any charge since the journal is open access and the article would be published under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 4.0 license (CC BY NC 4.0).

The journal is published by SAGE. The publisher would ensure greater visibility of your article among the research fraternity through its dedicated platform. The publisher would also communicate regarding articles in upcoming issues to the researchers’ community using various channels.

The Editorial Advisory Board comprises some of the most eminent names in the area.


Manuscript to be submitted to: [email protected]

Articles should not exceed 5000 words. Must be accompanied by an abstract of 150–200 words and 4–6 keywords. The title page should be submitted along with the manuscript comprising of contributors’ affiliations, complete postal addresses and emails. Use British spellings in all cases rather than American spellings. IMI Journal of Information and Management adheres to the APA reference style.

Last date of submission for June 2022 issue (Vol. 1 Issue 1) 30th NOVEMBER 2021