The aim of the Adarsh Business Review is to promote the understanding of business and management with in India and across Nations. It is an interdisciplinary journal directed towards academics, policy makers and practitioners in business, commerce and management. Adarsh Business Review is blind-referred bi-annual journal that publishes empirical, conceptual, case studies and review papers of exceptional quality that contribute to and enrich management thinking and practices. The journal publishes the papers that address controversial topics, issues, practices and which have a sound theoretical base and /or practical applications. ABR publishes high quality research papers in the field of commerce, business, management, economics and other closely related areas. The journal also publishes articles which provide practical insights on doing business in India or global from local and global and macro and micro perspectives.
Contributors should adhere to the following guidelines:
- Articles should be mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The paper should be typed in Times New Roman style, with font size 12, 1.5 line spaces between lines and the 1 inch margin on all sides in A4 size. Headings should be in bold and tables and diagrams should be placed in the body of the paper near the text that refers to them.
- The body of the article shall not exceed 5000 words with US spelling, inclusive of tables and figures (in black and white) with times new roman font size of 11 with 1.5 line spacing in MS word format. Figures and tables should be cited in the relevant text and they should be separately numbered and titled.
- Headings must be concise, with a clear indication of distinction between the hierarchies of headings.
- The editorial committee reserves the right to ask to condense longer papers and /or improve the quality of the before they are formally sent for a double blind review.
- Research papers that are not adhering to the guidelines and are found to be insufficiently developed may be rejected without any formal review.
- Authors must ensure that it is complete, grammatically correct without spelling or typographical errors.
- The research paper would be reviewed on the "double blind" system, where the names of the contributors and reference are not revealed to each other.
- Copyright of the article as finally published must be ceded to the 'SRN Adarsh College, Bangalore'
- Authors should give an undertaking that the article is original and has never been published in anyform and in any journal.
Structure of the Articles
Title Page: Each paper should include a cover page indicating title, name/s of the author/s, affiliation, email id and complete postal address
Abstract: Should contain background, objective of the study, research methodology, results and conclusions. The findings (including its statistical significance) and the conclusion made on the basis of the findings should be clearly presented. The length of an abstract should be less than 250 words.
Keywords: Each submitted article should contain 5-8 keywords.
Introduction: This should summarize the purpose and the rationale for the study.
Review of literature: Various studies and literature relating to the article should be presented.
Need for the study: In the backdrop of the existing literature, the author should explain why he/she has taken up the study.
Research Method: This should include exact method or observation or experiment used for the study. Mathematical and Statistical methods must be mentioned and specify if any computer package used.
Results and Discussion: Results must be presented in the form of text, tables and illustrations. The contents of the tables should not be all repeated in the text. Instead, a reference to the table number may be given. It must be mentioned whether the hypothesis mentioned in the article is true, false or no conclusions can be derived.
Conclusion: Your conclusion is your chance to have the last word on the subject. The conclusion allows you to have the final say on the issues you have raised in your paper, to summarize your thoughts, to demonstrate the importance of your ideas, and to propel your reader to a new view of the subject.
References: References should be cited in the text in Arabic numerals in superscript. The references should be cited at the end of the manuscript in the order of their appearance in the text in Harvard Style of Referencing. For citation of references with three or more authors, only the first author's name followed by et al. should be used