About IMI Konnect

IMI Konnect (ISSN 2321 9378) published quarterly from International Management Institute Kolkata is an open access Scholarly Magazine 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.

Review Policy

The articles for IMI Konnect goes through editorial review before publication. Apart from plagiarism checks, editorial review is undertaken by the editorial members and experts in different areas empaneled internally.

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.

Editorial Team


Paramita Mukherjee

Professor (Economics), IMI

Associate Editor

Rituparna Basu

Associate Professor (Marketing), IMI Kolkata

Associate Editor

Sahana Roy Chowdhury

Associate Professor (Economics), IMI Kolkata