India since 2006. It is recognized by UGC under 2(f) and 12 (b). The Institute has also been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Centre (NAAC), India and has received NAAC 'A' Grade Accreditation twice consecutively by UGC in 2009 and 2014. It is an ISO 9001:2008 certified institute. In the year 2018 Atal Incubation Centre (AIC) has been established in the institution by NITI Aayog, Government of India under Atal Innovation Mission (AIM).
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE, New Delhi) was set up by govt. of India (The Ministry of Human Resources Development) in November 1945 as a national-level apex advisory body to conduct a survey on the facilities available for technical education and to promote development in the country in a coordinated and integrated manner. AICTE also provides financial assistance to Institutes for promoting research in identified thrust areas in management and technical Education.
Indore, the cleanest city of India, is the largest city of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It was declared India's cleanest city for third straight year during the central government's cleanliness survey. Indore serves as the headquarters of both Indore District and Indore Division. A central power city, Indore exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment. It has been described as the commercial capital of the state. It boasts of well developed industrial areas like Dewas and Pithampur where major industrial houses have production facilities. Indore is home to the Madhya Pradesh Stock Exchange and India's real estate market is among the most expensive in the state. Numerous Schools, Colleges and universities including Engineering and Management Institutions are located in Indore, including IIM Indore and IIT Indore. Soon Indore will be the IT hub of central India. Companies like TCS and Infosys have already setup their new ventures at Super Corridor. Super Corridor is new industrial area of Indore which is developed by M.P. Government as IT and Medical Hub. The soil of Indore Malwa has nurtured many illustrious sons and daughters, prominent among whom are Dagar Brothers, M.F. Hussain, Lata Mangeshkar, Guru Deolalikar, Vishnu Chinchalkar, Baba Dike, Col. C.K. Naidu, Capt. Mustaq Ali, Chandu Sarwate to name a few.
Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore is a recognized research center of Devi Ahilya University, Indore and is known for its outstanding research environment. The Institute is proud to announce the 14th International Conference on "Rethinking Strategies for Leadership and Governance in Emerging Global Scenario" scheduled on January 11-12, 2020. The Conference is approved by AICTE.
The need to rethink strategies for leadership and governance in emerging global scenario is strongly realized by the organizations today. Due to continuous pressure for innovations, increased competitiveness, scarcity of resources, international implications, fast changing environment, digitalization, leadership and governance across the world has become very challenging.
Organizations have no other choice but to act proactively in taking charge of nurturing leadership and ensuring good governance so as to make effective and sustainable strategies under continuously changing business scenarios.
The conference is an open platform for both academia and the practitioners to bridge the gap between theory and practice. It covers the following sub themes:



A workshop will be conducted on January 12, 2020 for all doctoral students who are either at early proposal stage or advanced stage of their thesis work. This event will bring together doctoral scholars from different disciplines of management studies, providing an opportunity for interaction and networking with scholars and peers who share common interests. There will be two session in Workshop first one is about how to write Introduction and Review of Literature and other will be about application of different tools and techniques in research work.


The Law workshop titled 'Recent Trends in Intellectual property Laws' would be conducted on the Second Day of the International Conference. The workshop will be conducted by Dr. Himanshu Pandey, Associate Professor, Maharastra National Law University, Nagpur. The Workshop would be conducted in two sessions. In the first session, the resource person would be highlighting the legal issues involving in Copyright, Patent, and Trademarks. He would also be discussing the practical problems encountered by academicians and Law students while dealing with such Incorporeal Laws. The second session would be on Research Methodology. The resource person will guide the law research scholars, pursuing their Doctoral Research, on new tools and techniques of Research. It will be conducted on January 12, 2020.



  • • Selected high quality research papers will be published in Indore Management Journal, Indian Institute of Management Indore/ Advances in Emerging Markets and Business Operations (Taylor & Francis Group)/ ABDC/ Scopus/ UGC listed journals.
  • • Remaining selected papers will be published in special issue of Prestige International Journal of Management and Research (A peer reviewed journal with high impact factor of SJIF 6.841 and indexed in pro quest, ISSN 0974-6080)


team member

Dr. Justin Paul

Professor, Rollins College-Florida

University of Puerto Rico

team member

Dr. Serhii Harkusha


Poltava University of Economics, Ukrain

team member

Dr. Namaj Cho

School of Business,

School of Technology Innovation and Management Hanyang University, Seoul Korea

team member

Dr. Amulya Gurtu

Associate Professor, Cofrin

School of Business University of Wsconsin-Green Bay, USA

team member

Dr. Alok Rai


Faculty of Management Studies Banaras Hindu University Varanasi

team member

Dr.Santosh Rangekar

Professor, IIT, Roorkee

team member

Prof. U.T. Rao


Incubator MICA, Ahmedabad

team member

Dr. Karuna Jain


NITIE, Mumbai

team member

Dr. Karunesh Saxena

Professor & Dean

Faculty of Management Studies MLS University, Udaipur

team member

Dr. Himanshu Pandey

Associate Professor

Maharashtra National Law University, Udaipur

team member

Dr. V.K. Ahuja

Associate Professor

University of Delhi, Delhi

  • • Innovative Marketing Strategies
  • • Neuro Marketing
  • • Digital & Data based Marketing
  • • Marketing Analytics
  • • Sustainability & Green Marketing
  • • Retail Marketing
  • • Consumer Buying Behavior
  • • Relationship Marketing
  • • Product & Brand Engagement
  • • Supply Chain Management
  • • Rethinking Talent Management Strategies
  • • Entrepreneurial Strategies
  • • Innovations in Training & Development
  • • Performance Management
  • • Contemporary HRD Practices
  • • Ethical Consideration in Business
  • • Compensation and Reward Management
  • • Employee Engagement & Human Capital Creation
  • • Knowledge Management
  • • Knowledge Management
  • • Green Jobs
  • • Recent Trends in Financial Products & Services
  • • Financial Inclusions in Global Scenario
  • • Emerging Trends in Behavioral Finance
  • • Digitalization & Finance
  • • Financial Reengineering
  • • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • • Financial Reforms
  • • Intellectual Property Rights in Innovation System
  • • Emerging Global Trends in Intellectual Property Rights
  • • Intellectual Property Rights in Digital Era
  • • Legal Issues in Research and Creative Work
  • • Capacity Building with IOT
  • • E-business Model for Corporate Excellence
  • • Enterprise Resource Planning & Business Process Reengineering
  • • Cyber Security
  • • Data Analytics
  • • Innovations in IT
  • • Soft Computing Techniques
  • • Green Logistics
  • • Decision Support Systems
  • • Innovation Strategies for Global Expansion
  • • Globalization and Protectionism
  • • Foreign Trade Policy
  • • Regional Trade Agreements
  • • Economic Integrations
  • • International Accertation and Incubation
  • • Venture Funding
  • • Non-Governmental Organisations
  • • Family Business
  • • IP as Powerhouse for Governance and Economic Growth.
  • • Global Ethic & Leadership Practices
  • • Corporate Governance
  • • Values & Ethics for Global Leadership
  • • Leadership Challenges in Globalization Era
  • • IP as Powerhouse for Governance and Economic Growth.
  • • Global Ethic & Leadership Practices.
  • • Corporate Governance.
  • • Values & Ethics for Global Leadership.
  • • Leadership Challenges in Globalization Era.
  • • The contest is open to full time faculty members/ industry delegates from India and Abroad other than the faculty members of Prestige Group of Institutions.
  • • The winners and runner up of this contest would be selected from each track of the conference.
  • • The contest is open to regular students from India and Abroad.
  • • Two students can form a team. However, the paper with sole authorship would also be acceptable.
  • • The winners and runner up of this contest would receive a cash prize of `3000 & `2000 respectively and certificate. All participants will receive a certificate of presentation.
  • • The contest is open to full time faculty members of B-schools and Industry research scholars from India and Abroad other than the faculty members of Prestige Group of Institutions.
  • • Soft copy of the Abstract/ Summary of the Ph.D. thesis duly typed in 1.5 line space must be submitted in the format of 12 point text single font - Calibri in MS Word by the Contestants.
  • • The Abstract/ Summary should contain topic of the thesis, rational, objectives, method (Study, design, sample and tools), salient findings and implications of the study.
  • • To be eligible for admission to the Contest, the Ph.D. degree must have been awarded between January 2016 and October 2019.
  • • The Abstract/ Summary of the thesis should be routed through Head of the B-School/Research Center to which the Contestant belongs. The title of the thesis should be indicated by the Head of the B-School/Research Center in the covering letter while forwarding the entry for the Contest.
  • • The Abstract/ Summary of the Ph.D. thesis must be accompanied by proof of the award of the degree.
  • • The Abstract/ Summaries will be screened by a Panel of Subject Experts and selected best candidates will be invited to make presentation based on completed thesis before the Panel.
  • • The last date for receipt of entries via email is November 30, 2019.
  • • The contest is open to regular students from India and Abroad.
  • • Two students can form a team. However, the paper with sole authorship would also be acceptable.
  • • The winners and runner up of this contest would receive a cash prize of `3000 & `2000 respectively and certificate. All participants will receive a certificate of presentation.

Attractions The contestants invited for presentation will not be charged delegate fee & will be provided free lodging and boarding facilities during the Conference. The Institute will reimburse to & fro train fare of the shortest route of participants by second class AC.

Who Should attend?

Senior Managers/ Practitioners Academicians (Faculty/ Consultants) Research Scholars (Along with Doctoral Workshop) Accompanying Spouse Foreign Delegates Foreign Student

Last Date for Submission of Full Paper along with Abstract(s) Nov 15, 2019
Intimation of Acceptance Nov 20,2019
Early Bird Registration Nov 30, 2019
Last date of Registration Dec 05, 2019
Registration fee for participants
Residential Non- Residential
Senior Managers/Practitioners Rs. 5000 Rs. 4000
Academicians (Faculty/ Consultants) Rs. 4500 Rs. 3500
Research Scholars(Along with Doctoral Workshop) Rs. 3500 Rs. 2500
Accompanying Spouse Rs. 2000 ----
Foreign Delegates US $ 250 US $ 200
Foreign Students US $ 125 US $ 100
*Faculty from AICTE approved Institutes 5% discount. *Early Bird discount 5%. *In case of group registration from a single institute (more than 2) then 15% discount (Group registration will get a flat discount and not be eligible for 1 & 2). *Registration fee for absentia presentation Rs.4000/- per paper. Registration Details:
All participants paying through NEFT are requested to register by filling the online registration form after the payment has been successfully completed. Please mail screenshot of payment made to email:
Account Name PIMR National Conference
Account Number 2892012100000092
Branch Name PIMR Sch. No. 54, Indore
Branch Code 6251
IFSC Code PUNB0625100
MICR Code 452024015


Payment Details
Demand Draft
Online Payment
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This is to certify that the research paper submitted by me/us for presentation and possible publication in the XIV PIMR International Conference as mentioned above is an original work of the author/s. The paper has neither been published/presented nor sent for publication anywhere else.


For details, please contact either of the following:

Dr. Yogeshwari Pathak Director & Conference Chair
Dr. Raj Kishore Sharma Professor & Co-Chair
Dr. Satnam Kaur Ubeja Conference Coordinator

Dr. Nidhi Sharma Conference Co-ordinator
Dr. Shail Shri Sharma Conference Co-ordinator
Prof. Ajay Malpani Conference Co-ordinator

Prof. Ritupriya Gurtoo Conference Co-ordinator