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6th International HR Conference on February 1-2, 2019


23rd July 2018

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K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research

A CALL FOR PAPERS for 6th International HR Conference on February 1-2, 2019 at KJ SIMSR Mumbai, India, with publishing opportunities in B and C category Journals (from ABDC List)

We look forward to all of you participating in the HR conference which is in its 6th year through your contributions. 

The Theme of this years conference in "Demystifying Teams" and as we are all aware we are part of varied teams both internal and external. We also supervise some teams. Teams also exist in all walks of life and all sectors.

We also urge you to share the brochure with all the academicians with whom you are connected, industry & corporate professionals, students, PhD scholars and others whom you think may be intrigued, interested and would find this conference relevant. 

The HR Conference team, the Co-Convener and Convener look forward to your robust participation in more than one way. 

K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (SIMSR) is pleased to announce the 6th International HR Conference, to be held on February 01 & 02, 2019 in Mumbai, India. The Conference is being organized in academic association with California State University, San Bernardino and AMDISA.
The theme for our conference is "Demystifying Team Dynamics". The two-day conference brings together researchers, academicians, HR experts and corporate professionals to discuss diverse aspects of team dynamics. The conference, in its 6th year, provides an avenue to share significant contemporary ideas and practices across the board on the topic of teams.

We are happy to share that we have invited Prof. Ramon Rico, University of Western Australia as our Keynote speaker to deliver the keynote address on "Team adaptation in complex environments: Lessons from practice, evidence from research and challenges for the road ahead." He will also be taking a half day Pre - Conference Workshop on "Theory building and doing research that is useful for practice." He is an avid researcher and has previously held the position of the editor in European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. Currently he is the associate editor of Organizational Psychology Review and is an editorial board member of Academy of Management Review.

This year we have fantastic publication opportunities! The following journals have agreed to partner with us:

  1. JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS: PEOPLE & PERFORMANCE (Emerald Publications):   Category 'B' Journal in the ABDC List
  1. ORGANIZATION MANAGEMENT JOURNAL (Taylor & Francis Online Publications): Category 'C' Journal in the ABDC List has confirmed a SPECIAL ISSUE
  1. SOUTH ASIAN JOURNAL OF BUSINESS STUDIES (Emerald Publications): Category 'C' Journal in the ABDC List (Listed as South Asian Journal of Global Business Research in the ABDC list)
  1. SOUTH ASIAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (Sage Publications):  Category 'C' Journal in the ABDC List
  1. JOURNAL OF INDIAN BUSINESS RESEARCH (Emerald Publications)Category 'C' Journal in the ABDC List
  1. JOURNAL OF BUSINESS PERSPECTIVES AND RESEARCH (Sage Publications, ISSN 2278 - 5337): UGC Approved and SCOPUS Indexed) has confirmed a SPECIAL ISSUE


The details of the conference, publishing opportunities and submission guidelines are available in the conference brochure attached for your reference.   


Important dates to keep in mind are:

Conference dates: February 1 and 2, 2019

Pre-conference workshop: February 1, 2019

Last day for submission of extended abstract: September 1, 2018

Notification for selected abstract: September 30, 2018

Last day for conference registration: December 15, 2018

Last day for pre-conference workshop registration: January 1, 2019

We trust you will share this mail with your colleagues, students, alumni and professional counterparts. 

For enquiries regarding the submission process please contact us at

We look forward to your participation in our conference!