PMR (Pravara Management Review) is a bi-yearly Journal of Dr. Vikhe Patil Foundation’s Pravara Centre for Management Research & Development, Pune. Its ISSN No is 0975-7201. It is listed in Cabells International Directory.
PMR invites innovative and preferably research-based articles in any area of management. Practicing managers are welcome to submit data-based case studies for publication. All authors should aim at advancing existing thought and / or practices in the relevant field and hence should endeavour to be original and insightful. Submissions should indicate an understanding of the relevant literature and the contribution of research. Empirical articles should have an appropriatemethodology and be able to relate their findings to the existing literature. Methodological articles must attempt to show how they further existing theory.
The review process
The review process followed by PMR is systematic and thorough. Articles submitted to the journal are initially screened by the editor for relevance and overall quality as judged by the presentation of concepts, methodology and findings. Inappropriate or weak submissions are not forwarded for a formal review. Those considered appropriate are submitted to a double blind review process.
Every research-orianted individual and institution, and every research student, faculty working anywhere in the world is invited to explore fruitful connections with PMR.
Editor – Dr. Puja Bhardwaj
Associate Professor at PCMRD
Instructions to Authors
PMR welcomes articles on all aspects management, thought, research and practice. We publish empirical papers, review papers, executive experience-sharing, research notes, case studies and book-reviews. Official editorial address of PMR is :
Dr. Vikhe Patil Foundation’s
Pravara Centre for Management Research & Development,
Near Patrakarnagar, Off Senapati Bapat Road, Pune 411016. Maharashtra, India.
Tel : (91) (020) 25651104, 25651499
Fax : (91) (020) 25651550
However, the authors may send soft copies of their submissions directly to the Editor. Manuscripts should be submitted as soft copies. They should be typed in Times New Roman font size 12, with 1.5 line spacing and with margins of one inch on all sides. The normal size of a paper is about 8,000- 10,000 words.
Manuscript of a paper should have a cover page providing the title of the paper, the name(s), address(es), phone, fax numbers and e-mail address(es) of all authors and acknowledgements if any. In order to facilitate anonymous review of the papers, please restrict the author-related information only to the cover page.
Following the cover page, there should be an ‘abstract’ page, which should contain the title of the paper, the subtitle ‘Abstract’ and a summary of the paper in single space, not exceeding 150 words. The text of the paper should not start on this page, but on a fresh page with the title of the paper repeated.
References should be cited in the style prescribed in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (4 ed.). Indicate the position of the reference in the text within brackets by the author’s last name and the year of publication; e.g.: ‘(Porter, 1980)’ or incorporate it into a sentence, eg: ‘as pointed out by Hannan and Freeman (1977)’. At the end of the text, references should be listed in the alphabetical order of the last names of the authors, with a title REFERENCES. Examples of how the references are to be listed at the end of the paper are given below :
Figures and Tables
Each Figure/Table should be printed on a separate sheet. Figures and tables are to be separately numbered, titled and attached at the end of the text serially. The position of the figure or table should be indicated in the text on a separate line with the words “Table 1 about here”.
At the end of the blind review process, the editor informs the author about the acceptance or rejection of the manuscript. On acceptance, the author is expected to incorporate the modifications suggested by the reviewers, if any, and submit a soft copy of the final revised manuscript.
Policy against simultaneous submission
Authors should ensure that the manuscript submitted to PMR is not simultaneously submitted to any other journal or publisher. Similarly, it should not be submitted anywhere else during the pendency of the review process which will take about 3-6 months. Once a manuscript is accepted by or published in PMR, it becomes the property of PCMRD, whose permission is required for any operations covered by the Copyright Act.
All correspondence regarding subscription and advertisements regarding PMR should be addressed to
Dr. Vikhe Patil Foundation’s
Near Patrakarnagar, Off Senapati Bapat Road,
Pune 411016. Maharashtra, India.
Tel: (91) (020) 25651104, 25651499
Fax: (91) (020) 25651550
Subscription / Advertisement amount should be paid by Demand draft drawn in favour of “Dr. Vikhe Patil Foundation’s PCMRD” payble at Pune.
PMR Online Journals
Knowledge should not be bounded. Keeping this in mind, we have started publishing our journals on the net so that the knowledge seekers can find it more easily and also to increase the visibility of our Journal.
Dr. Puja Bhardwaj Editor, PMR