Business Analytics Conference

24 December, 2013
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Guidelines to Authors

GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
The authors are required to submit their abstract which should clearly indicate the purpose of research, methodology, major hypotheses, implications and key references. Industry notes and case studies should have a clear outline mentioning the context, objective and application of business and consumer analytics for decision making. Selection for papers will be done on the basis of abstracts whereas selection for publication in the journal will be on the basis of the quality of the final paper. Following are the suggested guidelines for abstract submission.

Length

About 1000-1500 words excluding title/cover page and references

Mail your abstract to baconf@greatlakes.edu.in before 30th July 2013

Margins

 2.5 cm or 1 inch

Font

Times New Roman, 12 point

Spacing

1.5

Title Page

Title, Author’s name, Affiliations, Contact details, key words

 
GUIDELINES FOR FINAL PAPER SUBMISSION

The authors are required to submit the full paper for the conference. Papers must include a clear indication of the purpose of research, methodology, results, implications and references. All the papers will undergo a check for plagiarism.

Length

 6000 words excluding title/cover page and references

Mail your final paper to baconf@greatlakes.edu.in before 31st October2013

Margins

 2.5 cm or 1 inch

Font

Times New Roman, 12 point

Spacing

1.5

Title Page

Title, Author’s name, Affiliations, Contact details, key words

 
CRITERION FOR EVALUATION BY THE REVIEWERS
The following criteria will be used to evaluate all for submission/publication?

  • Relevance: Does the subject of your research paper appeal to the conference attendees?
  • Methodology: Does the paper use a sound and robust methodology for research design and data analysis?
  • Originality: Does the paper add new findings and/or extend current body of knowledge? Does the paper create new insights, knowledge to the existing body of literature?
  • Research: Does the research paper compare and weigh the material against work of others?
  • Managerial Implications: Do the findings have managerial relevance and implications of the decision problem demonstrated?
  • Conclusion: Are the conclusions sound and justified?
  • References: Are the references adequate and exhaustive covering the whole paper?