Contributions should not exceed 5000 words exclusive of charts, tables & other graphics. The research papers should be preceded by an Abstract, not exceeding 150 words. Tables & charts should be in black & white only. They should be serially numbered, sequentially, following references to them in the text and presented on separate sheets.
Two good prints of the Article, in A-4 size stationary are required to be submitted. Material should be formatted in Times New-Roman, font size 12 point style normal. The main headings should be in upper case with font size 14 and sub headings should be formatted in l/u case with font size 13. Manuscript should be clearly typed in double space with 1 and 1/2" wide margin on the left and 1/2" on the right. Authors must ensure that the hard copy will be considered final and authentic. Additionally, the material should be sent either as an e-mail attachment or on a CD formatted in Word for Windows.
Introduction and Conclusion must be added. It should be brief and state the relation to the present status of knowledge in the field. All the articles should be duly signed at the end. Citation in the text should simply give the name of the author and the year of publication quoted For example: Agarwal (1970)
References should be given separately at the end of the paper and arranged alphabetically. The list should include only work the author/s has cited. References should include full details of the name(s) of the author(s), title of the article or book, name of the journal, details of the publishers, year & month of publication including page numbers, as appropriate. The following style should be strictly followed:
The author/s name, year of publication, title of the article, journal name, volume and issue number and the page numbers of the article should be provided. For example: Mishra, K.M, 2002 Role of IT in business management. Indian J. of Commerce, 18 (2): 56-57
Award, E.M. 2003 Knowledge Management, New Delhi: Pearson Education Srivastava, P.K. and Ray, A.R. (Eds.) 2001 Financial Management. New Delhi, McGraw Hill
For chapters in books:
Mathur, J.P. 2005 Organizational Learning. In Bansal, A.K. and R.S. Yadav (Eds.), Organizational Behaviour. New Delhi, Excell Publications.
If an article has no author, the periodical or newspaper is referenced as follows:
The Hindustan Times 2008 RIL finds new gas basin, November 27: 2010
For unpublished works such as working papers, dissertations and papers presented at meetings:
Tyagi, R.M, and Malik, S.P 2007 Job Satisfaction Working Paper No 46, Indian Institute of Travel Management, Gwalior Thakur, Reema, 2001 Effectiveness of different leadership styles on job satisfaction of factory workers. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. Jawaher Lal Nehru University, New Delhi Shishodia, B.K. and Rawat, KM 2007 Emerging issues in brand management. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Rural Marketing held at IIM, Indore on September 7-9.
For electronic documents:
Give the author's name, if known and year of publication; or give the periodical/newspaper's name or the organization's name as author. This should be followed by the full title of the document; the http, or other addresses; and the date the document was posted or accessed. Gupta, K; 2009 Knowledge Management, Asia Times March 17. http: // www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/FE28Dfo3.aspx Accessed on August 22, 2009. Financial Express. Kingfisher: rated the best airline. http: //www.expressinidia.com/fe/daily/19980129/02955144.aspx Accessed on December 24, 2009.
The Manuscript should be accompanied by::
A cover page containing article title, author's name & affiliation, mailing address, phone, fax numbers & e-mail address. A second page containing the title, abstract/summary (in about 150 words). In case of multiple authors, the cover page should indicate the author to whom correspondence should be addressed to. A declaration that the paper is original and has not been submitted elsewhere/presented and published. Two passport size photographs should be sent with brief resume. Note:- IPEM does not accept any responsibility for the views expressed in the articles by the authors or for any inadvertent omissions. No part of the articles published in this JOURNAL can be reproduced without written permission from the Editor.