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PUBLIC POLICY & MANAGEMENT: EMERGING ISSUES Today, we are witnessing several reforms and emerging trends in public policies and its execution that require to look at the global socio-economic developments from different perspectives. Understanding the nature and rationale of government regulations as well as anticipating future policy trends can very well provide stockholders the competitive edge in policy decisions and policy implementation. Also critical to the future of public policy is the application of management thinking, evidence-based and analytical solutions, and result-oriented policy formulation. Hence, the execution of public policy decisions hold key to improving the quality of governance that will benefit the society. Further, harnessing technology and scaling up innovations, outsourcing across levels of government from both private and government agencies, and increased involvement of not-for-profit sector are few emerging factors that have been influencing government policies globally. Governments are now more focused towards providing user-centered services that will provide holistic solutions to the society at large. Additionally, to keep up with the rapid change, it becomes more imperative for the governments to take inclusive decisions, and explore new ideas and possibilities. It is also imperative to understand better the contemporary issues relevant to the growth and development of the public sector which include designing public interventions, financing infrastructure development, socio-economic developments across the borders, cross-cultural knowledge exchange between public and private sector, and other demographic factors that influence public policy implementation globally.


    Prof. Koustab Ghosh (Co-Convener)

    Prof. Shivendra Kumar Pandey (Co-Convener)

    Prof. Deepika Jain (Member)

    Prof. Smita Joshi (Member)

    Prof. Abhay Pant (Member)

    Prof. Devi Prasad Dash (Member)


    Workshop 1: How to Publish Studies in Top Tier Journals
    Prof Jason D. Shaw, Foundation Chair in Business in the Nanyang Business School at Nanyang Technological University,
    Chief Editor, The Academy of Management Journal (AMJ).

    Workshop 2: Publishing Qualitative Studies in Management Research
    Prof. Eero Vaara, Professor of Organization and Management at Aalto University School of Business, Helsinki, Finland,
    Associate Editor, The Academy of Management Journal (AMJ).


    To be notified.


      The United Service Institution of India
      Rao Tula Ram Marg (Opposite Signals Enclave)
      Post Bag No 8, Vasant Vihar PO,
      New Delhi - 110 057 .


    Submission Opens:  April 25, 2019

    Submission Closes:  August 9, 2019

    Communication of Extended Abstract:    September 10, 2019

    Full Paper Submission :                       October 15, 2019  

    Early bird Registration:                       October 31, 2019

    Registration Closes:                            November 30, 2019

    Pre-Conference Workshop:                December 11, 2019

    PAN IIM Conference:                          December 12-14, 2019