Fellow Programme in Rural Management (FPRM)

DOCMAD Date Update and Call for Papers

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DOCMAD 2020 – which was scheduled to be held from 19th and 20th March 2020 (two days) – has been postponed to 3rd to 6th November 2020 (four days). The colloquium will be completely online. The programme schedule for the first two days of the colloquium remains the same, where the papers/proposals already selected will be presented by the participants. The last two days would be dedicated to COVID-19 track and will include presentation of full papers, keynote addresses and panel discussions on the context of the COVID-19 pandemic that the world is currently going through.

DOCMAD 2020 is inviting fresh submissions that contribute to the colloquium track, “COVID-19”. Contributions will have the form of full papers. The guidelines previously issued for the full paper track will be applicable.

The paper can be from any of the following eight main themes previously declared under DOCMAD 2020 interfacing with the Covid-19 pandemic:

  1. Economics
  2. Finance Accounting Costing
  3. General Management - Strategy & Policy
  4. IT & Systems
  5. Marketing
  6. OB-HR
  7. Productions Operations Management and QT
  8. Social Sciences

The participants whose papers are already scheduled for the previous two tracks (Track 1: Doctoral Proposal and Track 2: Advanced Research Paper Presentation) are also invited to submit their papers under the new track.

The last date for submission is 1st September 2020. The papers can be submitted to docmad@irma.ac.in.