The Journal:

Parikalpana: KIIT Journal of Management is a bi-annual peer reviewed journal (indexed in UGC-CARE list, and other reputed global databases like EBSCO, ProQuest, JGate), published by Director, School of Management, KIIT Bhubaneswar, India. The name of the journal means hypothesis or assumptions that a researchers want to test.

It‘s articles of this journal are well cited, and the journal maintains decent cite-score, consistently (over 2.5) and journal h-5 index is now 7 and h5-median is 12. Impactful, highly cited articles of this journals from Crossref Metadata searches ( All articles and back volumes are available for free access at:

There is no publication or processing fee charged for publication of selected articles.

Mission Statement:

The KIIT Journal of Management: Parikalpana seeks to offer original and innovative directions for creating, grooming, and disseminating the novel thoughts and researches, conducted on business management sectors in India and abroad, with pragmatic orientation.


The journal would include articles relevant for the following:

  • Indian organizations operating in India and overseas;
  • Multinational firms in India;
  • Comparative analysis across firms and across geographical locations.

The journal encourages submissions that follow diverse perspectives and methodologies, existing as well as novel, including but not limited to the following broad sections:

  • Conceptual articles, which would build new perspectives based on personal insights and or literature reviews.
  • Empirical articles, which are based on primary and or secondary data, and which may use qualitative and or quantitative methodologies
  • Case studies, Management games
  • Book and article reviews
  • Critiques of the articlesincluded in the earlier issues of the journal

Selection process & Ethical Practices:

The manuscripts are selected in a double blind peer-reviewed process. We observe standard ethical practices (as clearly laid down by COPE, of which we are a member), generally applicable to academic publications. All articles are first run through plagiarism detector software. Manuscripts having a similarity percentage over 15% are rejected. As we get many articles, review process takes longer time and the contributors might have to wait for a minimum of 6-8 months to get communication on editorial decision.