Globsyn Management Journal

Globsyn Management Journal is an EBSCO listed bi-annual publication of Globsyn Business School, Kolkata, India. Globsyn Management Journal (GMJ) is also available in the Pro Quest database. Its objective is to contribute to a better understanding of organizations and their functioning by presenting conceptually sound and methodologically rigorous articles which provide insights and advanced knowledge on managerial, business and organizational issues.

A typical issue of the journal would carry a mix of research articles, book reviews, perspectives and case studies. Research Articles would be analytical and/or empirical in nature and focus on the analysis and resolution of managerial issues in organizations. Book Reviews would present reviews of current books on various domains of management. Perspectives would aim to identify and highlight emerging issues and paradigms in management Case Studies would aim at an intensive analysis of a real life decision taken at the individual or the organizational level, which may be functional, operational or strategic in nature.

Today’s world has witnessed a Black Swan event affecting every aspect of human life with major socio-economic impact. The world is undeniably facing a new, challenging and an unpredictable event with the outbreak of the pandemic. But with significant disruption comes great opportunities. The tireless researches in different domains are already at full swing for a better and more sustainable future. The need to reconstruct and be resilient and agile in a specific sustainable direction is the need of the hour. The pandemic has made every human self-sufficient and confident to fight the odds with new vigor and intelligence defining a new way of living in the ‘new normal’ of things.

According to the famous scholar Yaakov Kaufman, “When someone pushes you to the corner, push the corner away“. So in this situation, businesses require an innovative pathway to a more resilient economy across the globe. During these challenging times, renovations of old ideas to a new rebooted one or/ and new ideas from inception are the keys to business resilience and sustainability. But emphasizing resilience, i.e. the capacity for resisting, absorbing and responding, even reinventing if required, in response to fast and/or disruptive change needs companies to become agile, i.e. capacity for moving quickly, flexibly and decisively in anticipating, initiating and taking advantage of opportunities and avoiding any negative consequences of change. It is time for researchers to lead the change towards a sustainable alternative.

The Globsyn Management Journal (GMJ), indexed in EBSCO, ProQuest Database, OCLC, ABI Inform and double-blind peer reviewed journal, is a Beyond Education initiative of Globsyn Business School and has always taken up contemporary global challenging issues to deliberate on critical business, managerial and sectorial problems that would impact society and provide a robust solution. Having been published over the last 10 years, GMJ has successfully positioned itself as a signature research journal for all management educators, academicians, corporates, researchers and students globally to come together, contribute and experience the power of diversified and interdisciplinary management education.

This issue of GMJ (VOL XIV, Issue 1 & 2 and ISSN: 0973-9181) is focused on the theme: ‘Strategic Resilience and Agility: Key to Business Sustainability in Post COVID-19 Era’. This edition of the journal will focus on the effects and implications of the pandemic on different segments of economy and importance of strategic resilience and agility for business sustainability.

The Journal, is divided into four sections, as follows:

  1. Research Articles (4000- 5000 words approx.): would be conceptual and/or empirical or qualitative in nature and focus on the analysis and resolution of managerial and social issues in organizations. Mixed method research with rigorous statistical and thematic findings would also be a part of this section.
  2. Perspectives (1000- 1500 words approx.): would aim to provide a critical view of identifying and highlighting emerging issues and paradigms in management.
  3. Case Studies (4000-5000 words approx.): would aim at an intensive analysis of a real-life decision taken at the individual or the organizational level, which may be Conceptual, Functional, Operational or Strategic in nature.
  4. Book Reviews (500 words approx.): would present critical analysis and interesting take on related books based on the current or associated theme.

Authors can contribute in any one of the following sections.

Manuscript Preparation Guidelines:

1. Language
The language of the manuscript must be in English (either American or British standard, but not the mixture of both).
2. Length and Format of the Paper
The length of the paper should not exceed 25 pages (Times New Roman, 12 Font) excluding tables, figures, references and appendices (if any). Paper containing more than 25 pages words will be returned to the author(s) to abridge. Articles should be typed in double-space (including footnotes and references) on one side and one column of the paper only (preferably A4) with wide margins. Authors are urged to write as concisely as possible, but not at the expense of clarity.
3. References
Author(s) should follow the latest edition of APA style in referencing. Please visit www.apastyle.org to learn more about APA style.

Important Dates

  • Paper Submission: September, 15, 2020
  • Author(s) Notification: October, 10, 2020
  • Full Manuscript Submission: December, 15, 2020

All material and editorial correspondence should be addressed to:
The Associate Editor, Globsyn Management Journal
Globsyn Business School – Kolkata
Email ID: gbsjournal@globsyn.edu.in

Advancing human well-being along material well-being, health, education, voice, access to a clean and safe environment and resilience – is at the core of transforming society towards sustainable development. Sustainable development is the core objective of the process of economic growth and development. But it is also a powerful instrument for promoting economic growth, especially when investments in developmental segment of global economy are made in the context of a liberal and open economic environment. There is interrelationship between three complementary issues: amalgamation into the global economy and the globalisation of markets; the promotion of faster economic growth; and sustainable human development. The impact of each of these interlocking issues on supporting development is the need of the hour. The negative consequences of globalization and liberalization are also distinguished, and strategies to mitigate those impacts are located in social and economic policies. If sustainable development has to achieve its potential, it must be integrated into the planning and measurement systems of business enterprises. And for that to happen, the concept of sustainable business development must be articulated in terms that are familiar to business leaders. The complexities of the overall issues and several weaknesses of so-called ‘holistic’ or ‘comprehensive’ development approaches are being debated upon in academic and corporate forums.

Taking these factors into account we have decided to bring out an Issue on “Economic Development and sustainability in Dynamic Global Market”.

This issue focus on multi faced problems that underlie economic frameworks, as given below:

  • Uberisation is one such neo-euphemism for a property of a highly tele-networked business for hitting peak efficiencies in operations, providing highly economical and efficient services. ‘Does Uberisation Affect the Psychological Wellbeing of IT Professionals?’ explores the factors responsible for creating psychological distress and poor organizational commitment among temporary workers.
  • Most individuals choose to spend the majority of their adult lives in paid employment. For most, the choice to work may not be seen as much of a choice at all, since money provides sustenance, security, and privilege. ‘Relationship Between The Industrial Types and Managerial Pay: A Study Involving Principal Industrial Sectors of India’ identifies the quantum of managerial remuneration which is determined by many factors like financial strength of the organizations, ownership structure, risk propensity of the executives etc.
  • The purpose of succession planning is to derive a systematic process that would independently and successfully tender the modern business challenges such as development of organisation, team development, globalisation and talent management. ‘Study on Impact of Succession Planning on Employee Career Attitude in Select IT companies in West Bengal’, aims at study of the impact of identifying the right successor for the future vacant position on the career attitude of mass employees in general.
  • ‘Socially Responsible Leadership – Indian Historical Perspectives’ focuses on glimpses of the salient features of these corporate entities and their activities that are delineated in his paper.

This issue of Globsyn Management Journal also articulates industry Perspectives, Case Studies and Book Reviews beside Research Articles.

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