Aimed at South Asian academics and scholars, SPJIMR will be hosting this paper development workshop in conjunction with Organization Studies and Organization Theory. We aim to support participants in developing their manuscripts ready for submission to top-tier journals.

Who should apply

  • Advanced PhD students
  • Early career scholars
  • Organisation and management studies academics

*This is an in-person event at SPJIMR, Mumbai.


Process and Timeline

Activity Deadline
Expression of interest Closed
Abstract submission 16th August (Closed)
Letter/Notification of acceptance to workshop 15 September
Revise and finalize paper 15th October
Paper Development Workshop 8th & 9th December

To participate, please submit

1. Abstract: An extended abstract of an unpublished manuscript (min 1,500 – max 2,500 words) that you wish to develop further during the workshop. The abstract should include an explanation as to the purpose of the paper, the theoretical background and, for empirical papers, the methodological approach

2. Motivation letter: A brief motivation letter explaining why you think you are a good candidate for this workshop, how you will benefit, and how the workshop fits your research interests and current stage of career.

*Please submit the two as a single document.

PRME World Tour Paper Development Workshop (Past Event)

The PRME Paper Development Workshop was held on March 3, 2023, between 13:30 and 17:30 IST. The event saw the participation of over 100 institutions from around the country and more from around the world. Over 50 papers were received, of which 41 were shortlisted for publication in internationally acclaimed management journals. 20 Mentors from 17 business schools around the world were invited to provide their feedback on the papers.

Laura Spence, Professor of Business Ethics at Royal Halloway, delivered the keynote address.

The editors’ panel included Céline Louche, Deputy Editor, Business & Society; Christopher Wickert, General Editor, Journal of Management Studies; Gazi Islam, Co-editor-in-chief, Journal of Business Ethics, Mark Learmonth, Co-editor-in-chief, Human Relations, and Paolo Quattrone, Co-editor-in-chief, Organisation Studies

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