FOCUS: International Journal of Management

Jagdish Sheth School of Management’s (Formerly IFIM Business School) FOCUS, the management journal, is being brought out with a view to facilitate effective dissemination of information with regard to various management issues and problem-solving methodologies relevant for practicing executives as well as for academicians working in the field of management

Fifteen volumes of FOCUS have been published so far.

The next issue of FOCUS – Issue 16.1 will be published in July 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS – FOCUS: International Journal of Management ISSUE 16.1

FOCUS: Publish rich, insightful and contemporary research articles dealing with industry friendly applied issues of management. The research papers are planned to foster a better understanding of the theories and practices of management and thus particularly focus on problem-solving approaches, relevant to the practicing executives and as well academicians engaged in the related fields.

Being a business management journal, FOCUS intends to rationalize both conceptual ideas and theory developments along with operationalization aspects of the developed concepts and theories in the contemporary business applications. Business case studies and practice oriented applied research are of immense interest of the journal.

The July 2022 Issue of FOCUS Journal invites articles from the following domains :

  • Services marketing
  • Strategic issues, discussions, approaches related to different functional areas
  • Operations management
  • Logistics & supply chain management
  • Globalization
  • E-business and E-marketing
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Environmental management systems
  • Entrepreneurship and small business management
  • Computer applications
  • Business Analytics
  • Human Resources Management
  • Insurance, health, infrastructure management, etc.
  • Financial management

The last date for the Submission of Papers for the July 2022 Issue is 15th April 2022.

The Refereeing Process

All articles received by the journal will be first reviewed by the Chief Editor for appropriateness and completeness, in terms of the requirement of the Journal. Articles that meet the committee’s basic requirements, will be blind reviewed by two referees conversant with the subject.

Once the papers are cleared by the referees, they will go for final publication in the journal. This is keeping in with the standards stipulated by any international refereed journal.

Frequency of publication: Biannual – June & December

Soft copy of manuscript can be mailed to

Note: Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Important Dates :

Submission of papers: April 15, 2022

Submission of revised paper: May 15, 2022

Publication date:  July, 2022

Please download the Author Guidelines below :