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Call for Abstracts

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Topics:  Operations research   Business Analytics  Decision Sciences

The purpose of the International Conference on Operations Research and Decision Sciences 2019 (ICORDS) is to bring together researchers, faculty members, practitioners and students interested in both theoretical advances and practical applications in the field of operations research and decision sciences. The conference will be run on multiple parallel sessions, where each session will have a central theme attached to it.

All the submissions will be reviewed and acceptance will be based on ABSTRACTS ONLY.

After the reviewing process, a selected number of authors will be invited to submit a full paper. We will shortlist authors for potential publication in IIMB Management Review (IMR). The papers shortlisted by ICORDS reviewers will be sent to IMR for another review as per due process and subsequent publication, if accepted.

IIMB Management Review (IMR), IIMB’s peer-reviewed academic journal, is brought out in collaboration with Elsevier ( and is available through Elsevier’s electronic service ScienceDirect® ( The journal is listed on the Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List as a category ‘B’ journal; IMR is also indexed on Scopus and ESCI.

Submission Guidelines

All abstracts must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. Submitted abstracts should be:

  • Not more than 800 words
  • Should contain information about all the authors
  • Must have a title (not more than 20 words)

List of Topics (Including but not limited to)

  1. Accounting
  2. Inter-disciplinary Cyber Physical Systems
  3. Big Data Applications
  4. Business Analytics
  5. Cyber Security and System Resilience
  6. Digitization and Industry 4.0
    1. Tax (GST) reform and implementation
    2. Deepening and widening the application of JAM trinity (Jan Dhan, Aadhar and Mobile)
    3. FinTech (e.g. using Block Chain in applications such as Trade Finance)
  7. Application of AI, IoT, Blockchain (Example Topics)
    1. Detecting, correcting and preventing product errors;
    2. Analyzing plant performance
    3. Analyzing customer choices
    4. Speed to market in technology and product development
    5. Strengthening the supply chain with forward and backward integration and, just-in-time inventories to save holding and carrying costs
    6. Predicting market demand so that resources could be suitably planned and provided for etc.
  8. Decision Sciences in Practice
  9. Finance and Economics
  10. Game Theory
  11. Healthcare Management
  12. Information Systems and Technology
  13. Innovation and New Product Development
  14. Logistics and Transportation Management
  15. Manufacturing and Production Management
  16. Marketing and Consumer Behavior
  17. Operations in Emerging Economies
  18. Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  19. Project Management
  20. Quality Management and Lean Operations
  21. Service Systems and Operations
  22. Social Media
  23. Social Networks
  24. Strategic Management
  25. Supply Chain Management
  26. Sustainability, CSR, and Humanitarian Operations
  27. Scheduling


The conference will be held in Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam, Visakhapatnam, India


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