The North Eastern Management Association (NEMA)


Department of Management, Mizoram University

Jointly Organizes

International Conference

on the theme

“Sustainable Business Management and Information Technology”

During 31st Oct. to 1st November 2019

Venue: Department of Management, Mizoram University

About The Conference

In today’s business scenario, sustainability has gained immense highlights and importance. Companies are integrating sustainability principles and theories in their businesses by pursuing goals beyond their profit maximization and reputation management. Often, sustainable businesses have progressive environmental and human rights policies incorporated. They have started participating in environmental friendly or green activities to ensure that all processes, products and manufacturing activities adequately address current environmental concerns in the process of maintaining profit. Business sustainability requires firms to adhere to the principles of sustainable development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. For industrial development to be sustainable, it must address various crucial issues like economic efficiency, social equity and environmental accountability.

For the business community, sustainability is moiré window dressing. By adopting sustainable practices, companies can gain competitive edge, increase their market share and boost shareholder value. If the sustainable development is to achieve its potential, it must be integrated into the planning and measurement systems of business enterprises. And for that to happen, the concept must be articulated in terms that are familiar to business leaders. The roles of business in contributing to sustainable development remain indefinite. While all business enterprises can make a contribution towards its attainment, the ability to make a difference varies by sector and organization size. Technology has important effects on business operations. No matter the size of your enterprise, technology has both tangible and intangible benefits that will help you make money and produce the results your customers demand. Technological infrastructure affects the culture, efficiency and relationships of a business. Technology is developed to meet a problem or opportunity. Businesses use technology to extend their abilities and to serve their customers. Business owners or entrepreneurs have the vision to recognize consumer wants and to devise ways to meet them. However, they will need to use technology to accomplish some of these goals, and in most cases, they will have to hire experienced technical people who can use technology to implement these ideas. Nowadays it’s challenging for a business to gain competitive advantage without using technology.

In this context of the debate on sustainability taking the ‘society vs. business’ in today’s digital environment, the North Eastern Management Association (NEMA) in collaboration with Department of Management, Mizoram University aims to bring together these differing perspectives in academia as well as practice for discussion and debate in the 2nd International Conference on “Sustainable Business Management and Information Technology” to be held during 31st October to 1st November, 2019.

Important Dates

Last date for Submission of Abstract 25th June 2019
Intimation of Acceptance of Abstract 30th June 2019
Last date for Submission of Full Paper 20th July 2019
Intimation of Acceptance of Full Paper 23rd July 2019
Registration (on or before) 5th August 2019

Mizoram University at a glance

Mizoram University (MZU) was established on 2nd July 2001 by the Mizoram University Act, 2000 which appeared in the Gazette of India (Extraordinary) on 25th April, 2000 as a Central University having His Excellency, the President of India as its Visitor. The University life in its lush green scenic hill campus is lively and diverse with 50% of the Teaching Staff and 16% of students coming from various parts of the country. Visits from eminent dignitaries, scholars and researchers, activists, politician from India and abroad constantly take place in the University. On 21st February 2014, the University for its First Accreditation was awarded grade A by NAAC, Bangalore. Mizoram University ranked 76th among the universities for the year 2019 by National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.

Department of Management, Mizoram University

The department was established in the academic session 2006-07 with full time MBA programme offering specialization in four disciplines – Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, and Small Business & Entrepreneurship Development. Further in August 2014, the Department has started 5 years Integrated Masters in Business Administration (IMBA) having an exit option at the end of 3 years (6th Semester) with an BBA degree. At present department haves 18 faculty members and offers Ph.D, M Phil, IMBA and MBA courses.

How to Reach Aizawl

Aizawl can be reached by Air through Kolkata/Imphal. Connected flights are also available from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad. The MZU is approximately 30 Km away from Lengpui Airport towards Aizawl city. Pre-paid taxis are easily available from the Airport to reach the University. The taxi fare is Rs. 1000. Silchar is the nearest railway station to Aizawl. The journey (by road) from Silchar to Aizawl takes around 6 hrs. by maxicabs (share basis) are available from Mizoram Circuit House, Sonai Road, Silchar. Temperature varies between 15 to 25 degrees Celsius.

Conference Sub Themes

We invite researchers and practitioners to submit their ideas, articles and abstracts pertaining to following suggested themes (this list is not exhaustive):

  • Behavioural Corporate Governance
  • Business and Data Analytics
  • Change management in dynamic business environment
  • Challenges and Opportunities in sustainable marketing
  • Culture aspects in business and sustainable marketing
  • Corporate Governance; Mechanism and Practices
  • Culture and Strategy
  • Cloud Computing
  • Dynamics of Family Business
  • Climate Change Management
  • Database Management System
  • Data Security
  • Data Mining and Data Warehouses
  • Digital Business and Digital Marketing
  • Disaster and Crisis Management
  • E-Commerce: Strategies, Models, Applications
  • Inclusive and Equitable Economic Growth
  • Organisational Development
  • Knowledge Management and Collaboration
  • Transformation of financial system for green economy
  • Knowledge management in knowledge economy
  • Human Resource Capital Practices
  • Emerging organisational structures
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Financial intermediaries in sustainable economies
  • Human Resource Planning and Analytics
  • Innovations in financial services
  • Sustainable financial regulatory framework
  • Green Marketing and Responsible Consumerism
  • ICT in development practices
  • Green ICT for sustainability
  • Recent trends in ICT
  • Business practices in Non Profit Organisation
  • Business Ethics in sustainable development
  • Entrepreneurship, growth and competitiveness
  • Green Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and technological entrepreneurship
  • Social and community entrepreneurship
  • Tourism and sustainable development
  • Eco Tourism and Community tourism
  • Society and corporate houses
  • Innovation, strategy and CSR
  • Global Reporting Initiatives and Corporate Sustainability
  • Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Governance Issues and Challenges
  • Role of Spirituality in Sustainability and Responsible Businesses
  • Managing Indigenous Cultures and Livelihood
  • Marketing in real time scenario
  • Solar and other sustainable Energies for future
  • Managing water crises in future
  • Sustainability Development Agenda 2030
  • Managing forest and other natural resources
  • Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
  • Education on Sustainability, Climate Change, Society, and Inclusiveness
  • Process Management
  • Sustainability and Smart Cities
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable Business Strategies
  • Sustainable Reporting
  • Sustainable Human Resource Management
  • Web Technology and Management

Submission Guidelines:

Author can submit their paper as an email attachment in doc or docx format at

  1. secetarynema@gmail.com
  2. lsksharma@yahoo.co.in
  3. sunil.mba.amity@gmail.com
  • Length of full-length paper should be about 3000-5000 words.
  • The entire paper (title, abstract, keywords, main text, figures, tables, references, etc.) must be in ONE document created in MS WORD (compatible mode). Please use Times New Roman font.
  • Font size should be 16 point for title, and 12 point for rest of the text. Please provide margin of 1”on all sides. The text should be justified.
  • References should be provided using American Psychological Association (APA) guidelines.
  • Check that the paper prints correctly (i.e. all imported figures and tables are there) and ensure that the file is virus-free.
  • Changes in the paper title, authorship and paper contents shall not be possible after the submission deadline.
  • Submitted papers must not have been previously presented, published, accepted for publication anywhere.
  • Submission of a paper implies that should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors will register and present the paper in the conference.
  • Last date of registration is 5th August, 2019.
  • Authors should provide their full name, current affiliation, and contact details on the cover page of their research paper.
  • Kindly indicate the name of the corresponding author in case of two or more authors. All conference related mails will be addressed to the corresponding authors.


The peer-reviewed conference papers will be published in the Book Proceedings (Full Paper) bearing an International Standard Book Number (ISBN) by a reputed National Publisher. Based on Editor’s review, few selected papers may be published in the referred journal; International Journal of Applied Management Research (IJAMR)


Faculty/ Paper Presenting Authors/Delegates (Non NEMA Members) INR 3000
Faculty/ Paper Presenting Authors/Delegates (NEMA Members) INR 2000
Students / PhD Candidates presenting paper (Non NEMA Members) INR 1500
Students / PhD Candidates presenting paper (NEMA Members) INR 1000
Non Presenting participant (Non NEMA Members) INR 1000
Non Presenting participant (NEMA Members) INR 750

The filled in application form along with the DD should reach

North Eastern Management Association (NEMA)
Please complete the registration form and send to the following email or whatsapp
Email: lsksharma@yahoo.co.in & sunildroak@gmail.com Mobile: 9862569024


Details for correspondence:
Prof. L. S. Sharma,
Head, Department of Management, Mizoram University and
Vice President, NEMA
Contact: +91-9862569024
Email: lsksharma@yahoo.co.in
Dr. Sunildro L.S. Akoijam, Assistant Professor
Department of Management, NEHU, TURA Campus,
Jt. Secretary. NEMA
Email: sunil.mba.amity@gmail.com;

Account Name North Eastern Management Association
Account Number 49000100010135
Bank Name and Branch Bank of Baroda, Manipur University Branch

*The Registration fee includes the Conference Kit, Refreshments, Lunches and certificate only. Accommodation for the participants may be arranged on request made from the participants but they have to make the payment on their own. The International Guest House, Manipur University has some rooms; interested delegates may write for booking but subject to first come first chance.

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