BIM, Trichy - Call for papers

Athenaeum is derived from the Greek word "Athenion" meaning the temple of Goddess Athena. Athena is the Goddess of Wisdom and of course civilization itself. The "Athenion" temple of ancient Greece also symbolized the place where scholars congregated to deliberate and nurture philosophy and thoughts.

The Athenaeum at BIM is such an endeavour where we plan a confluence of thinkers,practitioners,researchers,faculty members and students of management who gather to discuss and deliberate topics on contemporary management research. Over the years Athenaeum has been acknowledged as one of the most prestigious and valued research conferences in India. Come join in the coming version of Athenaeum om 12th and 13th February 2011.

Conference Theme:

The recent past has shown signs of revival and glimmers of hope. The lessons of the past,still fresh in the mind have made organizations more prudent in their approach. The future ahead holds challenges and opportunities but the answer lies undeniably in managerial excellence. Hence the theme "Towards Managerial Excellence: Challenges and Choices"

Steering and Review Committee:

Prof. P.T. Srinivasan
Professor, Madras University

Prof. M. J. Xavier
K.B. Chandrasekar Distinguished Professor of Marketing &
Director – Kotler-Srinivasan Center for Research in Marketing

Prof. Mahadevan
Professor-Production & Operations Management,
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

Prof. Anandakuttan B Unnithan
Professor, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode

Prof. Senthil Kumar
Professor, Bowling Green State University, Ohio.

Prof. Israel
Professor, XLRI - Jamshedpur

For subject themes visit :

Registration and Submission Process:
Participants who wish to submit their papers/attend the conference shall register online. Submission of abstracts and full papers shall be accepted only online. For registration and submission please visit

For Submission Guidelines visit :

Important Dates:

5th November 2010: Last date for receipt of abstracts
15th November 2010: Last date for receipt of payment
3rd December 2010: Last date for receipt of full paper
7th February 2011: Last date for receipt of PPTs
February 12th & 13th 2011: ATHENAEUM 2011

Click Here to View the Online Registration Form :

Students co-ordinators :
Sreenivasan - +91 - 9791532418
Ishwarya - +91 - 9600268559

Contact Address:

Team Athenaeum
Centre for Contemporary Management Research (CECMAR)
Bharathidasan Institute of Management
Post Box No 12, BHEL Complex, Tiruchirappalli–620014, TamilNadu India.
Tel: +91-431-2520796/502 +91-431-2583509 Fax: +91-431-2520733
Email: /

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Published on on October 20, 2010


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