Decision is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal published by the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India since 1974. It has captured the evolution of management thoughts in multiple disciplines in both national and wider regional contexts for several decades. Since 2013, the Journal has been published quarterly from Springer, with issues in March, June, September and December.

The Journal welcomes research-based, original and insightful articles on organizational, individual, socio-economic-political, environmental decision making with relevance to theory and practice of business. It accepts submissions in several formats such as original research papers, case studies, review articles and book reviews (book reviews are only by invitation).

Research topics covered in the Journal include (but not limited to):

Finance and Accounting/Organizational Theory and Behavior/ Decision Science/ Public Policy-Economic Insights/ Operation Management/ Innovation and Entrepreneurship/ Information Technology and Systems Management/ Optimization and Modelling/ Supply Chain Management/ Data Analytics/Marketing Management/ Human Resource Management

  • Focuses to examine if, and how, individuals, firms and governments in emerging economies make decisions differently
  • Advances the management research by publishing empirically and theoretically grounded articles in management decision making process
  • Publishes review articles on contemporary topics by eminent scholars

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