About IBS

ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad is a constituent of IFHE (The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education), a Deemed-to-be-University, declared by the UGC, under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. It has been ranked among the top business schools in India, consistently for the past few years. Silicon India ranked IBS, Hyderabad as Second in their All India Ranking of non- IIM Business schools-2014.

The school has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), re-accredited by SAQS (South Asian Quality Standards) till 2022, rated A** by CRISIL, EB2 IN by ICRA, and as an “Excellent” Business School by Eduniversal. The World Consulting & Research Corporation (WCRC)–Asian Edition has ranked IBS Hyderabad, IFHE, among Asia's Best Private Educational Institutions for the year 2012-13. IFHE has been accredited by NAAC with an ‘A+’ Grade.

The school has an excellent Case Research Center which has a repository of 5000+ cases covering all areas of management. Some of the IIMs and leading business schools in India and abroad use the cases developed by the Institute.

Apart from contributing to regular courses leading to the award of degrees, our faculty members also offer MDPs to executives and undertake research and consultancy projects. The institute holds International Conferences in all areas of management. The institute offers a Ph.D. degree program that is rigorous and known for its high-quality inputs. IBS Hyderabad has state-of-the-art infrastructure at its campus spread across 94 acres located near Dontapalli, Shankarpalli Road, Hyderabad. The school offers BBA, MBA, and Ph.D. programs.


About the Conference

International Conference on Operations Management (ICOM) is a flagship conference of the Department of Operations and IT, ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad. Three editions of ICOM have been successfully conducted in the past receiving participation from various eminent institutions from Indian and abroad including both academicians and practitioners. ICOM-2022 is the fourth edition in the series. ICOM-2022 is designed to disseminate the latest advancements and research work in the area of operations management and allied areas to the global audience.


Objectives of the Conference

International Conference on Operations Management Digitalization: A new Age of Business Innovations & Decision-Making aims for greater insights from the leading academicians, managers, scientists, researchers, and practitioners interested in theoretical and practical aspects of Digitalization in operations management and decision science. It also provides an interdisciplinary platform to discuss and present the advanced research trends, innovations, and challenges in the field of Operations Management.


About the Operations and IT Department

The Department of Operations and Information Technology came into existence in 1995. The department is a part of IBS Hyderabad, the Faculty of Management of the University. The department has two major areas of focus – Operations and Information Technology. Currently, the department has forty-one faculty members involved in teaching, research, and administration.


The department offers various courses as part of the Ph.D. in Management, MBA, BBA, and BBA-LLB (Hons.) programs of the University. The department also academically contributes to the Workshops/Faculty Development Programs and Management Development Programs of the Centre for Management Development of the University.

Research and Publications

The major thrust areas in which research activities are being pursued are Supply Chain Management, Information Technology, Project Management, Information Security, e-Governance, Analytics, and Decision Support Systems. Faculty members of the department have published research papers in reputed peer-reviewed national and international journals such as Information and Management, Intelligent Information Systems, Business Theory and Practice, Requirements Engineering, Information Technology, etc. Besides, the faculty members have published many books and chapters/articles in original/edited books, conference proceedings, etc.

Call for Papers

We invite original papers (full length or extended abstracts or abstracts) from academicians, industry professionals, research scholars, and independent consultants/professionals from NGOs, for paper presentation and subsequent possible publication in the proceedings of the conference. We also encourage case studies related to operations management and related areas.

Main Themes

Based on the central them of the conference “Digitalization: A new Age of Business Innovations & Decision Making” the following is the suggested themes for the research article/case study (but is not limited to):

  • Add your contentDigitalization in Operations Management
  • Disruptive Digital Technologies
  • Industry 5.0
  • Circular Supply Chain Management and Technology
  • E- Logistics Management
  • Digital Supply Chain Management
  • Digitalization in Services Operations Management
  • Technology usage in Operation Research in the manufacturing and service sector
  • Multi-criteria decision models in operations and supply chain management
  • Sustainable Development and Technology
  • Digitalization in Healthcare operations management
  • Technology and Quality Management
  • Technology and Disaster Management
  • Agri-business Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Digitalization in Marketing Management
  • Digitalization in Human Resource Management
  • Digital Economy
  • Digital Banking and Financial Management
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Business processes
  • Business Analytics and Decision Sciences
  • Digitalization in Project Management

Other Interdisciplinary studies interacting with financial management, human resource management, marketing management, and science & technology are also invited

Paper Submission Guidelines

Abstract / Extended Abstract / Full Paper can be submitted through e-mail at: icom2022@ibsindia.org

  • All the submissions abstract/full paper will be double-blind peer-reviewed
  • Abstract must have 300-500 words and 4-6 keywords in Times new roman 12 pt. font size
  • Names of author(s) and their credentials should be mentioned clearly in the abstract below the title of the paper
  • The abstract should include: the purpose of the research, motivation, methodology, main results, and practical implication. However, for practice papers, authors may include business context, analytical problem, proposed solution, and insights
  • The authors should clearly indicate the theme under which they want their abstract/full paper to be considered. Conceptual Papers/ Empirical Papers/ Theoretical Papers should be between 4000-9000 words long while Case Studies/ White Papers/ Practice Papers may be of 1500-3000 words
  • The full papers should be submitted in MS-Word format, Times New Roman 12 points font size, with a 1.5 line spacing. The Title/ Cover Page shall contain the details of Paper Title, Author(s), Affiliation(s), Contact Details (E-mail ID and/or Phone Number)
  • Based on merit and quality of presentation/paper, the author may be invited to submit the full paper for journal publication
  • All the accepted abstracts will be published in the ISBN proceedings

  • Paper Submission link: https://forms.gle/ij1MFR9tEkNKCeB6A

Publication Opportunities

Selected papers based on merit and suitability may be published in one of the following journals/ISBN proceedings.

  • International Journal of Emerging Markets (ABDC-B, SSCI, and Scopus: In consultation with the Senior Editor- Aviral Kumar Tiwari and Editor-in-Chief)
  • International Journal of Electronic Government Research (ABDC-C, Scopus and Web of Science Indexed)
  • International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies (ABDC-C and Scopus: In consultation with the Editor- Aviral Kumar Tiwari and Editor-in-Chief)
  • Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences (Scopus: In consultation with the Associate Editor- Aviral Kumar Tiwari and Editor-in-Chief)
  • The IUP Journal of Accounting Research and Audit Practices (ABDC Indexed and UGC Care Listed)
  • The IUP Journal of Applied Economics (ABDC Indexed)
  • The IUP Journal of Corporate Governance (ABDC Indexed)
  • The IUP Journal of Marketing Management (UGC Care Listed)
  • The IUP Journal of Operations Management
  • The IUP Journal of Supply Chain Management
  • VILAKSHAN-XIMB Journal of Management (Emerald Publishing)
  • Recent Advances in Blockchain Technology: Real-World Applications, Springer Book Series, Intelligent Systems Reference Library (ISI Web of Science, SCOPUS, DBLP & SpringerLink) https://www.springer.com/series/8578

Important Dates

Last date to submit abstract/ full paper 

April 15, 2022

Paper acceptance notification

April 30, 2022

Conference registration ends

May 06, 2022

Conference dates

May 13-14, 2022

Registration Process

Register Now

Fee Details

Academician/Practitioner INR 1000/ USD 50
Student/Research Scholar INR 500/ USD 25

Advisory Committee

Prof. J Mahender Reddy

(VC (IC), IFHE Deemed to be University, Hyderabad)

Prof. C S Shylajan

(Dean Academics, IBS Hyderabad)

Prof. A V Vedpuriswar

(Advisor, ICFAI Group)

Prof. Sindhuja P N

(Ph.D. Coordinator, IBS Hyderabad)

Prof. Shashikala P

(COE, IFHE Deemed to be University, Hyderabad)

Prof. V N A Naikan

(Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur)

Prof. Mohit Goswami

(Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Raipur)

Dr. Sarat Kumar Jena

(Associate Professor, XIM Bhubaneswar)

Dr. Aviral Kumar Tiwari

(Indian Institute of Management, Bodh Gaya)

Prof. Abhilasha Singh

(VP Academic Affairs, AUE, Dubai, UAE)

Dr. D G Mogale

(Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK)

Dr. Purushottam Meena

(New York Institute of Technology, USA)

Dr. Arijit De

(The University of Manchester, UK)

Mr. Tarak Nath Gorai

(Director, MavensWood Investment Ltd., London, UK)

Mr. Pankaj Kumar

(Chief, TQM & Corporate Quality Assurance, Tata Steel)

Mr. M Karthikeyan

(Indian Space Research Organization, Bangalore)

Dr. Saikouk Tarik,

Professeur Associé en Lean Supply Chain Management Redacteur Associe de la Revue Francaise de Gestion Industrielle, France

Prof. Konstantinos P. Tsagarakis

Professor School of Production Engineering and Management
Technical University of Crete
Chania, Greece

Prof. Vikas Kumar PhD BTech CMBE AHEA LTHE

Director of Research and Scholarship Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management
Bristol Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Dr. Andrea S. Patrucco

Department of Marketing and Logistics Florida International University
College of Business
Miami, United States

Prof. Jiuh-Biing Sheu

Advisory Editor (Past Editor-in-Chief), Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review Associate Editor, Transportmetrica B: Transport Dynamics
Editorial Board, Industrial Marketing Management
Chair Professor, Department of Business Administration, National Taiwan University
Taipei, Taiwan

Prof. Mark Goh

Professor NUS Business School, Singapore

Dr. Muhammad Khakim HABIBI

Assistant Professor Department of Supply Chain Management & Information Systems
Rennes School of Business, France

Sobhan (Sean) Asian

La Trobe Business School,
La Trobe University, Australia

Prof. Stefan Seuring

Chair of Supply Chain Management

Faculty of Business and Economics
University of Kassel
Kassel, Germany

Dr. Yaoming Zhou

Assistant Professor

Department of IE&M
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China

Organizing Committee

Prof. Sanjay Fuloria

(Co-convener, Professor and Director (Centre for Distance and Online Education), IFHE Deemed to be University, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Samyadip Chakraborty

(Co-convener, Associate Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Vaibhav Mishra

(Co-convener, Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Prof. Siva Prasad

(Area Coordinator (Ops and IT), IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. D Saravanan

(Associate Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Shubhagata Roy

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Shankha Sengupta

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Pradeep Kumar Tarei

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Hasanuzzaman

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Sayan Chakraborty

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Md Tanweer Ahmad

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Rishabh Rathore

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. K Mathiyazhagan

(Associate Professor, Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai)

Dr. Krishna Kumar Dadsena

Assistant Professor Operations and IT Department IBS Hyderabad

Technical Review Committee

Prof. Venkateswara Rao Korasiga

(Associate Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Prof. Nasina Jigeesh

(Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Prof. L Shridharan

(Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Prof. Vishal Mishra

(Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Prof. Ved Prakash Gulati

(Adjunct Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Venkata Siva Gabbita

(Associate Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Prof. A Sandeep

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. C Lakshmi Devasena

(Associate Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Prof. KVSSN Narasimha Murty

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Nikhat Afshan

(Associate Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Arindam Ghosh

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Anusha Sreeram

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Dennis Joseph

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Jaipal Dhobale

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Santosh Kumar Yadav

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Shailja Tripathi

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Sumant Kumar Tewari

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Bijeta Shaw

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Dr. Shubhangini V Khadse

(Assistant Professor, IBS Hyderabad)

Note: The list is provisional and further additions of nationally/internationally acclaimed personalities/guests may be done based on their acceptance of the invitation.



Email ID

Dr. Nishit Kr. Srivastava, Convener



Dr. Vaibhav Mishra (Co-Convener)



Guest Speakers


Prof. Abhilasha Singh

VP Academic Affairs, American University in Emirates, Dubai, UAE


Mr. Tarak Nath Gorai

Director, MavensWood Investment Ltd., London, UK


Dr. Aviral Kumar Tiwari

Chairperson of Research and Publications Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya, India.

Prof. Nripendra P. Rana

University of Bradford, United Kingdom Editor-in-chief: Int. J. of Electronic Government Research


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