The Research Wing undertakes various activities over the academic year to inculcate research orientation amongst the faculty and student of the Institute. Some of the activities are listed below:
It is said that “Alone We are Smart, Together We are Brilliant (Steven Anderson, Educator)”. IMI Bhubaneswar believes in this search for excellence and recognizes the fact that all of can gain through knowledge shared amongst us. In this context IMI Bhubaneswar has started a Monthly Research Seminar amongst faculty members of IMI Bhubaneswar. The faculty members present past or current research and receive feedback from their colleagues. It also provides colleagues and faculty members to think differentially and open up new vistas for applying techniques.Faculty members from other institutes are welcome to attend these research seminars. In case you are interested please contact us at email@example.com.
The first Research Seminar was held at IMI Bhubaneswar on 22nd November 2017 at IMI Bhubaneswar. The presenters at the seminar were IMI Professors:
Prof. Devesh Baid, Associate Professor, Finance, IMI Bhubaneswar
Presented on: A study of MCS, Teachers Satisfaction, Teachers Stress and Role of Participative Decision Making
Prof. Supriti Mishra, Associate Professor, Strategy, IMI Bhubaneswar
Presented on: What drives CSR in Indian Industries
The second Research Seminar was held at IMI Bhubaneswar on 19th January 2018 at IMI Bhubaneswar. The presenters at the seminar were IMI Professors:
Prof. Rahul Gupta Choudhury, Associate Professor, IMI Bhubaneswar
Presented on: Contextual Factors, Strategy and Marketing Mix Decisions of Firm.
Prof. Santanu Das, Associate Professor, IMI Bhubaneswar
Presented on: Modelling Volatility and conditional dependence of crude oil, oil substitutes and market using Copula – GARCH approach.
The third Research Seminar was held at IMI Bhubaneswar on 26th March 2018 at IMI Bhubaneswar. The presenter at the seminar was IMI Professor:
Prof. Rohit Vishal Kumar, Associate Professor,Marketing IMI Bhubaneswar
Presented on: Rethinking Marketing Management Pedagogy: An alumni Opinion Bases Study.
The fourth Research Seminar was held at IMI Bhubaneswar on 12th April 2018. The Presenter at the seminar was IMI Professor:
Prof. Sourabh Sharma, Associate Professor – Information Systems, IMI Bhubaneswar
The Seminar was presented using online learning platform “TruConf”.
Presented on - Competency Evaluation for Social Media Usage: A Comparative Study of Male and Female.
The Institute conducts a number of Research Workshops to enhance research skills amongst faculty members – not only for IMI Bhubaneswar but also for researchers and faculties across institutions. Some of these workshops are offered as Management Development Programs and as Faculty Development Programs; where as some of them are offered gratis to the world at large.
Focus of these research workshops include development of research skills, usage of analytical softwares, Strategies for getting published in Quality Research Journals, Strategies for developing Research Networks etc. Please see our MDP Calendar for a detailed list.The latest in the series was a Faculty Development Program on “Structural Equation Modelling for Research” which was conducted by Prof. Manit Mishra, Associate Professor, IMI Bhubaneswar on 23-24 September 2016.
Software Skill Development
Research, in today’s world, requires an immense knowledge of analytical and other softwares. The Research Wing at IMI Bhubaneswar focusses on providing software skills to the researchers. Some of the softwares which are regularly used at IMI Bhubaneswar are listed below:
|SPSS is a software package used for statistical analysis. Long produced by SPSS Inc., it was acquired by IBM in 2009. The current versions (2015) are officially named IBM SPSS Statistics. SPSS is a widely used program for statistical analysis in social science. It is also used by market researchers, health researchers, survey companies, government, education researchers, marketing organizations, data miners and others. In addition to statistical analysis, data management documentation are features of the software.|
|EViews is a statistical package, used mainly for time-series oriented econometric analysis. It is developed by Quantitative Micro Software (QMS), now a part of IHS. The current version of EViews is 9.0, released in March 2015. EViews can be used for general statistical analysis and econometric analyses, such as cross-section and panel data analysis and time series estimation and forecasting.|
Besides the commercial softwares – IMI Bhubaneswar also believes in promoting open source software and uses the following on a regular basis
IMI Bhubaneswar is fully equipped to transfer the software knowledge to other researchers. If you or your institution are interested please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org for a customized quote.