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About Corporate Governance Insight
The Global Research Foundation of Corporate Governance publishes "Corporate Governance Insight" - a bi-annual refreed journal (we have a specific guidelines for manuscript and rigorous peer reviewed process) with the objective of promoting and disseminating new knowledge and research in Corporate Governance and other allied areas on a global level. The Journal seeks to provide a platform for both academia and business community to share research and experiential insights in the area of corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, corporate finance, sustainable business and other related areas.
1. No publication fee is charged by the Global Research Foundation of Corporate Governance for publication in the journal.
2. Authors may mail their manuscripts for possible publication in the Journal at firstname.lastname@example.org
Editorial Advisory Board
1. Dennis Mueller
Emeritus Professor of Economics,
University of Vienna
2. Till Talaulicar
Vice Dean-Faculty of Economics, Law and Social Sciences,
University of Erfurt, Germany
Professor of Management, Stillman School of Business,
Seton Hall University, USA
4. Stuart Locke
Professor of Finance, Department of Finance, Faculty of Management,
University of Waikato, New Zealand
5. Shann Turnbull
Principal of International Institute for Self-governance, Australia
6. Qingxiu Bu
Professor of Practice, Faculty of Law, McGill University, Canada.
Formerly Chair of Global Law Initiative, Sussex Law School, University of Sussex, UK
7. Bartolomé Pascual-Fuster
Associate Professor and Head of Department, Dep. Economía de la Empresa
Universidad de las Islas Baleares, Spain
8.Jose Luis Rivas Perez
Full time research professor, ITAM and Vice-President, Iberoamerican Academy of Management, Mexico
9. Gonzalo Jimenez
Chairman and owner, Proteus Management and Governance, Chile
Reader in International Management, The Institute for International Management,
Loughborough University, London, United Kingdom
11. Manfred Max Bergman
Professor, Department of Social Sciences
University of Basel Rheinsprung, Basel, Switzerland.
12. Maria Cristina Mina R.
The Business School, Edinburgh Napier University,
Scotland, United Kingdom
13. Kristin Holter
Sustainability Coordinator at Ruter, the Public Transport
Administrator for the Oslo-region, Norway
14. Danielle Zhang
Associate Professor at Oslo Metropolitan University and research,
Associate at the Centre for Corporate Governance Research, Norway
1. Harivansh Chaturvedi
Alternate President, Education Promotion Society for India and Director,
Birla Institute of Management Technology
Director, Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad
3. R. D. Sharma
Vice Chancellor, Noida International University (Greeter Noida)
Formerly Vice Chancellor, Jammu University (J&K),
4. Rattan Sharma
Professor, Vivekananda Institute Of Professional Studies, Delhi
Formerly Professor at IIM Lucknow, MDI Gurugram, SP Jain Centre Mumbai
5. Nikhil Bhusan Dey
Emeritus Professor, Department of Commerce
6. S. S. Sarkar
Prof Subhrangshu Sekhar Sarkar, Dean, School of Management Sciences,
Tezpur University (A Central University), Assam.
7. Nesar Ahmad
Company Secretary, Proprietor, NESAR & Associates,
Formerly President, ICSI
Formerly Head and Dean, and Director Professional Courses,
Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), HNB Garhwal University
9. Twinkle Prusty
Professor of Corporate Governance,
Faculty of Commerce, BHU Varanasi
10. Saurabh Agarwal
Professor of Accounting & Finance & Dean,
Indian Institute of Finance, India
11. Niraj Gupta
Head, School of Corporate Governance & Public Policy,
Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Ministry of Corporate Affairs (Govt. of India)
Patron: Prof. Jai Prakash Sharma,
Jai Prakash Sharma is a Professor of Corporate Governance & Law, formerly Head and Dean,Faculty of Commerce & Business at the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.
Editor in Chief : Prof. Rattan Sharma,
Prof. Rattan Sharma, is President, Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), Principal Director, Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, New Delhi, India, formerly associated with IIM (Lucknow), MDI (Gurgaon) and S.P.Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai. India.
Principal Editor: Professor (Dr.) A.D. Amar,
Professor of Management, Stillman School of Business, Seton Hall University, USA. Dr. Amarhas been department chairperson, Director of MBA Assessment, Director of Seton Hall University Comprehensive Achievement Program (SHUCAP), Director Management Development Center, and the Editor cum Director of the Mid-Atlantic Journal of Business for 12 years.
Dr Shital Jhunjhunwala,
Dr Shital Jhunjhunwala, Associate professor, Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi, India.
Dr Sunaina Kanojia,
Associate professor, Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Dr Poonam Sethi ,
Associate professor, Department of Commerce, Hindu College, University of Delhi, Delhi India.
Dr Deepti Singh ,
Assistant professor, Department of Commerce, Moti Lal Nehru College (M),University of Delhi, Delhi India.
Dr. Nidhi Kapoor,
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Kalindi College, University of Delhi, Delhi India
Reviewer in Chief:
Dr Sameer Lama, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, Delhi India
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Coverage / Major Themes
Original manuscripts that analyse issues related to emerging trends in corporate governance and fast-changing concerns faced by companies from a comprehensive range of areas ranging from board practices, independent directors, whistle blower policies, shareholder activism, ethics, corporate social responsibility, corporate finance, sustainable business practices and reporting, social and environmental impact analysis, applying financial regulations and organisational behaviour to corporate governance , social responsibility and sustainability issues are welcome. These sub-themes are indicative not exhaustive.
Title and Authorship Information
The author should send the soft copy of the manuscript typed in MS Word Format at firstname.lastname@example.org
The manuscript should be accompanied by:
(i) Cover page containing title of the paper, author’s name, designation, official address, contact address, phone/ fax numbers and e-mail address.
(ii) A non-mathematical abstract of about 150 words, the abstract should be self-contained and citation-free.
(iii) Four to five keywords with JEL classification, please refer the link to check the appropriate JEL classification https://www.aeaweb.org/econlit/jelCodes.php
(i) The recommended length of the article is 3500 to 7500 words including figures and tables typed with 12-point font in Times New Roman on “8.5 x 11” (A-4) size papers with 1.5 inch margin on all four sides and spacing between lines being 1.0 line. Headings - 14 point font size, Sub-Headings - 12 point font size, Headings to be set in 'bold' letters and shall not be lettered or numbered. The same pattern should be followed in the entire paper.
Introduction: section must have no heading. Subsequent headings to be set in ‘bold’ letters and shall not be lettered or numbered.
Quotations: of four lines or more should be indented and types in single space. Shorter quotations should be included in the body of the text.
Mathematical notations: should be clearly typed. Check the layout of mathematical expressions especially alignment, center, length of fraction lines and type, position and closure of brackets.
Authors are responsible for ensuring that the information in each reference is complete and accurate. All references should follow APA format. References should be placed at the end of the manuscript. The list should mention only those sources cited in the text of the manuscript. All references must be numbered consecutively and citations of in text references should include the author’s name, and year of publication and should be identified using numbers in square brackets (e.g., “as discussed by Smith(2005) ”; “as discussed elsewhere[9, 10]”).
Nowhere in the body of the paper, the name or affiliation of author(s) be written in explicit or implicit form.
Review and Acceptance of Paper
All received contributions are initially scrutinized for general suitability for the publication of it in the journal.Research Papers/research articles are checked compulsorily for plagiarism with the help of suitable software.If the manuscript found suitable after checking the plagiarism, it is sent to two different reviewers for double blind review process. Identity of author/s in any case is not disclosed to the reviewers.Normally double blind peer review process takes around 2-3 months to provide feedback to authors.If paper is accepted, pre-print version of the research paper/article is sent to authors for proof corrections etc. (if any). Contributions in the journal are accepted, purely on the basis of their merit.
Responsibility for the content of articles and communications, also for possible infringements of copyrights, remains entirely with the author(s) concerned. Authors are responsible for making sure that they have not duplicated an article already published or accepted. Authors should certify on the cover page of the manuscript that the material is not published, copyrighted, accepted or under review elsewhere. Authors using questionnaires should include a copy of the questionnaire along with the manuscript.
When a paper is accepted for publication author must submit a soft copy of the final version.
Copyright of all accepted papers will vest with the Global Research Foundation for Corporate Governance, permission to make digital/ hard copy of published work is granted without fee for personal or classroom use, otherwise a special permission is required to be obtained from the foundation.
Wherever copyrighted material is used, the authors should be accurate in reproduction and obtain permission from copyright holders, if necessary. Articles published in this Journal should not be reproduced or reprinted in any form, either in full or in part, without prior written permission from the Editor.
Plagiarism has emerged as serious problem in scholarly research community. Easy availability of material on internet has made the problem reach the scale of an epidemic in academic research. Submitting plagiarized content, even if it is unintentional, tantamount to injustice to the original researchers as well as damages your reputation. Authors are requested to take special care to avoid any sort of plagiarism and avoid a tarnished reputation and being subjected to legal ramifications.
If author has got his/her paper checked for plagiarism , the report of same can be annexed to the article.
Examples of plagiarism include:
1. Word-for-word copying of portions of another's writing without enclosing the copied passage in quotation marks and acknowledging the source in the appropriate scholarly convention.
2. The use of a particularly unique term or concept that one has come across in reading without acknowledging the author or source.
3. The paraphrasing or abbreviated restatement of someone else's ideas without acknowledging that another person's text has been the basis for the paraphrasing.
4. False citation: material should not be attributed to a source from which it has not been obtained
5. False data: data that has been fabricated or altered in a laboratory or experiment; although not literally plagiarism, this is clearly a form of academic fraud.
6. Unacknowledged multiple submission of an article for several purposes without prior approval from the parties involved.
7. Unacknowledged multiple authors or collaboration: the contributions of each author or collaborator should be made clear.
8. Self-plagiarism/double submission: the submission of the same or a very similar article to two or more publications at the same time.
Corporate governance across countries
- Corporate governance and ownership
- Corporate governance in developing countries
- Corporate governance and firm performance
- Corporate governance and institutional investors
- Corporate governance in different industrial sectors
- Theories of corporate governance
- Minority-majority shareholder conflict; investor/creditor protection
- Corporate culture and corporate governance
Corporate governance and board
- Board diversity
- Cultural impacts on board rooms
- Role of independent directors
- Board accountability
- Board committees
- Managerial remuneration and corporate governance
- Succession planning
- Board nomination, composition and performance
- Managerial behaviour, managerial entrenchment
Corporate governance in digital era
- Digitalization and corporate governance
- Data privacy and corporate governance
- Robotics and artificial intelligence: impact on board
- AI in corporate governance
- Corporate reporting in digital economy
- 4th industrial revolution and governance
Corporate governance and changing business environment
- Financial distress and corporate recovery
- Corporate Political funding &Corporate Governance
- Role of negotiations in corporate governance
- Corporate governance and scams
- Shareholder activism
- Strategic HR and Corporate Governance
Regulatory framework and reporting
- Corporate Laws and Governance
- Whistle blower policies
- Corporate reporting practices
- Efficacy of disclosure requirements
- Sectoral auditing and corporate governance
- Forensic accounting and reporting
- Corporate governance and role of company secretary
CSR and sustainability
- CSR and firm performance
- CSR and ownership
- Social reporting
- CSR and social entrepreneurship
- Business ethics
- Financial issues and challenges in CSR
- Achieving social welfare through CSR
- Value based management
- Success of CSR initiatives
- Corporate culture and CSR
- Spirituality ,CG and CSR
- Sustainability reporting
Contemporary issues in Finance, Marketing and HRM
- Corporate Governance by Financial Regulations and Organizational Behaviour
- Behavioural finance
- Organisation Behaviour, Culture and Corporate Governance
- Organizational Culture
- Employees’ participation
- Social accounting and reporting
- Ethics in Online / social media marketing
- Human resource accounting
- Social entrepreneurship
- Employer branding
- Work place spirituality
- Women entrepreneurship
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Six sigma
Information for Authors and Formatting Guidelines
The manuscript should be accompanied by:
- Cover page containing title of the paper, author’s name, designation, official address, contact address, phone/ fax numbers and e-mail address.
- A non-mathematical abstract of about 150 words, the abstract should be self-contained and citation-free.
- Four to five keywords with JEL classification, please refer the link to check the appropriate JEL classification https://www.aeaweb.org/econlit/jelCodes.php
The recommended length of the article is 4500 to 6000 words including figures and tables typed with 12-point font in Times New Roman on “8.5 x 11” (A-4) size papers with 1.5 inch margin on all four sides and spacing between lines being 1.5 line. Headings - 14 point font size, Sub-Headings - 12 point font size, Headings to be set in 'bold' letters and shall not be lettered or numbered. The same pattern should be followed in the entire paper.
When submitting manuscripts for please submit an original file in PDF style files. All figures, images, tables, etc., should be embedded into the original file. All submitted full text articles should report original, previously unpublished research results and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Nowhere in the body of the paper, the name or affiliation of author(s) be written in explicit or implicit form.
Conference Best Paper
The conference committee may designate up to three papers accepted to the conference as GRFCG Best Papers. Every submission is automatically eligible for this award. The main criterion for selection is: introduction of a strong new technique, solution of a long-standing open problem, introduction and solution of an interesting and important new problem, etc. These are some of the characteristics associated with giving a paper the highest score. The committee may request additional details of papers being considered for the award in order to reach a conclusion.