APOTHEOSIS – Tirpude’s National Journal of Business Research(TNJBR) ISSN: 2319 – 5576

Tirpude’s National Journal of Business Research “Apotheosis” is a biannual journal published every year in January and July. It is published online and is registered and also assigned an ISSN (online): 2319-5576. The journal focuses on integrating theory, research and practice in the area of Business Management and information technology. It aspires to bring academicians, researchers, industry professionals, entrepreneurs and development practitioners together.

TNJBR is an open-access and double blind peer reviewed journal aimed at publishing original quality research papers, articles and cases. The Journal invites and accepts original research papers, research review papers, research articles, cases and book reviews in the business management area such as Marketing, Finance, HR, IT, Operations, Logistics, International Business, Corporate Governance and many others.


Our forthcoming issue is Volume 7, Issue 2 – July 2017.

Important dates
Deadline to submit full papers for July 2017 issue 15th June 2017
Notification regarding acceptance of full papers for July 2017 issue 15th July 2017

(Note: There are NO publication charges. Selection for publication is purely based on recommendations of Review Panel.)

Kindly circulate this e-invitation among colleagues interested in publishing their research. We look forward to your participation and research articles.


Dr. Lalit Khullar

Director-Tirpude Institute of Management Education, Nagpur


Chairman: Dr. Lalit Khullar, Director

Tirpude Institute of Management Education, Nagpur

Members (Academics):

  1. Dr. Sanjay Ramteke, Head- Quality Assurance unit,

Salalah College of Technology, Sultanate of Oman

  1. Dr. K.N. Vaidyanathan, Director

Xavier Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai

Members (Industry)

  1. Mr. Ranjit Dani, CA, CFP, Think Consultants, Nagpur
  2. Mr. Dhiraj Dolwani, CEO-B2R Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Faridabad


Editor:     Dr. Praveen Mustoor

Co-Editor: Prof.Prashant Rajurkar

Members:  Prof. Sangeeta Deshpande, Prof. Abhishek Sahu

Guidelines for Authors:

Only original, unpublished work is sought. The Research Article must be accompanied by a statement of originality and declaration that it has not been submitted or published elsewhere or in pipeline for publication. TNJBR has the right to reject or seek modification in papers, if these conditions are not met.

The Research Article should adhere to a word limit (not exceeding 10,000 words) and should be preceded by an abstract of around 300 words and a list of key words (6-7 words) about the article. Please use A4 page with Times New Roman Font Size 12 and 1 inch margins.

Review process

The paper submitted will take a maximum of 45 days, from the date of its submission, to complete the review process.

Review System

The TNJBR committee maintains very high standard through two stage review process.

First stage: The editorial board first reviews the quality of the paper and relevance of the paper to the respective journal. Based on the recommendation of the editorial board the paper will be accepted or rejected. The author of the rejected paper at this stage has to resubmit the paper. The authors of the accepted paper, by the editorial board, must submit the declaration form and copy right form with in the stipulated time, before sending for blind peer reviews failing which the paper will be rejected.

Second stage: Once the editorial board accepted the paper, then the paper will be forwarded for blind peer review to the respective subject experts. The authors will be allowed to do corrections based on the review comments within the stipulated time failing which the paper will be rejected.

Paper Acceptance:

The final decision on publication is made by the Editor upon recommendation of Editorial Board Members and subject expert Reviewers. If the paper is accepted for publication then it must not be published in any periodical elsewhere without the permission of the editorial board.

Selected paper will be published in the TNJBR journal. The copyrights for the accepted papers will remain with TNJBR.

All citations and references should be mentioned in the article by last name of the author, year of publication and page number where appropriate. References mentioned must appear in an alphabetically ordered list at the end of article. Only references that are actually utilized should be included in the reference list. Tables, illustrations, charts, figures etc. should be serially numbered and duly acknowledged. Sources of data should be given below each table.

Authors are required to resubmit the same paper in the prescribed format on acceptance of the full research paper on or before the prescribed date.

Copy Right

Each paper must be accompanied by a statement that it has been neither published nor submitted for publication, in whole or in part, either in a serial, professional journal or as a part in a book which is formally published and made available to the public. For the mutual benefit and protection of authors and publishers it is necessary that the authors provide formal written consent to publish and transfer of copyright before publication of the work.

Current Issue:           JAN_2017_APOTHEOSIS_VOL_7_ISSUE_1


  1. Dhanya J.S.

A Study on Market Prospects Of Vocational Training For Prospective Local Level Entrepreneurs

  1. Jyoti Suvalaka, Anil Kothari

Does Lintner’s dividend model explain Indian dividend payments?

  1. Suchitra Labhane, Athar Ali

Managing Frustration at Workplace: Human Resource Challenges and Productivity Improvement

 4.Vivek Singh Tomar

Factors Determining Primary Credit Card Choice and Compulsive Shopping

  1. Yogesh Raut

An Exploratory Study of Pimpri-Chinchwad Consumers Towards Organic Food Products


Contact Us

Chief Editor: Dr. Praveen Mustoor (9890861373)

Tirpude Institute of Management Education, Nagpur.

Coordinator: Prof. Sangeeta Deshpande (9422022793)


Journal Website:

Postal Address:     1, Balasaheb Tirpude Marg, Civil Lines, Sadar, Nagpur

Maharashtra, India. Pin – 440001

Campus Telephone: +91-712-2529865, 2521390, 2521932

Past Issues: Check website archives for past issues