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Reading and Reviewing Indian Research Writing: Experience of an Editor

Rama Mohana Turaga

Dr. Rama Mohana R. Turaga, Editor of Vikalpa : The Journal for Decision Makers, had delivered a guest seminar on ‘Reading and Reviewing Indian Research Writing: Experience of an Editor’ . The seminar was attended by TAPMI members consisting of faculty and Ph D students.

Date: December 02, 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Venue: Conference Room, Dr. T.M.A. Pai Block

Some of the highlighting points of the guest seminar are mentioned below

1. Key features of ‘Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers’
2. Review process of manuscripts
3. Problems in manuscript submission

3.1 Hypothesis development: Not grounded in theory
3.2 Poorly written abstract
3.3 Research and statistical hypothesis confusion
3.4 Literature review Vs Listing of papers
3.5 Lack of transparency in research methodology
3.6 Reporting of analysis Vs pasting the results of software output as it is

4. Importance of justifying the usefulness of the study