ICEBM 2019 - International Conference on Evidence Based Management

In recent decades, a great deal of scientific research has been carried out involving issues relevant to management practices. Evidence Based Management means making decisions based on best accessible facts, that is, scientific findings and unbiased organizational facts. This is an emerging area in management which is based on critical thinking and best available contemporary and optimal evidence to explicitly use them in management and decision making process. This field of study has emerged from empiricism with the aim of applying scientific method to improve managerial decision making process.
The aim of this conference is to provide a platform to the researchers, scholars, academicians and practitioners from different part of the globe to discuss various methods of evidence based management. The conference will focus on various techniques and methodologies along with their application to provide some concrete evidences for better managerial decision making. Further, this conference will also provide the opportunity to interact with some of the renowned experts in the domain of management and other scholars from different parts of the world.


BITS Pilani

The Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani is an all-India Institute for higher education. Started in early 1900s as a small school, blossomed into a set of colleges for higher education, ranging from the Humanities to Engineering until 1964 when all these colleges amalgamated to culminate into a unique Indian University of International-standard. This university was christened as the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, known to many as BITS, Pilani. Over the years, BITS has provided the highest quality technical education to students from all over India admitted on the basis of merit. BITS is located in the Vidya Vihar campus adjacent to the town of Pilani in Rajasthan. In 2000, BITS open a branch in Dubai making it the first Indian university with an overseas campus. Subsequently, in the year 2004 and 2008 BITS open its campuses in Goa and Hyderabad respectively.


Department of Management



The Management group at BITS, Pilani was established in the year 1971. It initially offered the two year Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme but later in 1973, when the institute created an integrated educational structure, MBA evolved into the integrated first degree programme MMS- Master of Management Studies which is a blend of engineering and management. This programme was successfully offered for a time period of three decades. Based on the industrial demands, the course was restructured as MBA in the year 2006.The Management programme in BITS was ranked by Asia week as the Top 30 Best Full-Time MBA. The programme has also been profiled by Business Week Online (the Best B Schools). The latest survey done by Outlook India for 2018 ranks Department of Management, BITS Pilani in the top 10 Private B-Schools of India.