Vision 2050: Millets and Agri-Food Processing Organizations and Skills Perspectives Challenges


This special issue sheds light on the various domains of the agri-business sector for developing an understanding and offering insights on the strategies that can be used to achieve the future goal.

It aims to contribute case studies related to business processes, innovations, opportunities, challenges and their solutions from the agri-business perspective keeping in mind a vision for the year 2050.

Although various resources are already published and available for the agri-business domain, this special issue investigates a vast array of topics using the primary and secondary data from the food processing organizations in India and around the world. Its purpose is to bridge the knowledge gap and unfurl a deeper understanding of the problems at hand in a practical manner. This is done through an exploration of the possible determinant factors for organizational effectiveness concerning both the employee and the corporate.

The themes of this special issue concern all the food processing organizations in India whether small, medium or large scale in the domains of HR, marketing, strategy, finance, entrepreneurship, agri-business and operations.

Along with these broad theme categories, this issue calls for case studies on:

• Employee engagement, job crafting, psychological detachment
• Workforce diversity and collective work culture
• Personal effectiveness, emotional labor, emotions
• Workplace spirituality and motivation
• Green finance
• Climate finance
• Investments in clean energy
• Sustainability in food production
• Global operations value chain
• Behavioral operations management
• Supply chain integration
• Strategic sourcing
• Digital technologies in agri-business
• Emerging business models
• Supply chain/ Value chain advancement
• Entrepreneurial finance
• Entrepreneurship, regions & regional development
• Sustainable behavior
• Sectoral entrepreneurship
• Strategy & strategic planning
• Private & public sector strategies
• Interface between external & internal analysis
• Balances scorecard
• Consumer behavior
• Branding & strategy
• Digital marketing
• Market penetration & challenges

This special issue is hosted by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab, India. The International Conference where the special issue will be released is organized from 16th to 17th of November 2023 in Punjab, India.

In case of any queries, kindly contact:
Conference Chairman Prof Sonia Chawla and Conference Secretary Dr. Nagendra Singh Nehra at: [email protected] and +918860214175

Submission Guidelines
In preparing cases, authors are asked to follow the standard EMCS Author Guidelines available from the dropdown menu at A submitted case document should include primary data gathered from interviews with the protagonist, or well-sourced secondary data supporting the protagonist's voice, written in the past tense, be focused on a compelling management decision-making dilemma facing the protagonist, and have approximately eight single-spaced pages of narrative. The accompanying Teaching Note document should include well-crafted learning objectives, related assignment questions and comprehensive model answers, and a comprehensive 90-minute teaching plan. Templates, guides, and other author resources are available via the EMCS main webpage above.

To submit your case first create an author account at and follow the on-screen guidance. Please select 'Vision 2050: Agri-Business Perspective' when prompted to choose from issue options. if you have any questions about the submission process, please contact the EMCS Publisher, Melissa Close at [email protected].

All cases will be double-blind peer-reviewed before acceptance.

Submission Deadline:

Case Submission: 15 October 2023