XIMB, is the flagship B-school of Xavier University.
Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) owes its origin to a “Social Contract” between the Government of Odisha and the Odisha Jesuit Society in 1987. It is acknowledged internationally as a world class business school which provides quality management Programs and develops futuristic managers with strong ethics and values.
Xavier University Bhubaneswar is promoted by XIMB and has grown from the three decades of distinguished existence of XIMB.
XIMB not only imparts management education but also implements socio-economic development projects in collaboration with international agencies and the Government. The Institute creates opportunities for the growth and development of the local entrepreneurs, maximises management research and brings about the overall industrial development of India through various innovative consulting projects. The Management of the Institute is in the hands of a Board of Governors, consisting of representatives of the Jesuit Society, Government of India, Government of Odisha, and eminent industrialists and educationists.
The key intellectual resource of XUB consists of XIMB which has a distinction of consistently being rated on the criteria of intellectual capital amongst top Business Schools in the country. Faculty and research scholars have published their papers in reputed scientific journals like Journal of Finance, European Journal of Operational Research, Ecological Economics, International Journal of Production Economics , International Journal of Production Research,
Omega: The International Journal of Management Science, Annals of Operations Research, International Journal of Systems Science ,Production Planning and Control, Experimental Agriculture, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences ,International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, Journal of Economic Studies, Journal of the Operations Research Society of Japan, Systemic Practice and Action Research, Psychology and Developing Societies, International Journal of Green Economics, Comparative Economic Studies, Transforming Government: People,Process and Policy, Economic and Political Weekly, International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, International Journalof Electronic Government Research, Journal of Rural Development, Journal of Health Management, Journal of Research and Practice,Global Business Review, IIMB Management Review, International Journal of Rural Management, Psychological Studies,, etc.
The faculty of XUB has authored monographs, books published by Cengage, Macmillan, McGraw Hill, Oxford, Pearson, PHI, Palgrave Macmillan, UK; Routledge, UK; Springer, USA; Earthscan (Routledge Environment and Sustainability); Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla; Imperial College Press, London, Sage, Universities Press, etc.