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Total No of Publication : 33


A conceptual framework of internet of things for efficient municipal solid waste management and waste to energy implementation

  • Authors: Bhanot N., Sharma V.K., Parihar A.S., Sharma M., Yadav M., Gupta H.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Amritsar
    Source: International Journal of Environment and Waste Management
    DOI: 10.1504/IJEWM.2019.099997

With a population of 1.252 billion, India holds the second position in the world and is one of the fastest developing countries as well. However, like every good thing has to pay a certain cost, the country is now facing an alarming threat of health and environmental problems due to its poor waste m...(Read Full Abstract)


A Study of Data Threats and the Role of Cryptography Algorithms

  • Authors: Thapar S.S., Sarangal H.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Amritsar
    Source: 2018 IEEE 9th Annual Information Technology, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference, IEMCON 2018
    DOI: 10.1109/IEMCON.2018.8614943

The digital world is engulfed by the imminent threat from digital perpetrators. Cryptography and authentication is necessary for digital communication to make sure that connecting parties are the authorized ones to have access to the exclusive data or information. It can be enforced by using cryptog...(Read Full Abstract)


An Examination of Attributions, Performance Rating and Reward Allocation Patterns: A Comparative Study of China, India, Tanzania and the United States

  • Authors: Ramamoorthy N., Yu C.-S., Kulkarni S.P., Gupta A., Mkamwa T.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Amritsar
    Source: South Asian Journal of Human Resources Management
    DOI: 10.1177/2322093719849970

In this study, using a sample of 191 individuals with significant work and supervisory experience from four countries (China and Tanzania—highly collectivistic, India—moderately collectivistic and the United States—highly individualistic), we examined whether cultural orientations of individualism a...(Read Full Abstract)


Asymmetric impact of oil prices on exchange rate and stock prices

  • Authors: Kumar S.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Amritsar
    Source: Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance
    DOI: 10.1016/j.qref.2018.12.009

We examine the causal relation between oil prices, exchange rate and stock prices in the Indian context using the Hiemstra and Jones (1994) nonlinear Granger causality and nonlinear ARDL tests. The results of Hiemstra and Jones (1994) causality show a strong evidence of bidirectional nonlinear relat...(Read Full Abstract)


Communicating the Quest for Sustainability: Ecofeminist Perspectives in Sarah Orne Jewett’s ‘A White Heron’

  • Authors: Parashar A., Kumar M.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Amritsar
    Source: Journal of Human Values
    DOI: 10.1177/0971685819826775

The objective of this article is to study the relationship between men, women and nature in Sarah Orne Jewett’s ‘A White Heron’ by using ecofeminist perspectives. The cultural and moral vision of Jewett is imperative to the scope of American regionalist writing and her work characterizes the extreme...(Read Full Abstract)


Correlations and volatility spillovers between oil, natural gas, and stock prices in India

This study investigates the extent of time-varying volatility and correlations between crude oil, natural gas, and stock prices in India using various multivariate generalized autoregressive conditional heteroskedasticity (MGARCH) models with and without asymmetry. Our empirical results reveal that ...(Read Full Abstract)


Dependence structure between the BRICS foreign exchange and stock markets using the dependence-switching copula approach

  • Authors: Kumar S., Tiwari A.K., Chauhan Y., Ji Q.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Amritsar
    Source: International Review of Financial Analysis
    DOI: 10.1016/j.irfa.2018.12.011

We examine the dependence structure between the BRICS stock and foreign exchange markets using a dependence-switching copula model. In particular, we examine dependence and tail dependence for four different market conditions, namely rising stock–appreciating currency, falling stock–depreciating cur...(Read Full Abstract)


Discovering India through imagery in postcolonial travel writings

During the colonial and the imperial era certain conceptions or images were held and cherished, largely by the white world of the non-white world. Drawing upon the postcolonial theories beginning with Said's Orientalism to Graham Huggan's ideas of postcolonial discourses being marketed and domestica...(Read Full Abstract)


Does international tourism spur international trade and output? Evidence from wavelet analysis

  • Authors: Kumar M., Prashar S., Jana R.K.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Amritsar
    Source: Tourism Economics
    DOI: 10.1177/1354816618788392

In this article, we attempt to examine the nexus of trade, economic growth, and international tourism. We resort to wavelet-based analysis to capture the time–frequency-based lead–lag dynamics of this nexus. Considering the monthly data spanning from January 1999 to February 2018 for the United Stat...(Read Full Abstract)


Examining an integrative model of resilience, subjective well-being and commitment as predictors of organizational citizenship behaviours

  • Authors: Paul H., Bamel U., Ashta A., Stokes P.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Amritsar
    Source: International Journal of Organizational Analysis
    DOI: 10.1108/IJOA-08-2018-1514

Purpose: A review of the emerging scholarly literature on positive organizational scholarship indicates a need to pursue cognitive, emotional and motivational mechanisms which translate into positive states and outcomes in organizations. Responding to this, this paper aims to test a mediation model ...(Read Full Abstract)


Investigation on the Potential Use of EAF Dust and RSA for Sustainable Concrete Production

  • Authors: Singh R., Sodhi A.K., Bhanot N.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Amritsar
    Source: Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
    DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-7017-5_15

In the construction field, cement is one of the most commonly used materials for concrete production, wherein 5–7% of globally anthropogenic CO 2 emissions are contributed in this process. Agricultural and industrial fields produce various types of Supplementary Cementitious Materials (SC...(Read Full Abstract)


Mapping the human resource focused enablers with sustainability viewpoints in Indian power sector

  • Authors: Yadav M., Kumar A., Mangla S.K., Luthra S., Bamel U., Garza-Reyes J.A.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Amritsar
    Source: Journal of Cleaner Production
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.11.132

Sustainability is defined a triple bottom line approach, which concentrates on economic, social and environment growth of any organization. In order to achieve sustainability objective, the human resource focused enablers are playing a significant role in optimising expenses, improving productivity ...(Read Full Abstract)


Modelling the dynamics of Bitcoin and Litecoin: GARCH versus stochastic volatility models

We examine and compare a large number of generalized autoregressive conditional heteroskedastic (GARCH) and stochastic volatility (SV) models using series of Bitcoin and Litecoin price returns to assess the model fit for dynamics of these cryptocurrency price returns series. The various models exami...(Read Full Abstract)


Organ donation in India—A social marketing perspective

  • Authors: Mohan G., Aswathy A.A.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Amritsar
    Source: International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing
    DOI: 10.1002/nvsm.1637

Organ donation is a social issue, and marketers face challenges promoting it. If factors aiding and inhibiting it are identified, it becomes easier to enhance intention of donating organs. The objective of this research is to establish the role of perceived awareness, family support, perceived indiv...(Read Full Abstract)


Political-economic determinants of electoral participation in india

Elections bestow popular legitimacy to the democracies and, accordingly, electoral participation is an important indicator of the quality of democracy and civic engagement. Understanding what factors drive citizens’ decision to vote is central to the theory and practice of democracy and has implicat...(Read Full Abstract)


The relationship between trading volume and exchange rate volatility: linear or nonlinear?

  • Authors: Kumar S.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Amritsar
    Source: International Journal of Managerial Finance
    DOI: 10.1108/IJMF-02-2018-0060

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the linear and nonlinear relations between returns volatility and trading volume for the Indian currency futures market. Design/methodology/approach: To examine the contemporaneous relation between returns volatility and volume, the author uses the ge...(Read Full Abstract)


A hybrid PSO–BFO evolutionary algorithm for optimization of fused deposition modelling process parameters

  • Authors: Raju M., Gupta M.K., Bhanot N., Sharma V.S.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Amritsar
    Source: Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing
    DOI: 10.1007/s10845-018-1420-0

Fused deposition modeling (FDM), a well known 3D printing technology is widely used in various sorts of industrial applications because of its ability to manufacture complex objects in the stipulated time. However, the proper selection of input process parameters in FDM is a tedious task that direct...(Read Full Abstract)


Antecedents of competitive group formation intention in business education context

  • Authors: Tripathi A., Bamel U.K., Paul H., Gordon D., Bamel N.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Amritsar
    Source: International Journal of Organizational Analysis
    DOI: 10.1108/IJOA-05-2017-1162

Purpose: This paper aims to understand the relationships of complementary specialization, cognitive trust, affective trust, tie strength and similarity with group formation intention. Design/methodology/approach: The data have been collected from 30 management students from a batch of 110 students o...(Read Full Abstract)


Building consumer–brand relationships through brand experience and brand identification

Both academics and industry are focusing heavily on building and nurturing consumer–brand relationships. Despite this interest, till now the role of traditional marketing constructs have been explored in developing such relationships. This study presents and tests a unique framework of consumer–bran...(Read Full Abstract)


Consensus building process in group decision making - An adaptive procedure based on group dynamics

In group decision making (GDM) problems, it is critical to arrive at an acceptable level of consensus in a group for a stable and implementable decision. This process is carried out by a moderator (either real or virtual) who advises the members to change their opinions in order to achieve higher co...(Read Full Abstract)