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A heuristic approach for cluster TSP

  • Authors: Manna A., Maity S., Roy A.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: Studies in Computational Intelligence
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-34152-7_4

This investigation took an attempt to solve the cluster traveling salesman problem (CTSP) by the heuristic approach. In this problem, nodes are clustered with given a set of vertices (nodes). Given the set of vertices is divided into a prespecified number of clusters. The size of each cluster is als...(Read Full Abstract)


Construction of optimal fractional Order-of-Addition designs via block designs

  • Authors: Chen J., Mukerjee R., Lin D.K.J.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: Statistics and Probability Letters
    DOI: 10.1016/j.spl.2020.108728

Order of addition (OofA) experiments have found wide applications. Each order (run) of an OofA experiment is a permutation of m(≥2) components. It is typically infeasible to compare all the m! possible runs, especially when m is large. This calls for experimentation with a subset or fraction of th...(Read Full Abstract)


Design and development of an interactive community-driven information system for rural artisans: CISRA framework

  • Authors: Basak J., Bhaumik P., Roy S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-40690-5_41

Most e-commerce platforms have been developed as sales and marketing channels, offering artisans of all skill levels equal opportunities for growth and provide very low-cost worldwide visibility. These strategies never allow any artisans to give opinions about willingness to accept/reject orders due...(Read Full Abstract)


Doing business in India: The role of jaan-pehchaan

  • Authors: Berger R., Barnes B.R., Konwar Z., Singh R.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: Industrial Marketing Management
    DOI: 10.1016/j.indmarman.2020.03.001

The study seeks to further advance our understanding of the complexities and challenges facing international managers when conducting business in an Indian context. Drawing on survey data from managers in over 300 companies, the study suggests that in-order to enhance performance in a business-to-bu...(Read Full Abstract)


Effect of professional attributes on professional-life conflict: Gender as a moderator in the Indian it industry

The paper perceived the moderating role of gender on professional attributes with professional-life conflict (PLC). The study was drawn with a sample of 319 techie employees working in different IT sectors across India. Professional attributes were found as important elements that influence PLC. Gen...(Read Full Abstract)


Embracing the organic way: is consumer preference the same for all brands?

  • Authors: Mehta R., Agrawal S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management
    DOI: 10.1108/IJRDM-09-2019-0311

Purpose: The growing market for organic products presents a tremendous opportunity for marketers to extend their existing brands. However, there is hardly any research that investigates the factors extension from an organic parent brand is preferred over extension into same product category for succ...(Read Full Abstract)


Empirical study of social capital factors formed through digital social networking

  • Authors: Dhar S., Bose I.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: 40th International Conference on Information Systems, ICIS 2019

Digital social networking (DSN) sites have attracted users pervading geographical, cultural, demographic, social and economic boundaries. DSN adoption has by far surpassed other information systems implementations and introduced novel opportunities to users in communication, information exchange, an...(Read Full Abstract)


Financial sector in the budget: Skating on thin ice?

  • Authors: Ray P., Pal P.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: Economic and Political Weekly

Digital social networking (DSN) sites have attracted users pervading geographical, cultural, demographic, social and economic boundaries. DSN adoption has by far surpassed other information systems implementations and introduced novel opportunities to users in communication, information exchange, an...(Read Full Abstract)


Forecasting and analysing the characteristics of 3G and 4G mobile broadband diffusion in India: A comparative evaluation of Bass, Norton-Bass, Gompertz, and logistic growth models

An empirical understanding of countrywide diffusion of third (3G) or/and fourth (4G) generations of Mobile Broadband Services (MBSs) has proven implications for both business and policy of the country. However, extant literature lacks in explanation for the diffusion and forecast of these services i...(Read Full Abstract)


Going cashless: Change in institutional logic and consumption practices in the face of institutional disruption

  • Authors: Shekhar S., Manoharan B., Rakshit K.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: Journal of Business Research
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2020.04.010

This study explores how sudden disruptive changes lead to changes in institutional logic and associated consumption practices. The empirical context is provided by the demonetization of high-denomination currency in India in 2016. The findings reveal that micro-level consumption practices are embedd...(Read Full Abstract)


Hidden costs in different stages of advanced services A multi-actor perspective of performance based contracts

Performance based contract (PBC) is an innovative advanced service strategy for offering product service solutions. PBC aims at increasing customer value and reducing the costs of operations. However, manufacturers incur unquantifiable hidden costs while implementing PBC. This paper uses agency th...(Read Full Abstract)


Impact of career shocks on Indian MBA careers: an exploratory study

  • Authors: Nair V.G., Chatterjee L.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: Career Development International
    DOI: 10.1108/CDI-11-2018-0297

Purpose: The study explores career shocks in the Indian context and examines their impact on the career development of people with MBAs. Design/methodology/approach: In-depth, semi-structured interviews with 41 Indian MBA graduates were thematically analysed to identify career shocks that resulted i...(Read Full Abstract)


Impact of immersive interface design on consumer perceptions during online product presentation

  • Authors: Tarafdar P., Leung A., Yue W.T., Bose I.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: 40th International Conference on Information Systems, ICIS 2019

Augmented Reality (AR) is an immersive technology that is increasingly becoming popular in e-commerce. This technology is transforming the traditional way of product presentations in online stores. However, online retailers are keen to know if an AR-based product presentation is impacting consumers ...(Read Full Abstract)


Impact on V2V VoIP Traffic between to ProSe-enabled End-points while Switching between Infrastructure Mode and Direct Mode

  • Authors: Bhattacharyya A., Sardar B., Saha D.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: International Conference on Information Networking
    DOI: 10.1109/ICOIN48656.2020.9016611

Device-to-device (D2D) communication or Proximity Service (ProSe) is a proposed technique to increase the network capacity in a dense 5G network. This enables a base station (aka eNB) to perform in-band offloading of traffic between two ProSe enabled user equipments (UEs) so that the UEs can communi...(Read Full Abstract)


Manufacturer driven strategic coordination as a response to showrooming

  • Authors: Basak S., Basu P., Avittathur B., Sikdar S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: Decision Support Systems
    DOI: 10.1016/j.dss.2020.113305

Showrooming, a practice where consumers visit a brick-and-mortar store to examine and research a product before buying it online, is being increasingly observed in recent times. This not only adversely affects the physical store but also the manufacturer in the long run. Showrooming leads to reduc...(Read Full Abstract)


Marketplace literacy education and coping behaviors among subsistence consumer–entrepreneurs during demonetization in India

  • Authors: Viswanathan M., Jaikumar S., Sreekumar A., Dutta S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: Journal of Consumer Affairs
    DOI: 10.1111/joca.12300

We study the impact of marketplace literacy education on marketplace coping behaviors in the face of systemic shock due to demonetization, deriving important implications for consumer affairs from this radically distinct context. We study whether and how such education can have positive impact even ...(Read Full Abstract)


Professionalization and Hybridization Dynamics of Social Enterprises

  • Authors: Chatterjee D., Subramanian B., Hota P.K.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: Voluntas
    DOI: 10.1007/s11266-020-00217-6

Most of the extant studies on social enterprises have taken a static view of institutional complexity and assumed conflict between social and market logics as given. In this study, by taking a dynamic perspective and examining the conflict between social and professional logics, we examine the proce...(Read Full Abstract)


Questioning the orthodoxies

  • Authors: Ray P.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Calcutta
    Source: Economic and Political Weekly

Most of the extant studies on social enterprises have taken a static view of institutional complexity and assumed conflict between social and market logics as given. In this study, by taking a dynamic perspective and examining the conflict between social and professional logics, we examine the proce...(Read Full Abstract)


Traveler preferences from online reviews: Role of travel goals, class and culture

Along with being critical performance indicators as well as a rich source of information for potential customers, the overall rating and recommendation behavior also work as a crucial information source for managers of airlines for customer segmentation, service design, and post-purchase evaluation ...(Read Full Abstract)


Unique nature of appraisal politics as a work stress: test of stressstrain model from appraisee's perspective

Purpose: This paper delineates the distinctive nature of appraisal politics perceptions (referenced to organizational politics) experienced by appraisees (APAP) as a form of hindrance work stressor that is more episodic than chronic, salient during the PA rating and reward decisions. The study argue...(Read Full Abstract)