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Total No of Publication : 389

All that glitters is not green: Creating trustworthy ecofriendly services at green hotels

While there is much emphasis on authentic green practices, there is rising concern about the common practice of "greenwashing" or unsubstantiated claims about good environmental policies. Consequently, tourism businesses need to provide tangible evidences to create trust in their green claims. This ...(Read Full Abstract)

A mathematical model for locating k-obnoxious facilities on a plane

  • Authors: Bhattacharya U.K.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Indore
    Source: International Journal of Operational Research
    DOI: 10.1504/IJOR.2018.089738

This paper proposes a new mathematical model for locating k-obnoxious facilities Here a vertex covering k-obnoxious facilities location problem on a plane has been modelled by combining it as a combination of three interacting criteria as follows: 1) maximise the minimum distances between any existi...(Read Full Abstract)

A new class of discrete-time stochastic volatility model with correlated errors

Returns of risky assets and their time-dependent volatility are often jointly modelled by stochastic volatility models (SVMs). Over the last few decades, several SVMs have been proposed to adequately capture the features of the relationship between the return and its volatility. The earliest SVM con...(Read Full Abstract)

A systematic approach to conducting review studies: An assessment of content analysis in 25 years of IB research

Content analysis has become a popular method for qualitative and quantitative analyses in management and international business (IB) research. It is increasingly used in literature reviews to assess extant knowledge and understand intellectual structures. However, it is often poorly understood and i...(Read Full Abstract)

Archival research: a neglected method in organization studies

  • Authors: Das R., Jain K.K., Mishra S.K.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Indore
    Source: Benchmarking
    DOI: 10.1108/BIJ-08-2016-0123

Purpose: Archival research is a much under-rated and under-utilized method of research in management studies. Yet multi-disciplinary undertakings being observed in recent times, such as in knowledge management (KM) systems, business history and social network studies, among others, indicate that the...(Read Full Abstract)

Ask your doctor whether this product is right for you: A Bayesian joint model for patient drug requests and physician prescriptions

  • Authors: Pareek B., Liu Q., Ghosh P.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A: Statistics in Society
    DOI: 10.1111/rssa.12365

The goal of this research is to study jointly physician prescription decisions and patient drug request behaviours. We have adopted a binary logit model and a multinomial logit model to study patient drug request data with excessive zero requests and a multinomial logit model to capture physician pr...(Read Full Abstract)

Brand verbs: brand synonymity and brand leadership

  • Authors: Kumar S.M., Jayasimha K.R.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Brand Management
    DOI: 10.1057/s41262-018-0115-3

Brand names have become verbs and entered in the consumer vocabulary, as doing words that are synonymous to consumer actions. Synonymity brands are observed to be prototypical and consumer-perceived brand leaders by planting a word not only in the consumer minds, but also in the lexicon. Corporate a...(Read Full Abstract)

Buyer-seller amount-price equilibrium for prepaid services: Implication for promotional pricing

Prepaid purchase instruments (PPIs; e.g., prepaid transit cards, and mobile phone credit, among others) based prepaid services involve an emerging and innovative mode of transaction. PPI based prepaid buyers make advance deposits in prepaid instruments for making retail payments against multiple pur...(Read Full Abstract)

Capability Building in a Government Regulatory Firm (A)

  • Authors: Aggarwal-Gupta M., Karve S.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Indore
    Source: Asian Journal of Management Cases
    DOI: 10.1177/0972820117744684

Western State Electricity Regulatory Commission (WSERC) was a Government Regulatory Firm in India and worked in the areas of electricity and power. Its scope of work had significantly expanded after a decade of existence and the organization needed to keep pace with the changing requirements. There ...(Read Full Abstract)

Categorical Classification and Deletion of Spam Images on Smartphones Using Image Processing and Machine Learning

  • Authors: Sachdeva A., Kapoor R., Sharma A., Mishra A.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Indore
    Source: Proceedings - 2017 International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Science, MLDS 2017
    DOI: 10.1109/MLDS.2017.10

We regularly use communication apps like Facebook and WhatsApp on our smartphones, and the exchange of media, particularly images, has grown at an exponential rate. There are over 3 billion images shared every day on Whatsapp alone. In such a scenario, the management of images on a mobile device has...(Read Full Abstract)

Concurrent sponsorship: implications for sponsoring brands and sponsored property

  • Authors: Yousaf A., Mishra A., Gupta A.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Indore
    Source: Marketing Intelligence and Planning
    DOI: 10.1108/MIP-02-2018-0042

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the interesting dynamics of image transfer when multiple brands get together to sponsor a property, referred to as concurrent sponsorship, and its effects on the consumer-based brand equity (CBBE) of the sponsor or the sponsored property, in the conte...(Read Full Abstract)

Corporate financing and target behavior: New tests and evidence

This study addresses the recent concerns in the capital structure literature about the reliability of tests of the target-following behavior. Using a novel testing strategy, we examine whether and to what extent firms' financing choices-rather than the movement of their debt ratios per se - concur w...(Read Full Abstract)

Do seasonality, break and spillover effects explain commodity price volatility: Evidence from the Indian commodity markets

  • Authors: Maitra D.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies
    DOI: 10.1108/JADEE-04-2015-0019

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand the volatility in commodity futures and spot markets. The study starts with a few questions: first, the effect of seasonality on the volatility is studied. Thereafter, the presence of structural breaks in the variance is identified. At last the sea...(Read Full Abstract)

Does Ownership Structure Influence Bank Performance?: Evidence from an Emerging Economy

  • Authors: Mishra B.K., Ramana L.V.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Emerging Market Finance
    DOI: 10.1177/0972652718777126

Banks' ownership and their performance form two important dimensions of the entire gamut of banking function. This article strives to establish a link between the two by studying commercial banks in India. Conducting a panel data analysis of 89 commercial banks over the period from 2008-2009 to 2012...(Read Full Abstract)

Does sentiment matter for stock returns? Evidence from Indian stock market using wavelet approach

This article examines the relationship between investor sentiment and stock returns using the data from Indian stock market. We investigate the relationship using a broad set of implicit sentiment proxies and value-weighted market indices. The wavelet method has been used to decompose sentiment vari...(Read Full Abstract)

Does Shariah index hedge against sentiment risk? Evidence from Indian stock market using time-frequency domain approach

  • Authors: Dash S.R., Maitra D.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jbef.2018.03.003

This article examines the relationship of Shariah index returns with sentiments, risk and macroeconomic factors in the Indian stock market. The wavelet method has been used to decompose stock returns, sentiment and macro variables into different time series frequencies. Along with linear causal rela...(Read Full Abstract)

Effect of Central Bank Intervention in Estimating Exchange Rate Exposure: Evidence from an Emerging Market

  • Authors: Sikarwar E., Nidugala G.K.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Emerging Market Finance
    DOI: 10.1177/0972652717748088

This study examines the relationship between the value of the firm and unanticipated changes in exchange rate. Using a sample of 651 Indian firms over the period from 2001 to 2013, this study finds that unanticipated changes in exchange rates are more appropriate than actual changes to discover stat...(Read Full Abstract)

Emerging synergies between Internet of Things and social technologies

  • Authors: Mendhurwar S., Mishra R.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Global Information Technology Management
    DOI: 10.1080/1097198X.2018.1462918

This essay discusses the phenomena of amalgamation of two prominent technologies: Internet of Things (IoT) and Social technologies. IoT devices are primarily used for connectivity between physical objects while Social technologies are responsible for collaboration and social interaction. The domain ...(Read Full Abstract)

Emotional labour of rural women in difficult geographies of an emerging economy: Narratives of community healthcare workers of India

  • Authors: Pandey J., Singh M., Sohani S.S.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Indore
    Source: International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion
    DOI: 10.1504/IJWOE.2018.10013414

This study attempts to find the existence, execution and outcome of emotional labour in the work of community healthcare workers. Through a ten-month field study comprising in-depth interviews with 26 accredited social health workers (ASHAs), we found that their work requires emotional labour. Our s...(Read Full Abstract)

Exploring reviews and review sequences on e-commerce platform: A study of helpful reviews on Amazon.in

  • Authors: Kaushik K., Mishra R., Rana N.P., Dwivedi Y.K.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jretconser.2018.08.002

Prominent e-commerce platforms allow users to write reviews for the available products. User reviews play an important role in creating the perception of the product and impact the sales. Online reviews can be considered as an important source of e-word of mouth (e-WOM) on e-commerce platforms. Vari...(Read Full Abstract)