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Total No of Publication : 564


A comprehensive assessment of biofuel policies in the BRICS nations: Implementation, blending target and gaps

Biofuels share a meagre fraction in the total fuel consumption, and their usage is speculated to upsurge steadily in the years to come. One of the key drivers for the development of biofuel production industries and simultaneous dilution of biofuels in the energy market is the country's policy. Henc...(Read Full Abstract)


Back to the basics: reconciling the continuum and orthogonal conceptions of exploration and exploitation

  • Authors: Chanda S.S., McKelvey B.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory
    DOI: 10.1007/s10588-020-09311-y

Extant research is vertically divided on the question whether exploration and exploitation constitute two ends of a continuum or whether they are orthogonal activities. We suggest that both characterizations are admissible, albeit under different sets of assumptions. Using March’s iconic model, we d...(Read Full Abstract)


Consumers’ intention to use environment-friendly ethical transportation medium: A conceptual framework and empirical evaluation

  • Authors: Kumar B., Srivastava H.S., Singh G.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour
    DOI: 10.1016/j.trf.2020.03.005

This study conceptualizes and tests a framework to understand consumers’ intention to use environment-friendly ethical transportation medium. It primarily uses ethical decision-making model and extends it under the purview of self-consistency theory. Based on the survey of 158 respondents and analys...(Read Full Abstract)


Convergence divergence thesis through sectoral lens: A study of India and China

  • Authors: Mishra S.K., Sohani S.S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Human Resource Management Review
    DOI: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2020.100750

Does the evolution of distinct practices influence the sectoral dominance of nations? In this review paper, we take an in-depth look at the convergence and divergence debate about HR practices in Asia. We extend the conversation to address specific competitive advantage of nations, such as China, in...(Read Full Abstract)


Divergence or Relevance in Advertisements: What Works in Emerging Markets? Evidence from Indian Consumers

  • Authors: Billore A., Jayasimha K.R., Sadh A., Nambudiri R.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Global Marketing
    DOI: 10.1080/08911762.2020.1734135

This study selects the context of emerging markets to examine the role of ad creativity dimensions (divergence and relevance) in shaping the attitude of consumers. Most of the existing studies exploring consumer perceived creativity and its dimensions are based on inputs from consumers in developed ...(Read Full Abstract)


Does bitcoin co-move and share risk with Sukuk and world and regional Islamic stock markets? Evidence using a time-frequency approach

  • Authors: Mensi W., Ur Rehman M., Maitra D., Hamed Al-Yahyaee K., Sensoy A.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Research in International Business and Finance
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ribaf.2020.101230

This paper examines the co-movements between Bitcoin (BTC) and the Dow Jones World Stock Market Index, regional Islamic stock markets, and Sukuk markets. We apply cross wavelet transform and wavelet coherence analysis with a wavelet-based measure of value at risk. The co-movement is stronger and in ...(Read Full Abstract)


Effect of board- and firm-level characteristics on the product responsibility ratings of firms from emerging markets

Purpose: Consumers have increasingly become more concerned about environmental degradation, wastage of critical resources and safety. Therefore, firms are adopting sustainability management practices to attract these conscious consumers. Product responsibility (PR) is an important indicator of corpo...(Read Full Abstract)


Employer-oriented personal branding: methods and skills for Indian business school students

  • Authors: Kushal S., Nargundkar R.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning
    DOI: 10.1108/HESWBL-08-2019-0102

Purpose: The purpose of this paper was to provide a framework of methods and skills for employer-oriented personal branding among business school students to create an effective digital curriculum vitae for employment and to test the students' awareness of personal branding techniques. Design/method...(Read Full Abstract)


Employing autobiographical memory perspective to influence self-congruence and brand preference

  • Authors: Mandal S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Consumer Behaviour
    DOI: 10.1002/cb.1830

This paper advances our understanding of consumer behavior by examining the influence of autobiographical memory perspective on consumer's self-congruence. While extant research has primarily restricted itself to the consequences of self-congruence, this work focuses on an antecedent, by examining t...(Read Full Abstract)


EWOM via social networking site: Source versus message credibility

  • Authors: Kapoor P.S., Jayasimha K.R., Sadh A., Gunta S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising
    DOI: 10.1504/IJIMA.2020.106043

New media has brought customers closer, they extensively indulge in eWOM. Unlike face to face WOM, which originates from known sources, eWOM on social media may originate from lesser known/unknown sources. Drawing on source credibility theory and persuasion research, aim of this study is to understa...(Read Full Abstract)


Exact Inference of a Simple Step-Stress Model with Hybrid Type-II Stress Changing Time

  • Authors: Samanta D., Koley A., Gupta A., Kundu D.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice
    DOI: 10.1007/s42519-019-0072-5

In this article, we consider a simple step-stress model for exponentially distributed lifetime units. As failure rate is lower at the initial stress level, therefore, it is important to pay more attention to the stress changing time. Here, we consider a simple step-stress model where the stress leve...(Read Full Abstract)


Female feticide: the role of national health mission in India

  • Authors: Sharma A., Mishra S.K., Ghosh A., Sengupta T.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies
    DOI: 10.1108/EEMCS-03-2019-0056

Learning outcomes: The learning outcomes are as follows: to understand the cultural and ethical dimensions revolving around the issue of female feticide; to apply the lens of institutional theory with respective change management measures; and to analyze and evaluate the impact of such intervention ...(Read Full Abstract)


Global Fitting of the Response Surface via Estimating Multiple Contours of a Simulator

  • Authors: Yang F., Lin C.D., Ranjan P.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice
    DOI: 10.1007/s42519-019-0077-0

Computer simulators are widely used to understand complex physical systems in many areas such as aerospace, renewable energy, climate modelling, and manufacturing. One fundamental aspect of the study of computer simulators is known as experimental design, that is, how to select the input settings wh...(Read Full Abstract)


Hedging effectiveness of precious metals across frequencies: Evidence from Wavelet based Dynamic Conditional Correlation analysis

  • Authors: Bhatia V., Das D., Kumar S.B.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
    DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2019.123631

This study examines the dynamic relationship between precious metals and stock markets of major developed (G7) and emerging (BRICS) nations. We use a hybrid wavelet-based Dynamic Conditional Correlation (DCC) approach, which allows us to investigate the dynamic relationship between precious metals a...(Read Full Abstract)


Impact of software as a service (SaaS) on software acquisition process

  • Authors: Raghavan R S., K.R J., Nargundkar R.V.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing
    DOI: 10.1108/JBIM-12-2018-0382

Purpose: Organizations worldwide are adopting software as a service (SaaS) applications, where they pay a subscription fee to gain access rather than buying the software. The extant models on software acquisition processes, several of which are based on organizational buying behavior, do not suffici...(Read Full Abstract)


Industrial internet of things (IIoT) business model classification

  • Authors: Endres H., Indulska M., Ghosh A., Baiyere A., Broser S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: 40th International Conference on Information Systems, ICIS 2019

Currently, there is a mismatch between the potential and the reality of capturing value from the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Furthermore, the lack of empirical guidance on appropriate IIoT business models isn't helping to address this mismatch. Based on a content analysis of IIoT projects ...(Read Full Abstract)


Interplay between technological innovation and environmental quality: Formulating the SDG policies for next 11 economies

  • Authors: Sinha A., Sengupta T., Alvarado R.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Cleaner Production
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118549

Since the inception of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Next 11 (N11) countries are facing difficulties in attaining the SDG objectives, as maintaining the environmental quality has been a challenge for them. In this study, we have revisited the technology policies of these countries, and i...(Read Full Abstract)


Letting go or getting back: How organization culture shapes frontline employee response to customer incivility

  • Authors: Balaji M.S., Jiang Y., Singh G., Jha S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Business Research
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2020.02.007

This study examines how different types of organizational culture moderate the effect of customer incivility on frontline employee (FLE) response. We propose that FLE forgiveness determines their customer-oriented behavior following customer incivility; FLE vengeance mediates the effect of customer ...(Read Full Abstract)


Manufacturing slowdown in India: New evidence from a double deflation approach

  • Authors: Bandyopadhyay S., Nilakantan R.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Economic and Political Weekly

The real value added in the Indian manufacturing sector for the period 2011-12 to 2016-17 is measured using the double deflation approach. It is found that the official figures understate manufacturing real value added during the period 2011-12 to 2013-14, and overstate it thereafter, as well as mis...(Read Full Abstract)


Of Changing Needs and Mismatched Expectations: Teaching Business Communication in Indian Business Schools

  • Authors: Shrivastava M.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Indore
    Source: Journal of Creative Communications
    DOI: 10.1177/0973258620924955

The exploratory research uses the framework of Communication Studies and Sociology to demonstrate how restructuring of social hierarchies impacts language use in the Business Communication class of an Indian management institute. The study examines how dominant communication practices are being subv...(Read Full Abstract)