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Total No of Publication : 566


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. Thi...(Read Full Abstract)


A generalised fuzzy TOPSIS with improved closeness coefficient

  • Authors: Dwivedi G., Srivastava R.K., Srivastava S.K.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Expert Systems with Applications
    DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2017.11.051

In this paper, we propose a Generalised-Fuzzy-TOPSIS method as a versatile evaluation model. The model is suitable for different types of fuzzy or interval-valued numbers, with or without subjective weights of criteria being defined by evaluators. Additionally, we extend the final ranking step of th...(Read Full Abstract)


A new ants interaction scheme for continuous optimization problems

  • Authors: Kumar A., Thakur M., Mittal G.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management
    DOI: 10.1007/s13198-017-0651-3

Ant colony optimization (ACO) algorithms have been used successfully to solve a wide variety of combinatorial optimization problems. In the recent past many modifications have been proposed in ACO algorithms to solve continuous optimization problems. However, most of the ACO variants to solve contin...(Read Full Abstract)


A random effects multinomial logit model for the determinants of exit modes: Evidence from a panel of US manufacturing firms

  • Authors: Irfan M., Saha S., Singh S.K.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Journal of Economic Studies
    DOI: 10.1108/JES-03-2017-0075

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the factors associated with three modes of firms exit (voluntary liquidation, involuntary liquidation and acquisition) in a mutually exclusive environment. In particular, three modes of exit are treated as independent events given that different cause...(Read Full Abstract)


Achieving Better Integration in Trauma Care Delivery in India: Insights from a Patient Survey

  • Authors: Pretorius T., Chaudhuri A., Venkataramanaiah S., Hasle P., Singh A.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Journal of Health Management
    DOI: 10.1177/0972063418779896

Interdependencies among healthcare providers result in complex healthcare supply chains with fragmented healthcare processes characterized by coordination failure and incentive misalignment. In developing countries where resources are scarce such coordination failures can have a severe impact on pat...(Read Full Abstract)


Adolescent's eWOM intentions: An investigation into the roles of peers, the Internet and gender

  • Authors: Mishra A., Maheswarappa S.S., Maity M., Samu S.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Journal of Business Research
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2017.04.005

Teenagers are major contributors of online content because of continuous communication and sharing with peers using social media or instant messaging apps. They like to immediately tell the world about their purchases and consumption experiences, which leads to the generation and transmission of ele...(Read Full Abstract)


Analysis of external barriers to remanufacturing using grey-DEMATEL approach: An Indian perspective

With industrialization and growth of population, implementation of sustainable technologies and environment protection has received a lot of attention. Remanufacturing is one of the sustainable technologies that provide environmental, economic and social benefits. Remanufacturing is a comprehensive ...(Read Full Abstract)


Assessing relationship between quality management systems and business performance and its mediators: SEM approach

  • Authors: Bhatia M.S., Awasthi A.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management
    DOI: 10.1108/IJQRM-05-2017-0091

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between implementation of quality management systems (QMS) and business performance, through mediating factors (operating performance, information quality, product quality, design performance, environmental performance and competitive...(Read Full Abstract)


Assessing the role of emotions in B2B decision making: an exploratory study

  • Authors: Pandey S.K., Mookerjee A.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Journal of Indian Business Research
    DOI: 10.1108/JIBR-10-2017-0171

Purpose: Emotions in business-to-business (B2B) interactions are relatively unexplored when compared with business-to customer (B2C) industry wherein sufficient evidence implicating the role of emotions in decision-making is available. This study aims to explore the role of emotions in B2B decision-...(Read Full Abstract)


Asset pricing factors and future economic growth

We test if seven commonly used asset-pricing factors predict future growth in GDP and industrial production. There is minimal evidence that asset-pricing factors other than the market factor predict future economic growth. Predictive power of these factors reported in earlier literature seems to hav...(Read Full Abstract)


Asymmetric impact of rainfall on India's food grain production: evidence from quantile autoregressive distributed lag model

  • Authors: Pal D., Mitra S.K.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Theoretical and Applied Climatology
    DOI: 10.1007/s00704-016-1942-3

This study used a quantile autoregressive distributed lag (QARDL) model to capture asymmetric impact of rainfall on food production in India. It was found that the coefficient corresponding to the rainfall in the QARDL increased till the 75th quantile and started decreasing thereafter, though it rem...(Read Full Abstract)


Benchmarking the logistics management implementation using Delphi and fuzzy DEMATEL

  • Authors: Mangla S.K., Luthra S., Jakhar S.K., Tyagi M., Narkhede B.E.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Benchmarking
    DOI: 10.1108/BIJ-01-2017-0006

Purpose: From last few decades, logistics management (LM) constitutes a global concern among organization's supply chain (SC) to improve their business effectiveness. The purpose of this paper is to uncover and analyze the critical factors (CFs) related to the implementation of effective LM concept ...(Read Full Abstract)


Bi-criteria transportation problem with multiple parameters

  • Authors: Singh S., Singh S.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Annals of Operations Research
    DOI: 10.1007/s10479-018-2825-z

This paper introduces a bi-criteria transportation problem with multiple parameters which brings together the concept of price discrimination from the area of marketing management to the world of multi objective transportation problems. The problem deals with two objectives, the overall shipment cos...(Read Full Abstract)


Can IT improve cardiac treatment quality? A quantitative study of interaction between technology and external factors

  • Authors: Pal S., Mukhopadhyay A., Shukla G.K.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: SIGMIS-CPR 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 ACM SIGMIS Conference on Computers and People Research
    DOI: 10.1145/3209626.3209704

The scope of healthcare information systems (HIS) is immense. It can not only help in providing easy access to data and taking decisions, but also ensure following standard procedures and improve quality. Prior literature have discussed on technology impact while controlling for the organizational a...(Read Full Abstract)


Career guidance in India based on O*NET and cultural variables

  • Authors: Bhatnagar M.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance
    DOI: 10.1007/s10775-017-9349-y

The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) is the primary source of occupational information in the United States (US). In this study, I review O*NET's usage for career guidance in India and conceive a career intervention based on it. In an empirical evaluation adopting a posttest-only experimenta...(Read Full Abstract)


Classifying software faults through boolean classification model based on discretized defect datasets

  • Authors: Kapoor P., Arora D., Kumar A.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Identifying software defects has always been one of the major concerns of software designers and developers across the entire software industry. The intend of particular software that leads to produce some faults which is not determined previously during testing phase can lead to complete failure of...(Read Full Abstract)


Cross-docking Centre Location in a Supply Chain Network: A Social Network Analysis Approach

  • Authors: Barsing P., Daultani Y., Vaidya O.S., Kumar S.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Global Business Review
    DOI: 10.1177/0972150918757847

The level of uncertainty, unpredictability and complexity is magnified in a food supply chain as compared to the conventional supply chains such as automobile and FMCG. This is mainly because of the short product shelf life and the need of high variety. This necessitates the food industry to adopt v...(Read Full Abstract)


Designing supply contracts for the sustainable supply chain using game theory

  • Authors: Raj A., Biswas I., Srivastava S.K.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Journal of Cleaner Production
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.03.046

The importance of sustainable operations in supply chains has been widely recognised in practice and the extant literature. In this paper, we study coordination issues of a sustainable supply chain that arise due to simultaneous consideration of greening and corporate social responsibility (CSR) ini...(Read Full Abstract)


Determinants of Bribe in Informal Sector: Some Empirical Evidence from India

  • Authors: Sharma C., Biswas S.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Global Business Review
    DOI: 10.1177/0972150917749293

Payment of bribes, eviction and confiscation of goods are critical issues faced by the street vendors in Indian cities. In this context, this study attempts to empirically outline the determinants of bribe payment in this sector by drawing upon traditional literature on corruption. We conduct a prim...(Read Full Abstract)


Developing a GRI-G4-based persuasive communication framework for sustainability reporting (SR): Examining top 10 Indian banks

  • Authors: Kumar R., Pande N., Afreen S.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: International Journal of Emerging Markets
    DOI: 10.1108/IJoEM-01-2017-0015

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to critically examine sustainability reporting (SR) practices of top 10 Indian banks, on parameters derived from a Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)-G4-based persuasive communication framework. Design/methodology/approach: SR metrics from GRI-G4 guidelines were ...(Read Full Abstract)