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A new model for the asymmetric vehicle routing problem with simultaneous pickup and deliveries

  • Authors: Agarwal Y.K., Venkateshan P.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Operations Research Letters
    DOI: 10.1016/j.orl.2019.11.005

The asymmetric vehicle routing problem with simultaneous pickup and deliveries is considered. This paper develops four new classes of valid inequalities for the problem. We generalize the idea of a no-good cut. Together, these help us solve 45-node randomly generated problem instances more efficient...(Read Full Abstract)

A step to clean energy - Sustainability in energy system management in an emerging economy context

  • Authors: Mangla S.K., Luthra S., Jakhar S., Gandhi S., Muduli K., Kumar A.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Journal of Cleaner Production
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118462

Due to high consumption of energy, its associated concerns such as energy security and demand, wastage of resources, and material-energy recovery are leading to the importance of sustainable energy system development. This is a high time to assess the sustainability in energy systems for meeting the...(Read Full Abstract)

Achieving sustainable operational excellence through IT implementation in Indian logistics sector: An analysis of barriers

  • Authors: Chakraborty S., Sharma A., Vaidya O.S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Resources, Conservation and Recycling
    DOI: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2019.104506

Information Technology (IT) infrastructure has been integral to operational excellence approaches towards sustainable supply chains. The paper explores the crucial barriers to IT implementation in the largely unorganized logistics sector of an emerging economy, India. Through a comparative study usi...(Read Full Abstract)

DNNRec: A novel deep learning based hybrid recommender system

  • Authors: R K., Kumar P., Bhasker B.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Expert Systems with Applications
    DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2019.113054

We propose a novel deep learning hybrid recommender system to address the gaps in Collaborative Filtering systems and achieve the state-of-the-art predictive accuracy using deep learning. While collaborative filtering systems are popular with many state-of-the-art achievements in recommender systems...(Read Full Abstract)

Improving forest governance or messing it up? Analyzing impact of forest carbon projects on existing governance mechanisms with evidence from India

This research analyses the interactions and impacts of forest carbon projects on existing governance mechanisms viz. policies, institutions and implementation structures. It critically evaluates the assumption that forest carbon projects always result in improved governance of resources. Empirical e...(Read Full Abstract)

Social and environmental sustainability model on consumers’ altruism, green purchase intention, green brand loyalty and evangelism

  • Authors: Panda T.K., Kumar A., Jakhar S., Luthra S., Garza-Reyes J.A., Kazancoglu I., Nayak S.S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Journal of Cleaner Production
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118575

Across the globe, the awareness for environmental degradation and its harmful effects is rapidly growing. The whole world has come together to work in the direction to protect the environment. Consumers are increasingly becoming cautious towards the impact of their consumption pattern on environment...(Read Full Abstract)

Strategizing SCM-M interface using DeLone and Mclean model of IS success and fuzzy cognitive maps: Perspectives on e-commerce success

  • Authors: Shukla S., Mohanty B.K., Kumar A.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations
    DOI: 10.4018/JECO.2020010104

The article presents a unique approach to explore and evaluate the critical factors of supply chain management-marketing (SCM-M) interfaces in e-commerce. This article systematically identifies the critical factors of SCM-M interface in e-commerce using DeLone and McLean (D&M) Model of IS Success. T...(Read Full Abstract)

A cost minimisation model for system reliability allocation

  • Authors: Vaidya O.S., Ganapathy L., Kumar S.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management
    DOI: 10.1108/IJQRM-07-2018-0199

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to consider a nonlinear problem of minimizing the cost of providing reliable systems. The authors assume that the system consists of several components in series, and for each such component, the cost of the component increases exponentially with its reliability...(Read Full Abstract)

A novel approach to understanding Delhi's complex air pollution problem

  • Authors: Chakraborty S., Srivastava S.K.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Economic and Political Weekly

With rising concerns about the steep increase in air pollution in the National Capital Territory of Delhi, several factors-particularly motorised transportation, construction, and stubble burning in neighbouring states-are being identified as contributing to this hazard. However, in order to make ef...(Read Full Abstract)

Aggregate earnings and gross domestic product: International evidence

Recent studies in macro accounting suggest that changes in aggregate accounting earnings can predict quarterly GDP growth in the USA. Our objective in this study is to test the robustness of the association between aggregate earnings and real GDP growth across multiple countries and for different de...(Read Full Abstract)

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)

An overlapping community detection algorithm based on rough clustering of links

The growth of networks is prevalent in almost every field due to the digital transformation of consumers, business and society at large. The unfolding of community structure in such real-world complex networks is crucial since it aids in gaining strategic insights leading to informed decisions. More...(Read Full Abstract)


  • Authors: Fuad M., Jain A.K.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: International Journal of Innovation Management
    DOI: 10.1142/S1363919620500425

Firms utilise both internal and external knowledge reservoirs in order to innovate. This study explores the drivers of innovation specifically, role of business groups, alliances, degree of internationalisation and financial slack on innovation. Hypotheses are tested using patent data on a sample of...(Read Full Abstract)

Asymmetric oil price transmission to the purchasing power of the U.S. dollar: A multiple threshold NARDL modelling approach

This paper studies, whether the responses of the purchasing power of the U.S. dollar asymmetric to crude oil price fluctuations? A multiple threshold nonlinear autoregressive distributed lag model (MTNARDL) is developed to address this question. Working on the monthly data from January 1990 to June ...(Read Full Abstract)

Barriers to the adoption of industry 4.0 technologies in the manufacturing sector: An inter-country comparative perspective

  • Authors: Raj A., Dwivedi G., Sharma A., Lopes de Sousa Jabbour A.B., Rajak S.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: International Journal of Production Economics
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2019.107546

This paper examines barriers to the implementation of Industry 4.0 technologies in the manufacturing sector in the context of both developed and developing economies. A comprehensive literature review, followed by discussions with industry experts, identifies 15 barriers, which are analyzed by means...(Read Full Abstract)

Case Analysis-1: A Puff of Smoke, a Hole in the Pocket, Fissure in the Lungs and Profit in Millions

This paper examines barriers to the implementation of Industry 4.0 technologies in the manufacturing sector in the context of both developed and developing economies. A comprehensive literature review, followed by discussions with industry experts, identifies 15 barriers, which are analyzed by means...(Read Full Abstract)

Classification for regulated industries: A new index

  • Authors: Awasthi K., Yayavaram S., George R., Sastry T.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: IIMB Management Review
    DOI: 10.1016/j.iimb.2019.01.002

While there has been extensive research and practitioner interest in regulated industries, the classification of regulated industries, as used in many previous studies, is dated, not comprehensive and lacks consensus. This paper provides an alternative classification of regulated industries in India...(Read Full Abstract)

Corporate social responsibility in marketing: a review of the state-of-the-art literature

  • Authors: Chakraborty A., Jha A.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Journal of Social Marketing
    DOI: 10.1108/JSOCM-01-2019-0005

Purpose: The purpose of the study is to understand the evolution of the state-of-the-art of corporate social responsibility (CSR) research in the domain of marketing. Design/methodology/approach: The top-ranked journals in the domain of marketing have been chosen for the purpose of this study, and t...(Read Full Abstract)

Correlation dynamics of crude oil with agricultural commodities: A comparison between energy and food crops

This study elucidates plausible correlation between crude oil and agricultural commodities. We assess whether the conditional correlation of crude oil with energy crops (e.g., corn and soybeans) is different from that of food crops (e.g., oats and wheat). We find a stronger correlation of about 20 p...(Read Full Abstract)

Corruption and Economic Growth: Some New Empirical Evidence from a Global Sample

  • Authors: Sharma C., Mitra A.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Journal of International Development
    DOI: 10.1002/jid.3433

This paper assesses the impact of corruption control and regulation quality on growth across countries over the period 1996 through 2015. After dealing with the possible endogeneity problem through the dynamic panel data models, our findings are suggestive of the positive effects of corruption contr...(Read Full Abstract)