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Total No of Publication : 34


A grounded theory approach for exploring shared leadership: evidence from urban primary schools in Pennsylvania

  • Authors: Kownacki A., Barker D., Arghode V.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: International Journal of Leadership in Education
    DOI: 10.1080/13603124.2020.1804622

Shared leadership among school principals and teachers has been touted as a means to enhance student achievement. Using grounded theory, we interviewed six principals and 20 urban elementary school teachers, in Pennsylvania, to examine their perceptions about federal and state mandates on shared lea...(Read Full Abstract)


Career self-efficacy and education abroad: implications for future global workforce

  • Authors: Arghode V., Heminger S., McLean G.N.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: European Journal of Training and Development
    DOI: 10.1108/EJTD-02-2020-0034

Purpose: This study aims to explore how career self-efficacy shapes an individual’s career decisions and how learning and development interventions, including participation in education abroad, might play a role in career choice. Design/methodology/approach: The authors used the following databases ...(Read Full Abstract)


Collaboration under outcome-based contracts for information technology services

  • Authors: Awasthy P., Hazra J.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: European Journal of Operational Research
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2020.03.003

The accelerated expansion of markets and intense competition have motivated firms to collaborate closely with vendor firms by outsourcing critical aspects of the business, including Information Technology services. We analyze the interaction between a service provider and a client in which they coll...(Read Full Abstract)


Dividend policy in India: reconciling theory and evidence

  • Authors: Dixit B.K., Gupta N., Saurabh S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: Managerial Finance
    DOI: 10.1108/MF-07-2019-0344

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the dividend payout behavior of Indian firms and test whether the three prominent dividend policy theories (signaling, life-cycle and catering) explain the dividend policy of Indian firms. Design/methodology/approach: The authors test the three theori...(Read Full Abstract)


DIY Entrepreneurship? – Self-reliance for Women Refugees in Australia

  • Authors: Huq A., Venugopal V.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: International Migration
    DOI: 10.1111/imig.12727

In this paper, we call for a re-examination of the self-reliance ideology based on a neoliberal perspective to make policies for refugee women's (self-)employment and integration. We use a social constructionist perspective to conduct a narrative analysis of data from the lived experience of twelve ...(Read Full Abstract)


Financial Astrology and Behavioral Bias: Evidence from India

  • Authors: Mahendra A., Mohanty S.P., Sudalaimuthu S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: Asia-Pacific Financial Markets
    DOI: 10.1007/s10690-020-09310-8

Purpose of the study is to analyse the retrograde effect of mercury on Indian stock indices, i.e., Nifty50 and BSE Sensex. This paper presents and probes, whether the usually described phenomenon of the retrogratory effect of planets in Indian astrology persists in Indian stock indices. This researc...(Read Full Abstract)


Helping women intrapreneurial leaders flourish: appreciating emotional labor:

  • Authors: Biju R., Pathak A.A.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: Development and Learning in Organizations
    DOI: 10.1108/DLO-02-2020-0049

Purpose: Faced with dynamic and challenging environments, organizations today expect all their leaders, including their women leaders, to be highly intrapreneurial. However, intrapreneurship is traditionally perceived to be a masculine activity. In order to appear intrapreneurial, women leaders cons...(Read Full Abstract)


How do women entrepreneurs strategize growth? An investigation using the social feminist theory lens

  • Authors: Huq A., Tan C.S.L., Venugopal V.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: Journal of Small Business Management
    DOI: 10.1080/00472778.2019.1659679

This paper explores the strategic success factors of fast-growth women entrepreneurs, explicating how their gendered strategies influence their growth paths. Drawing on social feminist theory, our qualitative study posits that a conscious choice of female perspective can be the central principle beh...(Read Full Abstract)


Inflexible microcredit contracts and their discontents: A theoretical perspective based on consumer psychology: Inflexible microcredit contracts and their discontents

Typical microcredit contracts involve inflexibilities characterised by frequent periodic repayments without the option to restructure the same depending on emerging contingencies. Such inflexibilities increase financial stress and severely curtail autonomy, resulting in detrimental economic and psyc...(Read Full Abstract)


Professionalising family firm through internal HR marketing: a case of Ratnamani Metal and Tubes Ltd.

  • Authors: Sinha A., Varkkey B., Saha S., Kakkar S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: Benchmarking
    DOI: 10.1108/BIJ-03-2020-0102

Purpose: The paper reports the practices and interventions adopted at a successful business transformation in an Indian family run organization. The firm deployed internal HR marketing and large-scale interface to deliver results in terms of improved financial performance. Design/methodology/approac...(Read Full Abstract)


The tweeting sponsor’: effect of a sponsor’s SNS message articulation/interactivity on consumers’ online response

  • Authors: Kaushik K., Mishra A., Dey S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: European Sport Management Quarterly
    DOI: 10.1080/16184742.2020.1776748

Research Question: The study proposes that a sponsor’s social networking site (SNS) message has two components, articulation and interactivity, which are positively associated with a user’s sentiment (POS) and e-word-of-mouth (e-WOM). The relations are, further, moderated by the sponsor-event functi...(Read Full Abstract)


Development of a risk disclosure index and its application in an Indian context

  • Authors: Shivaani M.V., Jain P.K., Yadav S.S.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: Managerial Auditing Journal
    DOI: 10.1108/MAJ-07-2016-1403

Purpose: This paper aims to gauge the quality of risk disclosure in 3,872 annual reports of Indian corporates, using a risk disclosure index (RDI) developed to capture both quality and quantity of risk disclosures. Design/methodology/approach: Focussing on 69 risk items, the paper uses manual textua...(Read Full Abstract)


Evaluating service quality in automobile maintenance and repair industry

  • Authors: Jain N.K., Singh A.K., Kaushik K.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics
    DOI: 10.1108/APJML-07-2018-0277

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse service quality in the automobile maintenance and repair industry. A conceptual structural model is developed to investigate the impact of service quality, perceived service fairness and convenience on customer service satisfaction. The impact of serv...(Read Full Abstract)


Exploring member readiness for change in manufacturing industries using phenomenology

  • Authors: Costello J.E., Arghode V.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: Management Research Review
    DOI: 10.1108/MRR-05-2019-0214

Purpose: This paper aims to explore member readiness for change in manufacturing industry. Design/methodology/approach: The authors interviewed 14 upper management professionals in Northeast US state companies. Inductive analysis and creative synthesis were used for identifying important patterns, t...(Read Full Abstract)


Facilitation and whistle-blower protection by Indian firms

  • Authors: Shivaani M.V., Ranganathan T.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: Economic and Political Weekly

The policies related to whistle-blowing among the BSE 30 companies in India are analysed. In the facilitative aspect, 80% of the firms explicitly mention the reporting authority. Similarly, 80% of the firms have elaborated on how the reporting should happen, whereas only 10% of the firms allow compl...(Read Full Abstract)


Price determination for 4G service using price sensitivity model in India

  • Authors: Khandker V., Joshi K.P.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management
    DOI: 10.1057/s41272-018-0142-4

The recent launch of 4G in India initiated disruption in telecom sector with price wars. Knowing the consumers’ willingness to pay (WTP) is vital step toward the survival in such a turbulent situation. We present Van Westendorp price sensitivity model to assess the range of acceptable price as well ...(Read Full Abstract)


Responsible sourcing by improving workplace safety through buyer–supplier collaboration

  • Authors: Awasthy P., Hazra J.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: European Journal of Operational Research
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2018.10.002

In this paper, we study a problem where a buyer and a supplier collaborate to improve safety at the supplier's facility. We analyze and compare three policies; for the first policy, the buyer and the supplier jointly collaborate to improve safety at the supplier's manufacturing facility (this policy...(Read Full Abstract)


Strategizing in small informal retailers in India: Home delivery as a strategic practice

  • Authors: Pathak A.A., Kandathil G.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Management
    DOI: 10.1007/s10490-019-09662-4

Small informally organized family-owned grocery retailers—kiranas—are ubiquitous in India and have retained market dominance while facing increasing competition from large formally organized retailers (FORs). Yet, strategy literature has under-explored such informal businesses. We explore kiranas’ d...(Read Full Abstract)


The curious case of cocktails, weedicides, and tonics pest management practices of cotton farmers in Vidarbha

  • Authors: Ranganathan T., Gaurav S.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: Economic and Political Weekly

Small informally organized family-owned grocery retailers—kiranas—are ubiquitous in India and have retained market dominance while facing increasing competition from large formally organized retailers (FORs). Yet, strategy literature has under-explored such informal businesses. We explore kiranas’ d...(Read Full Abstract)


Trust in humanitarian operations: a content analytic approach for an Indian NGO

  • Authors: Awasthy P., Gopakumar K.V., Gouda S.K., Haldar T.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Nagpur
    Source: International Journal of Production Research
    DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2019.1566652

Trust between partners, a key element enabling coordination across supply chains, has recently started gaining attention in humanitarian operations literature. Yet, empirical examination of this concept is scant. Borrowing from extant literature on trust within organisational behaviour stream, this ...(Read Full Abstract)