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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 Ranchi
    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)


Advances in solution methods for optimisation of multiple quality characteristics in manufacturing processes

  • Authors: Bera S., Mukherjee I.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management
    DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2018.093448

A typical problem generally encountered in the quality control and improvement operations of manufacturing processes involves simultaneously optimising multiple critical quality characteristics (or 'multiple responses'). These type of problems are so-called 'multiple response optimisation (MRO) prob...(Read Full Abstract)


An Analytical Modelling Approach for Assessing the Impact of Competition on a Homogenous Product Firm's Investment Decision in Innovation

  • Authors: Adhikari A., Paul S.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Global Business Review
    DOI: 10.1177/0972150918760057

Since the 2000s, the world has experienced a phenomenal growth of innovation initiatives in the homogenous product business. In this context, market competition is considered as one of the most important factors that influence innovation. Still, there is an absence of studies that capture the impact...(Read Full Abstract)


Auxiliary flexibility in healthcare delivery system: An integrative framework and implications

  • Authors: Kumar P., Bera S., Dutta T., Chakraborty S.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management
    DOI: 10.1007/s40171-018-0183-y

The purpose of the study is to conceptualize auxiliary flexibility and identify its sources to provide varied services to the patients. The study aims to explore inter-organizational relationship from a flexibility perspective in the healthcare delivery system. This paper uses case studies based on ...(Read Full Abstract)


Direct vs indirect e-government adoption: an exploratory study

  • Authors: Kumar R., Sachan A., Mukherjee A.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance
    DOI: 10.1108/DPRG-07-2017-0040

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the factors that influence direct and indirect adoption of e-government services in India. Design/methodology/approach: A conceptual model has been proposed by integrating the factors influencing adoption of e-government services from extant liter...(Read Full Abstract)


FDI, technical efficiency and spillovers: Evidence from Indian automobile industry

Most emerging market economies intend to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), expecting that efficiency spillovers from FDI positively influence the productivity of domestic firms. The Indian automobile industry has been a key beneficiary of FDI, ever since the economy opened up since the early ...(Read Full Abstract)


Gender and organizational climate: A study of two structurally different large organizations in India

  • Authors: Kumar M., Jauhari H., Ladha R.S., Shekhar N.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Gender in Management
    DOI: 10.1108/GM-11-2015-0092

Purpose: This paper aims to study gender differences on six organizational climate variables. Employees' views on their identification level, clarity of goals, perceived equity, welfare measures and outward focus of the organization were solicited in two different studies, while supervisors' views o...(Read Full Abstract)


Homeless shelters in urban India: life sans dignity

  • Authors: Ghosh P., Goel G., Ojha M.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis
    DOI: 10.1108/IJHMA-06-2017-0057

Purpose: Government of India has been addressing the issue of homelessness through shelters in urban areas, mandated with provision of basic amenities including drinking water and washrooms. This research paper aims to investigate into the condition of such homeless shelters in terms of importance o...(Read Full Abstract)


Improving in-role and extra-role performances with rewards and recognition: Does engagement mediate the process?

  • Authors: Rai A., Ghosh P., Chauhan R., Singh R.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Management Research Review
    DOI: 10.1108/MRR-12-2016-0280

Purpose: This study aims to explore the possibility that rewards and recognition may be instrumental in improving both in-role and extra-role performances of retail sales associates, with an underlying mediating role of employee engagement in this relationship. Design/methodology/approach: A survey ...(Read Full Abstract)


Managerial support for development and turnover intention: Roles of organizational support, work engagement and job satisfaction

  • Authors: Kumar M., Jauhari H., Rastogi A., Sivakumar S.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Journal of Organizational Change Management
    DOI: 10.1108/JOCM-06-2017-0232

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to integrate learnings from social exchange theory, organizational support theory and JD-R model to explore the relationship among support for development, work engagement (WE), job satisfaction (JS) and turnover intention (TI). It was hypothesized that the rela...(Read Full Abstract)


Project risk analysis based on project characteristics

  • Authors: Shishodia A., Dixit V., Verma P.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Benchmarking
    DOI: 10.1108/BIJ-06-2017-0151

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze risk profiles of projects based on project characteristics and provide key managerial insights. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 37 project cases from engineering and construction (E&C), information system/technology (IS/IT), and new product de...(Read Full Abstract)


Relationships among social capital, self-efficacy, and new venture creations

  • Authors: Kannadhasan M., Charan P., Singh P., Sivasankaran N.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Management Decision
    DOI: 10.1108/MD-04-2017-0304

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship of social capital with new venture creation, and whether self-efficacy plays a role in mediating the association between social capital and new venture creation. Design/methodology/approach: Data were collected from 375 entrepreneurs ...(Read Full Abstract)


Resource and time criticality based block spatial scheduling in a shipyard under uncertainty

  • Authors: Dixit V., Verma P., Raj P., Sharma M.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: International Journal of Production Research
    DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2018.1424369

The block erection area is an important bottleneck resource that determines the throughput and productivity of a shipyard. This study addresses Block Spatial Scheduling (BSS) problem of a shipbuilding project comprising 72 blocks with uncertain erection duration. We adopted priority rules-based simu...(Read Full Abstract)


Technology readiness of teenagers: a consumer socialization perspective

  • Authors: Mishra A., Maheswarappa S.S., Colby C.L.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Journal of Services Marketing
    DOI: 10.1108/JSM-07-2017-0262

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore the role of culture-specific socialization factors such as antecedents to technology readiness index (TRI) scale to understand the adoption of cutting-edge technologies among teenagers. Design/methodology/approach: The conceptual model was empirically...(Read Full Abstract)


Teenagers' eWOM intentions: a nature vs nurture perspective

  • Authors: Mishra A., Maheswarappa S.S., Maity M., Samu S.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Marketing Intelligence and Planning
    DOI: 10.1108/MIP-09-2017-0186

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the influence of parents (via family communication patterns) on teenagers' electronic word-of-mouth (eWOM) intentions, via a serial mediation by internet usage and self-esteem, along with the moderating effect of online impression. Design/methodology/...(Read Full Abstract)


The state of ambidexterity research: a data mining approach

  • Authors: Snehvrat S., Kumar A., Kumar R., Dutta S.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: International Journal of Organizational Analysis
    DOI: 10.1108/IJOA-06-2017-1182

Purpose: The academic discipline of ambidexterity is recognized as an established field within strategic management and organization theory. Extant works in the field recognize the recent burgeoning academic emphasis on ambidexterity and suggest either an impending focus or a decline of the field. A...(Read Full Abstract)


A content adequate five-dimensional Entrepreneurial Orientation scale

  • Authors: Saha K., Kumar R., Dutta S.K., Dutta T.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Journal of Business Venturing Insights
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jbvi.2017.05.006

The purpose of this article is to derive a content adequate five-dimensional Entrepreneurial Orientation (EO) scale. Content adequacy is the most basic psychometric property that should be assessed of any measurement instrument. However, none of the few, extant five-dimensional EO scales have ever b...(Read Full Abstract)


Conceptualizing corporate entrepreneurship capability and its linkages towards firm performance

  • Authors: Kumar R., Kumar A.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Global Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation in the Sharing Economy
    DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2835-7.ch002

The practices facilitating Corporate Entrepreneurship Capability (CEC), an intangible organizational capability embedded in an enterprise's culture are particularly important to innovation. The existing literature suggest the important of combining practices, however, there is a distinct lack of the...(Read Full Abstract)


Cosine based latent factor model for ranking the recommendation

The purpose of this paper is to propose a novel latent factor model that generates a ranked list of items in the recommendation list based on prior interaction with system on e-commerce platforms. The ranking of items in recommendation list is exhibited as an optimization model that optimizes the ra...(Read Full Abstract)


Demystifying the leadership kaleidoscope into an integrated view

  • Authors: Marathe G., Balasubramanian G., Singhal M.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Journal of Management Development
    DOI: 10.1108/JMD-09-2015-0119

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to argue for theoretical integration as a major step in consolidation of the vast leadership literature. It is an attempt to lay out a basic canvas that could be further used for building an integrated theory of leadership. Design/methodology/approach: The conce...(Read Full Abstract)