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Handling missing values: A study of popular imputation packages in R

In real world data are often plagued by missing values which adversely affects the final outcome of the analysis based on such data. The missing values can be handled using various techniques like deletion or imputation. Of late, R has become one of the most preferred platform for carrying out data ...(Read Full Abstract)


Impact of culture, behavior and gender on green purchase intention

  • Authors: Sreen N., Purbey S., Sadarangani P.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jretconser.2017.12.002

Green purchase can have an impact on organization bottom line. It also helps to build a positive public image, brand, and goodwill in the marketplace. The purchasing intention for the green products varies across culture, gender and individual behavior of a person. This paper examines the impact of ...(Read Full Abstract)


Managerial decisions for innovation strategy of firms: Implications for country level innovation

  • Authors: Sengupta K.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Shillong
    Source: International Journal of Business Innovation and Research
    DOI: 10.1504/IJBIR.2018.091911

There is an integral relationship between economic growth, competitiveness and innovation undertaken by a nation. Innovation lies at the root of growth and competitiveness of a nation. The study with the help of simple and multiple regression models highlights the importance of managerial decision m...(Read Full Abstract)


Mediating role of process simplification in process integration and upstream supply chain flexibility

  • Authors: Goyal G., Samalia H.V., Verma P.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Shillong
    Source: International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management
    DOI: 10.1108/IJPPM-08-2016-0159

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the mediating role of process simplification on the relationship between process integration and upstream supply chain flexibility in Indian automotive organizations. Design/methodology/approach: The three-step mediation analysis was performed usi...(Read Full Abstract)


Moderated influence of return frequency and resource commitment on information systems and reverse logistics strategic performance

  • Authors: Mahindroo A., Samalia H.V., Verma P.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Shillong
    Source: International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management
    DOI: 10.1108/IJPPM-05-2016-0101

Purpose: Reverse logistics (RL) is a strategic instrument across industries. The rapid evolution of online marketplaces has led to frequent product returns with variations across diversified businesses. These marketplaces have caused potential losses due to fraudulent returns, hence requiring a comm...(Read Full Abstract)


Provably secure group authentication and key agreement for machine type communication using Chebyshev's polynomial

  • Authors: Roychoudhury P., Roychoudhury B., Saikia D.K.
    Year: 2018 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Computer Communications
    DOI: 10.1016/j.comcom.2018.06.005

While the current cellular networks are optimized only for Human to Human, or Human Type Communication (HTC), the future generation of cellular networks foresees a rapid growth in the quantum of Machine Type Communication (MTC) i.e., communication among heterogeneous entities without the involvement...(Read Full Abstract)


An inventory model with shortages for imperfect items using substitution of two products

  • Authors: Mukhopadhyay A., Goswami A.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Shillong
    Source: International Journal of Operational Research
    DOI: 10.1504/IJOR.2017.086525

Inventory models with imperfect quality items are studied by researchers in the past two decades. Till now none of them have considered the effect of substitutions to cope up with shortage and avoid lost sales. This paper presents an EOQ approach for inventory system with shortages and two types of ...(Read Full Abstract)


Compensation of top brass, corporate governance and performance of the Indian family firms - An empirical study

  • Authors: Saravanan P., Srikanth M., Avabruth S.M.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Social Responsibility Journal
    DOI: 10.1108/SRJ-03-2016-0048

Purpose - The objective of this study is to understand the linkages among executive compensation, corporate governance and performance of the Indian family and non-family firms. Further, the study also analyzes the level of shareholding pattern of the Indian family firms on their performance and the...(Read Full Abstract)


Efficiency of mutual funds and performance measurement in India: An empirical investigation

  • Authors: Tripathy N.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Shillong
    Source: International Journal of Business Excellence
    DOI: 10.1504/IJBEX.2017.086338

The present study investigates the performance of mutual fund schemes, selectivity and market timing skill of fund managers by using Sharpe model, Treynor's model, Jensen alpha, information ratio, M-square model, Sortino ratio, Treynor-Mazuy and Henriksson-Merton models. The study uses daily observa...(Read Full Abstract)


Exploring suitability of cloud computing for small and medium-sized enterprises in India

  • Authors: Kumar D., Samalia H.V., Verma P.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development
    DOI: 10.1108/JSBED-01-2017-0002

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the suitability of cloud computing for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in India. Design/methodology/approach: Literature review is used to identify benefits, challenges, and factors concerning usage and adoption of cloud computing by SMEs. ...(Read Full Abstract)


Hierarchical group based mutual authentication and key agreement for machine type communication in LTE and future 5G networks

  • Authors: Roychoudhury P., Roychoudhury B., Saikia D.K.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Security and Communication Networks
    DOI: 10.1155/2017/1701243

In view of the exponential growth in the volume of wireless data communication among heterogeneous devices ranging fromsmart phones to tiny sensors across a wide range of applications, 3GPP LTE-A has standardized Machine Type Communication (MTC) which allows communication between entities without an...(Read Full Abstract)


House of Strategy: A model for designing strategies using stakeholders' opinion

  • Authors: Prusty S.K., Mohapatra P.K.J., Mukherjee C.K.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Computers and Industrial Engineering
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cie.2017.04.001

The paper presents building of a model, i.e. House of Strategy, out of a two-round Delphi survey, which can be used in strategic planning to develop sets of Goals, Objectives, and Strategies. The survey was made among the stakeholders of the Indian Shrimp Industry in order to set the future goals, a...(Read Full Abstract)


Interpretive structural modeling for integrating quality management in manufacturing and service counterparts

  • Authors: Goyal G., Samalia H.V., Verma P.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Shillong
    Source: International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management
    DOI: 10.1108/IJQRM-11-2015-0169

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify and rank the contextual relationship among the quality management (QM) constructs for manufacturing and its related service organizations providing integrated value bundles, which has got limited research attention. Design/methodology/approach: The Q...(Read Full Abstract)


Investigating Factors Affecting Cloud Computing Adoption by SMEs in Himachal Pradesh

  • Authors: Kumar D., Samalia H.V.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Proceedings - 2016 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing in Emerging Markets, CCEM 2016
    DOI: 10.1109/CCEM.2016.012

Due to low level of penetration of ICT in SME sector, Indian SMEs are deprived of benefits like improved efficiency, better market linkages and enhanced customer services. Cloud computing has the potential to accelerate ICT adoption among SMEs, by making ICT accessible to the small businesses withou...(Read Full Abstract)


Need for electric vehicle: An Indian scenario & factors influencing electric vehicle purchase

  • Authors: Gogoi B.J.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Shillong
    Source: International Journal of Economic Research

The increased use of conventional energy sources(fossil fuels) in households and transportation has led to more degradation of the natural environment. The greenhouse gas emissions arising out of the use of fossil fuels is also impacting the climate at large. The climate change around the world and ...(Read Full Abstract)


Performance implications of board size, composition and activity: empirical evidence from the Indian banking sector

  • Authors: Mayur M., Saravanan P.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Corporate Governance (Bingley)
    DOI: 10.1108/CG-03-2016-0058

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the performance implications of board size, composition and frequency of board meetings on the performance of banks. Design/methodology/approach: The performance of banks is assessed on various parameters such as return on assets (ROA), Tobin's Q, non...(Read Full Abstract)


Shared Consumer Needs Across India and China: A Path to Global Advertising of Services?

  • Authors: Sadarangani P.H., Krishnamurthy A., Bagozzi R.P.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Management International Review
    DOI: 10.1007/s11575-016-0299-2

Global advertising often uses cultural values to standardize globally advertised messages. However, this exploratory study investigates the possibility that rather than cultural values (and consumer wants), it is consumer needs that are strongly shared across countries. Therefore, it might be possib...(Read Full Abstract)


Signaling Power of Corporate Name Change: A Case of Indian Firms

  • Authors: Rani N., Asija A.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management
    DOI: 10.1007/s40171-017-0155-7

In India, every year a large number of firms change their name. This raises a question that does name change convey any signal of better future prospects. The paper examines market response to name change announcements for firms listed on Bombay Stock Exchange. The paper also examines the predictive...(Read Full Abstract)


The role of marketing intelligence in brand positioning: Perspective of marketing professionals

  • Authors: Kanwal S., Samalia H.V., Singh G.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Journal of Cases on Information Technology
    DOI: 10.4018/JCIT.2017010103

The presented study explains the role of Marketing Intelligence (MI) in the brand positioning of select consumer durable goods. This involves examining the usage and application of Marketing Information System (MkIS) by the various marketing professionals for formulating brand positioning strategies...(Read Full Abstract)


The role of organizational culture and process-structure in marketing intelligence: Perspective of IT professionals

  • Authors: Kanwal S., Singh G., Samalia H.V.
    Year: 2017 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Journal of Cases on Information Technology
    DOI: 10.4018/JCIT.2017010106

The presented study seeks to explore the factors impacting MI of select consumer durable organizations and to know the strength of their relationship. The intention is the development of a scale and to find the role of organizational culture and process-structure in generating MI. Survey method is u...(Read Full Abstract)