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Additive manufacturing: Exploration of barriers to technology implementation, selection models, and supply chain decisions

  • Student Name: Gourav Dwivedi
    Subject/Area: Operations Management
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Rajiv K. Srivastava
    Members: Samir K. Srivastava, Yogesh K. Agarwal
    Keywords: Additive manufacturing, Additive manufacturing in the Automotive sector

An Investigative study for community detection in complex networks

  • Student Name: Samrat Gupta
    Subject/Area: Information Systems & Information Technology
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Pradeep Kumar
    Members: Bharat Bhasker, Abhijit Bhattacharya
    Keywords: Complex Networks, Rough Set Theory, Granular Computing, Community Structure, Clustering, Bipartite Networks, Meta-heuristic optimization

Determinants of brand loyalty in technology facilitated services

  • Student Name: Neha Sadhotra
    Subject/Area: Marketing and Advertising
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Satya Bhusan Dash
    Members: Abhijit Bhattacharya, K. Sivakumar
    Keywords: Technology facilitated service, Customer interface evaluation, Servicescape, Perceived risk, Perceived social prestige, Brand loyalty, Perceived credibility, Access convenience, and Technology readiness

Essays on commodity market investments: Volatility spillover, hedging and portfolio diversification

  • Student Name: Vikas Pandey
    Subject/Area: Finance and Accounting
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Vipul
    Members: Kaushik Bhattacharya, Alok Dixit
    Keywords: Commodity market investments, Volatility spillover, Hedging, Portfolio diversification

The effect of institutional distance on the financial performance of international joint ventures with Indian firms

  • Student Name: Issac K. Varghese
    Subject/Area: Business Policy and Strategic Management
    Year: 2018 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: M . Akbar
    Members: Neeraj Dwivedi, Gaurav Garg
    Keywords: Institutional Distance and International Joint Venture performance, Cultural Distance and International Joint Venture performance

Algorithms for modular-capacitated multi-period plant location problem, with capacity closure constraint

  • Student Name: Vikarm Batra
    Subject/Area: Operations Management
    Year: 2017 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Yogesh K. Agarwal
    Members: Sonia, S. Venkataramanaiah
    Keywords: Plant location, Modular, Multi-period, Capacity planning

Alliance portfolios: A study of performance effects of partner diversity, tie-strength, and expansion speed

  • Student Name: Dhirendra Mani Shukla
    Subject/Area: Business Policy and Strategic Management
    Year: 2017 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Amita Mital
    Members: M. Akbar, Israr Qureshi
    Keywords: Alliance portfolios, Firm performance, Partner diversity, Tie-strength, Expansion speed

An analysis of implementation of carbon tax in Indian road passenger transport

  • Student Name: Monika Gupta
    Subject/Area: Human Resources Management (HRM) & Organizational Behaviour (OB)
    Year: 2017 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Sanjay Kumar Singh
    Members: Kaushik Ranjan Bandyopadhyay, Chandan Sharma
    Keywords: Carbon Tax, Contingent Valuation Method, CO2 Emission, Decomposition Analysis, GHG Emissions, Log Mean Divisia Index, Revenue Recycling, Road Passenger Transport, Road Transport, Scenario Analysis, System Dynamics, Sustainable Transport, Willingness to Pa

An examination of pricing behaviour of the index options and effect of short selling: Indian evidence

  • Student Name: Shivam Singh
    Subject/Area: Finance and Accounting
    Year: 2017 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Alok Dixit
    Members: A. Vinay Kumar, Vipul
    Keywords: Options pricing, Effects of short selling on the options market

Credit scoring and securitization: A study with reference to microfinance institutions in India

  • Student Name: Parvathi Ganesh
    Subject/Area: Finance and Accounting
    Year: 2017 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Prakash Singh
    Members: Sanjeev Kapoor, Vinodh Madhavan
    Keywords: Microfinance Institutions (MFIs)-India, Credit scoring and of MFIs, Determinants of securitization of MFIs

Electronic word-of-mouth intentions and technology readiness of adolescents: A consumer socialization perspective

  • Student Name: Anubhav Mishra
    Subject/Area: Marketing and Advertising
    Year: 2017 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Satish S.M.
    Members: Moutusy Maity, Sridhar Samu
    Keywords: Electronic word-of-mouth(eWOM), Technology-based services adoption, Technology readiness, Self-esteem, online impression, Self-construal, family communication patterns, Peers, Internet, Informative and normative influence, Teenagers, Adolescents

International expansion of emerging economy firms: role of strategic motivations for internationalization

  • Student Name: Faisal M. Ahsan
    Subject/Area: Business Policy and Strategic Management
    Year: 2017 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Ashutosh Kumar Sinha
    Members: Neeraj Dwivedi, Kaushik Bhattacharya
    Keywords: Internationalization, Emerging economy firms, Strategic motivations, Institutional distance

"This thesis is a collection of three related essays that aim to analyze the phenomenon of internationalization of emerging economy firms. The common thread that links the three essays together is the motive of intemationalization. The first essay identifies firm level and in...(Read Full Abstract)


Investors' behavior around price limit hits: a study in Indian capital market

  • Student Name: Y S S V S D P K Kumar
    Subject/Area: Finance and Accounting
    Year: 2017 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Vipul
    Members: Kaushik Bhattacharya, Alok Dixit
    Keywords: Stock markets-India, Price limits mechanism, Volatility, Trading behavior of investors, Limit-hits

Since its introduction in US markets during 1987, the price limits mechanism has become an important regilatory tool in most of the stock exchanges across the globe. This mechanism plays an effective role, especially during the turbulent periods. Though the stock markets across the world have implem...(Read Full Abstract)


Mining of heterogeneous information networks for designing a recommendation system

  • Student Name: Mukul Gupta
    Subject/Area: Information Systems & Information Technology
    Year: 2017 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Pradeep Kumar
    Members: Bharat Bhasker, Abhijit Bhattacharya
    Keywords: Recommendation System, Heterogeneous Information Network, Meta-paths, Network Schema, Relevance Measurement

"With the advancement in the technology for generating and capturing data, information filtering has become very crucial to the success of e-commerce. Users of e-commerce are overloaded with the multitude of choices. Providing effective recommendations to the users has become a major challenge...(Read Full Abstract)


Relationship of Leadership, Human Resource Practices and stress experiences on employee outcomes

  • Student Name: Amitabh Thakur
    Subject/Area: Human Resources Management (HRM) & Organizational Behaviour (OB)
    Year: 2017 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Pankaj Kumar
    Members: Himanshu Rai, Pushpendra Priyadarshi
    Keywords: Leadership, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Practice, Organizational Stress, Emotional Intelligence, Work engagement, Job performance, Job satisfaction, Affective commitment, Police, Indian Police, Mediating variable, Moderating Variable

A framework for IT risk management and IT governance for organizations

  • Student Name: Manas Tripathi
    Subject/Area: Information Systems & Information Technology
    Year: 2016 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Arunabha Mukhopadhyay
    Members: Ashwani Kumar, Manoj Anand
    Keywords: Enterprise IT risk, IT risk management, IT governance, IT risk-return, Cloud computing, Vulnerability, IT security

Essays on currency in circulation

  • Student Name: Sunny Kumar Singh
    Subject/Area: Business Policy and Strategic Management
    Year: 2016 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Kaushik Bhattacharya
    Members: Chandan Sharma, Yogesh Kumar Agarwal
    Keywords: Currency in circulation, Baumol-Tobin Model, Seasonal cointegration, State-space modeling, Dynamic panel data

"Currency, consisting of both banknotes and coins, is an integral part of modern society. The motive for holding currency is mainly for transaction and precautionary purpose, but speculative purpose also consists of a significant part due to the development of the modern financial system...(Read Full Abstract)


Estimation of intraday VaR and CVaR: an empirical study in select stock markets

  • Student Name: Samit Paul
    Subject/Area: Finance and Accounting
    Year: 2016 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Madhusudan Karmakar
    Members: Alok Dixit, Gaurav Garg
    Keywords: Intraday trading, Value-at-risk (VaR), Conditional Value-at-risk (CVaR), Intraday risk analysis, Extreme Value Theory (EVT)

"In the last two decades, Value-at-risk (VaR) has become a widely used tool in risk management of financial institutions and regulators. A VaR model measures market risk by determining how much the value of a portfolio could decline with (1% probability over a certain time horizon 1, as a resu...(Read Full Abstract)


Examining the complex ambivalent nature of nostalgia: research on affective and cognitive consequences of nostalgic advertising among consumers

  • Student Name: Ekta Srivastava
    Subject/Area: Human Resources Management (HRM) & Organizational Behaviour (OB)
    Year: 2016 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Satish S.M.
    Members: S. Bharadhwaj, Ashwani Kumar
    Keywords: Nostalgia, Cognitive tuning hypothesis, Self-brand connection (SBC)

Supply chain risk management: some strategic decision support models

  • Student Name: Yash Daultani
    Subject/Area: Operations Management
    Year: 2016 | IIM Lucknow
    Chair Person: Sushil Kumar
    Members: Omkarprasad S. Vaidya, Manoj K. Tiwari
    Keywords: Supply chain risk management, Multi-objective optimization, Network equilibrium

"Risk management holds a pivotal role in ensuring efficiency, predictability, and coherency in supply chain operations of an enterprise. It has become a crucial challenge for supply chain managers owing to several factors such as growing global competition, rising cost pressures, increasing customer...(Read Full Abstract)