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Total No of Publication : 168

A hybrid forecasting technique to deal with heteroskedastic demand in a supply chain

  • Authors: Jaipuria S., Mahapatra S.S.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Operations and Supply Chain Management
    DOI: 10.31387/oscm0450291

Under demand uncertain environment, maintaining a proper safety stock is very important to cope with the stock-out situation. Improper estimation of safety stock quantity leads to an improper estimation of the order and further causes bullwhip effect and net-stock amplification. In practice, demand ...(Read Full Abstract)

A scenario-based robust time–cost tradeoff model to handle the effect of COVID-19 on supply chains project management

  • Authors: Hajiagha S.H.R., Mahdiraji H.A., Behnam M., Nekoughadirli B., Joshi R.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Operations Management Research
    DOI: 10.1007/s12063-021-00195-y

The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak deeply impressed supply chains in different aspects. In response to this unexpected situation, supply chain managers have decided to recover and reinforce their supply chains. Considering the expanse of these decisions, project management principle and tools seems inev...(Read Full Abstract)

A study of business knowledge requirements for software projects

  • Authors: Mishra D.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Journal of Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing
    DOI: 10.1108/JGOSS-07-2020-0041

Purpose: This paper aims to explore the expertise level required in various kinds of business knowledge such as regulatory, domain, strategic, operation process and, business process to execute globally distributed software projects for development, re-engineering and maintenance projects in the Ind...(Read Full Abstract)

Aesthetic Exploration of Organizational Theatrics: a Case of Tata Motors’ Jaguar Land Rover Acquisition

This paper aims to critically analyze one of the most impactful events reported from the Indian corporate scenario in recent years, from the premise of its aesthetic underpinnings. Our focus is on the ambitious 2008 all cash cross-border acquisition of Jaguar and Land Rover businesses by Tata Motors...(Read Full Abstract)

An Empirical Study on Shopping Motivation among Generation Y Indian

  • Authors: Kumar S., Sadarangani P.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Global Business Review
    DOI: 10.1177/0972150918807085

The purpose of the study is to examine the relationship between shopping motivation and purchase intention. This study examines the impact of antecedents of utilitarian motivation and hedonic motivations on purchase intention among Generation Y Indian. The study follows the quantitative approach and...(Read Full Abstract)

Antecedents and consequences of knowledge sharing for software process improvement in the Indian software industry

  • Authors: Chugh M., Chanderwal N., Upadhyay R.K., Punia D.K.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Journal of Software: Evolution and Process
    DOI: 10.1002/smr.2291

The integration of knowledge sharing is significant for software process improvement (SPI). However, very few empirical studies have evaluated how and to what extent knowledge sharing affects the different aspects of SPI. Drawing upon the resource-based view and the knowledge-based view of software ...(Read Full Abstract)

Approximating Non-intersecting Closed Curves Through Four-Bar Linkage Mechanism

  • Authors: Datta D., Deb C., Hafila A., Das D.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies
    DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-9829-6_9

Many practical applications require to approximate curves, which can be done precisely through mathematical modeling or computer simulation. But manufacturing difficulty may arise if such curves become very complex. Moreover, exact methods are limited to approximate only a certain number of target p...(Read Full Abstract)

Corporate control and the choice of investment financing: the case of corporate acquisitions in India

  • Authors: Power G.J., Rani N., Mandal A.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting
    DOI: 10.1007/s11156-021-00987-0

The market for corporate control offers a rich framework to study the interaction between investment and financing decisions. Do corporations have specific preferences for the means of financing acquisitions, such using cash or equity to pay the claims of the target firm’s shareholders? This study b...(Read Full Abstract)

Cross-Listing Effect and Domestic Stock Returns: Some Empirical Evidence

  • Authors: Tripathy N., Tripathy A., Tandon D.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Modeling and Optimization in Science and Technologies
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-72929-5_25

The present paper explored the influence of ADRs listing on the stock returns using event study methodology. The study also employed variance ratio and GARCH model to assess the influence of cross listing of ADRs on the volatility of underlying domestic stocks. A sample of eight companies considered...(Read Full Abstract)

Design of a fuzzy-controlled energy - Efficient Multicast Scheduler (FEMS) for SDWSN

  • Authors: Banerjee A.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Journal of Information Technology Management
    DOI: 10.22059/jitm.2021.80758

Multicasting is an important operation in software-defined wireless sensor networks (SDWSNs). In this operation, a group of nodes specified by their unique node identification numbers is supposed to receive the same multicast message at the approximately same time, if possible. These nodes are terme...(Read Full Abstract)

Development of maturity model for assessing the implementation of Industry 4.0: learning from theory and practice

  • Authors: Wagire A.A., Joshi R., Rathore A.P.S., Jain R.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Production Planning and Control
    DOI: 10.1080/09537287.2020.1744763

Today many manufacturing firms expect a significant impact of ‘Industry 4.0’ on their supply chains, operations, and business models. However, its complex characteristics are yet to be fully comprehended by most of them. As a result, there are several apprehensions pertaining to its structure, techn...(Read Full Abstract)

Do “decent work” dimensions lead to work engagement? Empirical evidence from higher education institutions in India

  • Authors: Kashyap V., Nakra N., Arora R.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: European Journal of Training and Development
    DOI: 10.1108/EJTD-08-2020-0127

Purpose: The study aims to investigate the impact of “decent work” dimensions on faculty members’ work engagement levels in the higher education institutions in India. Design/methodology/approach: Data were obtained from 293 faculty members working in higher education institutes in India. The propos...(Read Full Abstract)

Do firms perform better during re-internationalisation?

  • Authors: Ali S.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: International Journal of Business and Globalisation
    DOI: 10.1504/IJBG.2021.113791

Re-internationalisation, or firms' re-entry into internationalisation after they had completely abandoned all their previous internationalisation efforts, is a less explored phenomenon. In this paper, we discuss findings from an empirical study that compares performance of re-internationalised India...(Read Full Abstract)

Does time-varying illiquidity matter for the Indian stock market? Evidence from high-frequency data

  • Authors: Bhattacharya M., Bhattacharya S.N., Jha S.K.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Australian Journal of Management
    DOI: 10.1177/03128962211010243

This article examines variations in illiquidity in the Indian stock market, using intraday data. Panel regression reveals prevalent day-of-the-week, month, and holiday effects in illiquidity across industries, especially during exogenous shock periods. Illiquidity fluctuations are higher during the ...(Read Full Abstract)

Drivers and barriers in the consumption of alternative staples. A systematic literature review and future research agenda

  • Authors: Shah P., Dhir A., Joshi R., Tripathy N.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: British Food Journal
    DOI: 10.1108/BFJ-12-2020-1098

Purpose: Major cereal staples such as wheat, white rice and corn have a significant negative impact on the environment, a low nutritional profile and are associated with obesity. In comparison, alternative staples (such as rye, quinoa, buckwheat, etc.) are more environmentally sustainable and nutrit...(Read Full Abstract)

Factors affecting the electricity transmission and distribution losses: Evidences from BRICS countries

  • Authors: Kumar D., Sengupta K.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: International Journal of Global Energy Issues

This research investigates the effect of sources of production, related trade of goods and investments in forms of mergers and acquisitions on transmission and distribution losses in BRICS countries. The study uses fixed effect regression with Driscoll and Kraay's standard errors to account for cros...(Read Full Abstract)

Fuzzy Logic–Based Comparison of Predicted Sales Records of Competing Products

The issue of comparing sales records of competitors is gaining increased importance to both marketing academicians and practitioners to get an idea about approximate trend of customer inclination to their products. Actual sales records of competing products for past few years can be compared in two ...(Read Full Abstract)

Governance and sustainable development at higher education institutions

  • Authors: Leal Filho W., Salvia A.L., Frankenberger F., Akib N.A.M., Sen S.K., Sivapalan S., Novo-Corti I., Venkatesan M., Emblen-Perry K.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Environment, Development and Sustainability
    DOI: 10.1007/s10668-020-00859-y

Governance issues, here interpreted as the provisions of adequate policy frameworks characterized by reliability and accountability, coupled with resources to support their implementation, are known to be the basis for the implementation of sustainable development measures. This paper discusses the ...(Read Full Abstract)

Has financial attitude impacted the trading activity of retail investors during the COVID-19 pandemic?

  • Authors: Talwar M., Talwar S., Kaur P., Tripathy N., Dhir A.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jretconser.2020.102341

Financial attitude influences the financial behavior of retail investors. Although the extant research has acknowledged and examined this relationship, the measures of financial attitude and behavior still vary widely and are generally posed as a series of questions rather than statements. In additi...(Read Full Abstract)

Impact of community-based business model and competitive advantage on exports: evidence from diamond industry

  • Authors: Kumar S., Kumar D., Sengupta K., Giri T.K.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Shillong
    Source: Competitiveness Review
    DOI: 10.1108/CR-12-2019-0130

Purpose: This study aims to examine the altering paradigms for two specific characteristics of the international diamond industry: community-based business model and competitive advantage and their impact and interaction effect. Design/methodology/approach: This study uses global value chain (GVC) a...(Read Full Abstract)