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Total No of Publication : 74

A bargaining model for sharing water in a river with negative externality

This article is focused on the problem of river sharing in the presence of pollution as a negative externality between two riparian states (agents). In this paper, a market-based contract mechanism is presented; it can address the issue of negative externality imposed by an upstream agent on the dow...(Read Full Abstract)

A multiphase acceptance sampling model by attributes to investigate the production interruptions in batch production within tobacco industry

  • Authors: Yüksel D., Kazancoglu Y., Sarma P.R.S.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management
    DOI: 10.1108/IJQRM-03-2021-0078

Purpose: This paper aims to create a new decision-making procedure that uses “Lot-by-Lot Acceptance Sampling Plan by Attributes” methodology in the production processes when any production interruption is observed in tobacco industry, which is a significant example of batch production. Design/method...(Read Full Abstract)

Adverse health shocks, social insurance and household consumption: evidence from Indonesia’s Askeskin program

  • Authors: Kolukuluri K.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: International Journal of Health Economics and Management
    DOI: 10.1007/s10754-022-09329-6

This study examines the efficacy of Askeskin, a subsidized social health insurance targeted towards poor households and informal sector workers in Indonesia, in mitigating the impact of adverse health shocks on household consumption. To overcome selection bias from non-experimental nature of Askeski...(Read Full Abstract)

Closed-loop supply chain models with coopetition options

  • Authors: Jalali H., Ansaripoor A., Ramani V., De Giovanni P.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: International Journal of Production Research
    DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2021.1910871

This paper proposes a Closed-loop Supply Chain game-theoretic model that mimics the DellReconnect Supply Chain. Within this framework, we characterise a game between an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and a social collector, who work together to recover electronics. The market comprises three ...(Read Full Abstract)

Does employees' perception towards mobile human resource management application quality affect usage intention? A moderated-mediation analysis

Purpose: Mobile human resource management application (mHRM app) has emerged as an innovative solution to manage human resources. However, the performance of the application is questionable, and hence, it is crucial to know employees' perception towards it. This study aims to explore employees' perc...(Read Full Abstract)

Does Reward Gamification Drive Brand Relationship Quality?: An Experimental Approach

This study examines the impact of reward gamification on brand relationship quality (BRQ) in the mobile banking (m-banking) context. The study also examines the mediating effect of brand engagement and how the effect varies at different levels of personal innovativeness. A scenario-based experimenta...(Read Full Abstract)

E-fulfillment across product type: a review of literature (2000–2020)

  • Authors: Titiyal R., Bhattacharya S., Thakkar J.J.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: Management Research Review
    DOI: 10.1108/MRR-04-2021-0254

Purpose: This paper aims to review the literature on “E-fulfillment” with respect to marketing and operations issues in the current dynamic and complex e-tailing environment and thereby generate significant insights. Design/methodology/approach: This paper is based on a systematic literature review ...(Read Full Abstract)


  • Authors: Bakhru K.M., Sharma A., Chaudhary N.S., Shankar A.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development
    DOI: 10.1504/wremsd.2022.18.issue-1-2

Purpose: This paper aims to review the literature on “E-fulfillment” with respect to marketing and operations issues in the current dynamic and complex e-tailing environment and thereby generate significant insights. Design/methodology/approach: This paper is based on a systematic literature review ...(Read Full Abstract)

Explaining resistance intention towards mobile HRM application: the dark side of technology adoption

  • Authors: Shankar A., Nigam A.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: International Journal of Manpower
    DOI: 10.1108/IJM-03-2021-0198

Purpose: The mobile human resource management application (mHRM app) has recently been seen as an innovative cloud-based solution to manage human resource management (HRM) within organisation. Despite its great potential, organisations have shown resistance towards the usage of the mHRM app. This st...(Read Full Abstract)

Gamification and gigification: A multidimensional theoretical approach

  • Authors: Behl A., Jayawardena N., Ishizaka A., Gupta M., Shankar A.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: Journal of Business Research
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.09.023

The main purpose of this paper is to explore the performance of white-collared gig workers using three theoretical perspectives: knowledge-based view theory, employee engagement theory, self-determination theory. The study investigates the relationship between intellectual capital, collective cognit...(Read Full Abstract)

ICT as “Knowledge Management” for Assessing Sustainable Consumption and Production in Supply Chains

  • Authors: Uniyal S., Sarma P.R.S., Kumar Mangla S., Tseng M.-L., Patil P.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: Research Anthology on Measuring and Achieving Sustainable Development Goals
    DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-3885-5.ch048

The significance of sustainability is continually expanding among researchers, policymakers, and decision makers. To improve the efficiency of value chain activities such as manufacturing, distribution, and consumption, an innovative research solution has been proposed: ‘Sustainable Consumption and ...(Read Full Abstract)

Impact of e-fulfillment on consumer loyalty across different product types

  • Authors: Titiyal R., Thakkar J.J., Sah B.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: Journal of Asia Business Studies
    DOI: 10.1108/JABS-10-2021-0410

Purpose: There is limited literature linking e-fulfillment and product type with postpurchase consumer behavior measures like loyalty, even though there has been a rapid increase in e-tailing. E-fulfillment is defined in literature as a sequence of processes. Each process in this sequence is expecte...(Read Full Abstract)

Improving the governance of information technology: Insights from the history of Internet governance

  • Authors: Pandey N., De’ R., Ravishankar M.N.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: Journal of Information Technology
    DOI: 10.1177/02683962211054513

Governance of the Internet is a matter of global importance and concern. The multi-stakeholder (MS) and multilateral (ML) forms have been presented as two competing and plausible models of Internet governance. Drawing on actor–network theory (ANT) and building on an interpretive case study of rich a...(Read Full Abstract)

Informal-contract farming in an agriculture supply chain: a game-theoretic analysis

  • Authors: Patel S.S.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: International Journal of Operational Research
    DOI: 10.1504/IJOR.2022.121493

A contract in an agriculture supply-chain under market uncertainty leads to renege. Specially, when the contract enforcement cost is not very high it is prone to collapse. In this paper, a set of game theoretical models have been employed to analyse renege of the contract farming (informal-contract)...(Read Full Abstract)

Mapping the links between Industry 4.0, circular economy and sustainability: a systematic literature review

  • Authors: Patyal V.S., Sarma P.R.S., Modgil S., Nag T., Dennehy D.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: Journal of Enterprise Information Management
    DOI: 10.1108/JEIM-05-2021-0197

Purpose: The study aims to map the links between Industry 4.0 (I-4.0) technologies and circular economy (CE) for sustainable operations and their role to achieving the selected number of sustainable development goals (SDGs). Design/methodology/approach: The study adopts a systematic literature revie...(Read Full Abstract)

Sustainable mobile banking application: a text mining approach to explore critical success factors

  • Authors: Shankar A., Tiwari A.K., Gupta M.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: Journal of Enterprise Information Management
    DOI: 10.1108/JEIM-10-2020-0426

Purpose: This study aims at identifying critical success factors of a sustainable mobile banking application using text mining approach. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 6,073 consumer reviews relating to a mobile banking application were collected and analyzed to meet the study objective. La...(Read Full Abstract)

Sustainable organizational performance management: deciphering the role of emotional capital in e-commerce industry

  • Authors: Gupta P., Bakhru K.M., Shankar A.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: South Asian Journal of Business Studies
    DOI: 10.1108/SAJBS-09-2021-0368

Purpose: This study aims to understand role employee emotional capital in e-commerce organizations for implementing a sustainability-oriented approach. It explores two research questions: First, what role does emotional capital play in creating a sustainability-oriented functioning in an e-commerce ...(Read Full Abstract)

The role of artificial intelligence in HRM: A systematic review and future research direction

  • Authors: Basu S., Majumdar B., Mukherjee K., Munjal S., Palaksha C.
    Year: 2022 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: Human Resource Management Review
    DOI: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2022.100893

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems and applications based on them are fast pervading the various functions of an organization. While AI systems enhance organizational performance, thereby catching the attention of the decision makers, they nonetheless pose threats of job losses for human resources...(Read Full Abstract)

Acculturation and apparel store loyalty among immigrants in Western countries

  • Authors: Ashaduzzaman M., Jebarajakirthy C., Das M., Shankar A.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: Journal of Marketing Management
    DOI: 10.1080/0267257X.2020.1833963

Western countries have experienced a steady increase in the number of immigrants since 2000 and these immigrants appear to be a sizeable market segment for apparel retailers in Western host countries owing to their acculturation. This study investigates how acculturation of immigrants drives their l...(Read Full Abstract)

An Evolutionary Approach to Pollution Control in Competitive Markets

  • Authors: Lahkar R., Ramani V.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Visakhapatnam
    Source: Dynamic Games and Applications
    DOI: 10.1007/s13235-021-00412-0

We consider a large population of firms in a market environment. The firms are divided into a finite set of types, with each type being characterized by a distinct private cost function. Moreover, the firms generate an external cost like pollution in the production process. As a result, the Nash equ...(Read Full Abstract)