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Total No of Publication : 8081


A new solution approach for multi-stage semi-open queuing networks: An application in shuttle-based compact storage systems

  • Authors: Kumawat G.L., Roy D.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Computers and Operations Research
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cor.2020.105086

Multi-stage semi-open queuing networks (SOQNs) are widely used to analyze the performance of multi-stage manufacturing systems and automated warehousing systems. While there are several methods available for solving single-stage SOQNs, solution methods for multi-stage SOQNs are limited. Decompositio...(Read Full Abstract)


A new solution approach for multi-stage semi-open queuing networks: an application in shuttle-based compact storage systems

  • Authors: Kumawat G.L., Roy D.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Ahmedabad
    Source: Computers and Operations Research
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cor.2020.105086

Multi-stage semi-open queuing networks (SOQNs) are widely used to analyze the performance of multi-stage manufacturing systems and automated warehousing systems. While there are several methods available for solving single-stage SOQNs, solution methods for multi-stage SOQNs are limited. Decompositio...(Read Full Abstract)


A systematic review of empirical studies pertaining to Lean, Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma quality improvement methodologies in paediatrics

  • Authors: Samanta A.K., Varaprasad G., Padhy R.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Kashipur
    Source: International Journal of Business Excellence
    DOI: 10.1504/IJBEX.2021.111936

Lean, Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma (LSS) are the quality improvement (QI) methodologies that have proved their merits in healthcare organisations since the 1990s. The aim of this paper is to present a systematic review of literature on the implementation of these QI methodologies in paediatrics by u...(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)


Alternate solution approaches for competitive hub location problems

  • Authors: Tiwari R., Jayaswal S., Sinha A.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Ahmedabad
    Source: European Journal of Operational Research
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2020.07.018

In this paper, we study the hub location problem of an entrant airline that tries to maximize its share in a market with already existing competing players. The problem is modeled as a non-linear integer program, which is intractable for off-the-shelf commercial solvers, like CPLEX and Gurobi, etc. ...(Read Full Abstract)


Analyzing the role of national culture on content creation and user engagement on Twitter: The case of Indian Premier League cricket franchises

  • Authors: Deep Prakash C., Majumdar A.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Ahmedabad
    Source: International Journal of Information Management
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2020.102268

The content generation strategy of a sports franchise determines whether the user engagement increases or decreases on social media platforms. Thus, the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) is profound who generally decides and governs social media policies of the franchises. We show that the cultu...(Read Full Abstract)


Antecedents and consequences of consumer skepticism toward cause-related marketing: Gender as moderator and attitude as mediator

This study aims to understand the antecedents and consequences of consumer skepticism with respect to cause-related marketing (CRM). The study examines the mediating and moderating impact of attitude toward brand image and gender on the consequences of consumer skepticism. The study findings confirm...(Read Full Abstract)


Artificial intelligence for decision support systems in the field of operations research: review and future scope of research

  • Authors: Gupta S., Modgil S., Bhattacharyya S., Bose I.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Annals of Operations Research
    DOI: 10.1007/s10479-020-03856-6

Operations research (OR) has been at the core of decision making since World War II, and today, business interactions on different platforms have changed business dynamics, introducing a high degree of uncertainty. To have a sustainable vision of their business, firms need to have a suitable decisio...(Read Full Abstract)


Assessing the sustainability of bamboo management in central Indian forests

  • Authors: Tambe S., Patnaik S., Upadhyay A.P., Edgaonkar A., Singhal R., Bisaria J., Srivastava P., Dahake K., Hiralal M.H., Tofa D., Telharkar S., Edlabadkar V., Dethe V., Shekhar K.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Forests Trees and Livelihoods
    DOI: 10.1080/14728028.2020.1852975

The purpose of this study is to assess the management of bamboo across the gradient of government and community-managed forests in Maharashtra, a leading Central-Indian state in decentralized forest governance. Over the last few decades, new right-based legislations have paved the way for decentrali...(Read Full Abstract)


Behavioral reasoning theory (BRT) perspectives on E-waste recycling and management

  • Authors: Dhir A., Koshta N., Goyal R.K., Sakashita M., Almotairi M.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Kashipur
    Source: Journal of Cleaner Production
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.124269

Each year, millions of tons of electronic waste (or e-waste) are generated worldwide, thus, fueling concerns among scholars, practitioners, policymakers, and governments about e-waste recycling and management. The past few years have witnessed a growing interest among scholars to examine the behavio...(Read Full Abstract)


Celebrity endorsements in destination marketing: a three country investigation

The present study extends research on the role of celebrity endorsements in destination marketing by exploring various facets of the effect of celebrity endorsements in destination marketing on the consumer. More specifically, theories of source credibility, congruence, social identity and consumer ...(Read Full Abstract)


Customer perception of the deceptiveness of online product reviews: A speech act theory perspective

With the presence of fake reviews on e-commerce platforms, the reliability of reviews becomes questionable. The extant literature demonstrates the impact of fake reviews on product sales and proposes several algorithms to prevent fake reviews from being displayed on the platform. However, what has l...(Read Full Abstract)


Decision modeling and analysis in new product development considering supply chain uncertainties: a multi-functional expert based approach

  • Authors: Goswami M., Daultani Y., De A.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Lucknow
    Source: Expert Systems with Applications
    DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2020.114016

Successful new product development projects and extant research literature advocate for inclusion of inputs pertaining to the supply chain at early stages of product development to proactively identify risk averse product design concepts. To this end, we devise an analytical framework to converge up...(Read Full Abstract)


Decision modeling and analysis in new product development considering supply chain uncertainties: a multi-functional expert based approach

  • Authors: Goswami M., Daultani Y., De A.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Raipur
    Source: Expert Systems with Applications
    DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2020.114016

Successful new product development projects and extant research literature advocate for inclusion of inputs pertaining to the supply chain at early stages of product development to proactively identify risk averse product design concepts. To this end, we devise an analytical framework to converge up...(Read Full Abstract)


Determinants of word of mouth intention for a World Heritage Site: The case of the Sun Temple in India

  • Authors: Deb M., Lomo-David E.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Kashipur
    Source: Journal of Destination Marketing and Management
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jdmm.2020.100533

This study investigates the role of authenticity, self-congruity and emotional attachment in generating positive Word of Mouth (WOM) intentions in heritage tourism. The 13th-century Sun Temple of Konark (Surya Mandira), in Odisha, India, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organiza...(Read Full Abstract)


Does economic policy uncertainty dampen imports? commodity-level evidence from India

This study investigates the effects of economic policy and financial market uncertainties on Indian imports. For this purpose, we consider a panel of 97 commodities imported to India during the period: September 2011 to January 2019. We utilize two panel estimation techniques, the Pooled Mean Group ...(Read Full Abstract)


Exfoliating decision support system: a synthesis of themes using text mining

  • Authors: Kumar R., Thakurta R.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Sambalpur
    Source: Information Systems and e-Business Management
    DOI: 10.1007/s10257-020-00490-4

Decision support systems (DSS) have evolved significantly since the past 50 years. The existing bouquet of DSS contributions offering the prevalent emphasis and future orientations of the field also point towards several shortcomings. The existing conceptualizations of DSS offer a fragmented portray...(Read Full Abstract)


Exponential-growth prediction bias and compliance with safety measures related to COVID-19

  • Authors: Banerjee R., Bhattacharya J., Majumdar P.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Bangalore
    Source: Social Science and Medicine
    DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113473

Objective: We define prediction bias as the systematic error arising from an incorrect prediction of the number of positive COVID cases x-weeks hence when presented with y-weeks of prior, actual data on the same. Our objective is to investigate the importance of an exponential-growth prediction bias...(Read Full Abstract)


Falling efficiency levels of Indian coal-fired power plants: A slacks-based analysis

We use a comprehensive data set covering almost all Indian coal-fired power plants over the period 2005–14 to evaluate the technical efficiency of power plants using the Slacks-Based Measure model. We find that average technical efficiency falls from 0.847 in 2005 to 0.742 in 2014, indicating substa...(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)