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Total No of Publication : 177

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)

Oil prices and stock market interplay in Dubai

  • Authors: Murali S., Thiyagarajan S., Gopal N.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: International Journal of Management Practice
    DOI: 10.1504/IJMP.2021.111773

This study examines the relationship between Dubai Financial Market General Index (DFMGI) and two important crude oil price indices, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and Brent. Granger causality tests followed by a robustness check using the vector autoregression model are run on daily logarithmic retu...(Read Full Abstract)

Role of Shopping App Attributes in Creating Urges for Impulse Buying: An Empirical Investigation Using SEM and Neural Network Technique

  • Authors: Gupta P., Prashar S., Parsad C., Sai Vijay T.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations
    DOI: 10.4018/JECO.2021010103

With high speed internet, the retailers are continually engaged in upgrading mobile apps that facilitate shoppers in shopping anywhere-anytime and arousing their sudden urges to buy impulsively. The present study endeavors to decipher the antecedents of mobile app-based impulsive buying behavior and...(Read Full Abstract)

User generated content for exploring factors affecting intention to use travel and food delivery services

  • Authors: Ray A., Bala P.K.
    Year: 2021 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: International Journal of Hospitality Management
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhm.2020.102730

Customer reviews/comments on product-websites and on social-media pages can serve as great information sources for both customers and service-providers. For exploring the drivers of usage intention in context of Online-Food-Delivery services (OFDs) and Online-Travel-Agency services (OTAs), tradition...(Read Full Abstract)

A rule-based automated machine learning approach in the evaluation of recommender engine

  • Authors: Behera R.K., Bala P.K., Jain R.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Benchmarking
    DOI: 10.1108/BIJ-01-2020-0051

Purpose: Any business that opts to adopt a recommender engine (RE) for various potential benefits must choose from the candidate solutions, by matching to the task of interest and domain. The purpose of this paper is to choose RE that fits best from a set of candidate solutions using rule-based auto...(Read Full Abstract)

An examination of the e-government service value chain

  • Authors: Kumar R., Kumar R., Sachan A., Gupta P.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Information Technology and People
    DOI: 10.1108/ITP-09-2018-0438

Purpose: E-government quality (e-GovQual) and e-government user value (e-GUV) are multidimensional concepts. While previous studies have identified apparent factors influencing e-government satisfaction (e-GovSat) and e-government adoption intention (e-GovAI), such as e-GovQual and e-GUV, but they h...(Read Full Abstract)

An integrated TOPSIS-MOORA-based performance evaluation methodology for the key service providers in sharing economy: case of Airbnb superhosts

Purpose: In the context of sharing economy, the superhost program of Airbnb emerges as a phenomenal success story that has transformed the tourism industry and garnered humongous popularity. Proper performance evaluation and classification of the superhosts are crucial to incentivize superhosts to m...(Read Full Abstract)

An NLP-Based Cryptosystem to Control Spread of Fake News Through Social-Media

  • Authors: Ray A., Bala P.K.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
    DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-2414-1_44

The era of digitalization has seen a transition from traditional methods of providing services to digital means. The advancement of technological innovations has not only impacted the human lifestyle but also has aided the growth of various social channels for people to communicate with one another....(Read Full Abstract)

An NLP-SEM approach to examine the gratifications affecting user’s choice of different e-learning providers from user tweets

In this digital era, it is important for service providers to gain insights from the customer-generated data and act accordingly for gaining a competitive advantage over competitors. However, there are few studies that have attempted at utilising the online user-reviews in structural-models for exam...(Read Full Abstract)

Analysis of barriers to implement drone logistics

  • Authors: Sah B., Gupta R., Bani-Hani D.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications
    DOI: 10.1080/13675567.2020.1782862

Companies are adopting innovative methods for responsiveness and efficiency in the logistics sector. The implementation of drones in logistics sector is a move in this direction. Potential obstacles in the smooth adoption of drones in the logistics sector must be thoroughly analysed. The present stu...(Read Full Abstract)

Antecedents to Online Travel Purchase: Role of Network Benefits, Pilgrimage Packages, Interactivity, Trust and Customer Reviews

  • Authors: Khare A., Dixit S., Sarkar S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism
    DOI: 10.1080/1528008X.2020.1740133

Customers prefer apps over websites for travel search and booking. However, websites offer a competitive advantage over apps in terms of branding and CRM opportunities. Therefore, to retain customers on travel websites, this research investigated the role of monetary incentives resulting from networ...(Read Full Abstract)

Application of blockchain technology in optimizing etailer supply chain costs: Public and consortium blockchains

  • Authors: Rathnasiri S., Islam S.M.N., Ray P.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Blockchain technology implementation is becoming an increasing trend in supply chain operations around the globe. However, the blockchain costs and its impact on the supply chain operational outcomes are still unclear in the literature. Specially, online retail (e-tailer) supply chains can derive si...(Read Full Abstract)

Co-movement of volatility risk premium: evidence from single stock options market in India

This study investigates the existence of commonality of volatility risk premium in the index and individual stock options. Using data from the National Stock Exchange (NSE) India, the study finds that the commonality relationship is both economically and statistically significant. The commonality re...(Read Full Abstract)

Corporate brand alignment in business markets: a practice perspective

  • Authors: Pranjal P., Sarkar S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Marketing Intelligence and Planning
    DOI: 10.1108/MIP-10-2019-0539

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to study practices associated with corporate brand alignment enacted by marketing managers in an emerging business to business market. Design/methodology/approach: The “Marketing-as-practice” perspective is used to examine brand alignment-related practices. A fi...(Read Full Abstract)

Corporate branding in an emerging business market: A phenomenological perspective

  • Authors: Pranjal P., Sarkar S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets
    DOI: 10.1504/IJBEM.2020.106201

The purpose of this study is to investigate the phenomenon of corporate branding in an emerging business market and unearth issues specific to the research setting. Phenomenology serves the purpose. Data stem from in-depth interviews of 20 managers representing various sectors of the economy. Data s...(Read Full Abstract)

Deriving wisdom from virtual investing communities: an alternative strategy to stock recommendations

  • Authors: Kumar R., Mukherjee S., Kumar B., Bala P.K.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Journal of Modelling in Management
    DOI: 10.1108/JM2-09-2019-0229

Colossal information is available in cyberspace from a variety of sources such as blogs, reviews, posts and feedback. The mentioned sources have helped in improving various business processes from product development to stock market development. This paper aims to transform this wealth of informatio...(Read Full Abstract)

Does cultural value influence consumers’ attitudes toward mall events? a study on Indian mall shoppers

  • Authors: Khare A., Sarkar S.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Journal of International Consumer Marketing
    DOI: 10.1080/08961530.2020.1833269

The current study explores the influence of culture on consumers’ attitudes toward mall events and, consequently, its role in improving commitment toward malls. The study employed a mall-intercept technique for data collection across seven cities in India. Data were analyzed using structural equatio...(Read Full Abstract)

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd: Searching Its Glorious Days

  • Authors: Abraham B., Kumar R.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases
    DOI: 10.1177/2277977920959583

This case explores the phenomenon of organization decline and the dilemma around the different paths that may be traversed by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. There are multiple theories of organizational decline, and mostly they encompass both the external environment and the internal aspects of the f...(Read Full Abstract)

Examining the Impact of e-Retailing Convenience Dimensions on Behavioral Intention: The Mediating Role of Satisfaction

This research investigates the impact of service convenience dimensions (access, transaction, decision, benefit, and post-benefit convenience) on consumers’ behavioral intention and the mediating effect of consumer satisfaction in e-retailing in India. A survey was conducted, and responses collected...(Read Full Abstract)

Exploring barriers affecting eLearning usage intentions: an NLP-based multi-method approach

  • Authors: Ray A., Bala P.K., Dwivedi Y.K.
    Year: 2020 | IIM Ranchi
    Source: Behaviour and Information Technology
    DOI: 10.1080/0144929X.2020.1849403

With online-learning becoming the new mode of learning, providers need to understand the barriers that learners face. The objective of this study is to utilise a multi-method approach to examine the barriers that affect learner’s intention to use e-Learning services. The multi-method approach consis...(Read Full Abstract)