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The Functioning of Dynamic Capabilities: Explaining the Role of Organizational Innovativeness and Culture

Innovation

The Functioning of Dynamic Capabilities: Explaining the Role of Organizational Innovativeness and Culture

Somonnoy Ghosh

Using the knowledge-based view of the firm, dynamic capability literature and known dimensions of organizational innovativeness (OI), this article develops two testable models that attempt to explain: (1) how innovativeness functions as a source of capability dynamization and (2) how organizational culture (OC) critically determines this function of innovativeness. The study uses a cross-sectional design and maximum variation sampling to identify organizations from the population of formal Indian busines...

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Influence of student-perceived service quality on sustainability practices of university and student satisfaction

Economics

Influence of student-perceived service quality on sustainability practices of university and student satisfaction

Sartaj Chaudhary

The past decade has seen a proliferation of research on service quality in education. However, little attempt has been made to understand the impact of student perceived service quality on sustainability practices of the university or the effect of such practices on student satisfaction. To bridge this gap, this paper aims to propose a conceptual framework to examine the relationships between service quality, sustainable practices and student satisfaction from the perspective of students. A quantitative ...

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Modelling the recovery of Indian banks under prompt corrective action framework: TOPSIS methodology

Economics

Modelling the recovery of Indian banks under prompt corrective action framework: TOPSIS methodology

K.C. Arora

The current study empirically investigates the comparative financial health of each of the 12 Indian banks under prompt corrective action (PCA) framework considering multiple triggers of PCA framework collectively. A model for predicting the recovery of these banks from PCA has been proposed based on three different multi-criteria decision-making methods (MCDM), one being the technique for order of preference by similarity to the ideal solution (TOPSIS) proposed by Hwang and Yoon (1981) to rank the set o...

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Prison libraries serving the ‘whole person’: A qualitative study

Business Communications

Prison libraries serving the ‘whole person’: A qualitative study

Shreya Mishra

Incarceration is a traumatic life experience for both convicted and non-convicted individuals and life in prison is not easy to get through. However, prison administrations often establish different avenues for the prisoners to help them navigate through their incarceration. One such avenue is prison libraries. This study explores the influence of the prison library in the lives of eight incarcerated individuals, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The study is based on the concept of the ‘whole pers...

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IndiGo: Cruising in Market but Crashing Within

Business Communications

IndiGo: Cruising in Market but Crashing Within

Reeti Kulshrestha

M. Damodaran,1 chairman IndiGo, has a lot on his plate, and the servings are not over yet. What happened on 26 April 2019, was just a precursor to what was eventually to follow. Aditya Ghosh,2 the longstanding director of InterGlobe3 for 10 years, resigned from his position, making way for Greg Taylor4 as president and chief executive officer (CEO). Rahul Bhatia5 became the interim CEO. This, ironically, happened when the airline had bagged in traffic rights to as many as 15 countries, including France, ...

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DHFL Meltdown: The Corporate Governance Lapses

Business Communications

DHFL Meltdown: The Corporate Governance Lapses

Daitri Tiwary

India’s non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs), broadly constituting the less-regulated shadow banking sector, have been plagued with scams, triggering a domino effect in the Indian money market. Major corporate governance issues were highlighted in NBFIs with the unfurling of the ILF&S fraud; it virtually created a sub-prime crisis. In such a scenario, where the shadow banking sector was subject to change in regulations to ensure vigilance, corporate governance lapses had again led to the meltdown...

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Assessment of Overseas Subsidiary Survival in Chinese Provinces:  A Longitudinal Study of Indian Multinationals

Economics

Assessment of Overseas Subsidiary Survival in Chinese Provinces: A Longitudinal Study of Indian Multinationals

Khanindra Ch. Das

This study provides a longitudinal survival assessment of Indian subsidiaries in Chinese provinces. We construct a panel dataset of Indian subsidiaries operating in Chinese provinces during 2004–2017 and examine survival using a panel probit model and Cox regression. The results support the real options perspective, the economic geography approach and the institution-based view. Subsidiary exits were associated with smaller size, albeit higher in the manufacturing sector. There is a positive impact of ...

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Investigating the impact of knowledge sharing system on workplace deviance: a moderated mediated process model in Indian IT sector

OB & HR

Investigating the impact of knowledge sharing system on workplace deviance: a moderated mediated process model in Indian IT sector

Pooja Malik

This study aims to ascertain the impact of perceived knowledge sharing systems on destructive and constructive deviance through employee engagement. Also, this study explores the moderating role of perceived organizational support (POS). Data were collected from 403 entry-level IT employees. Structural equation modeling and PROCESS macro by Preacher and Hayes were used to examine the proposed hypotheses. Results specified a significant impact of perceived knowledge sharing systems on employee engagement...

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Technological disruptions reshaping management education: a qualitative study of stakeholder perspectives

OB & HR

Technological disruptions reshaping management education: a qualitative study of stakeholder perspectives

Jaya Gupta

The technological revolution has disrupted the business ecosystem. This calls for a paradigm shift in the essential skill-set of managers. Management education, therefore needs to transform itself to remain pertinent to the changing context. It is important to identify the management skills required of future managers and systematic reforms needed to imbibe them. In the present phenomenological qualitative study, management students, faculty, recruiters and practicing managers, the key stakeholder's, rec...

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Mediating role of job crafting in the relationship between organisational culture and employee engagement

Information Technology

Mediating role of job crafting in the relationship between organisational culture and employee engagement

Mayuk Dasgupta

Organisational culture plays a crucial role in building an engaged workforce. While previous research has tried to establish the culture-engagement relationship with organisational outcomes, the individual level benefits of an engaged work culture is manifold. Since 2001, psychologists working in the domain of positive organisational behaviour have turned their attention to ‘job crafting’ as a theoretical construct that expands the perspective of classic top-down job design process. This paper explai...

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