Research updates Business Communications
Measuring an employer brand: a study towards valid scale development (as a second-order factor of a structural model)

Business Communications

Measuring an employer brand: a study towards valid scale development (as a second-order factor of a structural model)

Navin Kumar Shrivastava

The study aims to conceptualise, develop and validates a scale to measure an employer brand(ing) (EB) based on the opinion of existing and potential employees. A total of 431 student-respondents from B-Schools across India were surveyed in a cross-sectional study using a 70-item scale generated through literature review and expert interviews. Through exploratory factor analysis, six EB dimensions were derived. These were further validated using confirmatory factor analysis on data of 120 employees of the...

READ MORE

Impact of COVID 19 on Indian Migrant Workers: Decoding Twitter Data by Text Mining

Business Communications

Impact of COVID 19 on Indian Migrant Workers: Decoding Twitter Data by Text Mining

Pooja Misra

The Coronavirus pandemic has induced a huge economic crisis. The norms of social distancing and consequent lockdown to flatten the curve of this infection has brought economic activity across the globe to a standstill. A mass exodus of workers from major urban centres of India to their native villages started. Mental, financial and emotional agony inflicted due to job-loss, lack of job and livelihood opportunities led to this. A massive macroeconomic crisis for the country with serious ramifications has ...

READ MORE

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...

READ MORE

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...

READ MORE