Volume 5

Constituents and Drivers of Mission Engagement for Social Enterprise Sustainability: A Systematic Review

Constituents and Drivers of Mission Engagement for Social Enterprise Sustainability: A Systematic Review

Reeti Kulshrestha, Arunaditya Sahay , Subhanjan Sengupta

Social entrepreneurship as a prosocial phenomenon focuses on the upliftment of the vulnerable and marginalised through entrepreneurship. Social enterprises are mission-oriented often suffering from mission-related challenges that accompany duality in its form. This in turn raises concern over sustainability for social enterprises ...

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Volume 5

COVID-19 and its impact on global virtual teams: exploring the unexplored

COVID-19 and its impact on global virtual teams: exploring the unexplored

Archana Shrivastava, Pooja Misra

Based on our understanding, most of the research related to a pandemic focus on the health sector and economy. Our research article examines how internationally disruptive events like COVID-19 pandemic influence global virtual teams, particularly those in which team members have never met in person. Research also explored the part...

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Volume 5

Exchange Rate Volatility and Financial Stress: Evidence from Developing Asia

Exchange Rate Volatility and Financial Stress: Evidence from Developing Asia

Daitri Tiwary, Khanindra Ch. Das , Pooja Misra

The study investigates the role of financial stress in triggering exchange rate volatility in developing Asia, where instability in financial markets contributes to the extent of exogenous shocks. We investigate volatility clustering in nominal exchange rate (NER) of dollar-denominated domestic currencies of developing Asia. Using...

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Volume 5

Mcdonald’s in India: The Battle for Control

Mcdonald’s in India: The Battle for Control

Arunaditya Sahay, Tushar Sankar Banerjee

McDonalds India Private Limited (MIPL) had formed a joint venture in 1995 with Vikram Bakshi, a real estate hospitality magnate, both the parties owning 50% of the share. The joint venture was named Connaught Plaza Restaurant Ltd (CPRL). In 2008, when CPRL was operating 70 McDonald's outlets, MIPL offered to acquire Bakshi’s sha...

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Volume 5

Was India Right in Not Joining RCEP? A Cost-Benefit Analysis

Was India Right in Not Joining RCEP? A Cost-Benefit Analysis

Monika Jain

India dropped out of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)—which included the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, China, South Korea, New Zealand, Japan and Australia—after negotiating for almost seven years in November 2018 on the grounds of national interest and also that free trade agr...

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Volume 5

A Sustainable environmental change and ESG initiatives by the manufacturing and others service Industries during COVID19 Pandemic

A Sustainable environmental change and ESG initiatives by the manufacturing and others service Industries during COVID19 Pandemic

Monika Mittal, Manoj Pareek , Shubham Sharma , Jasgurpreet Chohan , Raman Kumar and Sandeep Singh

Covid-19 has improved the economy's ESG plan. The ESG rating of an industry is crucial for stakeholders and will influence future business practices. ESG is commonly understood to refer to a set of criteria for making long-term investments in the areas of the environment, social welfare, and governance. Climate change is a systemi...

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Volume 4

Mixed method research on lifelong learning: capturing its dynamics in a multi-generational workforce in the wake of COVID 19

Mixed method research on lifelong learning: capturing its dynamics in a multi-generational workforce in the wake of COVID 19

Jaya Gupta, Pooja Misra

The coronavirus outbreak has ignited significant disruptions across industries. An agile mindset to assimilate learning into life is mandatory to be able to perform in the redesigned workplace. The pandemic is disrupting the workforce of all the generations. The present mixed-method study seeks to examine the differences in lifelo...

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Volume 4

Can foreign direct investment promote BIT signing?

Can foreign direct investment promote BIT signing?

Pengcheng Liu, Yue Lu , Bin Sheng , Khanindra Ch.Das , Lei Li

Compared to the vast number of previous studies on the impact of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), this paper empirically analyses how previous FDI affects BIT signing by using annual data covering 258 countries for the period 2002–2012. We find that the likelihood of signing BITs between t...

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Volume 4

Stepping up the game–meeting the needs of global business through virtual team projects

Stepping up the game–meeting the needs of global business through virtual team projects

Stephanie Swartz, Archana Shrivastava

Virtual collaboration provides students with an opportunity to develop cultural intelligence while fitting into the team where the members are from diverse cultures. The purpose of this study is to explore whether global virtual team (GVT) projects raise students' understanding of cultural differences. In addition, it is interesti...

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Economic Interdependence Since COVID-19: China and South Asia

Economic Interdependence Since COVID-19: China and South Asia

Khanindra Ch. Das

In the backdrop of COVID-19-induced geo-political backlash against China, the article makes an assessment of the nature of economic interdependence of South Asian nations with China. Though COVID-19-induced lockdown led to a decline in trade with China, it recovered quickly in subsequent months. In the case of India, even after im...

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