Managing Innovation and exploring its impact on a Patent Portfolio

Author J. Jaya Murthy Abstract Innovation and Intellectual Property enable businesses to stay ahead in the market place. Businesses that invest in innovation around their products and processes are often faced with the challenge of managing them, so that they are able to monetize these innovations. Here, we will look at a case study to Read More …

Organizational Justice: An Analysis of Approaches, Dimensions and Outcomes

Author Lalit Kumar Yadav and Nagendra Yadav Abstract Organizational justice is identified as one of the core values of an organization. Over the years, research has confirmed that justice in an organization is a subjective term; what is important is employees’ perception of what is just or unjust. Employees have high expectations from organizations in Read More …

Endogenous Modeling of Late Entry Penalties for Packaged Goods By Gurumurthy Kalyanaram

This editorial is abstracted verbatim from the following research manuscript: “ENDOGENOUS MODELING OF LATE ENTRY PENALTIES FOR PACKAGED GOODS by Gurumurthy Kalyanaram and Glen L. Urban, MIT Working Paper (WP #3412-92MSA).” The working paper can be obtained from Dr. Gurumurthy Kalyanaram. Introduction Numerous previous papers have documented the empirical relationship of early entry with market Read More …

Testing Capital Assets Pricing Model as a Tool for Predicting Stock Returns: An Empirical Study in the Indian Context

Author ABHAY RAJA PRIYA CHOCHA NITA LALAKIYA Abstract Capital Assets Pricing Model (CAPM) has always fascinated researchers’ interest. It is the most researched as well as critically examined area in the field of finance. The concepts of Capital Market Line (CML) and Security Market Line (SML) are used as tools for the estimation of expected Read More …

Association of Financial Leverage with Cost of Capital and Shareholder Value: An empirical study of BSE Sensex Companies

Author BHARGAV PANDYA Abstract Purpose – The paper aims to examine the impact of financial leverage on cost of capital and shareholder value. The primary objective of the paper is to offer empirical evidence to establish whether there exists any association between financial leverage and cost of capital, and between financial leverage and shareholder value. Read More …

A comparative study on stress levels among working women and housewives with reference to the state of Kerala

Author HARILAL A SANTHOSH V A Abstract Women play a pivotal role in the decision making process of organisations and within the family. Indian culture bestows on women the role of caretaker of the family. Women are increasingly moving out of their homes and into the work environment. A greater number of women are also Read More …

Empirical Evidence of Corporate Governance Disclosures and Board Size Modular with Financial Performance in select IT Companies in India

Author SAURABH KUMAR TWINKLE PRUSTY Abstract This paper investigates the relationship and impact of board size and corporate governance disclosures of selected listed Indian IT companies on their financial performance using data for five companies over a single period of 2014 to 2015. Using structure equation modelling, the study demonstrates the extent to which board Read More …

Indian Passenger Vehicle Industry: Strategic Analysis with Focus on the Big Four Firms

Author KARUNAKAR B. Overview of the Indian Automobile Industry The Indian market, before independence, was seen as a market for imported vehicles while assembling of cars manufactured by General Motors and other brands was the order of the day. The Indian automobile industry mainly focused on servicing, dealership, financing and maintenance of vehicles. After a Read More …