The Negative Effects of Social Capital in Organizations: A Review and Extension

Author Gurumurthy Kalyanaram Abstract Numerous studies have examined the positive effects of social capital in organizations, whereas the possible negative effects have attracted considerably less scholarly attention. To rectify this imbalance, this paper first undertakes a rigorous review of the published scholarly empirical evidence pertaining to the negative effects of social capital in organizations through Read More …

Understanding relationships between customers and rural retail outlets

Authors Anita Basalingappa M. S. Subhas Abstract Marketing literature has confirmed the importance of managing customer relationships, the importance of use of technology in managing relationships and qualities of successful marketing relationships (Williams, 2012). To be able to extrapolate these concepts to rural retail, it is important to understand the context underlying relationships in a Read More …

Distributed ledger technology in payments, clearing, and settlement

Author – David Mills – Kathy Wang – Brendan Malone – Anjana Ravi – Jeff Marquardt – Clinton Chen – Anton Badev – Timothy Brezinski – Linda Fahy – Kimberley Liao – Vanessa Kargenian – Max Ellithorpe – Wendy Ng – Maria Baird Overview Digital innovations in finance, loosely known as fintech, have garnered a Read More …

Liquidity and Profitability Trade-off: A Study of Indian Pharmaceutical Companies

Author Ashok Kumar Panigrahi Namita Raul Chaitrali Gijare Abstract Liquidity plays a vital role in the successful functioning of every business. The important part in managing working capital is maintaining liquidity on a day-to-day basis to ensure the smooth running of the organisation and to meet its obligations. Hence, it is very important to keep Read More …

Basel III: Impact analysis for Indian Banks

Author Siddharth Shukla Abstract The global financial crisis of 2007-08 raised the question whether the Basel Accord II was sufficient enough to protect and facilitate proper functioning of the banking systems across the globe. Sensing the need for better control and protection to the investors, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) formulated Basel Accord Read More …

Factors Influencing Investments of HNWIs: A Study of Select Investors

Authors VUNYALE NARENDER I RAMA SESHA SARMA Abstract This is a market research paper on investing behaviour of High Net-Worth Individuals (HNWIs) based on various factors like age, annual income, awareness level, past experiences of investments, benefits received from various investment options, etc. The information gathered from customers through a questionnaire is used to understand Read More …

From Preparation to Implementation: A Training Programme on Gender Sensitization and Sexual Harassment at a PSU in India

Author – Deepak Sharma – Chandra Prakash Purohit Abstract This paper is based upon a training session conducted on Gender Sensitization and Prevention of Sexual Harassment in India’s flagship national oil company. The Vishaka Guidelines as well as The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 have made it mandatory Read More …