Editorial

Editorial by Gurumurthy Kalyanaram Technology Market Dynamics: Fifth Generation Networks and Huawei Market Leadership by Gurumurthy Kalyanaram Abstract The extant research has established that there is a pioneering market share advantage when the product category is successful, and under certain other conditions. This finding has been found across many product categories. Applying this database of Read More …

Mandatory 30% Dividend Payout to Government of India by Central Public Sector Units: is it Justified?

Abstract Dividends are an important financial measure for signalling the prevailing health of a company to shareholders, investors, lenders and for the market to gauge the conservatism/ aggression and soundness of a company with respect to future growth. The dilemma that decision-makers are perennially confronted with is the quantum of dividend disbursement and the ‘Now Read More …

Transformational Leadership Style and Subordinates’ Counterproductive Work Behaviour: A Study on Public and Private Sector Banks in India

Abstract An organization’s success is not just attained through financial excellence, but also from its human resources that are ‘physically’ and ‘psychologically’ stable. To achieve this, the organization needs to sustain a harmonized work culture, which is a key aim for every company’s leader. Organizations require a team of committed, competent and positive minded employees Read More …

American Stress Scenario Debilitates the Minds: Was it Avoidable with PPP Moves?

Abstract The paper deals with changes in the modern US economy in the New Millennium. Some of these are impacting the personal lives of people – infants, children, the youth, the middle-aged executives, as well as the aged and retired. The challenges result in stress, which is clearly apparent, especially when compared with the not-so-fast Read More …

A Study on Performance Evaluation of Equity Linked Saving Schemes (ELSS) of Mutual Funds

Abstract A mutual fund is a company that pools money from a group of investors and invests the money in different types of securities such as stocks, bonds, debt, etc. Mutual fund is one of the fastest growing sectors in India and it plays a significant role in the Indian capital market. Equity linked saving Read More …

Emerging Structural Response of the Corporate Sector – Early evidence on Mandatory Commitment

Abstract Sustainability is expected to be the essence of antecedents, process and the outcomes of any business. It is a marked change since the oft-quoted statement that social responsibility of business is to increase its profits (Friedman 1970). In line with the globally sweeping attitudinal transformation, the Indian corporate sector too witnessed a major structural Read More …

Sustaining Earth: Bringing Law, Society and Sustainable Development Together

Abstract The world is facing an unprecedented crisis of sustaining life and the earth. There is the need to have a balance between sustainability and governance, and between traditional patterns of ‘conflict’ and contemporary need for ‘cooperation’ in international affairs. It is graver than what is generally understood. Contemporary ‘urgency’ to cope with the issues Read More …