India’s Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy – are they complementary or competitive in nature?

Acknowledgement: This paper was presented in the ‘International Accounting, Finance, Economics and Banking Conference’ organised by FLAME University, Pune in association with Indian Accounting Association Research Foundation on 17-18 December 2017. I am thankful to the reviewers for their inputs and comments for further developing my paper. Abstract Based on the available data, it is Read More …

Organisational Commitment – a sign of survival of workforce during Mergers and Acquisitions

Abstract A constantly changing business environment has led to numerous mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the banking sector with the aim for survival and growth. The fallout of M&As is changing employee behavior. Numerous studies have observed that M&As, or even simply an announcement of one, has resulted in lower employee commitment towards the organisation. Read More …

Supplier Risk and Risk Mitigators at Supplier Selection Stage

Abstract The present-day manufacturers do not manufacture all the components and tend to purchase key components from suppliers.In some cases, they outsource the entire manufacturing to contract manufacturers. Supplier risk is the anxiety felt by the manufacturer on whether the supplier selected would perform in sync with the purposes of the organization. The risk mitigators Read More …

Governance and Social Responsibility Practices and Activities at Saudi Business Schools

Abstract This study aims to identify the concepts and types of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in business schools. Moreover, it investigates the role of decision makers in implementing the ýconcept of governance in order to employ its social and economic returns and determining barriers that hinder development of social governance efficiency. Findings revealed that the Read More …

Impact of Psychological Employee Empowerment on Employee Satisfaction in the Banking sector in West Bengal

Abstract Employee empowerment is giving employees a certain degree of autonomy and responsibility for decision-making regarding their specific organizational tasks. Psychological employee empowerment, structural empowerment, critical social empowerment and social empowerment are some of the common perspectives of empowerment. The aim of the study has been to ascertain individually the factors affecting psychological employee empowerment Read More …

A Regulatory Policy Design Map: A case of Electricity Pricing Policy

Abstract The Electricity sector is on the cusp of big business and government. Pricing policies are strategic as they determine the business model of a company. This paper proposes a regulatory policy design map that explores the decision-making criteria and contexts used in selecting appropriate pricing mechanisms. This map is based on a literature survey Read More …

Financial Literacy: A Brief Systematic Literature Review

Abstract Financial literacy implies the ability of individuals to understand, manage, and plan their personal finances. By gaining financial literacy, people are likely to develop critical thinking, judgment, and other skills for making informed personal finance decisions. The current study has attempted to review the financial literacy research papers in a systematic manner incorporating the Read More …