Strategy for American Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing

Goal 1: Develop and Transition New Manufacturing Technologies Worldwide competition in manufacturing has been dominated in recent decades by the maturation, commoditization, and widespread application of computation in production equipment and logistics, effectively leveling the global technological playing field and putting a premium on low wages and incremental technical improvements. Pervasive networking and recent advances Read More …

Paradoxical Performance ā€“ Indian Power Sector in need of interventions

Abstract The Indian Power Sector responded positively to the policy reforms initiated in 1991 in the economic and industrial sectoral domains. The opening up of the power sector witnessed immediate interest and caused almost a gold rush kind of situation. Though the enthusiastic entry happened in tranches that are separated by settling period, overall the Read More …

Transformation of NMIMS ā€“ A Case Study on making of an Institution

Institutions are an outcome of a leader’s dream, vision and strategy. In the context of knowledge organizations like educational institutions, which involve talent management, its intangibility, values and culture define the institution. These characteristics differentiate it from all other forms of organization. For example, the culture of collegiality and consensus building helps in making a Read More …

The Long and the Short of It: Do Public and Private Firms Invest Differently?

Abstract Using data from U.S. corporate tax returns, which provide a sample representative of the universe of U.S. corporations, we investigate the differential investment propensities of public and private firms. Re-weighting the data to generate observationally comparable sets of public and private firms, we find robust evidence that public firms invest more overall, particularly in Read More …

Validity of Altman’s ā€œZā€ Score Model in Predicting Financial Distress of Pharmaceutical Companies

Abstract Prediction of financial distress has been a major concern for all companies since the financial crisis of 2008. Financial distress is detrimental to big and small organisations alike. It is costly because it creates a tendency for firms to do things that are harmful to debt holders and non financial stakeholders, impairing access to Read More …