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  • Manufacturing resources planning - A study 

    Korgaonker, M. G. (i, 1984-12-01)
    Manufacturing resources planning can be said to be one of the most significant development to have taken places in the area of manufacturing software in recent years. It is also termed as MRP- II, to distinguish it form ...
  • Issues for research on rural development in south asia 

    Gupta, Anil K. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 1984-12-01)
    There has been tremendous upsurge in writings on rural development during last decade. Incidently the economic policies followed during this period in various countries of south asia have intensified the contradictions in ...
  • Why don't we learn 

    Gupta, Anil K. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 1984-12-01)
    Rural development is essentially a process of widening decision making options of the majority of the poor. Creating choices without generating capacity to act might impair learning abilities of both, who create choices ...
  • Learning by doing: Technology transfer to an indian manufacturing firm 

    Chaudhuri, Shekhar; Moulik, Tushar K. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 1984-11-01)
    This paper present an indepth case study of technology transfer to an indian manufacturing firm in the tractor industry and highlights the complexities involved as a result of the interaction of a number of factors both ...
  • PLC: State of the art review 

    Nathan, S. V. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 1984-11-01)
    Two decates of discussion has still to clear the fog surrounding the validity of the PLC concept. This paper review available evidence, and attempts to identity some of the issues that PLC researchers need to address. ...
  • Indian work on organizational effectiveness 

    Khandwalla, Pradip N. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 1984-10-01)
    Organizational effectiveness is a multi- dimensional construct. It may also be an important systemic variable which is both an outcome of organizational structures and processes and also their determinant. The multi- ...
  • A network planning model for power transmission system: A suggested module for wasp programme 

    Mukherjee, Shishir K. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 1977-09-01)
    This paper explores the possibility of improving the utility of the well-known WASP computer package for investment planning in power systems by introducing a Network Planning Model for representing and planning the power ...
  • Firm life cycle and real - Activity based earnings management 

    Nagar, Neerav; Radhakrishnan, Suresh (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2015-12-15)
    We examine real-activity based earnings management, i.e., cuts in discretionary innovation/marketing spending and overproduction for meeting the earnings benchmark of avoiding losses across firms’ life cycle. We use the ...
  • An overview of the trucking sector in india: Significance and structure 

    Raghuram, G. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2015-12-23)
    The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the trucking sector. It describes the significance of road transport and the structure of the trucking industry. It also explores the causes and consequences of the ...
  • The surrogacy law conundrum 

    Pathak, Akhileshwar (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-01-21)
    India has emerged as an international centre of ‘surrogacy industry’. The practice raises complex ethical, moral and legal questions. With reference to the Baby M Case, the paper explores the legal validity of surrogacy ...
  • Effect of overlapping price ranges on price perception: Revisiting the range theory of price perception 

    Jaikumar, Saravana; Sahay, Arvind (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-02-09)
    The context in which a product is seen has an impact on the behavior of consumers. Specifically the impact of the context provided by the most and least extreme values, i.e., the range of stimuli presented has been well ...
  • Does pharmaceutical price regulation result in greater access to essential medicines? study of the impact of drug price control order on sales volume of drugs in india 

    Sahay, Arvind; Jaikumar, Saravana (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-02-09)
    In this paper, we empirically examine whether price regulation of generic essential drugs in India results in social welfare (in terms of increase in sales volume post regulation). In 2013, the Indian government enacted ...
  • Fitting talent management strategy into national culture 

    Agarwal, Promila (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-02-11)
    In the face of globalization, organizations are concerned with how to design the talent management strategy that fits the national context. Based on an extensive literature review, the paper presents a systematic review ...
  • Earnings management strategies during financial distress 

    Nagar, Neerav; Sen, Kaustav (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-02-11)
    We examine whether financial distress and its severity have a role to play in managers’ decisions with respect to the choice of earnings management strategies. Our results suggests that firms in initial stages of distress ...
  • Allocating tools to index positions in tool magazines using tabu search 

    Ghosh, Diptesh (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-02-13)
    The arrangement of tools in tool slots of a tool magazine is an important problem in automated machining environments. This problem is called the indexing problem and has been widely studied in the literature. In this paper ...
  • Contrasting models of incubation for enterprise creation: Exploring lessons for efficacy and sustainability from higher education institutions in india and the united kingdom 

    Basant, Rakesh; Cooper, Sarah (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-02-13)
    Encouraging the establishment and growth of technology-based ventures continues to be the focus of attention from policy-makers globally, linked to enhanced levels of innovation, economic activity and wealth/employment ...
  • Exploring lin kernighan neighborhoods for the indexing problem 

    Ghosh, Diptesh (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-02-29)
    The indexing problem in automated machining environments aims to arrange tools in tool slots of a tool magazine for faster processing of jobs. This problem is called the indexing problem and has been widely studied in the ...
  • Review of marketing / business analytics infrastructure in select india- based organizations 

    Banerjee, Arindam (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-03-01)
    The paper provides details of a detailed survey carried out in five Indian organizations operating in different industries – oil and gas, food products, stock trading, hospitality and industrial chemical. Diversity of ...
  • Classification shifting: Impact of firm life cycle 

    Nagar, Neerav; Sen, Kaustav (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-03-04)
    Purpose - This paper examines whether firms in the decline stage of life cycle manipulate core or operating income through misclassification of operating expenses as income-decreasing special items. Design/methodology/approach ...
  • Web content analysis of online grocery shopping web sites in india 

    Banerjee, Arindam; Banerjee, Tanushri (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-03-04)
    In this paper the authors evaluate online grocery shopping web sites catering to customers primarily in India. The process of evaluation has been carried out in 3 parts; by comparing the web content on their homepages, ...

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