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    • Why collective action: case of joint forest management in Gujarat, India 

      Tewari, Devi D. (2010-03-27)
      This paper empirically tests the factors which affect the collective action. The study is based upon the primary data collected from 33 villages in South Gujarat.
    • Why development programmes fail 

      Paul, Samuel (2010-03-13)
      This paper analyses the strategic and organisational reasons for the failure of development programmes. The analysis of a selected Indian public health programme, namely, Goitre Control has been attempted to bring out the ...
    • Why does poverty persist in regions of high biodiversity: a case for indigenous property right system 

      Gupta, Anil K. (2010-04-21)
      The extent of rural poverty has been noted to be unusually high in the Vavilov centres of genetic diversity. Be it rice in Orissa, India or potato in Peru, the cultivator preserving genes for diversity are unable to benefit ...
    • 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 ...
    • Why don’t Small and Medium Enterprises Innovate More: Creating a Cooperative Learning Environment at Individual, Firm and Regional Level 

      Gupta, Anil K. (2009-08-03)
      One would expect, that a large number of innovations linked to cycle, a common person’s means of transport, would be of great interest to the cycle industry. But, if the leaders of cycle industry do not evince much interest, ...
    • Why have some Indian states lagged behind the others in improving agriculture sector performance? 

      Ahuja, Vinod; Bhamoriya, Vaibhav; Lalit, Dipti (2009-08-03)
      While India has sustained annual GDP growth rate of over 6 percent over the last more than two decades, the distribution of this growth across various regions of the country has been highly uneven with significant year-to-year ...
    • Why not push for 9% growth? 

      Morris, Sebastian (2010-03-31)
      More than political constraints, an adherence to orthodoxy on the part of policy makers may have been responsible for the economy operating at well below the growth rate that it is capable of achieving. Part of the problem ...
    • Why poor people don't cooperate? a study of traditional forms of cooperation with implications for modern organizations 

      Gupta, Anil K. (2010-03-13)
      A question which has remained under explored in Research on the Cooperatives and Rural Development is whether the Western European Models of organizing cooperatives further based on Agri-business concept as it evolved at ...
    • Why Should 5000 Children Die in India Every Day? Major Causes and Managerial Challenges 

      Ramani, K. V.; Mavalankar, Dileep; Puwar, Tapasvi; Joshi, Sanjay; Kumar, Harish; Malek, Imran (2011-05-26)
      This paper brings out the nature and magnitude of child deaths in India and observations on the management of some of the national programmes of the government of India. It also highlights certain managerial challenges ...
    • Why should i care - Its others money 

      Tripathi, Sanjeev (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-03-14)
      We examine the behavior of players when they play with their own vs. other people’s money; we investigate this for both dictator and ultimatum games. The results suggest that the behavior of the players differs when they ...
    • Will you buy if others touch it? Evaluation of products touched by others during shopping 

      Abhishek (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2015)
      Research on multisensory nature of consumption has highlighted importance of smell, taste, and touch during product evaluation and subsequent purchase decisions. While sensory cues have a role to play in evaluation of ...
    • WIMC versus innovative self-help modes of restructuring and revitalisation 

      Khandwalla, Pradip N. (2009-12-12)
      Restructuring activity has picked up in corporate India, and many of the largest Indian companies have been opting for the services of Western international management consultants (WIMC). The writings of some of these ...
    • Women and formal and informal science 

      Gupta, Anil K.; Mashelkar, R. A. (2010-07-26)
      In this paper, we compare our insights from the formal scientific sector with our investigations in informal scientific sector. The effort to blend excellence in formal and informal scientific sectors would require overcoming ...
    • Women and leadership roles 

      Parikh, Indira J.; Engineer, Mahrukh (2009-12-14)
      Indian Women and Indian society as a whole has moved from well-entrenched gender-centric roles, (where Man was considered the leader and provider and Woman the idealised deity, but submissive and subservient in day to day ...
    • Women at the workplace - the journey of three generations of women 

      Parikh, Indira J.; Engineer, Mahrukh (2010-01-16)
      Women at the Workplace- The Journey of Three Generations of Women', is based on interviews conducted by the authors of a broad cross-section of women in leadership positions, middle management levels as well as women ...
    • Women in management - a movement from fifties to the next millennium 

      Parikh, Indira J.; Engineer, Mahrukh (2009-12-12)
      This paper provides a panoramic view of Indian Women in Management from the 1950 s to the end of the present century. The paper then looks at new opportunities for women mangers in the next mllennium. Women in Management ...
    • Women in management challenge and opportunities 

      Parikh, Indira J. (2010-01-16)
      Women's roles and so also men's roles exist in the context of a society and culture, which allocates and defines roles for both. Society and culture provide myths and epics depicting the journey of a hero as he unfolds his ...
    • Women in management in India 

      Parikh, Indira J. (2010-03-29)
      This paper is in extension of the paper "Career paths of women in management in India". W.P. No. 884 by the same author. In this paper, the origin and the gradual movement of women's role and identity patterns are discussed ...
    • Women managers from myths to reality 

      Parikh, Indira J.; Kollan, Bharti (2009-09-05)
      The role of women worldwide is undergoing a dramatic change. Women today share the podium with men in almost all the fields, be it in kitchen or in defence. Workingwomen are no longer a rarity and are now accepted as an ...
    • Women managers in transition: from homes to corporate offices 

      Parikh, Indira J.; Shah, Nayana A. (2010-07-22)
      This paper discusses the shift of the Indian society from agrarian to industrial, and from rural to urban with reference to women in this process of transition. The career paths of women in management are classified in ...