Store Environment in Organised Retail Outlet: Conceptual Framework and Scale Development

Author Pooja G. Luniya Manoj Verghese Abstract The aim of this paper is to conceptualize, purify, refine and develop the multi-item scale of retail store environment. The authors attempt to develop multiitem scale by following a four-stage approach: defining the construct, item generation and refining, data collection and purification through exploratory factor analysis and validation Read More …

Emotions and Performance: Role of Emotional Intelligence

Author Rashmi Rai Abstract Emotions play a key role in employees’ performance especially in the case of jobs that involve face-to-face interactions with customers. It becomes necessary that employees maintain balanced emotions in their approach towards work. Despite popular interest, there is a lack of research on how emotional intelligence is related to job performance. Read More …

Job Crafting and Employee Engagement: A multivariate study

Author Jaya Ahuja Nidhi Chaturvedi Abstract Research on positive psychology states that employees allowed to craft their jobs proactively balance their work, improve their performance and enhance their overall well-being. Job crafting is a reverse pyramid approach. Traditional job descriptions were written by the managers alone; involving the employees in contributing towards their job description Read More …

Editorial: Improving the Long-term Prosperity and Productivity of India Through Improvement in Learning Outcomes in Schools

In this special issue released on the occasion of University Day of NMIMS (Deemed to be) University, we present six insightful manuscripts by scholars resident at NMIMS. Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal, with the help of a donation from Narsee Monjee Educational Trust, established a Management institute of the Mumbai University in 1981.  Based on Read More …

Stock Price Response to Earnings News in India: Investors’ Learning Behaviour under Uncertainty

This research paper examines the association of inter-temporal variation in stock price response to quarterly earnings surprise in India with relevant indicators of changes in fundamental conditions. Earnings response coefficients are higher during periods when the economic conditions indicate lower systematic risk and higher growth prospects, consistent with asset pricing theory. However, there are differing Read More …

Strategy Performance Evaluation of a Port Organisation based on Multi-Criteria Decision Making using Fuzzy Logic Method

Abstract The importance of measurement of strategy performance has long been acknowledged by researchers and industrial experts from various organisations. A better approach would be to focus on the performance measurement system design rather than details of specific measures. Measuring the strategy of an organisation can help in terms of strategy reformulation while implementation pertains Read More …

Emotional intelligence – the moderator of leadership styles and performance

Abstract By applying emotional intelligence (EI), a manager can make a positive impact on the performance of the organization. The leader or manager should understand EI and the need of the employees. The objective of the study is to predict whether the leadership style and emotional intelligence assists in predicting the performance of an organization. Read More …