Editorial

COVID 19: Forecast of the diffusion by Gurumurthy Kalyanaram Covid-19 pandemic has devastated economies and societies. Forecasting the diffusion of the virus has been challenging. Over the last four months, several empirical models have been built. We present them here in very abbreviated manner. Then I discuss my own forecasts for the United States. Those Read More …

An Empirical Study on Actual Experience of Selected Social Media Users in Vadodara City of Gujarat State

In India, there are over 450 million active Internet users. The demographic dividend of the Indian Economy will pave the way forward with a staggering two billion connected devices by the end of 2021. Social media predominantly occupies a key position and is affecting how we consume; communicate with our personal and professional contacts. The Read More …

Efficacy of Corporate Governance in Determining Firm Performance: A Panel Data Approach

The present study analyses the level of governance upheld by Indian banks and its effect on their financial performance. The study also analyses the role of gender diversity in moderating the effect of corporate governance on bank performance. The study has been conducted on 30 public and private sector banks operating in India for a Read More …

Role of Healthy and Safe Environment in Employee Retention: Mediating Effect of Employee Commitment

The purpose of this research is to investigate the relationship between Healthy and Safe Environment (HSE) and employee retention, keeping the mediating effect of employees’ commitment. Data for the study was gathered through a close-ended questionnaire, which was filled by 200 employees of four major textile companies in Pakistan. The relationship between variables was tested Read More …

An Integrated Framework for Millennial Males’ Online Cosmetic Consumption Pattern: Role of Moderating Variables

The Indian beauty market is on a stratospheric growth trajectory. Interestingly, some favourite stereotypes about the beauty industry no longer stand valid. Indian millennial males are a major constituent of this growth phenomenon. The online platform is shaping this buying behaviour in a big way as a channel of information as well as accessibility. The Read More …

Effect of FDI on economic growth of least developing countries – evidence from Bhutan

The aim of this paper is to investigate the causal relationship between Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and economic development in Bhutan. To achieve the objective of the study, we employ the FDI data in the context of Bhutan from the year 2002 to 2017 (15 years). Johansen’s Co-integration test has been employed to test if Read More …

Modelling the impact of attitude and satisfaction on perception of customers with special reference to supermarkets and family run stores – structural equation modelling approach

The development of our economy depends on the major industries in our country. These industries can be classified as organized and unorganized sector. The retail industry, which is part of the organized sector, has performed well over the past decade. Family run stores, supermarkets and malls are also doing well since the past five decades, Read More …