Role Stress, Psychological Well Being and Resilience among Working Professional

External demand on biological, social and psychological equilibrium of individuals, called as stress, has adverse impact on health, performance and wellbeing of an individual. One of the principal sectors of life, job and organization, leads to workplace stress. In both developed and developing nations job stress poses significant health risk to employees leading to anxiety, Read More …

Dynamic Interaction Between Nifty 50 and Nifty Sectoral Indices: An Empirical Study on Indian Stock Indices

This study aims to determine the cointegrating and causal relationship between Nifty 50 and Nifty sectoral indices. Historical index data of the select indices were collected from the National Stock Exchange (NSE) database for the period Jan 2014 – Dec 2018. Appropriate Econometric tools – Augmented Dickey-Fuller (ADF) test, Phillips and Perron (PP) test, regression Read More …

Cross-Cultural Dissimilarities in the Perception of Brand Personality of Select Smart phones: Evidence from West Bengal, India and Bangladesh

The study has been conducted in the adjoining regions of West Bengal and Bangladesh (erstwhile East Bengal) among various respondent groups. Both the regions have been archetypally known to share multiple cultural commonalities. Notwithstanding, there exists divergences in the culture, which have been tested using Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions Framework.   Further, the study investigates whether Read More …

Cost Efficiency Vis-à-Vis Revenue Efficiency Analysis of Indian Scheduled Commercial Banks in a Dynamic Environment

The paper endeavours to analyze Cost Efficiency vis-à-visRevenue Efficiency of Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCBs) as well as across ownership in India. Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) has been employed to calculate the efficiency scores of SCBs over five points of time i.e. 2000-01, 2004-05, 2008- 09, 2012-13 and 2016-17. The differences in the efficiency scores are Read More …

Editorial

Covid-19 Decisions, and Decision-Making Models Covid-19 has imposed upon governments very consequential decisions about closing the economy/society and opening the society/economy. Such decision-making can adopt one of two models: compensatory model or a non-compensatory model. Decision Making Models and Algorithms Compensatory decision making involves identifying a set of criteria relevant to the decision, assigning a Read More …

Employer Branding and Sustainable Competitive Advantage: Mediating Role of Talent Acquisition

Over the past decades, organizations have been competing in a globalized and competitive environment with developments of new approaches in business. Modern enterprises contest in a highly unstabl e , compl ex and dynami c busine ss environment. To function in a rapidly changing environment, enterprises need to be better organized, develop strategic flexibility, manoeuvre Read More …

Effect of Implied Volatility on Option Prices using two Option Pricing Models

Financial derivatives have been drawing increasing interest in recent days. Among these, Options are the most basic and fundamental derivates. European options are most widely used in Indian stock exchanges. There are different types of options available for pricing; Black-Scholes is one of such type. Black-Scholes model is used for pricing options to calculate the Read More …

Identifying Combination of Controllable Metrics of Responsible Tourism in COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond: A Recovery Charter

The global growth trajectory of the tourism industry has been shattered and grounded by the pandemic inflicted by COVID-19. According to the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), the international tourist arrivals will be down by 20% to 30% in 2020 when compared with 2019 figures, equivalent to a loss of 300 to 450 US$ billion in Read More …

Evaluating the mediating effect of Emotional Contagion between perceived stress and in-role performance

Emotional contagion has assumed great importance in interpersonal relationships across organisations (Banerjee & Srivastava, 2019). It is an integral part of any organisational setup and wields great influence over groups and individuals (Fisher, 2019). It is the process of transmitting one individual’s emotions to another either voluntarily or involuntarily (Doherty, Orimoto, Singelis, Hatfield & Hebb, Read More …