Examining Collegiality and Social Justice in Academia and the Private Sector: An Exploratory Symlog Analysis

Abstract This research compares the perceptions of the private sector, high-technology employees to the perceptions of university faculty members regarding organizational culture, social justice and collegiality concepts. The SYMLOG assessment technique was used to record the perceptions of respondents to four different concepts of organizational culture, two different aspects of social justice and two measures Read More …

Exchanges in public space: A network approach to street food vendors

Abstract The economy of street food vendors provides not only affordable food for the urban poor people, but also generates opportunities of self-employment. However, success of these tiny units is dependent on various networks that create this economy. Therefore, economic outcomes from these entrepreneurial activities could be embedded with the social relations through networks. Through Read More …

Product-Knowledge, Ethnocentrism and Purchase Intention: COO Study in India

Abstract Purpose – The purpose of this research is to model country of origin (COO) effects, intention to purchase foreign products, ethnocentrism and foreign product knowledge among average Indian consumers. Knowledge derived from the analysis can be used in the marketing mix by firms to address the Indian market. Design/methodology/approach – The literature concerning COO Read More …

Small Firm Business in Cross Border Trade and Investment: Risk-Immunized and Risk-Assumed Returns

Abstract Cross border trade and investment is always an interesting issue in view of the fact that many small business houses are involved in such transactions. Ever since the creation of NAFTA, this reality has been more demanding for further analytical study and serious examination of the economic and financial problems such firms face in Read More …

Stress, Workaholism and Job Demands: A study of executives in Mumbai

Abstract The changing nature of the economy and increased competition has put a great demand on professionals today. As a result, workaholism is emerging as a behavior pattern among professionals. The main objective of the study is an exploration towards identifying the relationship between workaholism, job demands, work values and perceived stress and anxiety among Read More …