Editorial on Growth and Governance, and Strategic Paradox of Global Integration and Local Adaptation

In this issue, we present six interesting and impressive research manuscripts. These manuscripts address important managerial and scholarly issues, and employ varied methodologies. The research addresses the following research and managerial issues. 1. Relationship between supply chain organization and manufacturing 2. Seasonal behavior of daily stock return series 3. Application of the Brownian-walk Monte Carlo simulation Read More …

Multi-Group Moderating Effect of Goods Produced in the Manufacturing Industry: Supply Chain Management Context

Abstract The purpose of this research paper is to explore the moderating effects of goods types produced on the relationship between supply chain management and performance of the manufacturing industry. Based on the review of literature relating to supply c h a i n m a n a g e m e n t a Read More …

An Empirical Study of Stock Market Anomalies

Abstract The market efficiency theory says that only a weak form of efficiency and to some extent, semi-strong form of efficiency show abnormality at some particular time periods. However, previous studies have shown very mixed evidence of stock market anomalies in terms of its size, type and economy; and some anomalies like January Effect, Friday Read More …

A Practical Application of Monte Carlo Simulation for Options Pricing

Abstract In this paper, an attempt has been made to describe a practical application of the Brownian-walk Monte Carlo simulation in option pricing. This simple Monte Carlo routine is useful in option pricing and forecasting productivity, installation rates, labour trends, etc. While Monte Carlo simulation is very useful and relevant to calculate the “P50 value” Read More …

Exploring the role of Country of Origin for Luxury Personal Care Products in India

Abstract Indian consumers are widely using luxury brands primarily in the perusal care segment. The number of high net worth individuals has increased, awareness is enhanced and individuals are concerned about their looks and presentation. This paper explores the factors that consumers consider while buying luxury personal care products; additionally, it also explores the effects Read More …