FairPay Relationship Pricing: An Adaptive, Value-Based Strategy for Consumer Markets

AbstractAs businesses confront the challenges and opportunities of the digital era, they should look deeply at their assumptions about the basic social contract and value propositions that drive customer relationships, and how they center on price and value. Businesses still set prices unilaterally, in advance, with little regard for customer differences in needs, usage, or Read More …

The Long and the Short of It: Do Public and Private Firms Invest Differently?

AbstractUsing data from U.S. corporate tax returns, which provide a sample representative of the universe of U.S. corporations, we investigate the differential investment propensities of public and private firms. Re-weighting the data to generate observationally comparable sets of public and private firms, we find robust evidence that public firms invest more overall, particularly in R&D. Read More …

The Effect of Social Loafing Perception to Workers’ Feelings of Burnout in Organisations*

Abstract The aim of this study is to determine social loafing perceptions of employees in the same organisational climate related to co-workers and is to determine its effects on employees’ feeling of burnout. Relying on this goal, data has been obtained by face-to-face survey method from 108 employees who work in a public institution in Read More …

Extending UTAUT Model to Examine MOOC Adoption

Author Shrikant Mulik Dr. Manjari Srivastava Dr. Nilay Yajnik Abstract The purpose of this study is to examine the adoption of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) by extending the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) with an addition of Perceived Value construct. Data was collected from 310 individuals, who had enrolled in Read More …

Does sell recommendation induce further bearishness – Empirical evidence from Indian Stock Markets

Author – Namrita Singh Ahluwalia – Mohit Gupta – Navdeep Aggarwal Abstract Stock analysts provide investors with recommendations of stocks that they track. Recommendations cover information and insights into particular companies the analyst follows with the intention of guiding investors to taking relevant investment decisions. This paper aims to analyse the impact of stock ‘sell’ Read More …

Examining Factors Affecting Consumers Attitude and Purchase Intention with Special Reference to Electronic Durable Goods

Author Rakesh Kumar, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Business Administration, University of Lucknow S. K. Kaushal, Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, University of Lucknow Abstract Study of consumers’ attitude and its implications to actual purchase behaviour has always been an interesting and challenging yet elusive task for academicians and researchers. It becomes very important Read More …

Foreign Currency Forecasts: A Combination Analysis

Author Augustine C. Arize Charles J. Berendt Giuliana Campanelli Andreopoulos Ioannis N. Kallianiotis John Malindretos Abstract This paper uses a large variety of different models and examines the predictive performance of these exchange rate models by applying parametric and nonparametric techniques. For forecasting, we will choose that predictor with the smallest root mean square forecast Read More …