Microfinance Institutions Transforming Rural Women: Psychological And Social Perspective

Abstract The stature of rural women in India is impoverished, vulnerable and non-existent. There have been underlying societal issues that women have been surviving. Economic empowerment is critical to empower women and achieve gender equality. Microfinance Institutions in India have proved to be an efficient mechanism in eradicating poverty, by way of providing easy credit, Read More …

Understanding technology readiness and user’s perceived satisfaction with mobile wallets services in India

Abstract This study used the UTAUT model to measure consumers’ intention and perceived satisfaction towards the usage of mobile wallet. Given the rising importance of mobile wallet services, the significance of influential factors of their adoption including ease of use, trust, usefulness, attitude, social norms, perceived risk and, innovativeness need to be explored while assessing Read More …

Adoption of M-Banking Service Apps for Rural Consumers: An Empirical Analysis

Abstract The Banking industry is one of the most important sectors of any nation. There have been so many advancements implemented till date in the area of online banking with many more yet to come. In developing countries, online banking is speedily improving. The introduction of smart phones and 4G facilities in India have taken Read More …

Non-Performing Assets In India: Priority Vs Non- Priority Sector Lending

Abstract The Indian banking sector is going through some reinforcement. One of the biggest challenges for the banking sector in India is mounting Non-Performing Assets (NPAs). The main reason for NPAs could be attributed to the types and patterns of lending. As per Narasimham Committee II recommendations, priority sector lending has a proportionately higher share Read More …

Trade Liberalization and Inequality: Re-examining Theory and Empirical Evidence

Abstract This paper re-examines the theoretical and empirical evidence regarding the impact of trade liberalization on income inequality and attempts to identify areas for future research. Since the 1980s, there has been a rise in inequality in both the developed and developing world. This was also the time when many developing countries liberalised their trade Read More …

Knowledge-Based Supply Chain Practice: A study on Indian digital selling companies

Author Pratibha Jha Dr. Bhaskar Karn Abstract Knowledge-enabled supply chain process or supply chain learning (SCL) in Indian digital selling firms is an evolving area due to rapid growth of online trade in India. This study attempts to identify the integration of knowledge management systems with the supply chain management process in Indian digital selling Read More …

Understanding Customer Orientation of Delhi Metro’s Service personnel and its impact on Customer Satisfaction: An Empirical Investigation

Author Govind Nath Srivastava Abstract Services are people centric, humanistic and subjective, and the outcome of the service experience mainly depends on the quality of inter-personal interactions between service contact personnel and customers. Customer orientation is one of the most important determinants of success of a service organization as customers form their perceptions about service Read More …

Emotional intelligence – the moderator of leadership styles and performance

Abstract By applying emotional intelligence (EI), a manager can make a positive impact on the performance of the organization. The leader or manager should understand EI and the need of the employees. The objective of the study is to predict whether the leadership style and emotional intelligence assists in predicting the performance of an organization. Read More …

A theoretical construct of the impact of religious beliefs on accounting practices in the indian and global context

Abstract It is a known fact that the spirit of accounting for maximizing wealth of the shareholder could lead accountants to create some scandals like Enron and Anderson. It is said that scandals occur due to the effect of capitalism, individualism, materialism and secularism embodied in accounting. Accounting itself has spiritual values including honesty, trust, Read More …

Understanding Innovation-Values Fit from the Consumer Perspective: A New Mixed-Model Approach

Abstract Innovations that are perceived to be the means to realizing important personal values have a greater likelihood of success than those that clash with or impede value fulfillment. The concept of innovationvalues fit (or value compatibility)explains broad patterns of consumer adoption across diverse product categories. However, the simple “poor-neutral-good” scales typically used to measure Read More …