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Review Of Industry And Management

Review Of Industry And Management
This article surveys recent development in Indian employment relations, broadly defined, from the perspective of a visiting British academic. The author finds traditional academic industrial...
The corporate sector in India has witnessed a substantial growth of mergers and acquisitions since the 1990s. Through the first wave of M&As (1990-95), the Indian corporate houses seem to have...
Mergers and acquisitions are being increasingly used the world over as a strategy for achieving larger size, faster growth in market share and reach, and for becoming more competitive through...
This paper presents a new framework for the memoranda of understanding that central public sector enterprises sign with the government for benchmarking their performance. The framework goes beyond...
In the mainstream international management literature the issue of the extent to which multinational corporations achieve the outcomes desired by host country stakeholders is yet to receive the...
While the positive relationship between market concentration and price-cost margin or profitability is well documented in industrial organisation literature, the present paper makes an attempt to...
Though India has a good number of Schumpeterian entrepreneurs who have made the country a frontrunner in information technology, the country also has a large number of micro and small enterprises...
Uttar Pradesh, a leading producer of sugar cane and sugar before independence, lost its pre-eminent position to Maharashtra in the 1960s, when the western state developed a formidable sugar industry...
Almost all earlier studies comparing pharmaceutical prices in Pakistan and India have attributed higher prices in Pakistan mainly to the differences in the intellectual property rights regime between...
This paper analyses Maharashtra's data on demand, supply and load shedding. The trends in the hourly load variation and seasonal variation of average energy and peak shortages in Maharashtra (2005-07...
With the shift to a strong patent law, Indian pharmaceutical companies are rapidly shifting their focus to the generics market of the developed world. But even as India has become a net exporter of...
The basic object of this paper is to explore what role manufacturing output growth has had on overall economic growth and on employment growth in manufacturing industries in India in the pre- and...
In today's globalised economy, mergers and acquisitions are being increasingly used the world over as a strategy for achieving a larger size and asset base, faster growth in market share and for...
This paper devises an improved turnover index and applies it to examine the mobility of firms in the Indian manufacturing sector during the post-reform period. The new index is used to test the...
Between 1991-92 and 2002-03, state level public enterprises continued to incur net losses and showed the chronic tendency of accumulating losses. The paper provides an overview of SLPEs in India, in...
This paper attempts to trace the trends and pattern in industrial sickness during the pre- and post-reform periods, especially in the large and medium sector. The study shows that while the first...
This paper investigates the determinants of executive compensation using the most recent data on firm performance, corporate governance and managerial compensation from a large sample of Indian firms...
The present study attempts to test the assumption of homogeneity of the sub-sectors in an industry with particular reference to the Indian chemical industry. The impact of economic reforms on the...
The debate on corporate governance in India derives significantly from Anglo-American experience, practice and literature. Indian CG codes based on the US and UK experience do not resolve specific...
The stellar performance of India's information technology sector has been acclaimed worldwide. Although India's export success in IT is widely attributed to its human capital, it is not clear whether...
This paper uses firm level data for the period 1989-2001 to analyse the working of competition in India's manufacturing sector. It examines the impact of greater competition on profit mark-up over...
The corporate savings rate in India has remained at a relatively low level throughout the long period of 1966-2000 and has, in fact, declined in the recent past, which is a worrisome matter if the...
The economic reforms have had profound implications across enterprises and industries, affecting the labour market, technical progress, productivity, work organisation, skill profiles, industrial...
Has the current portfolio of public, non-profit and private sector research initiatives, together with the extension of stronger intellectual property rights, been associated with any discernible...
Financial management of resources in terms of profitability constitutes, by far, the most important aspect of operational efficiency of an enterprise. A public sector enterprise can discharge its...
The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation has been instrumental in providing access and connectivity across the entire state. Over the last few years, due to a variety of factors, particularly...
The changes incorporated in the Patents Act, 1970 in 2002 undoubtedly crossed the t?s and dotted the i?s of the TRIPS agreement. A wonderful opportunity, however, was lost to garner the practical...
A series of papers emphasise that the capital structure of regulated firms plays an important role in rate regulation due to the interaction between investment and financial decisions of regulated...
Many studies that have analysed the cost of compliance with environmental regulation have invariably confined themselves to the direct costs involved. However, a few studies have attempted to examine...
This paper empirically examines the effect of a firm?s capital structure on its product market outcome. The strategic consideration in the product market may induce Indian corporates to take on...
This paper attempts to trace the evolution of the machine tool industry in India. It tests whether the relationship between gross fixed capital formation and machine tool supply has remained the same...
This paper examines the impact of Japanese and US foreign direct investments (FDI) on total factor productivity growth of firms in the Indian automobile, electrical and chemical industries in the...
and Growth An Overview N S SIDDHARTHAN IIIIIIntroduction IntroductionIntroductionIntroductionIntroductionIntroduction India began liberalising its economy and, in particular, its manufacturing...
This paper traces trends in the efficiency of firms in the Indian manufacturing sector and investigates the factors that affect it in the era of liberalisation. The DEA approach has been used to...
In analysing the impact of FDI spillovers on the productivity of Indian enterprises for the postliberalisation years 1993-2000, this study argues in favour of using an unbalanced (full) panel that...
This paper examines the productivity performance of Indian manufacturing under varying trade regimes. The analysis focuses on the overall period of 1980-2000 and four sub-periods to reflect the...
This paper attempts to analyse the determinants of growth of Indian automobile firms during three different policy regimes, namely, licensing (1980-81 to 1984-85, deregulation 1985-86 to 1990-91 and...
The paper analyses the effect of ownership on efficiency of engineering firms in India in the 1990s, a decade of major economic reforms. Technical efficiency of firms, estimated with help of a...
An attempt is made here to examine the interrelationship among scale, technology and other economic characters in the Indian textile power processing sector. Scale is denoted by employment �¢���...
The growth centres programme was announced by the government in 1988 to promote the industrialisation of backward areas. The growth centres provide basic industrial infrastructure like power, water,...
The relationship between quality, reputation and firm performance is a new research area, where aspects like productivity, efficiency, quality and competitiveness have come to the forefront. Our...
The financial performance of state-owned Indian Airlines has been far from satisfactory since 1989-90. The main reason for this has been the high growth in unit cost. So far no attempt has been made...
The classical theory of modernisation recognises only one path to modernity and the tendential disappearance of diversities during the last stage of the process. The development of Karur as an...
The beedi industry in the Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka is rapidly undergoing substantial changes, with some units shifting out of the area. What is the nature of the change? What impact...
This study explores how socio-economic factors interlink producers' businesses and production activities, and how business interlinkings cause extra-economic coercion on producers of both the Hindu...
This paper presents a case study of three similar projects in the Caribbean relating to water and sewerage management. After analysing the process of planning and implementation of the projects, the...
This paper primarily probes the nature and dimensions of R and D activities carried out in small-scale industries in Karnataka. Quite a number of small firms are informally engaged in R and D in the...
Indian silk has not only been unable to capture international markets because of its poor quality, but it is also having to compete with better quality imported yarn in the domestic market. While...
Financial systems that are bank-based such as in Germany and Japan employ an internal strategy of managing human resources via job ladders and screening whereas in market-based systems such as in the...
In a quasi-federal democracy like India, political representatives often fight to attract central disbursements towards their own states. Among central disbursements, two most important ones are...
The IT Task Force has set a vision of making India an IT superpower by 2008. While the Task Force recognises that software and hardware are the two sides of a gold coin, its report is oblivious to...
We formulate a simultaneous equations model and with the data of a panel of 600 Indian firms for the period 1991-92 to 1997-98 test the hypothesis of finance constraint. The firms are classified by...
In this paper we have examined the impact of technological modernisation on the contractual relationships between the workers and their union and the management within a firm. This calls for an...
A number of recent firm-level studies on Indian industry have used data available from Prowess, a database of Indian firms compiled by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy. This paper attempts to...
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