Pacific B usiness R eview I nternational

A Refereed Monthly International Journal of Management Indexed With Web of Science(ESCI)
ISSN: 0974-438X
Impact factor (SJIF): 6.56
RNI No.:RAJENG/2016/70346
Postal Reg. No.: RJ/UD/29-136/2017-2019
Editorial Board

Prof. Mahima Birla
(Editor in Chief)

Dr. Khushbu Agarwal
(Editor)

Ms. Asha Galundia
(Circulation Manager)

Editorial Team

Mr. Ramesh Modi

A Refereed Monthly International Journal of Management
December 2020



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Name : Investigating the correlation between Emotional Intelligence and Academic Performance
Author : R.G.Ratnawat, S.A. Borgave
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Although there are several evidences correlating emotional intelligence and academic performance, the study investigates a new outlook in finding the correlation between emotional intelligence and academic performance of management students. The standard scores obtained by students at four overbearing term examinations considered as Academic Performance Index(API) and compared with their emotional intelligence quotient.It was found that there is no direct correlation between the overall emotional intelligence as well as the threesubscales of emotional intelligence with the academic performance. However,we found a significant correlation between academic score and emotional intelligence in females.
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Name : Individual Aspirations - A Barrier for Second Career of Veterans
Author : Sarabjit Singh Walia, Dr Rajesh Verma
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The intellect and passion with which a person is using his equipment is the principal factor to win a war. In order to keep a youthful profile of the forces, almost 55,000–70,000 personnel of the army, navy, and the air force inevitably relinquish their uniform every year and become Ex- Servicemen (ESM). A significant amount of national human resource, taxpayers’ money, time and infra-structure are utilised in the painstaking procedures of recruitment, training, and operations involving personnel, to churn them into a professional force. These veterans constitute a readily available, well-trained, disciplined, experienced, and versatile team of human re-source that can be harnessed towards a constructive role in nation building.
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Name : Issues of Sustainability and Management of Micro Enterprises: The Qualitative Analysis
Author : Dr Sunildro L.S. Akoijam
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The purpose of the paper is to identify the various internal factors associated with the proprietor for the failure of the micro enterprises and the external factors that have caused the failure of the same. It also identifies the factors from the market that has lead to the non-acceptance of the enterprise’s product. This study is based on a qualitative research. For the study, two districts of Assam- Kokrajhar and Chirang which are located in lower Assam area were considered. Snowball sampling method was used.
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Name : World Bank Lending- Boon or Bane? A case study of India
Author : Zeenia Singh Ahluwalia, Dr. Rajinder Kaur
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In order to sustain and escalate the process of economic development, adequate finance must be made available as and when required. Developing countries like India rely substantially on foreign capital assistance. One such source of assistance is the World Bank, that has been providing loans and grants to India since 1948. The present study is an attempt to analyze the impact of World Bank lending on India's economic growth. Patterns of lending, both nature and sector wise, have also been studied.
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Name : Sarcasm Detection on Reviews on Promotional Videos of Luxury Brands: A Deep Learning Approach
Author : Anil Kumar TV, Haripriya V
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Effective customer relationship and brand strategy require systematic analysis of customer reviews but sarcasm in reviews often make it difficult. Sarcasm is a form of experession where the intended meaning is the opposite of what is actually said in order to mock or insult someone. The presence of sarcasm in a sentence can completely change the meaning of that sentence. Sarcasm is considered to be an important aspect, especially where there is no face-to-face conversation. Customers show different attitudes towards luxury brands as they have unique characteristics.
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Name : Performance Indicators and their Role in Supply Chain Performance Measurement (SCPM) for Manufacturing & OEM Companies.
Author : Jagdeep Singh,Shivoham Singh, Mamta Kumari
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Supply Chain is a core of all manufacturing businesses today and therefore, companies are focusing on their supply chains deeply to enhance the efficiency & effectiveness by reducing tangible (physical) and intangible (process) wastes and innovating process & procedures. It is very important to record and monitor the current and future states of supply chains so that improvements could be quantified. To measure the performance in any field, there are certain parameters & indicators and hence supply chain is not the exception, and therefore, supply chains also have many such parameters & indicators which are normally known as “performance indicators”.
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Name : Foreign Direct Investment, Export, External Debt and Economic Growth in India- A VECM Approach
Author : Mr. Shivakumar, Dr. N Babitha Thimmaiah
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: The researcher attempted to analyse how FDI, export, external debt contribute to the economic growth of India. The author has developed various econometrics models to assess the relationship of the studied variables. The unit root tests, cointegration model and VECM revealed the short run and long run relationship of the studied variables. The study employed VECM to study the long run, short run and joint effect of the studied variables. The results showed significant effect from FDI, exports and external debt to economic growth. The Wald test result shows the short run relationship in export to economic growth and external debt to economic growth except FDI.
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Name : Do the Image of Quality Certificates in Non-Profit Organisations in Saudi Arabia have More Influence than Performance
Author : Dr. Talal Mohammed Alsaif
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A paired-samples t-test was used to determine a statistically significant mean difference between the importance and popularity of quality certificates ran when 13 grant makers from Sulaiman Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Rajhi Charitable Foundation (Al-Rajhi Foundation) were given 26-Item questionnaire. The questionnaire was segmented by category of importance and popularity and divided further into the four subcategories of quality accreditations or awards consisting of ISO 9001, The King Abdulaziz Quality Award,
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Name : A Study on Determinants of Occupational Choice among Geographic Indication Certified Handloom Weavers in Kerala
Author : Sangeetha K Prathap
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Handloom industry supporting the rural population providing the largest employment potential after the agriculture sector is facing the issue of occupational shifts. Though the heritage of the segment is authenticated and popularized by Geographical Indication (GI) certification, the weavers are not in a position to derive the benefits of such certification due to various reasons. The present study explores the factors that affect the occupational choice of weavers in holding them to the segment or prefer other avocations.
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Name : Socio-Economic Determinants and Academic Performance: A Case Study of University Students in Gilgit
Author : FAQEER MUHAMMAD, Somi Ali, KHAIR MUHAMMAD, SADRUDDIN B. QUTOSHI
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The primary purpose of this study is to explore and analyze the socio-economic and other major factors affecting student’s academic performances in the context of Karakoram International University, which is only university in Gilgit. The study employed Multiple Regression Analysis approach to research. Moreover, the researchers investigated the influence of various factors for example family income, class attendance, student’s health, home possessions, friends and parents’ involvement, teaching and parent’s qualification on academic performance. The results of the research showed that the factors which significantly and positively affecting the performance of students are class attendance and student’s health while the effect of home possessions and income is negative.
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Name : Different Faces of Risk and Return Associated with Equity Funds Vis a Vis Benchmark Stock Index in India
Author : Meetu Chawla, Dr. Naaz Gorowara
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Risk and return are two key facets of Mutual fund Investment. Risk and return framework influences the investment decision of an investor. Hence this paper has tried to investigate the different faces of risk and return associated with equity mutual funds Vis a Vis benchmark stock index in India. Monthly closing NAV’s of Equity funds along with benchmark indices ( BSE Sensex, Nifty 50) are examined for a period from April 1, 2008 till February 29, 2020 .The paper discusses about the total risk, systematic risk and unsystematic risk associated with selected mutual fund schemes and benchmark index.
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Name : Foreign Investment in Indian Banking Sector: A Comparative Overview
Author : Honey Gupta, Prof. K. K. Jaiswal
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Banking system is the pivot around which a nation’s economy revolves. A healthy banking system is the backbone of any economy. The significance and role of banks in the growth and development of any economy is undisputable. This doesn’t needs to be re-emphasized. The Indian banking system has transformed radically since the liberalization and 1991 reforms and today, Indian banks have travelled a long way, beyond its conventional areas of functioning. The opening-up of the Indian banking sector for foreign participation was one of the key decision within a broader reform policy.
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Name : Covid 19: Impact on Major Sectors of Indian economy
Author : Dr. Saveeta
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The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown has chocked off almost all economic activity in India. Informal sector of India which is the backbone of the economy will be hardest hit due to economic activities coming to a total standstill. On the demand side, Tourism, Hospitality and Aviation are going to be worst affected sectors due to present crisis. Also, due to overall confidence level of consumers being dropped significantly, they are likely to postpone their purchasing decision related to non essential food items and consumer durables. On the supply side, shutdown of factories in China and the resulting delay in supply of goods from it has affected many Indian manufacturing sectors which source their intermediate and final product requirements from China.
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Name : Strategic Alliances: A Sectoral Case Analysis.
Author : Dr. ROOPA SHREE RAO
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Strategic Alliances are one of the options corporates can undertake to expand. Organizations consider these means of inorganic growth to increase their competitive advantage by increasing their financial competencies, by entering into untapped geographical areas, and by achieving various updated technological competencies as beneficial. In the literary sense, a merger is an activity wherein organizations pool in their capabilities to form one unit and acquisition is a process when one organization acquires other organizations of its interest.
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