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
May 2020



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Name : Antecedents of Online Shopping Behavioural Intention in Asia's Second Largest Economy
Author : Dr Deepak Halan
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As e-commerce booms in India, e-tailers compete fiercely and focus more on enhancing customer satisfaction. Moreover, due to the deadly and highly infectious COVID-19 disease, online shopping has gained higher importance, in India as well as globally. This paper explores the influence of time convenience, value for money, return process and trust, on online shopping behavioural intention. These aspects have not been empirically tested concurrently in a model in the Indian context. The study builds on existing literature, by testing certain critical variables which are rare in literature on online consumer behaviour in India, but important in context of online shopping in the country.
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Name : Interrelationship between Factors Affecting Online Shopping of Electronic Products
Author : Manisha Yadav, Dr. Manisha Goel
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E-commerce has changed our lifestyles entirely because we don't have to spend time and money in traveling to the market. We can do our online payment with help of e-commerce. The trend of online shopping is getting a boom in today’s time. Online shopping is a platform which permits consumers to directly purchase different goods or services electronically. The rate of adoption is defined as the relative speed at which individual adopt an innovation i.e. online shopping. The study aims to find out the factors that affect adoption of online shopping of consumer electronic products.
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Name : An Examination of Investment Pattern of Indian Power Generation and Supply Firms
Author : Dr. Sanjay Tupe
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This study analyses the association between financial investment and sources of funds. Present study finds that investment in group or associate companies is made from the retained earnings and also from external funds. This type of association explains the diversification principle that followed by PGSFs for receiving constant income and also for the continuous existence of the firms. After examining the association between sources and use of funds of power generation and supply firms in India, we conclude that our findings are similar with the finding of Demirgutic-Kunt and Maksimovic (1996) on the hypothetical association assumed in the context of funds procurement and its use.
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Name : Study on CSR Activities of Indian Pharmaceutical Companies in the Area of Public Health and Impact of CSR on the Market Risk of These Companies
Author : Dr. Vikrant Vikram Singh, Prof. (Dr.) Anil Vashisht
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Introduction: Corporate Social Responsibility is one of the key concerns in today’s highly competitive business environment. Pharmaceutical companies in India are highly concerned and engaged in various CSR programs specially in the field of public health. Objectives: current study in conducted to study the impact of CSR on market risk of healthcare companies in India and to analyse CSR investment by healthcare companies in the area of public health. Originality: this area of CSR is still very less explored in our country and very less amount of work has been done to find out impact of CSR on market risk. Material & Method: data of CSR, market risk premium and market value at risk is analysed using panel data regression using e-views.
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Name : Role of Persuasion: Investigating the Impact of Social Media on Buying Decision Process of Digital Natives
Author : Ramandeep Saini, Lovedeep Singh Sidhu
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Social media is that one digital platform which has evolved into major player for digital marketing. The study examines the influence of social media on buying decision process of digital natives and checked whether this influence varies at the all stages of this process. A quantitative research method is adopted by choosing stratified proportionate sampling technique for collecting data of 350 digital natives that use social media in Chandigarh, India. For this purpose, a structured questionnaire is framed.
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Name : A Study on Profitability Analysis of Infrastructure Companies in India
Author : Dr. T. MANJUNATHA, VIKAS K.M, Dr.PRAVEEN GUJJAR J
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Assessing the profitability of the infrastructure entities will help us to understand how we are creating value for the money spent on infrastructure. The success of the institutions will depend on the utility of the infrastructure. We test whether Return on Equity (ROE), Return on Sales (ROS), Return on Asset (ROA) and Asset Turn Over (ATO) can be used to measure the profitability of Infrastructure companies in Indian context. We use Infrastructure Companies ten years’ data to calculate ROE using DuPont model.
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Name : A Review of PLS-SEM as Statistical Approach for Business Research
Author : Dr Sarvesh Kumar,Vikas Kumar Tyagi, Dr. Yoginder Singh Kataria
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Structural Equation Modeling (SEM), a Second generation multivariate data analysis technique isin use for data analysis, especially hypothesis testing from a long time. There are different approaches to SEM used in research. The objective of this research paper was to review different Structural Equation Modelling techniques used in Business Research, with special reference to variance based Partial Least Square Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM). PLS-SEM is more sensitive, simpler, and powerful statistical technique for data analysis.
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Name : Fortitude of Job Satisfaction of Wolkite University Instructors - the exercise of Binary Logistic Regression Approach
Author : MOHAMMED DERESE BIRU, Dr MOHD ABASS BHAT, Dr SHAGUFTA TARIQ KHAN, FUAD HUSSIEN
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Job satisfaction is one of the key factors in institutional dynamics and is generally considered to be primary dependent variable in terms of which effectiveness of an organization’s human resource is evaluated. For a successful education system, therefore, understanding the factors that affect the satisfaction of teachers at the workplace is of paramount importance. Thus, the present study was attempted to fortitude of Job Satisfaction of Wolkite University instructors by exercise of Binary Logistic Regression Approach. The subjects which were involved in the study comprised a sample from level of education with in GA1= 27, GA2= 37, GA3= 4, MASTER =31 and PHD= 2. Out of this 64 are females and 612 are males.
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Name : E-HRM in India: Present Status, Challenges and Future Prospects
Author : Mahima Nanda,Dr. (Ms.) Gurpreet Randhawa
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Despite the multiple benefits associated with the use of digital technologies in the area of HRM, its adoption is not widespread. The limited resources with the developing and the under-developed nations make e-HRM imperative to reduce the organizations operational costs. But before its successful adoption, the challenges to e-HRM need to be overcome and the way forward should be clear.
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Name : Adaptatıon of Socıal Entrepreneurshıp Competency Scale in Hıgher Educatıon: A Scale Adaptatıon Study
Author : Mustafa SOBA,Ezgi Pelin YILDIZ
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Entrepreneurship is considered as an activity that includes the innovative perspective of individuals and organizations that play an important role in the development of societies by creating economic growth and employment in the society in which it operates. One of the types of entrepreneurship is social entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurship is an approach that adopts free market-based methods in solving social problems. Social entrepreneurs are those that are established commercially but whose purpose is to solve social problems.
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Name : Internationalization and Innovation Capabilities determine Export Performance of Indian Auto Component Manufacturing Industry
Author : Dr. Manjunatha N
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: All countries in the world formulate export policies to promote exports and enable manufacturing firms to compete in international markets. The firms are striving to achieve desired level of export performances with the support of export policies and commitment towards entering into international business along with various dimensions of innovations. Manufacturing industries search for one or the other strategy to market their products in global markets to survive under cut-throat competition.
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Name : Role of MSME Sector in Indian Economy: A Study with special reference to Gujarat
Author : Dr. Sarika Srivastava
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The Micro, Small and Medium enterprises (MSME) sector has emerged as a dynamic sector of the Indian economy and an essential driver of economic process. It considerably helps in developing entrepreneurship and generates second largest employment prospects. With a vast network of sixty-three million three hundred eighty thousand enterprises, more than forty per cent of exports, over twenty-eight per cent of the Gross Domestic Product and generating employment for about one hundred eleven million people, the MSME sector contributes in a significant way to the development of the Indian economy.
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Name : Children’s Influence on Parent’s Purchasing Decision in Toy Industry
Author : Nikhil Chawla, Richa Mehta
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Toys and games are played since the beginning of civilization and these play an important role in developing and training the mankind. This study describes the importance of the factors adopted by children that will influence the parent’s purchasing decision. This study aims at identifying the various factors that are adopted by children and to study how these factors influence based on the demographics like age and gender. For the same the methodologies used are descriptive and exploratory. The questionnaire is also used to accomplish the objectives stated in this study and the independent t-test tool is adopted to check the relation between different demographics like age group and gender of children.
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Name : Job Crafting Incidents: Antecedents of Job Crafting and its Impact on Individual’s Task and Contextual Performance: Application of Job Demand Resource Theory
Author : Aqsa Aslam, Seerat Fatima, Muhammad Mubbashar Hassan, Javeria Ashfaq Qureshi, Shumaila Dilawar
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This study examined the antecedents of job crafting (JC) and its impact on individual’s task performance (TP) and contextual performance (CP). We also tested the mediating effect of job crafting on the relationship between high performance work system (HPWS), psychological capital (PsyCap), work life conflict (WLC) and individual’s TP and CP . We examined this phenomenon through the lens of Job Demand Resource Theory. Data was collected from 200 employees of software houses and privately owned academic sectors. For data collection, we used time lag and multi rated survey technique.
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Name : Emotional Intelligence and Psychological Ownership: Entrepreneurial Behaviour of Employees in SMEs in Pakistan
Author : Jawaid Ahmed Qureshi, Arslan Ayub, Masood Ul Hassan, Salman Bahoo
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The purpose of this study is to explore individual and work contextual factors that stimulate entrepreneurial behavior of employees in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The study utilized the non-experimental face-to-face method of data collection and analysed 383 responses using SmartPLS (v 3.2.7). Since SMEs operate in small scale; thereby, we propose that this results in a proximal employee-employer relationship.
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Name : Credit Rating Agencies – A Theoretical Review
Author : Dr Archana HN
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The paper aims at identifying and studying the theoretical works that have been done so far in the area of credit rating agencies (CRAs). The review indicates that the concepts of credit rating services are carved mainly out of four prominent theories; they are, The Information Asymmetry Theory, The Theory of Reputation, The Principal Agent Theory and The Theory of Efficient Markets.
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