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):8.396
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)

Dr. Asha Galundia
(Circulation Manager)

Editorial Team

A Refereed Monthly International Journal of Management
Januray 2021



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Name : Teachers’ Attitude towards the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT): Teachers Perspective in Rural Colleges
Author : A.Mahendiran, Dr.R.Priya
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Worldwide, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is being used for teaching-learning process in educational institutions. Information and Communication technology act as a catalyst for change in educational teaching-learning process. The Urban-Rural digital divide exists even in the developed countries in terms of access to technologies. This study mainly focuses on the teachers’ attitude on ICT integration in teaching, use of ICT for teacher professional development and the use of ICT tools for teaching; especially the colleges located in rural areas. For this study, one of the rural districts in Tamil Nadu named Perambalur has been chosen.
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Name : Determining the Impact of Demographics on Perceived Ethical Values of Teachers
Author : Venus, Dr.Pooja Mehta
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The Purpose of this paper is to study and examine the perceived ethical values of teachers from selected higher education setting of North India in relation to demographics, i.e. gender, age, income and education and this study also make stakeholders to work on effective teaching in context to teaching ethics. A self-administered survey was conducted of 120 teachers at HEI (Higher Education Institute) to determine ethical perceptions on 28 ethical values. Study demonstrates that ethical values Justice, Respect, Knowledge, Self- Motivation, Honesty, Compassion, Gratitude, Decision Making ,Love and Integrity comes out to be very high among all ethical values which further reveals that teachers overwhelmingly find these values to have contributed significantly to the ethical practices.
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Name : Improving Organisation Innovation Process through application of Design Thinking
Author : Asoke Das Sarma, Dr. Amit Kundu
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In recent years, Design Thinking has gained widespread popularity as a method and framework to drive customer-focused innovation and develop superior products/ services. However, a mapping between the steps/ tools/ techniques and the philosophies and practices of Design Thinking with that of Innovation Process is strikingly missing in business literature. Thus, organizations attempting to leverage Design Thinking in the Innovation process usually struggle to integrate the tools, techniques as well as underlying concepts of Design Thinking, leading to suboptimal results.
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Name : Trade Unionism and Industrial Relations in Indian Organizations: A Scientific Exploration
Author : Dr. S. C. Das, Ms. Shloka Singh
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Trade union is the united voice and power of the workers which they inculcate in the work and organisation/industry they are (Jagannathan & Roy 2009). Trade union is the line that exists between the employers and the employees that tend to protect the employees. The trade union was the necessity which took birth among the employers in order to provide them with an umbrella of protection. A chief element of an industrial relation is trade union (Ghosh et. al. 2009). The various laws introduced by central government and implemented by state government can be the parts for the exiting industrial relations in the country(Singh & Kulkarni, 2013). Amid all laws, industrial relations are largely shaped by Trade Union Act 1926, the Industrial Employment (Standing orders) Act 1946 and the Industrial Dispute Act, 1947 (Gupta & Seth, 2000).
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Name : Basel-III Regulations: Analysis of capital ratios and capital requirement for risks of commercial banks in India
Author : Dr. Sanjay Kumar Hooda
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Basel-III is a comprehensive framework to support the worldwide financial transactions of the banking system. The Government of India and the Central Bank of India have been taking initiatives to develop a sound banking system in the country. The Central Bank of India keeps issuing new guidelines from time to time for analysis of capital ratios and capital requirement for risks for commercial banks under Basel-III regulations. With the help of Average growth formula, the researcher took first quarter of year 2017-18 as the base amount in all three aspects namely ‘number of reporting offices’, ‘total number of deposits’ and ‘total number of credits’ and thereafter the researcher calculated out the average annual growth percentage from these quarterly averages of four quarters.
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Name : Demonetisation: Lessons Learnt & Way Forward
Author : Vijay Singh
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The announcement of demonetisation by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the evening of 8th November 2016 took everyone by surprise which in turn caused a lot of inconvenience and hardships especially in the initial days. However, given the grand plan of ruling dispensation to clean up our economy of prevailing economic illegalities in the form of corruption, existence of huge parallel economy, counterfeit Indian currency notes etc. readily drew support of masses behind the move. Moreover, the expectations of a prosperous and strong economy in future in the form of better fiscal health of government finances, higher GDP growth, transformation into digital economy, sustainable and increased job opportunities, formalisation of economic activities etc. made people and business entities to support the government despite economic loss in terms of joblessness, under compensation, dwindling sales etc.
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Name : Impact of Lockdown Announcement on Stock Prices of Banking Sector: An Event Study of Indian Stock Market
Author : Simran Shrimali, Dr. Devendra Shrimali
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COVID 19 has changed global financial architecture to a large extent and Indian banking is no exception to it. The structural changes due to COVID 19 are unprecedented. The Indian banking sector has been a major hit due to outbreak of COVID 19 and further nationwide lockdown announcements. The present study has used event study as methodology to study the impact of lockdown announcement on bank nifty. The study found that stock prices of Indian banking sector have been adversely affected by the pandemic and subsequent lockdown announcements.
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Name : A Study of Monetary Policy and its impact on GDP Performance (With reference to Indian Economy)
Author : Shobhit Sagar, Prof. L.N. Koli
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For maintaining stability and growth in the economy, every nation has to maintain good structure of monetary policies for achieving the country’s development goal. Monetary policy affected through various scales like money supply, interest rates, and inflation rate according to these indicators monetary policies dynamically changed to maintain price stability and required economic growth rate. There is very close relationship of GDP with Monetary Policies of the country for Economic Growth. Every Country needs to maintain good balance between contractionary and expansionary method of applying monetary policies, because adopting only one type of monetary policies could results in failing to achieve other targets such as Price stability, and Inflation, both are necessary to maintain Economic growth in the country.
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Name : Redesigning Technology based on Lean Principles to improve productivity: Case Study -Diamond Assortment Unit
Author : Mrs. Shrutika Patil, Dr Krishnakant Dave, Dr. Swapnil Desai
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Technology is an inevitable component for scaling up any business at a global level. Business’s in today’s world look forward to the integration of technology in their day to day operations. Systems and Processes that are being set up in the organizations aim to maximize the effectiveness and the efficiency. Technology enables the management to take quick decisions that are analyzed as soon as data has been captured. A plethora of standardized software packages are available in the market today. It is a known fact that every organization in the same sector has its unique style set for operating its business. Hence customized Software’s are tailor made to focus attention to details and understand the requirement of every organization.
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Name : Impact of Covid-19 on Indian Economy & the Challenges Ahead
Author : Yogesh Garg, Rajinder Rawat
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As we reach the mid of year 2020 and virus COVID-19 takes most of the world under its influence, it’s high time we should start looking at a post COVID-19 world. The changes its going to bring upon us, how vastly world is going to get impacted both economically as well as emotionally, as damage has left many in dire situation. It’s the moment of global lockdown where everyone is predicting a worst economic downturn since the days of Great Depression. The heart-wrenching images of migrants are there for everyone to see, a moment of reverse migration, happening across India and other parts of world are showing the anxiety and desperation of many due to loss of livelihood and social security. As more and more companies announcing layoffs, rising unemployment data in world’s major economies and the possibilities of discovering a vaccination in near term looking grim, we are certainly in a situation never seen before in recent times.
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Name : The Rise of Saudi Women into Leadership Positions: Perspectives of Saudi Male Employees
Author : Shaysh Nazzal Alshammri
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This study identifies the perspectives of Saudi male employees on the capability of Saudi females to occupy leadership positions in the country’s organizations. A survey was conducted among different employees in various organizations located in different parts of the country. A total of 206 public and private sector employees were selected randomly. The results show that male employees are not likely to trust or approve of females in leadership positions. Furthermore, females are not perceived as capable of playing essential leadership roles, such as handling problems in workplaces or negotiating effectively. However, male employees do not have negative perspectives on femalesin terms of organizational commitment. Organizational type and experience in work did not influence the participants’ perspectives in general.
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Name : Role of Soft Skill Training in Performance of Workforce
Author : Hinali Jhangiani, Dr. Pushpakant Shakdwipee
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The purpose of the present study is to analyse the impact of soft skill training on the performance of employees working in banks in Mumbai. To serve the objective of the study, an empirical attempt with the utilization of regression analysis has been made. For conducting the study, a well-structure and pre-tested questionnaire has been utilized. Besides, the selection of banks and customers was based on convenience sampling approach. The developed scales assessing soft skill training and employee performance has been examined for statistical appropriateness. Further establishing the statistical appropriateness, regression analysis has been employed and the results have unveiled significant positive impact of soft skill training on employee performance.
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Name : Dimensions of Patient-Perceived Healthcare Service Quality: A Conceptual Framework
Author : Deepti Singh, Dr. Kavaldeep Dixit
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With the rising competition in the Indian healthcare sector, the hospital managers and researchers are interested in exploring how patients form their service perceptions. Delivering high-quality service is a constant challenge for hospitals. Hospitals today are increasingly focusing on service quality and satisfaction, which play a significant role in the healthcare sector. The current study helps the hospitals understand the dimensions of perceived service quality and their effect on patient satisfaction levels. The dimensions identified in the study based on the literature review are hospital image, infrastructure, coordination, staff competence, safety, administrative procedures, and hospital interaction. To adequately accommodate the patient's needs, the hospital must focus on these dimensions.
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Name : Urbanization & Covid-19 Pandemic: Causes, Consequences & Future Challenges
Author : Shashank Sharma, Sharil Sharma, Sameer Koranne, Priyanka Dhingra
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Urbanization is not simply a forefront wonder, but a rapid and notable shift of mankind's living style on a worldwide scale, whereby prevalently non-metropolitan scenario is as a rule quickly replaced by amazing metropolitan culture. Tremendous urbanization, high populace, and a high resource consumption rate of people in big cities have prompted a broad scope of nearby and worldwide socio-economic and environmental impacts that deserve focus from the human community. Continuous development and expansion or movement from rural to urban areas will broaden the number of megacities, and it shows that megacities are usually troubled by bad health, job unavailability, environmental degradation, insufficient housing, traffic jam, hovel, illegal acts, and poverty.
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Name : Blockchain Technology in Logistics: Opportunities and Challenges
Author : Dr. C. Vijai, S. M. Suriyalakshmi, M. Elayaraja
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In recent years, Blockchain is one of the key innovative technologies in logistics and supply chain management. Blockchain technology can effectively contribute to recording every single asset throughout its flow on the logistics. Contributes to tracking orders, receipts, and payments while tracking digital assets such as warranties and licenses in a unified and transparent way. For the logistics industry, Blockchain is making it more efficient and transparent. The paper provides, the importance of Blockchain in Logistics and opportunities and challenges.
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