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 2022


Name : Macroeconomic fundamentals and Indian stock returns: An application of ARDL approach
Author : Mearaj ud din dar,Khursheed Ahmad Butt
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The existence of well-developed and efficient financial markets is regarded as a prerequisite for overall economic development. The country's stock market is considered as mirror which reflects the underlying economic situation. Since stock market returns can stimulate a definite impact on the economy of the nation as a whole, it has a fundamental relationship with macro-economic variables. In this vein, the current study will examine the relationship between fundamental macroeconomic factors or forces( inflation, interest rates, money supply, real activity, exchange rates, and oil prices), and stock returns in emerging market India, on a time series data from Jan 2010 to Dec 2019 with monthly frequency. The study use autoregressive distributed lag modelling (ARDL) to establish long and short run relationship between the investigation's variables. At the first difference, the data is stationary. The study discovered stock market of India is inefficient in terms of information, as publicly available data on chosen macroeconomic indicators can be used to generate higher or superior profits.
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Name : Consumer Perception and Preference towards Sustainable Food in India
Author : Nikita Khandelwal,Dhananjay Kulkarni,Dr. Binod Sinha
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Consumer attitudes, perceptions, and preferences toward sustainable food are examined in this study, including consumer attitudes toward sustainable food in general and their preference for organic food. Additionally, the study examines consumer behaviors and preferences in quick service restaurants (QSR) (home delivery packaging, service ware used in restaurants and for home delivery), as well as deliberate efforts/actions to reduce food waste that plays a significant role in food sustainability. The study's objective is to ascertain consumers' green values, their level of awareness of sustainable food items, their level of concern for environmental issues, the factors that influence their food purchasing decisions, and the barriers to purchasing sustainable food. It also highlights the consumer's packaging preference, their perception of the impact of sustainability on food, and their practice of food waste through the use of a structured questionnaire. The survey gathered data from 219 individuals.
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Name : Retail Investor Decision Making in SME IPOs in Indian Capital Market: A Qualitative Analysis
Author : Sachin Prakash Srivastava,Prof. Sunita Kumari Malhotra,Prof. K. Santi. Swarup
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With the emerging recognition that SME IPOs is utmost requirement for adequate capital mobilization for emerging start-ups that meets the criteria of listing in capital market. BSE and NSE has created separate platform for smooth listing of emerging companies. Past literature has provided ample evidence for main board IPOs subscription and investors decision making elements but it does not apply in SME IPOs as far as fundamental differences in IPO issues is concerned. Paper has investigated perception of sample concerned to SME IPOs and analysed with the help of qualitative analysis using NVivo (QSR) 12 software. A series of questions has been asked from respondent with the help of questionnaire and Tele-interviews and analysis revealed that apart from risk and return criteria, investors and issue-based characteristics affect the subscription decision of investors in SME IPOs. Due to software limitation, sentiment analysis has not been done and it paves the way for future research work along with responses from social networking sites.
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Name : Perils and Perks Pertinent to Progressive Mobile Banking in reference to Quality Management aspect: Lean and Agile Approach
Author : Dr. Rajesh Singh,Dr. Priyanka Rai,Dr. Abhijit Mishra,Riya Mishra,Dr. Sanyam Sharma
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Purpose: The main purpose of this paper aims at identifying the major perks and perils in context to mobile banking applications both on part of the customers as well as banks and how with help of lean and agile principles the perils could be minimized and how the maximization of perks would be possible. Design/Methodology/Approach: Lean and Agile approaches along with total quality management were applied for eliminating the perils and strengthening the perks of mobile banking applications. The study sample consists of 3200 respondents. Findings: The findings of the study suggests that convenience and competitive advantage are the two major perks that attract customers towards the use of mobile banking applications whereas security and cost are the two major perils pertinent to progressive mobile banking which hinder the use of mobile banking applications among customers. Research limitations: The study takes into consideration only two major perks and two major perils of mobile banking which limits the horizon of the study and paves way for future research
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Name : A Study of Factors that account for the success of SMEs in the Western Region of Cameroon
Author : Ndindah Ndifor Clement ,Dr. Abhishek Tripathi
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The extreme relevance of SMEs to the economy is a truism. They generally employ the most significant percentage of the labor force in most economies and contribute considerably to the GDP, economic stability, and growth. They are even more important in developing economies, given that they contribute significantly to the fight against extreme hunger and poverty. However, despite their significant role, this category of businesses still experiences a very high failure rate in most economies, especially in Africa, Cameroon inclusive. Nevertheless, while SMEs in Cameroon suffer a high failure rate
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Name : A Study of Price Perception with Respect to Buying Through Food Delivery App
Author : Satnam Kaur Ubeja,Anukool Manish Hyde,Arpit Loya,Edwin Antony
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Internet has amplified the e-commerce industry not only in India but across the globe. People get food at their door step by making orders online with the help of development of E-commerce Sector. Customers can place order for themselves and for others also with the help of food delivery app which is very convenient for customers to get food/snack in few minutes and sellers can get their product sold easily. Food apps have made our lives little simper as one can order food as per our choice from any of the hotels/restaurants when we do not feel like eating home cooked food. Marketers have created so many attractions for the customers to order the food from online and celebrate the life; as people are more dependent on online food apps while ordering the food. They have different perception towards these online app services, especially with respect to pricing. Ordering food from online apps is now a -days very common process in urban areas for youngsters. Ordering food is status symbol for the youngsters but at the same time they want to gain more advantages of pricing promotions. This study has attempted to see the price perception of consumers of Indore (Madhya Pradesh) towards online food ordering services. The study would be helpful for marketers, whether customers' thinking of price perception is match with marketers' approach or not
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Name : A Study on Surface Road Traffic Problems in the City of Guwahati North East India
Author : Dr. Raju Subba
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Road transportation plays a significant role in promoting the socio economic and better livelihood. It there seems to be slow development in this sector than the speed of economic development will move slower. This could experience from the problems faced by the user or the stakeholder of the road transportation. Problem of traffic congestion has been experienced rapidly with the pace of development of better livelihood of the people as well as due to the development of infrastructure of the city and the region as a whole. The basic objective of the present study is to identify the problems related to road transportation in Guwahati city and giving some alternative solution to better management of road transportation flow. Therefore, an attempt has been made to understand the problems, reasons and possible solutions for better traffic management.
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Name : Physical infrastructure: Spatial differences and magnitude of development in India
Author : Dr. Sandeep Kumar,Dr. B. R. Thakur,Dr. Manoj Kumar
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In present paper the level of physical infrastructural development has been examined with reference to three dimensions namely transport, communication and agriculture infrastructure in India. The standardised index has been computed by using principal components analysis. The study shows that the north-western part comprising of Punjab, Haryana and western part of Uttar Pradesh has witnessed very high and high level of physical infrastructural development because of low density of population and high factor score for infrastructural facilities like road length, communication facilities namely post offices, telephone exchanges and higher proportion of net irrigated area to net sown area. Likewise, the peninsular and central parts of the country have witnessed low level of physical infrastructural development because of undulating and dissected topography, high pressure of population on existing facilities, poor socio-economic conditions, lack of irrigation facilities and dense forest cover together impeded the development of transport, communication and agricultural facilities.
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Name : Impact Analysis of Skill Development on the Performance of Small Tea Growers of Assam
Author : Dr. Sanjay Sinha
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The subsistence of the skill gap in today's workforce turns out to be distress for the modern business world. Tea Industry is one of the oldest labor-intensive industries in the world and a significant contributor to GDP for India. India's tea industry primarily depends on the tea production of Assam, an Indian state, known as the tea capital of India. Thousands of small tea growers of Assam are struggling for better quality and higher productivity due to the existence of unskilled or semiskilled laborers. The present study reviewed the skill development among the tea workers of Assam, especially small tea growers. An investigation has been made among the small tea growers of the Cachar district of Assam to examine if there is any effect of skill training on the performance of the tea growers. A regression model has been used to establish the relationship between the variables and it is revealed that skill training can enhance the performance of the tea growers by improving the efficiency and productivity of the workers. Additionally, the present study also identified the barriers in the way of skill development for the tea growers in the remote part of the state. This study gives an insight into how the skill development of the tea growers would be helpful for the economy by enhancing their performance by catalyzing efficiency and productivity.
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Name : Environmental Reporting's Impact on Corporate Financial Performance: Evidence from Power Generation and Distribution Sector Companies
Author : Dr. Meenu Maheshwari,Dr. Ashok Kumar Gupta,Nupur Tiwari
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For smooth operational environment and sustainability of the company corporate reporting hasbeen playing an essential protagonist. Environmental reporting has become an evolvingconcern before every corporate, since stakeholders have been turning ever more environmentally conscious gradually. The power generation and distribution sector impacts the environment to a large extent as the waste disposal methods, compliance with environmental standards, conservation of biodiversity and other liability costs are crucial to be disclosed by companies impacting their operational environment .
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Name : Organizational Health with Management Approach: A Scale Development Study
Author : Murat Ak,H.Tezcan Uysal,Fatma Yılmaz
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The purpose of this study is to develop the "Organizational Health Scale" for employees and test its validity and reliability. The experimental form created for this purpose has been presented to the experts for their opinions. In line with the feedback from experts, exploratory factor analysis (EFA) has been conducted in a pilot study within a sample group of 50 people, and 1 item has been removed from the survey consisting of 29 items. The data obtained by 354 participants working in the health sector responding the 28-item test form have been analysed using the SPSS 20.0 and AMOS 24.0 software. In exploring factor analysis, a three-dimensional structure such as "career", "managerial ability" and "social psychology" have been reached. Together, these three factors explain 88.4% of the total variance. As a result of confirming factor analysis for scale, fit values have been obtained as RMSEA= 0.055, CFI= 0.926, TLI= 0.925, GFI= 0.901, AGFI=0.911, RMR= 0.062 and the organizational health scale
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Name : Understanding The Police, The Administration and The Governed Through Social Media Analytics
Author : Dr. Archana Shrivastava,Ashish Shrivastava
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The case setting is based on the real-life event when George Floyd, an African American, was suspected of having used counterfeit money to buy a pack of cigarettes. The case was reported to the police and three white policemen arrived on the scene. George Floyd was pinned to the ground and Police Officer Derek Chauvin pressed his keen on Floyd's neck choking him. Floyd begged to be released but to no avail and was suffocated to death. The event sparked widespread protests across America which soon spread to other parts of the world. The American administration miscalculated the sentiments of the common man and decided to use the army against them. This further increased the divide between the police and the protestors. Tainted tweets on social media by President Donald Trump further escalated the anger of the protestors. This case study collected sixty
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