Speed in product development is the thin line that determines success or failure in many fast growing industries today. Strategies like set-based concurrent engineering and parallel team deployment have been used to accelerate new product introduction by successful companies like Toyota.
A growing volume of literature on Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) by Indian firms has sought to explain the efficiency of pricing and the post issue performance of companies that make IPOs, in terms of institutional features of the securities market or certain features of the issuers.
Annual Percentage Change (APC) summarizes trends in age-adjusted cancer rates over short time-intervals. This measure implicitly assumes linearity of the log-rates over the intervals in question, which may not be valid, especially for relatively longer time-intervals.
The concepts of Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP) and subsistence markets have attracted substantial academic and managerial attention in recent years.
Strategic Commitment and Timing of Internationalization from Emerging Markets: Evidence from China, India, Mexico, and South Africa
In a study of 257 new ventures from China, India, Mexico, and South Africa, we find support for the mediating effect of strategic early internationalization on international sales intensity. We argued that when new ventures from emerging markets internationalize early and with commitment, the legitimacy they acquire helps them overcome liabilities of newness and foreignness.
India and the EU are currently negotiating a Trade and Investment Agreement which also covers services, This paper examines the opportunities for and constraints to India-EU relations in health services in the context of this agreement, focusing on the EU as a market for India's health services exports and collaboration.
Efficiency and productivity analysis of Indian pharamaceutical industry using data envelopment analysis
In this paper, we have used data envelopment analysis (DEA) models to analyse the relative efficiency and productivity change in Indian pharmaceutical industry (IPI) between 1998 and 2007 which covers the post-TRIPs (1995) and post Indian Patent Act Amendment (2005) period.
The last few years have seen both the boom and bust in multi-brand retailing in India.
The main premise of this article is that human resources (HR) and information technologies (IT) are central rather than support functions in knowledge-intensive services. By building management capabilities in both HR and IT, knowledge-intensive services can transform their business processes that, in turn, enable them to provide exemplary services to the customers.
Attitudes and Attraction: Optimism and Weight as Explanations for the Similarity-Dissimilarity Asymmetry
The positive link between attitude similarity and attraction is one of the fundamental outcomes in social psychology. However, attitude dissimilarity seems to be stronger driver of this relatioship than attitude similarity. The authors review the evidence on this similarity-dissimilarity asymmetry, and discuss two explanations.