Estimation of firm-level productivity changes in the Indian power sector: Disentangling unobserved heterogeneity by a transformed fixed-effect stochastic frontier model
We measure firm-level productivity changes in the Indian electricity sector during a period that witnessed several pro-market regulatory changes. Using information collected from multiple sources we construct a unique panel of generating firms and transmission and distribution utilities spanning the years 2000 to 2009.
The purpose of this study was to examine the role of bricolage in new product development (NPD) within organizations.
This paper looks at the determinants and effects of exchange rate exposure using data on 500 Indian firms over the period 1995-2011. Unlike the existing papers in the literature, we use a measure of 'operational' currency exposure based on foreign currency revenues and costs of firms.
Dynamics of Joint Ventures between Multinational Enterprises and Local Firms in Emerging Economies: The Case of Financial Services
Emerging economies present the case of rapid changes in markets and institutions. In this context, joint ventures between multinational enterprises (MNEs) and local firms are subject to a gamut of calculations between the partners for arriving at mutually beneficial contractual arrangements.
The second generation of web development and design commonly referred to as Web 2.0 focuses primarily on user generated content and inter-human connections. The effectiveness of the applications and services increases with the number of people and the type of people making using of them.
With the expansion of many national firms and entry of a number of international firms in India, the demand for local talent has increased tremendously. International firms need to have policies and processes for attracting and retaining the right talent in a highly competitive market, that are adapted to the local employment market conditions.