In this study, a framework is developed which uses financial metrics to help a firm benchmark its relative position and identify specific supply chain processes that need improvement.
Since 1990, the Indian economy has moved towards greater openness and less controls. Many of the regulations which restricted entry, expansion of capacity and competition have been removed. This has increased the number of choices for the Indian consumer as well as competition among firms.
Indian economy has gone through a process of gradual de-regulation in the eighties and this process has accelerated further in nineties. Globalisation and liberalisation have become the catch words of the nineties.
Both economic reforms and sustainability havecometothefore atthesametimein recent years. In fact, they are contradictory to each other as also their underlying principles conflict with each other.
The role that knowledge plays in competitiveness in the market place, has increased dramatically over the last two decades.
A Process Typology of Knowledge Transfer between Academics and Practitioners in Joint Product Development Projects
A grounded process typology of knowledge transfer between academics and practitioners emerged from a synthesis of case study research involving forty interviews of participants involved in twelve university-industry joint product development projects.
With ongoing privatization efforts in emerging economies, governments have supported developmental financial institutions (DFI) to spur entrepreneurial activity in the absence of private venture capitalists.
Academics as well as practitioners offer opinions about brand success. For instance it is felt that Lifebuoy is a success while Crowning Glory is a failure. It is easy to identify success and failure in the above cases because Lifebuoy sells more than a lakh tons while Crowning Glory is not stocked in retail outlets.