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Topic : International Journal of Social Economics Clear All
Children dropout of school is affected by number of factors such as earning compulsions, household work, access to school, school time not suitable and parental unawareness. GoI has launched mid-day meal scheme for all the school going children. But the basic purpose is defeated as some come to school only to have food during lunch time, while for the remaining part of the day they stay busy in supplementing their household activities.
Arindam Banik
Children dropout of school is affected by number of factors such as earning compulsions, household work, access to school, school time not suitable and parental unawareness. GoI has launched mid-day meal scheme for all the school going children. But the basic purpose is defeated as some come to school only to have food during lunch time, while for the remaining part of the day they stay busy in supplementing their household activities.
Mohua Banerjee
The study surveyed executives of a major food retailer in India and explored their perspectives on supply chain management practices, competitive advantage and firm performance; to assess the importance accorded to application of business intelligence (BI) in their operations.
Himadri Roy Chaudhuri
Small rural retailers play a pivotal role in the success of marketing efforts of FMCG companies in developing markets. This is owing to the influence of small retailers, alternatively termed as unorganized retailers, on rural consumers.
Sahana Roy Chowdhury
The recent phenomenon of widening skilled–unskilled wage gap in both North and South has been either explained by a technological change or by increasing trade or globalization. The paper provides a new explanation and emphasizes that it is neither technology nor trade alone but both that have contributed to the widening wage inequality.
Tirthankar Nag
The study examines the corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategies and activities of firms as disclosed in annual reports, and explores its linkages to accounting and market performance of firms. The study examines the annual reports of a sample of 30 firms (out of 50) belonging to the benchmark index of the National Stock Exchange of India and tracks these reports for evidence of CSR activities over a 5-year period from 2007 to 2011.
Chanchal Chatterjee
This article examines the impact of open market share repurchase announcements on stock returns in the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). The main objective is to examine whether share repurchase announcements under the open market route have any significant impact on the returns of the stocks traded in the BSE.
Boudhayan Ganguly
Lack of trust in online transactions has been cited, by scholars in the past, as the main reason for the dislike of online shopping. The objective of this paper is to develop a framework for studying the influence of website characteristics on Trust in online travel portals and empirically validate it.
Rituparna Basu
Marketers in the modern times are increasingly viewing globalization of the sports market as a huge opportunity to enter unchartered territories by riding on the popularity of a game. The enduring motivation of the sports consumers to connect with their favourite sport comes with an advantage for marketers who can create stronger product/brand associations with the sport.
Rachana Chattopadhyay
Performance appraisal based on a forced distribution system (FDS) is widely used in large corporate sectors around the globe. Though many researchers have pointed out several drawbacks in FDS, due to the absence of any suitable alternative, it has been (and continues to be) adopted by many industries over a long period of time. The purpose of this paper is to point out some serious limitations of this system and propose a simple modification to overcome these limitations.