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Handbook of Research on Strategic Business Infrastructure Development and Contemporary Issues in Finance

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The dynamic economic climate invites participants who are grounded in strategic financial management and infrastructure development. Thus, a lack of sufficient infrastructure, in both quality and quantity, often disqualifies developing countries from being key players in the global economy and influences other socioeconomic problems like unemployment, quality of work life, and quality of life. Handbook of Research on Strategic Business Infrastructure Development and Contemporary Issues in Finance discusses the efficiency of good infrastructure and its impact on socioeconomic growth and socioeconomic development in general and addresses contemporary aspects of the strategic financial management essential for accomplishing the objective of wealth maximization in today's challenging and competitive economy. This book is an essential research work for policy makers, government workers and NGO employees, as well as academicians and researchers in the fields of business, finance, marketing, management, accounting, MIS, public administration, economics, and law.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Dedication
  6. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  7. Foreword
  8. Preface
    1. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK
  9. Acknowledgment
  10. Chapter 1: Working Capital Management in Select Indian Pharmaceutical Companies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. REVIEW OF EXISTING LITERATURE
    4. 3. OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    5. 4. DATA & METHODOLOGY OF THE STUDY
    6. 5. EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSIONS
    7. 6. CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 2: Banks and People in the Development Process
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. CASE STUDY
    4. 3. SOME SALIENT FEATURES OF THE DATA USED AND METHODOLOGY
    5. 4. EMPIRICAL ANALYTICS OF THE DISPARATE SAVINGS BEHAVIOR
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ENDNOTES
  12. Chapter 3: A Resource-Based Approach to Mergers and Concentration of the Banking System in Mexico post Crisis 1994
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. BACKGROUND OF THE PROBLEM
    4. 3. STRUCTURAL WEAKNESSES OF THE MEXICAN BANKING SYSTEM
    5. 4. ANALYSIS OF MEXICAN BANKING SYSTEM: A RESOURCE-BASED THEORETICAL APPROACH
    6. 5. METHODS
    7. 6. BANK STRUCTURE AFTER CONCENTRATION
    8. 7. ANALYSIS OF RESULTS
    9. 8. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. APPENDIX
  13. Chapter 4: A Diagnosis of the Determinants of Dividend Payout Policy in India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
    4. 3. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
    5. 4. OBJECTIVE
    6. 5. DATA AND METHODOLOGY
    7. 6. EMPIRICAL RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS
    8. 7. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 5: Whistle-Blower Mechanism at Corporate Governance
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. METHODOLOGY
    4. 3. MECHANISM OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
    5. 4. WHISTLE-BLOWING MECHANISM
    6. 5. RISE AND FALL OF SATYAM COMPUTER SERVICES LTD.
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  15. Chapter 6: The Role of Performance Management Practices on Organizational Performance
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 7: Pro-Poor Development through Tourism in Economically Backward Tribal Region of Odisha, India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    3. OBJECTIVES
    4. METHODS
    5. SCHEDULED TRIBES OF INDIA
    6. TRIBAL POPULATION OF INDIA (STATE WISE PERCENTAGE)
    7. SCHEDULED AREAS IN ORISSA
    8. SCHEDULED TRIBES OF ORISSA
    9. MAJOR TRIBES OF ODISHA AND THEIR AREA
    10. TRIBAL TOURISM
    11. TRIBAL ECONOMY
    12. FINDINGS
    13. RECOMMENDATIONS
    14. CONCLUSION
    15. REFERENCES
  17. Chapter 8: Socio-Economic Impact of Rural Tourism
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. IMPORTANCE OF THE STUDY
    4. LITERATURE REVIEW
    5. FINDINGS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  18. Chapter 9: Investigation into Loan Default Problems in Infrastructure, Real Estate, and Constructions Sectors facing the New Generation Private Sector Banks in India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. BACKGROUND
    3. NATURE OF THE PROBLEM
    4. OBJECTIVES
    5. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE
    6. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
    7. THE CIRCUMSTANCES
    8. INTERNAL CREDIT RISK ASSESSMENT BY BANKS
    9. CONCEPTS AND MANAGEMENT OF CREDIT RISK AND CREDIT CONCENTRATION RISK
    10. MANAGEMENT OF CREDIT CONCENTRATION RISK
    11. CONCENTRATION IN THE INDIAN NEW GENERATION PRIVATE SECTOR BANKS’ CREDIT PORTFOLIO
    12. MEASUREMENT OF CREDIT RISK
    13. MEASUREMENT OF CREDIT CONCENTRATION RISK
    14. ABOUT RATING MIGRATION OF REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS, CONTRACTORS AND CONSULTANTS AND MIGRATION OF RATING
    15. CREDIT RISK AND BASEL NORMS
    16. THE ISSUE IN THE EXISTING NORMS OF MEASUREMENT OF CREDIT RISK
    17. IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    18. CONCLUSION
    19. REFERENCES
    20. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    21. ENDNOTES
  19. Chapter 10: Impact of NPAs on Bank Profitability
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. KINDS OF NPAS
    4. CATEGORIES OF NPAS
    5. IMPACT OF NPA
    6. FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO NPAS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. RECOMMENDATIONS
    9. REFERENCES
  20. Chapter 11: Stress Management in Educational Institutions
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. 3. DATA AND METHODOLOGY
    5. 4. ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION
    6. 5. RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. APPENDIX
  21. Chapter 12: Working Capital Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FINDINGS
    4. CONCLUSION
    5. REFERENCES
    6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  22. Chapter 13: International Portfolio Diversification Benefits among Developed and Emerging Markets within the Context of the Recent Global Financial Crisis
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. DATA
    6. EMPIRICAL RESULTS
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. ENDNOTES
  23. Chapter 14: Modern Risk Management Techniques in Banking Sector
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. WHAT IS RISK AND RISK MANAGEMENT?
    4. TYPES OF RISKS
    5. MODERN RISK MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. ENDNOTES
  24. Chapter 15: Linkage between Efficiency of Assets Management and Profitability in Selected Companies in Pharmaceutical Industry
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    4. 3. METHODOLOGY OF THE STUDY
    5. 4. FINDINGS OF THE STUDY
    6. 5. CONCLUDING REMARKS
    7. APPENDIX 1
    8. APPENDIX 2
  25. Chapter 16: Risk-Based Selection of Portfolio
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. THE MOTIVATION OF THE WORK
    4. 3. THE APPROACH AND DESIGN OF THE WORK
    5. 4. ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF THE FINDINGS
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  26. Chapter 17: Financial Statement Analysis under IFRS
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF CHAPTER
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. ENDNOTES
    12. APPENDIX 1
  27. Chapter 18: Measuring Service Quality of Commercial Banks in an Underdeveloped Economy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. MATERIALS AND METHODS
    4. 3. SERVICE QUALITY ANALYSIS
    5. 4. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  28. Chapter 19: Food Tour of India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTION
    4. CONCLUSION
    5. REFERENCES
    6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  29. Chapter 20: Analysis of Human Resource in India over Last Three Decades in the Perspective of Society, Inequality, and Poverty
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. INDIAN SOCIETY THROUGH THE AGES
    4. 3. GROWTH OF INEQUALITY IN SOCIETY AND ITS ROLE
    5. 4. POVERTY AND ITS INTERPRETATION AS IN INDIA
    6. 5. INEQUALITY AND POVERTY IN SOCIETY AND ITS EFFECT IN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  30. Chapter 21: Organisational Justice Perception
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHOD
    4. DISCUSSION
    5. REFERENCES
    6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  31. Chapter 22: Export Marketing Communications of Public Sector in Promoting Tourism Destination of a Greek Island
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. 3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    5. 4. RESULTS
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  32. Chapter 23: Gap Analysis and Infrastructure Requirement for Tourism Development in the State of West Bengal
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LITERATURE SURVEY
    4. 3. OBJECTIVES AND METHODOLOGY OF THE STUDY
    5. 4. ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION
    6. 5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS
    7. WILCOXON SIGNED TEST SAMPLES MODEL
    8. 6. FINDINGS OF THE STUDY
    9. 7. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  33. Chapter 24: Mutual Fund Performance and Investor's Perception
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND OF MUTUAL FUND
    4. 3. OBJECTIVES AND METHODOLOGY
    5. 4. DISCUSSION
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  34. Chapter 25: Efficiency of Liquidity Management in Indian Tyre Industry
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LITERATURE SURVEY
    4. 3. THE STUDY
    5. 4. ANALYSIS
    6. 5. LIQUIDITY-PROFITABILITY RELATIONSHIP
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINTIONS
    10. APPENDIX
  35. Chapter 26: Analysis of Clearing Process Infrastructure in HDFC and SBI
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CLEARING
    4. OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    5. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHOD
    6. ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION
    7. RECOMMENDATION
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
  36. Chapter 27: Overview of Venture Capital Avenues for Business Process Outsourcing Companies in India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. AIM OF THE PAPER
    4. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
    5. CONCEPT
    6. VENTURE CAPITAL-MEANING
    7. TYPES OF PRIVATE EQUITY & VENTURE CAPITAL
    8. VISION OF VENTURE CAPITAL
    9. CONCLUSION: APPROACHING NEW FRONTIERS IN PE/VC
    10. REFERENCES
  37. Chapter 28: Industrial Disputes in Sugar Industry
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
  38. Chapter 29: Managing Customer Knowledge in Service Economy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. DEFINITIONS: CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT, KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT, CUSTOMER KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
    4. 3. CRM, KM AND CKM: IDENTIFYING DIFFERENCES
    5. 4. IMPORTANCE OF CUSTOMER KNOWLEDGE IN BANKING SERVICES: CASE STUDIES OF
    6. 5. CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF CUSTOMER KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
    7. 6. DISCUSSIONS AND MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  39. Compilation of References
  40. About the Contributors