South Asian Journal of Management

South Asian Journal of Management is a scholarly journal publishing research papers, interviews with business leaders, and bank reviews.

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 4, October-December

Air Deccan: Revolutionizing the Indian Skies
Civil Aviation in India, since its inception, has been a mode of transport mainly for the elite, and it implies that it is within the means of affordability of less than 1% of the population only. The launch of Air Deccan in the last two years has changed...
Best HRM Practices and Employees' Psychological Outcomes: A Study of Shipping Companies in Cyprus
Using the theoretical framework of Guest and Conway (1997), this paper aims to establish the applicability and impact of 'Best Human Resource Management Practices' (BHRMP) on employees' attitudes and behaviors. The research used a questionnaire survey...
Brand Extensions in Consumer Non-Durables, Durables and Services: A Comparative Study
Organizations frequently follow brand extension strategies to launch new products. This paper investigates the impact of perceived quality, similarity, consumer knowledge of extended category and consumer innovativeness on the success of brand extensions...
Consumer Preference towards the Sellers of Ready-Made Food Items
In recent years the market for readymade food items in India is showing a consistent growth and this has resulted in the entry of many multinationals in the Indian market. This development is likely to pose a big problem to Indian entrepreneurs in terms...
Designing and Managing a Research Project: A Business Student's Guide
Designing and Managing a Research Project: A Business Student's Guideby Michael J Polonski and David S WallerEdition: 2005; Publisher: Response/Sage, New Delhi; Pages: 232Research inputs in Management curriculum are gaining a lot of momentum these days....
Made in China-What Western Managers Can Learn from Trailblazing Chinese Entrepreneurs
Made in China-What Western Managers can Learn from Trailblazing Chinese Entrepreneurs By Donald N Sull with Yang Wang Edition 2005; Publisher: Harvard Business School Press; Price: US$35; PP. xiii + 231As a country, China has always preferred to operate...
Performance of Indian Commercial Banks (1995-2002)
This article investigates the efficiency and productivity in a sample of Indian commercial banks over the period 1995-2002. We measure efficiency using the data envelopment analysis technique and productivity change using Malmquist productivity index....
Relating NGO Work and Management with Macro Situations
Relating NGO Work and Management with Macro Situations By Zafar Iqbal Qureshi (Ed) Edition 2005; Publisher: Managing NGOs in Developing Countries; Oxford University Press, Oxford, Karachi; Price: Pk Rs. 250/-; Pages: Vol. 1 (PP vii + 271), Vol II (PP...
Trade Openness and Economic Growth: Search for a Causal Relationship
This paper examines whether openness to international trade plays any role in reducing poverty in Bangladesh through its impact on economic growth. First, the paper examines the causal relationship between trade openness and economic growth and then...