Dr. Shalini Srivastava
Mr. Deepankar Chakrabarti
We are pleased to present before you second and final issue of sixth volume of our journal "Jaipuria International Journal of Management Research" for the period of July to December 2020.
It is a matter of immense satisfaction that we are being able to bring out this issue well in time in spite of unprecedented pandemic spread across globe and still continuing. All credit goes to our contributors who had not taken these tough times as a crisis but as an opportunity to study and develop some useful research output and sent to us for publication consideration in the journal. We are happy to report that we have been able to maintain punctuality in publication of our issues during these last six years' journey.
Current issue of the journal contains nine research papers, a case study and a book review.
First paper entitled "Astudy of factors influencing the selection of specialization by MBAstudents with reference to B-schools in tier 2 & 3 cities" highlights that seniors' advice and placement records are two key reasons for choosing a particular specialization by MBA students.
Second paper on "A comparative study of the perception of clients and service providers in the areas of service recovery in human capital market" identifies the probable impact of Relationship Quality on various service quality parameters and thereby on perceived service quality of the customers in the context of HR services.
Next paper "Issues and challenges of gender equality for women in Indian male dominated society" identifies economic, social, cultural and legal biases as challenges for policy makers for bringing gender equality in society.
Fourth paper titled "Smart cities mission in India - great cry little wool?" is a critical study of identifying and developing 100 smart cities in India by Government of India and reflects upon the success and outcome of this initiative.
Fifth paper titled "Environmental accounting: one dimension of sustainable development" explores the concept of environmental accounting, benefits, forms of environmental accounting, classification of environmental costs and put forwards some useful suggestions for its impact on sustainable development.
Editorial Jitender Sharma Deepankar Chakrabarti Jaipuria International Journal of Management Research (July - December 2020), 6(02), 02 Next paper "Management of Indian school education system - a select review of literature" is a literature review study.
Seventh paper titled "Study on trade pattern between Central Asian countries and India" discusses the share of Central Asian countries (CAC) in India's trade basket and also the nature of products traded between India and five countries of CAC.
Next paper titled "The future of supply chain - data logging via Internet of Things (IoT)" focusses on the next wave in supply chain i.e. data logging and why it is required in today's context.
Ninth paper titled "Revalidating Phillips curve in Indian context" looks at empirical association of Inflation and unemployment by validating the proposition of the Phillips curve in the Indian scenario.
Case study titled "Blockade: an opportunity to enhance international relations - case of Qatar" deals how international relations work and how the blockade of Qatar by neighboring countries gave a chance to Qatar to develop new ties with other countries and improve its international relations.
This issue also contains a book review of the title "Customers Relationship Management: Concept, Strategy, and Tools by V. Kumar and Werner Reinartz" which is a good and comprehensive new text in the CRM area.
We are quite hopeful that our readers will find contents of the present issue quite relevant, recent and addressing some of the current problems.
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