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Publication date: 14 August 2017

Satyendra C. Pandey and Pinaki Nandan Pattnaik

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Strategic HR Review, vol. 16 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1475-4398

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Publication date: 28 March 2018

Satyendra C. Pandey, Pinaki Nandan Pattnaik and Praveen M.

This paper describes the action learning experiment by the name Follow a Founder of a leading university in India. The purpose of the paper is to reflect on the key…

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This paper describes the action learning experiment by the name Follow a Founder of a leading university in India. The purpose of the paper is to reflect on the key takeaways that can be drawn from such an action learning experiment.

Design/methodology/approach

This paper is based on a case study, authors’ experience of leading and conceptualizing the program coupled with interviews of multiple stakeholders, which formed the sources of data.

Findings

The paper suggests the possibility of implementing such a program at other business schools and universities, provided there is a clear mapping of tasks and objectives and learners are given exposure to real time workplace scenarios.

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The paper describes a one of its kind experiment at an Indian university when it comes to applying action learning in a taught program.

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Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal, vol. 32 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1477-7282

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Publication date: 20 November 2017

Swati Panda and Satyendra C. Pandey

The purpose of the paper is to explore various motivations that influence college students to spend more time binge watching and the subsequent gratifications. Video…

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The purpose of the paper is to explore various motivations that influence college students to spend more time binge watching and the subsequent gratifications. Video streaming websites such as Netflix and Amazon Video have changed the viewing habits of consumers. Viewers have more control and can enjoy on-demand content as per their convenience. This has resulted in viewers watching multiple episodes of television shows in a compressed time frame – a phenomenon termed as binge watching. College students engage in binge watching because of the various gratifications that it promises. This paper investigates the various triggers and consequences of binge watching.

Design/methodology/approach

Data were collected through a mixed method approach. The first stage involved qualitative interviews and focused group discussions with college students to understand the phenomenon of binge watching. The second stage involved administering a questionnaire to address our research question.

Findings

Findings indicate that social interaction, escape from reality, easy accessibility to TV content and advertising motivate college students to spend more time binge watching. If students are negatively gratified after binge watching, then they intend to spend more time doing it.

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The findings have important implications on the overall wellbeing of college students and strategic implications for video streaming companies.

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Young Consumers, vol. 18 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1747-3616

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Publication date: 13 November 2017

Satyendra C. Pandey

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Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal, vol. 12 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1746-5648

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Publication date: 12 December 2017

Satyendra C. Pandey, Andrew Dutta and Amar KJR Nayak

The aim of this paper is to understand the role of organizational capabilities in knowledge management (KM) success pattern and how KM initiatives can be designed for…

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The aim of this paper is to understand the role of organizational capabilities in knowledge management (KM) success pattern and how KM initiatives can be designed for organizational success.

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The authors adopted a qualitative, descriptive case study research design to study the complex contextual issue of organizational capabilities and its role in KM success of information technology companies.

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Findings of the study indicate that success of KM is not only bound by its processes but also by key infrastructure which can either promote or inhibit KM. To realize KM success, infrastructure capabilities have to be supported by knowledge process capabilities and vice versa.

Research limitations/implications

Future research can continue to examine organizational capabilities from the perspective of teams or business units in contrast to the organization.

Originality/value

This paper adds valuable empirical insights from Indian standpoint to the existing KM literature concerning preconditions of success and failure of KM initiatives in companies.

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Strategic HR Review, vol. 15 no. 1
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ISSN: 1475-4398

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Publication date: 11 September 2017

Pinaki Nandan Pattnaik and Satyendra C. Pandey

This paper aims at exploring the role of legislations in university startups.

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This paper aims at exploring the role of legislations in university startups.

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Systematic review of legislations in three countries, namely, the USA, Japan and India, has been carried out to assimilate the role of special legislations in university startups.

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The findings of the study reveal the important role that legislations can play in bringing out more university startups. Legislations not only protect the interest of the founder but also provide a cushion to explore further opportunities.

Research limitations/implications

The implications for the makers of the legislations and policies start with the understanding that conducive legislations can help the founders to take up the challenge of starting a commercial entity out of research output.

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The study adds to the limited literature connecting university startups and legislations.

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International Journal of Law and Management, vol. 59 no. 5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1754-243X

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Publication date: 4 February 2019

Swati Panda, Satyendra C. Pandey, Andrea Bennett and Xiaoguang Tian

Given the competitive landscape in the higher education setting, it is important that universities adopt strategies that create competitive advantage for them…

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Given the competitive landscape in the higher education setting, it is important that universities adopt strategies that create competitive advantage for them. Universities must leverage their resources efficiently to address this goal. Creating a positive brand image is one such strategy. The purpose of this paper is to conceptualize university brand image as its heritage, service quality and trustworthiness and investigate their relationship with student’s satisfaction. It also investigates the role of university reputation as a mediating variable.

Design/methodology/approach

Data were collected through a mixed method approach. The first stage involved qualitative interviews and focused group discussions with students to understand the factors responsible for student satisfaction with their respective universities. The second stage involved administering a survey questionnaire in two geographies – the USA and India to investigate the hypothesized relationship. The authors use regression analyses to test these relationships.

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Findings indicate that a distinct brand image plays an important role in students’ level of satisfaction across both the USA and India. Service quality has a greater impact on student satisfaction levels across both contexts (as compared to university heritage and trustworthiness). The authors also find a positive mediating effect of university reputation in the relationship between university brand image and student satisfaction levels.

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The current research contributes to the services marketing literature in the university context. It offers a framework for decision making in universities. It suggests that universities must work toward developing their brand image by focusing on its three dimensions – heritage, trustworthiness and service quality.

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International Journal of Educational Management, vol. 33 no. 2
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0951-354X

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Publication date: 12 March 2018

Pinaki Nandan Pattnaik, Satyendra C. Pandey and Mahendra Kumar Shukla

The purpose of this study is to identify and develop an understanding of various success factors in implementing an efficient court management system by the court managers…

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The purpose of this study is to identify and develop an understanding of various success factors in implementing an efficient court management system by the court managers employed at the trial courts and high courts in India. Court management implies using a professional approach using managerial tools and techniques in managing courts.

Design/methodology/approach

This study is based on a case study with two Indian states demonstrating efficiency in judicial operation with the adoption of court management techniques. Semi-structured interviews with the court registry, court managers, document studies, court visits, along with observation are the main data sources.

Findings

It was observed that managerial practices of job autonomy, regular feedback, clear job expectations and support from the supervisor/reporting officer act as critical success factors for court management efficiency.

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This paper adds empirical insight from the Indian viewpoint on existing literature concerning management of courts.

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International Journal of Law and Management, vol. 60 no. 2
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1754-243X

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Publication date: 2 July 2018

Pinaki Nandan Pattnaik, Satyendra C. Pandey and Faizan Mustafa

The purpose of this paper is to share the experience of Centre for Management Studies, NALSAR University of Law in developing the new MBA programme in Court Administration…

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Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to share the experience of Centre for Management Studies, NALSAR University of Law in developing the new MBA programme in Court Administration and Management.

Design/methodology/approach

This paper describes the urgent need of skilled managers for court management and administration in an Indian context. The identification of the gap in skilled manpower and the availability of a structured learning platform at a master’s level is also discussed in the paper. In addition, the detailed process that the university adopted in developing the programme objectives, structure and curriculum is also explained.

Findings

Educational innovations are rare. This programme is one-of-its-kind in India. NALSAR University of Law introduced this programme after a rigorous screening and evaluation process. This paper highlights the importance of proper planning and execution in introducing innovative programmes. The paper also highlights the acceptance that the programme received from all stakeholders due to its relevance and diligent planning.

Practical implications

This paper makes an attempt to provide the detailed workflow that any university should undertake prior to launching any programme. The importance of identifying relevant stakeholders, the process of developing a programme, curating and conducting the process for best outcomes, with an emphasis on the contribution that a university can make is discussed in detail.

Originality/value

MBA in Court Administration and Management offered by NALSAR University of Law is unique as similar programmes are not offered by any other university in India. Thus, this paper is a novel contribution in highlighting the development and launch of the programme in Asia.

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Quality Assurance in Education, vol. 26 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0968-4883

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