1st Edition

Perspectives in Finance and Digital Transformations in Business

    264 Pages 14 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge India

    This book looks at different perspectives on finance and the adoption of digital tools in business.

    The book discusses key issues of business organisation as well as its management focusing on practical and actionable guidance and innovative tools that offer insights into the formulation and implementation of effective strategies and solutions. It also highlights the need for new digital tools and strategies in different areas of business and management. It also throws light on how these tools may be applied in business analysis, strategy, risk assessment and management.  The book offers an overview of the application of new technologies in industry, banking, corporate and agriculture sectors among others with an eye to better performance, profitability and assessing financial risk and volatility. Ultimately it results in improving customer and employee experience.  

    Part of the Contemporary Management Practices series, this book will be useful to managers, researchers and students who are interested in business and financial strategy, social inclusion, e-business, social entrepreneurship, information management, finance and banking.

    Introduction. Part 1 Digital Transformation and Adoption in Business 1. E-Resources Adaptation: An Empirical Study during Pandemic 2. Digital Inclusion, Perceived Usefulness and Perceived Ease of Use in Online Learning: An Application of Technology Adoption Model 3. A Study to Identify Business Opportunities and Customer Preferences on Recycled Concrete Aggregates (RCA) 4. Role of Digital Lending in Serving Financially Excluded Individuals and Small Medium Businesses in India 5. Impact of Cloud Computing Service Quality on The People Working in Information Technology of Selected Industries in India 6. Internet of Things and its Impact on Personalization: A Tool for Customization in Business 7. An Exploratory Study on E Grocery Revolution in Kolkata 8. How Can AI-enabled HRM (Artificial Intelligence-enabled Human Resource Management) Help to Change the Future of Multi-Speciality Hospitals?: An Empirical Investigation in India 9. Role of Technology (Internet of Things) in Agricultural Sector: A Study about the Usage of Technology among Farmers in Bihar, India Part 2 Perspectives in Finance 10. Examining the Relationship between Macroeconomic Variables and Stock Market Performance: A Case of Bombay Stock Exchange 11. Sources and Challenges of Finance for MSMEs in Different Life Cycle Stages - A Study on MSME Firms of Kolkata District of West Bengal 12. A Study on Hedging Financial Risk by Corporate 13. Application of Constrained Markowitz Optimization Model in Indian Capital Market 14. Efficient Management of Bank Specific Factors to Curtail NPA of Scheduled Commercial Banks in India 15. Impact of Firm's Ownership Structure on Capital Structure: An empirical Study on the Select Large-Cap Auto-Ancillaries Companies in India 16. Human Resource CSR Disclosure Practices: An Influence on The Financial Performance of Indian Companies 17. A Study on the Role of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) To Promote Financial Inclusion In West Bengal 18. The Effect of Financial Leverage on Profitability and Value of Firms: An Empirical Investigation of Nifty-Fifty Constituent Firms in India 19. A Study on Performance of Funds under Scheme E(Equity) in National Pension System 20. Effect of M&A on Share Price Movements of Acquiring Firms: A Study in Light of The Companies Act 2013 21. An Empirical Study on the Behavior of Institutional Investors in Indian Stock Market During Covid-19 Pandemic 22. The Impact of Directional Indicators to predict the Stock Movement – An Empirical Study on RSI and ADX in the Indian Capital Market 23. A Study of Creating Financial Awareness in the State of Gujarat 24. EVATM and Traditional Performance Indicators: Evidence from NSE Listed Computer Companies in India 25. The Impact of Select Companies From Banking Sectoral Indices of NSE 26. Measurement of Financial Inclusion Index in Some Selected Asian Countries


    Satyajit Chakrabarti is the Director of Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata, India. He obtained his PhD in nanotechnology from the National Institute of Technology and a Master’s in computer science from the University of British Columbia. He is an avid philanthropist and social entrepreneur. He has published extensively in the fields of artificial intelligence, IOT and data science and has many patents filed in various fields of technology. His special expertise includes management consulting, strategic management, technology applications, and problem- solving using innovation and innovative technologies.

    Saikat Chakrabarti is an Associate Professor in the Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata, West Bengal. He has a PhD. in management. He has published extensively on psychological contract, human resource planning, cross cultural training and out bound training. He has also published chapters in the international case study book “ET-Cases” and several other books. He is the editor of two books and has more than 17 years of experience (both in industry and in educational institutions).

    Amit Kumar Bhandari is an Associate Professor of Economics at Rishi Bankim Chandra Evening College and a Research Fellow at IZA in Bonn. He holds a PhD. in economics from the University of Kalyani and has previously served as a Lecturer in economics at the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management. He has a rich publication record, with research interests in labour economics, education, health behaviors, inequality, and public economics. He has also demonstrated his leadership and project management skills by serving as a Project Director for multiple government-funded research projects.

    Dipak Saha is currently Professor of Marketing at the Department of Management, Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata, India, and has over 19 years of corporate and academic experience. He obtained his PhD from the University of North Bengal. He has published several articles in reputed and renowned scholarly journals. He is the co-author of the textbook, Marketing: A Conceptual Framework. He is a consultant and trainer in the field of Critical Thinking @Workplace and Strategic Management Decisions. He is the recipient of the Academic Excellence Award 2020 from the Academy of Management Professionals, India. His areas of interest are marketing analytics, consumer behaviour and brand management.

    Rabin Mazumder is a professor of Economics and Head of the Department of Management, Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata, India. He has a PhD in business management from the University of Calcutta. He has around 20 years of academic experience. His research papers have appeared in reputed journals. His book chapters have been published in various publications. He also authored two books on economics at the secondary and undergraduate levels. His areas of interest are development economics, consumer behaviour and brand management.