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Detailed Day wise Programme for Glogift 2013


Thirteenth Global Conference on Flexible Systems Management
December, 13 – 15, 2013
Venue: Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India
Theme: Managing Flexibility: People, Process and Technology
Annual Conference of
Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management

You can download the complete brochure from GLOGIFT 2013

Venue: Auditorium, Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi, Vishwakarma Bhawan, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg , New Delhi – 110 016, India

Session-wise Program

DAY I – December 13, 2013 (Friday)

09:00 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 11:00 Inaugural Session, Lighting the Lamp

Welcome Address by: Conference Chairman

Prof. Kanika T. Bhal, Head Dept. of Management Studies, IIT Delhi

Presidential Address by: Brig (Dr.) R. C. Pathak, President, GIFT

Keynote Address by the Chief Guest : Dr. Rashmi Jain, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey

Vote of Thanks by: Dr. S. P. Singh , Conference Convener, Organizing Committee, Dept. of Management Studies, IIT Delhi

11:30 – 12:30 Plenary Session: I

Plenary Session Speaker

Dr. Aditya Saharia, Graduate School of Business Administration, New York 

Prof. Takao Fujiwara, Professor of Business Administration ,Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan

Session Chair: Dr. Shyam Sethi Consultant and Life Time Associate,Whirlpool Corporation

13:30 – 14:40 Technical Session: 1-A

Theme I: Strategic and Organizational Flexibility

Session Chair

SF3 Strategic Flexibility and its Leveraging Effects on Technological Exploitation

R.C. Pathak, Rajesh Pathak and Sumati Sidharth

MM1 Managing Flexibility: Developing a Framework of a Flexibility Maturity Model


SF6 Assessment of Elements of Flowing Stream Strategy Crystal: A Study in the Context of Telecom Service Sector in India


SF2 Managing Continuity with Change: Identifying the Discriminating Features of High Performing E-Government Projects in India

Saboohi Nasim

13:30 – 14:40 Technical Session 1-B

Theme IV: Information System and Process Flexibility

Session Chair

IS2 Information Security Management: SAP-LAP Analysis of Cases from India

Abhishek Narain Singh, M P Gupta and Amitabh Ojha

IS3 Role of Manufacturing Informatics in Augmenting the Flexibility in Future Manufacturing – A Review

Jaspreet Singh Randhawa, Shallu Randhawa and Amanpreet Singh Sethi

PR1 Analyzing the Interrelationships between the Enablers of Process Flexibility in Logistics Industry – An ISM Approach

Sarma PRS and Pramod VR

PR2 Business Process Re-Engineering Special Reference to Banking Industry

Sanjeev Kumar, Sushma Rani and K Mishra

13:30 – 14:40 Technical Session 1-C

Theme VII: Flexibility in Performance Management and Global Competitiveness

Session Chair

PM2 Efficiency, Effectiveness and Sustainability: Basis of Competition and Cooperation Amar KJR Nayak

GC1 IITs and Industrial Competitiveness: Findings from Benchmarking and Problem Structuring

Kirankumar S. Momaya, Pranusha Manthri, Ankur Basumatari and Sudhir Mittal

GC2 Exploring the Role of IITs for Industrial Competitiveness: Findings from an Attempt at Systematic Review of Literature

Ankur Basumatary and Kirankumar S. Momaya

GC3 Export Competitiveness of Pharmaceuticals Industries: A Case Study of a Leading Indian Firm

Aman Shah and Prabhakar Singh

14:50 – 16:00 Technical Session 2-A

Theme II: People Flexibility

Session Chair

PF9 Organizational Network Resources enhancing Advancement of Women Executives: A Study of Women in Call Centres in India

Monica Verma, Kanika T. Bhal and Prem Vrat

PF2 Teen Internet Connoisseur: Influence on Family Purchase Decision

Rashmi Singh and J.K. Nayak

PF3 Managing Diversity in Complex ICT Project Environments A Practitioners’ Perspective

Mag.(FH) Christina Böhm

PF8. Role Clarity in India: Examining the Psychometric Properties of Role Ambiguity: Role Clarity Questionnaire

Mohit Yadav and S. Rangnekar

14:50 – 16:00 Technical Session 2-B

Theme V: Flexible Supply Chains

Session Chair

SC2 Developing a Sustainable Supply Chain Strategy for Small and Medium Enterprises for Increased Value Creation

Sumanta Bandyopadhyay and Saboohi Nasim

SC5 Flexible Strategic Framework for Managing Forces of Continuity and Change in Supply Chain – A study of Household Appliance Industry in India

V.K. Gupta

SC11 Green Supplier Selection towards Sustainability in Indian Automobile Industry

Sunil Luthra, Dixit Garg and Abid Haleem

SC16 Incentives for Information Sharing in Collaborative Supply Chains

Aditya Saharia

14:50 – 16:00 Technical Session 2-C

Theme VI: Flexible Operations and Manufacturing Management

Session Chair

OM1 A Flexible Integrated Model for Lot-Sizing Problem Embedded with Supplier and Carrier Selection under Carbon Emission Trading

Harpreet Kaur, S.P. Singh and NileshR. Ware

OM2 Discrete-Event Simulation: An Effective Tool to Evaluate Flexibility in Manufacturing Systems

Mohammed Ali

OM5 A Comparative Study of Lean Manufacturing Application

Ritu Mehar and A.C. Shukla

OM7 Flexibility Measures for Evaluation of Virtual Cellular Systems

B.V. Chowdary

OM4 Integration of Just in Time and Total Quality Management with Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing Industries

Mohd Javaid, Abid Haleem and Mukesh Kumar

16:30 – 17:45 Technical Session 3-A

Theme VIII: Flexibility in Technology and Innovation Management

Session Chair

IM9 The Importance of Various Research Facilities and their Availability at Indian Premier Technical Academic Institutions: Survey Findings

B. Koteswara Rao Naik

IM7 An Innovative Approach for Time Study in Information Technology Reliant Environments


IM1 The Influence of Patent Policy on the Innovation Strategy of Internal R&D and External Technology Acquisition by Indian Firms

Ruchi Sharma and Sunil Kumar

FT1 The Key Role of a Firm’s Technology Flexibility in its Strategic Renewal – Evidential Support from Businesses across Industries

S. Balasubrahmanyam

16:30 – 17:45 Technical Session 3-B

Theme IX: Financial Flexibility and Risk Management

Session Chair

MA1 Emotional Balancing and Change Outcomes during Post Merger Integration: A Case Study of Hindalco- Novelis

Zeba Naz and Saboohi Nasim

MA3 Leveraged Recapitalisation through Instinctive Immunization of Debt Redemption – A study on Indian Leveraged Buyouts

P.Baba Gnanakumar

MA4 Merger Consequences: A Case of Indian Civil Aviation

Jayanta Kumar Mohapatra, Manish Yadav and Neha Sukla

MA5 Corporate Governance Practices of Acquirers in India: A Survey

Neelam Rani, Surendra S Yadav and P K Jain

16:30 – 17:45 Technical Session 3-C

Theme X: Marketing and Services Flexibility

Session Chair

MF1 Marketing Flexibility: A Key Strategy for Growth

Kumar Shalender and Nripendra Singh

MF3 Development of Enhanced Marketing Flexibility by Optimally Allocating Sales Campaign Days over a Given Period for Maximizing the Expected Total Sales

Nora Sharkasi, Ushio Sumita and Jun Yoshii

MF4 Managing Demand Variability at Customer Level in a FMCG Company

Meenakshi Kumari, Ashok K Pundir and L Ganapathy

MF5 Unconscious Marketing and the Common man as a Brand Ambassador

Arka Roy, Kabita Banerjee and Sumer Singh

DAY II – December 14, 2013 (Saturday)

10:00 – 11:00 Plenary Session: II

Plenary Session Speaker

Prof. Nirmal Pal, Director of India Initiatives, Penn State Global Programs,Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Sarita Nagpal Deputy Director General, Confederation of Indian Industry, Gurgaon (Haryana)

Session Chair:

11:30 – 12:40 Technical Session 4-A

Theme I: Strategic and Organizational Flexibility

Session Chair

OF2 Flexibility as the Antecedent of Work Family Enrichment

Mansi Rastogi, Santosh Rangnekar and Renu Rastogi

OF3 Role of Organizational Flexibility in Enhancing Sustainable Green Management Practices: A Study in Emerging Market Context

Broto Rauth Bhardwaj and Vandana (Ann) Mangal

OF1 Innovation and Flexibility: Two Pillars for High Organizational Vitality

Sumant Kumar Bishwas

SF7 The Impact of a Firm’s Business Model Flexibility on its Strategic Renewal – Empirical Evidence from Businesses across Industries

S. Balasubrahmanyam

11:30 – 12:40 Technical Session 4-B

Theme IX: Financial Flexibility and Risk Management

Session Chair: Prof. P. K. Jain,

FF1 Valuing Flexibility Cost for Construction Projects

Rashmi Shahu, Ashok K. Pundir and L. Ganapathy

FF3 Financial Flexibility and Risk Management in Indian Banking Industry

Soniya Singh

FF4 Measures of Financial Risk: A Critical Analysis

Savita and A. Ramesh

MA2 What Makes Mergers and Acquisitions Work? An Organizational Identity Perspective

Mahendra Joshi, Paul Mudde and Carol Sanchez

11:30 – 12:40 Technical Session 4-C

Theme VI: Flexible Operations and Manufacturing Management

Session Chair

MF2 Development of Marketing Flexibility for e-Commerce by Assessing Impact of Mobile Devices on Sales with Multiple Classes of Customers

Jun Yoshii and Ushio Sumita

SM4 Best Practices: For Being a Role Model Engineering Institution

VP Gosavi

MS1 Appropriate Social Media Strategies: An Analysis of Indian Businesses

P. Vigneswara Ilavarasan, Ashish Rathore and Sumit Kumar

MF7 Flexibility in Marketing

Chaudhry H and Chauhan A

13:30 – 14:40 Technical Session 5-A

Theme II: People Flexibility

Session Chair

PF6 Cultural Intelligence among International Students Studying at Europe

Amitabh DeoKodwani

PF10 Exploring the In-Flexible Antecedents of Entrepreneurs and its Association with the Competence

Babita Bhati and Sharadindu Pandey

PF1 Role Efficacy and Managerial Flexibility: Examining Moderating Functions of Demographic Factors

Umesh Bamel, Renu Rastogi, Santosh Rangnekar and Shyam Narayan

PF4 Leadership Competencies in Small and Medium Industries (SME) in India: An Empirical Survey of SME Leaders

Chitra Duvedi and Saboohi Nasim

13:30 – 14:40 Technical Session 5-B

Theme V: Flexible Supply Chains

Session Chair

SC7 Flexible Decision Modeling for Evaluating Green Supply Chain Risks Using Fuzzy AHP Methodology

Sachin Kr Mangla, Pradeep Kumar and Mukesh Kumar Barua

SC13 Coordination in Humanitarian Supply Chain Management: Modeling the Barriers

Gaurav Kabra and A. Ramesh

SC4 Backward the New Way Forward: A Case for Reverse Logistics

Lijo John, Gopalkrishnan Narayanamurthy and A. Ramesh

SC9 Modeling of Supply Chain Coordination Enablers in Flexible Environment

Dhanya Jothimani, Ravi Shankar and Surendra S. Yadav

13:30 – 14:40 Technical Session 5-C

Theme VI: Flexible Operations and Manufacturing Management

Session Chair

OM11 Flexibility Enabled Makespan Reduction of a Discrete Part Manufacturing System: A Simulation Study

Mohd. Shaaban Hussain and Mohammad Ali

OM12 Optimal Ordering Policy for Weibull Deteriorating Items of Price Sensitive Demand and Linear Holding Cost under Inflationary Environment

Chandra Prakash, M.K. Barua and Vinayak Vishwakarma

OM10 Effect of AGV Fleet Size and Manufacturing Flexibility on the Performance of FMS

Irfan Haider, Mohammed Ali and Rafid Suhail

OM3 Drivers and Sources of Manufacturing Systems Flexibility: A Qualitative Study and Scale Development

Ruchi Mishra, Ashok K Pundir and L Ganapathy

OM8 Real Time Selection of Alternative Routes in FMS: A Conceptual Model

Rajeev Kumar and M. N. Mishra

14:50 – 16:00 Technical Session 6-A

Theme III: HR Systems Flexibility

Session Chair

HR1 Augmenting the Human Capital Management Practices for Creating High Performance Work Systems: Implications on Employees’ Positive Behavioral Outcomes

PrincyVij and Manisha Sharma

HR4 Role of Strategic Human Resource Management in Enhancing the Flexibility in Manufacturing Firms– A Review

Shallu Randhawa, Jaspreet Singh Randhawa and Amanpreet Singh Sethi

HR6 Flexibility in Interviewing: Mechanism to Overcome the Impression Management Bias in Selection Process

Archana Thulaseedharan, Anil G S and Vinith Kumar Nair

HR7 Towards Labour Flexibility in India

Abdul Gani

14:50 – 16:00 Technical Session 6-B

Theme VII: Flexibility in Performance Management and Global Competitiveness

Session Chair

GB1 Change and Continuity in the Internationalization Strategy Literature

Neelam Rani, Surendra S Yada and P K Jain

PM1 A Framework of Performance Excellence through Competency Mapping

R.C. Pathak and Sumati Sidharth

GC4 National Technological Competitiveness: A Framework Conceptualization through Literature Review

Sudhir Kumar Mittal, Kirankumar Momaya and Sushil

IS7 Adoption of ICT by MSME for Improving Performance: Myth or Reality

Ankur, Pradeep K. Suri and Manoj K. Sharma

14:50 – 16:00 Technical Session 6-C

Theme VIII: Flexibility in Technology and Innovation Management

Session Chair

IM3 R&D Continuity of Biotech Start-ups in Financial Crisis

Takao Fujiwara

IM5 Criteria for Evaluating Innovative Fly Ash Applications

M. I. M. Loya, and A. M. Rawani

IM6 Applying Stakeholder Engagement Methodology in the Context of Innovation Management with the Aid of a Case Illustration

Anuradha Alladi, Ravi Shankar Pillutla and Sreenivasa Divi

IM2 Flexibility in Managing and Fostering Innovation in a Hi-Tech Firm

Arnab Mitra

16:30 – 17:45 Technical Session 7-A

Theme X: Marketing and Services Flexibility

Session Chair

SM1 Automated Teller Machines in India: A Literature Review from Key Stakeholders Perspectives

Jyotiranjan Hota, Saboohi Nasim and Sasmita Mishra

SM3 Strategic Framework for Managing Forces of Continuity and Change: A Study of Service Industry in India

V.K. Gupta

MF6 Impact of Marketing Flexibility on Customers’ Retail Format Choice Decisions in Apparel Retail

Sudha Vemaraju

MF8 Marketing Flexibility

Anshul Yadav and Mahim Sagar

16:30 – 17:45 Technical Session 7-B

Theme IV: Information System and Process Flexibility

Session Chair

IS4 Exploring the Complex Interface between IT Professional and HR: Building Flexibility Applying Cybernetic Concepts

Supriya Kummamuru and P.N. Murthy

KM4 Toward Designing A Flexibility Based Knowledge Management Model

Himanshu Dutt

KM1 Relationship between Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning – A case study of a Private University

Viqar Ali Baig, Javaid Akhter and Suparno Ghosh

KM2 DISEASE: A Methodology for Measurement and Evaluation of KM Effectiveness

Bhaskar Basu

KM3 Efficiency of Knowledge Activities in Learning Organization

Anjali Rai and Venkata Rao

16:30 – 17:45 Technical Session 7-C

Theme VIII: Flexibility in Technology and Innovation Management

Session Chair

FT2 Technological Leadership and Some Thought Process on e-Evaluation of Transfer of Technology

RC Pathak and Rajesh Pathak

IM8 A Study of Technological Innovation Performance: Empirical Analysis of South Indian Manufacturing Industries

B. Koteswara Rao Naik

IM4 Flexibility in Technology Management with Performance and user Sectors Perspective of Fly Ash

Aarti Singh

IS1 Strategic Insights into E-Governance Planning and Implementation- A Study Based on Multiple Projects of Delhi Development Authority

J.K. Pandey and P.K. Suri

DAY III – December15, 2013 (Sunday)

9:30 – 10:45 Plenary Session: III

Plenary Session Speaker

Prof. Ushio Sumita Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Amit Chatterjee

ASQ India

Session Chair:

11:30 – 12:40 Technical Session 8-A

Theme I: Strategic and Organizational Flexibility

Session Chair

SF5 Examining Comprehensiveness of Strategy Formulation and E-governance Performance


SF1 Act for Effective Strategy Execution: Mediating Role of Adapt

Amit Kumar Srivastava

SF8 The WHY of Strategy & Structure In India: Study of Biggest 100 Firms

Rajesh K Pillania

SF4 Strategic Framework for Managing Forces of Continuity and Change in Pharmaceutical Industry

Huma Iqbal and Saboohi Nasim

11:30 – 12:40 Technical Session 8-B

Theme V: Flexible Supply Chains

Session Chair

SC14 A Flexible Decision Approach for Procurement Outsourcing Using SAP-LAP Approach

Parikshit Charan, Jitendra Madaan and Reeturaj Mishra

SC3 Strategies for Evaluating Performance of Flexibility in Product Recovery System

Jitendra Madaan

SC8 Flexibility in Transportation Management Strategy for Improved Efficiency: An Indian Soft Drink Industry Perspective

Kamal Karnatak and Sarma PRS

SC10 Creating Value through Flexibility in Supply Chain risk Management

Vinayak Vishwakarma and VedPrakash Vishwakarma

11:30 – 12:40 Technical Session 8-C

Theme II: People Flexibility

Session Chair

PF7 Behavioural Flexibility: Impact of Organizational & Leader’s Machiavellianism on Upward Impression Management Tactics by Subordinates for Good Performance Rating

Priyanka Jaiswal and Kanika T. Bhal

PF5 Rethinking Leadership with followership for Corporate Excellence- A New Architectural Framework

R.C. Pathak and Rajesh Pathak

HR5 Impact of Congruence and its Flexibility on Subordinate Performance and Promotability

Megha Gupta and Kanika T. Bhal

PF11 Developing Flexible Leaders Flexibly

Gautam Pant and Shuchi Sinha

12:40 – 1:50 Technical Session 9-A

Theme X: Marketing and Services Flexibility

Session Chair

SA1 Managing Flexibility for Improved Performance-The Role of Human Capabilities and Technological Capabilities in Retail Organizations

Amit Adlakha

SA3 Metric Development Using Flexible Group Decision Making Process

Abhay Bhadani, Ravi Shankar and D. Vijay Rao

SA2 Sustainable Tourism Development in India: Analyzing the Role of Stakeholders

Ali Mamhoori and Saboohi Nasim

SM2 Service Sectors Strategic Diversification Leads to Technology Integration among Other Stakeholders A Study of Tourism/Banking/Insurance

G.V.R Sastry

12:40 – 1:50 Technical Session 9-B

Theme V: Flexible Supply Chain

Session Chair

SC15 Antecedents of Supply Chain Skills Gap and their Contextual Relationship using ISM Modeling and MICMAC Analysis

Shivali Srivastava and Rameshwar Dubey

SC6 Flexible Supplier Selection: An Integrated Approach

Nilesh R. Ware, S.P. Singh and D.K. Banwet

SC12 An Analysis of Barriers in Implementation of Flexible Intermodal Freight Transportation in Supply Chain

Arun Kumar Purohit and Ravi Shankar

IS5 Exploring Flexibility Levels in IT Industries by Analysis of Interaction among Various Organizational Processes, Organizational Forces and Environmental Factors.

Sanjai Kumar Shukla