Home
Research Papers

Research Papers

Lessons of Reforms of the Telecom Sector

Author :-    Prof Rekha Jain and Prof G Raghuram, IIMA

Abstract :-    The telecommunications sector has emerged as one of the key sectors that have put the Indian economy on a revival path. Proactive policies such as opening up the sector to private players and competition, unbundling the policy, regulatory [...]

Publication Details :  IIMA Working Paper No. 2015-03-22, March 2015 [...]

View More


Business Model Innovations for Information and Communications Technology-Based Services for Low-Income Segments in Emerging Economies

Author :-    Prof Rekha Jain, IIMA

Abstract :-    Although proliferation of mobile services in emerging economies like India has made it possible to provide a variety of services such as banking, health, education etc., to low income segments (LIS) through mobiles, it is challenging to d [...]

Publication Details :  Published in the Journal of Global Information Technology Management, Volume 1 [...]

View More


The Net and the Internet: The Indian Perspective

Author :-    Prof Rekha Jain, IIMA

Publication Details :  A chapter written for an upcoming book ‘The Net and the Internet: Emerging M [...]

View More


The Indian Broadband Plan: A Review and Implications for Theory

Author :-    Prof Rekha Jain, IIMA

Abstract :-    Given the benefits of ubiquitous broadband deployment and availability that include economic growth, participation in the Internet economy and increased competitiveness, several countries have launched major national initiatives to accele [...]

Publication Details :  Published in the Journal of Telecommunications Policy, Volume 38, Issue 3, Apr [...]

View More


Degree of Openness and Project Performance: A Multi-Country Empirical Assessment of Information Technology (IT) Innovation Projects

Author :-    Mr Sudeep K. Krishnan, Prof Rekha Jain and Prof Rakesh Basant,IIMA

Abstract :-    Open innovation is a paradigm that is based on the concept of availability of abundant knowledge outside the boundaries of organizations. This study identified the influence of degree of openness, strength of appropriability regime, and p [...]

Publication Details :  IIMA Working Paper 2013-06-03 [...]

View More


Exploring Openness in Information Technology (IT) Innovation Projects

Author :-    Mr Sudeep K. Krishnan and Prof Rekha Jain, IIMA

Abstract :-    Open innovation paradigm considers that, in order to advance technologies and markets, firms can and should leverage internal and external knowledge, ideas, expertise, and paths to market. Open innovation being an emerging area of study, [...]

Publication Details :  IIMA Working Paper 2013-06-02 [...]

View More


Processes, Strategies, and Performance Aspects of Open Innovation in Information Technology Sector - Insights from Experts

Author :-    Mr Sudeep K. Krishnan and Prof Rekha Jain, IIMA

Abstract :-    Open innovation paradigm considers that in order to advance technologies and markets, firms can and should leverage internal and external knowledge, ideas, expertise, and paths to market. This is in contrast to the traditional or closed m [...]

Publication Details : IIMA Working Paper 2013-06-01 [...]

View More


Opportunity characteristics enabling commercialisation in high-tech environment: a study of Indian telecom start-ups

Author :-    Mr Prageet Aeron and Rekha Jain, IIMA

Abstract :-    Existing entrepreneurship research has viewed opportunity recognition from varied theoretical lenses with cognition and learning forming the core of most scholarly work. However, prior work has focused on end result (success/failure) only [...]

Publication Details : Published in Journal for Global Business Advancement Vol. 5, No.3 pp. 226 – 2 [...]

View More


Comparison of Privatization Processes of Telecom Services in India and Brazil

Author :-    Prof Rekha Jain, IIMA

Abstract :-    Although Brazil and India differ widely in their economic indicators, there are some interesting dimensions on which these could be compared. In 2010, while Brazil had the seventh largest GDP at $2.05 trillion [...]

Publication Details : IIMA Working Paper 2011-10-03 [...]

View More


Identification of marketing capabilities: A study on Indian product based B2B telecom start-ups

Author :-    Mr Prageet Aeron and Prof Rekha Jain, IIMA

Publication Details : Published online SSRNID 1725460, October, 2010 and IIMA WP2011-02-08 [...]

View More