JGU’s faculty members and students undertake research through its schools, research centres, and institutes. Research is funded through external or internal grants, or are self-funded. To date, our researchers have undertaken projects with public, private and non-profit organizations based in India and across the globe on issues ranging from public policy, urban planning, and intellectual property rights to energy security, agrarian policy, and civil society. A selection of these research projects, both completed and ongoing, is described below to highlight our domain areas of experience and expertise.
To Pay or Not to Pay: Emotional and Cognitive Response to a Bribe Situation
This study aims to understand the emotional and cognitive responses of individuals who are faced with a decision to pay or not to pay a bribe. The data comprised self-reports of individuals in India provided by Janaagraha, an NGO.
Unlocking the Potential of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises: An Explorative Study
Development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (or MSMEs) has been a priority of independent India. Initial government policies to promote this sector include encouraging cottage industries through the Khadi and Village Industries Commission Act of 1956.
Jindal Steel and Power Limited: A Journey from Family Business to World Class Organization
This case aims to discuss the journey of Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) from being a family run business to the professional organization that it is today.
Identifying Profitable Clientele Using the Analytical Hierarchy Process
This field-study project is being conducted jointly with faculty from the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai and the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) Industry.
What Traditional Indian Sweets Mean: A Consumer- Culture Perspective
Consuming traditional Indian sweets is a significant part of the Indian way of life. The traditional sweet industry in India is currently estimated to be worth US$8 billion.