International Research Conference on Management, Banking & Finance (IRCMBF) 2012, organised by JBIMS on
March 5th – 6th, 2012 was based on the theme “Managing Business in Turbulent Times”. The conference was a
huge success and attracted some of the brightest academicians and researchers who presented their research
papers in the fields of Banking and Finance, General Management and Marketing.

Best Research Paper Awards {in no particular order}
Track NamePaper NoAuthor NameResearch Paper Title
Banking & FinanceBF39Prof. Amitha SehgalA Study of the Effect of Bank Ownership on Bank Performance:
Evidence from Commercial Banks

General ManagementGM23Prof. Aruna DeshpandeBuilding Managerial Leadership Competencies
GM73Dr. Tridib BandyopadhyayUnderstanding and Managing the Barriers of Open
Innovation Network of Business Schools – A Conceptual Approach
MarketingMA38Prof. Narasinha SawaikarNokia: a case study in the innovator's dilemma
MA51Dr. Rajesh PandaDrivers of online shopper buying behaviour:
An empirical study among young shoppers in Pune

MA56Prof. Abid Yunus SalatiImpact of Michael Porter's Five Forces on Sugar Industry with special
reference to The Ugar Sugar Works Ltd., Ugar Khurd (Karnataka State)