MS 97 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2018

1. Explain the evolution of globalization and discuss various stages of globalization with examples. 2. Briefly explain the types of trade blocks and discuss the welfare impact of Preferential Trading Arrangements (PTAs). 3. Discuss in detail volatility of environment and the impact of environmental factors on market entry with the help of examples. 4. Examine various strategic issues involved in international operations management. 5. Discuss the role of internet in transformation of business and the emergence of new business models in detail. 6. Write short notes a) Corporate Values b) International Joint Ventures c) Transition Economies d) Need for Strategic Alliances … [Continue reading]

MS 96 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2018

1. Discuss as to how Xerox fought back to regain its lost glory using the concept of Total Quality Management (TQM). 2. Critically analyze the role of strategic planning in implementing TQM using an example from the business world. 3. Explain how business organizations operate in a socially responsible way using ISO 26000. Use the published material for reference. 4. What is the role of human factor in TQM? Illustrate with the help of example. 5. Differentiate between ‘Award’ and ‘Certification’ giving examples. … [Continue reading]

MS 95 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2018

1. “The manager/ researcher is not equipped to arrive at a focused the precise research question, till he carries out a thorough inventory check of the problem area”. Examine the above statement and justify with examples why you agree/disagree with it. Ans : A research problem is a that points to the need for meaningful […]

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MS 94 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2018

1. How does Technology Forecasting help an organization in decision making? Explain with the help of examples. 2. Identify an organization which has adopted a specific route of technology transfer for its product.. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of adopting a specific route by the organization for its product. 3. List out different technology development […]

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MS 91 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2018

1. Describe the scope of corporate policy and discuss policy formulation process in detail. Ans : Corporate policy has been defined as ‘……objectives.’Corporate policy clarifies the intention of management…..in identification of the solutions of problems. It provides the …..has to take the decision…. ….. These policies are concerned with each other in ……..framing of such […]

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MS 68 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2018

1. (a) What is marketing communications? As a customer does the role of marketing communication  helps in your buying decisions process? Discuss with suitable illustration. What elements of promotion mix would you recommend for the following and why? (i) Proposed electric car to be offered/launched (ii) Public Transport services (Road ways) in your location. (b) […]

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MS 66 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2018

1. (a) Define Marketing Research. How and why marketing research assumes significance as an important link between the consumer and the marketer. Discuss (b) Explain the various types of research designs that a marketer can consider in undertaking marketing research activities for the marketing problems faced by the firm. 2. (a) What is data in […]

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MS 58 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2018

1. What is the role of Intellectual Property Protection (particularly Patents) on Technological Innovation? What is the present state of Intellectual Property Protection in India? 2. What does the ‘creative process’ mean? Describe the comment upon the elements of the creative process. Is it necessary that the states in the creative process should occur in […]

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MS 57 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2018

1. What is reliability centred maintenance? What are the important steps involved in implementing it in any plant? 2. Explain what is meant by cost absorption and cost apportionment? Illustrate each with two examples from maintenance department. Discuss the methods of cost absorption and state which method do you consider to be the best and […]

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MS 56 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2018

1. Discuss, with suitable examples, how socioeconomic and cultural aspects may become the determining factor in the success of international purchasing. 2. Define the various roles of materials management in the context of internal and external interfaces to materials management system. 3. Describe the information systems in materials management and explain their importance in manufacturing […]

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