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MS-01 Solved Assignment Dec 2012 Management Of Human Behaviour

1) Describe the process of conflict. Critically evaluate the impact of conflict on performance/productivity of an organization. Relate the situation of organization you are working in or familiar with as to how conflict affects the functioning of an organization. Briefly describe the organisation and situation, you are referring to. Answer. Organizational conflict is actually a condition of discord because of the actual or perceived opposition of needs, values and interests among individuals employed together. A conflict can take many forms in organizations. There is the unavoidable clash … [Read more...]

Ms-02 Solved Assignment Dec 2012 Management of Human Resources

1) The 21st century would see the following inter-related phenomena emerging, posing challenges to the corporate world and culminating in Olympian competition: Borderless world Diversity, and Knowledge Power The cross-cultural, cross-border mingling has resulted in the creation of a new class of people-global citizens with global attitudes, tastes and networks. Since it unleashes multiple variables, the borderless world precludes immense complexity-complexity in the environment, in inter-organizational relationships, in modes of conducting business and in socio-cultural … [Read more...]

MS-04 Solved Assignment Dec 2012 Accounting and Finance for Managers

Q.1. a) What do you understand by capitalization of earning? How is the value of a firm ascertained with the help of its earnings? Explain with an example. Answer. Capitalization of earning is actually an income-valuation technique which establishes the worth of a business/company/enterprise by exploring the present benefit of realizing a cash-flow now, as opposed to in the future. The capitalization of earnings is extremely helpful when the potential earnings could be forecasted effortlessly and accurately.... Download Solved Assignment b) What do you understand by the ‘net worth’ of … [Read more...]

MS-07 Solved Assignment Dec 2012 Information System for Managers

1. What are Operating Systems? What are their functions? Describe the Open Systems Interconnection Reference Model (OSI Model) & its seven layers. Answer. An operating system (usually abbreviated OS and O/S) is a computer software which is responsible for the management and co-ordination of activities and also the sharing of the constrained resources of the computer system. Each and every general-purpose computer will need to have an operating system to run other programs. Operating systems carry out basic jobs, like recognizing input from the keyboard, sending output to the monitor, … [Read more...]

MS-03 Dec 2012 Economic and Social Environment

1. Briefly review the New Economic Policy of 1991. Highlight the landmark developments undertaken in the field of Public Sector Policy. 2. State the measures taken by Indian Government to tackle industrial sickness in SSI and Non-SSI Sector. . 3. “An important objective of industrial policy and licensing is to prevent the emergence of private monopolies and the concentration of economic power in the hands of a small number of individuals.” Briefly examine this statement. 4. How is Current Account Convertibility different from Capital Account Convertibility? Explain. 5. “The … [Read more...]

MS-05 Dec 2012 Management of Machines and Materials

1. Explain the concept of Systems Life-Cycle. 2. How should an organization balance the different design characteristics in a new product? Elaborate. 3. Define Job Design. Explain the important factors to be considered for Job designing. 4. Elaborate your understanding about Aggregate Production Planning. 5. Define Value Engineering and Analysis. What are the various methods for VE and VA? Explain one of these methods with an example. 6. Write short notes of the following. a) Learning Curve b) Acceptance Sampling c) Assembly Line Balancing d) Material Requirement … [Read more...]

MS-06 Dec 2012 Marketing for Managers

1. Discuss the various characteristics of services that make them unique from product. Briefly explain the implications of these characteristics in designing suitable Marketing Strategy for any two service offerings of your choice. 2. a) The success of a firm largely depends on the right blending of Marketing Mix elements. Discuss with two recent examples of your choice by picking up one each from an FMCG category another from any Industrial product. b) Elaborate on the relevance and scope of Marketing Research in supplementing and complementing the marketing activities in accomplishing … [Read more...]

MS-08 Dec 2012 Quantitative Analysis for Managerial Applications

1. A tour operator charges Rs 136 per passenger for 100 passengers with a discount of Rs 4 each for 10 passengers in excess of 100. Determine the number of passengers that will maximize the amount of money the tour operator receives. 2. Calculate Bowley’s coefficient of skewness (based on quartiles) from the following data Weight (lbs) No. of students Weight (lbs) No. of … [Read more...]

MS-09 Dec 2012 Managerial Economics

1. “The relevance of Opportunity Costs is not limited to individual decisions but also to government’s decisions.” Explain giving examples. 2. “If we have two products, A and B, which are substitutes, we can expect that a rise in the price of A (or B) will cause the demand for B (or A) to go up.” Examine this statement with reference to other prices as determinants of demand. 3. Using the output - cost data of a pharmaceutical firm, the following total cost function was estimated using quadratic function TC= 2018 - 6.63Q + 0.011Q2 i) Determine average and marginal cost … [Read more...]

MS-10 Dec 2012 Organization Design, Development and Change

1. What is the meaning and purpose of an organizational design? Briefly describe key factors which affect organizational design. Discuss the principles which should be kept in mind for a good organizational design. 2. Describe any three organizational structures and their advantages and disadvantages. 3. Briefly describe time and motion study and it’s relevance in the present day scenario. 4. Discuss Questionnaire and Task Force as diagnostic methods and their advantages and limitations. 5. Describe the process of change and discuss process consultation and organizational Mirroring … [Read more...]