IGNOU MBA Solved Assignment

MS 11 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2014

Q1. Select a company of your choice. Recollect the current events and identify the important macro environmental factors which had an impact on the company. List out the opportunities and the threats posed to the company due to the macro environmental factors. Q2. What role do organization’s mission, goals and objectives play in strategic control? Explain with the help of an example. Q3. Take a case of a recent merger and explain the reasons which led to the merger. Q4. What is ‘survival strategy? Explain different variants of survival strategy giving recent examples. … [Read more...]

MS 10 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2014

1. Describe the evolutionary process of organization design and different perspectives of organization design and their relevance. 2. Explain the meaning and purpose of Job design and briefly discuss the impact technology has on Job design. 3. Discuss the purpose of organizational analysis and briefly describe the tools which could be used for organizational analysis and their effectiveness. 4. Identify different kinds of change which take place in organization and strategies which are used for change and their effectiveness. Discuss how resistance to change can be handled before … [Read more...]

MS 9 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2014

1. What is opportunity cost? Explain with the help of an example, why assumption of constant opportunity cost is very unrealistic? 2. (a) Explain law of demand with the help of a demand schedule and demand curve. (b) Calculate point elasticity of demand for demand function Q=10-2p for decrease in price from Rs 3 to Rs 2 3. “Cost function expresses the relationship between the cost and its determinants.” Discuss this statement giving examples from any firm of your choice. 4. “A characteristic of oligopolistic market is that, once the general price level is established it tends to … [Read more...]

MS 8 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2014

1. The distribution of Intelligence Quotient (I.Q.) scores measured for 100 students in a test is as follows: I.Q.*                              40-50 50-60 60-70 70-80   80-90 90-100 Number of Students          10   20    20   15     15   20 * The data is recorded with origin as 40, i.e. students with I.Q. between 80 and 90 are included in the first interval. The intervals included the upper class value but not the lower. Find: Arithmetic Mean, Median, First and Third Quartiles, 90th percentile and 6th Decile. 2. A candidate is selected for interview … [Read more...]

MS 7 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2014

1. What is the purpose of a computer aided decision support system? What are the major components of such a system? How does it help the decision making process? 2. What are the determinants of MIS design according to Zani? Explain the following statement, “there is a two way relationship between organization and Information Systems”. 3. What is computerized maintenance management? Explain the conceptual model through which the maintenance function can achieve its objectives on a sustained 4. In which phase of system life cycle the following are performed? Defining the problem, … [Read more...]

MS 6 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2014

1. (a) Distinguish between the terms “Marketing and Selling” and discuss the various activities carried out in the following situations. i. Company selling Xerox machines ii. Multi-specialty hospital services iii. Space selling by Advertising Agency (b) Why a sound knowledge of consumer behavior in essential for marketer? Discuss. 2. (a) Indentify the elements of Marketing Mix for Services. Explain each of these elements by taking an example of any service offering of your choice. (b) Discuss the significance of Marketing Organization in the light of the firms … [Read more...]

MS 5 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2014

1. Explain in detail the framework of planning, organizing and controlling the decisions in production systems. Give suitable examples to explain the framework. 2. Explain key issues that govern the selection of process in a manufacturing set up. 3. What are the major techniques of work measurement? Discuss two important techniques with suitable examples. 4. Under what circumstances would you use PERT as opposed to CPM in project management? Give some example of projects where each would be more applicable than the other. 5. Explain the basic concept of value engineering. Choose … [Read more...]

MS 4 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2014

1. a) Distinguish between Revenue expenditure and Capital expenditure. How are they treated while preparing the final accounts? If by mistake the accountant of a firm treats a capital expenditure as revenue expenditure, how will it affect the final accounts of the firm? Give an example. b) Why is depreciation charged? Explain the two methods of charging depreciation. In which method the value of the asset is reduced to zero earlier. Which one is more rational? Explain why? 2. What is meant by appropriate capital structure? Discuss the determinants and features of an appropriate capital … [Read more...]

MS 3 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2014

1. Suppose you have to set up a new business. What would be the purpose of visiting selected industrial departments in the Ministry of Industry and also indicate their functions. 2. Explain the growth and structure of the private sector in India. 3. Identify the industrial policy of India in which industries were classified into three categories. Explain why this industrial policy is called ‘economic constitution’ of the country. 4. Discuss the Foreign Trade Regime with special emphasis on analytical phases and changes overtime. 5. Briefly discuss the financial sector reforms … [Read more...]

MS 2 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2014

1 What are different perspectives of Human Resource Management? How do you see organizations pursuing these perspectives to meet their goals and strategic objectives in the present day business environment? Discuss underlying concepts with the help of examples you are familiar with. Briefly describe the organizational antecedents to support your answer. 2 What are the major ‘problems/errors’ which came in the way of ‘Effective Performance Appraisal Systems’ of any organization? Describe and explain with the help of your organizational experiences or the ones you are familiar with. Briefly … [Read more...]