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MS 11 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2019

1. Discuss the various strategic alternatives available to an organization. 2. Select a company of your choice and perform internal analysis on the same. 3. Choose a company which has recently taken over another company. Discuss the growth strategy followed by the company which has taken over the other company. 4. How does a company plan for a successful alliance? Explain. 5. Discuss the role of leadership in improving the productivity of an organization. Give examples. … [Read more...]

MS 11 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2019

1. Explain the purpose of strategy? What are the different levels of strategy in an organization? Discuss these levels with the help of an illustration. 2. Discuss as to why the organizations pursue strategic alliances? Explain with the help of a recent strategic alliance. 3. What do you understand by a Balanced Scorecard (BSC)? What are the challenges faced by a strategist while developing and implementing a BSC? Discuss. 4. What is an organizational culture? Is there a relationship between service and culture of an organization? Justify with the help of an example. 5. Discuss why … [Read more...]

MS 11 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2018

1. What is a ‘mission statement’? Explain why is it necessary to formulate a mission statement initially in the process of formulating a strategy? 2. Write a brief case study showing the strategic development and its current strategic position of the company of your choice. Use the published information about the company. 3. How is Cost Leadership helpful in determining the success of a business organization? Explain with the help of an example. 4. Choose two companies from a specific sector which are following diversification strategies. Compare and contrast the diversification … [Read more...]

MS 11 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2018

1. Discuss in what sense the top management takes decisions for a company and in what sense it does not takes the strategic decisions for a company alone? Illustrate with suitable examples. 2. Explain any two of the growth strategies you have studied and highlight the conditions under which each is the most appropriate. Illustrate your answer with the help of examples. 3. Identify two companies that have recently merged. Read the published information on both the companies. Based on the study, identify the issues and challenges the two companies are currently facing in combining their … [Read more...]

MS 11 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2017

1. Choose an organization of your choice from the aviation industry. Perform a SWOT analysis on the organization. Based on the SWOT analysis, list out the challenges the organization is facing. Explain how these challenges can be converted into opportunities. 2. Identify two organizations of your choice from the pharmaceutical industry. One which is a single business unit (SBU) and the other which has several related businesses. Analyze the corporate profile of each company from the published information available. 3. Select an organization of your choice, which has adopted a … [Read more...]

MS 11 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – Jun 2017

1. Select a specific type of business that you may wish to start. a) Develop a written mission statement for that business. b) Formulate a set of goals for the business c) Formulate specific and verifiable objectives in the lines of the goals. d) Devise a statement of social responsibility for the business. 2. Explain the three generic strategies for a Small Business Unit (SBU). Also give an example of a business unit that competes with each strategy. 3. Assume that an airline company has changed its strategy from low-cost to low-cost- differentiation strategy. Describe an … [Read more...]

MS 11 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2016

1. What do you understand by a ‘Mission Statement’? Can there be a strategy without a mission statement? Justify giving examples. 2. What determines the intensity of competition as per Porter’s Model? Identify the hey strategic factors of the firm you are acquainted with, in its external environment. 3. Describe corporate culture. Do you think that a corporate culture can be changed? Justify your answer with the help of suitable examples. 4. Explain with the help of relevant examples expansion through integration. 5. Suppose you are a Manager (Strategy). Try to develop a model for … [Read more...]

MS 11 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2016

1. How do political-legal forces present an opportunity and threat to a particular organization? Explain with the help of an illustration. 2. Choose an organization that has multiple business units. Categorize each business unit in the a) BCG framework b) GE framework 3. Select an organization of your choice following differentiation strategy. Now analyze as to how this strategy has helped the organization to develop competitive advantage over its competitors. 4. Explain the linkage between the corporate-level strategy, business-level strategy and functional strategies giving … [Read more...]

MS 11 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. Chose an organization of your choice from the manufacturing sector. Perform a SWOT analysis on the organization. Based on the SWOT analysis performed, list out the challenges the organization is facing, which can be converted into opportunities. 2. How does Focus strategy create competitive advantage for an organization? Illustrate your answer with the help of an example. 3. List and explain various strategic issues arising when an organization follows diversification as a part of its growth strategy. 4. Describe different leadership styles of Top Management with the help of real … [Read more...]

MS 11 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan-June 2015

1. Explain how the concept of leverage stretch and fit positions the firm in the market. Illustrate your answer with the help of examples. 2. What are ‘Strategic groups’? Explain how the strategic groups help the organizations in understanding the competition within the industry. 3. Discuss the additional consideration for using experience curve effect. 4. Chose an organization of your choice, which is expanding. Explain which type of intensification strategy the organization is following and why. 5. Explain as to how the quality strategic decisions are affected with the change in … [Read more...]