IGNOU MBA Solved Assignment

MS 53 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – Jun 2017

1. A principle feature of JIT and TQM is large-scale employee involvement and employee empowerment. What do these concepts mean? Explain with suitable examples. 2. What are the various methods of judgmental forecasting? Comment on possible errors that are associated with judgmental forecasting. Suggest some do’s and don’t for carrying out judgmental forecasting. 3. Capacity will be modified in response to demand. Demand will be modified in response to capacity. Which of these two statements is correct? Give reasons for your answer. 4. Discuss briefly the major differences between … [Read more...]

MS 53 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2016

1. “We have entered the age of technology; henceforth everything will be knowledge based.” Discuss the above in the context of increasing use of technology-based resources for achieving tasks. 2. Over the years, many variations on classical Delphi have been forwarded. Briefly discuss these variants. 3. Capacity will be modified in response to demand. Demand will be modified in response to capacity. Which of these two statements is correct? Why? 4. What are the different criteria for scheduling jobshop production system? Give their justification also. 5. Inventory of material … [Read more...]

MS 53 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan-June 2015

1. What is the system view of operations Management? Identify the input, process and output for the following production systems. a. Automobile manufacturing b. A restaurant 2. Find out the 4-quarter moving average of the following time series representing the quarterly production of coffee is an Indian state. Production (in tones) Year Quarter-I Quarter-II Quarter-III Quarter-=IV 2007 5 1 10 17 2008 7 1 10 16 2009 9 3 8 8 2010 5 2 15 19 2011 8 4 14 21 3. When to use product and process layouts? Give example of … [Read more...]

MS 53 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2014

1. What is the systemic view of operations? Identify the input, process and output for the following production systems. (i) Automobile manufacturing (ii) Nursing home 2. How could the Delphi method be used to predict for 5 years into the future, the demand for the hospital beds in a given community? Under what circumstances would you recommend use of Delphi method? 3. Discuss the relative advantages of product layout and process layout. Mention situations when product layout and/or process layout is used. 4. What is Just-in-time production? Discuss some characteristics of … [Read more...]

MS – 53 June 2013Production/Operations Management

1) Explain the common principles on quality amongst the theory of Deming, Juran, Crosby and Baldridge criteria. 2) Explain the importance of forecasting in Production Management. Briefly discuss the various methods of forecasting. 3) Compare the manual and quantitative models for process Layout design. What are the advantages of each kind of model? 4) Define Aggregate Planning. Explain its managerial importance. How it is different than scheduling? 5) Outline the purpose of MRP and explain how an MRP System can achieve these purposes. 6) Write short notes on: a) Group … [Read more...]