IGNOU MBA Solved Assignment

MS 56 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2017

1. Ethical conduct in purchasing depends, to a large extent, on the local culture to which the purchasing agents and suppliers belong. Get the information related to this aspect in Indian context. 2. Differentiate between independent and dependent demand. Dependent demand inventory items do not need to be forecasted. Why not? Explain with the help of examples. 3. How does JIT differ from MRPII? Briefly discuss the basic requirements and assumptions of JIT implementation. 4. What do you understand by the term codification? What type of information should be built into a code? 5. … [Read more...]

MS 56 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2016

1. What is the need of implementing materials management quality improvement process? How does TQM support in creating customer value in materials management? 2. “Ethical conduct in purchasing depends, to a large extent, on the local culture to which the purchasing agents and suppliers belong”. Comment! 3. Discuss the various types of inventory carried by a manufacturing organization. In what types of inventories can the EOQ and order level polices be used, and in what types of inventories will the use of MRP be more effective? 4. What do you understand by the term codification? What … [Read more...]

MS 56 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. “Materials management contains an integrated process of materials flow, in, through and out of an organization”. Comment and talk about the reasons behind it! 2. Comment: a. Sound ethical principles contribute toward better buyer-seller relationships. b. Management of supplier network has become a contemporary and critical issue? 3. “Certain elements of JIT, like JIT purchasing, can be incorporated in a batch production environment using MRP II, and MRP with JIT may be quite useful and effective in bringing down inventory levels, particularly WIP inventory”. State the reasons … [Read more...]

MS 56 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2014

1. Refer the cover page of the study material of MS - 56 Materials Management. What is reflected in the figure given on that? Also distinguish between Logistics and materials management. 2. If the responsibility for maintaining the quality of the product and incurring less cost on its production is the responsibility of the “production/ operation” and deciding the price of the product and finding the customers that will buy it comes under “marketing”. What do the “materials management function” does? 3. List the important documents that are required for purchasing products from foreign … [Read more...]

MS 56 IGNOU MBA Assignment July – Dec 2013

1. If the responsibility for maintaining the quality of the product and incurring less cost on its production is the responsibility of the “production/ operation” and deciding the price of the product and finding the customers that will buy it comes under “marketing”. What do the “materials management function” does? 2. How does JIT differ from MRPII? Briefly discuss the basic requirements and assumptions of JIT implementation. 3. What do you understand by the term codification? What type of information should be built into a code? 4. Differentiate between a. Purchasing and … [Read more...]