IGNOU MBA Solved Assignment

MS 58 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2017

1. (a) Discuss the various measures for determining the benefits for technological innovation. (b) In what R&D performs dual role? Explain with examples based on your experience/study. 2 (a) Elaborate your understanding about market oriented product development method. Compare it with the traditional method. (b) How can the development process be reengineered? What elements are required to reengineer the process? 3. (a) What could be different types of approaches used for R& D budgeting? Which approach in your opinion would be most desirable? (b) A technology subjected to … [Read more...]

MS 58 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2016

1. What does the „creative process‟ mean? Describe and comment upon the elements of the creative process. It is necessary that the stages in the creative process should occur in a certain order? 2. Discuss the rationale of partnership in innovation and R & D. “The need for partnership for innovation was never felt more than as it is today”. Examine the statement. Why is the need for partnership in innovation felt more strongly today? 3. Gilletee‟s invention of „twin blade‟ design of shaving razor propelled it into position of „market leadership‟. Give five other criteria which you … [Read more...]

MS 58 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. Creativity in an organization, to a large extent, depends upon the environment that prevails. Examine the statement and bring out the factors that can create an environment of creativity in the organization. 2. How do partnerships in innovation and R & D activity come into being? Do partnerships happen by accident or by conscious planning? Give some examples of agencies in different countries which facilitate partnering in innovation and R & D. 3. How would you distinguish Theory X from X from Theory Y of McGregor? Do you agree with these theories? If so, Why? 4. Discuss … [Read more...]

MS 58 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2014

1.“R & D is a learning process and helps in capability building”. Explain by citing relevant examples of firms/nations. 2. Critically evaluate the R & D infrastructure in India. What needs to be further done in this respect? 3. What are the different hierarchical models of R & D organization? Compare their merits and demerits. 4. Briefly discuss about inhouse R & D units in the private sector. What are the purposes of such units? By who are they recognized? Is there any criteria for their recognition? 5.Write short notes on: a) Maslow’s hierarchy of needs b) Management of … [Read more...]

MS 58 IGNOU MBA Assignment July – Dec 2013

1. Explain the interaction between science, technology and business. How do these interactions affect industrial growth? Give suitable examples. 2. Are innovations and creativity interrelated? Discuss the various methods of enhancing or maintaining the creativity. 3. Discuss the rationale of partnership in innovation and R&D. Explain the different types of partnership for this purpose. 4. What are the different types of R&D projects? Explain the concept of project life cycle with examples relating to a specific technology or product. 5. What resources are required for … [Read more...]