IGNOU MBA Solved Assignment

MS 91 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – Jun 2017

1. a) Discuss the nature and process of corporate planning. Ans : Corporate planning is a total system of planning which involves....plans against the corporate planning objectives....action on a microscopic level to meet the end goal. Any organization's mission statement clearly elucidates its purpose....provides direction for the employees.... ....Two types of environmental analysis are usually conducted....and analyzing the opportunities and threats....Modifications are made from time to time to avoid ....taken to guarantee success.... b) Select a company of your choice and … [Read more...]

MS 91 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2016

1. a) Define corporate planning. Describe the process of corporate planning in detail. b) What are the implementation issues involved in corporate planning? Ans. b) Implementation almost always involves the introduction of change to an organization... Will automatically see why the alternative is best one and will begin immediate implementation... ...The resources that are expected to be available in accordance with the requirements of the organizations.. of the firm.. ... This take place , between themselves and middle management... between other important connections in the … [Read more...]

MS 91 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2016

1. Describe the concept of corporate planning. Discuss the implementation of corporate planning in detail. 2. Discuss the nature and scope of corporate management and its role in non-business organizations, giving examples. 3. “Different market structures have different viewpoints with respect to competition”. Explain the statement with respect to market structures and sustainable competitive advantage. 4. Discuss the issues and challenges in knowledge management in the present competitive environment. 5. Select any service organization of you choice and explain how Information … [Read more...]

MS 91 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. Define corporate policy and explain the policy formulation process. 2. Read the case study on ‘Corporate Governance at TISCO’. Highlight the policies and practices adopted by TISCO which appeal to you most and what suggestions would you like to offer for TISCO to adopt good Corporate Governance practices. 3. What are the various pricing strategies available/suitable for different market structures? Discuss. 4. Describe the techniques which have been developed to enhance creativity. 5. Discuss the nature of Corporate Philanthropy and the relevance of Strategic Philanthropy for … [Read more...]

MS 91 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan-June 2015

1. a) What is corporate planning and what are the benefits of corporate planning? b) Identify the reasons attributed to the failure of corporate planning and the pre-requisites for its success. 2. Explain the role of the Board in Strategic Management and the process of creating an effective Board in detail. 3. Discuss market structures and competitive advantage in detail. 4. What is Knowledge Management (KM)? Discuss the benefits and challenges of KM with real world examples. 5. Explain the role of Information Technology (IT) in strategy implementation and how does it assist in … [Read more...]

MS 91 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2014

1.  Discuss various pricing strategies available to firms under different market structures, giving examples. Answer. There are many types of pricing strategies and tactics that can be considered. A market skimming pricing strategy involves launching a new product at a very high price and then gradually reducing the price over time. This strategy is often used to launch a new technology product which has little or no competition. It takes advantage of the fact that demand for the new product will be relatively inelastic for some customers......... Premium pricing is a strategy of … [Read more...]

MS 91 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2014

Q1. What is the role of strategists in Corporate Management? Discuss with the help of some real life examples. Q2. Collect the material related to Starbucks. Analyze its strategies for global markets. Q3. Discuss the recent development with respect to the code and laws of Corporate Governance in markets other than India. Q4. Enlist the steps involved in developing R&D strategy and explain each one of them with the help of examples. Q5. ‘The new Companies Act 2013 urges the organizations to actively take up social causes, by making corporate social responsibility (CSR) … [Read more...]

MS 91 IGNOU MBA Assignment July – Dec 2013

Q1. a) What is the significance of corporate policy in today’s changing scenario? b) Select an organization of your choice (Name and describe the organization) and briefly discuss the various types of policies it has adopted. Q2. a) Identify the unique competencies of Ranbaxy Laboratories. b) Discuss in detail the various modes of entry adopted by Ranbaxy. (Refer to the case study given in Block 3) Q3. How can creativity be encouraged within an organization? Discuss with the help of an example of a creative organization. Q4. No business can exist without ethics. In the light of … [Read more...]

MS-91 June 2013 Advanced Strategic Management

1. Discuss the managerial role of Board of Directors (BoDs). What in your opinion should be the managerial role of BoDs in the present context? Explain giving examples. 2. There are different approaches to global entry. What in your opinion is the best approach and why? Explain. 3. What are the benefits of Knowledge Management? Discuss. 4. `Managers should hold and develop a deeper knowledge of the nature of ethical principles and concepts and an understanding of how these apply to ethical problems encountered in business’. Explain. 5. Suppose you are working in a bank. What kind of … [Read more...]