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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...]