IGNOU MBA Solved Assignment

MS 95 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2020

1. “Analysis of covariance is a combination of the two techniques- analysis of variance and regression.” Discuss the statement in the light of concept of Analysis of covariance. 2. “The collection of primary data for business research is of paramount importance to assist management in making decisions.” Do you agree? Comment on the statement. Also, explain various methods of collecting primary data in brief. 3. “Presentation skills include the ability to mix in the right proportion various elements.” What are these elements? Explain them in brief. 4. The production manager in a large … [Read more...]

MS 95 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2019

1. “The characteristics of interest identify what there is about the units that are of concern to the decision maker”. Explain the statement. Also, explain the two types of variables in the light of the statement. 2. (a) Which method is most suitable for conducting enquiry regarding family welfare programme in India? Explain its merits and demerits. (b) Discuss the advantages of sampling method over census method of data collections. 3. What are the typical situations for using non-parametric tests? Explain any one sample and two sample test in brief. OR What are the various one … [Read more...]

MS 95 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2018

1. “The manager/ researcher is not equipped to arrive at a focused the precise research question, till he carries out a thorough inventory check of the problem area”. Examine the above statement and justify with examples why you agree/disagree with it. Ans : A research problem is a that points to the need for meaningful under... or present a value question..... Research Problem is one which requires a researcher to find out the .... can be attained optimally in the context of a .... making the decision may be affected by it and react to it... of in context of a research problem....In … [Read more...]

MS 95 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2017

1. Discuss the points that should be kept in mind while defining a research problem. Briefly mention advantages of considering these points. 2. The secondary data are to be scrutinized before they are compiled from the source. How does one examine the reliability, suitability, accuracy and adequacy of secondary data? 3. Describe, in brief, the importance of editing, coding, classification, tabulation and presentation of data in the context of research study. 4. The production manager in a large undertaking randomly paid 10 visits to a work site in a month. The number of workers who … [Read more...]

MS 95 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – Jun 2017

1. A social scientist sampled 140 people and classified them according to income level and whether or not they played a state lottery in the last month. The sample information is reported below. Is it reasonable to conclude that playing the lottery is related to income level? Use the .05 significance level. Income Low Middle High Total Played 46 28 21 95 Did not play 14 12 19 45 Total 60 40 40 140 (a) What is this table called? (b) State the null hypothesis and the alternate hypothesis. (c) What is the decision rule? (d) Determine the value … [Read more...]

MS 95 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2016

1. Does exploratory research always lead to conclusive research? Give adequate examples to explain your perspective? Ans : ...Research is defined as the initial research into...idea. This is where a researcher has an idea or has observed something and seeks to understand more about it.... research lays the initial groundwork for future research... ...For instance computers have allowed large populations to be looked at.... around the globe instead of a few people from the local train station... The following can be mentioned as examples with exploratory design as research findings are … [Read more...]

MS 95 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. Discuss the various experimental designs as powerful tools to study the cause and effect relationships amongst variables in research. 2. Explain Stratified Random Sampling. Describe proportional allocation and optimum allocation with the help of an example. 3. A physical instructor claims that a particular exercise when done continuously for 7 days, reduces body weight at least by 3.5kg. Five overweight girls did the exercise for 7 days and their body weights were found as under: Girls 1 2 3 4 5 Weight before exercise 70 72 75 71 78 Weight after … [Read more...]

MS 95 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan-June 2015

1. Explain the concept of Research Design. Describe some important research design for research study. 2. Examine the merits & limitations of the observation method for collecting data. Illustrate your answer with suitable examples. 3. What is the meaning of measurement in research? What difference does it make whether we measure in terms of a nominal, ordinal, interval or ratio scale? 4. Assume a research topic of your choice and give the complete format of its research report. 5. A chain of departmental stores opened three stores in Mumbai. The management wants to compare the … [Read more...]

MS 95 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2014

1. Distinguish between “primary data” and “secondary data” with the help of examples. Which one is easy to collect, why? Answer.  Primary data is data you collect which is directly relevant to your study. While primary data collection is a lot more accurate since it relates specifically to the research you are performing, it is also much more costly................ Secondary data is data which has been gathered for some other purpose than the one you're presently researching. Sources of secondary data consist of information you already possess within your company and also information you … [Read more...]

MS 95 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2014

1. Make a comparison of Completely Randomized Design (CRD), Randomized complete Block Design (RBD) and Latin Square Design (LSD) in terms of role, the model and the assumptions embodied in the model. 2. You are given a sample of 100 people and are asked to do an image study of three neighbourhood multiplexes. Assume any average ratings based on people's attitude and construct a Semantic Differential Scale by defining appropriate adjectives. 3. What is multiple regression? In what ways can multiple regression be used to forecast some industry’s sales? 4. Describe, in brief, the … [Read more...]