MS 5 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2018

1. In the present age of modern management and improved technology, what are the major strategic and operational decisions of production and operations management?

2. How can the relationships of different departments be considered in preparing a layout? Prepare a REL chart for the different departments of a typical hospital.

3. What is work design? What are its constituents? Explain using a schematic diagram. What is job design? What are the behavioral aspects in job design?

4. Service organizations usually have to be provided with a higher capacity than the estimated annual or monthly requirement. Why? Elaborate the statement.

5. Write Short notes on the following:
a. Exchange Curve and aggregate inventory planning
b. I-O-W (Input-Output-Waste) Model

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