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 consider as the most relevant for evaluating this invention. Give reasons for your choice.

4. Compare the main features of the technology policy of Indian and some other countries e.g. U.S.A., U.K., and Japan. Offer you suggestions for improving the technology policy persuade in India.

5. Is India industry giving emphasis to technology development? Discuss. Is Government in your view providing sufficient financial support measures for technology development in India?

6. Write short notes on the following:
a) Guided Imaging
b) The Matrix organization
d) Total Quality Design (TQD)

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