MS – 10 June 2013 Organisational Design, Development and Change

1) Briefly discuss different approaches to organisation and their relevance. Give examples. 2) What is organisational structure? Briefly describe the inverted pyramid, boundary less and virtual organisation designs. Explain how they meet the challenges of the new environment. 3) Describe emerging trends in work organisations and discuss how it affects the quality of work life […]

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MS-9 June 2013 Managerial Economics

1. “The Opportunity Cost of a product is the return that can be had from the next best alterative use.” Explain this statement using Production Possibility Curve. 2. Define demand function and explain the impact of price of complements and price of substitutes on demand function. 3. Compare and contrast Economies of Scale and Economies […]

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MS 08 June 2013 Quantitative Analysis for Managerial Applications

1. A sum of `8550 is to be paid in 15 installments where each installment is `10 more than the previous installment. Find the first installment and the last installment. 2. A salesman is known to sell a product in 3 out of 5 attempts. While another salesman in 2 out of 5 attempts. Find […]

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MS-7 June 2013 Information Systems for Managers

1. (a) Is Information Technology as vital to modern global business as money? Why or why not? Discuss some trends in IT development. (b) Write a note on input and output devices. Distinguish between human data input devices and source data capture devices. 2. (a) Discuss the objectives and process of computer aided decision support […]

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MS-6 June 2013 Marketing for Managers

1. (a) What do you understand by the term market planning and its role in marketing of good and services? (b) Discuss the various elements of marketing mix both in case of product and services and their complementary role in effectively marketing the firms offerings. 2. (a) What is STP strategy? The success of product/service […]

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MS – 5 June 2013 Management of Machines and Materials

1) Discuss the role of Scientific methods in Operations Management. 2) Explain the product selection and stages involved therein. 3) Define Job Design. How has management viewed job design since the industrial revolution? 4) Discuss the variation in the approach of planning and controlling of mass, batch and job shop production. 5) Discuss the various […]

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MS-4 June 2013 Accounting and Finance for Managers

1. Explain in detail the various accounting concepts and discuss the application of these concepts in the preparation of financial statements. 2. Fairdeals Ltd. presents the balance sheets as at 31.12.2009 and 31.12.2010 as follows:   31.12.09 31.12.10 Assets Rs.     Rs. Fixed Assets at cost 31,30,000 36,05,000 Less: Depreciation   6,80.000    8,20,000 24,50,000 […]

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MS-03 June 2013 Economic and Social Environment

1. “Management at all levels of specialized functions, is influenced by the critical elements of the business environment”. Explain with suitable examples. 2. What is the exact position of China in so far as its economic system/structure and the role of the Government are concerned? How would you describe its economic system? 3. Name and […]

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MS-01 June 2013 Management Functions and Behaviour

1. “Retaining talent, inculcating sense of loyalty for maintaining efficiency in terms of profit generation, managing survival and growth, are some of the most difficult challenges before a professional manager in evergrowing competitive business environment”. Elaborate this statement, explain underlying concepts with examples from the organization you have worked for or familiar with. Briefly describe […]

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MS-02 June 2013 Management of Human Resources

1. “Borderless world, Diversity Management, and Knowledge power, are some of the overarching factors being encountered by the Human Resource Mangers of 21st century business world”. How do they affect the dynamics of Human Resource Management in today’s organizations? Explain with examples from the organization you are familiar with or have been working for. Briefly […]

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