MS 55 IGNOU MBA Assignment July – Dec 2013

1. “It is the integration of the business processes of all firms in the supply chain where the real gold can be found”. Do you agree or disagree? Justify your answer. 2. Correlate the practical problems and factors influencing the transportation of a company or carrier. 3. Give an example of a channel assembly supply […]

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MS 44 IGNOU MBA Assignment July – Dec 2013

1. What do you understand by risk? Explain the various types of risks. Risk means the possibility of loss caused by a given action or inaction. In finance, risk refers to the probability that an actual return on an investment will probably be less than the expected return. Financial risk could be split into following […]

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MS 29 IGNOU MBA Assignment July – Dec 2013

1) Explain the term ‘International Human Resource Management’. Discuss in detail the differences between domestic and international HR practices. 2) a) Briefly explain the importance of Performance Management from international context. b) What criteria should be evolved before assessing an expatriate? c) Discuss an expatriate Performance Management Model. 3) Discuss in detail different barriers to […]

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MS 28 IGNOU MBA Assignment July – Dec 2013

1. Explain the concept, origin and objectives of Labour Legislations. Describe the regulative protective and wage related labour legislations which have been followed in an organisation you are familiar with. Briefly describe the organisation you are referring to. 2. Explain the scope and coverage of the Mines Act, 1952. Describe the enforcement of the Act. […]

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MS 27 IGNOU MBA Assignment July – Dec 2013

1. Explain the role of Compensation. Why is an effective Compensation Policy an important function of Management? Discuss. Describe the compensation structure of an organisation you are familiar with. 2. Explain the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965. Is the employer liable to pay minimum bonus even in case of loss in the establishment? Discuss. Describe, […]

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MS 26 IGNOU MBA Assignment July – Dec 2013

1. What is alienation? Explain the Sociological and Psychological approach to alienation. Discuss how alienation can be dealt with an example. Answer. Alienation refers to a condition in social relationships indicated by a low level of integration. Read on What are the Causes of Alienation 2. Describe how stress can be managed and identify the strategies […]

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MS 25 IGNOU MBA Assignment July – Dec 2013

1. What is Turnaround Management? Explain how turn around Management can be used for bringing change in organisations. Give examples. 2. State the reasons for the change to occur in organisations and substantiate it with illustrations. 3. Explain the importance of interventions to be used in bringing about change in organisations. Describe any two interventions […]

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MS 11 IGNOU MBA Assignment July – Dec 2013

1. What is the purpose of strategy? Explain. What are the different levels of strategy in an organization? Explain these levels with the help of an illustration. 2. Discuss the concept of strategic alliances. Why do organizations pursue strategic alliances? Explain with the help of an example. Answer. A strategic alliance an arrangement among a […]

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MS 10 IGNOU MBA Assignment July – Dec 2013

1) Briefly describe the factors which affect organisational design and explain the four approaches in assessing organisational effectiveness. 2) Describe and discuss different perspectives of organisation design and their relevance. Explain different restructuring strategies. 3) Describe and discuss the trends in the present day work organisations and the role of Management in quality of work […]

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MS 9 IGNOU MBA Assignment July – Dec 2013

1. Explain the discounting principle. Using the discounting principle calculate the present value of an annuity of five years at Rs. 500 payments made at the end of each of the next five years at 10% interest. 2. With reference to the marketing approach of demand measurement explain any two important sources of data used […]

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