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 undertaking randomly paid 10 visits to the work site in a month. The number of workers who reported late for duty were found to be 2,4,5,1,6,3,2,1,7 and 8 respectively. Using the Wilcoxon signed rank test, verify the claim of production superintendent at 0.05 level of significance that on an average not more than 3 workers report late for … [Continue reading]

MS 93 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2020

1. Explain the role of entrepreneurship in the development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). How has entrepreneurship contributed in economic development? 2. What is market demand analysis? Explain the elements or variables which determine market demand. 3. Explain the tax structure applicable to sole proprietorship, partnership and company’s form of business organization. 4. List and discuss the factors which explain plant location. 5. Define family business. What is the negative and positive side of family business? 6. Write short notes on the following: (a) Industrial Policy statement of 1991 (b) Break even analysis (c) Marketing mix … [Continue reading]

MS 92 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2020

1. Discuss the various organizational forms of public sector enterprises. 2. Explain the importance of Legislative Committees. Differentiate between the functions of Public Accounts Committee from Estimates Committee. 3. Define the concept of sickness of Public Sector Enterprises. Suggest remedial measures for prevention of sickness of Public Enterprises. 4. Describe the implementation and the evaluation […]

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MS 91 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2020

1. Explain corporate policy formulation process and examine the importance of formulating a corporate policy in today’s changing scenario. 2. Describe the role of the Board in strategic management. What according to you, are the factors that influence the effectiveness of Board? 3. Read the case study ‘Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. (RLL)’ from Block-3 of MS-91 […]

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MS 65 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2020

1. Where do the following fit on the ‘Continuum of Evaluation’ for different types of products? (a) Automobile repairs (b) Teaching (c) Restaurant What are the implications for consumer behavior? 2. Explain the logic behind these two quotes: “A complaint is a gift” and “The customer who complains is your friend”. 3. Do you think […]

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MS 64 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2020

1. What do you understand by the term ‘International Marketing’? Explain the reasons for which firms enter international markets. 2. Distinguish between the following giving suitable examples. (a) ‘Ethnocentric’ and ‘Polycentric’ orientations (b) ‘Free Trade Area’ and ‘Customs Union’ (c) ‘Pre-investment Planning’ and ‘Post-investment Planning’ for management of political risk. 3. Discuss the significance of […]

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MS 63 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2020

1. What is a product? Taking the example of refrigerator, explain the anatomy of the product i.e. the core benefits, tangible specifications, and augmented features. 2. Taking the example of packaged fruit juices, explain how you can generate new product ideas using attribute analysis. 3. Briefly explain the concept of Product Life Cycle (PLC).Do all […]

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MS 62 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2020

1. a) Distinguish and discuss the term “Sales” and “Selling” with suitable examples. What is a sales strategy? Explain the various activities/ tasks that a sales managers should consider in designing a sales strategy for the firm. Discuss with a hypothetical example. b) Why it is essential to possess a sound knowledge of computer system […]

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MS 61 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2020

1. Imagine yourself as a retailer for menswear and propose how you would use lifestyle approach to succeed in your venture. 2. Explain the concept of learning and discuss its marketing applications. 3. Discuss the characteristics that distinguish organisational buying from individual buying. Taking the example of purchase of a computer for your personal use […]

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MS 54 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2020

1. “The way organizations cannot exist without MIS (Management Information System), even information does not exist without organization.” Discuss. 2. What are the features of a language which should be considered for its selection in the design of a system? Explain your answer with special reference to on-line system. 3. “Switching systems are connected to […]

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