IGNOU MBA Solved Assignment

MS 55 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. “Logistics is the function that is responsible for the flow of materials into, through and out of an organisation”. Elaborate! Take the case of a Book Publisher and describe the input and output of materials from the Logistics point of view. 2. Explain (i) Global sourcing and its advantages and disadvantages (ii) World-class management model with respect to SCM. 3. Write a brief note on the following: a. Electronic commerce b. Electronic Data Interchange c. Bar Coding and Scanning d. Data Warehouse 4. “The most common method for evaluating non-economic factors in a facility … [Read more...]

MS 46 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. Choose any Financial Institution of your choice and discuss the impact of technology on the services provided by this Institution in the past two to three years. 2. Select any Non-Bank Finance Company or Financial Institution that issues debt instruments to raise funds from the market. Discuss in detail the instruments raised by that company. 3. Discuss different types of schemes which a mutual fund normally launches and compare their features. 4. Explain the guidelines issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India in 2000 for regulating the Venture Capital Funds and Venture … [Read more...]

MS 45 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. Explain in detail how the international financial architecture evolved over a period of time. 2. Explain Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) relationship and its applications. What are the reasons for deviations from such relationship? 3. Describe different types of foreign exchange exposures. Explain the techniques used for management of transaction exposure. 4. Explain in detail the Credit Insurance Policies and Maturity Factoring services offered by Export Credit Guarantee Corporation. 5. Discuss the basic steps involved in evaluating foreign projects. Why should a foreign project … [Read more...]

MS 44 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. What do you understand by investment risk? Classify the traditional sources of investment risk and mention whether they are general sources of risk or specific sources of risk. How is interest rate risk related to inflation risk? 2. Define the various forms of the market efficiency. State the anomalies in the Efficient Market Hypothesis. 3. Discuss the CAPM and its application in portfolio selection. Explain the relationship between SML, CML and Characteristic Line. 4. What are the basic assumptions of Arbitrage Pricing Theory (APT)? Discuss the problems associated with the … [Read more...]

MS 29 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1) Explain cultural differences and similarities in a global perspective. Enlist the strategies for dealing with cultural differences in global organisations citing examples. 2) Describe the ‘five-phase’ systematic approach to designing cross-cultural training programmes. What are the challenges faced in training expatriate managers? Cite illustrations. 3) Discuss the barriers to cross-cultural communication citing suitable examples. 4) Explain the issues and concerns of international industrial relations scenario with the help of relevant examples. … [Read more...]

MS 28 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. What are the sources of Industrial jurisprudence? Explain the genesis, objectives and classification of labour legislation in India. 2. Discuss the scope and coverage of the Mines Act, 1952. Explain the process of enforcement of the Act. 3. Discuss the object, scope and coverage of the Industrial Employment (standing orders) Act, 1946. Explain the concept, nature and certification process of standing orders. 4. Explain the objectives, scope and coverage of the minimum wages Act, 1948. Discuss the powers which the Government can exercise under the Minimum Wages Act. 5. Discuss … [Read more...]

MS 27 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. Explain the functions and responsibility in a compensation programme of any organization you are familiar with. Discuss the issues and current trends of the compensation programme. 2. Define wages under various labour legislation. Discuss, how minimum wage differs from need based minimum wage? 3. Define job evaluation. Explain the methods and systems of job evaluation have been followed in any organization you are familiar with. Discuss, how job evaluation is linked to wage fixation. 4. Define and discuss incentives and pre-requisites of effective incentive scheme. Explain the … [Read more...]

MS 26 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. What is alienation? Explain the Sociological and Psychological approach to alienation. Discuss how alienation can be dealt with an example. 2. What is organizational Stress? Briefly describe the strategies to cope with stress at individual and organizational levels. Cite few instances how you deal with organizational stress that you have faced. 3. Discuss the importance of delegation and the forces which influence delegation. Describe how delegation improved the effectiveness of an organisation with an example. 4. Describe the importance of ethics in present day environment of … [Read more...]

MS 25 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. Discuss the important factors responsible for change. Explain with the help of examples what makes excellent companies tick? 2. Discuss the concept of ‘turnaround management’. Cite organizational examples where turnaround management has taken place successfully. 3. Explain the concept of ‘intervention’ and types of interventions with the help of examples. 4. Enlist the key roles in managing change citing suitable organisational examples. … [Read more...]

MS 11 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. Chose an organization of your choice from the manufacturing sector. Perform a SWOT analysis on the organization. Based on the SWOT analysis performed, list out the challenges the organization is facing, which can be converted into opportunities. 2. How does Focus strategy create competitive advantage for an organization? Illustrate your answer with the help of an example. 3. List and explain various strategic issues arising when an organization follows diversification as a part of its growth strategy. 4. Describe different leadership styles of Top Management with the help of real … [Read more...]