Assignment (July 2014)

Q1 “Management is the art of getting things done through people”. Explain?
Q2 Explain EE of management.
Q3 Why is management called a process?
Q4 How can we say that management is a profession?
Q5 List and elaborate the roles and responsibilities of a manager.
Q6 What are the different levels of management?
Q7 Differentiate between management, administration and organization.
Q8 List 5 different managerial skills.
Q9 Explain MINTZBERG’S Managerial roles.
Q10 Define planning. What is the nature of planning?
Q11 what are the advantages and limitations of planning?
Q12 How do we make effective planning?
Q13 Explain the principles of planning.
Q14 Explain types of planning?
Q15 What is MBO? Discuss the features of objectives.
Q16 what are the steps in MBO process?
Q17 What are the difficulties in implementation of MBO? How to make it effective?
Q18 what is management by exception?
Q19 What is decision making? What are the different types of decision making?
Q20 what are the importance of decision making?
Q21 Explain groupthink.
Q22 what is the process of decision making? Explain with the help of a clean and labeled
Q23 what are the two different models used for decision making?
Q24 Classify the techniques of decision making.
Q25 List and explain the different techniques used in operational research techniques.
Q26 Explain decision making under risk and uncertainty.
Q27 What are the concepts and nature of control?
Q28 Explain the relationship between control and planning.
Q29 Explain the process of control with the help of diagram.
Q30 List the various control techniques.
Q31 What is a budget?
Q32 what are the different kinds of budgets?
Q33 what are the advantages and the disadvantages of budgetary control?
Q34 Write short notes on
Zero based budgeting
Responsibility accounting.
Break even analysis
Return on investment
Network techniques
Critical Path Method (CPM)
Q35 Define culture? What are the different types of culture.
Q36 What are the different levels of culture?
Q37 Explain the process of socialization.
Q38 what is the relationship between morale and productivity? How do we measure
climate and morale?
Q39 what is span of control? What are the factors affecting span of control?
Q40 What is scalar chain?
Q41 What are the determinants of organizational structure?
Q42 Explain
Functional structure
Divisional structure
Geographical structure
Customer based structure
Project organization
Matrix structure
Virtual organization
Q43 Write the differences between mechanistic and organic culture.
Q44 List and draw the different types of communication networks.
Q45 what are the barriers to effective communication? How do we achieve effective
Q46 What are the approaches to understand human behaviour?
Q47 Explain the models of human behavior. (S-R model an SOBC model)
Q48 Define perception and explain the process. Also explain perception mechanism and
Q49 What are the different perceptual errors?
Q50 what is attribution theory?
Q51 What re the different types of learning? Explain.
Q52 what is reinforcement theory? What are the types of reinforcement?
Q53 Define personality. List and explain trades of personality?
Q54 what is motivation? Explain the relation between needs and motivation.
Q55 Explain the Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.
Q56 Explain
Alderfer’s ERG model
McClellland’s theory
Herzberg’s two factor theory
McGregor’s theories
Ouchi’s theory
Q57 What is stress. Explain types of stress. Explain stress Management.
Q58 What is transaction analysis and games analysis?
Q59 What are group dynamics? Explain the different theories of group formation.
Q60 Write notes on management of change and management of conflict.
Q 61 List and explain levels of conflicts. What are the modes of handling conflict?
Q62 What are the different styles of leadership? Explain.
Q63 What is the situational model of leadership?
Q64 Differentiate between leadership and managership.
Q65 What are the types of leaders?
Q66 Explain contingency theory.
Q67 Write short note on:
a. Span of control
b. Forms of organization based on authority relationships
c. Organisation climate
d. Quality of successful manager