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D-18 [2037]
B.Sc. (IT) (Semester - 3rd/5th/6th)
Time : 03 Hours Maximum Marks : 75
Instruction to candidates:
1) Section - A is compulsory.
2) Attempt any Nine questions from Section - B.


Q1) (15 × 2 = 30)

a) Define management information system.
b) List three characteristics of good information.
c) What are three dimensions of MIS?
d) What was the defining characteristic of first-alternative computers?
e) Describe two disadvantages of file processing.
f) “Decision making involves choosing from among alternative
solution”. Comment on this statement.
g) Why is control regarded as a crucial management function?
h) Give suitable example, how information technology has affected you.
i) What do you understand by planning?
j) Discuss briefly MIS as a control tool in the organization.
k) What are the basic components of scientific management?
l) Why Human relations school also termed as ‘neo-classical’?
m) How ‘Time and Motion Study differs from each other.
n) What are the limitations of classical theories?
o) What are the objectives of organizing?

(9 × 5 = 45)
Q2) In what ways do you think that organizational structure influences MIS?
Q3) Explain how a decision support systems (DSS) differs from a Management
Information System(MIS).

Q4) Explain the function of each of the following:

(a) Word processor.
(b) Voice mail.
(c) Image processing.

Q5) Differential between character-based displays and graphics video displays.

Q6) Discuss, briefly various functions of management.

Q7) What are the major findings of the Hawthome experiments.

Q8) What should be the qualities of a good business leader?

Q9) Discuss the merits and demerits of flat and tall organization structure.

Q10) Discuss the various stages involved in genuine decision making as suggested
by Wallas.

Q11) “Planning is looking a head, and control is looking back”. Comment on

this statement.

Q12) Why do you think that computers have a different impact on managers at
various organization levels?

Q13) What are the major challenges created by information technology to Indian
society? Discuss.

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