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Management Science Question Bank

Unit-I
1. Define Management? Explain Henry Fayols principles of management.
Set No: 1, R10 Regular, 2013
2. Nature and describe the various levels of management with their functions.
Set No: 2, R10 Regular, 2013
3. What is motivation? Explain Abraham Maslows needs Hierarchy theory.
Set No: 3, R10 Regular 2013
4. a) What is Matrix Organization? Explain the merits and demerits of Committee
Organization.
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b) What do you mean by Functional organization structure? What are the advantages and
disadvantages?
5. a) What is Management? What are the functions of Management?
b) Explain Maslows theory of Motivation.

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6. a) Discuss the nature and importance of Management.


b) Explain Henry Fayols Principles of Management.
7. Describe F.W. Taylors Scientific Management.

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8. a) Define Management. What are the functions of Management?


b) Explain Herzbergs Two-Factor Theory of Motivation.

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9. a) Discuss the nature and importance of Management.


b) Explain Henry Fayols Principles of Management.
10. Describe F.W. Taylors Scientific Management.

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Set No: 3, R07 Supply, 2013

Unit-II
1. What is plant layout? Explain the types of plant layout.
Set No: 1, R10 Regular 2013
2. What do you mean by statistical quality control? Explain its importance in quality
control.
Set No: 2, R10 Regular 2013
3. What do you mean by Economic Order Quantity? Derive the formula for
determining the Economic order Quantity.
Set No: 3, R10 Regular 2013
4. What do you mean by work study? Explain the basic procedure involved in method
study.
Set No: 4, R10 Regular 2013
5. What are the objectives of work study? .
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Unit-III
1. What are the difference between Human Resource Management and Personnel
Management and Industrial Relations.

Set No: 1, R10 Regular 2013


2. Define Human Resource Management? Explain its functions.
Set No: 2, R10 Regular 2013
3. Explain different methods of training in an organization.
Set No: 3, R10 Regular 2013
4. What is Marketing Mix? Describe various elements of Marketing Mix.
Set No: 4, R10 Regular 2013
5. Explain with the help of diagram, the stages in Product life-cycle.
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6. What are the different steps in methods of training?
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7. Describe the functions of management?
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8. What is Marketing? What are the elements of Marketing Mix?
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9. Explain how personnel management is different from HRM?
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Unit-IV
1. From the following information:
a) Draw the project network and find critical path.
b) Calculate earliest starting time and earliest finished time for each activity.
c) Determine Total, Free and Independent floats.
Activity
A
B
C
D
E
F

Immediate Predecessor
A
A
B,C
B,C,D

Duration
3
4
5
7
3
6
Set No: 1, R10 Regular 2013

2. From the following information:


a) Draw the network
b) Find its critical path and project duration
c) Determine Total, Free and Independent floats.
Activity
1-2
1-3
2-4
3-4
4-5
4-6
5-7
6-7
7-8

Duration
5
4
6
2
1
7
8
4
3

Set No: 2, R10 Regular 2013


3. From the following data crash the network and identify the optimum time of the
project where the indirect cost is estimated Rs. 60 per day.
Activity
1-2
1-3
1-4

Normal Time
9
8
15

Crash Time
6
5
10

Cost Slope
20
25
30

2-4
3-4
4-5

5
11
2

3
6
1

10
15
40
Set No: 3, R10 Regular 2013

4. From the following information:


a) Draw the PERT network
b) Find variance for each activity
c) Find variance and standard distribution for critical path
d) What is the probability that the project will be completed 23 days?
e) Find Total, independent and Free floats?
Activity
1-2
2-3
2-4
3-5
4-6
5-6
5-7
6-7

To
3
3
2
4
4
0
3
2

Tm
3
6
4
6
6
0
4
5

Tp
3
9
6
8
8
0
5
8

Set No: 4, R10 Regular 2013


Unit-V
1. Define strategic management and describe the process of strategic management.
Set No: 1, R10 Regular 2013
2. Define corporate planning and describe the process of corporate planning.
Set No: 2, R10 Regular 2013
3. Explain various generic strategy alternatives in details.
Set No: 3, R10 Regular 2013
4. Explain various external environment scanning techniques used by the organization.
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5. a) What are the characteristics of Mission Statements?
b) Describe the elements of Corporate Planning Process?
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6.

Explain what SWOT analysis is.

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7. a) What is Corporate Planning? What are the Elements of Corporate Planning?


b) Describe briefly the steps in Strategy formulation and implementation.
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8. a) Explain the concepts Mission, Goals, Objectives and Strategy.
b) What do you understand by SWOT Analysis?

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Unit-VI
1. Define code of ethics and explain how the ethical practices help the organization to
grow?
Set No: 1, R10 Regular 2013
2. What should be the ethical practices followed by the organization manage their human
resources?
Set No: 2, R10 Regular 2013

3. Write about various ethical practices in marketing?


Set No: 3, R10 Regular 2013
4. Define Business Ethics and explain its importance in business.
Set No: 4, R10 Regular 2013
Unit-VII
1. What are the problems faced while meeting the cross cultural communication.
Set No: 1, R10 Regular 2013
2. Explain various techniques of interviews in detail.
Set No: 2, R10 Regular 2013
3. What are the strategies to be followed for making effective presentation?
Set No: 3, R10 Regular 2013
4. Explain the essentials of writing an effective report.
Set No: 4, R10 Regular 2013
Unit-VIII
1. Write a shot note on:
a) Total Quality Management

b)Balance Scored Card

c)Just-in-Time

Set No: 1, R10 Regular 2013


2. Write a short note on:
a) Marketing Information System

b)Six Sigma

c)Bench Marking

Set No: 2, R10 Regular 2013


3. Write a short note on:
a) Capability Maturity Model

b)Enterprise Resource Model

c)Performance Management

Set No: 3, R10 Regular 2013


4. Write a short note on:
a) Business Process Outsourcing b)Management Information System
Management

c)Supply Chain

Set No: 4, R10 Regular 2013


5. a) Explain Just-in-Time system? What are its benefits?
b) Explain Six Sigma.
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6. a) What is ment by Total Quality Management?
c) What is Bench Marking? How it is Useful?
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7. a) What is Supply Chain Management?
8. b) Discuss Enterprises resource planning (ERP)?
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9. a) What is Total Quality Management (TQM)? Explain how products are developed in TQM
environment.
b) Explain about Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
Set No: 4, R07 Supply, 2013