Saturday, March 21, 2015

Dibrugarh University - Principles of Business Management (May' 2014)

2014 (May)
Commerce (General/Speciality)
Course Code: 204
Time: 3 Hours
Maximum Marks: 80

1.       Fill in the blanks with appropriate word or words :                                    1*8
(a)     Functional foremanship was introduced by______.
(b)   ‘Father of human relation movement’________.
(c)    The motivation theory of Abraham Maslow is known as_____.
(d)   ‘PODSCoRB’ was introduce by____.
(e)   _______is known as father of MBO technique.
(f)     Return on investment (ROI)=______*100
(g)    The minimum duration of long term planning is_______.
(h)   Time study is a part of______study.

2.       Write short notes on any four:                                           4*4=16
(a)    Planning premises
(b)   Departmentation
(c)    Autocratic leadership
(d)   Concept of decision making
(e)   Bases of departmentation

3. What are the objective of management? Discuss the scope of management.                                              5+7=12
‘Fayol is considered as father of modern management theory.’ Discuss the statement.                                                  12

4. What are the fundamental requirements of planning? Discuss the advantages of planning.                  5+6=11
What is budget ? Discuss about various types of budget.                                               2+9=11

5. What is span of management? Discuss the factors which are influential in determining the span of management.                                             3+8=11
What is military organization? What are its limitations? How it can be made successful?                                  2+5+4=11

6.  Discuss in detail about the various techniques of increasing motivation.                                         11
What are the importance of leadership in an organization?   Discuss the various style of leadership.                         3+8=11

7. What are the features of a good control system? Discuss the barriers of control.                                       11
Explain the modern techniques of control which are generally used by management.                                                     11