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B.E. / B. Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, APRIL I MAY 2004.

Sixth Semester

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

MG 331 -PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

 

Time: Three Hours                                                                              Maximum: 100 marks

 

Answer ALL Questions.

  1. PART A- (10 x 2 = 20 marks)
  2. Define ethics
  3. Explain the social responsibility of business.
  4. Define planning
  5. What are the different types of planning?
  6. Explain the terms decision and decision – making.
  7. What is span of control?
  8. What are the advantages of decentralization?
  9. Name the various types of communication.
  10. What are the different motivational theories?
  11. Explain franchising.

 

PART B – (5 x 16 = 80 marks)

1 1.      (i) Describe theory X and theory Y. (8)

 

(ii) Explain the various sources of recruitment. What are their advantages and disadvantages? (8)

 

12        (a) Explain Henry Fayol’s principles of management. (16)

Or

(b) Describe the various elements of planning.

 

13. (a) (i) Describe the various types of decision. (8)

(ii) Explain the steps in rational decision – making.

 

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(b) How are individual ethics formed? Also explain the arguments for and against social responsibility and organizational approaches to social responsibility. (16)

 

 

 

 

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15.(a)

 

 

 

 

 

(b)

 

 

 

(a)

 

 

 

 

 

(b)(i)

 

(ii)

 

 

 

(i)

 

(ii)

 

(i)

 

 

(ii)

 

 

(i)

 

 

(ii)Distinguish between formal and informal organization. (8)

 

Describe depart mentation by process. What are its advantages and disadvantages?

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Explain the functions of Human Resources Management

 

Explain the various methods of performance appraisal.

 

What are the barrier to effective communication? Explain them. (10)

 

Explain the qualities required for effective leadership. (6)

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Why do companies decide to go international? Also explain the merits and limitations of multinational companies. (6)

 

Explain how companies go international and also explain how they effect organization complexity and managerial involvement abroad. (10)

 

 

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B.E. I B. Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, NOVEMBER I DECEMBER 2004 ·

Sixth Semester

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

MG 331 -PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

 

Time: Three Hours

 

Answer ALL Questions.

PART A- (10 x 2 = 20 marks)

 

  1. State any one definition of management.
  2. What are the functions of managers?
  3. Sate the steps in planning.
  4. What are the benefits of management by objectives?
  5. Define span of management.
  6. What is meant by functional authority?
  7. Define theory – X.
  8. State the Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.
  9. What is the managing concept in France?
  10. State the factors influencing managing in Australia.

 

PART B – (5 x 16 = 80 marks)

 

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15.(i) Explain the nature and purpose of international business and multinational corporations. (8)

 

(ii)Describe the trend towards a unified global theory of management. (8)

 

(a)Describe the various approaches to management. (16)

Or

(b) Explain the nature and importance of ethics in managing and ways to institutionalize and raise ethical standards. (16)

 

(a)Discuss about the nature and types of premises and forecasts in detail. (16)

Or

(b) Explain the importance and limitations of rational decision making. (16)

 

(a) Describe the basic patterns of traditional depart mentation and explain the advantages and disadvantages of each. (16)

Or

(b) Discuss the major principles to be kept in mind m developing organization structure.

 

(a)    What are the characteristics of written, oral and nonverbal communication? Explain them in detail.

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(b) Explain the managerial techniques that are especially useful for operations, planning and control as well as other areas of enterprise operation. (16)

 

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B.E. I B. Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, APRIL I MAY 2005.

Sixth Semester

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

MG 331 -PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

 

Time: Three Hours Maximum: 100 marks

 

Answer ALL Questions.

PART A- (10 x 2 = 20 marks)

 

  1. Explain the importance of planning.
  2. Explain ethical dilemma.
  3. Explain organizing.
  4. Explain controlling.
  5. Explain global outsourcing.
  6. What is social responsibility?
  7. What do you mean by the term “bounded rationality” in decision making?
  8. What are the various types of decision making models?
  9. Explain chain of command.
  10. Explain departmentalization.

 

PART B- (5 x 16 = 80 marks)

 

11. Explain the following approaches for ethical decision.

 

(i) Utilitarian approach

(ii) Individualism approach

(iii) Moral – rights approach

(iv) Justice approach.

 

12    (a) (i) Differentiate between strategic and tactical planning. (8)

 

(ii) Explain the characteristics of objectives. What are the requirements of good objectives? Also mention its benefits (8)

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(b) (i) Explain environmental appraisal. What are the factors which need to be studied for environmental appraisal? (8)

(ii) Explain the different types of policies. Also explain the guidelines to be followed for effective policy-making. (8)

 

13. (a) Explain the various methods of departmentalism. Also discuss the factors to be taken into consideration while framing various departments. (16}

 

Or

(b)    (i) Discuss the factors determining span of control. (8)

(ii) What are the advantages and disadvantages of matrix type of organization? (4)

(iii) Explain the essential requirements of a good appraisal system. (4)

 

14. (a) Explain the following motivational theories :

 

(i)                 Herberg’s motivation – Hygiene theory

(ii)               Maslow’s need theory.

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(b) Explain the contributions of Taylor and Gilberthto management. (16)

 

15 (a)  (i) Explain the factors affecting managerial ethics. (8)

(iii)             Explain the various steps involved in the selection of an employee.

 

(c)    Explain the economic, legal – political and socio-cultural factors to be considered in the international business environment. (16)

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B.E./ B. Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, NOVEMBER I DECEMBER 2005

Sixth Semester

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

MG 331 -PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

 

Time: Three Hours Maximum: 100 marks

 

Answer ALL Questions.

(a)    PART A- (10 x 2 = 20 marks)

  1. Define Management.
  2. Define ethics.
  3. Why is it important to study the various management theories that have been developed?
  4. What do you mean by planning?
  5. Differentiate between managerial “effectiveness” and “efficiency”.
  6. Define Staffing.
  7. Explain Leading.
  8. Define Motivation.
  9. Define Leadership.
  10. What is “noise” is a communication system?

 

PART B- (5 x 16 = 80 Marks)

  1. (i) Explain in detail the procedure of decision – making.

(ii) Explain the steps that make up the formal planning process.

 

12 (a) (i) Explain the levels of ethical questions in business. Also explain ethical language. (8)

(ii)Explain the basic tenets of common morality. (8)

Or

Write short notes on management theory and practice.

(b)Describe the models of corporate social responsiveness.

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(b)

 

 

 

 

 

14. (a)

 

 

 

(b)

 

 

 

 

 

15. (a)

 

 

 

(b)

(i) What is division of work? What are its advantages and disadvantages? What does an organization chart show? Also explain the importance of organizational structure. (8) 

(ii) What is a functional structure? How is it different from a product/ market structure? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? (8)

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(i)Explain line and staff authority. Also explain the guidelines for effective delegation. (8)

 

(ii) Explain the steps of hiring sequence. Is this sequence the same under all conditions? Why or why not?

 

(i)Explain the expectancy model of motivation. (8)

(ii)Describe the common barriers to effective interpersonal communication. How may these barriers be overcome? (8)

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(i)Distinguish between authoritarian, democratic and Laissez – Faire leadership styles and their managerial implications. (8)

 

(ii)Compare and contrast decision support systems, expert systems and conventional management information systems. (8)

 

(i)Why do companies decide to go international? Explain. (8)

(ii) What economic variable should managers be aware of before they invest in other countries? Why? (8)

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(i)Describe the four stages of corporate internationalization identified by Christopher Korth and explain how they affect organization complexity and managerial involvement abroad. (10)

 

(ii)Write short notes on the future of global management. (6)

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B.E./ B. Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, MAY I JUNE 2006

Sixth Semester

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

MG 331 -PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

 

Time: Three Hours Maximum: 100 marks

 

Answer ALL Questions.

PART A – ( 10 x 2 = 20 marks)

 

  1. Define Management.
  2. What is meant by ethics?
  3. What is the purpose of planning?
  4. State any two decision making strategies?
  5. Give two examples for line organization.
  6. Define decentralization.
  7. Define productivity.
  8. State the types of information.
  9. What is meant by preventive control?
  10. Define performance appraisal.

 

PART B – (5 x 16 = 80 marks)

 

  1. (i) Describe about unified management theory in detail.

(ii)What is meant by global management theory? Explain in detail.

 

  1.  (i) “Management is a Science”- Discuss on this Statement.

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(ii)Explain the social responsibility of an individual.

 

  1. (a) Explain the objectives of planning in any organization and also explain the planning strategies. (16)

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(b)   What is meant by planning premises? Explain in detail. ( 16)

 

14. (a)Discuss about the nature and purpose of organizing.

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(c)    Explain the techniques involved for selection process.

 

15. (a) Explain any two motivational theories with examples.

Or

(b) What are the types of leadership styles? Briefly explain them.

 

K1152

B.E. I B. Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, NOV. I DEC. 2004

Seventh Semester

Computer Science Engineering

MG 331 -PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

(Common to Electronics and Communication Engineering)

 

Time: Three Hours Maximum: 100 marks

 

Answer ALL Questions.

PART A- (10 x 2 = 20 marks)

 

 

  1. What is meant by Productivity?
  2. What is Social Audit?
  3. How would you evaluate the importance of a decision?
  4. State briefly Tows Matrix.
  5. State the factors that influence Job design?
  6. What are the sources of organizational conflict?
  7. What is meant by Brain Storming?
  8. List out few leadership traits.
  9. What are the dangers in budgeting?
  10. What is value engineering?

 

PART- B (5 x 16 = 80 marks)

 

  1. (i) What are the important aspects of the system approach to Manager Selection? (8)

 

(ii) What are the main characteristics of organization development? (8)

 

  1. (a) (i) Define Management. What are the functions managers perform to attain the set goals? (9)

 

(ii) List and discuss the benefits and limitations of some codes of ethics. (7)

Or

 

(b) (i) What are different types of plans ? Explain.

(ii)Explain briefly the benefits and weakness of MBO.

 

  1. (a) (i)Explain modern approaches to uncertainty.

 

(ii) Explain how formal organization organization. Illustrate.

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(b)   (i) Explain the concept of functional authority. How do you delegate it? (10)

 

(ii) How does a leader influence organization culture? (6)

 

  1. (a) (i) What are some possible implications staffing, leading and controlling?

 

(ii)Explain any three theories of Motivation

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(b) (i) Explain different styles of leadership based on authority. (8)

(ii) What are communication barriers and suggest measures how communication be made effective? • (8)

 

  1. (a)(i) Define controlling as a managerial function and explain the basic control process. (10)

(ii)State briefly the nature and applications of information technology. (6)

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(b) (i)Explain how operations research helps to enhance productivity. (8)

 

(ii)What do you understand by principle of Preventive Control? Explain its advantages. (8)

 

 

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B.E./ B. Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, APRIL I MAY 2005

Seventh Semester

Computer Science and Engineering

MG 331 -PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

(Common to Electronics and Communication Engineering)

 

Time: Three Hours Maximum: 100 marks

 

Answer ALL Questions.

PART A- (10 x 2 = 20 marks)

 

1. Define social audit.

2. List the important functions of managers.

3. Mention the three approaches generally adopted by managers in selecting an alternative.

4. Enumerate the advantages of functional organization grouping.

5. Broadly classify the tests that are commonly used in the selection of people for job.

6. State the objectives of sensitivity training.

7. Distinguish between motivation and satisfaction.

8. What are the four basic ingredients of leadership skill?

9. State the principle of preventive control.

10. Write some of the requirements that must be fulfilled to ensure the JIT method to work.

 

PART- B (5 x 16 = 80 marks)

 

11.    (i) 

(ii)

 

  1. (a)(i)

 

 

(ii)

 

(b)    (i)

 

(ii)

 

 

  1. (a)(i)

 

 

(ii)

 

(b)(i)

 

 

(ii)

 

14.    (a)(i)

 

 

(ii)

 

(b)

 

 

  1. (a)

 

(b)

Discuss about the general steps involved in procedure. 

Explain the assumptions and advantages of control.

 

Give an account of various steps involved in planning. (8)

 

Explain briefly the benefits and weaknesses of Management By Objectives.

 

Enumerate the Fayol’s Principles of Management. (6)

 

State and explain the eight recommendations that should be considered by managers for successful implementation of strategies. (10)

 

Write short notes on any two important modem approaches to decision making under uncertainty. (6)

 

Discuss about the factors determining an effective span of management. ( 10)

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Briefly explain the factors determining the degree of decentralization of authority.

 

Give a brief account of at least six mistakes in organizing.

 

Give a brief account of the skills and personal characteristics needed by managers. (6)

 

Discuss about the various steps in the formulation of career strategy.

 

Discuss in detail about the various approaches followed in organizations for manager development. (16)

 

(i) Enumerate the assumptions of Me Gregor’s theory X and theory Y. (8)

(ii) Write short notes on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. (5)

(iii) Briefly explain about the three types of basic motivating needs proposed by Me Cleeland. (3)

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(i)                 Give a brief account of various leadership styles based on use of authority.

 

(ii)               Discuss about the barriers and breakdowns in communication.