Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 1 Winter 2015
MB0038 - Management Process and Organizational BehaviourQ1. Define the terms ‘strategy’. Explain the following: a) Corporate strategy b) Business strategy c) Functional strategy
Q2. Define the term ‘management’. Explain the Behavioural science theory and Systems theory.
Q3. Give the definition and importance of planning in an organisation and explain the steps in planning.
Q4. Define the term Controlling? What are the prerequisites of effective control?
Q5. What are ‘attitudes’? Explain the components and functions of attitude.
Q6. Define leadership. Write a brief note on ‘Contingency Theories of Leadership’.
MB0039 –Business CommunicationQ1. As a speaker you are addressing a group of people. Explain the elements involved in this communication.
Q2. What is the importance of Kinesics and Proxemics in communication? Explain with examples.
Q3. How does internal business communication affect the organization? Discuss the role of each stakeholder in this.
Q4. Imagine a new product from food industry. Write a persuasive letter to customers, persuading them to buy your company’s product.
Q5. You are going to face a job interview for the post of Manager-operations. Which aspects you will keep in mind while facing the interview?
Q6. Write short notes on: a) SQ3R technique of reading b) Circulars
MB0040 – Statistics for ManagementQ1. Statistics plays a vital role in almost every facet of human life. Describe the functions of Statistics. Explain the applications of statistics.
Q2. a) a) Explain the approaches to define probability.
b) State the addition and multiplication rules of probability giving an example of each case.
Q3. a) The procedure of testing hypothesis requires a researcher to adopt several steps. Describe in brief all such steps.
b) Explain the components of time series.
Q4. a) What is a Chi-square test? Point out its applications. Under what conditions is this test applicable?
b) Discuss the types of measurement scales with examples.
Q5. Business forecasting acquires an important place in every field of the economy. Explain the objectives and theories of Business forecasting.
Q6. a) What is analysis of variance? What are the assumptions of this technique?
b) Three samples below have been obtained from normal populations with equal variances. Test the hypothesis at 5% level that the population means are equal.
A B C
8 7 12
10 5 9
7 10 13
14 9 12
11 9 14
MB0041 – Financial and Management AccountingQ1. The Cash Book of Reid Ltd. furnishes the following balances on 25th October 2015. Cash in hand 4,200; Cash at Bank 7,650; Discount Allowed total 420 and Discount Received total Rs. 950. The following transactions occurred during last week of October 2015 : April 26 : General expenses Rs. 920 paid in cash 26 : Cash Sales Rs. 9,200 27 : A cheque Rs. 3,040 received from a debtor, K. Ball in full settlement of Rs. 3,200. 27 : A cheque sent to supplier, Baker Ltd. in settlement of dues Rs. 14,000 less 5 % Discount. 28 : Bank notified that a cheque Rs. 2,210 received from Mc Dermot returned dishonoured. 30 : An old delivery van was sold for Rs. 71,000 and a cheque received. 30 : A cheque sent to a supplier, Ford Ltd. in immediate payment of an invoice, list price Rs. 8,000, less 25 % Trade discount and 5 % Cash discount. Prepare a Triple Column Cash Book in the books of Reid Ltd. Based on above Prepare a Triple Column Cash Book in the books of Reid Ltd. For the week as above.
Q2. The difference in Trial Balance we kept in Suspense Account. The following errors were discovered before preparing the Final Accounts ; a. Purchase of Rs. 540 was written in Sales Day Book, but was posted to the correct side of party’s book. b. Salaries Account total Rs. 12,600 on page 32 was carried over to the next page as Rs. 1,260 on the wrong side. c. Interest on overdraft Rs. 650 was not posted to the ledger from the Cash Book. d. Rs. 600 collected from a party, earlier written off as bad debt, was credited to the party’s account. Show rectification entries and prepare a Suspense Account. From the above shown rectification entries and prepare a Suspense account.
Q3. Prepare the Balance Sheet of Mr. Devdas from the following : Stock velocity 6 Gross profit margin 20 % Capital Turnover ratio 2 Fixed Asset turnover ratio 4 Debt collection period 2 months Creditors payment period 73 days Gross profit Rs. 60,000; Excess of closing stock over opening stock Rs. 5,000; Difference in Balance Sheet represents Bank balance. From the above particulars, prepare a Balance Sheet of Mr. Devdas.
Q4. Balance Sheet of Bhaskar and Soumya are as follows : Liabilities 31.03.2014 31.03.2015 Assets 31.03.2014 31.03.2015 Rs. Rs. Rs. Rs. Capital 9,60,000 10,00,000 Land 2,00,000 2,50,000 Bank loan 3,20,000 2,90,000 Building 3,70,000 4,40,000 Loan from Bhaskar 1,20,000 Machinery 4,80,000 5,50,000 Current liabilities 2,40,000 2,80,000 Stock 1,90,000 1,60,000 Debtors 2,50,000 2,70,000 Cash 30,000 20,000 15,20,000 16,90,000 15,20,000 16,90,000
Q5. The sales and profit during two years were as follows ; Year Sales Profit Rs. Rs. 2013-14 1,50,000 20,000 2014-15 1,70,000 25,000 Calculate : i. P/V Ratio ii. Break Even Point iii. Required Sales to reach a profit of Rs. 40,000 iv. Profit when Sales are Rs. 2,50,000 v. Margin of Safety at a profit of Rs. 50,000 vi. Variable Costs for 2 years
Q6.Enumerate steps to prepare a Funds Flow Statement
MB0042 – Managerial EconomicsQ1. Inflation is a global Phenomenon which is associated with high price causes decline in the value for money. It exists when the amount of money in the country is in excess of the physical volume of goods and services. Explain the reasons for this monetary phenomenon.
Q2. Monopoly is the situation there exists a single control over the market producing a commodity having no substitutes with no possibilities for anyone to enter the industry to compete. In that situation, they will not charge a uniform price for all the customers in the market and also the pricing policy followed in that situation.
Q3. Define monopolistic competition and explain its characteristics.
Q4. When should a firm in perfectly competitive market shut down its operation?
Q5. Discuss the practical application of Price elasticity and Income elasticity of demand.
Q6. Discuss the scope of managerial economics.
MB0043 – Human Resource ManagementQ1. What do you mean by Human Resource Management? Describe the functions of Human Resource Management.
Q2. Discuss the elements of a Career Planning Programme. Explain some of the benefits of a Career Planning program to an organization.
Q3. What do you mean by HRIS? Explain the components of HRIS. Describe the different applications of HRIS in Human Resource Management.
Q4. Discuss the objectives of Discipline. Explain the Action –penalties of Discipline
Q5. Suppose you have joined as an HR and you have been assigned a task to carry out the grievance handling procedure in your organization. What according to you are the causes of Grievance? Describe in detail the Grievance handling procedure.
Q6. Write a short note on the following :
a)Index /Trend Analysis