University of Mumbai 2006 B.A Economics Management & Production Planning omber - Question Paper
Friday, 12 July 2013 09:40Web
Time: three HoursMarks: 100
All ques. are compulsory.
Figures to the right indicate full marks.
Answers to the 2 parts should be written in the identical ans book.
Q.1 discuss the meaning of any 6 of the subsequent terms in about 5 lines every :- 12
(a) Scalar Chain.
(b) Human Skills.
(c) Mission and Objectives.
(d) Delegation of Authority.
(e) Matrix Organization.
(f) Refresher Training.
(h) Break-even Point.
(i) Performance Appraisal.
Q.2 ans any 4 of the subsequent questions:- 20
(a) Is management an art? explain.
(b) describe planning and discuss briefly the steps in planning process.
(c) What is decision making? elaborate the modern techniques for programmed decisions?
(d) What do you mean by departmentation? elaborate the bases of departmentation?
(e) discuss the factors affecting Span of Management.
(f) What do you mean by 'Line and Staff' organization? elaborate the complaints of Line Executives against Staff Managers?
(g) describe controlling and discuss the essential requirements of a good control system.
Q.3 ans any 3 of the subsequent questions:- 18
(a) What is Human Resource Development? elaborate the issues of Human Resource Development?
(b) What do you mean by Training and Development? discuss the essential requirements of a good Training Program me.
(c) What is Job-design? elaborate the factors affecting Job-design?
(d) Critically examine Maslow's need hierarchy Theory of Motivation.
(e) describe leadership and discuss any 5 styles of leadership.
(f) discuss the purpose and uses of performance appraisal.
Q.3 Write short notes on any 3 of the following:- 18
(i) Behavioral Science Approach.
(ii) Management by Objectives.
(iii) Obstacles to Delegation of Authority.
(iv) Assessment Center.
(v) Human Resource Accounting.
(vi) Nature and Purpose of International Business.
Q.4 discuss the meaning of any 6 of the subsequent terms in about 5 lines each:- 12
(a) Production Planning.
(b) Product Development.
(c) Jobbing Production.
(d) Flexible Manufacturing system.
(e) Quality Circle.
(f) Work Study.
(h) Buffer Stock.
(i) Stock-out cost.
Q.5 ans any 4 of the subsequent questions:- 20
(a) Briefly discuss the stages in the historical evolution of Production Management.
(b) Write notes on "Strategic Planning for Production".
(c) "Higher Productivity leads to Prosperity". explain with reference to importance of higher Industrial Productivity.
(d) How do you measure Industrial Productivity?
(e) What is product design? discuss the factors to be considered while designing a product.
(f) What is Routing and Scheduling? discuss the importance of Routing and Scheduling.
(g) discuss the factors affecting the selection of suitable location for production facilities.
Q.6 ans any 3 of the subsequent questions:- 18
(a) elaborate production standards? Briefly discuss the standards that are needed to be established at various levels.
(b) discuss the steps in work measurement.
(c) What is total quality management? discuss the advantages of TQM.
(d) discuss the steps in Quality Control.
(e) What is material planning ? discuss its importance.
(f) What is Inventory Control? discuss any 5 Techniques of Inventory Control.
Q.6 Write short notes on any 3 of the following:- 18
(i) Continuous Production System.
(ii) Operations Research.
(iii) Dimensions of Quality.
(iv) Manufacturing Process Technology.
(v) Perpetual Inventory Control.
(vi) MRP as a scheduling and ordering system.
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