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Maharshi Dayanand University,Rohtak MBA – 2 Semester nd MBA- 2-21 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT JAN 2006 EXAM Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. Unit-I 1. “The sole objective of the management when making investment decisions is to maximize the net present value.” Discuss. 2. What is the relevance of time value of money in financial decision-making? Unit-II 3. What is Capital Budgeting? Examine the effects of depreciation policy on the Cash Flows of a firm. 4. Write short answers of the following: (a) Certainty Equivalent Method (b) Weighted Average Cost of Capital. Unit-III 5. Distinguish between Operating Leverage and Financial Leverage. How can two leverage be measured? 6. Why is Dividend Policy important for a firm? Discuss the various determinants of a dividend policy in a company. Unit-IV
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Maharshi Dayanand University,RohtakMBA – 2 Semester nd

MBA- 2-21FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

JAN 2006 EXAM Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.

Unit-I 1. “The sole objective of the management when making investment decisions is to maximize the net present value.” Discuss. 2. What is the relevance of time value of money in financial decision-making?

Unit-II 3. What is Capital Budgeting? Examine the effects of depreciation policy on the Cash Flows of a firm. 4. Write short answers of the following: (a) Certainty Equivalent Method (b) Weighted Average Cost of Capital.

Unit-III 5. Distinguish between Operating Leverage and Financial Leverage. How can two leverage be measured? 6. Why is Dividend Policy important for a firm? Discuss the various determinants of a dividend policy in a company.

Unit-IV 7. Write short notes on the following Operating Cycle Objectives of Cash Management. 8. What benefits and costs are associated with the extension of credit? How should they be combined to obtain an appropriate credit policy?

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JAN 2007 EXAM

Unit-I1. In what respect is the objective of wealth maximization superior to the profit maximization objective? 2. “Financial decision making is the hallmark of financial management, “Examine the statement in the light of the important financial decisions in a firm.

Unit-II3. Define cost of capital. How is the overall cost of capital computed? 4. What is capital budgeting? Explain the discounted cash flow techniques of capital budgeting.

Unit-III5. Explain the assumptions and implications of NI approach and NOI approach. Illustrate your answer with hypothetical examples. 6. What is stable dividend policy? Why do firms follow such a dividend policy?

Unit-IV7. “Duration of operating cycle is the major determinant of working capital requirements of working capital requirements of a company” Discuss. 8. Explain the techniques that can be used to accelerate the firm’s collection.

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Maharshi Dayanand University,RohtakMBA – 2 Semester nd

MBA- 2-21FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

JULY 2007 EXAM Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.

Unit-I1. Explain how the scope of finance function has changed over time. What roles of a finance manager play in a modern firm? 2. When can there be conflict between owners and management goals? How wealth maximization takes care of this?

Unit-II3. Explain the concept of this risk analysis with reference to capital budgeting briefly describe the methods as measures of dealing with risks of capital budgeting. 4. How is weighted average cost of capital calculated? What weights should be used in its calculations?

Unit-III5. Explain the assumptions and implications of the NI approach and NOI approach. Illustrate your answer with hypothetical examples. 6. What is the Modigliani-Miller’s irrelevance hypothesis in dividend decision making? Critically evaluate its assumptions.

Unit-IV7. Explain how working capital management policies affect the profitability liquidity for the firm. 8. Write short answers of the following: (a) Motives for holding cash (b) Optimal Credit Policy.

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JAN 2008 EXAM

Unit-I1. How is the goal of wealth maximization a better operative criterion than profit maximization? 2. “Incorporation of time value of money helps financial manager in taking better decision”. Illustrate.

Unit-II3. “The sole objective of the management when making investment decisions is to maximize the net present value of the firm”. Comment. 4. Define cost of capital. What is the relevance and significance of cost of capital in capital budgeting decision?

Unit-III5. Explain with suitable example the arbitrage process of MM approach to achieve the equilibrium level. 6. “According to Walter’s model the optimum payout ratio can either be zero or 100 percent”. Explain the circumstances when this is true.

Unit-IV7. Explain the concept of working capital. What methods do you suggest for estimating working capital needs? Illustrate your answers 8. Write short answer of the following: (a) Credit terms and credit standards (b) Economic Order Quantity.

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Maharshi Dayanand University,RohtakMBA – 2 Semester nd

MBA- 2-21FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

JULY 2008 EXAM Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.

UNIT I

Q:1 “Financial management is nothing but managerial decision making in asset mix, capital mix and profit allocation.” Comment. Q:2 Explain the implications of wealth maximization objectives for (i) Creditors, (ii) employees, (iii) management, and (iv) society.

UNIT II Q:3 Why is the cash flow concept important for capital budgeting? How would treat depreciation, working capital and salvage value in determine the cash flows? Q:4 The basic formula to calculate the cost of equity is :

Explain its rationale.

UNIT III Q:5 Explain the position of M-M on the issue of an optimal capital structure, ignoring the corporate income taxes. Use an Illustration to slow how home-made leverage by an individual investor can replicate the same risk and return as provided by the levered firm. Q:6 What are the assumptions which underlie Gordon’s model of dividend effect? Does dividend policy affect the value of the firm under Gordon’s model?

UNIT IV Q:7 What is the importance of working capital for a manufacturing firm? What shall be the repercussions if a firm has (a) paucity of working capital (b) excess of working capital? Q:8 Explain the objective of credit policy. What is the role of credit terms and credit standard in a credit policy of a firm?

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MBA – 2nd SemesterMBA- 2-23

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGE MENTJAN 2006 EXAM

Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70

Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. Unit-I 1. Explain the role of HR in changing business environment Also define skills required for HR practitioner o cope up with the change. 2. What are objectives and functions of HR? Explain them in detail. Unit-II 3. What is Succession and Career Planning? Explain its objectives and significance. 4. Define the concept of Training. Explain its role and significance for manpower. Unit-III 5. What is Performance Appraisal? Explain its objectives and scope. 6. What factors play important role in determining pay rates in a multinational organization? Unit-IV 7. What do you mean by Industrial Democracy? How does it maintain relation in an organization? 8. Write short notes on the following : (a) Strategies for settlement of Industrial Disputes (b) Employee Empowerment.

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MBA – 2nd Semester MBA- 2-23 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT JAN 2007 EXAM T me : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 i Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. 1. Define the status of HRM in changing environment due to globalization. Does this environment a challenge for HRM? Comment. 2. How does human resource planning constitute a change in corporate objective? Explain. 3. Describe the methods of manpower search. Explain which method is more effective and why? 4. Distinguish between career and succession planning. Does it make any sense for organizational renewal? 5. What are aims and objectives of compensation? How does it help organization to achieve its objective? 6. Descirbe the concept of potential appraisal. How does it differ from performance appraisal? Comment. 7. What is the content and context of industrial relations? Explain its role in managing industrial disputes. 8. Write short note on the following: (a) Forms of employee empowerment (b) Types of employee grievances

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JULY 2007 EXAM 1. What do you mean by HRM? Explain managerial operative functions of HRM. 2. Define human resource planning. How can HRP be integrated with corporate objectives? 3. Define job analysis. Explain various methods of doing job analysis in the organizations. 4. What is the difference between training and development? Critically evaluate the training methods. 5. What is compensation? While explaining the aims, comment on factors determining compensation.. 6. Define performance appraisal and potential appraisal. Critically evaluate 360 degree feed back method of performance appraisal. 7. What are the causes of industrial disputes in India? Explain the machinery available for dispute resolution. 8. Explain the following: (a) Employee’s grievances and discipline, (b) Employee’s empowerment.

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MBA – 2nd SemesterMBA- 2-23

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGE MENTJAN 2008 EXAM

time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70

Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.

Unit 11. Discuss in detail the principles and policies of HRM. 2. Outline the impact of political, economical and technological environments on HR functions. Unit-II3. Explain the process of and approaches to job analysis. 4. Why do the employees need training? Which are the barriers to effective training? How can these be overcome?

Unit-III5. What are the objectives of compensation management? Discuss the mechanism of fixing pay rates. 6. If you have own business, what benefits are you required to provide and which would you choose to offer? Unit-IV7. Why do industrial disputes arise? How do they affect the industrial relations? How can they be resolved? 8. Write short notes on: (a) Trade unions and industrial relations. (b) Employee empowerment.

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JULY 2008 EXAM UNIT I Q:1 Discuss the objectives of HRM. How the role of HR manager has has changed with the change in environment? Q:2 Explain the importance and process of human resource planning. How does it help in achieving corporate objectives? UNIT II Q:3 How can HRM attract right persons? What should be the major considerations in selecting manpower? Q:4 Differentiate between career planning and succession planning. What role can HRM play in career planning of its manpower and how does HRM benefit from it? UNIT IIIQ:5 Discuss in detail the determination of pay rates and the mechanism of pay fixation. Q:6 Write a detailed note on various employees benefits and services. Should they be performance based?

UNIT IV Q:7 What is the importance of industrial relations for an organization? What role can trade play in maintaining good industrial relations? Q:8 Write notes on: (i) Industrial disputes (ii) Grievance handling mechanism.

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MBA – 2nd SemesterMBA- 2-24

INDIAN BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTJAN 2006 EXAM

Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70

Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.

Unit-I 1. Indian economy exhibits the characteristics of both tradition and modem dynamic economy. Explain the statement. 2. How public sectors and private sectors can play co-operative role in building Indian economy?

Unit-II3. Are you in favour of liberalizing Indian economy? If so, what role should be played by industrial licensing policy in this regard? 4. Which are the major steps taken to reform Indian economy? Are they sufficient?

U nit-III

5. Discuss the major problems being faced by Indian Banking Sector. 6. Why are stock exchanges essential? What steps have been taken to regulate stock exchanges in India? Unit-IV

7. Which are the main multilateral world institutions? What is the attitude of India toward these institutions? 8. Write short notes on the following : (a) World Bank

(b) SEBI

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MBA – 2nd SemesterMBA- 2-24

INDIAN BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTJAN 2007 EXAM

Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.

Unit-11. What is the basic nature of Indian economy? What changes have been introduced by new economic policy? 2. Trace the growth of public sector in India. What is the relationship between public sector and private sector in Indian economy?

Unit-23. Critically examine the industrial growth of India. What further improvements will you suggest for future growth? 4. Write notes on: (a) Industrial Sickness (b) Industrial Disputes Act

Unit-35. Discuss the major financial reforms with regard to the Indian industrial sector. Are these reforms adequate? 6. Define non-performing assets. Give the reason for these assets in India. Suggest remedical measures.

Unit-47. What are the main reasons of unfavorable balance of payments in India’s foreign trade? What are the methods to correct it? 8. Write notes on : (A) EXIM Policy (B) IMF

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JULY 2007 EXAM 1. Write a detail note on the Indian economic system adopted after independence. Can you also specify the rationale behind that? 2. Explain the impact of new economic policy on the Indian business with suitable examples. 3. Discuss the evolution of industrial policy adopted by the country during planning era. 4. “Indian small scale sector cannot survive the competition from large scale sector MNCs”. Comment in the light of evidences available in this context. 5. Discuss the role of development banks for corporate sector in the new economic policy regime. 6. Explain the challenges faced by the public sector banks in India. Also specify the steps taken by them in this connection. 7. Bring out the salient features of the latest Exim policy of India. 8. “Free trade is better or fair trade”. Elaborate your answer.

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MBA – 2nd SemesterMBA- 2-24

INDIAN BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTJAN 2008 EXAM

Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. 1. Explain the board features of India’s new economic policy. 2. What is social responsibility of business? How is it be implemented by business houses in India? 3. Critically examine the industrial licensing policy of government of India. 4. Write notes on : (a) MRTP Act (b) Industrial Disputes Act. 5. What are the major challenges facing public sector banks? How these challenges can be met? 6. Explain non-performing assets. Explain t5he reasons and remedies to tackle this problem. 7. Discuss the main features of recent EXIM policy announced by the government of India. 8. Explain the major trends in globalization of the Indian economy. Are these trends helpful for the Indian economy?

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JULY 2008 EXAM UNIT I Q:1 Explain the main components of business environment in India. Q:2 Discuss the basic nature of Indian economic system at present. UNIT II Q:3 Discuss the trends and issues in corporate management in India. Q:4 What are the main problems of small scale sector in India? What remedial measures will you suggest? UNIT III Q:5 Write notes on: (i) IDBI (ii) ICICI Q:6 Discuss the growth and structure of non-banking financial institutions in India. UNIT III Q:7 What is balance of payments? How an adverse balance of payment can be corrected? Q:8 Define foreign direct investment. What steps should be taken to promote direct foreign investment in India?

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MBA – 2nd SemesterMBA- 2.22

MARKETING MANAGEMENTJAN 2006 EXAM

Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70

Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. Unit-I 1. Differentiate between the following : (a) Marketing and Selling (b) Marketing Research and Marketing information System. 2. With the help of suitable examples, discuss the significance of micro-environment forces for marketing. Unit-II 3. What base(s) will you recommend for segmenting the market for the following products/services and why? (a) Truck (b) Mobile Service s. 4. Explain briefly (a) Targeting Strategies (b) Characteristics of Business market. Unit-III 5. Discuss the following in the context of New Product Development : (a) Business Analysis (b) Test Marketing. 6. What factors will you consider for pricing the following products/services : (a) Newspaper (b) Air-travel. Unit-IV 7. Write short notes on the following : (a) Web Marketing (b) Green Marketing. 8. With the help of suitable examples, discuss some of the entry strategies for international markets.

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MBA – 2nd SemesterMBA- 2.22

MARKETING MANAGEMENTJAN 2007 EXAM

Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. Unit-I 1. “Focal point of Marketing is building and delivering customers value and satisfaction.” Do you agree with this statement? Elaborate your viewpoint with the help of suitable examples. 2. Establish a relationship between Marketing Research and Marketing Information system and discuss the stages of marketing research process. Unit-II 3. Discuss the characteristics of business markets and explain business buying behaviour. 4. Discuss some of the strategies relating to the following: (a) Market Targeting (b) Product Positioning Unit-III 5. Discuss the following in the context of Product Lines: (a) Product Line Stretching (b) Product Line Filling (c) Product Line Pruning (d) Product Line Length 6. (a) Discuss new innovations in marketing distribution. (b) Discuss the functions of retailers. Unit-IV 7. Discuss the stages of Personal Selling process and differentiate between Direct marketing and Personal selling. 8. Write short notes on the following: (a) Web Marketing (b) Marketing Control

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JULY 2007 EXAM Unit-I 1. “Marketing is nothing but building and delivering customer value and satisfaction.” Do you agree with this statement? Elaborate your view point with the help of suitable examples. 2. Why is it important to scan environment? How environmental forces affect marketing decision? Unit-II 3. Compare and contrast consumer and business markets and discuss the factors affecting business buying behaviour. 4. What basis will you recommend to segment the market for the following products/services and why? (a) Diamond Jewellery (b) Fruit juices(Packed) Unit-III 5. Discuss the process and utility of following stages of new product development process: (a) Idea generation (b) Concept testing (c) Business Analysis (d) Test Marketing 6. What marketing channel will you recommend for the following products/services and why? (a) Mobile Phones (b) Video games Unit-IV 7. Discuss the advantages and limitations of various methods of entering foreign markets. 8. Write short notes on the following: (a) Sales Promotion Schemes (b) Green marketing

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MBA – 2nd SemesterMBA- 2-26

ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOURJAN 2006 EXAM

Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. Unit-I 1. Spell out the meaning and causes of increasing workforce diversity and analyze major advantages and disadvantages resulting there from in modern organizations. 2. “Individuals are alike and yet different from one another.” Explain the statement and discuss what managers can do about the individual differences. Unit-II 3. What are the six personality type identified by Holland? Why might managers today pay more attention to the person-organization fit than the person-job fit? 4. Clearly define and explain the meaning of ‘learning’ and discuss specific organizational applications of learning theory. Unit-III 5. What is Group Cohesiveness? What measures would you suggest to encourage group cohesiveness? 6. Bring out the meaning of Emotional Intelligence (EI). Discuss its various dimensions and important in the organizational context. Unit-IV 7. What defines an Organization’s culture? How does a strong culture affect an Organization’s efforts to improve diversity?

8. “All things being equal, which is more efficient, a wide or narrow span of control?

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ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOURJAN 2007 EXAM

Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. 1. Cleary define and explain the meaning of Organisational Behaviour and discuss briefly the contributing disciplines and their contributions to OB. 2. Explain the concept of Individual Differences and discuss the role and significance of the concept in the context of Organisational Behaviour. 3. While illustrating the concepts of cognitive and social learning, bring out the relevance of social learning in modern organizations. 4. Distinguish between relation decisions and decisions by intuition. Why should decisions be rational in modern organizations? 5. What do you understand by Group Cohesiveness? Highlight the various factors that determine the degree of group cohesiveness. 6. Explain the meaning and significance of ‘empowerment’ and describe the strategies for accomplishment of the same. 7. Distinguish between Stress and Burnout and comment upon the nature of relationship between individual personality and stress. 8. Explain the meaning and characteristics of organizational culture and bring out the impact of culture on modern organizations.

JULY 2007 EXAM 1. What is organizational Behaviour? Outline its scope and the importance of its study as a discipline. 2. “Job related attitudes are significant for understanding organizational Behaviour.” Explain the statement.

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3. Bring out the main attributes of a cohesive group and highlight the factors that influence that influence group cohesiveness. 4. Explain with the help of examples the concept of cognitive and social learning. What is the relevance of social learning in a modern organization? 5. Define and explain the concept of Emotional Intelligence and highlight the major applications of the concept. 6. What is empowerment? Discuss how empowerment should take place to be genuinely effective? 7. Define the term stress and discuss the major organizational strategies for coping with the same. 8. Define organizational culture and discuss its functional and dysfunctional

consequences.

MBA – 2nd SemesterMBA- 2-26

ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOURJAN 2008 EXAM

Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. 1. Explain the concept of Individual Differences and discuss its implications of managing a modern business enterprise. 2. Distinguish ‘attitudes’ from ‘beliefs’ and ‘values’ and discuss briefly the importance characteristics of attitudes. 3. Define personality and discuss how the study of personality helps in understanding organizational Behavior. 4. Explain in detail the ERG theory of motivation./ Can it be of any help to you in motivating your workforce? Discuss. 5. Familiarize with some of the modern techniques of group decision making.

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6. Define a work-team and distinguish it from a group. Explain briefly the chief stages in team development. 7. How can you enhance your effectiveness as a leader on the basis of your knowledge of leadership theories? Expalin. 8. Highlight the importance of organizational culture and discuss how culture can be created and sustained? JULY 2008 EXAM Q:1 Define and explain the meaning of Organizational Behavior and discuss, briefly, the contemporary challenges faced by OB. Q:2 What do you mean Individual Differences? Why these need to be studied for the effective management of individual behavior. Q:3 Explain the concept of Learning and briefly examine the various theories of learning. Q:4 While discussing the applications of perception in Organization Behavior, Explain how to develop perceptual skills? Q:5 Define Group and describe its salient characteristics. Also provide guidelines to practicing managers for effective utilization of informal groups. Q:6 Outline the features of organizational politics and highlight the tactics which the group employ to gain power in organization. Q:7 “Leadership effectiveness is contingent upon whether the style used is appropriate to the demands of the situation.” Critically examine the leadership theory that advocates this view. Q:8 How does Lewin’s model of change deal with resistance to change? Explain.

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MBA – 2nd SemesterMBA- 2- 25

PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENTJAN 2006 EXAM

Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. Unit-I 1. Explain the meaning of production management. Discuss the major decision areas of production management. 2. Define Facilities layout. What are the modes of facilities layout? Discuss with examples. Unit-II 3. What do you mean by Capacity Planning? Explain the methods of planning the capacity. 4. What is the significance of material requirement planning? How is it performed? Unit-III 5. Under what circumstances you suggest a firm to go production? Discuss th e benefits and limitations of means production system. 6. Define the term work measurement? Explain the procedure and instruments used in work measurement. Unit-IV 7. Explain the meaning and types of inventory. Discuss the most common methods of inventory management in a large scale manufacturing organization. 8. What do you mean by Acceptance Sampling? How does the acceptance sampling help in Quality Assurance?

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MBA – 2nd SemesterMBA- 2-25

PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENTJAN 2007 EXAM

Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. 1. What is production management? Discuss the major short-term decisions of production management. 2. Why are layout decisions called strategic decisions? Discuss the relative merits and demerits of line and functional layouts. 3. Explain the steps involved in capacity planning. How is capacity changed in long run? 4. Explain the concepts of aggregate planning and master production scheduling. What are the steps in preparing aggregate plans? 5. What are the features of batch production? Taking a hypothetical example, explain how is the economic batch size determined? 6. Describe the procedure of work measurement. Explain the work sampling technique of work measurement. 7. Discuss the objectives of purchasing management and its role in materials management. How does it help in reducing the inventory costs? 8. Write short notes on: (a) Economic order quantity (b) Maintenance management

JULY 2007 EXAM 1. Briefly describe various decision areas of production management? 2. Discuss the various factors considered during facility location decision. 3. Discuss the process of product selection. 4. Write a note on materials requirement planning. 5. Discuss the planning and control problem in batch production (production to order). 6. Briefly explain: (a) Line of balance (b) Objectives of work study. 7. Write short notes on : (a) Purchasing management (b) Maintenance Management

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8. Write short notes on : (a) Stores Management (b) Acceptance Sampling.

MBA – 2nd SemesterMBA- 2- 25

PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENTJAN 2008 EXAM

Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. 1. Define production and production management. Discuss the scope and functions of production management 2. Examine the importance if location decisions. Which are the factors that influence these decisions? 3. What is capacity? How is it measured? Discuss the process of capacity planning. 4. What are the features of aggregate planning? How are aggregate plans prepared? Explain and Illustrate. 5. Describe the merits and demerits of batch production. How is the batch size determined in it? 6. Write a detailed note on the charts used in method study. 7. Mohan is a confectioner. He buy plastic boxes in bulk and uses them to pack his chocolates. His annual requirement of boxes is 1,200 and each box costs Rs.30.The ordering costs are Rs.10 per order and carrying costs are 20%. How many boxes should he order at a time so as to minimize the costs? The supplier of boxes offers the following price breaks: Order Quantity Price (Rs./Box) Less than 100 30.00 100-199 29.75 200 and above 29.60 8.What should be the order quantity? (i) Acceptance Sampling (ii) Functions of purchasing department (iii) Maintenance management.

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MBA – 2nd SemesterMBA- 2-25

PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT JULY 2008 EXAM

Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 ote : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. N UNIT I Q:1 What do you mean by production management? Discuss the major decision areas of production management. Q:2 Discuss the significance of material handling equipments. What factors must be taken into consideration while selecting the material handling equipments? UNIT II Q:3 Explain the meaning and significance of capacity planning. Discuss the basic techniques of capacity planning. Q:4 Outline the basic purpose of material requirement planning( MRP ) and explain how an MRP system can achieve these purposes. UNIT III Q:5 How do the concepts mass production and batch differ from each other? Describe their relative suitability in different situations. Q:6 Define work measurement. Explain the techniques of work measurement. UNIT IV Q:7 What do you mean by materials management? Explain its scope and importance. Q:8 Define acceptance sampling. Discuss the significance and procedure of implementing acceptance sampling.

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