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Question.3. Explain the factors that affect the consumer buying behavior.

October 11, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Question.3. Explain the factors that affect the consumer buying behavior.

Answer:The central focus of marketing is the consumer. To devise good marketing plans, it is necessary to examine consumer behavioral (more…)

Question.2. Briefly discuss importance of environmental scanning with the help of example.

October 11, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Question.2. Briefly discuss importance of environmental scanning with the help of example.

Answer:Environmental scanning is one of the essential components of the global environmental analysis. Environmental monitoring, environmental forecasting and environmental assessment complete the global environmental analysis. The global environment refers to the macro environment which comprises industries, markets, companies, clients and competitors. Consequently, there exist corresponding analyses on

Question.1. Explain the 7P’s of marketing mix with the help of suitable examples.

October 11, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Question.1. Explain the 7P’s of marketing mix with the help of suitable examples.

Answer:Marketing is a continually evolving discipline and as such can be one that companies find themselves left very much behind the competition if they stand still for too long. One example of this evolution has been the fundamental changes to the basic Marketing mix. Where once there were 4 P’s to explain the mix, nowadays it is more commonly accepted that a more developed 7 P’s adds a much needed additional layer of depth to the Marketing Mix with some theorists going even going further. (more…)

Q5 Explain the capital Budgeting process and its appraisals Solve the below given problem: Given below are the details on the cash flows of two projects A and B. Compute payback period for A and B.

October 11, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Q5 Explain the capital Budgeting process and its appraisals

Solve the below given problem:

Given below are the details on the cash flows of two projects A and B. Compute payback period for A and B.

Cash flows of A and B

Year   Project A cash flows (Rs.)         Project B cash flows (Rs.)

0        (4,00,000)  (5,00,000)

1        2,00,000     1,00,000

2        1,75,000     2,00,000

3        25,000        3,00,000

4        2,00,000     4,00,000

5        1,50,000     2,00,000

Explanation of capital budgeting process and its appraisals. (more…)

Q4 Explain the factors affecting Capital Structure. Solve the below given problem: Given below are two firms, A and B, which are identical in all aspects except the degree of leverage, employed by them. What is the average cost of capital of both firms?

October 11, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Q4 Explain the factors affecting Capital Structure. Solve the below given problem:

Given below are two firms, A and B, which are identical in all aspects except the degree of leverage, employed by them. What is the average cost of capital of both firms?

Details of Firms A and B

  Firm A Firm B
Net operating income EBIT Rs. 1, 00, 000 Rs. 1, 00, 000
Interest on debentures I Nil Rs.25,000
Equity earnings E Rs.1,00,000 Rs.75,000
Cost of equity Ke 15% 15%
Cost of debentures Kd 10% 10%
Market value of equity S = E/Ke Rs. 6, 66, 667 Rs.5,00,000
Market value of debt B Nil Rs.2,50,000
Total value of firm V Rs. 6, 66, 667 Rs,7,50,000

Explanation of factors affecting capital structure

Solution for the problem

Interpretation

Answer: Factors Affecting Capital Structure

Leverage: The use of sources of funds that have a fixed cost attached to them, such as preference shares, loans from banks and financial institutions, and debentures in the capital structure, is known as “trading on equity” or “financial leverage”. If the assets financed by debt yield a return greater than the cost of the debt, the EPS will increase without an increase in the owner’s investment. Similarly, the EPS will also increase if preference share capital is used to acquire assets. But the leverage impact is felt more in case of debt because of the following reasons: (more…)

Q3 Write short notes on: a) Irredeemable bonds

October 11, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Q3 Write short notes on:

  1. a) Irredeemable bonds

Answer: Irredeemable bonds or perpetual bonds

Bonds which will never mature are known as irredeemable or perpetual bonds. Indian Companies Act restricts the issue of such bonds and therefore, these are very rarely issued by corporates these days. In case of these bonds, the terminal value or maturity value does not exist because they are not redeemable. The face (more…)

Q2 Explain about the doubling period and future value. Solve the below given problem:

October 11, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Q2 Explain about the doubling period and future value. Solve the below given problem:

Under the ABC Bank’s Cash Multiplier Scheme, deposits can be made for periods ranging from 3 months to 5 years and for every quarter, interest is added to the principal. The applicable rate of interest is 9% for deposits less than 23 months and 10% for periods more than 24 months. What will be the amount of Rs. 1000 after 2 years? (more…)

Q1 Explain the differences between wealth maximization and profit maximization. Explain relation between finance and accounting Differences between wealth maximization and profit maximization Explanation of relation between finance and accounting

October 11, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Q1 Explain the differences between wealth maximization and profit maximization.

Explain relation between finance and accounting

Differences between wealth maximization and profit maximization

Explanation of relation between finance and accounting (more…)

Question. 6. Why redesign of layouts may be necessary? List the differences between product and process layout.

October 11, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer:Facility layout and design is an important component of a business’s overall operations, both in terms of maximizing the effectiveness of the production process and meeting the needs of employees. The basic objective of layout is to ensure a smooth flow of work, material, and information through a system. The basic meaning of facility is the space in which a business’s activities take place. The layout and design of that space impact greatly how the work is done—the flow of work, materials, and information through the system (more…)

Question. 5. Explain the risk management and its various components.

October 11, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer:Risk management is the identification, assessment, and prioritization of risks (defined in ISO 31000 as the effect of uncertainty on objectives) followed by coordinated and economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of unfortunate events or to maximize the realization of opportunities. Risk management’s objective is to assure uncertainty does not deflect the endeavor (more…)

Question. 4. Discuss the importance of Plant Location. Point out various factors Influencing Plant Location.

October 11, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer:Location planning decisions are very important for all types of business units. This is because it affects the cost, selling price, and demand of the product. It is a non-recurring heavy expenditure. Large companies take the help of different professionals like lawyers, accountants, environmentalist, etc. for selecting the proper location of plant.

Question. 3. Describe following dimensions of quality with appropriate examples. Quality of design

October 11, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer:Quality of design is the quality which the producer or supplier is intending to offer to the customer. When the producer is making the quality of design of the product, he should take into consideration the customer’s requirements in order to satisfy them with fitness for use of the product.If the quality of design does not reflect the (more…)

Question. 2. What do you mean by Operation Strategy? Explain various elements or components of Operations Strategy.

October 11, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer: Companies and organizations making products and delivering, be it for profit or not for profit, rely on a handful of processes to get their products manufactured properly and delivered on time. Each of the process acts as an operation for the company. To the company this is essential. That is why managers find operations management more appealing. We begin this section by looking at what operations actually are. Operations strategy is to provide an overall direction that serves the framework for carrying out all the (more…)

Question. 1. Write Short notes on Material control and material handling

October 11, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer: Material control is the main component of the process of material management.

Material control refers to the management function concerned with acquisition, storage, handling and use of materials so as to minimise wastage and losses, derive maximum economy and establish responsibility for various operations through physical checks, record keeping, accounting and other devices. ” (more…)

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October 03, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

National Institute of Business Management
Chennai – 020

SECOND SEMESTER EMBA/MBA

Subject : Strategic Management
Attend any 4 questions. Each question carries 25 marks
(Each answer should be of minimum 2 pages / of 300 words)

1. Strategic management has become widely established in all sectors of modern economies, although mainly in larger organizations.Explain.
2. Explain the benefits of Strategic Innovation.
3. Why Strategies fail. Explain the factors.
4. Describe the key issues which a management address to achieve successful, substantial and lasting changes in an organization.
5. Define the scope of operating System with the help of an Operating Plan. Discuss.
6. What are the important issues that are to be addressed to ensure a correct alignment of operating plans with business strategy?Explain.

25 x 4=100 marks

 

National Institute of Business Management
Chennai – 020
SECOND SEMESTER EMBA/MBA
Subject : Business English
Attend any 4 questions. Each question carries 25 marks
(Each answer should be of minimum 2 pages / of 300 words)

1. Explain the process of Communication.
2. Discuss Personnel communication.
3. Explain the practical guidelines for using gender inclusive language in business communication.
4. Explain the pressure of writing a performance review.
5. Explain the guidelines to overcome barriers to communication.
6. Describe in detail the classification of Communication.

25 x 4=100 marks

 

National Institute of Business Management

Chennai – 020

SECOND SEMESTER EMBA/MBA

Subject : International Law

 

Attend any 4 questions.  Each question carries 25 marks

(Each answer should be of minimum 2 pages / of 300 words)

 

  1. Write an essay on the origin of International Legal order and its nature.
  2. Explain Constitutional and administrative law.
  3. Explain common law and equity systems of law.
  4. The philosophy of law is known as jurisprudence.Explain.
  5. What are Environmental rights ?Explain.
  6. Explain  International Human Rights Law and organisations.

 

 

25 x 4=100 marks

 

National Institute of Business Management
Chennai – 020
SECOND SEMESTER EMBA/MBA
Subject : Management information System
Attend any 4 questions. Each question carries 25 marks
(Each answer should be of minimum 2 pages / of 300 words)
1. Why MIS is an excellent tool to provide management information at all stages of decision-making, thus, greatly helping an organisation to achieve its set of goals and objectives? Explain.
2. Discuss the models used for MIS development.
3. Explain the role of MIS in an organisation for planning and decision making.
4. Describe the methods used in implementing MIS.
5. Explain the essential characteristics of decision Support System(DSS).
6. Explain the constituents of information needs in the context of marketing.

 

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October 03, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

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September 25, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

 

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Drive FALL 2016
Program MBA
Semester 1
Subject code & name MBA101– Management Process and Organisational Behaviour
Book ID B1621
Credit and Max. Marks 4 credits; 30 marks

 

Note: Answer all questions. Kindly note that answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme.

Q. No Questions Marks Total Marks
1 Define the terms ‘strategy’. Explain the following:

a)  Corporate strategy

b)  Business strategy

c)  Functional strategy

Definition of Strategy 1 10
Explanation of Corporate strategy 3
Explanation of Business strategy 3
Explanation of Functional strategy 3
2 Define the term ‘management’. Explain the Behavioral science theory and Systems theory.
Definition of management 2 10
Explanation of Behavioral science theory 4
Explanation of systems theory 4
3 Give the definition and importance of planning in an organisation and explain the Portfolio Matrix or BCG Matrix.
Definition of planning 2 10
Explanation of the importance of planning 3
Portfolio Matrix or BCG Matrix 5

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DRIVE FALL 2016
PROGRAM Master of Business Administration- MBA
SEMESTER Semester 1
SUBJECT CODE & NAME MBA 102 –Business Communication
BK ID B1622
CREDIT &  MARKS 4 Credits, 30 marks

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September 24, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

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6 Explain Earned Value Method (EVM) in detail. • Earned Value Method (EVM)

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer: The Earned Value Method (EVM) is a useful tool that allows the calculations of cost and schedule performance measures including cost variance, schedule variance, cost and time over-runs for a (more…)

5 Write short notes on 1. Role of risk management in overall project management 2. Quality assurance

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer:  Role of Risk Management in Overall Project Management

Risk analysis and management is a process which enables the analysis and management of the risks associated with a project. Properly undertaken, it will increase the likelihood of (more…)

4 Explain the purpose of Project Final Report. Discuss the major contents of the project’s final report. • Purpose of the project final report • Contents of project final report

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer: The final Project Report (PR) should be written by the project manager himself. The PR should present project evolution, its success, its management, any outstanding and team

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3 Answer the following questions: 1. Mention the steps involved in a competitive bid. 2. Mention the elements/points that must be kept in view when designing , developing and operating a PMIS (Project Management Information System) 1. List the 5 steps involved in a competitive bid 2. List the 5 elements/points that must be kept in view when designing , developing and operating a PMIS

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer: Competitive bid (bid and award)

The steps involved in competitive bid are discussed below:

 

 

2 Explain Project Life Cycle in detail? Project Life Cycle

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer: The Project Life Cycle

A rational order of activities that are applied to attain the project’s goals or objectives is known as the project life cycle. Most projects experience similar stages on the path from origin to (more…)

1 Write Short notes on: 1. PERT model 2. CPM model

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer: PERT model

A PERT chart is a project management tool used to schedule, organize, and coordinate tasks within a project. PERT stands for Program Evaluation Review Technique, a methodology developed by the U.S. Navy in the 1950s to manage the Polaris submarine missile program. A similar (more…)

Question5. Define following criteria’s used for decision making under Uncertainty a. Optimism (maximax or minimin) criterion

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer 5(a).

Maximax (Optimist)

The maximax looks

  1. Pessimism (maximin or minimax) criterion

 

Answer5(b).

 

Maximin (Pessimist)

The maximin person looks at the worst that could happen under each action and then choose the

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b. Solve the following transportation problem using North-west corner method & Matrix minimum method.

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

 

 

 

Answer3(b).

Question4. The processing time of four jobs and five machines (in hours, when passing is not allowed) is given in following table

  1. Find an optimal sequence for the above sequencing problem.
  2. Calculate minimum elapsed time & idle time for machines A, B, C, D & E.

Answer4.

Question3.a. Explain the concept of Trans-shipment.

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer3(a). Transhipment is the act of off-loading a container from one ship and loading it onto another ship. In any service operated by any line there are practical restrictions in terms of coverage of ports.. There is no shipping line that can cover all ports around the world on a single (more…)

Question2. a. Discuss any four applications of linear programming.

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

  1. An organisation produces X1 and X2 units of products R and S, respectively. In this case, the objective function and constraints are expressed as follows:

Maximise                        Z = 60X1 + 120X2

 Subject to,                     3X1 + 6X2   ≤   240         Raw material constraint                    

                                          2X1 + 4X2   ≤   800        Labour hours constraint             

                                          X1, X2         ≥   0            Non-negativity condition

Use graphical method to determine how many units of products R and S the organisation should produce to maximise its profits.

 

Answer 2(b) – Here,

We have to

Question1. Describe the process and principles of modelling in detail.

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer1. Process models are processes of the same nature that are classified together into a model. Thus, a process model is a description of a process at the type level. Since the process model is at the type level, a process is an instantiation of it. The same process model is used repeatedly for the development of many applications and thus, has many instantiations. One possible use of a (more…)

Q6. Why privacy is important for individuals in the organizations? Briefly explain. How workplace electronic monitoring is done in the organizations? a) Explain the reasons why privacy is important in the organizations. 6 b) Explain the ways in which electronic monitoring is done in the organizations. 4

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Ans: a)   Explain   the   reasons   why    privacy   is   important   in   the organizations: Information systems are used widely across organisations, and they enable data and information to be (more…)

Q5. Briefly explain the different aspects of the need for database systems.

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Ans: Aspects of the need for database systems: Different aspects of the need for database systems are discussed in the following sections.

1 Data independence: Databases allow data pertaining to an activity or a domain to be maintained independently. This independence means that the data is stored in separate files in a structured manner, and the creation and updating of the data is done independent of its uses. For instance (more…)

Q4. Briefly explain the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. What are the various facilities created by CRM?

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Ans: Customer Relationship Management Systems: The idea of CRM systems is to integrate all functions related to sales and marketing on a common platform. These functions include those that require support to sales and marketing staff and also those that directly enable customers to interact with the client organisation. Although CRM systems evolved independently, they are

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Q3. How to use information system to support competitive strategy? With an example explain each strategy.

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Ans: How to use information system to support competitive strategy: Table summarises some of the specific strategies.

 

Competitive

Strategy

Use of Information Systems Example

 

Q2. Explain the Strategic Decision making with MIS. Elaborate on the types of communication that can be effected with digital networks in organizations.

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Ans: Strategic decisions: Another set of decisions made by top managers of an organisation are termed as strategic decisions. These are long term in scope and have a long time horizon of years. By nature, these decisions impact the very manner in which the organisation does its work. Strategic decisions are

Q1. Distinguish between information technology (IT) and information systems (IS) and explain the Advent of Artificial Intelligence and Free Software Movement

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Ans: Distinguish between information technology (IT) and information systems (IS) :Let us distinguish between information technology (IT) and information systems (IS). IT is understood as the artefacts such as computing devices, software and network devices that constitute the material aspects of IS. However, information systems are constituted by the artefacts of technology as well as the people and organisations that use them. This distinction between IT and IS is

6 Write short notes on: a) Break –even pricing b) Mark-up pricing

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer: a) This is the method of cost-oriented pricing and is also called target profit pricing. It uses the concept of break-even chart, which exhibits the total cost and total revenue expected at different levels of sales volume. The firm achieves break-even when the total

 

5 What do you meant by place or Channel of distribution? What are the important functions of marketing channels? • marketing channel • important functions of marketing channels

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer: A marketing channel is a system of relationships existing among businesses that participate in the process of buying and selling products and services. Channel intermediaries are those organisations, which connect the manufacturer with the customers and help in the distribution of the product. The intermediaries are involved in taking physical ownership of the (more…)

4 Why Branding is important? What value does the organization & customers get out of the branding process?

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

  • Advantages of Branding
  • value

Answer: The following are the advantages of branding.

(a) A brand promises and delivers a high level of assurance to consumers.

(b) A brand serves as an assurance to the customer about the product performance. A brand helps customers to identify the product on the shelf and helps in making an informed choice.

(c) A brand as a symbol of status and social significance gives you psychological satisfaction.

(d) The brand

3 Explain the factors that affect the consumer buying behavior. consumer buying behavior

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer: Characteristics affecting Consumer Behaviour

Influence of cultural factors

There is a subtle influence of cultural factors on consumer’s decision process. Immediate subculture also influences consumer’s decision process with which consumer identifies himself/herself

2 Briefly discuss importance of environmental scanning with the help of example. Importance of environmental scanning with the help of example

September 23, 2016 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

Answer: Environmental scanning is designed to aid the long-term planners and strategists in the organisations. Many people criticise the environmental scanning technique because of the diffused and general nature of its results. Companies use various methods for environmental (more…)