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Code No: R05311001 Set No.

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III B.Tech I Semester Regular Examinations, November 2007
MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
( Common to Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering and Metallurgy &
Material Technology)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
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1. What are the various functions of management? [16]

2. What are the basic characteristics of formal and informal organisations? How does
informal organisation differ from formal organisation? [16]

3. Explain ‘product layout’, ‘process layout’ and combined layout. State the factors
which influence the selection of one or the other. [16]

4. What is materials management? Explain its importance. [16]

5. How should one go about identifying training needs in an organization? [16]

6. (a) What is PERT and what are the applications of PERT?


(b) Define the terms slack and Float. Illustrate [8+8]

7. How would a company achieve synergy among different functions and business
units? [16]

8. What are the major ingredients of total quality management? Are some ingredients
more important than the others? Explain. [16]

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Code No: R05311001 Set No. 2
III B.Tech I Semester Regular Examinations, November 2007
MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
( Common to Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering and Metallurgy &
Material Technology)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
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1. Define management. State the important characteristics of management. [16]

2. Describe various bases for departmentation suggest a scheme of departmentation


for a large marketing company with a field network all over the country.
[16]

3. What are the objectives of method study? [16]

4. Define purchasing. State the objectives of purchasing. [16]

5. What are the best methods of recruitment for positions below supervisory level?
[16]

6. Explain how do you determine the probability of meeting the scheduled date of
completion of project. [16]

7. Can there be a strategy without a mission? Give a mission statement for following
organization:

(a) An internet service provider


(b) A large private hospital
(c) State Electricity Board [5+5+6]

8. Write short notes on following:

(a) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)


(b) Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). [8+8]

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Code No: R05311001 Set No. 3
III B.Tech I Semester Regular Examinations, November 2007
MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
( Common to Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering and Metallurgy &
Material Technology)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
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1. State and explain the Taylor’s scientific management. [16]

2. What are the various types of organisation structures? Explain them with their
merits and demerits. [16]

3. Explain in brief the basic procedure of work measurement. [16]

4. “Marketing should aim at meeting a given consumer need rather than selling a
given product.” Comment. [16]

5. Briefly explain the concept of selection. What are the different techniques of se-
lection followed by a Personnel Manager, while employing the personnel in an
organization? [16]

6. Draw the PERT network for the following activities and determine the probability
of completing the project in 48 days. [16]
Jobs Duration in days
Optimistic Most likely Pessimistic
1-2 5 8 1
1-3 1 3 5
2-4 4 6 7
3-4 3 7 9
4-5 10 20 30
4-6 14 18 23
4-7 3 6 10
5-7 5 9 12
6-8 1 4 6
7-8 2 5 9

7. How does SWOT analysis compare with portfolio analysis? [16]

8. Is re-engineering another fad or does it offer something of lasting value? [16]

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Code No: R05311001 Set No. 4
III B.Tech I Semester Regular Examinations, November 2007
MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
( Common to Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering and Metallurgy &
Material Technology)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
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1. What are the basic leadership styles and their corresponding effective and ineffective
styles? [16]
2. “Organisation structure refers to the differentiation and integration of ctivities,
authority, roles and relationships”. Explain. [16]
3. Define Acceptance Sampling. What are the methods of Acceptance Sampling?
Explain. [16]
4. Enumerate the duties of a store keeper. [16]
5. Briefly discuss the objectives of performance appraisal. [16]
6. Draw the PERT network for the following activities and determine the probability
of completing the project in 48 days. [16]
Jobs Duration in days
Optimistic Most likely Pessimistic
1-2 5 8 1
1-3 1 3 5
2-4 4 6 7
3-4 3 7 9
4-5 10 20 30
4-6 14 18 23
4-7 3 6 10
5-7 5 9 12
6-8 1 4 6
7-8 2 5 9
7. Define the term “corporate planning”. Explain the nature of corporate planning.
[16]
8. Develop performance evaluation forms for the following:
(a) Production Manager
(b) Production supervisor
(c) Skilled worker in production department. [5+5+6]

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