problem 1)a) Define management. Describe differnet functions of management. Critically analyse the roles and required skills of management in a changing business environment brought about by Globalisation.
problem 2) State and describe the concept of organisational behaviour with its key elements. Briefly describe Elton Mayo’s contingency approach and Mc Gregor’s system approach of organisational behaviour.
problem 3)a) “Personality is a complex and multidimentional construct”. Describe with reference to determinants of personality.
b) Define perception. What are the factors influencing perceptual process? Why perception is a key factor in managerial effectiveness? Justify.
problem 4) Describe following theories of Motivation :
a) Maslow’s need heirarchy theory and
b) Victor vroom’s expectancy theory.
State and describe the stages of group development, group structure and group processes. As a manager, how would you operate in the group to understand its dynamics and assess its effectiveness.
problem 6)a) Critically examine Fiedler’s contingency theory of leadership.
b) What is Managerial Grid? Describe its significance to the organisation.
problem 7) Define organisational structure with its components. Describe how environment technology and size influence the structure of an organisation?
problem 8) State and describe the different causes of business conflict and analyse the modes of conflict resolution. How contingency approach to conflict management helpful in this context?