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M.B.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION, FEBRUARY/MARCH 2013. DBA 1725/DBA 1743 MANAGERIAL BEHAVIOUR AND EFFECTIVENESS (Regulation 2009) Time : Three hours Answer ALL questions. PART A - (10 x 2
1.

Maximum:

100 marks

= 20 marks)

Distinguish

between job and task.

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

. What are the drawbacks of internal recruitment? What is horn effect? Is career plateau always bad? "Managerial Are managers effectiveness can't be measured accurately" -Comment.

effective or efficient? Justify your answer. a manager can adopt?

Is there a best style of leadership Is effective manager an optimizer? "Nurturing

competitive spirit will help an individual to grow" - Comment

What is creativity? PART B (5 x 16 that

= 80 marks)
discuss the various dimensions of

11.

(a)

Discuss any two managerial jobs.

models

Or (b) Discuss the various challenges managers face in the globalized economy.

12.

(a)

Discuss the various elements of compensation of (i) CEO (ii) Executives and (iii) Functional Heads. Or

(b)

Why have background investigations including medical examination and drug test become so prevalent in the manager selection process? Support your answer with relevant examples. Construct a plan for a post appraisal interview with an employee who has performed poorly. Or

13.

(a)

(b)

Discuss the person, effectiveness.

process

and product

approaches

to managerial

14.

(a)

Discuss the various components of organizational climate. Or

(b)

"Globalization has created innumerable job challenges for managers"Discuss the statement with examples Discuss how knowledge management effectiveness of organizations. Or Improves the efficiency and

15.

(a)

(b)

Devise a plan of how creativity of an individual can be assessed during the recruitment and selection process. .

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M.B.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION, AUGUST 2012. Elective DBA 1725/DBA 1743 - MANAGERIAL BEHAVIOUR AND EFFECTIVENESS (Common to General Management, Human Resource Management)

(Regulation 2007/2009) Time : Three hours Answer ALL questions. PART A 1. 2.

Maximum:

100 marks

(10 x 2 = 20 marks)

Outline the characteristics

of effective job behavior. jobs.

Elucidate on the importance of time dimension in managerial What is managerial motivation?

3. 4.
5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

What do you mean by career management? Define Process. "An effective manager is an optimizer" Comment. What are the major job challenges in the cultural context? What do you mean by organizational climate? spirit.

Explain the need for developing competitive Define knowledge management. PART B (5 x 16

10.

= 80 marks)

11.

(a)

Explain functional and level difference in managerial job behavior. Or

(b)

State and explain the methods and model for development of managerial jobs.

12.

(a)

Elucidate the significance and applications of performance appraisal measures. Or

(b) 13. (a)

As a manager illustrate the managerial skills of a team.

ways

In

which you can

develop

the of

Discuss the modern day industrial managerial effectiveness. Or

practices in the management

(b) 14. (a)

Bring out the salient aspects of the concept of managerial effectiveness. Explain the different managerial styles. Or

(b) 15. (a)

Discuss the effectiveness.

dynamics

of

the

leader

and

group

In

managerial

Bring out the processes involved in forecasting creativity. Or

(b)

Examine the facets of negotiation skills.

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M.B.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION, Elective DBA 1725/DBA 1743 MANAGERIAL (Regulation . Time: Three hours Answer

FEBRUARY 2012.

BEHAVIOUR AND EFFECTIVENESS 2007/2009) Maximum: 100 marks

ALL questions. PART A


x

-_ (10 1.
2. 3.

= 20

marks)

Distinguish

between supervisory
between

level and top level management. a functional manager and a general manager?

What is the difference

What is balanced scorecard? What is lateral Distinguish Define recruitment? product and process approaches.

4.
D.

between

6.
7. 8. 9.

managerial

effectiveness. climate? leadership style?

What do you mean by organisational What do you mean by paternalistic thinking? situation? PART B (5
x

What is divergent What is win-win

10.

16

= 80 marks)
and how the moved up the

11.

(a)

Explain the various dimensions of managerial job importance of these dimensions change as a manager organisational hierarchy. Or

(b)

Examine the reasons for the conflicts between functional managers. Substantiate your answer with examples.

and

general

12.

(a)

Present the current practices of recruitment India. Or

adopted by the leT sector in

(b) 13. (a)

Explain the initiatives of the corporate effectively by the employees. Present any effectiveness. two important Or

sector to help manage the careers of measuring managerial

methods

(b)

Explain the current imtiatives in vogue to enhance managerial effectiveness in the corporate sector. Do you see any significant differences between the private and public sectors? Do you find any variance in the management styles across the nations? Substantiate your answer with examples. Or

14.

(a)

(b)
15.

Explain in detail the various climate of a firm.

factors that influence

the organisational

(a)

Present the DO's and DON'Ts in negotiations. What specific skills are necessary for effective negotiation? Or

(b)

As a manager how to you transform organisation.

your organization into a knowledge

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M.B.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION, AUGUST 2011. Elective DBA 1725IDBA 1743 - MANAGERIAL BEHAVIOUR AND EFFECTIVENESS - (Regulation 2007/2009) Time : Three hours Answer ALL questions. PART A - (10 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Define dimensions of managerial Describe Effective job behaviour. How internal recruitment is being carried out?
x

Maximum:

100 marks

2 = 20 marks)

jobs.

Define balanced score card. List out the various approaches Distinguish the effectiveness. person, to Managerial and effectiveness? approach of managerial

process

product

What is "Organizational Describe the determinants What is the importance managers?

process"? of job challenge. of the development of a competitive spirit amongst -

8:
9.

10.

What is knowledge management? PART B - (5


x

16

= 80 marks)
of Hierarchical level and functional

11.

(a)

Managerial job is the influence speciality - Elucidate. Or

(b)

Explain the time dimensions example.

involved in managerial

jobs with suitable

12.

(a)

Discuss the career management concept and highlight the uses of career planning. Or

(b) 13. (a)

Explain the assessment of various measures of performance appraisal. Examine the factors for a manager to become an optimizer. Or

(b)

"Managerial effectiveness is reflected in the optimizing of resources." Comment. How does a leader influence group performance? Explain. Or

14.

(a)

(b) 15. (a)

Explain the' effectiveness.

organizational

processes

influence

the

managerial

Discuss the skills needed for an effective negotiator. Or

(b)

Explain the various strategies involved in developing the competitive spirit among team members.

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Question Paper Code:


M.B.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION, Third Semester DBA 1725/1743 -

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FEBRUARY 2011.

MANAGERIAL HERA VIOUR AND EFFECTIVENESS (Regulation 2009) (Common to Elective - Regulation 2007)

Time: Three hours AnswerALL questions. PART A- (10 x 2


1.

Maximum: _100marks

= 20 marks)

What is Supervisory level? Distinguish Functional and general manager. Distinguish between selection and recruitment. Explain 360 performance appraisal.
0

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

What is Product approach of managerial effectiveness? Who is an Optimization Manager? What is Managerial Grid? Explain 'T' group. What is Lateral thinking? What is Win-win situation?

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PART B - (5 x 16= 80 marks) 11. (a) Explain the effective and ineffective job behaviour with the help of a few examples in each category.

Or
(b) Do you subscribe to the view that there are differences-in managerial job behaviour across functions andlevels. Substantiate your answer. Examine to what extent pay and rewards contribute to managerial skill development.

12.

(a)

Or
(b) Choose any two modern performance appraisal methods and explain their importance in the present business context. Present the currentpractices of management of managerial effectiveness in public and private sectors.

13.

(a)

Or
(b) Explain the person, process and product approaches of measuring managerial effectiveness. Which of these three approaches suits well in the Information Technology Sector. What are major factors that influence the organisational climate? Can these factors be mtroduced across the cultures with similar results?

14.

(a)

Or
(b) Discuss the important managerial styles that you are familiar with. Is there anyone managerial style which is universally effective? What do you mean by negotiation skills and how are they important for a manager?

15.

(a)

Or
(b) What is knowledge management? Present the case of any company of' your choice which could be described as endowed with knowledge management.

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Paper Code:

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M.B.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION, AUGUST 2010. Elective DBA 1725/1743 - MANAGERIAL BEHAVIOUR AND EFFECTNENESS (Regulation 2007) Time: Three hours Answer ALL questions: PART A1.

Maximum:

100 marks

(10 x 2 = 20 marks) jobs?

What is time dimension in managerial Define a managerial Distinguish job.

2. 3. 4. 5.

between recruitment

and selection.

How does oral feedback differ from written feedback? How is managerial Distinguish the effectiveness. effectiveness person, measured? and product approach of - managerial

6.
7. 8. 9. 10.

process.

What is 'Organisational

process'?

List the job challenges that the present day manager faces. What is the importance managers? of the development of a competitive spirit amongst

State the significance of Knowledge Management PART B (5 x 16

in the modern world.

= 80 marks)

11.

(a)

'A successful manager must possess a wide variety of expert skills and abilities appropriate to the nature of the job being performed.' Comment. Or of effective and ineffective job behaviour.

(b)

Identify the characteristics

12.

(a)

Discuss the elements of career management and highlight the utility of career planning .' Or

(b)

How does performance performance? Discuss some current effectiveness.

appraisal

help

in improving

manager's

13.

(a)

industrial Or

practices

In

the area of managerial

(b)

"Managerial effectiveness is reflected in the optimizing of resources." Comment. How does a leader influence group performance? Or

14.

(a)

(b) 15. (a)

What are the determinants of organizational climate? What is creativity? How can an organization amongst its employees? Or encourage creativity

(b)

Why are negotiating skills important for a manager? pre-requisites for successful negotiations.

Outline

the

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M.B.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION, FEBRUARY 2010. Elective DBA 1725/1743 - MANAGERIAL BEHAVIOUR AND EFFECTIVENESS (Regulation Time : Three hours Answer ALL questions. PART A (10 x 2 2007) Maximum: 100 marks

= 20 marks)

Write short notes or Define the following terms 1. Managerial Job. Recruitment. Balanced Scorecard. Optimizer. Person, Process, Product Approach. Organizational Group Norms. Negotiation. Knowledge Management. PART B - (5 x 16 = 80 marks) 11.
(8.)

Effectiveness.

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
10.

climate. .

Explain the dimensions of Managerial jobs. Or

(b)

Describe the functional level difference in Managerial

Job behavior.

12.

(a)

Discuss the steps in Career Management Process. Or

(b)

Elaborate various measures

for Managerial Skills development.

13.

(a)

Examine the factors for a manager to become an optimizer. Or

(b)

Differentiate the managerial Organizations. .

effectiveness in Government

and Private

14.

(a)

Explain in detail the various Managerial Styles and their effectiveness in Management. Or

(b)

Examine the role of organizational climate in Managerial Effectiveness. Describe the components of Knowledge Management in Organizational Development. Or

15.

(a)

(b)

Elaborate the factors to develop competitive spirit in the Organisation.

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