Principle of Business management 2009 (General) | Dibrugarh University Question Papers

[Principles of Business Management Question Papers, B.Com 2nd Sem, Dibrugarh University, Old Course, General Course, 2009]

2009 (May)
(General Course)
(Principles of Business Management)
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
1.       (a) Trace the history of management thought. Indicate the names of important contributors and their contributions towards it.

        (b) Discuss the definition and significance of management. Write about the managerial roles. (Mintzberg).

2.    (a) Define leadership. Mention essential qualities for leadership.


        (b) Indicate and explain the major steps involved in planning as a function of business administration.

3.    (a) Explain the social responsibility of Business Management.


        (b) Discuss the challenges faced by the contemporary managers in coping with the changing environment.

4.    (a) What do you mean by “Management by Objectives (MBO) “? Explain the process of MBO.


        (b) What do you mean by contingency planning? Discuss the process of planning with examples.

5.    (a) Discuss the nature and significance of Centralized Organizational Structure.


        (b) Write a detail note on “span of Management”.