Management Principles and Application Question Paper ' 2020 | B.Com 3rd Sem (Hons) | CBCS Pattern

 Dibrugarh University Question Papers

B.Com 3rd Sem Hons (CBCS Pattern)


2020 (Held in April – May, 2021)


Paper: C - 307

 (Management Principles and Application)

Full Marks: 80

Pass Marks: 32

Time: 3 hours

dibrugarh university 3rd sem question paper cbcs

The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. (a) State whether the following statements are True or False:                               1×4=4

1)         Decentralization means delegation of authority to lower level managers.

2)         Flat organizational structure promotes innovative abilities of the lower level management.

3)         Physiological needs included the basic needs for human to survive.

4)         Path-goal theory was developed by James Mac Gregor Burns.

(b) Fill in the blanks with appropriate words:         1×4=4

1)         The span of management is also called as the _____.

2)         Delegation of authority may be specific or _____.

3)         Staffing promotes optimum utilization of _____.

4)         Emotional stability is a quality of a _____.

2. Write short notes on any three of the following:      4×3=12

a)         Scientific management.

b)         Management Information System (MIS).

c)          Decentralization.

d)         Mechanical barriers of communication.

3. (a) What do you mean by management? Discuss about the evolution of management thoughts.          2+10=12


(b) Define Scientific Management. Discuss about the Taylor’s Scientific Management.    2+10=12

4. (a) “Planning is an intellectual process, the conscious determination of course of action, the basing of decisions on purpose, facts and considered estimates.” Discuss.   12


(b) What do you mean by decision making? Discuss about the various steps of decision making process.   2+10=12

5. (a) What is delegation of authority? How delegation of authority is responsible for organizing the activity of working in organization?     2+10=12


(b) What do you mean by network organization structure? Discuss its benefits and limitations.    2+10=12

6. (a) What is motivation? Explain the five levels of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. 2+10=12


(b) Define about ‘leader and leadership’. Discuss about the Blake and Mouton’s managerial grid theory with diagram. 4+8=12

7. (a) What is controlling in management? Discuss about the process of controlling. 4+8=12


(b) “Control is the process of bringing about conformity of performance with planned action.” Discuss. 12


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