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Annamalai University Distance Education Assignments 2014

FOR ANNAMALAI MBA SOLVEDASSIGNMENTSCALL US AT +91-9911899400 (What’s App)http://www.solvedmbaassignments.com/p/annamalai-mba-assignments-2014.htmlANNAMALAI UNIVERSITYDIRECTORATE OF DISTANCE EDUCATIONM.B.A. (E-BUSINESS) FIRST YEARAcademic Year 2017 – 2018ASSIGNMENT TOPICS1.1 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT1. What do you see as the main diference between a successFul and an unsuccessFuldecision? How much does luck versus skill have to do with it? Give a detail note on it.2. Take any two Indian companies and examine how they have succeeded or Failed dueto poor strategic planning.3. Suggest a method oF departmentation For a large multi-product organization with ahuge market spread over the whole country. Explain the reasons For your suggestions.4. ‘Motivation is the core oF management’. Comment. What practical suggestions wouldyou ofer to management to motivate its staf in an industrial organization?1.2 MARKETING MANAGEMENT1. “Chinese computer and electronic products possess advantages in design, innovation,rapid response and global market ±exibility”- comment.2. “Legal aspects protect competitors and consumers From many unethical pricingstrategies that unscrupulous marketers may wish to attempt”. Critically analyse thestatement.3. “Advertising on the internet has changed signi²cantly over the past decade and somemight argue that it is For the worse" Do you agree or disagree? Discuss with practicalillustrations.4. Examine the challenges encountered by the pharmaceutical wholesale distributor Forsurviving and thriving in this new and ever changing environment.1.3 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT1. “The consequences oF over- capitalisation are Far more serious and Fatal than under-capitalisation”. Discuss.2. “An optimal combination oF the decisions relating to investment, ²nancing anddividends will maximise the value oF the ²rm to its shareholders”. Examine3. “E³ciency inventory management is re±ected in the liquidity and pro²tability oF the²rm.” Explain.4. “A low dividend payout Ratio promotes the welFare oF stock holders because longtermcapital gains are treated more Favourably than 1 dividend income From the tax point oFview.” – Comment.

 

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Liabilities

As on 31.3.14 As on 31.3.15

Assets

As on 31.3.14 As on 31.3.15

Share capital 3,00,000 4,50,000 Fixed Assets 3,50,000 5,50,000 Reserve and surplus 1,50,000 3,50,000 Investment 50,000 30,000 Long-terms Liabilities 1,25,000 Machinery 2,15,000 75,000 Sundry Creditors 2,25,000 - Stock 15,000 2,75,000 Provision for tax 50,000 2,75,000 Debtors 1,75,000 1,50,000 95,000 Prepaid Expenses 20,000 45,000 Miscellaneous Expendi. 25,000 45,000 8,50,000 11,70,000 8,50,000 11,70,000

Additional Information:

1. Depreciation written off during 2015 was

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80,000/- 2. On 31

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 March 2015, accumulated depreciation on fixed assets amounted to

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1, 75,000/- and on 31

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 March 2014,

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1,25,000/-. 3. Machinery costing

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50,000/-, accumulated depreciation there on being ` 3,000/- was discarded and written off during 2015. 4. During the current year investment costing

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10,000/- were sold for

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12,500/-. 5. Dividend paid during the year amounted to `32,500/-

1.4 MARKETING MANAGEMENT

1. Write on various marketing environment like economic, technological, socio cultural, demographic, political, legal and competitive. 2. Discuss the various steps involved in media planning. When and why media planning assumes relevance and significance for a marketer. 3. Discuss the challenges in designing marketing mix strategies for a small sized car priced more than Rs.1 Lakh and less than 2 Lakhs for the Indian market. 4. Discuss the importance of ‘Promotions’ for a hill resort during off-season. Also identify the possible sales promotion schemes it can offer.

1.5 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

1. Considering the large number of pending retirement in India. What should your organization do to prepare for this phenomenon? How will ensure that your organization has necessary human resources it needs for the next 15 years? 2. If you were the chairperson of your company. What consideration would guide  your judgment on the following employment issues? a) Hiring of relatives and friends of employees. b) Promotion from within VS. Choosing the best from outside. c) Hiring SC’s ST’s and candidates belonging to minority communities.

3. “Good raters are born, not made”. Do you agree or disagree? Discuss. “Performance appraisal should be a two way street. So, managers evaluate their subordinates and subordinates should evaluate their managers”. Critically evaluate this statement.