ANNA UNIVERSITY COIMBATOREMBA DEGREE EXAMINATIONS JUNE 2009FIRST SEMESTER101001 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENTTIME : 3 HOURS MAX.MARKS : 100PART – AANSWER ANY FIVE QUESTIONS (5 x 4 = 20 MARKS)
1. What are the major levels of management found in an enterprise?2. What is co-ordination? Why it is called the essence of managership?3. What are the various types of management plans?4. What are planning premises? What are their major types?5. Define and distinguish between ‘Decision’ and ‘Decision-making’.6. What is departmentation? State its significance.7. What is staffing? What is the need for it?8. What is management audit? How does it differ from internal audit?
PART – B
ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS (4 x 16 = 64 MARKS)
9. a) “Management is the art of creating a fine climate for work in an enterprise.” Comment. Suggest asuitable definition of management and establish its superiority over certain popular definitions of management.
b) Compare and contrast the works of F.W.Taylor and Henry Fayol.
10.a) Comment on the major steps involved in the planning process. Are same steps involved in all types of planning process?
b) State and explain briefly the major principles of organization, with special reference to span of management principle. Which principles of organization do you consider more important and why?