II Semester Assignment Title DBA1701 – Applied Operational Research for Management

ASSIGNMENT I 5 x 2 =10 MARKS

1. A paper mill produces two grades of paper namely X and Y. Because of raw material restrictions, it cannot produce more than 450 tons of grade X and 310 tons of grade Y in a week. There are 170 production hours in a week. It requires 0.4 and 0.6 hours to produce a ton of products X and Y respectively with corresponding profits of Rs 300 and Rs 550 per ton. Formulate the above as a LPP to maximize profit and find the optimum product mix... 2. A company has three plants A, B and C, 3 warehouses X, Y and Z. The number of units available at the plants is 60, 80 and 80. The demand at X, Y and Z are 60, 85 and 86 respectively. The unit cost of transportation is given in the table in the next side. XYZ A964 B468 C 12 4 6 Find the allocation so that the total transportation cost is minimum. 3. Solve the following game graphically Player B Player A 1 3 -3 7 2546 4. A machine costs Rs 15000. The running costs for the different years are given below. Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Running Cost in Rs 3000 3500 4500 5500 7000 8500 10,000 Find the optimum replacement period if the capital is worth 10% and has no salvage value. 5. A bakery makes fresh bread. The daily demand pattern based on past

experience is given below. Daily Demand 10 15 20 25 30 35 Probability 0.01 0.2 0.15 0.5 0.12 0.02 Simulate the demand for bread for the next 10 days using the random numbers given below. 86, 98, 20, 98, 22, 86, 58, 54, 52, 04.
ASSIGNMENT II 2 x 5 =10 MARKS

1. Write a two page review of any one success story based on adoption of tools of operations research reported in journals, websites, or periodicals. 2. Please submit a copy of the article on which you have written the review alongwith the review. DBA1702 – International Business Management
ASSIGNMENT I 10 MARKS

1. Describe the role of regional trade block to promote international trade with suitable example.
ASSIGNMENT II 10 MARKS

1. Consider any single multinational corporation of your choice. Describe the strategic policies of the corporation. How do they contribute the corporation’s growth? DBA1703 – Strategic Management
ASSIGNMENT I 2 x 5 =10 MARKS

1. “Low cost and differentiation are the best success strategy for any company” – with a suitable examples explain (5 marks) 2. Explain the role of corporate social responsibility by the corporate in India. (5 marks)
ASSIGNMENT II 2 x 5 =10 MARKS

1. “Vertical Integrations is a tool used by all the corporate” – Discuss the pros and cons. (5 marks)

2. How to prepare and use Balance Score Card practices in strategic approaches? (5 marks) DBA1704 – Professional Ethics
ASSIGNMENT I 10 MARKS

1. Describe the Medical Professional Ethics and the role of government in regulating this ethics.
ASSIGNMENT II 10 MARKS

1. Trace out the Cross cultural issues in ethical practice BA1731 – Strategic Technology Planning
ASSIGNMENT I 10 MARKS

1. Explain the role TIFAC in technology development (10 MARKS) Or 2. Discuss the Trade Mark issues involved in Technology Management.
(10 MARKS) ASSIGNMENT II (10 MARKS)

“Explain the financial considerations and issues involved in Technology Planning.
(10 MARKS)

Or 2. Discuss the functions and applications of “S-Curve” in Technology Planning.
(10 MARKS)

DBA1732 – Managing Technology Change
ASSIGNMENT I 10 MARKS

Write a functions and scope of Technology Road Mapping (TRM)
(10 MARKS)

1. Or 2. Explain the types of Innovations and demonstrate the process of Innovation.
(10 MARKS) ASSIGNMENT II 10 MARKS

1. How to overcome and manage Technological change? (10 MARKS) Or 2. Explain the role of RSD in bringing New Technology. (10 MARKS) DBA1733 – Technology Commercialization

ASSIGNMENT I 10 MARKS

1. How to plan and conduct Technology Negotiation? (10 MARKS) Or 2. Discuss the process of Technology Patenting. (10 MARKS)
ASSIGNMENT II 10 MARKS

1. Trace out the Global trends in technology commercialization. (10 MARKS) Or 2. Explain the uses of collaboration in Technology Management. (10 MARKS