Code No: RR412304

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IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 MANAGEMENT SCIENCE (Bio-Technology) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) What are the managerial functions? (b) How are they integrated? 2. How is line and staff form different from other types of organization? 3. (a) What are the objectives of plant layout? (b) Explain the factors influencing plant layout. [8+8] [8+8] [16]

4. (a) ‘Shortages are undesirable, but some organizations create shortages intentionally’Do you agree with the statement? Why? (b) What is the role of other departments than materials departments to derive optimum results. [8+8] 5. (a) What is the role of Human Resource Manager in development and growth of an organization? (b) Explain how ‘Human Resource Planning’ process can be formulated? [8+8] 6. How does job analysis form the basis for job description and job specifications? How does it help the personnel manager? [16] 7. What are the basic concepts underlying corporate planning. [16]

8. For the particulars of project shown in the table below draw a PERT network, determine the critical path and the probability of completion of the project within

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Code No: RR412304 72 days. Activity Optimistic time(to ) 6 2 12 16 0 10 12 6 2 6 16 4 Time (days) Most likely time(tm ) 10 4 16 24 0 14 18 12 4 12 30 8

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[16] Pessimistic time(tp ) 14 6 24 34 0 18 24 16 6 16 50 12

10-20 10-30 20-50 30-40 40-50 50-80 40-60 40-70 60-90 80-90 70-100 90-100

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IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 MANAGEMENT SCIENCE (Bio-Technology) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Critically evaluate Taylor’s theory of scientific management. 2. What is matrix organization and what is uniqueness? 3. (a) What are the objectives of plant layout? (b) Explain the factors influencing plant layout. [8+8] [16] [16]

4. (a) What are the factors that determine the choice of channels of distribution? (b) Why do manufacturers favour intermediaries. 5. What are the key functions of a Human Resource Manager? 6. Explain in detail the different methods of job evaluation? [8+8] [16] [16]

7. What are the external factors to be considered while assessing opportunities and threats? [16] 8. Draw the network for the following project; it is further given that project completion time is 42 days. Find the find the project duration. Also identify the critical path. [16] Activity 1-2 1-3 2-4 3-5 4-5 4-6 5-7 6-7 Description Duration-days Idea generation 7 Market survey 10 Prototype making 7 Advertisement campaign 9 Distribute samples 5 Commencement of production 5 Fixing up sales outlet 7 Manufacture 14

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IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 MANAGEMENT SCIENCE (Bio-Technology) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Why is management considered as a profession and what factors make it a profession? (b) If you are appointed as a manager in a medium sized manufacturing company, what activities do you have to perform? Explain. [8+8] 2. What is matrix organization and what is uniqueness? 3. Give the basic procedure involved in work study. 4. (a) Explain the functions of materials manager? (b) How are the activities need coordination with other functional areas? [8+8] 5. Discuss in detail the objectives and functions of Human Resource Management? [16] 6. What is ‘grievance’ ? What are the steps in grievance handling? [16] [16] [16]

7. What is strategic business unit and what is it role and relevance in corporate planning? Illustrate. [16] 8. The following are the activities identified in scheduling the time required to install an improved local area network (LAN). Draw the PERT network and identify the critical path. [8+8] Activity identity a b c d e f g h i Description Establish projectParameters Assess present LAN Present analysis Refine objectives Purchase upgradation equipment Test hardware Test software Conduct training Evaluate up gradation Average duration Logical te In days sequence 2 5 a 1 b 3 a 6 c,d 1 e 2 f 4 e 2 g,h

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IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 MANAGEMENT SCIENCE (Bio-Technology) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Critically evaluate Taylor’s theory of scientific management. 2. How is line and staff form different from other types of organization? 3. (a) What are the objectives of plant layout? (b) Explain the factors influencing plant layout. 4. (a) Define EOQ. Whether the factors that determine EOQ (b) A firm requires 1000 units of a particular component. It pays Rs.50 per component to the vendor. The ordering cost is Rs.250 per order. The inventory carrying cost is 20% of the inventory per annum. Calculate i. EOQ ii. Number of orders per year. iii. Total annual cost. [8+8] [16] [16]

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5. Discuss in detail the objectives and functions of Human Resource Management? [16] 6. (a) What is Induction? What is the purpose of induction? (b) What is the difference between Training and Development? Explain. [16] 7. How do you carry out SWOT Analysis for a manufacturing unit? Explain. [16] 8. Explain and illustrate what you understand by network analysis. How would you compare PERT with CPM? [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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