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Paper-I The candidate should make a study of the concept and development of management as science and art drawing upon the contributions of leading thinkers of management and apply the concepts to the real life of government and business decision making keeping in view the changes in the strategic and operative environment. Section-A I. Managerial Function : Concept and foundations of Management, Managerial role and functions. Analysis of Environmental opportunities and threats, Formulation of Organisational Vision, Mission and Objectives. Decision Making. II. Organisational Behaviour and Design : Classical and Neoclassical Systems, Delegation of Authority, Design of Strategic Business Units. Theories of motivation and their relevance. Communication. Leadership. Understanding group behaviour and dynamics. Conflict Management. Managing Change. Innovation in Organizational Design such as Networks, Knowledge Based Enterprises-Systems and Processes. III. Quantitative Techniques in Decision Making : Classification of data, Averages, Dispersion and Skewness. Correlation and Regression. Time- Series Analysis & Forecasting Techniques. Elementary concepts of Binomial, Poisson and Normal Distributions. Tests of Significance t, F and Chisquare. Linerar Programming-Problem formulation-Simplex method and Graphical solution. PERT and CPM. Decision making under uncertainity. Section-B IV. Management Control System : Basic concepts, Understanding strategic behaviour. Responsibility Centres, Strategic Planning, Preparation of budgets, Zero Based Budget, Analysis and Evaluation of Performance, Control System in Service Organization. Modern Control Methods, Controlling Global Enterprises: Transfer Pricing and Management of Risk. V. Strategic Cost Management : Value Chain : Conceptual issues and Applications. Cost analysis-Activity based costing, Cost Drivers and their measurement. Target Costing. Profit Variance Analysis. VI. Business Environment : Concept and Analysis of Macro-business environment: Indian and global. Analysis of structural dimensions of Indian Economy. Directions of change and impact on business decision. Regulatory and promotional Policies. Liberalization, Globalisation and Corporatisation Problems and Prospects. Paper-II Section-A I. Financial Management : Goal of Finance Function. Analysis of Financial Postion: Ratio and Funds Flow Analysis. Concepts of value and return. Valuation of Bonds and Shares. Risk and Return: Portfolio Theory, CAPM and APM. Option Pricing. Financial and Operating leaverage. Design of Capital Structure; Theories and Practices. Management of Working Capital: Estimation and Financing. Management of Cash, Receivables and Inventory and Current Liabilities. Capital and Money Markets: Institutions and Instruments. Leasing, Hirepurchase and veartur capital mergers and acquistions. Shareholder Value Creation: Dividend Policy, Corporate financial policy and strategy., Management of corporate distress and restructuring strategy. Regulation of capital market. II. Marketing Management : Concept and strategy. Analysis of marketing environment and planning process. Understanding and selecting target markets: Marketing Research, Consumer Behaviour. Segmentation, Targeting and Postitioning., Product management. Distribution channels and logistics. Public Distribution System. Marketing Communciation, Brand Management. personal selling and management of salesforce. Pricing decisions. Understanding competitive strategy. Design, implementation and control. Services and non-profit marketing. Social Marketing. Creating global competitive Advantage: Analysis, formulation, implementation and control. Evaluation of marketing function. Ethics in marketing: Consumer protection. E-Business. III. International Business : International Business Environment: Changing composition of trade in goods and services. Emerging areas of trade. Evaluation of International Trade Policies-instruments of trade policy, institutions of international business GATT//WTO, Trims and Trips-Labour conditions and environmental issues. trade in services and agri products. role of IMF, World Bank, UNCTAD. Regional Economic Cooperation. Export Marketing Management-Overseas market research, Export pricing and finance. Management of risk. Export-import procedures. Tole of intermediaries and documentation. Section-B IV. Operation and Materials Management : Fundamentals of Operations Management. Organising for Production. Aggregate Production Planning, Capacity Planning, Plan Design: Process planning plant size and scale of operations. Management of facilities. Equipment replacement and maintenance. Production cotnrol. Supply Chain Management-Vendor Evaluation and Audit. Quality Management. Role and importance of Materials Management , Material Handling, Value Analysis, Quality control, Make or Buy Decision. Codification, Standardisation of spare parts inventory. Inventory Control. Two Bin System. Waste Management, Purchasing process and procedure. International Buying.
components of population growth-births. ethnocentrism. Management Information System : Conceptual foundations of Information System. VI. Man-power planning. nature and social production. accommodation.V. Jajmani system. Performance Management-job evaluation. Social Groups-primary. role conflict. Employee Morale and Productivity. trainging. relative deprivation. cooperation. inheritance. Selection. population policy. social system. basic features of industrial society. Sociology Unit I : Basic Concepts : Society. growth. job enrichment. acculturation. urban growth and urbanization-town. city and metropolis. Unit II : Marriage. deaths and migration. integration. marriage as contract. Law and customs. secondary and reference groups. development. role set. rules of residence. non-economic determinants of economic behaviour. System Development Management life-cycle. promotion and transfer. and distribution in India. Unit III : Social Stratification : Forms and functions. DSS and RDBMS. conflict. diffusion. Cultural relativism. dominant caste. composition. System Development-Overview of Systems and Design. population and social development. Designing on-line and Distributed environments. sanskritisation. Family : types. recruitment. functions and changes. impact of automation on society. Management of Organisational Climate and Industrial Relations. market (free) economy and controlled (planned) economy. and as a sacrament. Family and Kinship : Marriage : types and norms. agrarian. competition. Unit VII : Social Demography : Population size. Information Resource Management. Compensation Management. economic systems of simple and complex societies. Trends in Information Technology. association. Socio-cultural processes : socialisation. Caste and Class. Humans Resource Accouting and Audit. Kinships : terms and usages. industrial and post-industrial. descent. industrialisation and environment. Norms and values-conformity and deviance. Managing Data ResourcesOrganising Data. social action. Social distance. institution. Cultural-tag. Unit IV : Types of Society : Tribal. Status and role. community. Unit VI : Industrial and Urban Society : Rural-Urban Continuum. causes and consequences of population growth. purity and pollution. Implementation and Control of Project. assimilation. Culture-culture change. Human Resource Development : Concept and Policies. Social structure. Unit VIII : Political Processes : . Unit V : Economy and Society : Man.
Backward Caste Movement. magic. organised and unorganised religions. e) Robert K. Social Stratification : Concepts-hierarchy. 4. descent and property. social responsibility of science. sect and cults. social mobility and social change. caste and politics. psychology and anthropology. divorce and its implications. alienation and class struggle. Dalit Movement. 10. 13. social aspects of division of labor and types of exchange. changing structure of family marriage and sex roles in modern society. elements of scientific method-concepts. modes of political participation-democratic and authoritarian forms. sociology and its relationship with history. technology and change. monistic and pluralistic religion. personality and socialization. religion and science. Techniques of data collection and analysis : Participant and quasi-participant observation. equality of educational opportunity. c) Max Weber : Social action. authority and legitimacy. ideal types. 5. problems of universalisation of primary education. exploratory and experimental 3. protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism. 2. Social control. class power. issue of measurement in social science. questionnaire and schedule case study. Pioneering contributions to Sociology: a) Karl Marx : Historical materialism. the sacred and the profane. authority and legitimacy. Scientific Study of Social Phenomena : Problem of objectivity and value neutrality. education and modernisation. lineage. 12. industrialisation and social change. pressure groups. authority. reference groups. the impact of economic processes on the larger society. gender issues. factors of change. caste and class. Economic System : Sociological dimensions of economic life. sampling-size. community power. religion. Educational System : Education and Culture. economics. bureaucracy.Power. Womens Movement. Social movements-Peasant Movement. d) Talcott Parsons : Social system. 7. political science. political socialisation. anomie. protective discrimination. political modernisation. Unit X : Social Change :Theories of change. scaling techniques-social distance and Likert scale. power of the unorganised masses. family. social aspects of mass education. 9. 8. mode of production. Social Movements : . conformity and deviance. social determinants of economic development. 11. Sociology Syllabus for Main Examination Paper-I General Sociology/Foundations of Sociology/Fundamentals of Sociology 1. Political System : The nature of power-personal power. hypothesis. role conflicts. social functions and dysfunctions of religion. interview. religion and society. inequality and stratification. technology and social change. education as an instrument of social control and social change. class-different conceptions of class. theory and fact. social consequences of science and technology. reliability and validity. organisational power. Religion : Origins of religious beliefs in pre-modern socieites. research designs-descriptive. forms and functions. Marriage and Family : Types and forms of marriage. class-in-itself and class-for-itself. Merton : Latent and manifest functions. pressure groups and political parties. role of community and state intervention in education. power of the elite. pattern variables. science. Unit IX : Weaker Sections-and Minorities : Social justice-equal opportunity and special opportunity. caste as a class. Science & Technology : Ethos of science. 6. intra-and inter-generational mobility. Social Mobility : Types of mobility-open and closed models. semitism and antisemitism. theories of stratification-Marx. Davis and Moore and Melvin Tumins critique. features of pre-industrial and industrial economic system. constitutional safeguards. vertical and horizontal mobility. voting behaviour. social fact. impact of industrial and French Revolution on the emergence of sociology. b) Emile Durkheim : Division of labor. social control of science. Sociology-The Discipline : Sociology as a science and as an interpretative discipline. family-structure and function.
change and persistence of caste in modern India. emerging agrarian class structure. 12. Caste System : Origin of the caste system. regional variations in kinship systems and its socio-cultural correlates. indebetedness. direted social change. health and nutrition. and the West. tribal development efforts after independence. Population Dynamics : Population size. socio-cultural dynymics through the ages. Tribal Societies : Distinctive features of tribal communities and their geographical spread. 2. education. structural contradictions and breakdowns. social policy and social development. educational inequality and change. indebtedness and bonded labor. 10. Sri Narayanguru Dharma Paripalana Sabha. 11. feudalism-semi-feudalism debates. emergence of classes among tribes. ideology and social movement. secularism. occupational diversification. Total Literacy Campaigns. 9. 4. assimilation and integration. views of Gandhi and Ambedkar on caste. family-its structural and functional aspects-its changing forms. 14. cultural and structural views about caste. Parsons and Sorokin. emergence of Dalit consciousness. 13. housing. Marriage. 6. education and communication. Social Change : Endogenous and exogenous sources of change and resistance toc hange. determinants and consequences of population growth. agrarian and industrial class structure. impact of legislation and socio-economic change on marriage and family. problems of tribal communities-land alienation. processes of change-sanskritisation and modernisation. and Ram Krishna Mission. educational levels of different groups. its changing trends and its future. social movement and social change. factors in continuity and change. Class Structure : Class structure in India. death rate and migration. components of population growth. elite formation in India. impact of Buddhism. Islam. Historical Moorings of the Indian Society : Traditional Hindu social organization. agents of change-mass media. 5. growth. 3. poverty. Religion and Society : Size. population policy and family welfare programmes. slums. emergence ofmiddle class. education. issues of age at marriage. social structural origins of political elites and their orientations. Satya Sadhak Samaj. . birth rate. composition and distribution. theories of social change-Marx. infant mortality rate. Social change and Development : Continuity and change as fact and as value. Industry and Society : Path of industrialisation. Social Movements : Reform Movements : Arya Samaj. Dimensions of Development : Strategy and ideology of planning. Agrarian Social Structure : Peasant society and agrarian systems. 8. agrarian unrest. conversions. social consequences of land reforms and green revolution. land tenure systems-historical perspectives. Paper-II Study of Indian Society 1. sex ratio. strategies of rural development-poverty alleviation programmes. genesis of social movements. problems of change and modernisation. 7. Political Processes : Working of the democratic political system in a traditional society. religious fundamentalism. issues of tribal identity. Backward Classes Movement. panchayati raj and nagarpalikas and 73rd and 74th constitutional amendments. programmes for urban development. and unemployment. market economy and its social consequences. regionalism. problems of religious minorities. political parties and their social base. Mandal Commission Report and issues of social backwardness and social justice. generation gap. education and social mobility. poverty. universalisation of primary education. Education : Directive Principles of State Policy and primary education. 14. issues of equality and social justice. growth and regional distribution of different religious groups. communal tensions. trade unions and human relations. privatisation and globalisation. the role of community and state intervention in education.Concepts of social movements. Family and Kinship: Marriage among different ethnic groups. tribal policy-isolation. mobility in caste. caste on and Indian polity. educational problems of disadvantages groups. caste among Muslims and Christians. pluralism and national unity. types of social movements. decentralisation of power. environment. economic reforms liberalisation.
Telengana. drug addiction. atrocities. 16. existing programmes for women and their impact. Women and society : Demographic profile of women. Backward Castes Movement : Self-respect Movement. backward castes mobilisation in North India. discrimination.Peasant movements-Kisan Sabha. Situational analysis of children. alcoholism. corruption. Naxalbari. AIDS. special problems-dowry. . 15. Social Problems : Prostitution. child welfare programmes.
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