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MB0047- MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM


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ASSIGNMENT

DRIVE
SUMMER  2014
PROGRAM
MBADS/ MBAFLEX/ MBAHCSN3/ MBAN2/ PGDBAN2
SUBJECT CODE & NAME
MB0047- MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
BK ID
B1630
SEMESTER
2
CREDITS
4
MARKS
60


Note: Answer all questions. Kindly note that answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme.


Q. 1.  In the current e-world any organisation’s massive operations are managed by various types ofinformation systems that help them to achieve their goals of servicing their clients. This can be done by the growth of modern organization. Discuss some of the essential features of modernorganisation.

Answer: Modern organization design draws on ideas from many fields to make communication more dynamic and blend individual and organizational solutions together into a cohesive whole. New designs focus on adaptability. They rely highly on employee involvement, distribute authority based on skill and have fewer rules and boundaries, resulting in a more organic structure.

A Listing the features
Matrix structures take the basic structure of function organization and augment its flexibility with project design. Team-based designs are considered unstable, so the functional structure attempts to balance the project

Q. 2. Marketing managers are keener to look for a least cost route that also allow a sales person tomeet all his customers. Identifying a least cost route with this features is slightly complicated.Therefore, managers depend on decision support tools to find the most cost effective routes tocover the market. The travelling salesman problem is one of such tool. Describe the tool with adiagram.

Answer: A problem in graph theory requiring the most efficient (i.e., least total distance) Hamiltonian cycle a salesman can take through each of n cities. No general method of solution is known, and the problem is NP-hard. Solution to the traveling salesman problem is implemented as Traveling Salesman in the Mathematica package Combinatorica` and Find Shortest Tour[v1, v2, ...].



Q. 3. There are many examples of digital goods. Companies such as Amazon.com are selling digitalversions of books over their site. These digital books can be read on special readers that displaythe pages on a screen.


Answer:A. Listing the properties

·         Relevant: The information obtained and used should be needed for decision-making. it doesn't matter how interesting it is. Businesses are often criticised for producing too much information simply because their information systems can "do it".

·         Up-to-date: Information needs to be timely if it is to be actioned. For example, the manager of a large retail business needs daily information on how stores are performing, which products are selling well (or not) so that immediate action can be taken.


Q. 4. Decision support systems (DSS) are used extensively across organisations to assist managerswith making decisions. Decision making by managers involves the phases of intelligence, design,and choice, and DSS help mainly with the choice part as they support structured andunstructured types of decisions.

a. What is it that managers do when they make decisions?
b. Explain the different types of decisions

Answer: A. Explaining decision making process
Managers are required to make hard decisions that support a company's short and long-term goals. Management decisions are usually made after employees' proposals and preferences have been heard. They must be made with a team, department or company in mind. The best management decisions are made with evidence, examination and input from other leaders. However, managers must keep a balance between receiving input and being decisive. Be prepared to make difficult decisions and review them for accuracy in the

Q. 6 Data and information relating to individuals could be of sensitive nature. Give some examplesof such kind of data

Answer: ‘Sensitive information’ is a sub-set of personal information and is given a higher level of protection under the NPPs. The IPPs do not refer to sensitive information and agencies are required to handle all information, including sensitive information, in accordance with the IPPs. The principles recommended for handling sensitive information, and their extension to agencies, are discussed further in Chapter 22.‘Sensitive information’ is defined in the Privacy Act to mean information or an opinion about an individual’s:
·         racial or ethnic origin;


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PM0013 – MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES IN PROJECTS

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SUMMER 2014
PROGRAM
MBADS (SEM 3/SEM 5) MBAFLEX/ MBA (SEM 3) PGDPMN (SEM 1)
SUBJECT CODE & NAME
PM0013 – MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES IN PROJECTS
BK ID
B1939
CREDITS
4
MARKS
60
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ASSIGNMENT



Note: Answer all questions. Kindly note that answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme.


Q1. Write short notes on:
•         Human Resource Cycle
•         Role of a project manager
•         Productivity measurement method of manpower estimation
•         Managing Conflicts in a project
(Human Resource Cycle Role of a project manager Productivity measurement method of manpower estimation Managing Conflicts in a project)10 (2.5 marks each)

Answer: Human Resource Cycle
The employee life cycle is a concept in human resources management that describes the stages of an employee's time with a



Role of a project manager
The project manager's role in a nutshell, is the overall responsibility for the successful planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure of a project. The project management role is arguably the most challenging of roles within the project team. As the project progresses through its various life cycle stages, project manager's must


Productivity measurement method of manpower estimation
Manpower Estimates depend on only two factors:-
1. Market Rate -  very directly available on market analysis / survey
2. Productivity Rate -  available in
Managing Conflicts in a project
Conflict in project management is inevitable. The potential for conflict in information systems development projects is usually high because it involves individuals from different backgrounds and orientations working together to complete a complex task. The cause of conflict in team projects can be related to

Q2. What is the need for building a team during any project?
(Define team building and its significance, Discuss the various reasons for building a project team)2, 8( 2 marks for each reason)

Answer: A project team is a group that works together to execute the tasks necessary to meet customer requirements. Before a project team meets for the first time, before they start "forming, storming, norming, or performing," or maybe even before they know they will be working together, the project manager begins laying the foundation for effective teamwork. Good team dynamics start with an effective project manager. As the owner and leader of your company, it is up to you to define the nature of your team

Q3.  Write short notes on:
•         Qualities of a project leader
•         Dealing with Poor Performers in a Project Team
•         Minority groups
•         Health issues of project team members
(Qualities of a project leader Dealing with Poor Performers in a Project Team Minority groups Health issues of project team members)10 (2.5 marks each)

Answer: Qualities of a project leader
·         Inspires a Shared Vision: An effective project leader is often described as having a vision of where to go and the ability to articulate it. Visionaries thrive on change and being able to draw new boundaries.
·         Good Communicator:The ability to communicate with people at all levels is almost always named as the second
·          

Dealing with Poor Performers in a Project Team
Are individual members of your team performing less well than you'd hoped? If so, this proverb can take on great significance. To figure out what's causing the performance issue, you have to get to the root of the problem.
·         Diagnosing Poor Performance:
·         Enhancing Ability

Minority groups
Sociologist Louis Wirth (1945) defined a minority group as “any group of people who, because of their physical or cultural characteristics, are singled out from the others in the society in which they live for differential and

Health issues of project team members
Working together as a team, professionals must balance responsibilities, values, knowledge, skills, and even goals about patient care, against their role as a team member in shared decision-making. Because many physicians, in particular,

Q4. What are the major roles that motivation plays in handling project environment?
(Explain how motivation plays a considerable role in the success and failure of a project, Discuss the major roles of motivation in a project environment)1, 9 ( 1 mark for each role)

Answer:Efficient processes and smooth relationships create the opportunity for successful projects. And having team members personally commit to your project’s success gives you the greatest chance of achieving it. Therefore, your major task as a project manager is to encourage every team member to be motivated and committed to your project’s success.



Q5. Explain various types of collective bargaining.
(Explanation of four types of collective bargaining)10 (2.5 marks each)

Answer: Collective bargaining is a tool people use to end conflict and get things going again in business. Occurring in either continuous or periodic forms, its aim is to make things better for both the employer and employee overall, or to initiate social changes. The disadvantages such as expense and creating divisions in companies are significant, but this technique also provides some big advantages such as giving workers a safe way to voice their concerns and opinions.

The primary objective of this

Q6. What is a Human Resource Information System(HRIS).
(Define HRIS, Very briefly Functions of HRIS, List any two advantages of HRIS, List any two disadvantages of HRIS) 1.5, 4.5 (1.5 marks for each function)

Answer:A HRIS, which is also known as a human resource information system or human resource management system (HRMS), is basically an intersection of human resources and information technology through HR software. This allows HR activities and processes to occur electronically.

Managerial:An HRIS functions as a managerial information system to gather and provide key data about staffing, turnover, benefits
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PM0012 – PROJECT FINANCE AND BUDGETING

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DRIVE
SUMMER 2014
PROGRAM
MBADS (SEM 3/SEM 5) MBAFLEX/ MBA (SEM 3) PGDPMN (SEM 1)
SUBJECT CODE & NAME
PM 0012 – PROJECT FINANCE AND BUDGETING
BK ID
B1939
CREDITS
4
MARKS
60
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ASSIGNMENT



Note: Answer all questions. Kindly note that answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme.


Q1. Write short notes on:
•         Human Resource Cycle
•         Role of a project manager
•         Productivity measurement method of manpower estimation
•         Managing Conflicts in a project
(Human Resource Cycle Role of a project manager Productivity measurement method of manpower estimation Managing Conflicts in a project)10 (2.5 marks each)

Answer: Human Resource Cycle
The employee life cycle is a concept in human resources management that describes the stages of an employee's time with a



Role of a project manager
The project manager's role in a nutshell, is the overall responsibility for the successful planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure of a project. The project management role is arguably the most challenging of roles within the project team. As the project progresses through its various life cycle stages, project manager's must


Productivity measurement method of manpower estimation
Manpower Estimates depend on only two factors:-
1. Market Rate -  very directly available on market analysis / survey
2. Productivity Rate -  available in
Managing Conflicts in a project
Conflict in project management is inevitable. The potential for conflict in information systems development projects is usually high because it involves individuals from different backgrounds and orientations working together to complete a complex task. The cause of conflict in team projects can be related to

Q2. What is the need for building a team during any project?
(Define team building and its significance, Discuss the various reasons for building a project team)2, 8( 2 marks for each reason)

Answer: A project team is a group that works together to execute the tasks necessary to meet customer requirements. Before a project team meets for the first time, before they start "forming, storming, norming, or performing," or maybe even before they know they will be working together, the project manager begins laying the foundation for effective teamwork. Good team dynamics start with an effective project manager. As the owner and leader of your company, it is up to you to define the nature of your team

Q3.  Write short notes on:
•         Qualities of a project leader
•         Dealing with Poor Performers in a Project Team
•         Minority groups
•         Health issues of project team members
(Qualities of a project leader Dealing with Poor Performers in a Project Team Minority groups Health issues of project team members)10 (2.5 marks each)

Answer: Qualities of a project leader
·         Inspires a Shared Vision: An effective project leader is often described as having a vision of where to go and the ability to articulate it. Visionaries thrive on change and being able to draw new boundaries.
·         Good Communicator:The ability to communicate with people at all levels is almost always named as the second
·          

Dealing with Poor Performers in a Project Team
Are individual members of your team performing less well than you'd hoped? If so, this proverb can take on great significance. To figure out what's causing the performance issue, you have to get to the root of the problem.
·         Diagnosing Poor Performance:
·         Enhancing Ability

Minority groups
Sociologist Louis Wirth (1945) defined a minority group as “any group of people who, because of their physical or cultural characteristics, are singled out from the others in the society in which they live for differential and

Health issues of project team members
Working together as a team, professionals must balance responsibilities, values, knowledge, skills, and even goals about patient care, against their role as a team member in shared decision-making. Because many physicians, in particular,

Q4. What are the major roles that motivation plays in handling project environment?
(Explain how motivation plays a considerable role in the success and failure of a project, Discuss the major roles of motivation in a project environment)1, 9 ( 1 mark for each role)

Answer:Efficient processes and smooth relationships create the opportunity for successful projects. And having team members personally commit to your project’s success gives you the greatest chance of achieving it. Therefore, your major task as a project manager is to encourage every team member to be motivated and committed to your project’s success.



Q5. Explain various types of collective bargaining.
(Explanation of four types of collective bargaining)10 (2.5 marks each)

Answer: Collective bargaining is a tool people use to end conflict and get things going again in business. Occurring in either continuous or periodic forms, its aim is to make things better for both the employer and employee overall, or to initiate social changes. The disadvantages such as expense and creating divisions in companies are significant, but this technique also provides some big advantages such as giving workers a safe way to voice their concerns and opinions.

The primary objective of this

Q6. What is a Human Resource Information System(HRIS).
(Define HRIS, Very briefly Functions of HRIS, List any two advantages of HRIS, List any two disadvantages of HRIS) 1.5, 4.5 (1.5 marks for each function)

Answer:A HRIS, which is also known as a human resource information system or human resource management system (HRMS), is basically an intersection of human resources and information technology through HR software. This allows HR activities and processes to occur electronically.

Managerial:An HRIS functions as a managerial information system to gather and provide key data about staffing, turnover, benefits
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