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how will you supervises an NGO project ngo   0  960
Case Study Please read the case given below and answer the questions given at the end. One afternoon in June 1972, Rao, industrial engineer of P.M.A. company, was called to the office of his immediate superior V.R. Naik, the production manager. Naik said, “Rao, I want to discuss a situation in the production department. A lot of people feel that Govindan is not the right man for the Assistant Superintendent’s position. The President and others have decided that I have got to fire Govindan or at least move him out of production. Everyone wants to fire Govindan, but I won’t do it to him. I was talking with Bhadra this morning, and we decided that you might be able to make use of Govindan in your department.” Rao was surprised by both the information, and the proposal. Naik concluded his comments with, “Rao, I am asking you to take Govindan. You can say ‘No’. But then he gets fired. I have told Govindan this. Also, Govindan knows that if he goes with you he will take a pay cut. However, I think you can make use of him both to your own and his satisfaction. You are, anyway, carrying out an in-process quality control, and you might be able to make good use of Govindan in view of his long technical experience of production work. Think it over, and let me know by tomorrow.” Rao thought over the matter. PMA company had been a successful enterprise until March 1972 at which time it suffered a sharp decline of profits : sales had fallen off, and production costs had risen. The President adopted three measures which he hoped would improve the condition. First, by creating an Industrial Engineering Department for establishing work standards on all production operations, to determine which manufacturing costs were out of line and where remedial action should be taken. Rao, 28 years old, who had been with the company for two years in the Purchasing department, was selected. Rao had B.E. and MBA degrees to his credit. What he lacked in his business experience he made up by his eagerness to learn. He was ambitious and liked by his associates. He wanted a transfer from Purchasing to Production for better opportunities for advancement. Secondly, he consulted a Management Consultation firm to make a study of the Production Department. They pointed out that the chain of command was too long from Production Manager through Plant Superintendent through Assistant Superintendent to Foremen. They recommended the elimination of the position of Assistant Superintendent. Thirdly, he engaged an Industrial Psychologist to appraise all the Supervisory Personnel. Govindan had been with the company for 20 years since its founding and during this period had worked on every production operation, and his last 11 years had been in supervisory capacity. His manners were rough and aggressive, he had little formal education. The industrial Psychologist’s report about Govindan contained the following points: (i) Evaluation for the position of Assistant Superintendent : Not good enough. (ii) Capacity for good human relations in supervision : Will have friction frequently. (iii) Need for development counseling: Counseling greatly needed. (iv) General evaluation: Govindan had a good ability profile. He suffers from a sense of inferiority. He does not like the responsibility of making decisions. His supervision is that of Autocratic type. Though he has the ability, as far as his personality make-up is concerned, he is out of place in the present position. Questions: 1. What is the problem in the case? Explain. 2. Explain Govindan’s behavior and work experience vis-à- vis the psychologist’s report. 3. How do you see Naik’s suggestion to Rao? Give reasons. 4. What are Rao’s considerations in taking a decision? What should he do? Explain. iipm   0  2211
Write short notes on any three of the following: (i) Domino Effect (ii) Functional and Dysfunctional conflict (iii) Formal and Informal groups (iv) MBO (v) Organizational Culture and Climate    0  594
A. Distinguish between the individual and the group decision - making, explaining the advantages and disadvantages of group decision-making. B. Distinguish between individual change and organizational change.    0  1289
A. What is the system approach to management? Explain the salient features of this approach. B. Describe various managerial skills briefly. Discuss the roles these skills could play in building an institution.    0  565
A. What kind of decisions is a manager generally required to make in the organizational context? Explain with examples as to which of these correspond to programmed and non-programmed categories B. Discuss various strategies used in implementing organisational change in the context of a large manufacturing company    0  473
what is administration & what are roles of administrator? how it differs from HR? dangote   2  22204
what is the difference between management and administration? pz-cussons   5  20670
WHY SHOULD I SELECT YOU ??    7  3147
what is repo rate? plz explain it in broad.    3  3018
wht kind of r mostly asked in bank po interview and tell me and how the merit list is prepared in such a exam state-bank-of-india-sbi   0  817
Why did you decide to apply to this business school?    2  5053
what ur future aspiration and how can we (mba institute) will help you to pursue your goal???    0  1690
why do you choose MBA in MArketing    2  5589
why do u choose MBA after B.Sc. federal-bank   0  2504
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I am working as asst. mngr purchase in small exports firm in moradabad (u.p.)there have to do all level functions in my working and seeks now more challenging job in very big organization and i m afraid to face the interview what do they ask abt in the field of material managment so you will plz help me for sending the question abt mngr purchase interview.. 359
I seek information in starting up a radio station of my own. could you please provide me with the step by step procedure for such a mammoth-sounding task.where do i start from, copyright issues/formalities, registration and the cost approximations fo r the same.. 594
What criteria/qualities that you have that can help you in this position 355
in mba personal interview, if someone ask me that you choose hr as your career why not marketing or finance? 916
why do you want to join MBA COURSE 1960
A company issues new debentures of Rs.2 million, at par; the net proceeds being Rs.1.8 million. It has a 13.5 per cent rate of interest and 7 years maturity. The company’s tax rate is 52 per cent. What is the cost of debenture issue? What will be the cost in 4 years if the market value of debentures at that time is Rs.2.2 million? 476
I am going for Masters MBA from USA in 2010 and I have complete my B.com in 2003 what questions they will ask me on this. 482
What is in-transit inventory and how it is calculated, how do you monitor in-transit inventory levels? 1009
Hi, I have following result of IELTS Speaking 6, Writing 5, Listening 5, Reading 5, Total 5.5 what do you say i will got Student visa for Germany or not? 514
Tell me about a time when you had too many things to do and you were required to prioritize your tasks 676
what is ur outlook in life??? 587
Under Operatons, What are the principles of control and Mangement? 363
why you done mba in finance 706
Why u do mba and then why u do the commititive examination and how it help in police department 296
hi guys!!!! I am B.tech graduate (gonna be completed this year) and I want to do MBA from abroad. I have no work experience and not so good academics. I want to do MBA this year. So which exams I need to take???????? is there any minimum CGPA requirement.............??? 398
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