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2nd Year M.Com

Master of Commerce (M.Com.)

2nd Year ASSIGNMENTS 2009-2010

School of Management Studies Indira Gandhi National Open University Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110 068

Master of Commerce M.Com. 2nd year
ASSIGNMENTS − 2009-2010 Dear Students, As explained in the Programme Guide, you have to do one Tutor Marked Assignment for each Course. We are sending the assignments of all the six courses of 2nd year together in this booklet. Assignment is given 30% weightage in the final assessment. To be eligible to appear in the Term-end examination, it is compulsory for you to submit the assignment as per the schedule. Before attempting the assignments, you should carefully read the instructions given in the Programme Guide. This assignment is valid for for two admission cycles (July 2009 and January, 2010). The validity is given below: 1. Those who are enrolled in July 2009, it is valid upto June 2010. 2. Those who are enrolled in January 2010, it is valid upto December 2010.

In case you are planning to appear in June term-end examination, you must submit the assignment to the Coordinator of your Study Centre latest by 30th April and if you are to appear in December Term-end examination, you must submit it latest by 31st October.

Note : In case you receive the study material and assignment late, you can submit the assignment responses within one month after receiving the study material.


TUTOR MARKED ASSIGNMENT Course Code Course Title Assignment Code Assignment Coverage : : : : MCO-01 Organisation Theory and Behaviour MCO-01/TMA/2009-10 All Blocks Maximum Marks: 100 Attempt all questions. All questions carry equal marks. 1. What are various responsibilities of various level of management in an organisation? Explain various functions and roles of managers. (10+10) Discuss the operant conditioning theory of learning. How does it differ with the classical conditioning theory of learning?




Examine various job redesign strategies. Do you think that they help in improving the organisational efficiency. Discuss. (10+10) Explain various levels of conflict. How do these levels influence the organisational efficiency? Discuss with examples. (10+10) Write short notes on :a) b) c) d) Departmentalisation Role of Reinforcement Concept of Organisational Culture Resistance to change ( 4 x 5)




TUTOR MARKED ASSIGNMENT Course Code Course Title Assignment Code Assignment Coverage : : : : MCO-03 Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis MCO-03/TMA/2009-10 All Blocks Maximum Marks: 100 Attempt all questions. All questions carry equal marks. 1. a) b) 2. (a) (b) What do you mean by a hypothesis. Discuss the different types of hypothesis. What is business Research Process. Describe the various stages involved in the business research process. (8+12) Explain the significance of visual presentation of statistical data in research work and also explain the suitability of graphic and diagramatic presentation Mean examination marks in mathematics in three sections are 68, 75 and 72, the number of student being 32, 43 and 45 respectively in these sections. Find the mean examination marks in mathematics for all the three sections taken togethers. What do you mean by index number? Explain the procedure for contruction and uses of index number in research work. Explain briefly the components of time series. If the probabilty of a defective bolt is 0.1 find (i) the mean (ii) the standard deviation of defective bolts in a total of 900 bolts. (b) A survey of 320 families with 5 children each revealed the following distribution. No. of boys No. of girls No. of familties 5 0 14 4 1 56 3 2 110 2 3 88 1 4 40 0 5 12 (12+8)



(a) (b)



Is the result consistent with the hypothesis that male and female birth are equally probable. 5. (a) (b) What is meant by statistical fallacy? What damage and fallacies are associated with the use of statistics? Distinguish between...
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