# mba semester 3

Pages: 93 (9004 words) Published: August 10, 2014

ASSIGNMENT
DRIVE
PROGRAM

SUBJECT CODE &
NAME
BK ID
CREDITS
MARKS

SUMMER 2014
MBADS/ MBAFLEX/ MBAHCSN3/ MBA – SEM 3
PGDBMN/ PGDENMN/ PGDFMN/ PGDHRMN/ PGDHSMN/
PGDIB/ PGDISMN/ PGDMMN/ PGDOMN/ PGDPMN/
PGDROMN/ PGDSCMN/ PGDTQMN – SEM 1
MB0050
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
B1700
4
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. Questions

Q.No
1

Marks

Total
Marks

How would you distinguish between a management decision problem and a management research problem? Do all decision problems require research? Explain and illustrate with examples.
Differences
Explanation

3

Examples
2

5

10

2

How are research designs classified? What are the distinguishing features of each? Differentiate by giving appropriate examples.
Meaning of Research designs
Classification and features

4

Differences

2

Examples
3

2

10

2

Discuss with the help of examples the four key levels of measurement. What mathematical operations/statistical techniques are and are not permissible on data from each type of scale?

Meaning of Measurement scales
Types of Measurement scales with examples

5

Mathematical operations/statistical techniques
4

2

10

3

Processing of data involves editing, coding, classifying and tabulating. Explain each of these steps by taking an appropriate example.
Explanation
Examples

5

6

10

4

Distinguish between the following:
a. Null hypothesis and Alternative hypothesis
b. One tailed and two tailed tests
c. Type I and Type II error
d. One way and two way analysis of variance
e. Descriptive and inferential analysis of data
Differences

10

10

(2 each)
6

a. What is Chi-square test of goodness of fit? What precautions are necessary while applying this test? Point out its role in business decision making. b. Two research workers classified some people in income groups on the basis of sampling studies. Their results are as follow:

Investigators

Income groups

Total

Poor

Middle

Rich

A

160

30

10

200

B

140

120

40

300

Total

300

150

50

500

Show that the sampling technique of atleast one research worker is defective. Meaning

1

Precautions

2

Role

2

Formula/Solution/Interpretation to the problem

5

10

DRIVE
PROGRAM

SUBJECT CODE &
NAME
BK ID
CREDIT & MARKS

ASSIGNMENT
SUMMER 2014

MBADS/ MBAFLEX/ MBAHCSN3/ MBA – SEM 3
PGDBMN/ PGDENMN/ PGDFMN/ PGDHRMN/ PGDHSMN/
PGDIB/ PGDISMN/ PGDMMN/ PGDOMN/ PGDPMN/
PGDROMN/ PGDSCMN/ PGDTQMN – SEM 1
B1725
4 Credits, 60 marks

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. Questions
Q.No
Marks
Total Marks
1
Explain the performance of contracts
Definition
4
Offer of performance
2
Onus of performance
4
10
2
Elaborate the rights of surety.
Rights against the creditor
4
Rights against the principal debtor
3
Rights against co-sureties
3
10
3
Discuss the termination of bailment.
Explanation
10
4
Explain the performance of a contract of sale of goods.
Explanation
10
10
5
Discuss the law related to the prohibition of anti-competitive agreements. Explanation
10
Explain the need and types of meetings.
6
Need for meeting
2
Statutory meetings
2
Annual General Meetings
2
Extraordinary meetings
2
10
Class meetings
2

DRIVE
PROGRAM

SUBJECT CODE &
NAME
BK ID
CREDIT
MARKS

ASSIGNMENT
SUMMER 2014
MBAFLEX/ MBA (SEM 3)
PGDFMN (SEM 1)
MF0010 & SECURITY ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO
MANAGEMENT
B1754
4
60...