Q   Who is the father of Scientific Management?

Q   What do you mean by principles of management?

Q   What is the difference between management principles and principles of science?

Q   What is the difference between principles of management and techniques of management?

Q   What is the difference between principles and values?

Q   How are principles of management derived?

Q   Write the features of principles of management.

Q   What is the significance of principles of management?

Q   What is Scientific Management?

Q   Name the management expert from classical school of thought.

Q   Give the main principles of scientific management given by F.W. Taylor.

Q   What are the techniques of Scientific Management?

Q   What is Mental Revolution?

Q   What is Functional Foremanship? Explain with the help of a diagram.

Q   Taylor has given a technique that is controversial to one of the principles of management. Name and explain that technique?

Q   What is the main criticism of Functional Foremanship?

Q   What is the technique of Standardization and Simplification?

Q   What are the objectives of Standardization?

Q   What are the advantages of Simplification?

Q   What are the elements of Work Study?

Q   Explain Time Study.

Q   Explain Motion Study.

Q   What are the advantages of Time Study and Motion Study?

Q   Out of Time Study and Motion Study which one should be conducted first and why?

Q   What is Fatigue Study?

Q   What is Differential Piece Wage system?

Q   What are the main merits and demerits of Differential Piece Wage system?

Q   What is the contribution of Henry Fayol?

Q   Enumerate the principles given by Henry Fayol.

Q   What are the functions given by Henry Fayol?

Q   How did Henry Fayol classify the activities of an Industrial Undertaking?

Q   According to Henry fayol what should be the qualities of a good manager?

Q   Explain the principle of: Division of work, Authority and Responsibility, Discipline, Unity of Command, Unity of direction, Subordination of personal interest to organizational interests, Remuneration, Centralization, Scalar chain, Order, Equity, Stability of tenure, Span of co-operation and Initiative.

Q   What is authority?

Q   What is responsibility?

Q   What are the two types of authority given by Henry Fayol?

Q   What is discipline?

Q   What is the difference between Unity of command and Unity of direction?

Q   What is centralization?

Q   What is decentralization?

Q   What is scalar chain?

Q   What is the purpose of gang plank?

Q   What is equity?

Q   What is initiative?

Q   Differentiate between the contribution of F.W.Taylor and Henry Fayol.

Q  How are principles of management formed?

Q   Why is it said that the principles of management are universal?

Q   Why is it said that principles of management are flexible?

Q   Which principles of management promotes team spirit?

Q   Who was the first to identity functions of management?

Q   Which principle of management suggests that a subordinate should receive orders from and be accountable to one superior?

Q   Who gave the concept of scientific management? What was his profession?

QWhich principle of scientific management suggest the introduction of scientific investigation and analysis of management practice?

Q   Which principle of management is violated if an employee is asked to receive orders from two superiors?

Q  ”Workers should be encouraged to develop and carry out their plans for improvements”. Identify the principle of management formulated by Fayol.

Q   Which principle of management is violated when a manager grants one month medical leave to a superior with pay and only one week medical leave to an accountant?

Q   Madan a manager, expects his colleagues to get work out of subordinates without giving them any powers. Which principle of management is being overlooked?

Q   Which principle of management aims at securing the loyalty and devotion of the employees by giving them fair and just treatment?

Q   Which principle of management envisages that each group of activities having the same objective must have one head and one plan?

Q   If an organization does not provide the right place for physical and human recourses in the organization, which principle is violated?

Q   The production manager of an automobile company asked the foreman to achieve a target production of 200 units (Scooters) per day. But he did not give him the authority to requisition tools and materials from the store department. Can the production managers blame the foreman if he is not able to achieve the desire target? Explain briefly the principle relating to the situation.

Q   Ankit & Harman are clerks in a company having same educational qualification. Ankit is getting ₹4000 per month and Harman ₹5000 per month as salary for the same work and same time. Which principle of management is violated in this case?

Write the values( positive or negative) involved the following cases.

Q   In an organization Akshat and Sheetal are working at the same posts but being male employee Akshat has more rights than Sheetal.

Q   A firm has taken the decision to employ more male employees than female employees because they can work overtime in case of excess work.

Q   An organization proposes the use of CFL’s and LED’s which consumes less electricity than normal bulbs for its lighting arrangements.

Q   An organization has done plantation around its factory premises and only after purifying the wastes, it throws it into the drains.

Q   An entrepreneur wants to start his business in backward area because govt. gives many incentives & rebates in taxes. Which results in low cost and he will be able to see the product at low prices. There he will be able to get large area by deforestation.

Q   Akash and Badal are working in XYZ Ltd. They have same qualification and work experience. Akash is paid₹ 10,000 as salary and Badal is paid ₹ 8,000 for same work, time and efforts.

Q   Standard output to be produced by every employee is 500 units or more per month fixed by manager. Wage rates are ₹ 10 per unit for  monthly production of 500 units or more and ₹8 for lesser than 500  units. At the end of the month A produced 600 units and he gets ₹6000 (600 × 10) and B produced 400 units and he gets ₹ 3200 (400 × 8). Do you agree with the concept applied by manager? Explain in details.

Q   Shivani Ltd. was not performing well. After detailed analysis it was discovered that workers of the Production Department were not satisfied with the behavior of Mr. Ajmal, the production manager, as workers were forced to work for long hours without any rest. Keeping this in view this the management decided to replace Mr. Ajmal with Ms. Vijaya who had recently completed his M.B.A. from IIM Ahmedabad. Ms. Vijaya did a detailed analysis of work which involved heavy manual labour. She allowed small pauses to the workers so that they could refresh their energy for optimum contribution.

  • Name and explain the technique of Scientific Management adopted by Ms. Vijaya.
  • Suggest her the technique to find out the best ways of doing a job for doing so.
  • State the Values emphasized by allowing small pauses to workers.

Q   Tanisha and Shanti, having same educational qualifications are working as managers in ABC Ltd. Tanisha belongs to a rural area where employment opportunities are very less whereas Shanti belongs to an urban area. Ignoring many other differences between the two management of ABC Ltd. appointed them as assistant manager, on the same salary package of ₹55000 per month.

  • Name the principle of management being followed in the above case.
  • Identify the values on which Management of ABC Ltd. emphasis by not differentiating between them.

Q   Sumit is working in a Bag manufacturing Co. The management asked him to work overtime so as to produce more in order to meet increase in demand in the market. But he was not paid adequate wages for extra time and so he never contributed to his maximum.

  • Which principle of Fayol is violated in the above case?
  • Which values can be emphasized by following the above principle?
  • Which values are ignored in the above situation?

Q   Bharti, an employee in XYZ Ltd., was instructed by Mr. Vinay (Production manager) to increase production of steel due to excess stock of steel. On the other hand, Mr. Madhavan (Sales manager) directed him not to increase the steel production as there was low demand for steel in the market. Bharti got confused regarding whose order to follow and hence was unable to work in a proper manner. Because of overlapping orders and instructions, Bharti was unable to satisfy both the bosses which led to conflict in the organization.

  • Name and explain the principle not being followed.
  • Give any two advantages of following this principle.
  • Name the values that can be gained by following the above principle.

Q   One of the principles of scientific management emphasizes that to make the employees learn the best method of production, training to workers is essential. It further emphasizes that each person should be scientifically selected and the work assigned to the employees should suit physical, mental and intellectual capabilities. Name and explain the principle of scientific management involved.

Q   Name the principle of scientific management which is concerned with selecting the best way of performing a job through application of scientific analysis and not by intuition or hit and trial methods.

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