Course Code : MS-01
Course Title : Management Functions and Behaviour
Assignment Code : MS- 01/TMA/SEM-I/2020
Coverage : All Blocks
Note : Attempt all the questions and submit this assignment to the coordinator of your study center on or before 30th April, 2020.
1. “Every individual’s behavior is initiated because of some needs, drives, and desires and is directed towards achievement of goals. These needs and drives motivate a man to action. The manager’s attempt should be to influence these needs, desires or motives towards the achievement of organizational objectives.”
Elaborate this statement and discuss the underlying concept with suitable examples from your own experience or the ones you are aware of. Please identify the context, you are referring to.
2. Identify some of the factors that contribute to the uniqueness of each organization. Describe the process through which tradition and customs are maintained in any organization. Explain with suitable examples you are aware of. Identify the organization you are referring to.
3. Distinguish between delegation, decentralization and centralization as they relate to the authority by in an organizational situation. Draw from the experience you have or you are aware of in organizational set up. Briefly describe the organization and situation you are referring to.
4. Briefly describe various leadership styles. Is leadership a process of shared influence on the work group? Explain with the help of the examples and/or organizational cases you are aware of/familiar with. Briefly describe the organization and the context, you are referring to