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Section B : Descriptive Answer Questions :

2002 Q.No. 1b
Discuss the contribution of F.W Taylor’s Scientific management in the development of management thought.[8]

2003 Fall Q.No. 1b
State and explain the “system approach” and “contingency approach” of management as the integrating approach of managing an organization.[4+3]

2003 Fall Q.No. 5b
Describe how Hawthorne experiment contributed to the development of the theory of human relations schools of management.[8]

2004 Fall Q.No.2
The Hawthorne studies sought to determine the impact of physical environment on worker productivity. Do you agree? Explain with reasons.[7+8]

2004 Fall Q.No.2 OR
As a practicing manager, which of the two approaches (SYSTEMS or CONTINGENCY) would you adopt? Give reason for your selection.

2005 Fall Q.No. 1b
Differentiate between behavioral management perspective and system management perspective.[7]

2005 Spring Q.No.1b
Highlight the Henry Fayol’s fourteen principles of management.[7]

2005 Spring Q.No.2a
“The behavioral management perspective places much more emphasis on individual attitudes and behaviors and on group processes and recognize the importance of behavioral processes in the workplace”. Explain the statement.[7]

2006 Spring Q.No.1b
Do you agree that the behavioral school of management was the most important turn in the evolution of management thought? Discuss.[7]

2006 Spring Q.No.2a
Explain the contingency approach to management.[5]

2007 Spring Q.No.1b
Discuss F.W Taylor’s contribution to the development of management thought.[7]

2008 Fall Q.No. 2a
Explain the concept of “system approach” and “ contingency approach”. Which approach do you suggest to be followed?[8]

2008 Spring Q.No.1b
Describe the behavioral school of management thought. What is its relevance to management?[8]

2009 Spring Q.No.1b
Briefly summarize Hawthorne studies. What are the primary conclusions reached following their completion?[8]

2010 Fall Q.No. 2a
Several schools of management thought prevail in business literature today. Being a manager of an organization, which philosophy would you prefer? Why?[8]

2010 Spring Q.No.1b
Describe the ‘contingency approach’ and outline its usefulness to the study and practice of management.[7]

2011 Fall Q.No.1b
Differentiate between Scientific Management and Administrative Management schools of thought.[7]

2011 Spring Q.No.2a
Describe the behavioral school of management thought. What is its relevance to management?[8]

2012 Fall Q.No.1b
Describe the contingency approach to management. Also highlight its application in the managerial process.[8]

2012 Spring Q.No.1b
Explain the Hawthorne studies of Elton Mayo.[7]

2013 Fall Q.No.2b
“Contingency approach to management overrules all theories of management”. Explain.[8]

2013 Spring Q.No.1b
Several schools of management thought prevail in business literature today. Being a manager of an organization, which philosophy would you prefer? Why?[7]

2014 Fall Q.No.12
Describe the essential features of system theory. What is the difference between system theory and contingency theory of management?[6]

2014 Fall (Old) Q.No.1b
Briefly discuss Contingency Theory of Management with its limitations.[7]

2014 Fall (Old) Q.No.2a
As a practicing manager of manufacturing organization in Nepal, which management theory would you like to adopt? Give reasons for your selection.[8]

2014 Spring Q.No.11
Discuss briefly the major schools of thought in management. Why have Taylor’s views of management had a lasting impact?[10]

Write Short Notes on:

2005 Fall Q.No.7a
Hawthorne studies

2005 Spring Q.No.7c
International management

2007 Fall Q.No.7a
Contingency approach to management

2009 Spring Q.No.7a
Contingency approach

2012 Spring Q.No.7d
Contingency approach

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