Coverage (Management)- Fundamentals of Management & Organizational Behaviour: Introduction to management; Evolution of management thought: Scientific, Administrative, Human Relations and Systems approach to management; Management functions and Managerial roles; Nudge theory Meaning & concept of organizational behaviour; Personality: meaning, factors affecting personality, Big five model of personality; concept of reinforcement; Perception: concept, perceptual errors. Motivation: Concept, importance, Content theories (Maslow’s need theory, Alderfers’ ERG theory, McCllelands’ theory of needs, Herzberg’s two factor theory) & Process theories (Adams equity theory, Vrooms expectancy theory)
1- “Management is both a Science as well as an Art” – Discuss.
2- Outline the contribution of ….in Management thoughts.
- F.W. Taylor
- Elton Mayo
3- Discuss the concept of MBO. What are its benefits and problems?
4- What behavioural predictions might you make if you knew that an employee had (a) an external locus of control? (b) a low Mach score? (c) low self-esteem?
5- Describe the Big Five personality traits, with particular emphasis on the relationship with job performance, success on teams, and job satisfaction.
6- Differentiate theory ‘x’ and ‘y’ from ‘z’ theory.
7- Explain Vrooms expectancy theory of motivation.
8- What motives employees and why motivation is important?