VTU Previous Exam Papers BE Management and Entrepreneurship June 2010

VTU Previous Exam Papers BE Management and Entrepreneurship June 2010



Note: Answer any FIVE full questions, selecting at least TWO questions from each part.

1 a.Define management. What are the nature and characteristics of management? Explain its functions.

b.   Is management a science, art or profession? Explain.

c.   What are the modem management approaches? Explain briefly the contingency approach of management.


2 a. What is planning? Explain the steps involved in planning. And give the importance and purpose of planning process.

b. Briefly explain the types of planning.

c.   Explain the process and steps involved in decision ~ making.

d.   Explain hierarchy of plans.


3  a. What are the advantages and disadvantages of line and staff organization?

b. Explain the following :

i) Types of departmentation ;

ii) Principles of committees.

c.   What are MBO and MBE? Explain.

d.   What is recruitment? Explain various sources of recruitment.


4 a.Give principles of directing. Differentiate between autocratic, participative and free – rein styles of leadership.

b. Write about Maslow’s theory of motivation. Explain MC Gregor’s theory x and theory.

c.   State and explain the steps in controlling. Explain the methods of establishing sound controlling.


5 a. What is entrepreneurship? Explain its model and types of enterpreneurs.

b. Differentiate between entrepreneur, intrapreneur and manager.         (07 Marks)

c.   What are the barriers of enterpreneurship? Explain the role of enterpreneur in economic development


6 a. Define small scale industry, ancillary industry and tiny industries, with at least four advantages of each.

b.   Explain the objectives of SSIS and its role in economic development.

c.   Explain GATT and WTO, and its impact on trade.


7 a. Explain the aims and objectives of KIADB and KSSIDC.

b. Explain the following :

i) NSIC   ii) DIC single windo agency    iii) KSFC.


8 a. Explain the phases of project identification with its sources.

b.   Explain network analysis. What are the various techniques used for network analysis?

c.   Explain both PERT and CPM with its advantages and disadvantages.

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