21 Jul 2014

Smu mba technology management sample paper set five


2. Consider yourself as a manager of an organisation. Which of the following points according to you are appropriate which link the workers and available technology, at your organisation.
Should have chosen
Increase in the computerisation and automation at the workplace have made it possible for less workers to manage more machines, thus reducing the number of people who work with machines.
Research and development are typically the creation and execution of new product ideas. The research part of refers to the planning and examining stage of creating a new product or upgrading an existing product.
Wrong
Transform our knowledge and concepts into hardware, software, or services. Also includes demonstration of practicability of a concept, verification of concepts of designs, or creation and testing of a prototype.
Feedback:Not the right choice: This is one of the technology based innovation process.
After analysis of gathered data, we made conclusions and recommendations wherever needed. Whatever conclusions we made, connected to the proof gathered and verified against agreed-upon standards set by stakeholders.

3. State whether the following statements are True or False: 1. Sometimes friendship or alliance can be made with competitors, to start a new joint venture. They can put their resources together and good quality work can be done. 2. Akio Morita said There is something special about success of Japanese Companies. 3. The internal organisational factors refer to intergovernmental relations, judicial systems, citizen involvement, private and absolute interests, the media, and other external elements of the organisation. 4. There are so many engineers who do not know the recent advances in computers, communications and numerically controlled machines. The Japan has established an award to signify the business quality called the Deming award.
Wrong
1T, 2T, 3T, 4F
Feedback:Not the right choice: Statement 1is true as maintaining good relation with competitors is one of the factors Considered in Technology Management. Statement 2 is false as Akio Morita said there is nothing special about Japanese companies. Statement 3 is false as these are the external organisational factors. Statement 4 is true as this is one of the factors development and training of workers under the factors considered in technology.
1F, 2T, 3F,4T
1T, 2T, 3T,4T
Should have chosen
1T, 2F, 3F,4T
Unit 15-1 Mark
1. Industrial relations can also be called as ____________.
Radical perspective
Pluralist perspective
Wrong
Human relation
Feedback:Not the right choice: Not the right choice: The organization is perceived as an integrated and harmonious whole with the ideal of "one happy family", where management and other members of the staff all share a common purpose, emphasising mutual cooperation.
Should have chosen
Labour relations
2. Technological change where the technology only manages or controls the operations is called ____________.
Technology
Science
Should have chosen
Automation
Wrong
Innovation
Feedback:Not the right choice: Innovation can be seen as the process that renews something that exists and not, as is commonly assumed, the introduction of something new.
4. The two types of organisational factors are ___________, and ___________.
Creativity, innovation
Technology, concept
Correct
Internal, external
Feedback:Right choice: These are the two types of organisational factors.
Monitoring, managing
Unit 14-4 Mark
1. Match the following sets:


Match
Correct Answer
User answer
Feedback
Departmentalisation
It is the basis, by which we group the tasks together, which is one of the elements of organisation.
It is the basis, by which we group the tasks together, which is one of the elements of organisation.
correct
Management and project planning
A lot of money has to be invested. Hence, we have to correctly plan the projects. We can save cores of rupees, even if one day is saved.
It is the consecutive line of authority, which links top level to low levels of the organisation, and shows who reports to whom.
incorrect
Chain of command
It is the consecutive line of authority, which links top level to low levels of the organisation, and shows who reports to whom.
incorrect
Representation of Interdisciplinary Technology Management
The tools and other tangible objects existing in our environment are not just the objects we work with and upon, because they have meaning for us, including emotional importance.
The tools and other tangible objects existing in our environment are not just the objects we work with and upon, because they have meaning for us, including emotional importance.
correct

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