ABA 2503: ARCHITECTURAL MANAGEMENT Past Paper

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JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
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AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY

University Examinations 2012/2013
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE

ABA 2503: ARCHITECTURAL MANAGEMENT

DATE: AUGUST, 2012 TIME: 2 HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS: Answer ALL Questions in Section A, Question 4 in Section B and either Question 5 or 6.

 

SECTION A

Question One

a) Explain five roles of managers in a modern organization. [5 marks]

b) According to Taylor, there are several features that are applicable in scientific approach to management. Explain any five features in this approach. [10 marks]

Question Two

a) Explain the following theories of leadership.

i. Traits theory

ii. Bahaviour theory

iii. Contingency theory

iv. Path goal theory [12 marks]

b) Explain five characteristics of a sound plan. [5 marks]

Question Three

a) Highlight THREE merits of man power planning. [3 marks]

b) Explain FIVE benefits of worker empowerment in an organization. [5 marks]

SECTION B: Answer Question FOUR and any other of your choice in this section

Question Four

a) Outline five principles of organizing in an enterprise. [5 marks]

b) Discuss five steps that are important in training programme for employees in an organization. [5 marks]

Question Five

Discuss the following theories of management and state what a manager can learn from them.

i. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs theory

ii. McClelland’s achievement theory

iii. Mc Gregor’s theory X and Y

iv. Hertzberg’s theory [20 marks]

Question Six

The following balances were extracted from he books of a trader in town X as at 31 December 2008.

Stock 40,000
Motor van 150,000
Fixtures and fittings 35,800
Buildings 250,000
Capital 230,000
5 year bank loan 154,000
Debtors 7,500
Bank 12,400
Creditors 10,500
Bank overdraft 11,000
3 years bank loan 94,500
Cash 4,300

Required: Extract a balance sheet as at 31st December 2008

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