BBM 104 PRINCIPLES OF  MANAGEMENT – Click to view

 

MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY

REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS
2013/2014 ACADEMIC YEAR
FIRST YEAR FIRST SEMESTER
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

 

COURSE CODE: BBM 104
COURSE TITLE: PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

DATE: 29TH APRIL, 2014 TIME: 2.00 – 5.00P.M
INSTRUCTIONS
Answer questions one and any other three

This paper consists of two printed pages. Please turn over.

QUESTION ONE
Effective communication is essential for attainment of organizational goals.
i. What is meant by “effective communication” (1 mark)
ii. identify the elements of a communication process (4 marks)
iii. highlight the importance of communication in an organization
(10 marks)
iv. discuss the essentials of an effective communication system (11 marks)

QUESTION TWO
Discuss the principles of organization and, using examples show how they apply to a business organization (15 marks)

QUESTION THREE
Organization culture is an important factor in customer satisfaction.
i. Define ‘organizational culture’ (1 mark)
ii. Discuss the various dimensions of organizational culture in the context of a business organization. (14 marks)
QUESTION FOUR
“we are experiencing frauds because we do not have a control system in place”.
i. Explain what the speaker means by control and identify the various steps in a control process (5 marks)
ii. Outline the characteristics of a good control system and explain how they apply to a business organization. (10 marks)

QUESTION FIVE
Distinguish between middle management and top management in as far as their functions are concerned. (15 marks)

 

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