Ms 91 Solved Assignment 2010 Dodge


IGNOU MBA MS-11 Solved Assignments 2010

Course Code : MS-11Course Title : Strategic ManagementAssignment No. : 11/TMA/SEM-I/2010Coverage : All BlocksQ1. Select a company of your choice. Recollect the current events and identify theimportant macro environmental factors which had an impact on the company. Try to studythe opportunities and the threats posed to the company due to the macro environmentalfactors.

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Q2. What do you understand by SWOT analysis? Explain how it is important for theorganizations in taking strategic decisions. Illustrate your answer with the help of anexample.

Solution: SWOT analysis

is a general technique which can be applied across diversefunctions and activities, but it is particularly appropriate to the early stages of planningfor CORPORATE STRATEGY . Performing SWOT analysis involves generating andrecording the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats relating to a given task. Itis customary for the analysis to take account of internal resources and capabilities(strengths and weaknesses) and factors external to the organisation (opportunities andthreats).

Importance of SWOT for the organizations in taking strategic decisions:

Strengths usually describe things that the company excels at doing. All strengths listedshould support a competitive advantage that the corporation has over its rivals. These can be tangible (fast delivery of products to customers) or intangible (excellent customer service promotes very high customer satisfaction). As these are internal attributes theyshould all be within the company¶s control. Ask questions such as: What does the company do well? What resources (physical and personnel) does the company possess? What advantages does the company have over its rivals?Do not forget to include key strengths that the people in the organization possess whichincludes things such as their experience, knowledge, educational background, businessconnections, and job skills. Tangible assets such as plant capacity, state of the artequipment and facilities, strong supply chains, available capital (or access to credit), loyalcustomers, patents, copyrights and superior information systems.The Strengths can be considered as anything that is favourable towards the business for example:


Block- I Human Resources Management : Context, Concept And Boundaries
1. Chapter-1 The Changing Social Context And Emerging Issues
2. Chapter-2 The Concept And Functions Of Human Resource Management
3. Chapter-3 Structuring Human Resource Management
Block- II Getting Human Resource
4. Chapter-4 Job Analysis And Job Design
5. Chapter-5 Human Resource Planning
6. Chapter-6 Attracting The Talent : Recruitment, Selection, Outsourcing
7. Chapter-7 Socialisation, Mobility And Separation
Block- III Performance Management And Potential Assessment
8. Chapter-8 Competancy Mapping
9. Chapter-9 Performance Planning And Review
10. Chapter-10 Potential Appraisal, Assessment Centres And Career And Succession Planning
11. Chapter-11 HR Measurement And Audit
Block- IV Human Resources Development
12. Chapter-12 Human Resource Development System
13. Chapter-13 Training
14. Chapter-14 Mentoring And Performance Coaching
15. Chapter-15 Building Roles And Teams
Block- V Compensation And Reward Management
16. Chapter-16 Laws Covering Wages, Welfare And Benefits
17. Chapter-17 Compensation Strategy Structure, Composition
18. Chapter-18 Reward Management
Block- VI Employer-Employee Relations
19. Chapter-19 Regulatory Machanisms In Industrial Relations
20. Chapter-20 Dealing With Unions And Associations
21. Chapter-21 Industrial Democracy
22. Chapter-22 Grievance Handling And discipline
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