OT Question Paper Organizational theory Mumbai University MMS Nov 2012
Nov 2012 University of Mumbai MMS/MBA HR Organizational TheoryTG-4224Q. What is Strategy? Describe the various strategies used through examples.Q. Define technology and elaborate on the role it plays in determiningorganizational structure through examples.Q. Enumer ate the approaches to organizational effectiveness which approachyou prefer giving your reasons?Q. Describe the different types of organizational excellence with suitableexamples.Q. Compare and contrast the mechanistic and organic forms of organisation. Whichstructure is more applicable in the present?Q. Describe the Resource Dependency theory and elaborate on the alliances usedto control the environment.Q. Write notes on any two of the following:Mergers and acquisitionsTransaction Cost TheoryFlexible OrganizationStructure in FivesQ. Case study The Infosys StoryQ Explain the creation and growth of Infosys with the help of lifecycleperspective of organization.Q size is the major determinant of structure. Discuss this with respect toinfosys storyQ. Comment on the statement: Seriously consider whether Infosys wants to be abig elephant or rather a smart and swift cheetah.