Bba 102: Principles Of Management Question Paper
Exam Name: Bba 102: Principles Of Management
Course: Bachelor Of Commerce
Category: Kenyatta University question papers
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2009/2010
FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
DATE: THURSDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 2009 TIME: 8.00 A.M. – 10.00 A.M.
Answer question one and any other two questions.
“An Organization is an open system” discuss this statement and explain the
advantages of viewing and organization as an open system.
A manager has three main roles in an organization as identified by Henry Mintzberg.
Identify these roles and discuss the specific roles performed in each of the three main
Explain the two main findings described as “Hawthorne effect” and discuss three
ways of its application
Total (30 marks)
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Explain the different styles of
Managers are supposed to be Leaders but leaders are not necessarily Managers.
With the aid of a diagram, explain Abraham Maslow’s theory of motivation and its relevance
Planning is one of the major functions of management. What are the specific activities
Explain the meaning MBO and obstacles to its implementation in an organization.
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