· Concept, importance and limitations
· Planning process
· Single use and Standing Plans - Objectives, Strategy, Policy, Procedure, Method, Rule,Budget and Programme
1.What do you mean by Planning?
2.Discuss features of planning.
3.Discuss Steps of Planning.
4.Discuss importance of planning.
5.Discuss limitations of planning.
6.Differentiate between Single use plans and standing plans.
7.Explain various types of plans with help of examples.
8.Differentiate between various types of plans
1.“Planning is not a guarantee of success of a business.” Comment.
2.‘Though planning is an important tool of management yet it is not remedy for all types of problems’. Do you agree with this statement? Give any five reasons to support your answer.
3.“No enterprise can achieve its objectives without systematic planning.” Do you agree with this statement? Give any six reasons in support of your answer.
4.Why does planning sometimes fail in spite of the best efforts of management? Give reasons.
1.What is meant by ‘Pervasiveness of planning’ ?
2.Planning requires logical and systematic thinking rather than guess work. Which feature of planning is highlighted here ?
3.How does planning reduce the risks of uncertainty ?
4.Explain how controlling is not possible without planning.
5.While formulating a plan, the manager is required to make certain assumptions about the future. What are these assumptions called ?
6.How should a manager select the best possible course of action ?
7.Name the type of plan which serves as a guide for overall business planning and define the future state of affairs which the organization strives to realise.
8.Name the type of plan in which the minutest details are worked out, that is procedures, rule and budget within the broad frame work of policy.
9.Name the type of plan which is also a control device from which deviation can be taken care of.
10.‘Offering 30% jobs to women.’ What type of plan is it ?
11.Puneet electronics decides to sell television sets though exchange of old television sets. What type of plan is it ?
12.A company needs a detailed plan for its new project-Construction of shopping mall. What type of plan is it ?
13.Which limitation of planning suggest that the employees step thinking and become the blind follows of plan ?
14.In which type of plan the sequences to perform a job are determined ?
15.Which plan suggests acts and non-action of employees ?
16.‘No Smoking’-this statement is related to which type of plan ?
17.Mc Donald co. does not give its franchise to any other co. Which is running food business. This is related to which type of plan ?
Value based questions
1.What values are followed by business organizations which make plans?
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Q1 A type of plan that provides the broad contours of an organisation’s business.