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Authority Meaning, Definitions, Features, Sources and Delegation of Authority Meaning of Authority The hierarchical structure of an organization is based upon the flow of authority. Lack of authority in a manager may create chaos in an organization. No manager can get the job done through his people unless he has the authority to secure compliance of his advice and...

Current Affairs December 2019 MCQs/General Awareness/General Knowledge MCQs 1. Election Commission of India (ECI) has recognized Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) as state party of which state? (a) Haryana (b) Jharkhand (c) Maharashtra (d) Odisha Ans. a 2. Who will be the 33rd Foreign Secretary of India? (a) Vijay Keshav Gokhale (b) Harsh Vardhan Shringle (c) R N Balakrishna (d)...

Current Affairs October 2019 MCQs/General Awareness/General Knowledge 1. Which two states have decided to resolve water sharing issues? (a) Karnataka, Tamil Nadu (b) Andhra Pradesh, Telangana (c) Tamil Nadu, Kerala (d) Kerala, Karnataka (e) Tamil Nadu, Karnataka Ans. c 2. The Delhi University and Zoological Survey of India recently discovered a new species of frog...

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Bureaucracy A bureaucracy is an administrative or social system that relies on a set of rules and procedures, separation of functions and a hierarchical structure in implementing controls over an organization, government or social system. Large administrative staffs are most common in large organizations that need standardized rules and procedures or consistency across...

Hawthorne Experiments The Hawthorne plant of the General Electric Company, Chicago was manufacturing telephone system bell. It employed about 30,000 employees at the time of experiments. There was dissatisfaction among the workers and productivity was not upto the mark. In order to find out the real cause behind this, a team was constituted led by Elton Mayo, Whitehead...

Fayol’s 14 Principles of Management Henry Fayol (1841-1925) was a French mining engineer ;  director of mines who developed   general theory 0 business administration. He was the most influential contributor to modern concept of management. He proposed the five primary functions of management (Planning, Organising, Controlling, Directing, Coordination) and...

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Kaizen Kaizen is a system of continuous improvement in quality, technology, processes, company culture, productivity, safety and leadership. The concept of kaizen was born in Japan following World War II. The word Kaizen means  “ Continuous improvement’. It comes from a Japanese word (Kai), which means “change” or “to correct” and (zen) means “good”. In...

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Site Analysis/Location Analysis Location analysis is a dynamic process where organizations analyze and compare the appropriateness of alternative sites with the aim of selecting the best site. The need for the selection of the location may arise under any of the following conditions: 1. When the business in newly started Site selection is the basic activity, wherever...

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Plant Location/Facility Location Facility location is also called plant location. Plant location is the choice of region and the selection of a particular site for setting up a plant. Facility location is a critical strategic decision. Location activity has been very high in recent decades as a result of technology improvements, economic growth, international expansion...

Impact of Information Technology on Production and Operation Management In last few years, technology has changed the way organization conduct their business. Advent of technology in operation management has increased productivity of the organization. The scope of technology has evolved over a period of time and has moved from development of products into design,...