Nature and significance of economics, science,
engineering, technology and their relationship with economic development,
appropriate technology for developing countries.
Demand, supply, elasticity of demand and supply,
Competition : monopoly, oligopoly,
monopolistic competition, causes creating categories of monopoly organisation,
price determination under perfect competition and monopoly, price
discrimination, equilibrium of firm under competition and monopoly.
Functions of money, supply & demand for
money, money price level & inflation, black money, meaning, magnitude &
Functions of Commercial banks, multiple credit
creation, banking system in India, shortcomings & improvements.
Central banking : function of central
banking illustrated with reference to RBI, monetary policy making, objectives
Sources of public revenue, principles of taxation,
direct and indirect taxes, distribution of incidence, tax structures, reform of
Theory of international trade, balance of trade
and payment, theory of protection, tariffs and subsidies. foreign exchange
New economic policy : Liberalisation,
extending privatisation, globalisation, market friendly state, export-led
Causes of underdevelopment, determinants of
economic development, economic and non- economic factors, stages of growth,
strategy of development, big push, balanced & unbalanced, critical minimum
effort strategy, necessity & type of economic planning.
Management functions, responsibilities of
management to society, development of management thought, contribution of F.W.
Taylor, Henri Fayol, Elton Mayo, system contingency approaches to management.
Nature of planning, decision making process,
management by objectives.
Organisation structures : Functional product
matrix, flat and vertical structures, authority relationships, de-centralisation
and delegation of authority.
Communication process, media channels and barriers to effective
communication. Maslow, Herzberg and Macgregors theory of motivation. McClellands
achievement motivation, Blanchards situational leadership theory.
Production Management : Production planning
and control, work study, materials management.
Preventive maintenance,Quality control,Total
quality management,Quality Circles.
Need for good cost accounting system, cost control
techniques of financial control, financial statements, financial ratios,
break-even analysis, budgeting and budgetary control.
Marketing functions. Management of sales and
advertising marketing research.
Human Resource management - selection, training and appraisal and compensation administration.
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