NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
PLOT 91, CADASTRAL ZONE, NNAMDI AZIKIWE EXPRESS WAY, JABI– ABUJA
FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
NOVEMBER 2018 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: MBA831 CREDIT UNITS: 3
COURSE TITLE: ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND BEHAVIOUR
INSTRUCTION: 1. Indicate your Matriculation Number clearly
- Attempt question one (1) and any other three (3) questions – four questions in all
- Question one (1) is compulsory and carries 25marks, while the other questions carry 15marks each.
TIME ALLOWED: 2½Hrs
1a) Explain the meaning of organisation
b) Identify and discuss the features of organisation
c) Identify the types of organisation you know and discuss in details any two of such organisations [25marks]
- Examine any five (5) approaches to organizational study [15marks]
3a) Explain the dominant models and the underlying assumptions of classical organisation theory
b) Identify the major theorists and their contributions to classical organisation theory [15marks]
4Differentiate betweenMcGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y [15marks]
5a) Discuss underlying assumptions of the human resource/organisational behaviour perspective to organisations.
- b) Several issues underscore the relevance of Organisational Behaviour in the 21st Discuss these issues.
6a). Explain the transformational leadership in details
b) What is mentoring and what roles does it play for leaders? [15marks]