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As you are looking for the ICFAI MBA exam previous year question papers, here I am attaching a PDF file having the same. There are objective types of the questions available. I have taken following questions from the attachment:

2. Responsibility is the obligation of a manager to carry out the duties assigned to him. Which of the following is/are
the key principle(s) which need to be considered in delegating responsibility?
I. The delegation should improve organizational working and should contribute positively to the organization.
II. No two employees should be assigned the same responsibility. That is, the manager has to ensure that their
responsibilities do not overlap.
III. The boundaries or limits of the responsibility need not be fixed.
IV. The organization cannot afford any gaps in the delegation chain as this would result in an unaccomplished
(a) Only (III) above
(b) Both (I) and (II) above
(c) Both (III) and (IV) above
(d) (I), (II) and (IV) above
(e) All (I), (II), (III) and (IV) above.

3. An application form is a formal record of an individual’s appeal or intention for employment. In which of the
following items that usually appear on the application form, applicants are required to state their professional goals
– both long-term and short-term?
(a) Educational qualification
(b) Personal information
(c) Personality items
(d) Work experience
(e) Reference checks.

4. There are three different approaches to internationalization or globalization. Which of the following approaches is
based on optimization?
(a) Ethnocentric approach
(b) Gandhian approach
(c) Polycentric approach
(d) Behavioristic approach
(e) Geocentric approach

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You are asking for the ICFAI MBA exam previous year question papers. Here I am providing you the ICFAI MBA exam previous year question papers. This is as follows:

1.Till 2005, eBay EachNet was the leader in the Chinese e-commerce market, controllin g
more than half of it. But eBay EachNet soon lost its market leadership position to
Taobao .com (Taobao). In this context, analyze the reasons that can be attributed to
Taobao ’s edge over eBay.

2.a. To enable people to trade with each other, Pierre Omidyar created a marketplace in
September 1995 which was later called eBay. By mid 1997, eBay received one
million page hits per week with 15,000 listings on a day making it one of the most
visited sites o n the Internet in the US. Discuss the growth strategies adopted by eBay
in US.
b. eBay initially had some success in China but failed to live upto the expectations. In
this light, discuss how eBay entered China and the strategies it adopted to revive
itself and its slowing growth rate.

3.A significant mistake made by the eBay team in China was its notion of applying its US
business model in China. Discuss the business model of eBay in the US, its strengths and
weaknesses. Also analyze how eBay tried to adapt its business model to increase its
market share in China.

4.The entry of large Multi National Companies (MNCs) into emerging economies was
considered to be the end of local players in markets. With the evolution of new markets
and the change in the mindset of the customer, local companies are more successful than
before in keeping the MNCs at bay. Critically analyze this statement giving reasons for
success/failure using relevant examples from the world of business. (15marks)

5.The concept of e-commerce was introduced in China only in 1993 and it took some time
for it to catch on. But once it did, e-commerce in China grew at a frantic pace. In this
regard, discuss the opportunities and road blocks of Chinese e-commerce market. (20marks)

a. The panel believes that BP has not provided effective safety culture and has
1.>not adequately established process safety as a core value acro ss all its U S
refineries. In this context, explain the significance of safety culture with
respect to personal and process safety. marks (10)
b. What according to you could be the essential elements of a strong safety
culture and in the light of these elements, discuss the failure of BP. Also, in
your opinion, what should Tony Hayward do to counter the criticisms raised
against BP’s process safety systems and culture? marks (12)

7 In 2000 BP Amoco rebranded itself as “bp: beyond petroleum” which earned rich
accolades for BP. However, some of its critics dismissed it as a “greenwashing”
effort. In this regard, discuss whether BP’s move was an indicator of being
environmental friendly company or a cynical attempt to manage its reputation i.e., a
PR gimmick to improve image. ( 20marks)

The case refers to the expression “It-can’t-happ en-here” and the concept of “Step-
up supervisors”
3.>a. Discuss, according to you, how an HR manager can deal with the “It-can’t-
happen-here” mentality which is widespread in an organization. marks(10)
b. Discuss the rationale behind using “Step-up supervisors” in day-to-day
operations.marks (10)

8. BP encountered a decline in its production levels and the company’s share price
after a series of accidents in their refineries. Explain the impacts (in terms of
financial, operational, etc.) o f not adhering to safety and also explain the short-term
measures taken by BP to deal with the accidents. ( 18marks)
a. The concept of sustainable development is becoming synonymous with

9. corporate responsibility and best business practices. Elucidate the reasons for
an organization to have an integrated and responsible approach to governance,
ethics and sustainability. marks (10)
b. Recent safety crises in BP refineries in Texas and Pudhore Bay in Alaska
have turned the spotlight on core values such as governance, ethics and
sustainability. Why did BP fail to live up to the expectatio ns of superior core
values? Also, discuss the prob able guidelines for effective governance that
should be put in place by BP for the adherence of the core values. marks (10)
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