Exam 2006 - Unit: DEAKIN UNIVERSITY Page: 1/4 SEB221...

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DEAKIN UNIVERSITY Page: 1/4 Unit: SEB221 Managing Industrial Organisations Date: Semester 2, 2006 Answer all questions Marks indicated by each question total 40 PART A SYSTEMS CONCEPTS QUESTION A1 Systems can be classified on many bases. Provide at least one example of systems that belong to each of the following classifications: natural system; man-made system; inanimate system; animate system; abstract system; and concrete system. (3 marks) QUESTION A2 Explain, using examples, your understanding of the limitations of the traditional, reductionist scientific approach when it comes to trying to understand the operation of complex systems. (4 marks) QUESTION A3 System modelling can be expensive and difficult to do properly. What are the benefits of system modelling? (i.e., why bother with system modelling?) (3 marks)
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DEAKIN UNIVERSITY Page: 2/4 Unit: SEB221 Managing Industrial Organisations Date: Semester 2, 2006 PART B MANAGING PEOPLE IN ORGANISATIONS QUESTION B1
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Exam 2006 - Unit: DEAKIN UNIVERSITY Page: 1/4 SEB221...

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