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Total No. of Questions— 6 ] [Total No. of Printed Pages— 3 Seat No. [4774]-101 M.B.S. (First Semester) EXAMINATION, 2015 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (2008 PATTERN) Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 N.B. :— ( i ) Section II Q. No. 6 (case study) is compulsory and it carries 25 marks. ( ii ) Answer any three questions from Section-I. ( iii ) Question Nos. 1 to 5 carry 15 marks each. Section I 1. What do you know of Ricardo’s Theory of Comparative Advantage ? Explain the assumptions considered in this theory. 2. What is Country Risk analysis ? Explain the concept of social and economic risk under the country risk anlaysis. Cite examples wherever necessary. 3. Explain in detail the problems faced by the Multinational Enterprises. 4. What is ‘Global Sourcing’ ? What are its major impacts on Indian Industry as a whole ? P.T.O.
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[4774]-101 2 5. Write short notes on any three (each 5 marks) : (1) Asian Development Bank (2) TRIPS and TRIMS (3) Globalization (4) Import and Export Procedure Section II 6. Solve the following case : Case Study : Ban on Leather Goods from India Indian Leather export, an important foreign exchange earner for the country has been reportedly hit hard by the decision of some major US retail chains like Eddie Bauer, LL Bean, Timberland & Casual Corner & German Company Bader to boycott leather goods from India in protest against the ill treatment of animals here. This move came shortly after a decision by global retail chain Gap, Marks & L. Spenser, Liz Claiborne & J. Crew not to buy Indian leather goods. This development has lot to do with the lobbying by the US based animal rights group People for ethical treatment of animals (PETA) for a ban on leather goods from India by documenting evidence of
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[4774]-101 3 P.T.O. ‘cruelty to animals’ killed for making leather. It has been reported that the overseas firms have officially communicated to the Indian outfit of PETA that they will not be sourcing leather products from India until there is strict enforcement of animal protection laws. Following this, the Mumbai-based Teja Industries, the official supplier of leather goods for Marks & Spenser in India, started outsourcing leather from other countries to manufacture products for the global chain. Questions : (1) In the light of the above, discuss the implications of social activist groups for business. [8] (2) With reference to this case, discuss the failure of the governments, council for leather exports and the leather industry and the lessons of this case. [9] (3) What should the governments’ council for leather exports and the leather industry do to overcome the problem ? [8]
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Total No. of Questions— 7 ] [Total No. of Printed Pages— 8+3 Seat No. [4774]-102 M.B.S. (First Semester) EXAMINATION, 2015 (CNO102) : BUSINESS POLICY AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT (2008 PATTERN) Time : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 70 N.B. :— ( i ) Question No. 7 of case study is compulsory and it carries 18 marks.
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