Ch-22 :- Decision Making :- Exercise 3


Directions for Q. No. 1 to 5 : Read the following information carefully to answer the questions given below it.
Following are the criteria for appointing person for the post of Manager in an organisation. The candidate must
A. be graduate with atleast 70% marks
B. have passed XIIth Std. examination with atleast aggregate percentage of 70% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
C. have passed the written examination.
D. have passed group discussion and interview with alteast 60% marks.
E. not to be more than 24 years as on 15th Aug, 1996.
In the case of a candidate who satisfies all other criteria except at
I. B above in terms of percentage of marks but has secured 80% marks in graduation, may be appointed.
II. E above but is a post-graduate, is to be referred to Director-Personnel.
III. A above but has appeared in the final degree examination, may be provisionally appointed.
Based on these criteria and information provided below, decide the course of action in each case. You are not to assume anything at your own. If the data provided are not adequate to decide the given course of action, your answer will be ‘data inadeauate’. These cases are given to you as on 1st Oct, 1996.

1. Vinod Kambli has appeared in final degree examination. He has secured 80% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in xIIth Std. He has passed the written examination and has secured 70% marks in both group discussion and interview. He was born on 15th May, 1974.
(a) Don’t appoint
(b) Refer to Director-Personal
(c) Appoint provisionally
(d) Appoint
(e) Data inadequate

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2. Vikas Bhalla has secured 80% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in XIIth Std. He is yet to get the result of the final degree examination in History. He has passed the written examination and has secured 65% marks both in group discussion and interview. He was born on 18th Aug, 1974.
(a) Data inadequate
(b) Don’t appoint
(c) Refer to Director-Personal
(d) Appoint
(e) Appoint provisionally

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3. Pushpa Bharti has secured 75% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in XIIth Std and 75% in graduation with Geography and 55% in Post-graduation. She was born on 25th Feb, 1974. She has passed the written examination and has secured 60% marks both in group discussion and interview.
(a) Appoint provisionally
(b) Don’t appoint
(c) Refer to Director-Personnel
(d) Appoint
(e) Data inadequate

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4. Veena Rani has secured 70% marks in graduation in Economics and 75% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in XIIth Std. She will be 23 years’ old on l2th Aug, 1997. She has passed the written examination and has secured 60% marks both in group discussion and interview.
(a) Data inadequate
(b) Appoint provisionally
(c) Appoint
(d) Don’t appoint
(e) Refer to Director-Personnel

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5. Raghuvir Sharan was born on l2th March, 1974. He has secured 65% marks both in graduation and Post graduation in English. He has passed written examination and has secured 65% marks both in group discussion and interview. 
(a) Refer to Director-Personnel
(b) Do not appoint
(c) Apoint provisionally
(d) Data inadequate
(e) Appoint

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 Directions for Q. No. 6 to 10 : Study the following information carefully and then answer the questions given below it. A big concern owning a number of factories propose to open a network of schools for the workers’ children and require Principals for them, with following qualifications:
A. The candidate must have a master degree with at least 2nd division and should be B.Ed. If however, the candidate has passed M.A. in 3rd division but holds a master degree in Education (M.Ed) the selection committee would refer his/her case to the Welfare Officer of the concern for recommendation.
B. The candidate must have 10 years’ teaching experience and 3 years’ experience in administration. But if the candidate has 20 years’ teaching experience, his case would be referred to the General Manager of the concern. If, however, the candidate has only 7 years’ teaching experience, but his/her experience in administration is 5 years or more his case would be referred to the Vice-Chairman of the concern.
C. The candidate must be in the age-group of 35 to 45 years on 1st Oct, 1995 and for women candidates, the upper limit is relaxable by 2 years. If a candidate holds a master degree in Education and has 15 years of experience in administration and is above 45 but below 50, his/her case would be referred to the Chairman of the concern.
D. The candidate must submit all the information regarding his age, qualification and experience. If some information is missing, the candidate’s case would not be considered.

6. 2nd Sep, 1956 born Seeba Singh has passed M.A. and holds a B.Ed degree. She has a teaching experience of 12 years and has worked as a Principal for 4 years.
(a) Selected
(b) Referred to the General Manager
(c) Rejected
(d) Referred to the Vice-Chairman
(e) Data inadequate

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7. Meena Dhingra has been a Principal in a children’s school for 17 years and has a teaching experience of 11 years. She has passed M.A. with 2nd division and has done M.Ed. She was born on gth July, 1946.
(a) Selected
(b) Referred to the Chairman
(c) Rejected
(d) Referred to the Welfare Officer
(e) Data inadequate

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8. 10th Dec, 1959 born Anjali Aneja holds M.Ed degree, she passed M.A. with 3rd division, has teaching experience of 12 years and 4 years experience in administration as Principal.
(a) Selected
(b) Referred to the Chairman
(c) Referred to the Welfare Officer
(d) Rejected
(e) Data inadequate

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9. Rajeev Mishra, born on 25th Sep, 1950 holds a bachelor’s degree in Education. He passed M.A. in 3rd division, has 12 years’ teaching experience and has an experience in administration as a Principal.
(a) Selected
(b) Referred to the Chairman
(c) Rejected
(d) Referred to the Welfare Officer
(e) Data inadequate

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10. Reena Jabali was born on 3rd Dee, 1958. Her teaching experience is 8 years and has worked as principal for six and a half years. She passed M.A. with 2nd class and has a Masters Degree in Education.
(a) Selected
(b) Rejected
(c) Referred to the Vice-Chairman
(d) Information incomplete
(e) Referred to the Welfare Officer.

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 Directions for Q. No. 11 to 15 : Read the following information to answer the questions that follow. For admission in a Technical Institute, the following conditions are required:
A. The candidate must have secured 60% marks in the senior Higher Secondary Examination. In case of SC and ST, the minimum percentage is 55%.
B. The minimum percentage required for science subject is 70%. In case of SC and ST, there is relaxation of 10%.
C. The candidate should be a bonafide resident of state X’, where the Institution is situated.
D. If a candidate has participated in sports and games at the national level, there is a relaxation of 4% marks obtained, but the case is referred to the Director of the Institution for recommendation.
E. A candidate can be admitted if he/she has secured 75% marks or above in Science subjects and 58% is the grand total.
F. If a candidate is not a bonafide resident of state X’ but has secured 75% or above marks in Science subjects and 60% in grand total, his case would be sent to the Chairman for recommendation.
Based on the above criteria, decide which of the following courses of action should be taken in case of the candidates described in each of the following questions. Mark your answer as :
(a) if the candidate would be admitted,
(b) if the case would be sent to the Director,
(c) if the case would be sent to the Chairman,
(d) if both, the Director and the Chairman would study the case,
(e) if the candidate would not be admitted.

11. Sriram, an SC candidate, secured 64% marks in Science subjects, 52% marks in the aggregate, is a bonafide resident of State ‘X’ and has played in the national team of Hockey.

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12. Anjali secured 56% marks in aggregate and 76% marks in Science subjects. She is neither a bonafide resident of State ‘X’ nor a ST or SC candidate. She has participated in the national tournament of Badminton.

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13. Priya is not an SC or ST candidate. She is a bonafide resident of State ‘X’. She has secured 77% marks in Science subjects and 58% marks in the aggregate.

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14. Yadu, a bonafide resident of state ‘X’ and a Kabaddi player of national level, is an ST candidate. He secured 57% marks in the aggregate and 62% marks in Science subjects.

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15. Sujan is neither a bonafide resident of state ‘X’ nor is a ST or SC candidate. He secured 62% in the general aggregate and 78% marks in Science subjects.

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Directions for Q. No. 16 to 20 : In a certain company, the promotions and posting of representative would depend upon the following standards :
(a) Those who have good conduct and have achieved more than 100% target would be promoted.
(b) Those who have achieved more than 100% target and have taken less than 15 days’ leave would get one increment extra.
(c) Those who have good conduct, have achieved more than 100% and have taken less than 15 days’ leave, would be promoted and get one increment extra too.
(d) Those who have good conduct, have taken less than 15 days’ leave but have recorded the sale of 60 to 90% would be transferred to less important branch in the same state.
(e) Those who have taken less than 15 days’ leave and their sales have been 60 to 90% of the target would remain as they are.
Given below is the document prepared on the basis of the record submitted by 5 representatives P, Q, R, Sand T. On the basis of the statements given above, give answers in term of above (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e).

16. P has got good conduct, has taken leave for 12 days and his sale recorded 88% of the target.

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17. Q has only the word satisfactory for conduct, has taken 13 days’ leave and the sale is 79%.

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18. R has good conduct, his sale has been 105% and he has taken 12 days’ leave.

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19. S has taken 16 days’ leave, has achieved 102% sale and has good conduct.

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20. T’s sale has been 102% he has taken 13 days’ leave and has good conduct.

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Directions for Q. No. 21 to 25 : Study the following information carefully and then answer the questions given below it. Given here are the conditions to become the members of Munget Club. A person must:
A. be in the age group of 18 to 50 years as on 3rd Aug, 2003.
B. be drawing a minimum salary of Rs 75,000 per annum.
C. own a house.
D. not have a family of more than 4 members including himself.
E. have exhibited excellence in any field of arts and sports.
F. satisfies all the conditions except C, the case may be referred to the Club Secretary.
G. satisfies all the conditions except D but draws a salary of at least 2 lakhs per annum, the case may be referred to the Club President.
On the basis of the above criteria and the information provided against each person in the questions given below, decide which of the following courses of action should be taken in case of each person.
Mark Your answer as :
(a) if the person is eligible for membership,
(b) if not eligible,
(c) if data is inadequate,
(d) if the case is to be referred to the Club Secretary, and
(e) if the case is to be referred to the Club President.

21. Mr. Sujeet Anand a bachelor, with his parents and grandparents lives in a private house owned by him. He is a Senior Manager in a private firm. He is drawing a salary above Rs. 2 lakhs per annum. He has won the States’ Singles Trophy in Badminton. He is 25 years of age.

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22. Mrs. Sumita living with her husband, is a Senior official in a company, receiving Rs 7,000 per month. She has completed 10 years of service in the company on 9 th Jan, 2006.

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23. Aparna Banerjee is a Branch Manager in a Bank and draws a salary of Rs 2,12,000 per annum. She lives in a flat, owned by her, along with her parents, her husband and a daughter. She holds a certificate of excellence in modem arts. Her date of birth is 17th Aug, 1980.

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24. Vivek Chandra is 43 years old. He lives alone in his own house. He works as a Supervisor in a textile mill and earns Rs 10,000 every month.

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25. Mr. Pintu Bhagat lives in his own house with his wife and a daughter. He gets a monthly salary of Rs 6,000. He is a good painter and owns a gallery. He is 40 years old.

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Directions for Q. No. 26 to 30 : Read the following information carefully and then answer the questions based on it. Following are the criteria for admitting a student in Engineering course:
The student must:
A. have passed xIIth Std. Science examination with Mathematics and have secured at least 60%
B. be of 18 years age on pt Sep, 1996.
C. have obtained 75% marks in the entrance test.
D. be able to pay Rs 30,000 at the time of admission.
In case of a candidate who satisfies all the other criteria except at:
I. C above, but has obtained 85% marks in the xIInth Std. Science examination, should be referred to the Principal.
II. D above, but can pay Rs 15,000 at the time of admission can be provisionally admitted.
You are given the following cases as on 1st Sep, 1996. Depending upon the information provided in each case and based on the criteria mentioned above, recommend your decision. You are not to assume anything. Give your answer as:
(a) if the student is to be admitted,
(b) if the student is not to be admitted,
(c) if the student is to be referred to the Principal,
(d) if the student is to be admitted provisionally,
(e) if the data are inadequate.

26. Soren Moitra has passed xnth Std. Science examination with Mathematics and has secured 60% marks. He was born on 12th Jan, 1978. He can pay Rs 30,000 at the time of admission.

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27. Mahesh Chaturvedi has passed Xllth Std. Science examination with Mathematics and secured 90% marks. His date of birth is 15th July, 1978. He has obtained 55% marks in the entrance test. He can pay the fee of Rs 30,000 at the time of admission.

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28. Ratan Kumar has secured 80% marks in the entrance test and can pay admission fee of Rs 24,000 at the time of admission. He has secured 55% marks in the Xllth Std. Science examination with Mathematics.

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29. Karan Diwan was 17 years old as on 11th Sep, 1995. He has secured 80% marks in his xIIth Std. Science examination with Mathematics. He has secured 80% marks in the entrance test and can pay the admission fee ofRs 30,000.

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30. Ania Chaudhary was born on 5 th April, 1975. She has secured 75% marks in xIIth Std. Science examination with Mathematics and can pay admission fee of Rs 30,000. She has secured 90% marks in the entrance test.

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 Directions for Q. No. 31 to 35 : Study the following information carefully and then answer the questions given below it.
Following are the conditions required for appointment to the post of a Welding Supervisor. The applicant must:
A. be 30-40 years of age.
B. be able to converse in English.
C. have the ability to understand drawing.
D. have a knowledge of plasma spray coating.
However, in the case of an applicant:
I. who does not satisfy criteria B but has a good performance in IIG Welding, the case may be referred to the Manager.
II. who does not satisfy the age limit but is well versed in Mechanical Drawing, the criteria C may be waived and the case may be referred to the Director.
On the basis of the above conditions and the information provided in each of the questions below, decide which of the following courses of action should be taken against each candidate.
Mark your answer as :
(a) if the applicant is to be selected,
(b) if the applicant is not to be selected,
(c) if the data provided is inadequate,
(d) if the case is to be referred to the Manager,
(e) if the case is to be referred to the Director.

31. Vinod Pandey shall be 32 years of age on 1st Aug, 1993. He has mastered the understanding in drawing and has good performance in IIG Welding.

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32. Ram, a 35 years old candidate has a knowledge of Plasma spray coating and can understand Drawing.

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33. Vivek well-versed in Mechanical Drawing and well conversant in English, was born on 22nd June, 1951. He has exhibited a good knowledge of plasma spray coating.

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34. Rohit can speak fluent English. Being a student of M.A. drawing, he can understand commercial drawings. His date of birth is 12th Jan, 1963. He is well-acquainted with plasma spray coating.

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35. Sandeep is 32 years of age and is well-conversant in English and has the ability to understand drawing .

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