NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA

UNIVERSITY VILLAGE, PLOT 91, CASDASTRAL ZONE, NNAMDI AZIKIWE EXPRESS WAY, JABI, ABUJA.
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE
JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 EXAMINATION

AEM736: Extension Organization and Management

Credit Unit: 2

INSTRUCTIONS: Answer any four questions. All questions carry equal marks.

 

  1. (a) What is extension organization and management? (4mrks)

(b) List and discuss six basic principles of extension organization and management. (21mrks)

 

  1. (a) Enumerate ten qualities expected of good extension manager. (5mrks)

(b) Mention five factors influencing effective extension management and discuss four of them. (15mrks)

(c) State three functions of management theories. (5mrks)

 

  1. (a) Define  decision making theory. (2mrks)

(b) Mention six basic steps in decision-making .6mrks)

(c) Discuss five values to be considered in making ethical decision in extension management. (15mrks)

(d) What are the implications of decision making theory to extension management? (2mrks)

 

  1. (a) What is planning in extension management? (3mrks)

(b) Identify four major types of planning exercise in extension. (2mrks)

(c) Distinguish between strategic planning and managerial planning. (10mrks)

(d) Define assembling resources (staffing) and state five activities to be followed sequentially in the process. (10mrks)

       

  1. (a) Discuss the main tasks or roles of the following personnel in extension.
  1. Village extension workers;
  2. Subject matter specialists; and
  3. Supervisory staff or extension officers.

(b) Define recruitment and give three reasons under which personnel are needed. (8mrks)

 

  1. (a) Identify and discuss the four main types of training inherent in extension programmes. (12mrks)

 

(b) Explain the term motivation and state four guidelines necessary for motivating subordinates in extension organization. (13mrks)

 


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