Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources:Internet, Professional Journals and Periodicals.
Course Description:A study of compensation theories, policies, systems and practices with emphasis on the design of effective compensation programs. The course views compensation basically from the employer's point of view. 3:0:3.
Educational Philosophy:The student will gain a thorough understaning of Compensation Management. They will be provided an opportunity to develop the skills necessary to design and understand a basic compensation program for an organization. Students will learn compensation strategies from a variety of business, manufactoring and service organizations.
Learning Outcomes:At the end of the term, students will be able to: A. Define compensation management B. Describe compensation management functions C. Examine the influence compensation has on motivation D. Analyze the influence compensation has on employee behavior E. Identify the primary concepts of compensation management F. Illustrate and recognize job content and job worth G. Research and compose critical analysis on chapter articles H. Deliver an oral presenation on a chapter article analysis
Course Assessment:Lecture, group discussions, presentations, classroom activities, journal articles and two exams.
Grading:Completion of all coursework, group presentations, homework cases, assigned readings and two exams. Grade Breakdown: Journal articles 17@10pts 170pts Exams 2@50pts 100pts Attendance/Participation firstname.lastname@example.org 40pts Oral Presentation 1@15pts 15pts Total points 325pts Point/Grade assignment: 325-300pts A 299-275pts B 274-225pts C 224-220pts D 199pts - below F
Late Submission of Course Materials:Missed work must be made up with term.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:Class attendance and participation is expected and is part of the grade.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:Day 1 - Introduction and Course overview Day 2 - Chapters 1,2 Day 3 - Chapters 3,4 Day 4 - Chapters 5,6 Day 5 - Chapters 7,8 Day 6 - Chapter 9/Exam review Day 7 - Exam 1 Chps 1-9 Day 8 - Chapter 10/ Feedback on Exam 1 Day 9 - Chapters 10,11 Day 10- Chapters 11,12 Day 11- Chapters 12,13 Day 12- Chapters 14,15 Day 13- Chapters 16,17 Day 14- Chapter 18/Exam 2 Review/Journal due Day 15- Exam 2 Chps 10-18 Day 16- Course feedback session
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 101
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 101
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
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