MG 420 Labor Relations
U1L 2006 WT
05 June -30 July 2006
4:55 - 7:35 PM
Textbook: Labor Relations: Development, Structure, Process. John A. Fossum; 9th Ed McGraw-Hill/Irwin
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Course Description: Consideration of the development, legal environment, and current problems of the industrial relations system. Emphasis is placed upon the historical evolution of both the union movement and the legislative system that shapes its activities. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, group discussions, negotiation exercise, and examinations. The instructor will engage each learner in what is referred to as investigative learning to encourage the lively exploration of this class in management.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
No later than week 14 of a 16 week class or week 7 of an 8
week class the student is to have prepared and submitted supported answers to 8
comprehensive questions in the research assignment.
Class Assessment: Assigned readings, negotiation exercise, CLO exercise, class discussions and examinations.
Grading: 2 Exams @50pts 100pts
1 CLO exercise @ 60pts 60pts
1 Negotiation exercise@60pts 60pts
Total Points 300pts
Late Submission of Course Materials: Missed work must be made up within term.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Class attendance and participation is expected and is part of the grade.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Day 1 - Introduction/Team assignments
Day 2 - Chps 1/2
Day 3 - Chps 3/4
Day 4 - Chps 5/6
Day 5 - Exam 1 (Chps 1-6)
Day 6 - Chps 7/8
Day 7 - CLO Exercise
Day 8 - Chps 9/10
Day 9 - Chps 11/12
Day 10 - Chps 13/14
Day 11 - Exam 2 (Chps 7-14)/Negotiation EX
Day 12 - Negotiation EX
Day 13 - Negotiation EX
Day 14 - Negotiation EX
Day 15 - Negotiation EX
Day 16 - Feedback
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 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
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 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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. 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 .
Last Updated:4/30/2006 1:34:20 PM