MG352 Principles of Management

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MG 352 Principles of Management


F2J 2008 IN


Lewis-McDonald, Cynthia Denise




Associate in Liberal Arts
BA in Management and Human Relations

Office Location

Independence campus

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Class Time

5:30 - 9:50 PM

Credit Hours



Management-KREITNER-TENTH EDITION-----ISBN- 0618607722

Additional Resources:

Leadership by Rudolph W. Giuliani
Who Moved my Cheese by Spencer Johnson, MD
Fish by Stephen C. Lundin , PHD , Harry Paul , John Christensen

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Course Description:
MG352 Principles of Management (MLL): Examines the functions, activities and principles of leadership in business and other institutions. Philosophy, history, current practice and issues in leasing, planning organizing, and controlling organizations such as communication, motivation and interpersonal realations. Lecture, discussion and cases are used. 3:0:3

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Define “management” and explain the managerial significance of “effectiveness” and “efficiency”.
  2. List the basic functions of management.
  3. Describe the difference between leadership and management.
  4. Distinguish between mechanistic and organic organizations
  5. Describe four social responsibility strategies.
  6. Define the concept of synergy and how it relates to management of organizations.
  7. Evaluate and describe four characteristics common to all organizations.

Core Assessment:
The assessment device is a comprehensive case that is written in class during week 13 of sixteen week classes and during week 7 of eight week classes. The case poses problems faced by a fictional organization in which the solutions are presented by knowledge of the above objectives.
A CLOSED BOOK, CLOSED NOTES comprehensive examination that must be administered and proctored in the classroom and may not be given as a take-home examination. Students should not have access to the exam or its questions before it is administered. 

Class Assessment:
Each student will submit a Business Weekly every class period which will include all aspects of any business.The business weekly can come from internet , newspaper , any business , magazine , tv ect. The summary must be typed and doubled spaced a minimum of 1 page. Each week tdue at the end of each chapter will be , Hands on Exercise ,Closing Case  will be due. Students will  conduct an oral presentation on a business of there choice and a written paper of mimimum of ( 8 ) pages typed and double spaced which will be due and presented weeks five and six.. A book report over the book "Leadership" by author Rudolph W. Giulani will be due week seven typed and double spaced minimum of  5 pages. The syllabus is subject to change: any changes will be announced in advanced to allow the student proper preparation time. Absences for legitimate reasons may be excused by the Professor , who must be notified before class. Missed work must be made up within the term of enrollement. All work missed because of excused and unexcused absences must be made up during the term and 20 points per assignment will be deducted.


The Final course grade willbe determined using the following measurments and percentages:
 90-100% - A
80-89% -B
70-79% -C
30-69% - D
Under 60%-F
 Final grade will consist of  total points - 400 Points
End of chapter exercises- 50 Points-10 %
Presentation - 50 Points-20%
Midterm Quiz---100 Points-10 %
Core Assessment-20%
Book Report - 50 Points-10%
Final - 150 Points - 30%

The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.

All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business and Management.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Absences for legitimate reasons may be excused by the Professor , who must be notified before class. Missed work must be made up within the term of enrollement. All work missed because of excused and unexcused absences must be made up during the term and 20 points per assignment will be deducted.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Have assigned text book at the beginning of course. Read all assigned chapters. Class attendance and participation is expected , and  is a part of your grade. Students are expected to be present ( or make prior excused arrangements) , renmain in class untill dismissed. Instructors are required (By Law) to take attendance-records and report absences. Absences for legitimate reasons may be excused by Insrtutor, who must be notified prior  to class.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Week One-Introduction , Hands on Exercise ,Closing Case ,Chapters 1,2,3.
Week Two -Business weely, Hands on Exercise,Closing Case, Chapters, 4,5,6.
Week Three- Business weekly, Hands on Exercise, Closing Case, Chapters, 7,8,9.
Week Four-Business weekly, Hands on Exercise, Closing Case, 10,11,12. Midterm-Quiz.
Week Five- Business weekly, Hands on Exercise, Closing Case, 13,14------- Presentations.
Week Six-Business weekly, Hands on Exercise, Closing Case, 15,16-----------Presentaions.
Week Seven- Business weekly, Hands on Exercise, Closing Case-17, Book Report Due and Core Assessment
Week Eight-----FINAL EXAM.

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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90

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