MG 352 Principles of Management
F2Z 2008 ML
Master of Business Administration Human Resources Management (MBA/HRM)Bachelor of Science Business Marketing (BSB/MKT)
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Monday, October 13, 2008 to Sunday, December 14, 2008
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Management: Skills and Application, McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2007, 12th Edition, Boston, Authors: Leslie Rue and Lloyd Byars. ISBN-13: 978-0-07-353014-7 or ISBN-10: 0-07-353014-X
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Educational Philosophy: Welcome to Principles of Management (MG 352). As outlined by Rue and Byars, in Management: Skills and Applications, management is part of every business person's life. Management concepts apply equally to public, private, not-for-profit, religious organizations, large corporations, or small entrepreneurial firms. The principles of management are usually performed by the three levels or types of managers—senior management, middle management, and supervisory management. By studying the principles, knowledge about management can be categorized and examined.
Management skills (conceptual, human relations, and technical) are closely related. Leaders in the modern business environment come from a variety of backgrounds. The rich diversity present in modern management adds differing viewpoints and intellectual skills that enable an organization to compete in the international and domestic environment. (Rue and Byars)
Together, we will learn the key principles used in managing an organization: decision-making, ethical responsibilities, planning, operations, organizing, teams, staffing, development, motivation, leadership, conflict, controlling, rewarding and managing change. We will use readings, videos, lectures, case studies, self checks, and discussions as knowledge building tools. This junior level course culminates with summative assessments that include a research paper and proctored final examination.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The final examination is a comprehensive exam and must be taken to pass the course. The final grade will be based on the overall average of all assignments (discussions, quizzes, groupwork, mid-term, research paper, and final exam) taken during the course. The final exam will not be a take-home test and is a closed resources exam (no textbook or notes allowed). The proctored final exam includes only material taught to the student in class.
When calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Personal laptops or computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Associate Dean.
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.
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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: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.
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