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MG 352 Principles of Management
Daniels, Daryl E.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

MG 352 Principles of Management

Semester

F1Y 2008 MN

Faculty

Daniels, Daryl E.

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

MBA - Business Administration
BS - Management & Data Processing

Office Location

5375 Chester Street, Arlingotn, TN 38001

Office Hours

By Appointment

Daytime Phone

(901) 262-3033

E-Mail

Daryl.Daniels@park.edu

dedanielsd1@yahoo.com

Semester Dates

August 18, 2008 to October 12, 2008

Class Days

M

Class Time

5:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Management: Skills and Application; 12th Edition by Leslie W. Rue & Lloyd L. Byars

Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore

Additional Resources:

McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.
Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development.  The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.
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Course Description:
Examines the functions, activities and principles of leadership in business  and other institutions. Philosophy, history, current practice and issues in  leading, planning, organizing, and controlling organizations such as  communication, motivation and interpersonal relations. Lecture, discussion  and cases are used. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
This course is designed to provide the student with a broad overview of the principles of management .  We will be using discussions, assignments, presentations and dialogues to learn.

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.


  Instructor Learning Outcomes
  1. Define "management" and explain the managerial significance of "effectiveness" and "efficiency".
  2. List the basic functions of management.
  3. Distinguish between mechanistic and organic organizations.
  4. Identify and describe four social responsibility strategies.
  5. Explain the concept of synergyand how it relates to management of organizations.
  6. Explain the difference between leadership and management.
  7. Identify 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:
There are two exams and a comprehensive final exam given in the term.  The first exam covers chapters 1 through 6 of the textbook.  The second exam covers chapters 7 through 12 of the textbook.  The comprehensive final exam covers chapters 1 through 16 of the textbook.  The exams will consist of true/false, multiple choice and essay questions.  Partial credit will be awarded for essay questions only when the subject is completely developed.  There are a Written "Core Assessment" Case Problem.

Grading:

Exam 1 - 20% - 200 Points
Exam 2 - 20% - 200 Points
Case Study - 20% - 200 Points 
Attendance - 10% - 100 Points
Comprehensive Final Exam   30% - 300 Points
The comprehensive final is not a take-home test. 
The comprehensive final is a closed book and closed note exam. 
 
Total Points for the course - 1000 Points

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:
Students with valid emergencies will be given consideration.  The exams must be taken on the dates assigned.  The project must be turned in on the due date or before.  No late assignments will be accepted.  All tests and assignments are retained by the instructor.  Grades are given out to each student following assignment grading.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Please follow the campus rules for conduct in the classroom.  Cell phones and pagers should be either turned off or set to silent during class.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

August 18th - Introduction / Chapters 1, 2, & 3
August 24th - Chapters 4, 5, & 6
September 1st - Exam 1 (Chapters 1 through 6)
September 8th - Chapters 7, 8, 9 & 10 
September 15th - Chapters 11, 12, & 13 - Assignment of Case Study
September 22nd - Exam 2 (Chapters 7 through 12)
September 29th - Chapters 14, 15, & 16 - Case Study Due
October 6th - Comprehensive 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:
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

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 .

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Last Updated:7/15/2008 10:54:56 AM