HR 422 Organizational Development and Change
S2LL 2006 LR
Gailey, James A.
March 13 - May 7, 2006
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Textbook: Organization Development, Donald R. Brown, Don Harvey, seventh edition, Prentice Hall
Course Description: This course will provide the student with an understanding of the basic theories and techniques of organizational development. We will focus on practical information regarding the design, management and control of organizational development programs in business, public sector and social services organizations. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, term paper, homework, examinations, and class discussions. The instructor will encourage students to explore new ideas, and to examine different points of view.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: There will be two examinations, term paper, homework, and class discussions. Class participation is not class attendence, but is taking part in class discussions. The core learning objectives will be assessed by means of the term paper and the final exam.
Grading: Mid-Term- 25%
Term Paper- 25%
Class Participation- 25%
Final Test- 25%
A=93-100% B=85-92% C=77-84% D=69-76% F=Below 69%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Since timeliness is a critical aspect of Human Resource Management, the instructor will assess a 10% late penalty for assignments turned in after the due date.(The penalty may not be assessed if there are extenuating cirumstances.)
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Cell phones are to be turned off or set on "vibrate" in the classroom. If you must answer your cell phone, you must leave the classroom to do so. Children of any age may not be brought to class. You may not leave the classroom and re-enter during an exam; if you leave the classroom, your exam will be considered "completed" at the time you leave.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: March 15 Chapter 1
March 17 Chapter 2
March 22 Chapter 3&4
March 29 Chapter 5&6
March 31 Chapter 7 REVIEW FOR MID-TERM
April 5 Chapter 8
April 7 MID-TERM
April 12 Chapter 9
April 14 Chapter 10
April 19 Chapter 11
April 21 Chapter 12&13
April 26 Chapter 14
April 28 Chapter 15 REVIEW FOR FINAL
TERM PAPER DUE
May 3 Chapter 16
May 5 FINAL TEST
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. 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 .