MG 271 Principles of Supervision
S2LL 2006 LR
Flippen, Barbara F.
M.A. University of OklahomaB.A. Park CollegeB.S. Kent State University
March 13 - May 7, 2006
4:30 - 5:55 PM
Textbook: Rue, Leslie W. and Lloyd L. Byars. Supervision, Key Link to Productivity, Ninth Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 2006
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Course Description: A study of leadership skills for persons in supervisory positions. Topics include: methods of training employees, employee rating, improving personal leadership, interpreting organization policies, and obtaining the maximum results through the efforts of others. 3:0:3
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Midterm and Final Examinations; 3-5 page paper on a topic approved, in advance, by the instructor; and written/oral discussion of selected short case studies.
Grading: Midterm Examination = 100 points
Final Examination = 100 points
Paper = 35 points
Discussion = 15 points
225 - 250 points = A; 200 - 224 points = B; 175 - 199 points = C; 150 - 174 points = D; Below 150 points = F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late assignments may incur a 10% penalty, unless lateness is due to an excused absence (e.g., illness, military duty, etc.). Students must turn in the required paper before being permitted to take the Final Examination.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to respect the ideas of others during class discussion -- i.e., listen actively, avoid side discussions while other students are talking, etc. Cell phones may not be used in the classroom, and students are expected to set cell phone ringers to "mute" to avoid disrupting the class.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: To be distributed at the first class meeting.
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 89If a student is absent, it is the student's responsibility to find out what work was missed. If a student misses an exam, the student must contact the Park University -- Little Rock AFB Campus Center office to take a makeup exam.
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 .