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MG 420 Labor Relations
Long, Kenneth


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 420 Labor Relations

Semester

S2UU 2006 CN

Faculty

Long, Kenneth

E-Mail

kenlong@park.edu

Class Days

-M-W---

Class Time

5:00 - 8:00 PM

Credit Hours

3



Course Description:
Consideration of the development, legal environment, and current problems of the industrial relations system.  Emphasis is placed upon the historical evolution of both the union movement and the legislative system that shapes its activities.  3:0:3

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain various perspectives of collective bargaining theories.
  2. Discuss the historical and future trends toward labor and management conflict resolution.
  3. Evaluate how labor relations theories can be applied to workplace practices including the students own work environment.


Core Assessment:

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.

  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 "WH".
  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 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 .

Additional Information:

SYLLABUS TEMPLATE

Park University

               

COURSE SYMBOL AND NUMBER: MG 420

 

COURSE DESCRIPTOR: MG  

 

COURSE TITLE: Labor Relations

 

SEMESTER/TERM COURSE BEING TAUGHT: Spring 2006

 

NAME OF FACULTY MEMBER: Kenneth H. Long

 

TITLE OF FACULTY MEMBER: Adjunct Faculty of Business and Management

 

FACULTY OFFICE LOCATION: N/A

FACULTY OFFICE HOURS:  N/A

 

FACULTY OFFICE TELEPHONE NUMBER: 843.568.5937

 

FACULTY PARK EMAIL ADDRESS: kenlong@bellsouth.net

 

OTHER FACULTY EMAIL ADDRESS: kenlong@bellsouth.net

 

FACULTY WEB PAGE ADDRESS: N/A

 

DATES OF THE SEMESTER/TERM: March 15 thru May15

 

CLASS SESSIONS DAYS: Monday-Wednesday

 

CLASS SESSION TIME: 5:00-8:00 pm

 

PREREQUISITE(S): None  

 

CREDIT HOURS: 3

 

 

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 DESCRIPTION:  Consideration of the legal environment and current problems of the industrial relation system. Emphasis us placed upon the historical evolution of both the Union movement and the legislative system that shapes its activities.

 

FACULTY'S EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY: The Instructors educational philosophy is one of interactive learning based on readings, case study, dialogue, writings, presentations, group response, experience and examinations.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course the student should be able to: Demonstrate a level of competence in interpreting, analyzing, and discussing labor relations as striking a balance between employment goals and labor and management rights.

 

COURSE TEXTBOOK(S): Budd, John W. Labor Relations, Striking a Balance. 1st edition.  New York, NY: MaGraw Hill/Irwin, 2005

 

ACADEMIC HONESTY:   “Academic Honesty is required of all members of a learning community.  Hence, Park will not tolerate cheating or plagiarism on tests, examinations, papers or other course assignments.  Students who engage in such dishonesty may be given failing grades or expelled from Park.”

 

PLAGIARISM: Plagiarism—the appropriation or imitation of the language or ideas of another person and presenting them as one's original work—sometimes occurs through carelessness or ignorance.  Students who are uncertain about proper documentation of sources should consult their instructors.”

 

ATTENDANCE POLICY: Instructors are required to keep attendance records and report absences.  The instructor may excuse absences for cogent reasons, but missed work must be made up within the term of enrollment.  Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.  In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of “F”.  An Incomplete will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.  Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance (TA) or Veterans Administration (VA) educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.  Reports of F grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for students receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

 

LATE SUBMISSION OF COURSE MATERIALS: The instructor will not accept late assignments unless approved prior to due date. Assignments not submitted on the due date will receive a grade of “zero”.

 

COURSE ASSESSMENT: Assessment of this course will be in the form of: Quizzes, examinations, writings, presentations, and class participation.

CLASSROOM RULES OF CONDUCT: Interactive learning requires an attentive and courteous dialogue. There should be no disturbances from cell phones or other devices. 

 

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 American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students 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:  www.park.edu/disability.

 

COURSE TOPICS/DATES/ASSIGNMENTS:

March 20-Chapter 1, March 22-Start Chapter 2, March 27-Finish Chapter 2, March 29-Chapter 3, March 29-Chapter 4, April 3-Chapter 4, April 5-Chapter 5, April 10-Chapter 5, April 12-Chapter 6 and 7, April 17-Chapter 7, April 19-Chapter 8, April 24-Chapter 9, April 26-Chapter 10, May 1-Chapter 10, May 3-Chapter 11, May 8-Chapter12, May 10-Chapter 13, May 15-Chapter 14. 

 

 

 

GRADING PLAN:   Quizzes:                              Three           100 Points Each

                                    Final Examination :            One              100 Points

                                    Paper and Presentation:      One              100 Points

 

 

 

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