MG 352 Principles of Management
U1T 2006 DLB
Council, Linda M.
ABD (All but Dissertation-PhD) Higher Education LeadershipMBA Health Care ManagementBS Psychology
Mon-Thurs 4-8 pm CST Sun 5-9 PM CST
Textbook: Required Text: Management: Skills and Application, McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2005, 11th Edition, Boston, Authors: Leslie Rue and Lloyd Byars. ISBN: 0-07-293593-6
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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: The facilitator will engage the student to delve into the concepts covered in the text by Rue and Byars. The skills will be explored from first hand experience in order to fulfull the concepts that are covered in the weekly lectures, discussions and quizzes. At the end of the eight weeks the student will reflect on what they have accomplished during the term.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The assessment device is a
comprehensive case that is written in class during week 13 of six 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.
Class Assessment: 1. Discussion: = 21% total broken down as follows:
Discussion - (one's well researched and referenced response), is provided during weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8. A well researched and referenced response must include references to web sites, newspapers or other sources used in the formulation of the response. Note that all discussions questions will be posted in eCollege, by the instructor, three days before the week begins (the Friday prior to the weeks start). Prior posting will allow students adequate preparation time, a full eight days, to formulate a strategy in providing a well researched and referenced discussion by the following Friday. Ensure all questions posed are answered. Percentage points assigned are as follows: 2% for 7 weeks for a total of 14%.
Discussion, (one's peer reviews) are provided during weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8. It is completed by commenting on other classmates' responses. A minimum of two peer reviews are require by Sunday of the week with the exception of week 8. On week 8, one should provided it by Friday of the week. Peer responses should be something substantially more than "nice post". Percentage points assigned as follows: 1% for 7 weeks for a total of 7%.
2. Groupwork, during week 5, will represent 3% total points for the entire project. Initial input should be submitted by Friday of the week. Final collaborative effort will be submitted by midnight on Sunday of the week 5.
3. Quiz = 2% per week for correct answers = 16 %
4. Mid-Term Examination =10% (Completed during week four)
5. Research Paper = 25% (Submitted during week seven - use template provided)
6. Final Examination=25% (Week eight, proctored) The proctored final exam must be COMPLETED in order to pass this course.
Grading: Discussion 21% - Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8
Groupwork 3% - Week 5
Quiz 16% - Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8
Mid-Term Exam 10% - Week 4
Research Paper 25% - Week 7
Final Exam 25% - Week 8
Total Points 100%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Submission of Late Assignments: Late assignment(s) will not be accepted without prior approval from the instructor. Weekly eCollege discussion and quizzes will not be accepted late. Other assignments will not be accepted more than one week late. Late assignments will be reduced at least one letter grade. No late assignments will be accepted after week 7. Student departing on TAD, TDY, or other excused absences, approved by the instructor, should complete assignments prior to departure.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: It is expected that students will treat one another with dignity and respect within the online course environment. Although there may differing opinions or points of view, it is necessary to adhere to appropriate online netiquette and professionalism.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: MG 352 Principles of Management
Dates: 05 June – 30 July 2006
Week 1: Introduction, Movement, and Communication Skills
Week 2: Decision Making, International Business, and Responsibilities
Week 3: Planning, Strategic and Operations Management
Week 4: Organizing Work, Structure and Developing Teams
Week 5: Staffing, Employee Developing and Motivation
Week 6: Leadership, and Managing Conflict, Stress, Change, and Culture
Week 7: Controlling, Appraising and Rewarding Performance
Week 8: Operations Control
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. 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 .
Last Updated:5/13/2006 8:37:35 PM