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This course is an introduction to the basic functions of management with emphasis on the behavioral problems management faces in adopting and implementing policy. It will cover the roles of planning, organizing, leading and controlling with each of these categories having a set of systems and subsystems that interlock with each other.
A. List and describe the functions of management.
B. Explain how the emphasis on respective functions of management will change at the various levels of the organization.
C. Describe the managerial activities and functions of a supervisor, mid-level manager, and an executive.
D. Explain how centralization and decentralization affect managerial decision making.
E. Define the terms ‘effective' and ‘efficient'.
F. Explain the similarities and differences in ‘leadership' and ‘management'.
Mid Term Exam
IX. Grading Policy and Percentages:
A = 90 – 100
B = 80 – 89
C = 70 – 79
D = 60 – 69
F = 0 – 59
30% - Mid Term Exam
30% - Final Exam
20% - Oral Presentation
10% - Term Paper
10% - Attendance
Students are expected to attend all class meetings and be on time, being habitually late is not acceptable. Attendance is recorded at each class meeting; if students are going to be absent, notification to the instructor is required; otherwise the absence will be recorded as unexcused. After two unexcused absences, one letter grade will be deducted, after three unexcused absences, two letter grades will be deducted and after four unexcused absences students will be given a final grade of “F”. Academic dishonesty will result in immediate release from the course and a failing grade. Students are expected to read chapters prior to class meetings. Non attribution policy is in effect for all classes.
VII. Class Meeting & Examination Schedule:
Week 1 – October 11, 2004 – Course Introduction, Overview & Chapter 1
October 13, 2004 – Chapters 2 & 3
Week 2 – October 18, 2004 – Chapters 4 & 5
October 20, 2004 – Chapters 6 & 7
Week 3 – October 25, 2004 – Chapters 8 & 9
October 27, 2004 – Chapter 10 & Mid Term Exam Review
Week 4 – November 1, 2004 – Mid Term Exam
November 3, 2004 – Review of Mid Term, Chapters 11 & 12
Week 5 – November 8, 2004 – Student Presentations
November 10, 2004 – Student Presentations
Week 6 – November 15, 2004 – Chapters 13, 14 & 15
November 17, 2004 – Student Presentations
Week 7 – November 22, 2004 – Student Presentations
November 24, 2004 – Student Presentations, Final Exam Review
Week 8 – November 29, 2004 – Final Exam
December 1, 2004 – Review of Final Exam & Course Summary
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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 101
Please see Conduct section
Park University 2004-2005 Undergradute
Catalog Page 100
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