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Basic functions of management with emphasis on the behavioral problems management faces in adopting and implementing policy. 3:0:3
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1.List and describe the functions of management.
2.Explain how the emphasis on respective functions of management will change at the various levels of the organization.
3.Describe the managerial activities and functions of a supervisor, a mid-level manager, and an executive.
4.Describe two organization enviroments that would require extremely different styles of management.
5. Explain how centralization and decentralization affect managerial decision making.
6.Define the terms "span of control" and "scope of authority".
7.Define the terms "effectiveness" and "efficiency".
8. Explain the similarities and differences in "leadership" and "management".
Students are required to read all course material prior to class to facilitate class discussions. Students are expected to contribute to class discussions. Case studies at the conclusion of each chapter will be assigned and students will be expected to fully participate and this will form the basis for a portion of the final grade. Students will also be required to prepare a typewritten case(backgroun.comments and solution) for one comprehensive case problem at the end of each chapter.
The final course grade will be determined using the following measurements:
The following will be used to assign course letter grades:
93 - 100......A
80 - 89.......B
70 - 79.......C
60 - 69.......D
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Homework is due when specified. Late assignments may be submitted in the event of an excused absence withprior notification to the instructor. Other mitigating factors may also be taken into account.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Behavior contrary to the facilitation of a learning environment will not be tolerated. Students are expected to be respectful of the rights and views of others.Class participation is expected and will form a part of the final grade. Students are expected to attend all classes and to be on time. Students are required to read all assigned material prior to class and apply the information during class discussions. The student is responsible for providing the instructor with notification for an absence, either prior to or immediately after the absence.
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
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and
to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergradute
Catalog Page 100
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