MG 401 Senior Seminar in Management
S1T 2007 DLB
Raymond, Sparkle G.
MBABS Business AdminstrationBA Psychology
1-15-2007 thru 3-11-2007
ENGL 306, MG 362
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Tests and Case Studies
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Item Points %
90% to 100% of total points = A
80% to 89% of total points = B
70% to 79% of total points = C
60% to 69% of total points = D
Below 60% = F
All final exams will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Associate Dean.
The Proctored final exam for online courses must be passed with a grade of 60% or higher in order to pass the course regardless of the overall average. The grade for students who pass the proctored final will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course. The proctored final exam must address only material which the student has been taught in class.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Leadership Lessons from Homer’s Odyssey
Read: Kramer (1992)
The Concept?Leadership?What Does It Mean?
Read: Introduction to Chapter One (Introduction to Leadership), Pierce & Newstrom (2003)
The Meaning of the Concept Leadership (cont)
Read: Murphy (1941); Hollander & Julian (1969))
The Leader-Follower Relationship
Read: Introduction to Chapter Two
Self-Assessment: Leader-Member Exchange
Read: Scandura (1999); Dirks (2001); Graham (1993)
Case: Sam Perkins
Who is the Leader as a Person?
Read: Introduction to Chapter Three (Leaders and the Role of Personal Traits)
Self-Assessment: Motivation to Lead
Read: Kirkpatrick & Locke (1991); Judge, Ilies, Bono, et al
What Role does Gender Play in the Leadership Process?
Read: Introduction to Chapter Four (Leadership and the Role of Gender)
Re Read: Kent & Moss (1994); Eagly & Johnson (1990); Baril, Elbert, et alR
Case: Exploring Leadership Beliefs
How do People become Leaders?
Read: Introduction to Chapter Five (Leader Emergence)
Re Read: Hollander (1964); Salancik & Pfeffer (1977); Dobbins, Long, Dedrick, & Clemons (1990)Re
How do Leaders Move Others?
Read: Introduction to Chapter Six (Leadership as an Influence Process)
Self-Assessment: Influence Tactics
Read: French & Raven (1959); Yukl & Tracey (1992)
What do Leaders do? As a Behavior, What is Leadership?
Read: Introduction to Chapter Seven (Leadership and Leader Behaviors)
Self-Assessment: Initiating Structure and Consideration
Read: Bowers & Seashore (1966); Fleishman & Harris (1962); Tjosvold (1984)
What Role does the Situation Play in the Leadership Process?
Read: Introduction to Chapter Eight (Leadership and Situational Differences)
Self-Assessment: Least-Preferred Co-worker (LPC)
Read: House & Mitchell (1974)
Read: Fiedler (1972); Hersey (1996)
What Role does the Cultural Context Play in the Leadership Process?
Read: Introduction to Chapter Nine (Leadership in the Cross-Cultural Context)
Read: Hofstede (1993); Dorfman, Howell, Hibino, Lee, Tate, & Bautista (1997)
What is the Role of the Follower in the Leadership Process?
Read: Introduction to Chapter Ten (Followers and the Leadership Process)
Read: Greene (1975); Sanford (1980); Hollander (1992)
Case: A Different Style of Leadership
How Important is Participation as a Leadership Style?
Read: Introduction to Chapter Eleven (Participative Leadership)
Self-Assessment: Participatory Leadership Attitudes
Read: Sales (1966); Vroom (2000); Miller & Monge (1986)
Are there “Substitutes” for Leadership?
Read: Introduction to Chapter Twelve (Leadership: Substitutes, Neutralizers, and Enhancers)
Self-Assessment: Group Cohesiveness
Read: Kerr & Jermier (1978); Podsakoff
Case: Donny is my Leader
Leadership and Work Teams
Read: Introduction to Chapter Thirteen (Leadership and Work Teams)
Self-Assessment: Emotional Intelligence
Read: Druskat (1988); Manz (1987)
Charismatic and Transformational Leadership
Read: Introduction to Chapter Fourteen (Charismatic and Transformational Leadership)
Self-Assessment: Transformational and Charismatic Leadership
Read: House (1990)
Dysfunctional Aspects of Leadership
Read: Introduction to Chapter Fifteen (Dysfunctional Aspects of Leadership
Read: Miller (1977)
Work due by the end of the week: Homework and final
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