MG 352 Principles of Management
F1B 2008 BL
Gloria G. Flores
Senior Adjunct Faculty
Fort Bliss, TX
August 4 – September 24, 2008
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Management, Kreitner, Robert, 10TH 07, Houghton Mifflin Co.
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The goal for this course is to examine the principles of management to include: ethics, the global environment, goal setting and planning and decision making. We will consider the aspects of change and development within organizations and the behavior of organizational members. Motivation, teamwork and communication will be emphasized. We will also address the issues of diversity, productivity and quality control. The course is designed as instructor to student discussion, student to student discussion and group discussion.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Students are expected to read chapters prior to class meetings. Each student will submit a five-page written APA paper on some aspect of management, incorporating their work or personal experience. Students will also conduct an oral presentation on the same topic as the written paper. A comprehensive case will be written during week seven. The final is a closed book/note exam and is not a take-home final. The syllabus is subject to change; any changes will be announced in advance to allow the student proper preparation time.
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. 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 Dean of the School of Business and Management.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected to attend all class meetings and be on time. 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. Non attribution policy is in effect for all class meetings.
Week 1 –Mon –Aug 4 –Course Introduction & Overview & Chapter 1
Wed – Aug 6 –Chapters 2 & 3
Week 2 –Mon – Aug 11 - Chapters 4 & 5
Wed – Aug 13 –Chapters 6 & 7
Week 3 –Mon – Aug 18 –Chapters 8 & 9
Wed – Aug 20 –Chapter 10 & Mid Term Exam Review
Week 4 –Mon – Aug 25 –Mid Term Exam
Wed – Aug 27 –Review of Mid Term, Chapters 11 & 12
Week 5 –Mon – Sept 1 –Chapters 13, 14 & 15
Wed – Sept 3 –Chapters 16 & 17
Week 6 –Mon – Sept 8 –Student Presentations
Wed – Sept 10 –Student Presentations
Week 7 –Mon - Sept 15 –Student Presentations
Wed – Sept 17 –Student Presentations, Case Study and Final Exam Review
Week 8 –Mon – Sept 22 –Final Exam
Wed – Sept 24 –Review of Final Exam & Course Summary
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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
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 .
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