PO 333 Public Management and Leadership
F1LL 2008 LR
Bohannon, Alan L.
Bldg 840, LRAFB
Aug 18- Oct 12, 2008
--Thursday Only -
5:00 - 10:00 PM
Textbook: Managing Human Behavior in Public & Nonprofit Organizations., Denhardt, Robert; Denhardt, Janet; & Aristigueta, Maria., Sage Publications, 2002.ISBN: 0-7619-2474-4
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: Research & Term Paper Guide / Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format Guide (Furnished by the Instructor.)
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Educational Philosophy: To provide the student with an understanding of public management to include, but not limited to: communications, motivation, teamwork and group dynamics, decision making, power, influence, and leadership. Lecture, discussions, and problem solving individually and in-groups will take place in the classroom. Prior to each scheduled class, the student is requred to read the assigned chapter and be ready to discuss. Testing will include two tests and a final exam, each worth 100 points, as well as an 8-10 page term paper worth 200 points.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Mid-Term Exam Chapters 1-7
Final Exam Chapters 8-14
Term Paper 8-10 Page.
Mid-Term Exam- 100 Points
Final Exam - 100 Points
Term Paper - 200 Points
Total possible - 400 Points
Late Submission of Course Materials: No assignments will be accepted late. Assignments not submitted on the due date will receive a grade of "zero".
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Class Meeting Chapter/Activity Item
#1 Intro/Chapter 1 ; Organizational Behavior as a Way of Thinking & Acting;
21 August Chapter 2 Knowing & Managing Yoursaelf
#2 Chapter 3, Fostering Creativity
28 August Chapter 4 Managing Stress
Chapter 5 Decision Making
#3 Chapter 6 Motivating Yourself & Others
4 September Chapter 7 Leadership in Public Organizations
#4 Mid-Term Mid-Term Exam (Chapters 1-7)
11 September Term Paper Work Night
#5 Chapter 8 Power & Organizational Politics
18 September Chapter 9 Communicating Effectively With Others
#6 Chapter 10 Working with Groups and Teams
25 September Chapter 11 Managing Conflict
Chapter 12 Organizational Change
#7 Chapter 13 Representing the Organization "On the Outside"
2 Oct Chapter 14 Managing Behavior in the Public Interest
Paper Turn in Term Paper
#8 Final Exam Final Exam (Chapters 8-14)
Paper Discuss Term Papers
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Last Updated:7/10/2008 6:08:35 PM