MG 352 Principles of Management
S1Q 2009 FE
Cox, Michael Chad
AS/BS Social Psychology, Park University, 2004MBA/HRM Touro University International, 2007
F. E. Warren AFB, Wyoming
7 - 4
Jan. 12, 2009 thru Mar. 2, 2009
5:00 - 10:15 PM
Textbook: Rue & Byars, Management, 12th edition, paperback, 2007, McGraw Hill/Irwin. ISBN: 007353014X
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Educational Philosophy: Being that this is an adult learning class, I don't expect anyone to simply memorize then regurgitate the text. Our goal should be to learn together from each other. You will be graded on your level of participation. That means that you must participate in the discussions. My role is to ensure each of you participate equally, to introduce principles and practices as they apply to the subject and to help open the doors that lead to critical thinking. Your role is to know the text, be well prepared for each week’s discussions and work closely together as a team. In learning this subject it will become transparent that management principles revolve around a team effort and there's no better place to put those principles to task than this class. This is your class – make it a good one! Relax and let's have fun learning together!
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Assessment is based on a combination of class attendance and participation, preparation and defense of written assignments, preparation and presentation of a research project (short paper), and written exams.
Periodic written homework assignments are required in this course. Either MLA or APA is acceptable. For more information on both, please visit the Academic Support Center.
210 points (21%)
Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
30 points (3%)
160 points (16%)
100 points (10%)
200 points (20%)
300 points (30%)
1000 points (100%)
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 to be respectful of the instructor and each other. Class disruptions of any kind will not be tolerated. Do not disrupt or distract people who are giving presentations. Cell phones need to be off or on silent. If you have a legitimate need to have your phone on during class let me know ahead of time. Texting during class will not be tolerated. Snacks and drinks will be allowed until they become a problem. Please clean up after yourself.
January 12, 2009 5:00 – 10:15 PM
- Chapters 1 – 3 Discussion
- Chapters 1 – 3 Quiz
- Read ahead for week 2: Chapters 4 – 6
January 20, 2009 5:00 – 10:15 PM
(NOTE: We will not meet on Monday, Jan. 19 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday)
- Chapters 4 – 6 Discussion
- Chapters 4 – 6 Quiz
- Read ahead for week 3: Chapters 7 – 8
January 26, 2009 5:00 – 10:15 PM
- Chapters 7 – 8 Discussion
- Chapters 7 – 8 Quiz
- Read ahead for week 4: Chapters 9 – 11
February 2, 2009 5:00 – 10:00 PM
- Chapters 9 – 11 Discussion
- Chapters 9 – 11 Quiz
- Mid-Term Exam
- Read ahead for week 5: Chapters 12 – 14
February 9, 2009 5:00 – 10:00 PM
- Chapters 12 – 14 Discussion
- Chapters 12 – 14 Quiz
- Present Group Work
- Read ahead for week 6: Chapters 15 – 17
February 16, 2009 5:00 – 10:15 PM
- Chapters 15 – 17 Discussion
- Chapters 15 – 17 Quiz
- Read ahead for week 7: Chapters 18 – 20
February 23, 2009 5:00 – 10:15 PM
- Chapters 18 – 20 Discussion
- Chapters 18 – 20 Quiz
- Turn in research project
March 2, 2009 5:00 – 10:15 PM
- Final Exam
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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