MG 352 Principles of Management
U1H 2009 BU
Curtis, Ronald J.
Senior Professor (Adjunct)
Ed.D., M.A., B.S.
Bldg. 596, Room 212, MCAS Beaufort, SC
M-Th 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Rue and Byars, MANAGEMENT, 12th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2007.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, BUSINESS WEEK, FORBES, HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW, SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW, WALL STREET JOURNAL.
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Educational Philosophy: The student will engage in an active process of learning consisting of classroom academics, research, writing, analysis and oral interaction. This is aimed at gaining knowledge through the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Students are required to read all assigned material prior to class and to be prepared to discuss questions relating to the assignment. Students will participate in small group discussions/case problem solving along with class-wide discussions. A term case study will be prepared (10 pages excluding title page and bibliography, typewritten, double spaced with all sources documented). Two examinations will be given. The Core Assessment portion of the final examination will be a comprehensive case study. Discussions and group activities will form the basis for the class participation and group problem solving grades. The comprehensive final exam (core assessment) is not a take home test. The comprehensive final is a closed book and closed note examination.
Grading: Mid-term Examination 30% (30 pts.), Final Examination/Core Assessment 30% (30 pts.), Term Case Study 30% (30 pts.), Class Participation 5% (5 Pts.), Group Case Problem Solving 5% (5 pts.). Grade assignment is 90%-100%=A, 80%-89%=B, 70%-79%=C, 60%-69%=D, below 59%=F.
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 class, be on-time and participate in class and group discussions.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: DATE CHAPT. TOPIC 01Jun Ch.1,2 Foundations of management. 03Jun Ch.3,4 Communications and decision making. 08Jun Ch.5,6 International and legal issues in management. 10Jun Ch.7 Planning and strategic management. 15Jun Ch.8 Operations planning. 17Jun Ch.9 Organizing work. 22Jun Ch.10 Structuring organizations. 24Jun Ch.1-10 MID-TERM EXAMINATION. 29Jun Ch.11 Work teams. 01Jul Ch.12 Staffing. 06Jul Ch.13,14 Developing and motivating employees.. 08Jul Ch.15,16 Leadership and managing conflict.. 13Jul Ch.17,18 Managing change and controlling. 15Jul Ch.19 Organizational reward systems. Group case problem solving. TERM CASE STUDY DUE. 20Jul Ch.20 Operational control systems. Group case problem solving. 22Jul Ch.11-20 FINAL EXAMINATION/CORE ASSESSMENT.
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 87Dishonesty will result in a failing grade for this course and may result in expulsion from the university.
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 87Plagiarism will result in a failing grade for this course and may result in expulsion from the university.
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 89-907. A make-up assignment will be required for all classes missed.
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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