MG 420 Labor Relations
U1SS 2010 RA
PhD in Human and Organizational SystemsSenior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)Global Professional in Human Resouces (GPHR)
Park University - RAFB
June 7 to July 26, 2010
4:55 - 10:20 PM
Text Title: Labor Relations : Striking a Balance
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 08
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
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quizzes, dialogues, writings, examinations, lectures, role playing,
experiential exercises and readings both from textbook and from the literature. The students must understand the importance of research, focusing both on benchmarking and best practices. In all assignments, whether in the classroom or externally (such as written work), the students must incorporate research, notably peer-review material. Further, the instructor promotes a philosophy where students demonstrate their ability to apply the theoretical concepts. Finally, the instructor will engage each student to encourage the energetic
exploration of ideas, issues, and creative thinking.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Class Attendance and Participation: Weeks 1-8 at 25 points each week = 200 points
Weekly Quizzes: Weeks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 at 40 points each week = 200 points
Midterm Exam: Week 4 = 100 points
Research Paper and Presentation: Due on Monday of Week 7 = 200 points
Final Exam: Administered in Week 8 = 300 points
Please note there is no make-up grade for Class Attendance and Participation. You must be in attendance for the ENTIRE class to receive the points. If you are late or leave early, only partial credit is earned. Remember that quizzes are administered during class. If you miss class, you cannot make up the quiz. Finally, please make it a priority to be in class for both Week 4 and Week 8, because exams are given on those days. The Research Paper and Presentation is due on Monday of Week 7. Late papers are accepted with a 10% reduction per day and up to 4 days. Thus, the paper is no longer accepted after midnight of the fourth day.
Grading: Class Attendance and Participation: 20%
Weekly Quizzes: 20%
Midterm Exam: 10%
Research Paper: 20%
Final Exam: 30%
A grade of 89.5% is rounded to 90%
A grade of 89.4% is rounded to 89%
90% to 100% = A
80% to 89% = B
70% to 79% = C
60% to 69% = D
59% and Below = 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 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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Please treat peers and faculty member with respect at all times. Please put all mobile phones in quiet mode. Please keep the laptop closed during class unless given time to do research work.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1
- Read Chapter 1 and 2
- Learning Team Research Paper and Presentation Assigned
- Read Chapter 3-4
- Quiz from Chapters 3-4
- Read Chapter 5-7
- Quiz from Chapters 5-7
- Midterm Exams from Chapters 1-7
- Learning Team Research Paper and Presentation - In-Class Discussion
- Read Chapter 8-10
- Quiz from Chapters 8-10
- Read Chapter 11-12
- Quiz from Chapters 11-12
- Read Chapter 13-14
- Quiz from Chapters 13-14
- Learning Team Research Paper and Presentation Due
- Final Exam from Chapters 1-14
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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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
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 .
Additional Information:The success of this class depends on your active participation. Please make sure to participate actively in the class, and to produce excellent written work. Your commitment makes a tremendous difference in our overall learning experience.
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