MG 271 Principles of Supervision
F2GG 2009 MI
Lofton, John C.
Minot AFB, ND
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
19 October - 13 December 2009
5:00 - 9:30 PM
Textbook: Supervision, Key Link to Productivity, 9th Edition. Authors: Leslie W. Rue & Lloyd L. Byars
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: There are no additional sources for this course.
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Educational Philosophy: The goals of this course are to develop a comprehensive insight into the concepts of principles of supervision and the role of the supervisor. Discussions of managerial functions as applied to leadership, counseling, motivation and human skills are examined.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Students will write a case study during week 7 of an 8 week course and week 15 of a 16 week course.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Students are expected to attend all classes and be on time. The course will consist of a case study, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, a leadership paper, final paper, class participation and discussion of class materials. Students will work in groups to prepare a case study based on a chapter assigned by the instructor covering functions of supervision. The leadership paper will be 5-7 typed double-spaced pages discussing your leadership style, your leadership style strength, your leadership style weakness, a good supervisor you have ahd and why, your expectations of your supervisors, peers, and subordinates. What your ideal job is and why, and how you see yorself regarding employment 1, 5, and 10 years from now. The final paper will be no longer than 3 typed double-spaced pages discussing the three most pressing issues facing supervisors today. Students are expected to be prepared for all classes and participate in class discussions.
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:
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 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 .
Last Updated:11/2/2009 2:22:12 PM