MG 420 Labor Relations
S2J 2012 PV
Senior Adjunct Faculty
M.A. in Human Resource DevelopmentB.S in Business AdministrationA.A. in Computer Science
Park University - Parkville Main Campus
By appointment or 15 minutes before or after class.
5:30 - 10:00 PM
MG352 and HR 353
Text Title: Labor Relations : Striking a Balance
Edition/Copyright: 3rd Edition 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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Educational Philosophy: Students will learn through lectures, debates, current events, videos, role playing, experiential exercises, quiz and exams. It is the role of this instructor to facilitate that learning by promoting critical thinking and by serving as a role model and as a resource for my students.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Participation (conference thread postings): 20% of your final grade.
Weekly quizzes (7 total): 25% of your final grade -- each has a 15-minute time limit to complete.
Research Assignment (due not later than midnight CST on the last day of week 6): 25% of your final grade.
Final Exam (to be completed in week 8): 30% of your final grade.
Note: The comprehensive final exam is not a take home test. It will be proctored as a closed book, closed notes exam.
Your Final Grade is based on a 280 point system. You can earn up to 56 points (20 percent of the final grade) for Class Participation, 70 points for the Weekly Quizzes (25 percent of the final grade), 70 points for the Research Assignment (25 percent of the final grade), and 84 points for the Final Exam (30 percent of your final grade). Your final grade is computed as a final numeric grade (e.g. 252 points or 90%) and then converted to a Final Letter Grade as follows:
252 - 280 points will result in a final letter grade of an "A".
224 - 251.9 points will result in a final letter grade of a "B".
196 -223.9 points will result in a final letter grade of a "C".
168 -195.9 points will result in a final letter grade of a "D".
Less than an accumulated 167.9 points will result in a final letter grade of an "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.
For the most part, I do not believe in absolutes (there are always exceptions), but generally speaking, I do not accept assignments, conference thread postings, quizzes, etc., after the publicized due date.
For example, if I do not see a posting or I do not hear from you, then I assume that you have made the decision to dismiss your opportunity to receive credit.
NOTE: Do not post anything in the conference area past the aforementioned deadlines. If you have not made your posting in time to meet the deadline, then your opportunity to receive credit for that posting is lost and gone forever. There is no way to make up those points. It is like taking a 'traditional class' on (for example) a Monday and Wednesday night where the class meets from 7:30PM 'till 10PM. If you show up to class at 11:30PM (regardless of the reason) you still missed that class. We can't say that you were present, when, in fact you were not. My advice? Never wait 'till Sunday night to attempt to make your conference thread posting.
There will be times when one or more of you will have to deal with scheduled and unscheduled absences (vacation, leave, babies, TDY, TAD, etc.). Please do not keep me guessing. If you are going to be absent, and you know in advance, prepare early and let me know about it by private Email. If you have an emergency - deal with the emergency! Then, when all is well, let me know about it and we'll work together to get you caught up. You should know that if I do not hear from a student for two weeks, I am obligated (I have no choice) to report the absence to main campus who then has to consider academic withdrawal from the course.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: This is a 400-level (senior-level) class. Students are expected to be prepared for class each week, and to treat the instructor and the other class members with respect and with courtesy. Disrespect for the instructor or fellow students will not be tolerated and will be addressed accordingly.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: See "Activities" located under each weekly unit page
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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 96
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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