MBA 633 Human Resource Management
U1P 2011 DLA
Walker, Stephanie L.
MBA - Park UniversityB.S. - Park University
Available as needed by Appointment
MG 352 or equivalent approved by Program Director
Textbook:Fisher, Schoenfeldt, & Shaw, Human Resource Management, Sixth Edition: 2006.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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The facilitator's educational philosophy centers around readings, case studies, quizzes, exams, and discussion questions. Lectures and outside resources will supplement the readings to highlight important concepts. Class discussion and group interaction will be the main method of learning in order to allow the students to learn to apply concepts in a practical business setting. The most effective way to learn the topic is through application.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Other requirements: Students are expected to actively participate in all class discussions.
Discussion (weekly points possible: 20)
Homework (weekly points possible: 30)
Quizzes (weekly points possible: 10)
Article Reviews (points possible: 25)
Team Project (points possible: 25)
Details of the group project can be found in Week 5
Details of the group project can be found in Week 5
Final Exam (points possible: 250)
Method of conversion of points to grade at end of term:
Final grades will be based on performance on (a) examinations, (b) Conference Discussion participation, (c) reports on human resource management articles, and (d) position paper on a human resource management issue.
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are responsible for clicking on the link below and thoroughly reading each Online course policy. If you have questions about any of these policies, please contact your instructor for clarification. Online Course Policies
Observation of "Netiquette"
All your Online communications need to be composed with fairness, honesty and tact. Spelling and grammar are very important in an Online course. What you put into an Online course reflects on your level of professionalism. Here are a couple of Online references that discuss writing Online http://goto.intwg.com/ and netiquette http://www.albion.com/netiquette/corerules.html.
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Plagiarism involves the appropriation of another person's ideas, interpretation, words (even a few), data, statements, illustration or creative work and their presentation as one's own. An offense against plagiarism constitutes a serious academic misconduct. Although offenses against academic integrity can manifest themselves in various ways, the most common forms of offenses are plagiarism and cheating. Plagiarism goes beyond the copying of an entire article. It may include, but is not limited to: copying a section of an article or a chapter from a book, reproduction of an art work, illustration, cartoon, photograph and the like and passing them off as one's own. Copying from the Internet is no less serious an offense than copying from a book or printed article, even when the material is not copyrighted.
Plagiarism also includes borrowing ideas and phrases from, or paraphrasing, someone else's work, published or unpublished, without acknowledging and documenting the source. Acknowledging and documenting the source of an idea or phrase, at the point where it is utilized, is necessary even when the idea or phrase is taken from a speech or conversation with another person.
Park University 2010-2011 Graduate Catalog Page 20
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and report absences. Excused absences can be granted by the instructor, for medical reasons, school sponsored activities, and employment-related demands, including temporary duty. Students are responsible for any missed work. Absences for two successive weeks, without approved excuse, will be reported to the Director of the individual graduate program, or to the Executive Director for the Graduate School, for appropriate action. Students with such a record of absences, without an approved excuse, may be administratively withdrawn from the class and notified that an "F" will be recorded, unless the student initiates official withdrawal from the class(es).Park University 2010-2011 Graduate Catalog Page 24An attendance report of "P" (present) will be recorded for students who have logged in to the Online classroom at least once during each week of the term. PLEASE NOTE: Recording of attendance is not equivalent to participation.
Only in exceptional circumstances will an "I" (incomplete) be given. A contract with written expectations for completion will be signed by the student and the instructor before the end of the semester. Incompletes can only be given for 60 days and only to students who do not have excessive absences. Park University 2008-2009 Graduate Catalog page 33.
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