MG 440 Complex Organizations
F1T 2012 DL
MBA, ManagementBBA, Management & Organization/Marketing
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August 20 - October 14, 2012
MG 352 and MG 365
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Educational Philosophy: Using various means: internet, supplemental reading, videos, threaded discussions, and writings, I will engage the student in a learning process meant to result in a practical application of the learned material.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
· Discussion Questions: To earn the full twenty (20) points, you must answer all parts of each question and your answers must be submitted by the due date. One or two sentence answers will not earn the full 20 points.
· Summary Questions: To earn the full five points (5), you must answer each question and your answers must be submitted by the due date.
· Weekly Reports: To earn the full fifty (50) points, all report criteria must be met for that specific week and submitted by the due date. Also, all reports must be a minimum of 700 words in length, double-spaced, with font no larger or smaller than 12 pt. Up to 20 points will be deducted for mistakes in English, spelling, punctuation, etc. The Week 7 Report will be a case analyis worth 200 points. This report is a Core Assessment. This report will be a minimum of 2000 words in length, double-spaced, with font no larger or smaller than 12 pt. Up to 50 points will be deducted for mistakes in English, spelling, punctuation, etc.
· Proctored Comprehensive Final Exam -- This will be a multiple choice exam within a specified time limit. It will be worth 300 points. This exam will be closed book, closed note and not a take home exam.
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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.
You may turn in the Week 1 assignments at anytime during the term with no late penalty. Beginning with Week 2, the following policy will be in effect for late assignments: One day late: 10% of the total possible points will be deducted. For example, if the assignment is worth 50 points and it is one day late, 5 points will be deducted from the final point total. Two days late: 30% of the total possible points will be deducted. For example, if the assignment is worth 50 points, and it is two days late, 15 points will be deducted from the final point total. Three days late: 50% of the total possible points will be deducted. For example, if the assignment is worth 50 points, and it is three days late, 25 points will be deducted from the final point total. More than three days late: No points for that assignment. All assignments are due by midnight, Eastern Standard Time, on the due date. I must have all assignments, to include your proctored exam, by the last day of the term. Any assignment received after the last day of the term, will not be graded and will earn zero (0) points. There will be no exceptions to this policy. There are no extra-credit or makeup assignments.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: I expect all students to conduct themselves as if they were in a traditional classroom. This means being professional and courteous in your dealings with the facilitator and your fellow classmates.
5 pts/week = 40 pts ( 4%)
50 pts/week = 300 pts (30%)
Week 1: Organizations and Organization Theory
Week 2: Structure and Design
Week 3: The External Environment/Interorganizational Relationships
Week 4: Organizations in the International Environment/Manufacturing and Service Technologies
Week 5: Information Technology and Control/Organization Size, Life Cycle, and Decline
Week 6: Culture and Ethics/Innovation and Change
Week 7: Decision-Making Processes
Week 8: Conflict, Power, and Politics
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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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
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