MG 420 Labor Relations
F2DD 2012 DC
Wade-Hairston, Tina A.
Adjunct Professor of Management Studies
Ph.D. Applied Management & Decision Sciences: Walden UniversityM.S. Administration: Central Michigan UniversityB.S. Computer Information Systems: Devry University
DSCC BLDG 11, Section 9
By Appointment Only
5:00 - 11:00 PM
Prerequisite: MG 352 and HR 353
J.W. Labor Relations: Striking a Balance, 3rd edition, McGraw
Hill, 2010; ISBN:
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faculty’s educational philosophy is one of empowerment. Students are challenged
to strive for great achievements both personally and professionally. The
learning environment will be used as a platform for debate, an exchange of
ideas, and a vehicle to shape developing perspectives. Academic excellence will
be encouraged and supported through readings, group activities, and
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
methods will be used to assess the learning that occurs in this course.
Students will be assessed on the core learning and instructor added learning outcomes based on class participation/group assignments, labor environment analysis, arbitration,
and a comprehensive exam.
1000 – 900 = A
899 – 800 = B
790 – 700 = C
699 – 600 = D
Below 599 = F
Group Participation/Projects: Eight – 25 points each = 200 points (20%)
Arbitration: One - 200 points = 200 (20%)
Midterm Exam: One – 200 points each = 200 (20%
Research Project (Special Topic): One - 200 points = 200 points (20%)
Comprehensive Exam: One – 200 points each = 200 points (20%)
Total Points = 1000 Points
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:
1. Students are expected to show respect to fellow students and to decisions made by the instructor.
2. Students must be prepared for class. This includes having course materials such as the required text for class.
3. Students that do not have the required course materials will not be afforded extensions for in-class and/or home assignments.
4. Students must notify the instructor in advance of absences via email. phone, etc.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Day One – Thursday 10/25/12:
Lecture; Group Activities
Review Week One Chapters 1, 2 and 3
Lecture and group projects will be used as instructional tools for Core Learning Objective 1 and Instructor Learning Objective 1.
Day Two – Thursday 11/1/12:
Chapters 4, 5 and 6
Lecture and dispute resolution analysis simulation will be used as instructional tools for Core Learning Objectives 2 and Instructor Learning Objective 2.
Day Three – Thursday 11/8/12:
Chapters 7 and 8
Lecture and group projects will be used as instructional tools for Core Learning Objective 3.
Day Four – Thursday 11/15/12:
Chapters 9 and 10
Day Five – Thursday
Chapters 11 and 12
Lecture and group projects will be used as instructional tools for Instructor Learning Objectives 1 and 2.
Day Six – Thursday 11/29/12:
Day Seven – Thursday 12/6/12:
Day Eight – Thursday 12/13/12:
Comprehensive Final Exam
Research Project Due
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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
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 98
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