MG 420 Labor Relations
S1LL 2013 LR
Gailey, James A.
BS Business AdministrationMS Business Management
5:00 P.M. - 5:45 P.M.Tuesday/Thursday
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Textbook: LABOR RELATIONS, third edition. John W. Budd, McGraw-Hill, 2010, ISBN 978-0-07-353033-8
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, homework, examinations, mock negotiation problem and class discussions. The instructor will encourage students to explore new ideas, and to examine different points of view.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: There will be two examinations,( mid term and final), homework, class discussions, and a mock negotiation problem. Class participation, ( which is 200 points, that is 20% of your grade) is not class attendence, but is taking part in the class discussions on the many differnet aspects of labor relations. Homework, ( which is 100 points, that is 10% of your grade) is for you to bring to class any articles from the newspaper,( local or national), articles that are in the news concerning labor relations etc. The Mock Negotiation problem,( which is 200 points, that is 20% of your grade), is were the class will be divided into two teams, ( Labor and Management) and will negotiate parts of a business contract. The Mid Term examination, ( which is 200 points, that is 20% of your grade), will consist of 25 questions which will be a mixture of multiple choice, fill in the blank, essay and true, false. The Final Test, ( which is 300 points, that is 30% of your grade), will be 48 questions and is comprehensive. The questions on this examination are just like the questions on the Mid Term. ALL EXAMINATIONS ARE CLOSED BOOK, CLOSED NOTES, AND THERE ARE NO TAKE HOME EXAMINATIONS. All tests and class assigments must be turned in before you can take the Final Test. All amke up test must be done within five (5) business days.
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.
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