MG 371 Management & Organizational Behavior
U1B 2013 BL
Becraft, Michael Bryan
Assistant Dean of the School of Business and Assistant Professor of Management
Doctorate of ManagementMaster of Arts in Financial Economics for Public PolicyBachelor of Arts in Economics
Park University at Fort Bliss, Building 616, Office 10-C
Monday/Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:45 P.M.
(816) 729-3210, daytime only
3 June 2013 to 28 July 2013
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Jones, G.R., & George, J.M. (2013). Essentials of contemporary management (5th Ed.). New York, NY: Mc-Graw
Note:The sole responsibility for acquiring the course textbook
before class lies with the individual student.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
This course requires students be able to open, edit, and save Microsoft Word documents.
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Educational Philosophy: The
facilitator's educational philosophy recognizes each student
individually addresses workforce-related problems with varying
pre-existing internal schema, skill-sets, and learning styles. Class
activities and examples are generated to engage each of these learning
styles and assess growth. Students are challenged on existing knowledge,
latent knowledge is exposed, and new connections are derived.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: Assignment / Activity
Weekly Homework (400, 50 points * 8 weeks)
Midterm Exam (100)
Case Analysis (150)
Final Exam (300)
Participation and Attendance (50)
Total Possible Points = 1,000
Assignment of Grades
900-1000 points = A
800-899 points = B
700-799 points = C
600-699 points = D
0-599 points = 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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
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 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 97
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 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95Documents you have prepared for (or submitted in) other classes or previous attempts at this course are not permitted in this class as "non-original work". In all assignments be sure to provide the proper citations and sources following the APA Manual requirements.
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
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 . NOTE: Accommodations made under the ADA are not retroactive and instructors cannot provide accommodations without authorization; please request accommodations immediately if medically necessary.
Additional Information:This course requires the use of the APA (American Psychological Association) format, as have your previous School of Business courses at Park University. There are two common resources used by students when learning and practicing APA format:
American Psychological Association (2009). Publications manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
The Writing Lab. (2013). The Purdue OWL: APA style. Retrieved from http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/2/10/
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