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MGMT 320 syllabus

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Salisbury University
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Mgmt 320 - Management And Organizational Behavior
Management And Organizational Behavior Documents
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NOTE Due to the March 2 Snow Day some dates in this syllabus are incorrect Only the last section Tentative Schedule has been updated PowerPoint Slides Review Questions Team Case Guidelines http faculty salisbury edu whdecker SyllabusMGMT320Spring2009 doc THE PERDUE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MGMT 320 Spring 2009 MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAV Sec 001 Dr Wayne H Decker OFFICE HOURS 159 Caruthers Hall MW 2 30 4 00 Office Ph 410 543 6094 TR 10 12 1 30 3 00 Home Ph 410 742 4516 Or By Appointment e mail whdecker salisbury edu NOTE You are welcome to submit assignments via e mail However do not assume I have received them until you have received an e mailed acknowledgement from me PREREQUISITE Students majoring in the School of Business except Economics must have been admitted to the Professional Program Non Business Majors Junior Standing 60 Credits This means you must have passed 60 semester hours BEFORE THIS SEMESTER Any student not meeting these requirements is subject to administrative withdrawal at ANY TIME during the semester WITHDRAWALS If you wish to withdraw from the course it is your responsibility to complete the proper paperwork Ceasing to attend class does not automatically cause you to be removed from the class roster If you cease to attend and your name remains on the roster you will receive an F CONDUCT AND ACADEMIC INTEGRITY Students are expected to adhere to the Perdue School Student Code of Professional Conduct In brief the code stipulates that students are to conduct themselves as they would as employees in a business meeting Dress is casual in our organization but hats are not to be worn in our business meetings Violations of academic integrity standards cheating plagiarism etc will be penalized to the fullest extent proscribed in the SU Student Handbook DISABILITIES Please provide the instructor with the appropriate documentation of any disability which affects your performance in this course COURSE OBJECTIVES To provide knowledge about the actual practice of managing To develop an understanding of the historical foundation of management and how it has become an international core of knowledge instead of solely an American discipline To improve your ability to examine managerial problems and develop feasible alternatives that can result in better decisions To develop a better understanding of yourself and others TEXT Daft Richard L Marcic D Understanding Management 6th ed Mason OH SouthWestern 2009 ISBN 978 0324 56838 7 The accompanying Study Guide is optional The instructor will supply review questions for each chapter To access the review questions If you are viewing this on the Internet click on review questions in the previous sentence or at the top of this page The review questions can also be found on the computer system s k drive There they are in Microsoft Word To find the k drive when in My Computer look for the word School Then in succession go to Perdue MGMT and MGMT320 Decker GRADING Test 1 Fri Feb 27 100 pts Test 2 Mon March 30 100 pts Test 3 Fri Apr 24 100 pts Final Exam Thursday May 14 150 pts 2 Individual Cases 25 pts each 50 pts Participation 50 pts Resume Draft due Fri Feb 20 Voluntary Re write Fri March 6 Revision if necessary Fri Apr 3 50 pts Team Presentation May 4 or 8 100 pts SCALE 90 or higher A 80 but less than 90 B 70 but less than 80 C 60 but less than 70 D Less than 60 F TEST DATES AND COVERAGE Questions may be multiple choice matching or short essays MAKEUP TESTS will be given only under very unusual circumstances For Test 1 Fri Feb 27 Chapters 1 2 3 4 For Test 2 Mon March 30 Chapters 5 6 7 9 For Test 3 Fri Apr 24 Chapters 10 11 12 14 For Final Exam Thursday May 14 This will be a selectively COMPREHENSIVE final exam including Ch 15 Appendix B and prior chapters to be announced later POWERPOINT SLIDES You will have access to PowerPoint slides for each chapter through the SU computer network k drive or the Internet The slides shown in class will not always be identical to those available on the network for several reasons 1 There are slides on the network that we do not have time to discuss in class These generally summarize textbook material 2 Due to possible recent changes the two sets may not be at exactly the same stage of updating 3 Some combining and elimination of cartoons and titles etc have been done to reduce the number of pages you have to print out 4 As a reward for coming to class you get to see exciting bonus slides If you print the slides please help save trees Do not click on the printer icon but rather the word file and then the word print Select the print what option of handouts instead of slides to get 6 slides per page or 3 per page which leaves space for notes When you select the number of slides per page it is also helpful to select pure black and white to reduce printing time and ink usage PowerPoint Slides You may have difficulty accessing the course materials if you are using Windows Vista If you have such problems please let me know and I will try to get them fixed PARTICIPATION The instructor s philosophy is that learning is primarily the responsibility of the individual but it is enhanced by cooperative effort Cooperative learning includes participating in class discussions and contributing to the efforts of one s group on smallgroup assignments These assignments are designed to foster active involvement with the subject matter and the opportunity to learn from other students as well as to contribute to other students learning an activity which strengthens one s own comprehension The participation grade will be determined from 1 Attendance More than 4 unexcused absences will be detrimental to your score in participation and will affect borderline decisions negatively Note Students leaving before the end of a class without permission will not receive full attendance credit 2 Quality of the Group Assignments Produced 3 Peer Evaluations from the team case assignment 4 Individual contributions to class discussions RESUME A portion of the course will focus on self management Therefore each student will be required to write a resume Your draft resume is required for the Friday Feb 20 class A voluntary re write of the March 26 version may be submitted no later than Friday March 6 If you are required to revise it the final resume is due Friday Apr 3 Late resumes will be penalized 5 per day INDIVIDUAL CASE ASSIGNMENTS As listed in the day by day schedule below six cases are assigned for discussion in class These are in


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