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Towson University
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Mngt 361 - Leadership And Management
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PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT MANAGEMENT 361 FALL 2014 Sec 005 8 00 a m 9 15 a m Sec 006 9 30 a m 10 45 a m Sec 007 11 00 a m 12 15 p m Sec 010 3 30 p m 4 45 p m Day Tuesday and Thursday Room ST 226 Professor Donald N McCulloh Sr Office Stephens Hall Rm 118A Phone 410 704 2240 Fax 410 704 3236 Email dmcculloh towson edu Web http pages towson edu mcculloh Office Hours Tuesday Thursday 1 30 3 00 p m Prerequisites Junior major standing Course Description This course focuses on explaining and understanding management functions and processes in terms of planning organizing leading and controlling Topics include management history international management diversity management and organizational culture Students will develop core management skills using experiential learning and applied case analyses Learning Objectives 1 Analyze how planning organizing leading and controlling functions enhance organizational performance 2 Describe how motivation leadership organizational culture effective team management and human resource management contribute to organizational performance 3 Apply critical thinking to management decisions a Identify problems and or opportunities using relevant disciplinary concepts b Generate and evaluate feasible alternatives c Develop comprehensive justified conclusions and recommendations using qualitative and or quantitative tools 4 Explain the evolution and origins of the management discipline since the scientific management revolution 5 Explain the effect of international influences and globalization on organizations 6 Apply ethics in business decision making considering the impact on multiple stakeholders 7 Apply and enhance diversity management skills 8 Develop unique personal and effective styles of leadership and management To assist the student in developing a personal philosophy of management and leadership Required Text Robbins Stephen P DeCenzo David A and Coulter Mary Fundamentals of Management Pearson Prentice Hall 2013 Eighth Edition or others Seventh or Nine Skills to be covered through skills building exercises and or case analyses Power politics and influence Active listening and communication Effective leadership Effective teamwork Delegating empowerment Motivation and trust Interviewing Managing conflict Negotiating Setting goals Developing and justifying decisions Diversity management Ethical behavior Feedback and performance evaluation Course Topics Foundations of planning and strategic management Foundations of HRM Organizational culture and environment Organizational structure Foundations of group behavior Evolution of management thought and discipline history Managing in a global environment IB Effective diversity management Foundations of individual behavior and leadership Assignments Readings Students are expected and encouraged to complete the readings for each chapter before class and be prepared to participate actively in class discussions about substantive issues in management Each student is expected to participate KSA Assessment Learning Assessment The academic programs at Towson University College of Business and Economics are internationally accredited by the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB Each academic year as an ongoing process of this educational quality certification program the Management Department conducts routine assessment of students depth of learning in selected dimensions of knowledge skills and attitudes KSAs as well as content mastery of selected business topics offered by the departmental curricula Students enrolled in MNGT 361 Principles of Management in the Fall 2014 semester will be assessed as to their respective proficiency level achieved on the dimension of Critical and Creative Thinking and Testing your Integrity I Q skills as learned through the course instructions Student participation in these assessment activities as part of the department s overall learning program is mandatory and carries 14 approximately of the course grade Detailed instructions regarding this semester s assessment activities will be provided by the course instructor Exams The 3 exams each valued at 100 points will be given according to the class schedule outline Each exam will consist of questions from course materials discussions and lectures Exams are non cumulative Early exams will not be given without exceptional reasons Grading Exams 3 Critical and Creative Thinking Academic Integrity Quiz Ethics Attendance 300 points 40 points 10 points 15 points 365 points Exams Exams will consist of True False Multiple Choice and Short Essays Final Grade The final grade for this course will be the plus minus grade system The grades will be based on the following cutoff points A 93 A 90 92 99 B 87 89 99 B 83 86 99 B 80 82 99 C 76 79 99 C 70 75 99 D 67 69 99 D 60 66 99 F 60 FX 339 45 365 00 points 328 50 339 44 points 317 55 328 49 points 302 95 317 54 points 292 00 302 94 points 277 40 291 99 points 255 50 277 39 points 244 55 255 49 points 219 00 244 54 points 219 points 4 00 3 67 3 33 3 00 2 67 2 33 2 00 1 67 1 00 0 00 0 00 Grade Appeals The Undergraduate Catalog 2013 2014 page 16 Disagreements Related to Grading provides the procedure for addressing any concerns you may have about your grades Additional resources available for independent review include Wall Street Journal Business Week Baltimore Business Journal Forbes Harvard Business Review Fast Company California Management Review Fortune Inc The Magazine for Growing Companies The Baltimore Sun Business section Make Up Exam Policy Exams are to be taken on the date assigned If there is an emergency a make up exam may be scheduled Academic Integrity A significant component embedded in Management Department s core values is academic integrity Towards this objective the faculty members in the department will assess that student work submitted for academic credit in the courses taught by them is authentic as well as consistent with established academic standards Examples of academic behaviors considered a violation of academic integrity are plagiarism fabrication and falsification cheating complicity in academic dishonesty abuse of academic materials and multiple submissions among others Detailed explanations of academic conduct that constitute such violations of academic integrity and its consequences are to be found in the Towson University document titled Student Academic Integrity Policy Students are urged to review this document at www towson edu


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