MAN 320F - Foundations of Management - Loesher 72130

MAN 320F - Foundations of Management - Loesher 72130 - MAN...

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MAN 320F Summer 2008 Foundations of Organizational Behavior and Administration Instructor Info Sections Dr. Kristie Loescher ( kristie.loescher@mccombs.utexas.edu       72130 Mon-Fri 830 GSB  2.214 Office :   CBA 2.216 Phone:   (512) 471-9318 Office hours :   Mon/Wed/Fri 10:00-11:00 p.m. and by appointment                TAs:    Michelle Grozier ( mrgrozier@mail.utexas.edu Office:   CBA 2.216 (same as instructor) Office Hours: Tue 4:00-5:00 p.m. and by appointment Prerequisites Upper division standing (completion of a minimum of 60 credit hours) Grade Point Average of 2.0 or better Required Materials A custom textbook  available only at the co-op  containing:  One-Key passcode for access to online  content,  Management 9 th  Edition  by Stephen Robbins and Mary Coulter, selected material from  Management 8 th  Edition  by Richard Daft, and selected articles from  The Manager’s Bookshelf, 8 th  Edition  by  Jon Pierce and John Newstrom. Other required and supplemental readings will be provided on Blackboard. Course Description This upper-division course is designed for non-business majors. The course is structured to provide  students with an introduction to management of organizations and organizational behavior. A broad  perspective of behavior in organizations will be covered.  Emphasis is placed on the central importance of  ethical leadership in organizations. Course Objectives 1. Provide an introduction to the management of human behavior in organizations by exploring  concepts and information associated with the process of managing organizations and the behavior  of the individuals and groups within the organizational setting 2. Analyze how cognitive, behavioral, and emotional outcomes contribute to  and sustain  organizations, identifying processes and methods that can improve the behavior, attitudes, and  effectiveness of organizational members, with a particular emphasis on ethical decision making  and change management 3. Explore the management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling at the  individual, group, and organizational level 4. Apply organizational behavior and management theories to practice in the classroom,  organization, and society through readings from modern management literature Grading The course grade will include the following components:  Exam #1 25% Exam #2 25% Exam #3 25% Homework 15% Class Attendance 10% MAN 320F – Loescher Summer 2008 Page 1
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You may earn up to  2% extra credit  for either (1) participating in approved research studies during the  semester or (2) writing a 10-page paper discussing research from at least 2 management journal articles. 
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