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HRM 1901 FALL 2010

HRM 1901 FALL 2010 - HRM 1901 Fall 2010 Kathleen A Davis...

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HRM 1901 Kathleen A. Davis, J.D. Fall 2010 [email protected] Honors Organization & Management CLASS AND CONTACT INFORMATION : When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30-1:50 p.m. Where: Alter 233 Office: 345 Alter Hall Email : [email protected] Administrative Coordinator, HRM Dept: Mrs. Arlene Dowd, 333 Alter, 204-8099 Office Hours: most Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:15 to 3:30 pm and by appt. Cell Phone: 610-291-3605 (till 8 p.m.) Home Fax: 610-948-7336 PREREQUISITES : English CO 50/RO 50 or Honors equivalent ACADEMIC FREEDOM STATEMENT Freedom to teach and freedom to learn are inseparable facets of academic freedom. The  University has adopted a policy on Student and Faculty Academic Rights and Responsibilities  (Policy # 03.70.02) which can be accessed through the following link:  http://policies.temple.edu/ getdoc.asp?policy_no=03.70.02 . COURSE OUTLINE AND EXPECTATIONS LEARNING OBJECTIVES This is a first course in the field of study known as “general management.” Students take a course like this one in business schools all over the country. The course is designed to help you gain a basic understanding of how business organizations are created, designed, function and motivate their employees. Increasingly, non-profit organizations are adopting similar corporate models as they attempt to focus upon and define the work of their organizations. You will also begin to learn the “language of business” by reading the assigned books, the Wall Street Journal , and other business publications. Whatever major or career you choose, understanding these topics will help you understand the company, agency, firm, or non profit you might like to work for or that you may be curious about. We will examine strategy, information management and performance issues. Throughout our considerations of these topics, we will look at the ethical issues and decisions involved in employee behavior and performance. At the end of the course, you should be able to decide what kind of organizations you may want to create or work for – and those you want to ignore. You may have a new perspective to your major or even decide your interests have shifted. Our learning objectives are: 1
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To understand essential management concepts and application: planning, organizing, leading, controlling, execution and judgment. To understand how to value and balance human and financial capital in organizations and to use human capital as a competitive advantage. To understand fundamental concepts and application of organizational behavior: motivation, teamwork, communications, human resources and diversity. To gain an understanding of what a manager’s job is like and how well it fits with your interests.   GROUND RULES OFFICE HOURS:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:15-3:30 p.m. or by appointment. If your schedule is full during my hours, please send me an email that states when you are available. There may be time to talk before or after class, but please remember I teach two classes back to back at 11 and again at 12:30.
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