INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT &
MAN 3025, SECTION 004
Room MU 201
Port St. Lucie (MU 228):
This is a web-assisted course.
announcements, documents, grades, etc. will be handled through Blackboard.
Gomez-Mejia, L.R., Balkin, D.B., & Cardy, R.L. (2006).
Performance, Change, 3
New York, New York:
This course provides an introduction to managerial principles and practices with emphasis on
planning, organizing, and staffing.
It will also include information on leading and control
procedure techniques within the context of an organization – “a group of people working
together in a structured and coordinated fashion to achieve a set of goals.”
“defined as a set of activities (including planning and decision making, organizing, leading and
controlling) directed at an organization’s resources (human, financial, physical, and information),
with the aim of achieving organizational goals in an efficient and effective manner.”
behavioral science foundation will be utilized within the framework of current knowledge and
research on organizational behavior.
The environmental context of Management will also be
explored, with particular emphasis on the global, multicultural and ethical issues now
To provide a comprehensive overview of organizational behavior concepts.
Provide a functional and practical understanding of how individuals, groups, and
organizational structures impact organizational effectiveness.
Analysis of organizational contexts and the application of OB concepts to improve