MGMT 340 Fall 2011 Syllabus

MGMT 340 Fall 2011 - University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Managerial Studies Instructor P Thompson MGMT 340 Fall 2011 Syllabus

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University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Managerial Studies Management 340 Instructor: P. Thompson MGMT 340 Fall 2011 Syllabus.doc Introduction to Organizations Page 1 Revised: 11 August 2011 General Information Office Telephone 312.996.4481 Home Telephone: 708.524.8414 (Please use discretion as to the hour you call.) E- Mail: [email protected] Office UH 2220 Office Hours: Tuesday: 9:30-10:45, 1:00 – 1:45 Thursday only: 9:30-10:45, 1:00 – 1:45 NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY—FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED Other times by appointment. (This means: call the office–I might be there.) Course Description Introduction to Management is a survey course. It touches upon a large number of topics, none of them in depth. Nonetheless, by the end of the course students should have gained a broad perspective on organizations and the art and science of getting work done through people. The study of management draws from economics, anthropology, philosophy, political science, sociology, social psychology, and psychology. The main topics in the course are listed in the schedule below. Required Text Fundamentals of Management: Essential Concepts and Applications (7th Ed.) Robbins, S. P., DeCenzo, D. A. and Coulter, M. (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall) 2011. ISBN13: 978-0-13-610982-2 ISBN10: 0-13-610982-9 Course Objectives Management is an applied course, which is to say that the course objective is to prepare students to manage organizations or parts of them. Having said that, it is also true that management is the subject of academic study. Some of you may develop an interest in the topic sufficiently strong to inspire you to become a lifetime student, that is, a professor, of management. At the end of the course, the diligent student should be able to describe the major principles of management define management concepts and terms and distinguish among them identify which principle(s) of management applies in a given situation explain cause and effect in management situations
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University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Managerial Studies Management 340 Instructor: P. Thompson MGMT 340 Fall 2011 Syllabus.doc Introduction to Organizations Page 2 Revised: 11 August 2011 Course Requirements Earning Homework Points You may earn your homework points by submitting written answers to exercises in the textbook. There are four types of exercises: Exercise Points Understanding Yourself (S) 10 Understanding the Chapter (U) 10 Case Application (C) 14 Right or Wrong (E) 16 You may earn up to 150 points
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MGMT 340 Fall 2011 - University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Managerial Studies Instructor P Thompson MGMT 340 Fall 2011 Syllabus

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