BMGT 364 Session 1 - Course Introduction - BB version

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Unformatted text preview: © Copyright 2010 Course Overview BMGT 364: Management and Organizational Theory Spring 2011; Session 1 Jennifer Armstrong Department of Management & Organization © Copyright 2010 Welcome and Introduction Introductions Syllabus and expectations What is management? Ahead for next session Agenda © Copyright 2010 Introductions © Copyright 2010 Beyond the bio… © Copyright 2010 A little about you… Name? Major? Management Experience? A nice to know … © Copyright 2010 Topics Covered Globalization Competitive Advantage Management Skills Organizational Environment Organizational Culture Ethics Social Responsibility Strategic management Decision Making Innovation Change Management Global Management Teams Human Resources Mgt Motivation Leadership Entrepreneurship © Copyright 2010 Some of the Questions Addressed Can Americans Compete in a Global Economy? Why Do Good Companies Go Bad? What does it Take to be a Great Manager? Why Good Managers Make Bad Ethical Decisions? Can Corporate Social Responsibility Be More Than a Cost or Constraint? Does Strategy Matter? How do Great Companies Achieve Extraordinary Results? Why Do Dream Teams Often Fail? Can People Really Change When it is a Matter of Actual Life or Death? © Copyright 2010 Variety of modes: lectures, guest speaker, cases, exercises, readings from business press, film clips, assessment tools Open and engaging discussion, participation Engagement by all individual and group learning Emphasize integration and application Push ourselves and each other intellectually Course Philosophy © Copyright 2010 Lecture Policies Turn off all cell phones Put away all newspapers, books, and other materials not related to our class – keeping your attention on the lecture helps you when it comes to the exam. Avoid side conversations, texting, and eating during class Treat your fellow students and professor with respect by being polite and considerate. Avoid coming to class late, and leaving early. © Copyright 2010 Laptop Policy Use of personal laptops in class is not permitted. Using a laptop during class to email, chat, IM, browse facebook, play games, and working on assignments for other classes is incompatible with a college classroom and create a distraction to neighbors and people seated in rows further back. In addition, these activities reduce your grade. HOWEVER, if you are accustomed to taking notes electronically, you can request an exception. People with permission to use a laptop will be asked to sit in the front of the...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course BMGT 364 taught by Professor Wellman during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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