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Unformatted text preview: MAN 320F Foundations of Organizational Behavior and Administration Spring 2012 Sections 04235 | Tue/Thu 8:00 to 9:30a.m. | UTC 2.102A 04240 | Tue/Thu 9:30 to 11:00a.m. | UTC 2.102A Instructor Dr. Kristie Loescher Office CBA 2.216 Email [email protected] Phone (512) 471-9318 Office Hours Mon/Wed 2:00p.m. to 3:00p.m. Tue/Thu 11:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. and by appointment Teaching Assistants Niki Virani ( [email protected] ) Office Hours : Tue 530-630p.m. and by appointment CBA 2.216 Cody Rothschild ( [email protected] ) Office Hours: Fri 10:00-11:00a.m. and by appointment CBA 2.216 Prerequisites • Upper division standing (completion of a minimum of 60 credit hours) 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. Emphasis is placed on the importance of ethical leadership in organizations. Course Objectives 1. Explore the management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling at the individual, group, and organizational level 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. Apply organizational behavior and management theories to practice in the classroom, organization, and society through readings from modern management literature MAN 320F Fall 2011 K. Loescher Page 1 of 9 Required Materials Textbook I-Clicker A custom textbook ( available at the co-op) containing: Management 11 th Edition by Stephen Robbins and Mary Coulter, and selected articles from The Manager’s Bookshelf, 8 th & 9 th Edition by Jon Pierce and John Newstrom. ISBN: 1256285056 (Publisher: Pearson) I-Clicker remote device that allows you to respond to questions posed during class. ISBN: 0716779390. If you already own an i-clicker, it can be registered for this class. Blackboard Homework assignments must be completed on Blackboard Grading The course grade will include the following components: Exam #1 25% Exam #2 25% Exam #3 25% Homework 15% Class Attendance 10% Final Exam - CumulativeOptional – replace or improve an exam grade Due to the large class size, make-up exams will not be available and earlier alternative test dates will only be available with prior approval and with documentation of exigent circumstances. However, the final exam is optional and may be used to prior approval and with documentation of exigent circumstances....
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