Tentative CLASS SCHEDULE – “READING” Denotes Your reading

(there are breaks in spring and fall)

 

Class Week

Chapter Topics

Always Review Posted Material on Web Site in Addition to Chapter Review

In class work will support your understanding of the readings you do

 Reading – Chapter

All readings assigned for week must be completed by the end of the week. Additional readings may be assigned. Keep up with mgmt303.com and you will be fine

1

Intro to the course

 

Read Ch 1 – Managers and Managing

2

Evolution of Mgt Thought

Read Ch 2, Evolution of Mgt Thought pages 32-54

3

The Manager as a Person

Read Ch 3, pages 63-83

4

Assessment - 1 and 2

Ethics and Social Responsibility

Please see Week 4 post for specific areas of focus in Chapter 4

5

 

 Effective Groups and Teams

Read Ch 15 – Effective Groups and Teams

6

Motivation and Performance

Read Ch 13 – Motivation and Performance, up to goal setting theory.

7

Leadership

Read Ch 14: Topics(pages vary with editions, so find the discussions) Leadership across cultures, Trait and behavior models of leadership, Fiedler's contingency model, House's Path-Goal theory, Transformational leadership, Gender and Leadership, Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

8

Managing Diverse Employees

Read Ch 5 - It's short, and you'll benefit from the reading

9- off

Week 10 ->

Decision Making

Read Ch 7 - it's interesting!

11

Promoting Group Creativity

Read Ch 7 203-209

12

Managing in a Global Environment

 

Read Chapter 6

13

The Manager as Planner and Strategist

Managing Organizational Structure and Culture

Read Chapter 8

Read Chapter 10

14

Organizational Control and Change

Read Chapter 11 – pp 314-331

14

Promoting Effective Communication

Read Chapter 16

15

Conflict, Politics, & Negotiation

Read Chapter 17

 

 

 

 

Cumulative Final (key learnings – we will review)

 

 

 

 




 

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Linda Clark-Borre, PMP


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