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Course Number: MAN 3240 Course Title: Organizational Theory... Management Palm Beach State College Course Syllabus – Classroom Course
Palm Beach State College
Course Syllabus – Classroom Course
General Class and Course Information
Course Number: MAN 3240 Course Title: Organizational Theory and
Management
Term/Dates:Fall 2016 8/23/16-12/19/16
Reference Number: 216476
Credit Hours:
Clock Hours: NA
3
Days: T R
Time: 8:00 - 9:15am
Room: CBP 307
Course Description: This course is a study of individual and group behavior in organizations. Students will develop an
understanding of how organizations can be managed more effectively. Course content includes motivation, group
dynamics, conflict resolution, goal setting and rewards, job design, work stress, power/politics, and organizational
change and development.
Gordon Rule Class
This class has been designated as a Gordon Rule class for writing. This means that the course has significant writing
requirements. Please see the web page at
http://www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Documents/Gordon_Rule_Statement_Student.pdf
(this section must be deleted if the course is not a Gordon Rule writing class).
Professor’s Information
Name: Dr. Gordon R. Haley
Telephone: 561.868.4120
Faculty Web Page:
www.palmbeachstate.edu/faculty/index.asp?id=haleyg
Office Location: CBP227
Email: [email protected]
Office Hours: MW:2:00-4:00pm TR: 10:00-11:00am;2:004:00pm
Information on REQUIRED Textbooks:
-Title
Organizational Behavior
Edition Author
13th
Schermerhorn
Publisher
Wiley
ISBN
Supplementary Books/Materials
Title
NA
Edition Author
NA
NA
Publisher
NA
ISBN
NA
9781118979822
Other Information on Textbooks and Materials needed for class:
NA
Course Learning Outcomes: As a result of taking this course, the student will be able to:
1.
Compare and contrast the theories of motivation as related to the work environment and differences in
performance.
2.
Demonstrate an understanding of group dynamics and conflict resolution.
3.
Demonstrate an understanding of the dimensions of organizational structure, design, culture, power and
politics, and change.
4.
Evaluate various organizational behavioral situations and determine the course of action available from a
manager’s perspective.
5.
Demonstrate an understanding of diversity issues, multiculturalism and individual differences
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Full Course Outline - Click on the following link: Course Outlines and enter the course number (no space between the
prefix and the number).
Class Information
Group Assignments:
Organization Culture Profile (10%)
Each group will select one of the following companies (group must select different companies for the CEO Profile and
the Org Culture Profile):
Google
McDonalds
PepsiCo
Citigroup
Zappos
Disney
Exxon Mobil
United Healthcare
Southwest
Target
General Electric
Johnson & Johnson
Hewlett Packard
Walmart
Bank of America
Boeing
Xerox
Facebook
Verizon
Comcast
DuPont
The Home Depot
American Express
Oracle
Procter & Gamble
Apple
J P Morgan Chase
Goldman Sachs
Wynn Resorts
HTC
CVS Caremark
FedEx
Groups are to investigate and prepare a report and presentation about the culture of the organization. The report must
include answers to at least the following questions:
1)
2)
3)
What is the culture of the organization?
How do you know that this is the culture (i.e., what are the signs of the culture)?
What caused the organization to have this culture?
4)
What is the effect of the culture on the organization, the employees, and on society (make sure you
address all three groups)?
Can the culture be changed?
5)
The report must be professionally written and extremely well organized. Do not put in fluff—it should be precise and
concise but also complete. Reports must include a list of sources used to find the information. Students are encouraged
to access resources from the company, and to contact organizational members as part of their research.
Students will be asked to prepare a brief but effective overview of their findings to present to the class. Each group will
have ten minutes to present. The effectiveness of this presentation within the time limit will be included as part of the
grade. You should have different students present for the group projects so that each student in the group presents at
least once.
CEO Profile (10%)
Each group will select one of the following CEOs/leaders (group must select different companies for the CEO Profile and
the Org Culture Profile): Larry Page (Google), Tony Hsieh (Zappos), Gary Kelly (Southwest Airlines), Meg Whitman
(Hewlett Packard), Ursula Burns (Xerox), Terri Kelly (W.L. Gore), Ellen Kullman (DuPont), Bob McDonald (Procter &
Gamble), or an alternative assigned by the instructor.
Groups are to investigate and prepare a report about the leadership style and effectiveness of the selected CEO. The
report must include answers to at least the following questions:
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1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
What is the background of the CEO (briefly!)?
What is the CEO’s leadership style and philosophy?
What are the leader’s values?
What are the person’s biggest strengths? Weaknesses?
If you had to describe one quality that contributes most to this leader’s success what would it be?
What can you most learn from studying this leader?
Students will also prepare a brief but effective overview of their findings to present to the class. Each group will have
ten minutes. The effectiveness of this presentation within the time limit will be included as part of the grade. You should
have different students present for the group projects so that each student in the group presents at least once
Final Group Project (Group paper 15% - Oral Presentation 10% = 25%)
Students will be assigned a group research paper. Each group has to submit a written paper and present it in class.
General descriptions are as follows:
• Topic: “How to Motivate Employees”
• Part 1: Abstract
• Part 2: Introduction to the Organization
Select a real-world organization of your choice
Perform a comprehensive overview of the organization.
Introduce problem, issue, weakness, or threat in organization’s motivating strategies/techniques.
• Part 3: Review of the Literature
Discuss factors that greatly affect the performance of an employee in a company based on some core theories
learned from the textbook.
Use some further theories to analyze the motivation and how to motivate employees.
• Part 4: Organizational Data and Analysis
Perform an analysis of the organization’s current motivation strategies/techniques.
Discuss the “outcome” of the current motivation strategies/techniques, using the theories presented in 3 parts.
Part 5: Summary, Recommendations, and Conclusions
Summarize the research and present a series of recommendations based on the analysis findings
Remind the audience of the problem stated in Part 2
Discuss the idea based on the research findings.
Requirements:
• Use your text as a reference for describing the styles, types, and categories you observe.
• A minimum of seven articles from peer-reviewed journals and three different textbooks are required as references
(minimum total of 10).
• The paper must be well written with proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and references.
• The paper will be a minimum of 10 to 12 typed pages plus a cover page and a reference page, bringing the total to 13
or 14 pages.
• The paper will be double-spaced using 12-point “Times New Roman” font and standard one-inch margins.
• The paper must be correctly formatted and documented using the APA style.
• The final paper must be submitted to “SafeAssign.com.”
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Course Schedule
Date
Lesson or Activity
08/24
Chapter 1
08/29
Chapter 2
08/31
09/07
09/12
09/14
09/19
09/21
09/26
09/28
10/03
10/05
10/10
10/12
10/17
10/19
10/24
10/26
10/31
11/02
11/07
11/09
11/14
11/16
11/21
11/23
11/28
11/30
12/05
12/07
Topic
Introduction to Org Behavior
Individual Differences, Values and
Diversity
Chapter 3
Emotions Attitudes and Job
Satisfaction
Chapter 4
Perception, Attribution and Learning
Exam 1
Chapters 1-4
Chapter 5
Motivation Theories
Chapter 6
Motivation and Performance
Chapter 7
Teams in Organizations
Chapter 8
Teamwork and Team Performance
Exam 2
Chapters 5-8
Chapter 9
Decision Making and Creativity
Chapter 10
Conflict and Negotiation
Chapter 11
Communication and Collaboration
Chapter 12
Power and Politics
Group Presentations
Chapter 13
12/12
Leadership Essentials
Review for Final Exam Chapter 9-13
Final Exam – Chapters 9-13
Academic Dishonesty Policy and Penalty for Violation:
Academic dishonesty includes the following actions, as well as other similar conduct aimed at making false
representation with respect to the student's academic performance:
(1) Cheating on an exam, (2) Collaborating with others on work to be presented, if contrary to the stated rules of the
course, (3) Submitting, if contrary to the rules of the course, work previously submitted in another course, (4) Knowingly
and intentionally assisting another student in any of the above actions, including assistance in an arrangement whereby
work, classroom performance, examination, or other activity is submitted or performed by a person other that the
student under whose name the work is submitted or performed, (5) Plagiarism.
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Assignments, Tests, Quizzes and Final Exam Schedule, with percentage/points of grade:
Assignments
Class Participation
Exams
Group Assignments
Final Exam
Total:
Grade Points
5
30
45
20
100
Grading Scale
A=90-100
B =80-89
C = 70-79
D = 60-69
F =59 and below
Grading:
Letter Grade
A
B
C
D
F
P
N
S
U
Points
90-100
80-89
70-79
60-69
59 and below
Percentage (if applicable)
Class Policies
Attendance: Professors are required to take attendance.
Professors are required to take attendance. For this express term course, you are permitted no more
than 2 absences during the term. Coming late by 15 minutes or more—or leaving prior to the scheduled end time—will
equate to an absence. Grade reductions for the course will be assessed when final grades are assigned if the 2-absence
rule is violated during the term.
Please arrive to class on time.
Electronic Device Use and Email Policy:
Cell phones will be turned off before class starts. No cell phone calls or text messaging during class. If the professor sees
or reasonbly believes a student is using or is otherwise engaged with his/her cell phone, the student will be required to
withdraw from the course at the end of the class period in question. Portable listening and/or music devices may not be
operated in the classroom. Headphones and/or ear buds of any type may not be worn while in the classroom whether
operating or not. Laptop PCs are not permitted unless specifically authorized by the professor exclusively for note
taking. If you are in violation of these policies you will be excused from class and an absence will be assessed.
Late Assignment Policy:
Coursework and assignments are expected to be completed within the stated time frame for each week. No late
assignments will be accepted unless prior authorization granted from the instructor. In case such an authorization is
granted, a grade deduction will be applied at the discretion of the professor.
Make-up Exam Policy:
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If there are extenuating or unforeseen circumstances, professor must be contacted prior to missing a test, a quiz, or an
assignment to authorize a makeup date. No make-up assignment, quiz, or test will accepted unless prior authorization
granted from the instructor.
Withdrawal Policy:
The last day to withdraw from a College course with a "W" grade in this course is April 16, 2014. It is the responsibility of
the student to use the PantherWeb system or visit a campus Registrar’s office to withdraw. An official withdrawal
entitles the student to a grade of "W" in the class.
If the student does not attend, participate, and complete assignments of the first two weeks of the course, the professor
maintains the right to withdraw that student from the class.
College Policies and Web Information
Academic Dishonesty
Academic dishonesty includes the following actions, as well as other similar conduct aimed at making false representation with
respect to the student's academic performance:
(1) Cheating on an exam, (2) Collaborating with others on work to be presented, if contrary to the stated rules of the course,
(3) Submitting, if contrary to the rules of the course, work previously submitted in another course, (4) Knowingly and intentionally
assisting another student in any of the above actions, including assistance in an arrangement whereby work, classroom
performance, examination, or other activity is submitted or performed by a person other that the student under whose name the
work is submitted or performed, (5) Plagiarism.
Please refer to the Palm Beach State College Student Handbook (www.palmbeachstate.edu/current for link to the student
handbook).
Classroom Etiquette and Student Behavior Guidelines
Students will demonstrate respect for professors and fellow students. Behavior that is disruptive to a positive learning environment
reported by the professor will result in a warning on the first instance; the second instance might result in expulsion from the course
or campus.
Computer Competency Component
Each student will, to the satisfaction of the professor, demonstrate a fundamental understanding of basic computer operations
through various professor-determined exercises and/or assignments.
Disability Support Services
Students with disabilities are advised, in compliance with federal and state laws, that accommodations and services are available
through the office of Disability Support Services (DSS). It is the student's responsibility to contact Disabled Student Services Advisors
and to submit appropriate documentation prior to receiving services. Please see the website at www.palmbeachstate.edu/current
for web address for Disability Support Services.
Eating, Drinking and Smoking
Eating and drinking are confined to areas designated on the campus. Smoking is not permitted in any College building and only in
areas designated at each campus.
Final Course Grade Appeal
The evaluation of academic work is the responsibility of the faculty member/instructor. The method for assigning the final course
grade is established by the faculty member/instructor. Per Board Rule 6Hx-18-3.191, faculty/instructors shall communicate the
grading policy of the course to their students in writing. If this policy changes during the term, students should be notified of any
changes in writing. The method to determine final course grades must be given to students in a course syllabus at the beginning of
the class. Should a student have a question about a final course grade, please follow the procedures as outlined in the student
handbook: www.palmbeachstate.edu/current.
Mid-Term Grade Reporting
Within one week after the close of the mid-term grading period, mid-term grades will be made available to all students for each
class by either written notification or individual conference.
Student Responsibility Policy
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When a student attends the College, s/he becomes subject to its jurisdiction. Students are expected to conduct themselves in a
responsible manner, in all areas of campus life. By enrolling, they pledge to obey the rules and regulations of the College and are
responsible for observing all College policies and procedures as published in the student handbook, the College catalog and other
College publications. The student will be responsible for preparing for class, participating in class, and completing assignments on
time.
Palm Beach State Websites of Interest
Please see this web page (www.palmbeachstate.edu/current) for a list of web addresses for students.
Withdrawal Policy for Individual Courses
The last day to withdraw from a College course with a "W" grade in this course is (Click here and type the withdrawal date for your
course from the online class roster). It is the responsibility of the student to use the PantherWeb system or visit a campus Registrar’s
office to withdraw. An official withdrawal entitles the student to a grade of "W" in the class.
Department Contact Information
Name: Dr. C. Thomas Capers
Telephone: 561.868.4111
Job Title: Department Chair
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Office Location: CBP120
Email: [email protected]
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