Required text: Prerequisites: Course Description: Instructor/Student

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MGMT3611E02
AdvancedManagementandOrganizationalBehavior
Monday&Wednesday,9:30-10:45a.m.
SocialScienceBusiness(SSB)204
Instructor:
Email:
Office:
OfficeHours:
Mailbox:
SarahHill,M.A.
[email protected]
Tower1004
Beforeandafterclass,astimepermits,andbyappointment(pleaseemail)
Tower1007(*doorisoftenlocked;secretary’sofficeisinTower1107)
Requiredtext:
OrganizationalBehavior,10thedition.Kreitner,Robert&Kinicki,Angelo(2013).McGraw-HillIrwin,
UnitedStatesofAmerica
• Youmustusethe10theditionofthetextbook.
• Thistextbookisrequiredandimportantfortests.
Prerequisites:
Juniorstanding(minimumof60credithours),GradeofC-orhigherinBA3600,&anoverallGPAof2.0
CourseDescription:
BuildinguponMGMT3600,courseprovidesamoredetailedexaminationofmotivation,leadership,groupprocess,
decisionmaking,jobdesign,andorganizationaldevelopment.Inadditiontoprovidingmoredetailintermsofcontent,
thiscourseprovidesthestudentwithconsiderablepracticalexperiencethroughtheuseofclassexercises,projects,and
classdiscussions.
MyGateway:ThiscoursewillutilizeMyGateway.Iwillpostassignments,notes,classexercises,aswellas
announcementsregardingtestdates,duedates,schedulechanges,andgrades.Itwillbecriticalthatyoucheckthesite
frequently.Youshouldbecomefamiliarwiththeprogramifyouhavenotalready.
Additionally,MyGatewayusesyourUMSLassignede-mailaddresstocontactyou.Iwillusethisemailaddressto
contactyouthroughtheMyGatewaysystem.AllemailcommunicationwillgotoyourUMSLemail.Youwillneedto
checkthisemailonaregularbasis(atleasttwiceweekly).
OfficeHours:Aregulartimeisnotscheduled,butIamverywillingtomakeappointmentsasnecessaryifyougiveme
reasonablewarning.Allyouneedtodoisaskme(inpersonoremail)andwecansetupatime.Additionally,Idouse
BlackboardInstantMessenger(providedbyUMSL),andcanarrangetomeetviachat.YoucandownloadBlackboard
InstantMessengerfromtheMyGatewaymainpage,orusethislinkdirectly:
https://www.blackboardim.com/user/faces/settings.xhtml.Mycontactinformation(aswellasalloftheclass)will
automaticallyload.
Instructor/StudentCommunication:
Iencourageallstudentstocontactmeviaemailorinclassifthereareanyissuesregardingtheclass,semester,etc.
Hereareafewrules/guidelinestooptimizeemailcommunication:
a. Youmustlistthecourse#(forex:MGMT3611).Ifyouareemailingmeregardinganassignment,putthe
assignmenttitleinthesubjectline
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b. YoumustsaveacopyoftheemailinyourSentFiles,incaseIdon’treceiveit.IfIdon’thaveacopy,IwillONLY
acceptyousendingthecopystoredinyourSendfiles.Thisisespeciallyimportantifyouaresendingmean
assignment.Mostassignments,however,willnotbeacceptedviaemail.
c. Donotputquestionsorinquiriesintoanemailwithanassignment;rathersendaseparateemail,withthe
coursenumber(MGMT3611day)andtheterm“question”inthesubjectline.
Iwilldomybesttoreturnyourphonecall/emailwithin36hours.I’mgenerallymuchfaster.IfIhaven’tresponded,
pleaseemailmeagainorpolitelyapproachmeinclass.
GradeComposition:
Thisclasshasatotalof400pointsandiscomprisedasfollows.
Exams:
Therewillbe4Exams:(72multiplequestions,eachexamworth72points).Eachtestis18%offinalgrade.
ExamswillNOTbetakeninclass.Youwillhavea5-daywindowtotakeeachexamthroughtheOnline-Testing
Center(OTC;
http://www.umsl.edu/technology/mgwhelp/MyGateway/MyGateway%20System%20Help/stuhelp/otcs.html).
YoumustschedulewiththeOTCtotakeyourexamsduringthe5-daytestingwindowandduringtheOTC’sopen
hours.Anassignedexamwillnotbeavailableafterthe5th(last)testing-windowday.Pleasenote:ifyoudonot
taketheassignedexambythe5th(last)testing-windowday,youwillreceivea0%forthatexamgrade.
Ifyouhaveaconflictwithscheduledtest-windows,youmaytakethetestearlierthanthescheduledtestdates:
TakingExamEarly(i.e.,PriortoTestingWindows):
•
Youareresponsibleforgettingmyapprovalandthenschedulingyourappointment!
•
ArrangementswiththeCampusTestingCenter(CTC)in93J.C.Penny(314-516-6396)canbemadeto
takeexamsearlierthanscheduled.
o
Youmustletmeknow1weekinadvancefromyourscheduledtimeoryoucan'ttaketheexamearly.If
Idonotknowyouneedtotaketheexamearly,theexamwillnotbeattheCTC!
2Projects(eachworth56points).Eachprojectcompose14%ofthefinalgrade:
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Project#1:CulturalAuditofchosencompany.Youwilldoaculturalanalysisofacompany(includesbutnot
limitedtoasummarydescriptionoforganization,discussionofpresentorganizationalcultureincludingall
culturalartifacts,ETC.
Project#2:ChangeImplementationAnalysisforproject#1company.Yoursecondprojectisbasedonthe
followinghypotheticalscenario:yourcompany(fromproject#1)isgoingthroughsignificantstructuralchange.
Yourjobasachangeagentistoproposetouppermanagementhowtoencouragetheemployeesofyour
companytoembracetheupcomingchanges.Theproject#2write-upshouldconsistofyouranalysisofthe
effectsofsignificantchangeontheorganization’sworkforceandtheproposedactionstoaddressthechange
impactonemployeeattitudesandbehaviors.
Extracredit:
• Attendanceandparticipation:Toencourageattendanceandparticipation,attendancepointswillbegivenfor
someclassesandwillbeconsideredextracredit.Theclassesforwhichparticipationwillcountforextracredit
willNOTbeannounced,andpleasedonotaskme.Studentscanearnupto30pointsofextracreditfrom
attendance.
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Ifyoubelieveyouattendedaclassandshouldhavegottencredit,youwillneedtobeabletotellme
exactlywhatwecoveredthatdayandanyactivitieswedid.
o Attendanceextracreditwillberegularlyposted.Itisthestudent’sresponsibilitytoregularlymonitor
MyGatewayforthis.
o Asarule,attendanceextracreditcannotbemadeup.
ResearchParticipation:Extracreditresearchparticipationopportunitieswillbeofferedthroughoutthe
semester.Amaximumof15extracreditpointscanbeearned(excludinganyextracreditontheexamsor
attendance).Detailswillfollowasextracreditopportunitiesarise.Thenumberandavailabilityofextracredit
opportunitiesarenotguaranteedfortheentiresemester;therefore,Iencouragedyoutoparticipateearlyand
oftenasopportunitiespresentthemselves.
o
•
GRADING:
Points
earned
Exam1
Points
possible
72
Exam2
72
Exam3
72
Exam4
72
Project#2
56
Project#2
56
Attendanceextracredit(upto30pts)*
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Extracredit(upto15pts)
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TOTAL:
400
*Iwillgivea5pointbonustothosewhogetall30ofthesepoints.
CoursePolicies
ClassExpectations:
Disruptivebehaviorwillnotbetolerated.Examplesofdisruptivebehaviorinclude,butarenotlimitedto,discussing
unrelatedmaterial,phonesringinginclass,wearingearbuds/headphonesduringclass,eatingfoodthatisespecially
noisyorsmelly,andtextmessaging.Pleasebeconsiderateofyourfellowstudentsandme.
PleasehelpcreateaclimateoflearningandrespectbyadheringtotheStudentConductCode
http://www.umsl.edu/~studentplanner/Policies%20and%20Procedures/conductcode.html)anddisplayingappropriate
classroometiquette.Asthisclassconcernshowpeoplebehaveinorganizations,Iexpectyoutodisplaythesame
courtesytoyourclassmatesandtomeasyouwouldintheworkplace.Thisentailsbeingsensitivetotheviewsand
beliefsexpressedduringdiscussionswhetherinclassoronline.
• Silenceyourcellphoneandotherelectronicdevices.
• Removeyourearbuds/headphoneswhenclassbegins.
• Useofcomputersispermittedforclass-relatedactivities(e.g.,takingnotes).Donotuseclasstimeforother
onlineactivities.
• Pleasenotethestarttimeandlengthofthiscourse.Ifyoumustcomeinlateorleaveearly,pleasechoosea
seatnearthedoorsoasnottodisturbothers.
• Pleasespeakwithmebeforerecordinganyclassactivity.ItisaviolationofUniversityofMissouripolicyto
distributesuchrecordingswithoutmyauthorizationandthepermissionofotherswhoarerecorded.
• Ifyouhaveaquestionaboutclass/assignments,pleaseusethefollowingprocedure:
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3.
4.
Checkthesyllabus,acopyisuploadedtoMyGateway.
ChecktheannouncementsandassignmentspostedonMyGateway.
Askaclassmate(Istronglyrecommendexchangingcontactinfowithatleasttwoclassmates).
Emailmeorvisitduringofficehours.
Absences:
Irespectyouandyourabilitytodecidewhethertocometoclassornot.However,ifyoumissaclass,thenyoudidmiss
somethingimportant.ItisrecommendedthatyoureviewallavailablenotesfromMyGatewayandgetanyadditional
notesfromyourclassmatesifyoumissaclass.IwillnotgiveindividualtutorialstomakeupforanabsenceandIwill
notprovidenotesforclassesyoumiss.
LatePaperPolicy
Paperssubmittedlatewillbepenalized5pointsperdaythattheyarelate.Thismeansthataprojectpaper(worth56
points)thatissubmitted1daylatewillbeworthupto51,andtwodayslatewillbeworthupto46points.Papers
submittedthesamedaybutaftertheduedatewillbepenalized3points.
Grades:
Iamhappytodiscussconcernsaboutyourgradeduringofficehoursoraspecialappointment.UniversityandFederal
lawsprohibitmefromdiscussinganyaspectofyourgradeinanymethodotherthaninperson.Pleasebeawarethat
yourgradeswillbeavailabletoyouonMyGatewayassoonasIhavefinishedthem.Checktherefirstifyouarelooking
foragrade.NOTE:Ifyouhaveaconcern/questionaboutyourgrade,pleasecontactmenolaterthan7daysafteryou
receiveyourgrade.Iwillnotbeopentodiscussinggradestoassignmentsafterthistimeperiodhaspassed.
The+/-gradingsystemwillbeused.Thefollowingindicatesthepercentagerangesyoumustearnforthatgrade.I
reservetherighttouse+/-forborderlinegrades,andIwilldeterminewhatconstitutesaborderlinegrade.
A
93-100%
C
73-76%
A-
90-92%
C-
70-72%
B+
87-89%
D+
67-69%
B
83-86%
D
63-66%
B-
80-82%
D-
60-62%
C+
77-79%
F
<60%
GradingScale:TheUMSLGradingSystemisonafour-pointscaleandthegradevalueforeachlettergradeisasfollows:
A=4.0
C-=1.7
A-=3.7
D+=1.3
B+=3.3
D=1.0
B=3.0
D-=0.7
B-=2.7
F=0
C+=2.3
EX=Excused
C=2.0
DL=Delayed
FN=Failure/NonParticipation
FeedbackandGradingTimeline
Typically,testgradeswillbepostedinapproximately48-72hoursaftertheassociatedtestingwindowisclosed.The
estimatedtimeforreturninggrades/feedbackofcasestudiesisapproximately2weeksafterthecasestudyduedate.
Attendanceextracreditpointswillbeenteredevery1-3weeks.Researchextracreditpointswillbeenteredwhenthe
researcherreportsbacktome.Icannotcontrolwhenthishappens.
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AcademicIntegrity/Plagiarism:
YouareresponsibleforbeingattentivetoandobservantofUniversitypoliciesaboutacademichonestyasstated
intheUniversity’sCampusPoliciesandProceduresintheTritonManual(p.30)
• Academicdishonestyisaseriousoffensethatmayleadtoprobation,suspension,ordismissalfromthe
University.Oneformofacademicdishonestyisplagiarism–theuseofanauthor'sideas,statements,or
approacheswithoutcreditingthesource.Academicdishonestyalsoincludessuchactsascheatingbycopying
informationfromanotherstudent.Plagiarismandcheatingarenotacceptable.
• AcademicdishonestywillbereportedtotheOfficeofAcademicAffairsforpossibleaction.Theinstructorwill
makeanacademicjudgmentaboutthestudent’sgradeonthatworkandinthatcourse.Thecampusprocess
regardingacademicdishonestyisdescribedinthe“Policies”sectionoftheAcademicAffairswebsite
• Forthisclass,anywrittenprojectsorcasestudiesmustutilizeAPAorMLAformatting,especiallyforcitations.
o Pleasenotethefollowing:
A. Plagiarismistheuseofanotherperson’swordsorideaswithoutcreditingthatperson.
Plagiarismandcheatingwillnotbetoleratedandmayleadtofailureonanassignment,inthe
class,anddismissalfromtheUniversity,pertheUMSLacademicdishonestypolicy.
B. Studentsareresponsibleforbeingattentivetoandobservantofcampuspoliciesaboutacademic
honestyasstatedintheUniversity’sStudentConductCode.
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TitleIXPolicies
MandatoryReporting:
UnderTitleIX,allUMSLfaculty,staff,andadministrators(withlimitedexception)areobligatedtoreportany
incidentsofsexualharassment,sexualmisconduct,sexualassault,orgenderdiscriminationtotheStudentAffairs
officeand/orotherUniversityofficials.Thisensuresthatallpartiesareprotectedfromfurtherabusesandthat
victim(s)aresupportedbytrainedcounselorsandprofessionals.Note:ThereareseveralofficesatUMSLwhosestaff
areexemptfromTitleIXmandatedreporting,whentheinformationislearnedinthecourseofaconfidential
communication(e.g.,CounselingServices,HealthServices,CommunityPsychologicalService,CenterforTrauma
Recovery,andStudentSocialServices).
TriggerWarnings:
Thiscourseinvolvestopicsand/ormediathatmaybeemotionallydisturbing,graphic,orotherwisesensitiveinnature
includingstereotypingandsexualharassment.Iwilltrytoprovidespecificwarningsbeforeeachinstance.Ibelieve
thesetopics(ormaterials)areimportanttothecoursebecausethesearereal-worldexamplesofhowperceptions
affectbehavior.Ifyoubelievethismaybeabarriertoyourlearningenvironment,pleasecontactmetodiscuss
possibleassignmentorcoursealternatives.
StudentResources
GatewayforOnlineandAdultLearners(GOAL)
Web:http://umsl.edu/goal
TheGOALofficeprovidesyouwithpersonalizedservicesandaccesstoresourcestohelpyoubesuccessfulinyour
onlinecourse(s).Contactusforvirtualandtraditionalsupport,tutorialsontechnologytoolsinyourcourse,coaching
foronlinelearningsuccess.Weevenhavefreecoffeeandaspacetohangout.
Access,DisabilityandCommunication
Studentswhohaveahealthconditionordisability,whichmayrequireaccommodationsinordertoparticipate
effectivelyinthiscourse,shouldcontacttheDisabilityAccessServicesOffice.Informationaboutyourdisabilityis
confidential.
• 144MillenniumStudentCenter
• Phone:(314)516-6554
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• Email:[email protected]
• Web:http://www.umsl.edu/services/disability
IfyouhavedifficultycommunicatinginEnglishwiththeinstructorofthiscourse,contactthe
OfficeofInternationalStudentsandScholarServices:
• Phone:(314)516-5229
• Email:[email protected]
• Web:http://www.umsl.edu/~intelstu/contact.html
AcademicResources
TheOnlineWritingCenter:AtourMyGatewaysite,studentscansendtheirpaperstoourtutors,whowillreadthem
andsendthembackwithsuggestions.StudentscanalsoaccessTurnitin,whichidentifiesquotedmaterialintheir
essays.
• VisittheonlineWritingLabpageonMyGatewaytosubmitdraftsonline.
• Wetrytorespondwithin48hours,butitmaytakelonger,soallowampletime.
NetTutor:OnlinetutoringinmanysubjectsisnowavailablethroughNetTutor.InyourcoursesonMyGateway,click
onToolsandselectNetTutor®tologin.
StudentRetentionServicesoffersassistancetailoredtospecificstudentneeds.
• 225MillenniumStudentCenter
• Phone:(314)516-5300
• Email:[email protected]
• Web:http://www.umsl.edu/~umslsrs/
StudentRetentionServicesoffersassistancetailoredtospecificstudentneeds.
• 225MillenniumStudentCenter
• Phone:(314)516-5300
• Email:[email protected]
• Web:http://www.umsl.edu/~umslsrs/
TechnicalSupport
ALLCOURSE-RELATEDINFORMATIONWILLBECOMMUNICATEDTHROUGHMYGATEWAYANDYOURUMSL
E-MAILACCOUNT.Checktheseaccountsfrequently.
MyGateway(Blackboard):Ifyouhaveproblemsloggingintoyouronlinecourse,oranissuewithinthecoursesite,
pleasecontacttheTechnologySupportCenter:
o Phone:(314)516-6034
o Email:[email protected]
o Web:http://www.umsl.edu/technology/tsc/
IfyouarehavingdifficultywithatechnologytoolinMyGateway(wiki,Voicethread,Kaltura,etc.)considervisitingthe
OnlineCourseOrientationinyourMyGatewaycourselist.Theorientationhasoverviewsofeachtoolandtutorialson
howtousethem.
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ScheduleofCoveredMaterial
COURSESCHEDULE:Pleasenotethatthisclassscheduleistentativeandsubjecttochangeatmydiscretion.Chapters
maytakemoreorfewerdaysthanallotted.Iwillnotifyyouofchangestoexamsorprojectduedatesinclassoron
MyGateway.
Week
Week1
Week2
Week3
Week4
Material
ClassIntroductionandstartChapter2
Chapters2and3
Chapters3and4
Chapters5and6
Exam1overchapters2-5:February18-22,2016(intheONLINE-TESTINGCENTER)
Week5
Chapters6and7
Week6
Chapters8
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Week7
Chapters9
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Exam2overchapters6-9:March20-24,2016(intheONLINE-TESTINGCENTER)
Week8
Week9
Week10
Chapters10
Chapter11
Chapter12
SpringBreakMarch29-31–noclass
Week11
Chapter18
Exam3overchapters10-12and18:April17-21(intheONLINE-TESTINGCENTER)
Week12
Chapter13
Week13
Chapter15
Week14
Chapter16
Week16
Chapter17
FINALSWEEK-Exam4:chapters13and15-17,May5-11,2016(intheONLINE-TESTINGCENTER)
Projectduedates:
• Project#1(CulturalAudit)–Sunday,March13,2016
SubmitviatheonlineassignmentonMyGatewayby11:59pminPDFfileformat.
• Project#2(ChangeImplementationAnalysis)-Sunday,May1,2016
SubmitviatheonlineassignmentonMyGatewayby11:59pminPDFfileformat.
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