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MANA 3319-001 Page 1 of 5 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON MANA 3319-001 MANAGEMENT PROCESS THEORY SUMMER 2011 INSTRUCTOR INFORMATION Name: Elena Radeva, SPHR, Ph.D. candidate Office Location: College of Business, room 604 Email Address: (email is the best way to reach me) Office H..



    SUMMER 2011


Name: Elena Radeva, SPHR, Ph.D. candidate

    Office Location: College of Business, room 604

    Email Address: (email is the best way to reach me)

    Office Hours: One hour before class and by appointment.

    Appointments are to be made by email.


Class Number: MANA 3319-001

    Class Name: Management Process Theory

    Days of Class Meetings: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

    Times of Class Meeting 10:30AM - 12:30PM

    Place of Class Meetings: College of Business, room 243


    The course covers the fundamentals of the management process, including principles and techniques for all organizations. Topics to be covered include the basic functions of management: planning, organizing, directing, and controlling; social responsibilities, political influences, and ethical considerations as they affect the management of organizations; international business, production, communications, and decision-making in terms of management activities.


    Upon completion of MANA 3319, students will be familiar with and able to discuss:

    ; Foundations of Management Managing, External Environment and Organizational Culture,

    Managerial Decision Making

    ; Planning: Delivering Strategic Value - Planning and Strategic Management, Ethics and

    Corporate Responsibility, International Management, Entrepreneurship ; Organizing: Building a Dynamic Organization - Organization Structure, Organizational Agility,

    Human Resources Management, Managing the Diverse Workforce

    ; Leading: Mobilizing People Leadership, Motivating for Performance, Teamwork


    ; Controlling: Learning and Changing - Managerial Control, Creating and Managing Change


     thTitle: Management: Leading & Collaborating in the Competitive World (9 edition)

    Authors: Thomas Bateman & Scott Snell

    Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin

    ISBN-10: 9780078137242 ISBN-13: 978-0078137242 ASIN: 0078137241

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    Classes will be interactive, with both the professor and students sharing in the process. Students should read assigned materials prior to each class and be prepared for discussions, exercises, and quizzes. It is to your advantage to stay current with readings and assignments. A variety of learning tools will be used to develop and enhance your understanding of the subject matter, including: exercises, small group activities, videos, case analyses, current events, and class discussions. Do keep a copy of everything you turn in and everything that is returned to you.


Blackboard will be used in this class. The Blackboard page is

    Use your NetID and password to login. Stay tuned and make sure to check Blackboard daily. Important announcements and information will be posted there.

    The following will be posted on Blackboard:

    ; PowerPoint slides (after each class session)

    ; Detailed instructions about assignments

    ; Scores and grades


    The University of Texas at Arlington has adopted the University email address as an official means of communication with students. All students are assigned an email account and information about activating and using it is available at Students are

    responsible for checking their email regularly. It is also my goal to use as little paper as possible throughout this course. Thus, please make sure to submit all assignments single-spaced and use both front and back of the paper.


    Please turn off or set on silent all cell phones and pagers during class. Cell phones may not be used for text messaging during class. Please keep your cell phones off your table and off your hands. You can use a laptop during class ONLY for the purpose of taking class notes; no instant messaging, web browsing, checking email, playing games, or other non-course related activities are allowed. The professor has the right to ask you to turn off your laptop and prohibit use of laptops during class.


    Students are expected to attend every class and be on time (we only have 20 sessions). Students are also expected to participate in discussions, exercises, and activities. The attendance of the student is essential to the learning and to the overall success of the course. Part of the learning process is conducted during class when we discuss items. The purpose of in-class discussion and exercises is to assist you in further understanding the course material. Do expect to be call in to answer a question during class so make sure you come prepared. Attendance and participation is 10% of your grade.

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You will be asked to locate and bring to class 1 article about current events in the news that are

    related to management and write a 1-page report. This assignment will help you become more aware of how management issues arise on a daily basis. Details will be posted on Blackboard.


    There will be 3 exams. Exams will take place during normal class hours and begin at normal class times. Students who arrive after at least one student has turned in their exam and left the classroom will not be permitted to take the exam. Bring #2 pencils and a Scantron 882-E. Exams will consist of multiple-choice and true/false questions about the material covered in the course. You will not be allowed to use any electronic devices or other help (notes, text book, etc.) during the exams. Exam dates are generally not changed. However, the content/coverage of material on the exams may change based on material covered and needs of the class. Generally, there are no make-ups for missed exams; however, the professor reserves the right to approve exceptions based on University policies or other extreme circumstances.


    There will be 4 quizzes. The quizzes are designed to help you master the material and help the professor evaluate the progress of the class and assist you before the exams in areas which need improvement. Quizzes will take place during normal class hours and begin at the beginning of the class times. Students arriving after the quizzes have been handed out will not be permitted to take the quiz. Each quiz will have 5-10 questions (short answers, fill-in-the blanks or similar) and you will be allowed up to 20 minutes to complete them.


    Extra credit may be available throughout the semester. Details will be posted on Blackboard.


Article 10 points

    Quiz 1 5 points

    Quiz 2 5 points

    Quiz 3 5 points

    Quiz 4 5 points

    Exam 1 20 points

    Exam 2 20 points

    Exam 3 (final) 20 points

    Class attendance/participation 10 points

    Total 100 points


A 90-100 points; B 80-89.99 points; C 70-79.99 points; D 60-69.99 points; F <60 points

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    It is the student's responsibility to complete the course or withdraw from the course in accordance with University regulations. Students will not be dropped by the professor for non-attendance. Students are strongly encouraged to verify their grade status before dropping a course after the first withdrawal date. A student who drops a course after the first withdrawal date may receive an "F" in the course if the student is failing at the time the course is dropped. Please refer to the Undergraduate catalog and the Schedule of Classes for specific university policies and dates.


    It is the philosophy of The University of Texas at Arlington that academic dishonesty is a completely unacceptable mode of conduct and will not be tolerated in any form. All persons involved in academic dishonesty will be disciplined in accordance with University regulations and procedures. Discipline may include suspension or expulsion from the University. “Academic dishonesty includes,

    but is not limited to, cheating, plagiarism, collusion, the submission for credit of any work or materials that are attributable in whole or in part to another person, taking an examination for another person, any act designed to give unfair advantage to a student or the attempt to commit such acts.” (Regents’ Rules and Regulations, Part One, Chapter VI, Section 3, Subsection 3.2., Subdivision 3.22).


    The University of Texas at Arlington supports a variety of student success programs to help you connect with the University and achieve academic success. These programs include learning assistance, developmental education, advising and mentoring, admission and transition, and federally funded programs. Students requiring assistance academically, personally, or socially should contact the Office of Student Success Programs at 817-272-6107 for more information and appropriate referrals.


    The University of Texas at Arlington is on record as being committed to both the spirit and letter of federal equal opportunity legislation; reference Public Law 92-112 - The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended. With the passage of federal legislation entitled Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), pursuant to section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, there is renewed focus on providing this population with the same opportunities enjoyed by all citizens. As a faculty member, I am required by law to

    provide "reasonable accommodations" to students with disabilities, so as not to discriminate on the basis of that disability. Student responsibility primarily rests with informing faculty of their need for accommodation and in providing authorized documentation through designated administrative channels. Information regarding specific diagnostic criteria and policies for obtaining academic accommodations can be found at Also, you may visit the Office for Students with Disabilities in room 102 of University Hall or call them at 817-272-3364.


    Section 22.07 of the Texas Criminal Law states that a Class A misdemeanor is punishable by (1) a fine not to exceed $4,000, (2) a jail term of not more than one year, or (3) both such a fine and confinement. If anyone is tempted to call in a bomb threat, be aware that UTA has the technology to trace phone calls. Every effort will be made to avoid cancellation of presentation/ tests caused by bomb threats to the Business Building. Unannounced alternate sites will be available for these classes. If a student who has a class with a scheduled test or presentation arrives and the building has been closed due to a bomb threat, the student should immediately check for the alternate class site notice which will be posted on/near the main doors on the south side of the Business building. If the bomb threat is received while class is in session, your professor will ask you to leave the building and reconvene at another location. UTA's Crimestoppers may provide a reward to anyone providing information leading to an arrest. To make an anonymous report, call 817-272-5245.

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    Date Class Topics Important

    Assignments Tue, July 12, 2011 Class Overview. Chapter 1 Managing (2-45)

    Wed, July 13, 2011 Chapter 2 External Environment & Org Culture (46-83)

    Thurs, July 14, 2011 Quiz 1 Chapter 3 Managerial Decision Making (84-123)

    Census Date Mon, July 18, 2011 Chapter 4 Planning & Strategic Management (124-159)

    Tue, July 19, 2011 Chapter 5 Ethics & Corporate Responsibility (160-197)

    Wed, July 20, 2011 Chapter 6 International Management (198-235)

    Thurs, July 21, 2011 Exercises Quiz 2

    Exam 1 Review

    Mon, July 25, 2011 Exam 1 (Ch 1-6) Exam 1

    Tue, July 26, 2011 Chapter 7 Entrepreneurship (236-273)

    Wed, July 27, 2011 Chapter 8 Organization Structure (274-305)

    Chapter 9 Organizational Agility (306-337)

    Thurs, July 28, 2011 Article Chapter 10 Human Resource Management (338-379)

    Mon, Aug 1, 2011 Chapter 11 Managing Diverse Workforce (380-415)

    Last Day to Drop Class Tue, Aug 2, 2011 Exercises Quiz 3 Exam 2 Review

    Wed, Aug 3, 2011 Exam 2 (Ch 7-11) Exam 2

     Thurs, Aug 4, 2011 Chapter 12 Leadership (416-451)

    Mon, Aug 8, 2011 Chapter 13 Motivating for Performance (452-485)

    Tue, Aug 9, 2011 Chapter 14 Teamwork (486-513)

Wed, Aug 10, 2011 Quiz 4 Chapter 15 Communicating (514-547)

    Thurs, Aug 11, 2011 Chapter 16 Managerial Control (548-583)

    Chapter 18 Creating and Managing Change (626-663)

    Exam 3 Review

    Mon, Aug 15, 2011 Exam 3 (final) (Ch 12-18) Exam 3 *Chapter 17 will not be covered 10:30am-12:30pm

     * The instructor reserves the right to make changes to this schedule depending upon class size and other circumstances.

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