|Course ID:||MGMT 3001. 3 hours. |
|Course Title:||Principles of Management|
|Management functions and processes as applied to organizations
and to individuals in organizations. Topics to be covered
include strategy, job and organization design, ethics and social
responsibility, diversity, global influences, leadership,
motivation, human resource management, and organizational
change. Other emerging managerial issues may be introduced.|
|Oasis Title:||PRINCIPLES OF MGMT|
|Duplicate Credit:||Not open to students with credit in MGMT 3001H or MGMT 3000 or MGMT 3000H|
|Nontraditional Format:||For non-Terry students. The equivalent of this course is also
offered to non-Terry students through University System of
Georgia Independent and Distance Learning (IDL).|
|Prerequisite:||(ACCT 2101 or ACCT 2101H) and (MIST 2090 or MIST 2190H or CSCI 1100-1100L)|
|Offered every year. |
|Grading System:||A-F (Traditional)|
Familiarity with the functions of management, skills that are
required, elements of organizations as systems, and the
relevance of management in organizational settings.
Understanding the history of management thought, the evolution
of management theories, and the relevance of historical
developments for managing contemporary organizations.
Understanding the components and complexities of organizations'
cultures and external environments, and how these factors
constrain the decisions and actions of managers.
Understanding implications of the global environment for the
management of organizations, to include regional trading
alliances, economic issues, structural issues, and cultural
Familiarity with frameworks used to understand issues of social
responsibility and ethics in organizational settings.
Understanding the decision-making process from the perspective
of rationality, yet with an understanding of factors that
constrain the rational decision-making approach in
An understanding of issues that influence the usefulness of
planning, as well as how different types of goals and plans may
be better for different situations.
Understanding the complexities of analyzing the external
environment, and an organization's competencies, in developing
an appropriate strategic plan for an organization.
Understanding issues associated with various approaches to
organizational design, and how these issues are relevant for
determining what type of design is appropriate for different
Recognizing the importance of, and understanding what
constitutes, effective human resource management practices.
Understanding basic concepts and issues associated with the
complexity of managing organizational change and innovation.
Understanding fundamental concepts that have relevance for
understanding the various factors that influence the behavior of
people in organizational settings, including behavior in the
context of groups and teams.
Familiarity with theories of workplace motivation and the
relevance of such theories for the practice of management.
Familiarity with several theories of leadership and
what constitutes effective leadership.
The following topics are covered in this course:
Management Yesterday and Today
Organizational Culture and Environment
Managing in a Global Environment
Social Responsibility and Managerial Ethics
Foundations of Planning
Planning Tools and Techniques
Organizational Structure and Design
Human Resource Management
Managing Change and Innovation
Foundations of Behavior
Understanding Groups and Teams
|Honor Code Reference:|
All students are responsible for maintaining the highest
standards of honesty and integrity in every phase of their
academic careers. The penalties for academic dishonesty are
severe and ignorance is not an
Academic honesty means performing all academic work without
plagiarizing, cheating, lying, tampering, stealing, receiving
assistance from any other person or using any source of
information that is not common knowledge.