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西方管理理论(英)Western Managerial Theories

1.Code of Course: 20014130

2.Type of Course: Required Course

3. Total Teaching: Hours: 68 hours

Theory Teaching: 60 hours

Application Hours: 8 hours

4. Credits: 3

5. Prerequisites

Senior Students with the completion of Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Business Law and New College English.

Course Objectives

This course presents a thorough and systematic coverage of management theory and practice. It focuses on the basic roles, skills and functions of management, with special attention to managerial responsibility for effective and efficient achievement of goals. Special attention is given to social responsibility, managerial ethics, and the importance of multi-national organizations.

Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be able to:

Understand fundamental concepts and principles of management, including the basic roles, skills, and functions of management.

Be knowledgeable of historical development, theoretical aspects and practice application of managerial process.

Be familiar with interactions between the environment, technology, resources, and organizations in order to achieve high performance.

Be aware of the ethical dilemmas faced by managers and the social responsibilities of businesses.

6. Course Contents

The textbook coves six comprehensive parts that will give the students a clear understanding of terminology, theories, and principles at the core of business management.

-   Part one provides a basic overview   of management; the evolution of management thought; management's commitment to quality and productivity; and the various environments that affect the practice of management.

-   Part two examines the first function of management from several perspectives. The relationship of planning to all other management functions and ways to make it more effective are covered.

-   Part three examines organizing as a process along with why different organizations adopt different approaches to structuring their operations.

-   Part four develops the concepts of staffing, communication, motivation, leadership, team management, and conflict.

-   Pat five examines and applies different aspects of the principles and theories of control.

-   Part six explores information management systems, international management, succeeding in one's career, and management ethics and social responsibility.

8. Textbook

Management 9e

       By Warren R. Plunkett and Raymond F. Attner

       South-Western College Publishing, 2008

9. References

Management 9e

       By Stephen P. Robbins and Mary Coulter

       Pearson Education, Inc. 2007

       Modern Management 10e

       By Samuel C. Certo

       Qinghua University Press, 2008

       Taking the Lead: The Management Revolution

       By Paul Sonnenburg and John Allman

       International Thomson Publishing, 1997

Study Guide/Management

By Warren R. Plunkett and Raymond F. Attner

International Thomson Publishing, 1997

Strategic Management 8e

By Fred R. David

Qinghua University Press, 2001

10. Grading

Evaluation of students performance will be accomplished through several different means. This will permit the student the opportunity to learn and be measured in a manner that is consistent with the students particular learning style. Grades will be assigned on the basis of the following percentages:

Final Examination                              40%

Midterm Examination                           25%

Written Assignments/Quizzes                     20%

Attendance                                   10%

Degree of participation                          5%

TOTAL                                      100%

11. Requirement of the instructor

The instructor of this course should be Master or Doctor of Economy or in related fields.