Professor Don Vandewalle, Department
Professors: Robin Pinkley, Miguel A. Quiñones, Linda Brewster Stearns; Associate Professors: Ellen F. Jackofsky, Assistant Professors: Jay Carson, Mel Fugate, Peter A. Heslin, Maribeth Kuenzi, Robert W. Rasberry.
See requirements to major in Management in the "Programs of Study" section.
3300 and 3301. Special Topics in International Management I and II. Offered through SMU International Programs. Prerequisite: Junior standing.
3310. Management Concepts. This class provides a broad survey of key issues, theories and practices that underpin how organizations function, evolve and perform. Using a variety of readings, we will examine such major topics as motivation, job design, organizational theory, leadership, organizational culture, competitive strategy and competitive advantage.BBA Majors and Business Administration Minors who have already taken MNO 3370 will not receive credit for this course.
3370. Management of Organizations. A survey course to help students become aware of and develop skills in management that facilitate high performance, satisfaction, and continued self-development. Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 and 1302, MATH 1309 or 1337; ECO 1311, 1312; ACCT 2301; and EMIS 4340 or 5370 or ITOM 2305 or STAT 2301 or STAT 2331.
3371. Human Resources. Seeks to increase understanding of theories of effective human resources utilization; to acquaint students with procedures and practices for recruitment, hiring, training and development; to acquaint students with organizational and individual factors associated with effective human resource utilization. Prerequisite: MNO 3370.
3373. Negotiations. Studies theories and processes of negotiation as it is practiced in a variety of settings. Focuses on understanding the strategy or conflict resolution in the context of competitive situations. Emphasizes simulations, role playing and cases. Prerequisite: MNO 3370.
3375. Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethical Leadership. This course gives students an understanding of the dilemmas managers face in integrating ethical reflection with business decision making. Topics discussed include: an organization’s responsibility to employees, customers, shareholders and the community, conflicts of interest, product liability and whistle blowing. The mode of delivery is case study, class discussion, video analysis and written and oral presentations. The cross listing of CFB 3375 and MNO 3375 is subject to the same rules that restrict credit for all other CF, CFA and CFB courses that are cross-listed with departmental courses (see General Education Rules 9 and 10). In addition, students who take either CFB 3375 or MNO 3375 (formerly OBBP 3375) may not take ACCT 3391, nor may students taking ACCT 3391 take either of the other two courses for credit. Students seeking accounting certification should note that ACCT 3391 is a gateway course for eligibility to take the CPA examination. Prerequisite: MNO 3370.
4371. Leadership and Culture. The course is designed to enhance effectiveness and success as an outstanding leader. Important theories of motivation, leadership, interpersonal relationships, teamwork and organizational culture are studied and applied to making leadership decisions. Prerequisite: MNO 3370 (For non-Cox students, approval of the Cox BBA Advising Office, junior standing and two courses in psychology or sociology may be substituted for the prerequisite).
4378. Independent Studies in Management. Research in this area will consider contemporary issues – theoretical, ethical, methodological, social, etc. – that are currently of interest to management. Prerequisite: MNO 3370 and permission of full-time faculty.