Management (MGMT)

Subject Number Title Hours Catalog Description
MGMT 340 Introduction to Organizations 3 hours. Important organization and management concepts and applications. Their relevance to individual and organizational goal attainment. Emphasizes organizational structure, systems, processes, and change, national and global. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161.
MGMT 350 Business and Its External Environment 3 hours. Concerns the political, economic, social, legal, regulatory and international environment of business and the ethics and social responsibility of business actions. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161 and MATH 160.
MGMT 445 Organizational Theory 3 hours. Emphasis on organizational theories and models to analyze and improve functioning and performance of organizations. Structure, technology, environmental adaptation, and managerial control systems. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and junior standing. 
MGMT 447 Organizations 3 OR 4 hours. Characteristics of business, government, and not-for-profit organizations; approaches used to study organizations; theoretical and empirical analysis of organizational processes. Same as SOC 447. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): SOC 241 or MGMT 340 or SOC 244; and junior standing or above and an additional 200- or 300-level elective in sociology; or consent of the instructor.
MGMT 452 Organizational Behavior 3 hours. Emphasis on understanding and managing people at work. Analysis of individual, group and organization topics including leadership, motivation, attitudes, group dynamics, and organizational culture. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing and MGMT 340. 
MGMT 453 Human Resource Management 3 hours. Examination of the activities involved in attracting, retaining, and motivating employees. Topics include planning, selection, compensation, performance appraisal, succession, and legal issues. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 350 and junior standing. 
MGMT 454 Labor-Management Relations 3 hours. Labor unions and their impact on business firms and society. Labor-management relationships and collective bargaining practices. Public policy, union structure and bargaining theory. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 350 and junior standing. 
MGMT 460 Business, Society, and the Global Economy 3 hours. Managing in a free enterprise system. Market, regulatory, ethical, and cultural norms. Internationalization of business; urban problems of business; landmark and contemporary case analyses. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 350. 
MGMT 463 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 3 hours. Strategies and techniques for successful agreement negotiation and business conflict resolution. Includes applications to classic situations such as collective bargaining, interpersonal relations, and stakeholder concerns. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340. 
MGMT 465 Compensation and Reward Systems 3 hours. Examination of compensation and reward systems designed to enhance employee motivation and performance. Topics include pay structure design, incentive systems, and benefits. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 453 and MGMT 454. 
MGMT 466 Managerial Effectiveness through Diversity 3 hours. Management of diverse work forces. Discrimination, affirmative action, career development, socialization and social change policies; historical, psychological, sociological, legal and managerial viewpoints. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340. 
MGMT 467 Impact of Technological Change 3 hours. Examines the impact of technological change upon the business environment and the managerial process. Emphasis on alternative futures and the planning necessary to attain desired ends. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 350. 
MGMT 470 Career Planning and Development 3 hours. Individual and organizational perspectives in career planning. Self-direction, networking, support facilities, and corporate management systems are considered. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 or the equivalent and junior standing. 
MGMT 471 Organizational Design 3 hours. Strategies for promoting the creativity, flexibility, and productivity of the organization and its management personnel. Readings and case studies from the public and private sectors. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 452, or consent of the instructor. 
MGMT 480 Transportation Systems Management 3 hours. Provides a fundamental knowledge of problems and practices encountered in the management of transportation systems. Includes impact of public policy; capital facilities; industry structure; costs; operations pricing and environmental relationships. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 350, or consent of the instructor. 
MGMT 481 Managerial Logistics 3 hours. Management of activities governing flow of materials and products through stages of production and distribution. Includes design of logistical systems and use of mathematical techniques. Prerequisite(s): IDS 355 or consent of the instructor. 
MGMT 485 Business Ethics 3 hours. Leading theories of ethics and moral choice. Analysis of ethical problems in business. Guidelines for ethical decision-making. Case studies in business ethics. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 350. 
MGMT 494 Special Topics in Management 3 hours. Exploration of areas not covered in existing course offerings or study of selected topics in greater depth. Subject matter will vary from semester to semester. Prerequisite(s): Senior standing and 9 hours of 400-level management courses, or consent of the instructor. 
MGMT 495 Competitive Strategy 4 hours. Multidisciplinary analysis of organization strategy and policy, using case method and/or business simulation. Assignments involve extensive library research and oral and written reports. Prerequisite(s): Senior standing in the College of Business Administration and completion of all other CBA core courses, or consent of the instructor. 
MGMT 499 Independent Study in Management 1 TO 3 hours. Independent study of an approved topic in management. Student must prepare a written report under the guidance of the instructor. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the department head.