Principles of Management
KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND MINERALS
of Industrial Management
Department of Management and Marketing
SEMESTER 2004 – 2005
SEMESTER 2004 – 2005
& Tuesday 5:00 – 6:15
of Management & Marketing
(03) 860 2725
6:30 – 7:45 PM
AND BY APPOINTMENT
MGT 501 is one of
the basic courses required of all MBA degree students.
Principles of Management deals with the process of management
concentrating on the basic management functions such as Planning,
Organizing, Staffing, Directing and Controlling.
This course emphasizes behavioral and organizational aspects of
Industrial Management by discussing major theories, concepts and issues
in the field of management. Current
new development in the field will be carried out with the mutual
cooperation between the students and the instructor.
main text book is: Management: (A Global Perspective by Heinz Weihrich
and Harold Koontz, 10th Edition (Singapore: McGraw-Hill
International, 1993) 709 pages.
current articles and handouts may be distributed during the semester to
supplement the text book and to keep the students up to date with new
issues and development in the field.
through participation and discussion will be emphasized in the course.
Proactive learning will be encouraged, promoted, and highly
appreciated by the professor. Thus,
the vitality and value of the class sessions depend heavily on the
quality of preparation from both sides: the instructor and the students
and the quantity of interaction and participation in class discussions.
students are expected to:
Attend all classes on time;
Complete all reading
assignments before coming to class; and
Participate meaningfully in
term project will be required in this course.
The nature of such a project will be discussed in class at the
beginning of the term.
will be 2 midterm exams as scheduled in Class Activities Sheet.
majority (about 80%) of this exam will pertain to materials not covered
in the previous two midterm exams.
Questions will be of essay type, multiple choice and a True/False
INSTRUCTIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
DATE: WEEK OF
11 – 15 September 2003 Overview of Course Requirements
Chapt. (1) Managers and Managingment
18 – 22 September Chapt. (2) The Evolution of Management Theory
Chapt. (3) Attitudes, Values, Ehics.and Culture: The Manager as a Person
23 September (Thursday) Normal Tuesday Classes
Chapt. (4) Managing Diverse Employees in a Diverse Environment
25 – 29 September Chapt. (5) Managing the Organizational Environment
Chapt. (6) Managing the Global Environment
02 – 09 October FIRST MIDTERM EXAM (Chapter 1 – 6)
09 – 13 October Chapt. (7) The Manager as a Decision Maker
Chapt. (8) The Manager as a Planner and Strategist
16 – 20 October Chapt. (9) Managing Organizational Structure
Chapt. (10) Organizational Control and Culture
23 – 27 October Chapt. (11) Human Resources Management
Chapt. (12) Motivation
26 October Last day for Dropping Courses with a grade of “W” thru Internet
30 October – 03 November SECOND MIDTERM EXAM (Chapter 7 – 12)
3 November Last day of classes before Eidul Fitr Vacation
20 November Classes Resume
20 – 24 November Chapt. (13) Leadership
Chapt. (14) Groups and Teams
27 November –1st December Chapt. (15) Communication
Chapt. (16) Organizational Conflict, Negotiation, Politics, and Change
04 – 08 December Chapt. (17) Managing Information Systems and Technologies
Chapt. (18) Operations Management: Managing Quality, Efficiency, and Responsiveness to Customers
11 – 15 December Chapt. (19) The Management of Innovation, Product Development, and Entrepreneurship
18 – 22 December Guest Speaker / Other Class Activities
25 – 29 December Guest Speaker / Other Class Activities
03 January 2005 Last day of classes
04--13 January 2005 FINAL EXAMINATION