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Management 210: Process and Functions of Management
The American Business School in Paris
Management 110 (Intercultural Studies) or equivalent
This course is a basic introduction to management, both in its
theoretical components and its practice. This course examines basic
management philosophy from a variety of perspectives.
completion of this course, the student will have developed a basic
understanding of the broad concepts that make up the field of
management. The emphasis is on the essential functions that are
necessary for the successful manager of the 1990s. Special emphasis
will be placed on planning, organizing, leading and controlling. The
student will also understand the role of the organization and its
management in society and the external environment of the firm.
course is developed through class discussions and case studies.
Students are expected to thoroughly read text materials and participate
in class discussion. Will be covered in class :
- Introduction: What is management and why is it important?
- Managers and their environments
- Social and ethical responsibility
- Management Decision Making
- The Planning Function
- Strategic management
- Change Management & Innovation
- Motivation; Leadership
- Communication; Group Dynamics & Teams
- Conflict Management
- Controlling Function, TQM
- Cross-Cultural and International Management
Management, Robbins & Coulter, Pearson, 10th International Edition, 2009
final grade will be made up of a class participation (10%), case
studies (25%), a mid-term test (30%), and the final examination (35%).