6J:048 Intro to Management Kenneth G. (Ken) Brown, Ph.D. Today?s Agenda Announcements Your Questions Few Key Points Celebration of Human Rights 2009 www.uiowa.edu/~mlk Announcements Want to drop? Pick up ?pre-signed? drop forms Want to add or change sections? Come up after class to get on list Hoping to cross lecture-discussion? Come up after class to get on list Announcements Get the full syllabus on ICON and read it carefully. Complete the student survey on ICON by Jan 23, 11:59pm. Pick up a ?clicker? in W294 PBB No discussion this week; begin attending next week. Your Questions Introduce yourself to someone new ? tell him/her something not immediately obvious about you. Also, did you do service yesterday? Share your questions, be prepared to share at least one. Repeat. Key Points Me Team Topic Activities Vision Team Daejeong Choi, Ph.D., coordinator Gang Wang Rusty Guay Steve Courtright Amanda Ernst Abby Mills Malini Ratan Topic A manager is: ?someone who is responsible for accomplishing an organization?s goals, and who does so by planning, organizing, leading, and controlling efforts of the organization?s people? - Dessler & Phillips, 2007 Topic, cont?d Understanding management can help you: be more effective, personally help your employer succeed strive toward providing more great experiences and fewer terrible experiences when you manage! Activities Three multiple-choice exams Two MC midterms and a MC final Partially cumulative Special requirements, notify course coordinator via e-mail Covers key terms from book, lecture, readings 50% of course grade Activities, cont?d In-class and out-of class activities, including use of ?clickers,? quick writing assignments, and surveys. Cannot be made up UNLESS you notify course coordinator ahead of time (firstname.lastname@example.org). Graded Pass-Partial-Fail. Activities, cont?d Meet during discussion section time Random assignment to teams Project typically due 2 weeks after it assigned 4 activities, for each there will be a different team ?manager.? When due, come to discussion to complete paperwork. Vision You will see the value of daily choices to engage, stretch, and serve to become a better manager and a better person More Questions? How do I do well? Come to class! Stay healthy! Read the book, articles Use the web site Make it personal Apply materials to your own life Find ways to learn that fit you Come see us r = -.41
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