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Management Communication (M Com)

Class Schedule Major Academic Plan (MAP)

Undergraduate Courses

320. Written Business Communication. (3:3:1) Honors also. Independent Study also. Prerequisite: Engl 115. To be taken before senior year. Not for freshmen.

Includes case analysis and problem solving. Fulfills Advanced Writing requirement for General Education.

321. Oral Business Communication. (1:1:2) Prerequisite: acceptance into the Marriott School of Management.

Theory and practice, including experience in instructional, sales, and persuasive business presentations. Presentations will be videotaped.

420. Desktop Publishing and Document Design. (3:3:0) F, W Prerequisite: MCom 320 or Advanced Writing requirement.

Applying desktop publishing systems and document design principles in creating communications for business.

490R. Special Topics in Management Communication. (1-3:Arr.:Arr. ea.) Prerequisite: MCom 320, 321.

Special subjects as announced before each semester.

Management Communication Faculty

Professors

Baker, William H. (1970) BS, Southern Utah U., 1969; MS, Brigham Young U., 1970; EdD, Oklahoma State U., 1974.

Perry, Devern J. (1963) BS, MS, Brigham Young U., 1958, 1962; EdD, U. of North Dakota, 1968.

Stoddard, Ted D. (1969) BS, MS, Brigham Young U., 1962, 1963; EdD, Arizona State U., 1967.

Timm, Paul Roy (1979) BA, State U. of New York, 1968; MA, Ohio U., 1969; PhD, Florida State U., 1977.

Associate Professor

Thompson, Michael P. (1988) BA, Brigham Young U., 1975; MS, PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., 1978, 1985.

Associate Teaching Professors

Hanson, Garth A. (1982) BS, MS, Utah State U., 1963, 1965; PhD, U. of Nebraska, 1973.

Hanson, Kaye (1989) BA, MA, PhD, Brigham Young U., 1964, 1967, 1983.

Hartman, Larry D. (1984) BA, MS, Brigham Young U., 1962, 1963; EdD, Oklahoma State U., 1973.

Assistant Professors

DeTienne, Kristen B. (1991) BA, California State U., 1987; MA, PhD, U. of Southern California, 1990, 1991.

Hanson, Kaye T. (1989) BA, MA, PhD, Brigham Young U., 1964, 1967, 1983.

Howard, Janet M. (1969) BS, MS, Northwestern State U., 1965, 1968; EdD, Brigham Young U., 1985.

Smart, Karl L. (1994) BA, U. of Utah, 1982; MA, Utah State U., 1985; PhD, U. of Florida, 1989.

Emeriti

Ashby, Nadine T. (1960) BA, Brigham Young U., 1936; MA, Colorado State Coll., 1959; PhD, U. of North Dakota, 1971.

Bell, R. DerMont (1957) BS, MS, Brigham Young U., 1955, 1956; PhD, U. of Southern California, 1960.

Nelson, George Edward (1968) BS, MS, U. of Utah, 1965, 1966; EdD, Arizona State U., 1968.

Petersen, Betty J. (1963) BS, Utah State U., 1958; MA, EdD, Columbia U., 1960, 1971.

Waters, Max L. (1958) BA, MEd, Brigham Young U., 1958, 1960; EdD, Colorado State Coll., 1963.

Organizational Behavior (OrgB)

Class Schedule Major Academic Plan (MAP)

Undergraduate Courses

320. Fundamentals of Organizational Behavior. (3:2:2) Independent Study also.

Organizational behavior at three levels: individual, group, and organizational. Motivation, communication, rewards, leadership, conflict, decision making, organizational structure, performance evaluation, and organizational change.

321. Fundamentals of Organizational Behavior. (3:2:2) Independent Study also. Prerequisite: For MSM majors only.

Organizational behavior at three levels: individual, group, and organizational. Motivation, communication, rewards, leadership, conflict, decision making, organizational structure, performance evaluation, and organizational change.

327. Human Resource Management. (3:3:0) Independent Study also.

Functions of human resource management: employee selection, wage and salary administration, training and development, employee relations, and human resource planning.

333. Human Resource Development. (3:3:0)

Competencies and knowledge fundamental to management, employee, and organization development; history, opportunities, programs, preparation, and place of HRD in organizations.

347. Managerial Leadership Development. (3:3:0) Independent Study also.

Principles and practices of successful leadership: decision making, communications, planning, team building, motivation, and interpersonal skills.

490R. Professional Development Seminar. (3:3:0 ea.) Prerequisite: OrgB 320 or 321.

Special topics in organizational behavior. Course content varies from year to year.

500-Level Graduate Courses (available to advanced undergraduates)

531. (OrgB-MBA 649) Managing Entrepreneurial Firms and Family Businesses. (3:3:0) F, W

Issues and problems faced by managers of entrepreneurial enterprises and leaders of family-owned businesses.

551. Theory and Practice of Third-World Development. (3:3:0)

561. Labor Relations. (3:3:0)

Graduate Courses

For 600- and 700-level courses, see Organizational Leadership and Strategy in the BYU 1997-98 Graduate Catalog.

Organizational Behavior Faculty

Professors

Cameron, Kim S. (1995) BS, MS, Brigham Young U., 1970, 1971; MA, PhD, Yale U., 1976, 1978.

Cherrington, David J. (1973) BS, Brigham Young U., 1966; MBA, DBA, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1970, 1970.

Dyer, W. Gibb, Jr. (1984) BS, MBA, Brigham Young U., 1977, 1979; PhD, Massachusetts Inst. of Technology, 1984.

Mills, Gordon E. (1971) BA, MA, Brigham Young U., 1966, 1967; PhD, Pennsylvania State U., 1970.

Peterson, Brent D. (1972) BA, MA, Brigham Young U., 1967, 1968; PhD, Ohio U., 1970.

Ritchie, J. Bonner (1973) BS, PhD, U. of California, Berkeley, 1960, 1968.

Stephan, Eric G. (1968) BS, PhD, U. of Utah, 1961, 1966.

Whetten, David A. (1994) BS, MS, Brigham Young U., 1970, 1971; PhD, Cornell U., 1974.

Wilkins, Alan L. (1978) BA, MBA, Brigham Young U., 1972, 1974; PhD, Stanford U., 1979.

Woodworth, Warner P. (1976) BS, MS, Brigham Young U., 1967, 1969; PhD, U. of Michigan, 1974.

Associate Professors

Gregersen, Hal B. (1992) BA, U. of Utah, 1981; MOB, Brigham Young U., 1983; PhD, U. of California, Irvine, 1989.

Kirkham, Kate L. (1978) BS, U. of Utah, 1966; MA, George Washington U., 1973; PhD, Union Graduate School, 1977.

Meek, Christopher B. (1984) BS, MOB, Brigham Young U., 1973, 1975; PhD, Cornell U., 1983.

Emeriti

Covey, Stephen R. (1957) BS, U. of Utah, 1953; MBA, Harvard U., 1957; DRE, Brigham Young U., 1976.

Dyer, William G. (1955) BA, MA, Brigham Young U., 1950, 1952; PhD, U. of Wisconsin, Madison, 1955.

Moffitt, J. Weldon (1953) BS, Brigham Young U., 1949; MS, U. of Utah, 1950; PhD, U. of Illinois, 1953.

Pace, R. Wayne (1978) BS, U. of Utah, 1953; MS, Brigham Young U., 1957; PhD, Purdue U., 1960.

Strategy Faculty

Professors

Clarke, Darral G. (1985) BS, U. of Utah, 1965; MS, Ohio State U., 1967; PhD, Purdue U., 1972.

Daines, Robert H. (1959) BS, Utah State U., 1956; MBA, Stanford U., 1959; DBA, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1966.

Perry, Lee T. (1985) BS, MOB, Brigham Young U., 1974, 1977; PhD, Yale U., 1982.

Associate Professor

Jackson, W. Burke (1973) BS, Yale U., 1963; MBA, Rutgers U., 1964; MS, PhD, Stanford U., 1968, 1978.

Assistant Professors

Godfrey, Paul C. (1994) BS, U. of Utah, 1983; MBA, PhD, U. of Washington, 1989, 1994.

Hansen, Mark H. (1996) BS, MBA, Brigham Young U., 1990; PhD, Texas A&M U., 1996.

Sanders, Wm. Gerard (1996) BS, Brigham Young U., 1980; PhD, U. of Texas, Austin, 1996.




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