L. G. and Deal, T. E., 2003. Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice and Leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. (ISBN 13:
W. E. and Hersey, P. 2011. Classics
of Organizational Behavior (4th ed.). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press. (ISBN 13: 978-1-57766-703-2)
Readings posted on
Blackboard (see calendar)
Duane C. S. 2013. Pacifists in Chains: The Persecution of Hutterites during the
Great War. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. (ISBN 9781421411279)
Expectations for Paper (300 points):
situation from your own experience.
narrow, specific topic/idea. Define it;
give the reader the parameters of the problem.
Tell the reader why it is a problem and for whom.
the problem using the concepts from this course. You will not, indeed you cannot, use all the
concepts from this course, so choose wisely.
Be explicit, please. Don’t make
the reader guess. Make a point.
paper should have a beginning, middle, and an end. Format and cite using the approved
standards for grades are described by the following criteria
demonstrates an excellent understanding of the topic by
showing a thorough, correct and accurate understanding of the concepts, theory
and/or research, as well as the ability to evaluation critically the
topic. This understanding is shown in
written and/or verbal communications that are clear, precise, grammatically
correct and well-formed in logic and presentation. The student shows a mastery of the subject
under discussion, and is able to integrate concepts within this course and from
other areas of application. While not
necessarily original, the work is of superior quality. The A grade is reserved for students who
demonstrate outstanding achievement in all aspects of the assignment or
demonstrates a fundamental understanding of the
topic. While the key and essential
concepts, theories and research are adequately covered, there may be other
relevant aspects of the topic which are not treated adequately, either in
written or verbal presentations or in class discussion. While written assignments are generally in
good form, there may be periodic lapses in grammar or logic. In general, the work is of good quality. This is the minimal level of performance
expected of graduate students.
shows an adequate but not fully correct understanding of
the topic. Some key points are
addressed, but other points are left out or are not covered at all. There are specific problems, weaknesses
and/or gaps in accuracy, correctness and/or logic in the presentation of the
assignment. In general, the work is
marginally acceptable at the graduate level.
unacceptable and unsatisfactory for any of several
reasons, including: non-completion of the assignment, non-attendance or
non-participation, submitted work of unacceptable quality, and any other
failure to meet minimum standards of course preparation, completion or