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AD212:

American Business & Management

Spring 2001

Thomas Haigh
tdhaigh@colby.edu

Colby College
Miller Library 312, phone x3535

Office Hours: 
Tuesday, 4pm-5pm
Wednesday 1pm-2:15pm
and by appointment

 

This course is intended to provide a broad perspective on American business and management through consideration of the ethical, financial, organizational, and economic issues that managers face. Some topics normally covered in a principles of management course will be introduced -- for example, organizational structure, human-resources management, and marketing -- but the course will emphasize how the entire American business-economic system works. The importance of competition and the achievement of competitiveness will be stressed.

On This Site

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Week by week guide, including links to pages for individual sessions.

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Course Policy pages, including breakdown of marks.

What's New:

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Makeup options for class participation posted.

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Preliminary list of key topics form the first two parts of the course likely to be useful in the course-wide part of the final examination.

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The actual questions from the first midterm are posted, in case you want to review this in preparation for the second.

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Last year's midterm has been posted, to give you an idea of what the format will be like. Here is the second midterm from last semester -- the overall format will be similar, but with a few less multiple choice and a few more short answer. Detailed knowledge of the contents of the additional readings will be required, and the longer questions will ask you to be a little creative in applying some of the ideas.

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The project assignment has been updated.

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PowerPoint presentations covering the most important points from the textbook readings have been posted for each session.

 

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Thomas Haigh -- email tdhaigh@colby.edu.    Home: www.tomandmaria.com/tom. Updated 04/27/2002.