Comprehensive final examination for students in the Master of Arts in Management program. IMPORTANT: You must have COMPLETED all other courses in the program and have a GPA of 3.0 in order to register for this course. As a Management student, you must pass this comprehensive exam in order to have your degree conferred. The comprehensive exam must be taken by the course end date or a failing grade will be posted. If you fail your first course attempt to pass the comprehensive exam, you will need to get approval to register for a second attempt of the course and BOTH final course grades will show in your transcript.
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
Compare and contrast various theoretical and/or conceptual views in the field of Management Studies affecting organizations in the marketplace and/or in one’s area of interest.
Assemble scholarly resources that address key topical/theoretical areas of Management: Research Methodology, Ethics, Leadership/Management, Leading Teams and Groups, Change Management, Career Development (Management), Human Resource Management (HRM), Organizational Behavior/Culture/Communication, Organizational Development/Innovation, Decision-‐making and Strategic Management, and Organizational Learning/Knowledge Management.
Evaluate current research trends in today’s workplace and in business research, in terms of economic, social, cultural, and political changes and perspectives.
Propose answers for specific problems or challenges in contemporary organizations.
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