Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2018Year School/Graduate School School of Economics Economics Evening Program
Lecture Code G8151200 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 経営学総論2
Subject Name
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Introduction to Management 2
Instructor CHEN JUNFU
チン ジュンフ
Campus Higashi-Senda Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Weds13-14:Higashi-Senda 302
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, Group discussion 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 24 : Management
Eligible Students  
Keywords Business strategy, Corporate strategy, Organizational structure, Organizational culture, Decision making, Power and influence, Leadership, Motivation, Communication 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Economics and Management
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic knowledge of management, accounting and information technology 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course introduces the essential concepts and principles of business administration. By the end of the course, students should be able to do the following:
 • Recognize and recall major terms and concepts in business administration
 • Describe and explain major methods and theories
 • Apply theories or findings to real world situations
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Introduction
Lesson 2 What is business administration
Lesson 3 Business environment and strategy
Lesson 4 Strategies for business level
Lesson 5 Strategies for corporate level
Lesson 6 Strategies for going global
Lesson 7 Organizational structure
Lesson 8 Organizational culture
Lesson 9 Organizational change
Lesson 10 Power and influence
Lesson 11 Decision making
Lesson 12 Leadership
Lesson 13 Motivation
Lesson 14 Ethics and corporate social responsibility
Lesson 15 Review

Some adjustments may be made to this course schedule when necessary. 
• Frank T. Rothaermel, STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT [3rd edition], McGraw-Hill Education, 2017.
• Ranjay Gulati, Anthony J. Mayo and Nitin Nohria, MANAGEMENT, South-Western, Cengage Learning, 2014.
• Other necessary readings will be assigned each time. 
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Suggestions on
Preparation and
All lessons will rely on the textbook / reference book. We highly recommend to reviewing after each lesson.  
Grading Method Your overall grade in the class will be decided based on the following:
   - Class attendance and attitude in class: 20%
   - Mid-term examination: 40%
   - Term-end examination: 40% 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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