Prof. J.S. Duggal
Office: Management Dept.
Days: Tuesday and Thursday CRN# 21119
Class Hours: 5:00 -8:00 Summer 2002
Class Location: Auerbach 425
Class Web Page: http://uhaweb.hartford.edu/duggal/
Office Hours: By Appointment
Other Requirements: Your own e-mail account and access to the Internet
Suggested Readings: Web browsing based on research links from class home page; The Wall Street Journal; Business Week and other Business and Technology periodicals listed on the class website.
Course Description: This course will help students learn how to manage technology and innovation in organizations. The central themes of the course are: the nature of technological change, its competitive impact on organizations, how to manage the acquisition and generation of appropriate technologies, and human and ethical issues. While the first half of the course pertains to a broad range of technologies, the second half of the course will focus specifically on managing information and communications technologies.
Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
Course Requirements and Grading: In general, a competitive grading policy will be used in evaluating exams, case analysis, projects and class participation. This means your work submissions will be judged not only for its’ independent merit and quality, but also on its’ quality vis-à-vis the work of your class peers.
Written assignments must be typewritten (double spaced, one inch margins, 10-12 pitch font). Cover pages are not necessary, but your paper should include your name, and the assignment number and title on the top of the page. Please attach the pages together with a staple. Assignments are due as listed on the class schedule.
you to be very direct in answering each question. I don't need background
information, fancy introductions, or coverage of other issues not directly
related to the question. These take up space and prevent you from answering
the question in as much depth. Writing on issues not related to the question
also indicates that you may not understand the issues you are writing about
and will count against the grade.
Note: Your overall MBA720 course grade will be the average of your grades from Part 1 and Part 2.
General Course Policies:
have been diagnosed with a disability and you require reasonable accommodations,
you must make an appointment with the Director of Student Services at 768-4260.
Documentation must be presented so that you may be referred to the appropriate
office for these accommodations. All information is kept strictly confidential.
The use of a term paper writing service, such services being prohibited by
Connecticut law, is academically dishonest and violate rules of scholarship.
E. All examinations and quizzes are to be completed without reference to books or notes, except when the instructor of a course shall have given explicit authorization for an "open book examination" or some other specified sort of assistance. Except as authorized by the instructor, no student is to give or receive assistance in the completion of an examination or a quiz.
to be taken in event of an alleged act of academic dishonesty
L. 2. To report that the student is considered to be guilty of the alleged violation beyond a reasonable doubt, and to recommend one or more of the following:
Consult the University of Hartford policy on academic honesty. Any violation of this policy will result in an F for the assignment and, depending on the nature of the offense, further disciplinary action as deemed necessary by the Dean of Students.
Guidelines on Student Conduct
effort to create an environment that is conducive to learning, the following
guidelines are presented to make explicit expectations that the Barney School
has for students in its classes. Students are expected to
1. Follow the Academic Honesty Policy without fail.
2. Respect differing views on campus and to engage in responsible discussion with others with whom you do not agree.
3. Regularly attend classes and submit assignments on or before specified deadlines.