UT Austin
Graduate Catalog
1999-2001



CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
Graduate Study

CHAPTER 2
Admission and Registration

CHAPTER 3
Degree Requirements

CHAPTER 4
Fields of Study

CHAPTER 5
Members of Graduate Studies Committees

APPENDIX
Course Abbreviations
 

Chapter 4: Fields of Study

Management


Graduate Studies Committee

The following faculty members served on the Graduate Studies Committee in the spring semester 1998-1999.

Gautam Ahuja
Edward Anderson
Victor L. Arnold
Uttarayan Bagchi
Janice M. Beyer
John Sibley Butler
Alison Davis-Blake
Janet M. Dukerich
James Albert Fitzsimmons
James W. Fredrickson
Robert B. Freund
Brian E. Graham-Moore
Genaro J. Gutierrez
George P. Huber
David B. Jemison
George Kozmetsky
Viswanathan Krishnan
Hirofumi Matsuo
Jeffrey T. Polzer
David A. Schkade
James Schmidtke
Marc-David Seidel
Devanath Tirupati
James D. Westphal


Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 1999-2000 and 2000-2001; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes that have been made to the courses listed here since this catalog was published.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Management: MAN

382. Seminar in Organizational Behavior.
A study of psychological and social factors in administration. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Seminar in Organizational Behavior.

383. Current Issues in Organization Science.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Some sections are offered on the letter-grade basis only; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 10: Strategic Human Resource Management.

Topic 11: Job Analyses and Compensation Systems.

Topic 12: Managing Training Strategically.

Topic 13: Human Resources Information Systems.

Topic 14: Managing Human Resource Flows.

Topic 15: The Context of Human Resource Management.
Additional prerequisite: Admission to the master's degree program in human resource development leadership.

Topic 16: Managing People and Organizations.
Designed to increase the student's effectiveness as a manager through discussion of organizational behavior and design, and guidelines for applying these concepts.

Topic 20: Art and Science of Negotiation.

Topic 21: Decision Analysis.

Topic 30: Managing and Changing Cultures in Organizations.

Topic 31: Organizational Change and Strategic Renewal.

385. Current Issues in Strategic Management.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Some sections are offered on the letter-grade basis only; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Action Skills for Managers: Implementing Strategy.

Topic 2: The Art of Leadership.

Topic 3: Health Care Management.
Only one of the following may be counted: Management 385 (Topic 3), Management Information Systems 382 (Topic 4: Health Care Management), 383N (Topic 1: Health Care Management).

Topic 4: Health Services Seminar.

Topic 5: Leadership, Literature, and the Individual.

Topic 6: Management Planning and Control in Complex Systems.

Topic 7: Managerial Ethics.

Topic 8: Managing Corporate Diversification and Renewal.

Topic 9: Strategic Analysis for High-Tech Industries.
Only one of the following may be counted: Management 385 (Topic 9), Management Information Systems 381 (Topic: Strategic Analysis for High-Tech Industries), 381N (Topic 3: Strategic Analysis for High-Tech Industries).

Topic 20: Advanced Venture Development.

Topic 21: Entrepreneurial Behavior: Social and Business Aspects.

Topic 22: Entrepreneurship.

Topic 23: The Entrepreneurial Process.

Topic 24: Entrepreneurial Growth.

Topic 25: Social and Economic Aspects of Entrepreneurship.

Topic 30: Creative and Innovative Management.

Topic 31: Economic and National Security Policies.

Topic 32: Frontline Management.

Topic 33: Managing and Marketing in the Global Arena.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only.

Topic 34: Technology Incubator Laboratory.

Topic 40: Natural Resources and Environmental Management I.

Topic 41: Natural Resources and Environmental Management II.

Topic 43: Facilitating Process Improvement.
Same as Civil Engineering 397 (Topic 15: Facilitating Process Improvement) and Mechanical Engineering 397 (Topic 3: Facilitating Process Improvement).

Topic 48: Strategic Management and Marketing.
Issues related to effective management of training: assessing the need for training, choosing between in-house training and training by an external vendor, and selecting criteria and procedures for training evaluation. Additional prerequisite: Admission to the master's degree program in human resource development leadership.

Topic 49: Strategic Management.
The responsibilities of the general manager, including the primary task of developing and managing an overall strategy to improve the performance of an organization or unit of an organization.

386. Current Issues in Operations Management.
Strategic problems, policies, models, and concepts for the design and control of new or existing operations systems. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Some sections are offered on the letter-grade basis only; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Service Management.

Topic 2: Manufacturing Management.

Topic 3: Management of Quality.

Topic 4: World-Class Manufacturing.

Topic 5: Managing Product Development.

Topic 6: Managing Projects.

Topic 7: Operations Strategy.

Topic 8: Quality Practicum.

Topic 9: Business Process Redesign.

Topic 10: Operations Practicum.

Topic 15: Project Management in Fast-Cycle Environments.

Topic 16: New Service Development.
Study of innovative approaches to the development of new services such as entrepreneurial services, extensions to existing services, services based on new technology, Internet services, and nonprofit services.

390. Seminar: Organization Science.
Intensive analysis of organizational science issues. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Admission to the doctoral degree program and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Research in Organizational Science.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only.

Topic 2: Introduction to Research Methods in Management.

Topic 3: Research Methods in Management.

Topic 4: Seminar in Organizational Behavior.

Topic 5: Seminar in Organization Theory and Design.

Topic 6: Organizational Decision Making.

Topic 7: Seminar in Organizational Cultures.

Topic 8: Decision Research.

Topic 9: Behavioral Decision Theory.

Topic 10: Field Methodology.

392. Seminar: Operations Management.
Intensive analysis of operations management issues. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Admission to the doctoral degree program and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Design of Operational Systems.

Topic 2: Control of Operations Systems.

Topic 3: Quantitative Theory of Operations Management.

Topic 4: Operations Management Colloquium.

Topic 5: Research Topics.

Topic 6: Sequencing and Scheduling.

Topic 7: Inventory Theory.

393. Seminar: Strategic Management.
Intensive analysis of strategic management issues. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Admission to the doctoral degree program and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Foundations of Strategic Management.

Topic 2: Contemporary Issues in Strategic Management.

Topic 3: Research in Strategic Management.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only.

Topic 4: Corporate Strategy.

Topic 5: Executive Leadership.

Topic 6: Management of Diversification.

Topic 7: Policy Analysis.

Topic 8: Systems Theory.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree and fulfillment of language requirement for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Management 399R, 699R, or 999R.



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