Management (MGMT)

John Delery
Department Chair
Business Building

Anne O'Leary-Kelly
Ph.D. Program Director
Business Building

Degree Conferred:
Ph.D. in Business Administration (BADM)

Program Description: The primary objective of the Ph.D. program in Business Administration with an area of study in Management is to prepare candidates for careers in university research and teaching. The program of study is designed to ensure that students receive an exposure to the broad areas of management, develop the conceptual skills and methodological tools necessary to design and conduct independent research, and develop the skills and experience necessary to teach at all levels of higher education.


MGMT 52203. Business Leadership and Ethics. 3 Hours.

Management for a global environment. The class will cover interpersonal workplace skills such as leadership and motivation, along with the management of human capital through well designed recruitment, selection, performance evaluation, compensation, and quality control systems. (Typically offered: Fall) May be repeated for degree credit.

MGMT 56103. Leadership and Organizational Behavior. 3 Hours.

Managing in a global workforce, including human resource issues, motivation, performance evaluation, quality concepts, transformational leadership, and selection/ recruitment/ development of employees. (Typically offered: Summer)

MGMT 60101. Graduate Colloquium. 1 Hour.

Presentation and critique of research papers and proposals. (Typically offered: Fall and Spring) May be repeated for degree credit.

MGMT 61103. Seminar in Organizational Behavior. 3 Hours.

Survey of theoretical and empirical literature in organizational behavior. Stresses critical evaluation of current writing in the field and its integration with prior research. Covers topics relating to motivation, individual differences, job attitudes, social influence processes, and group dynamics. Prerequisite: Admission to a Ph.D. program. (Typically offered: Irregular)

MGMT 62103. Seminar in Research Methods. 3 Hours.

Familiarizes students with the principles and techniques underlying research in management and organizations. Issues of basic philosophy of science and research methods are covered. Special attention given to the practical problems of research design, measurement, data collection, sampling, and interpretation in conducting research in management and in organizations. Prerequisite: Admission to a Ph.D. program. (Typically offered: Irregular)

MGMT 62303. Seminar in Human Resource Management. 3 Hours.

Provides an overview of major issues in human resource management. Designed to familiarize students with the seminal research in human resource management, and to provide them with the conceptual and methodological tools necessary to do research in the area. Prerequisite: Admission to a Ph.D. program. (Typically offered: Irregular)

MGMT 6360V. Special Problems in Management. 1-12 Hour.

Individual reading and research. (Typically offered: Fall and Spring) May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

MGMT 7000V. Doctoral Dissertation. 1-18 Hour.

Doctoral Dissertation. Prerequisite: Candidacy. (Typically offered: Fall and Spring) May be repeated for degree credit.