Ibc Case Essay

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Management s374: General Management & Strategy
The University of Texas at Austin - Summer 2015
Dennis S. Passovoy (Professor)
(512) 471-2195
GSB 5.124G (in McCombs)
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Davit Davtyan (TA)


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CBA 4.328

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Upper-division standing
Seventy-five semester hours of coursework, including: Management 336 or 336H
Credit or registration for Finance 357 or 357H, and Marketing 337 or 337H
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substantial portion of your grade to come from your written work. Writing Flag classes meet the Core
Communications objectives of Critical Thinking, Communication, Teamwork, and Personal Responsibility,
established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
I encourage you to use the Undergraduate Writing Center, FAC 211, 471-6222: www.uwc.utexas.edu).
The UWC offers free, individualized, expert help with writing for any UT undergraduate, by appointment or
on a drop-in basis. These services are not just for writing that has "problems": Getting feedback from an
informed audience is a normal part of a successful writing project. The UWC’s trained consultants work
with students from every department on both academic and non-academic writing. Using methods that
preserve the integrity of your work, they help you develop strategies to improve your writing and become
a more independent writer.

Independent Inquiry Flag
This course carries the Independent Inquiry flag. Independent Inquiry courses are designed to engage
you in the process of inquiry over the course of a semester, providing you with the opportunity for
independent investigation of a question, problem, or project related to your major. You should therefore
expect a substantial portion of your grade to come from the independent investigation and presentation of
your own work.

MAN 374 / Passovoy

Summer 2015

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Course Objectives
Why do some companies outperform others? In this course we will explore possible answers to this
fundamental question of "strategy" using a combination of readings, in-class case discussions and
individual as well as Team assignments. The course will expose you to a variety of theories and analytical
frameworks that help in identifying the drivers of company performance. You will learn to apply these
across a variety of companies and industries, in the process developing your ability to examine strategic
issues from the perspective of the general manager of a corporation. As the general manager’s task cuts
across functional areas, this course builds on your previous work in the program and provides a
comprehensive and integrated management perspective.

Required Materials

Textbook: Contemporary








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Course Evaluation
Your overall course grade will be based on the total number of points you have at the end of the
semester out a possible 500 points.
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