Publication Date

1967

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Green, Gerald G.

Degree Name

M.S. (Master of Science)

Department

Department of Management

LCSH

Management--Study and teaching

Abstract

The thesis was intended to provide an insight into the curriculum desired of selected middle managers attending graduate management evening courses at Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois. The information contained in the study was based on the analysis of questionnaires distributed to selected graduate students enrolled in evening management courses. The questionnaire asked the respondent to evaluate a listing of the 38 management courses offered seat frequently by 21 selected colleges and universities. The survey indicated that middle managers attending evening management courses were not in complete agreement as to the choice of a curriculum. The survey further indicated a mark tendency toward the selection of a curriculum heavily laden with seminar courses. The courses should be designed to aid in solving current management problems. The study emphasized the perplexing problems involved in establishing a curriculum for a heterogeneous group of students. Northern Illinois University offered eight of the ten courses considered to be most useful by the respondents. It was possible to conclude that the graduate evening management courses offered by the University were meeting many of the desires of middle managers enrolled, in evening graduate level management courses.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references (pages [65]-69)

Extent

viii, 78 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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