Rick Brick

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Management

Contact

Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Management
Email
fbrick@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-2911
Address
1-29 Business Building
11203 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2R6

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Management
Email
fbrick@ualberta.ca

Courses

BUS 505 - Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This course explores the ethical challenges facing business leaders today, and how individuals and firms can address those challenges. The course aims to enhance the skills and expertise of students through combining examination of ethical and managerial theory with discussion of common ethical problems in context. Contemporary ethical and social issues will be examined through the use of case studies, class discussions and debates. Course material includes individual ethical theory, the development of ethical organizational culture, the development of ethical management systems designed to respond to ethical challenges, and wide-ranging discussion regarding major trends, challenges, and opportunities in the field of ethical business.

Fall Term 2020
SMO 301 - Behavior in Organizations

Provides an understanding of the behavior of individuals in organizations. Draws from psychology, sociology, organization theory and covers topics such as personality, motivation, leadership, communication, conflict, and group dynamics. Prerequisite: Not open to students in the Faculty of Business. Open only to students from other faculties where the course is a requirement. Not to be taken by students with credit in SMO 200, 201 or 310.

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
SMO 402 - Management Skills for Supervisors and Leaders

The purpose of this course is to increase understanding of leadership roles and skill in exercising those roles. These include team building, mentoring, managing conflict, delegating, managing participative decision making, creative problem solving, and time and stress management. Prerequisite: SMO 201, 301 or 310. Open to third- and fourth-year students.

Winter Term 2021
SMO 413 - Rights in the Work Place

This is a comprehensive study of rights in the work place. It examines principles of human resource management as guided by statutes and case law by courts and administrative tribunals. Prerequisite: SMO 201, 301 or 310. Open to third- and fourth-year students.

Winter Term 2021

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