INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2012-2013

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BUS 211 Organization Theory Undergraduate 2 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 208 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Muhammed Said DİNÇ, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Serkan BAYRAKTAROĞLU, Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The course examines the basic topics in organisation theory. Topics include organisations and organisation effectiveness, stakeholders, managers, and ethics, managing in a changing global environment, basic challenges of organisational design, designing organisational structure: authority and control, designing organisational structure: specialization and control, creating and managing organisational culture, and managing conflict, power, and politics.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction, Organisations and Organisational Effectiveness (Ch.1)
  2. Organisations and Organisational Effectiveness (Ch.1)
  3. Stakeholders, Managers, and Ethics (Ch.2)
  4. Stakeholders, Managers, and Ethics (Ch.2)
  5. Managing/Organising in a Changing Global Environment (Ch.3)
  6. Basic Challenges of Organisational Design (Ch.4)
  7. Designing Organisational Structure: Authority and Control (Ch.5)
  8. MIDTERM
  9. Designing Organisational Structure: Specialisation and Coordination (Ch.6)
  10. Creating and Managing Organisational Culture (Ch.7)
  11. Creating and Managing Organisational Culture (Ch.7)
  12. Managing Conflict, Power, and Politics (Ch.14)
  13. Project Presentations
  14. Project Presentations

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Project
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    • Other:Quiz
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Homework10
    Midterm Exam(s)30
    Term Paper10
    Total: 50
    Learning outcomes
    • Organization Theory
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Jones, G. R. (2010). Organisational Theory, Design, and Change: Text and Cases, 6th ed., Prentice Hall, NJ.

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)348144
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)23264
    Midterm Examination (1 week)1 0
    Final Examination(1 week)1 0
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination50
    Total Workload: 208
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 8