INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2013-2014

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. Managing/Organising in a Changing Global Environment (Ch. 3)
  5. Managing/Organising in a Changing Global Environment (Ch.3)
  6. Basic Challenges of Organisational Design (Ch.4)
  7. Basic Challenges of Organisational Design (Ch.4)
  8. MIDTERM
  9. Designing Organisational Structure: Authority and Control (Ch.5)
  10. Designing Organisational Structure: Specialisation and Coordination (Ch.6)
  11. Designing Organisational Structure: Specialisation and Coordination (Ch.6)
  12. Creating and Managing Organisational Culture (Ch.7)
  13. Creating and Managing Organisational Culture (Ch.7)
  14. Project Presentations

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
      Description (%)
      Method Quantity Percentage (%)
      Total: 0
      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