INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2015-2016

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
MAN 204 Organization Theory Undergraduate 2 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 4 2 + 1 103 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Muhammed Said DİNÇ, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ensar Mekić Said Dinç, Instructor
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Organization theory is a course which is concerned with the study of organizations. Organization theory looks at organizations and their structure.

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. Stakeholders, Managers, and Ethics (Ch.2)
  3. Stakeholders, Managers, and Ethics (Ch.2)
  4. Managing/Organising in a Changing Global Environment (Ch.3), Quiz 1
  5. Managing/Organising in a Changing Global Environment (Ch. 3)
  6. Basic Challenges of Organisational Design (Ch.4), Quiz 2
  7. Basic Challenges of Organisational Design (Ch.4), Explanation of Term Paper
  8. MIDTERM (04 - 11.04.2016 )
  9. Designing Organisational Structure: Authority and Control (Ch.5)
  10. Designing Organisational Structure: Authority and Control (Ch.5)
  11. Designing Organisational Structure: Specialisation and Coordination (Ch.6), Quiz 3
  12. Designing Organisational Structure: Specialisation and Coordination (Ch.6)
  13. Creating and Managing Organisational Culture (Ch.7)
  14. Creating and Managing Organisational Culture (Ch.7)

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz39
    Homework111
    Midterm Exam(s)130
    Attendance5
    Final Exam145
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • After completion of this course, students should understand how to maintain organizations
    • Understand how stakeholders should behave ethically
    • Understand how to survive in a changing global environment
    • Understand how to manage the challenges of organisational design
    • Understand how to manage organizational culture
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Jones, G. R. (2010). Organizational 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)15230
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)15115
    Midterm Examination (1 week)122
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination11414
    Preparation for Final Examination11515
    Assignment / Homework/ Project11515
    Seminar / Presentation11010
    Total Workload: 103
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 4