INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2014-2015

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
MAN 217 Organization Theory Undergraduate 2 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Muhammed Said DİNÇ, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Edin Smajic Muhammed Said DİNÇ, Assoc. 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. Managing/Organising in a Changing Global Environment (Ch.3)
  7. Basic Challenges of Organisational Design (Ch.4)
  8. Basic Challenges of Organisational Design (Ch.4)
  9. MIDTERM EXAM
  10. Designing Organisational Structure: Authority and Control (Ch.5)
  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
    • Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Project
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    • Recitation
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz10
    Midterm Exam(s)30
    Term Paper15
    Final Exam145
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • Jones, G. R. (2010). Organisational Theory, Design, and Change: Text and Cases, 6th ed., Prentice Hall, NJ.
      • Robbins, S. P. and Barnwell, N. (2006). Organization Theory-Concepts and Cases, 5th Edition, Prentice Hall, NJ.

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
      Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
      Final Examination(1 week) 0
      Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
      Preparation for Final Examination 0
      Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
      Seminar / Presentation 0
      Total Workload: 0
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0