Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Organization and Society IKY 421 7 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. FUAT MAN
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. FUAT MAN,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Providing basic knowledge on organizational issues by considering the effects of organizations on society and the effects of society on organizations
and by taking into account that modern human beings spend most of their time in organizations, raising awareness for the importance of the human factor for forming internal structures of organizations and internal change.
Course Content In the content of the course, basic conceps defining the relation between society and organization will be evaluated and issues (power, trust, surveillance etc.) related to organizations in modern society will be explored
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Defining the basic concepts explaining the realations between organizations and society Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Stating organizations purposefully Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 Identfying organizations as indispensable parts of the modern society and engaging in continuous change. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 Identfying contribution of individuals´ added value ( such as participatory, democratic structures etc.) for internal mechanisms of the organisations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 Proposing ideas for organization change Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
6 Restating organizational development and issues (power, trust, surveillance etc.) related to organizations in modern society Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction: Organisations in modern societies / Ccontent of the class
2 Modernity as a basis of modern oraganisations and the ideology of modernity
3 The debates on post idustrial society
4 Bureaucracy and post-bureaucracy
5 Taylorism and Scientific Management, Fayol and Management Process
6 Neoclassical Organizational Theory
7 Culture and ideology
9 Organisational culture
10 Labour control in organisations: Organizational Surveillance
11 Power in Organizations
12 Post-modernism
13 Postmodern organisations
14 Conclusion and debate
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having adequte scientific knowledge of Human Resources Management, basic business concepts and other social sciences X
2 Thinking critically and analytically X
3 Having knowledge of communication and information technologies X
4 In-depth understanding of the research process and application of a range of research techniques into studies, researches and projects X
5 In-depth understanding of usage of Human Resources Management and other social sciences theoretical and applied knowledge together. X
6 Ability to interpret basic Business concepts from Human Resource Management perspective X
7 Ability to implement basic HRM responsibilities in institutions such as HR Planning and staffing, labor relations, occupational healthy and safety, training planning, performance and rewards management, career planning, employment and interview techniques and legal HR issues X
8 Implementing quality process approach into HRM process by considering institutional development, internal and external customer satisfaction; in case of need, having sense of responsibility making contribution for problem solving and continuous development and process excellence ability by problem identification, goal setting, reorganisation and change management skills X
9 Management of resources and assets by considering budgetary, financial and legal issues; management of projects/operations with the ability of planning, implementation, and auditing; Having skills on management of self and other people X
10 Enriching result oriented working approach with continous learning approach X
11 Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to present ideas and information effectively X
12 Being good at one foreign language, ability to communicate written and orally
13 Ability to work with people of various cultural and educational background by valuing team work, developing emphathy and listening skills X
14 Being conscious on social, academic and professional ethical values X
15 Development of critical theoretical appreciation of ´how´, ´why´ and ´where´ HRM contributes to and supports employee and societal development, and implementing these approach for applied and graduate projects and working life X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 65
1. Ödev 15
2. Ödev 10
3. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 2 5 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 120
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.8
dersAKTSKredisi 5