Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Industrial Sociology IKY 101 1 4 + 0 4 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. FUAT MAN
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. FUAT MAN,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective The general objective of this course is to introduce basic issues related to sociology of work.By the end of the course, successful students should be able to:
Course Content The course will involve an analysis of mentality and types of work in traditional and modern societies.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Critically evaluating traditonal and modern types of work, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Restating historical background of chnages in working life, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 Illustrating relations of working life with political, economic and social structures, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 Forming and questioning of human resouces/labour management policies of any organization, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 Recognizing labor rights as human rights, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
6 Evaluating sociological basis of social justice and compromise in the light of various approaches and thoughts. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction: Sociological thinking
2 Industrial sociaty, capitalism and the birth of sociology
3 The classics of sociological thinking: Comte, Durkheim, Marx and Weber
4 Poverty and social exclusion
5 Class and stratification
6 Politics and state
7 Welfare state
9 Work: A sociological inquiry
10 The transformation of meaning of work: from ancient age to modern age
11 Labour process
12 Taylorism and Fordism
13 Post-fordism and Toyotism
14 Work in liquid modern age: rising and decline of labour
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
2 Thinking critically and analytically
3 Having knowledge of communication and information technologies
4 In-depth understanding of the research process and application of a range of research techniques into studies, researches and projects
5 In-depth understanding of usage of Human Resources Management and other social sciences theoretical and applied knowledge together.
6 Ability to interpret basic Business concepts from Human Resource Management perspective
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
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
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
10 Enriching result oriented working approach with continous learning approach
11 Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to present ideas and information effectively
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
14 Being conscious on social, academic and professional ethical values
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
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 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 2 2 4
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 156
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.24
dersAKTSKredisi 5