Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
The Psychology Of Work and Unemployment KPD 507 0 3 + 0 3 8
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ALİ HAYDAR ŞAR
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res. Asisst. Çınar Kaya
Course Category
Course Objective Having the student,especially those who will specialize in human resources, be acquainted with the psychological aspects of business life, and providing information about the importance of employee-work harmony ways that have basic knowledge on with each other characteristics of work and the ways to maintain this harmony with regard to organizational effectiveness and employee satisfaction.
Course Content Work, Unemployment, Jobs and Unemployment Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Organizational Attitudes and Behaviors, Motivation to Work
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Can explain the need for business analysis, especially its importance for employees and explains how to analyze different kinds of jobs. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Determines which analysis technique is appropriate for which work and purpose. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
3 Describes application conditions for each method and technique. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
4 Describes the staff training process in terms of the principles of learning psychology and compares knows the methods and techniques in this regard. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Describes the importance of the performance valuation process for employees and the management and compares the methods and techniques used in this process. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
6 Defines the concept of motivation, explains the importance of motivation at work Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 Describes and compares Theories of Motivation. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
8 Explains applications of effective motivation in organizations. Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing,
9 Determines the appropriate conditions of business environment and explains the need for and the ways to maintain those conditions. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
10 Defines unemployment and the retirement; discusses their psychological aspects. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Work Psychology and its scope of interest
2 Introduction Personnel Psychology
3 Work Analysis
4 Personnel Selection
5 Staff Training and Development
6 Performance Evaluation
7 Mid-term exam
8 Introduction to Organizational Psychology; Organizational attitudes and behaviors
9 Work Motivation
10 Work environment conditions
11 Adaptation of Physical, Social and Time-related Conditions of Work for Employees
12 Job design
13 Psychology of Unemployment and the Retirement
14 General Overview
Course Notes Bilgin,L.(1994) Endüstri ve Örgüt Psikolojisi Ders Notları. Eskişehir.
Course Resources Tınar,M.Y.( 1996)Çalışma Psikolojisi.İzmir
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Ödev 60
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 20
1. Final 80
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 7 112
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 190
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 7.6
dersAKTSKredisi 8