Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Administrative Psychology SBK 434 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. MUSTAFA LÜTFİ ŞEN
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. MUSTAFA LÜTFİ ŞEN,
Course Assistants Res. Asst. Abdülkadir Aksoy
Course Category Teaching Suitable For Field
Course Objective Examining the socio-psychological aspects and behavioral patterns of public personnel.
Course Content Field of administrative psychology, psychological problems in administration, managing of human resources, recruiting and education of personnel, grouping and group psychology, relations between administration and environment will be analyzed in this course.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 S/he recognizes the social and psychological problems of personnel with the help of scientific research methods such as using questionnaires and interviews. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Case Study, Oral Exam, Homework, Testing,
2 S/he finds solutions for social and psychological problems of public personnel. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 S/he analyses the theories of administrative behavior. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 S/he tests the coherence between work and personnel. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 S/he develops mechanisms to ensure personnel participation. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
6 S/he develops policies that motivate the personnel. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Evolution of administrative and organizational psychology
2 Theories of administrative psychology
3 Modern theories of administrative psychology
4 Analyzing personality and differences
5 Groups in organizations and group dynamics
6 Conflict in organizations
8 Problem of monotonousness at work and its solution
9 Motivation in organizations
10 Organizational culture
11 Organizational decision-making
12 Participation in organizations
13 Permanence of employment and personnel circulation
14 Leadership
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Have knowledge on public administration (e.g. administrative sciences, bureaucracy, Turkish public administration, local government and comparative public administration), new management techniques (e.g. strategic management, performance management, human resource management), politics and sociology (e.g. political science, history of political thought, Turkish political life, sociology, social structure of Turkey, contemporary political movements and political parties), public law (e.g. Turkish constitutional law, administrative law) and private law, urbanization, environmental problems and environment legislation. X
2 Using fundamental statistical package programs, making researches on academic and occupational issues, and gripping research processes. X
3 Having potential and ability of development himself/herself on the career fields of public administration like governing, inspectorship and controllership. X
4 Predominant on public law as well as private law, follows changes of legislations, comments legislations and adapts it to practice.
5 Having qualities for varying positions of management (for instance human resources, public relations, finance and inspection) in public organizations, political institutions, private sector and non-profit establishments.
6 Having different views for issues, facts and cases, having capacity of proposing solutions, and preparing program and decision drafts. X
7 Following theoretical and practical developments in the fields of administration, law, politics, urbanization and environmental issues at national and international levels.
8 Following technologies of informatics, fundamental computer programs, information systems on administration and management field, and using them effectively. X
9 Compatible for team work, having ability of taking initiative, open for innovative ideas and analytical thought. X
10 Using Turkish properly, expressing himself/herself accurately and has ability of empathy. X
11 Know at least one foreign occupational language. X
12 Awareness of professional and scientific ethical codes. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 60
1. Ara Sınav 40
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Assignment 1 20 20
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 128
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.12
dersAKTSKredisi 5