ECTS - Contemporary Organization Theory

Contemporary Organization Theory (MAN623) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Contemporary Organization Theory MAN623 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Ph.D.
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şule Tuzlukaya
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To examine different theories that are developed for understanding and explaining organizational phenomenon and
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To understand the historical process and background of OT
  • To understand different organizational theories
  • To compare different organizational theories
Course Content Evolution of organization theories and contemporary organization theories, resource dependence theory, social network theory, institutional theory, agency theory.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Management & Organization Theory Course notes and related articles
2 Historical development of organizational studies Course notes and related articles
3 Early Development of OT field Course notes and related articles
4 Contingency Theory and Configuration Theory Course notes and related articles
5 Epistemological critics towards Contingecy Theory Course notes and related articles
6 Resource Dependence Theory Course notes and related articles
7 Agency Theory and Transaction Cost Theory Course notes and related articles
8 Midterm Exam
9 Organizational Ecology Theory Course notes and related articles
10 New Institutional Theory Course notes and related articles
11 New Institutional Theory-Contemporary Approaches Course notes and related articles
12 Social Network Theory Course notes and related articles
13 Postmodern Approaches Course notes and related articles
14 Critical Studies Course notes and related articles
15 Final Exam


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Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 10 3
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 20
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 12 73
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 1. To have the ability to present a research problem, develop hypotheses, make research designs, reach conclusions by using qualitative/quantitative methods, and make academic publications by making the necessary literature review.
2 2. To be aware of research ethics.
3 3. To contribute to the process of becoming an information society by constantly following technological, social or cultural developments in the academic and professional context.
4 4. To be able to look at the problems that arise in businesses both theoretically, conceptually and from the perspective of a researcher.
5 5. To be able to use knowledge that requires expertise in analyzing, synthesizing and evaluating new and complex ideas by comprehending the interaction between various disciplines related to the field of business.
6 6. To be able to produce solutions by developing new strategic approaches by thinking holistically and creatively in complex situations that are not foreseen to be encountered in applications in the field of business.
7 7. To be able to master the basic concepts and methods in the field of general business administration.
8 8. To be able to dominate the academic literature and international developments in the field of general business administration.
9 9. To be able to transfer information about the business area by using effective verbal, written and visual communication methods.
10 10. To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values
11 11. To be able to work effectively with different disciplines or multicultural teams, to take responsibility, to make risk analysis, to keep up with change, to think critically and to use initiative in problem solving

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 20 20
Project 1 30 30
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 40 40
Total Workload 138