Organization Theory (MAN213) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Organization Theory MAN213 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şule Tuzlukaya
Course Assistants
Course Objectives At the end of this course, participants will be able to understand, analyze and appreciate: 1. Classical, neoclassical and modern theories of organization. 2. The research organization as a social system. 3. The importance of and process for goal setting and defining strategy in an organization. 4. The structure and design of an organization. 5. Communication in the organization.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To determine the main components Organizational structure
  • To understand the historical development of Organization Theory
  • To provide an insight regarding to environment-organization relationship
Course Content Fundamental concepts of organization structure and design; the evolution of organization theory, organizational effectiveness, organizational structure and environment.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Organizations and Organizations Theory Class Notes and Daft, Chapter 1
2 Historical Roots of Organization Theory and Management Class notes and PPts
3 Fundamentals of Organization Structure Richard L. Daft, Chapter 3
4 Strategy, Organization Design and Effectiveness Richard L. Daft, Chapter 2
5 The External Environment Richard L. Daft, Chapter 4
6 Interorganizational Relationships Richard Daft, Chapter 5
7 Global Organization Design Richard L,Daft, Chapter 6
8 Mid term Exam
9 Manufacturing and Service Technologies Richard L.Daft, Chapter 7
10 Information Technology and Control Richard L.Daft, Chapter 8
11 Organization Size, life cycle and decline Richard L.Daft, Chapter 9
12 Innovation and Change Richard L.Daft, Chapter 11
13 Decision Making Process Richard L.Daft, Chapter 12
14 Confict, Power and Politics Richard L.Daft, Chapter 13
15 Organizational Culture Richard L.Daft, Chapter 14


Course Book 1. Daft,R. 2007.Understanding the Theory and Design of Organizations, South Western.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 30
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
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 Having the conceptual and applied knowledge about the basic functions of the business and gaining the ability to use the knowledge X
2 To be able to diagnose the problems related to the field of business, to use scientific approaches effectively in the solution of problems and decision-making processes. X
3 To be able to reveal and analyze the environmental, social, global effects and legal consequences of the applications related to the basic functions of the business. X
4 To be able to analyze information and reports that concern businesses at the national, regional and global level, to set strategic goals according to the results obtained
5 Gain the ability to use, report and interpret Business Information Systems and sub-modules required by business management
6 Planning necessary activities such as starting a new business with innovative and creative thinking and taking risks for the sustainability of the business, finding resources, making market analysis, preparing a business plan, and using the learned information in this direction.
7 Being aware of the fact that the research and learning process continues throughout life, to be able to follow the scientific and technological developments related to the business, to support oneself and the organization in innovation and continuous development. X
8 To have the necessary leadership and managerial skills to achieve business objectives effectively and efficiently. X
9 To be able to conduct scientific research in the field of business and report the results of the research to be used in managerial decision-making processes.
10 To be able to transfer information about the field of business using effective verbal, written and visual communication methods in the language of learning and professional English X
11 To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values X
12 Working effectively with different disciplines or multicultural teams, taking responsibility, making risk analysis, adapting to change, critical thinking and using initiative in problem solving X
13 .

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 2 10 20
Homework Assignments 2 10 20
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 128