ECTS - Personality and Organizational Psychology

Personality and Organizational Psychology (ISL315) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Personality and Organizational Psychology ISL315 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Observation Case Study, Brain Storming.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Dr. Burcu Tosun
Course Assistants
Course Objectives At the end of the semestre, students are expected to get knowledge about: • What kind of behaviors people have in organizations, why they behave like that and the consequences of those behaviors in the workplace • The concepts and the links needed to estimate employee behaviors • Organizational behaviors caused by personality differences
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To comprehend what kind of behaviors people have in organizations, why they behave like that and the consequences of those behaviors in the workplace and evaluating that knowledge on samples from ordinary life
  • Comprehending the concepts and making the connections needed to estimate employee behaviors
  • Getting the skills to interpret the organizational behaviors caused by personality differences
Course Content Concepts of personality and organizational psychology; personality related issues such as attitude, motivation, perception; individuals within the work environment.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 What is organizational psychology?
2 Case study Chapter1
3 What is personality? Course notes and slides
4 Case study Course notes and slides
5 What are the factors affecting personality? Course notes and slides
6 Case study Course notes and slides
7 What are the effects of personality on organizational psychology? Course notes and slides
8 Case study Course notes and slides
9 Midterm exam Chapter1 and course notes and slides
10 Group dynamics Chapter12
11 Case study Chapter12
12 Motivation and leadership Chapters 8 & 13
13 Case study Chapters 8 & 13
14 Organizational culture Chapter15
15 Case study Chapter15
16 Final exam Chapters 1, 8, 12, 13, 15 & course notes and slides


Course Book 1. Introduction to Industrial/ Organizational Psychology - Ronald E. Riggio Çeviri Editörü: Prof. Dr. Belkıs ÖZKARA, 6. Basımdan çeviri, Mayıs 2014. Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık.
Other Sources 2. Vakalar, filmler, videolar, ders notları, slaytlar

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 10 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 4 20
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 16 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
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
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.
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.
8 To have the necessary leadership and managerial skills to achieve business objectives effectively and efficiently.
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
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 5 5 25
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics 4 5 20
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 128