ECTSOrganizational Power and Politics

Organizational Power and Politics (ISL403) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Organizational Power and Politics ISL403 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Türkçe
Course Type Technical Elective Courses
Course Level Lisans
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 The major aim of this course is to introduce power and politics within the organizational settings. Given that, this course is designed for students aiming to enhance their knowledge regarding power and political issues from interpersonal, organizational and inter-organizational perspectives.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To learn understanding different sources of power
  • To learn the different approaches of power
  • To be able to recognize relationship between power and politics
Course Content The political strategies within the organizational settings; relationship between power and politics.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Organizations Daft,R. pp. 2-23
2 Interorganizational Relationships Daft,R.pp:148-174
3 Interorganizational Relationships Daft,R.pp:148-174
4 Concept of Power Robbins ve Judge:pp.400-405
5 Bases of Power Robbins ve Judge:pp.410-415
6 Interpersonal Power Course Notes
7 Midterm Exam
8 Organizational Power Course Notes
9 Inter-organizational Powe Course Notes
10 Power tactics Course Notes
11 Power and Politics Course Notes
12 Power and Politics Course Notes
13 Leadership and power Course notes
14 Power,politics and culture Course notes
15 Power,politics and culture Course notes
16 Final Exam


Other Sources 1. Daft,R.2010.Organization Theory and Design,10th Edition, South-Western Publishing
3. Tsoukas,H and Chia,R.2011. Philosophy and Organization Theory, Research in the Sociology of Organizations,Vol 32
7. Ders Notları
Course Book 6. Pfeffer,J.2000.Örgütlerde Güç ve Politika

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 5 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 7 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
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 Understanding and explaining the concepts regarding to the main fields of Management (Management, Production, Marketing, Accounting- Finance) and gaining the ability to apply these skills in management.
2 Gaining the ability to use technology required for buseiness administration
3 An ability to analyze the information and reports of the markets and businesses and setting goals with respect to results of the analysis.
4 An ability to trace and evaluate the global, local and/or regional developments related to businesses and making strategic decisions.
5 An ability to set a innovative business or an ability to use the knowledge in the operations of management(taking risk, finding resources, making market research, and preparing business plans etc.)
6 An ability to apply knowledge regarding functions of management.
7 An ability to have oral and written communication skills particular to management and use these skills effectively in professional relations
8 Compliance with rules of Socials and business ethics and to the principles of social responsibility
9 An ability to use life-long learning approach in order to adapt constantly changing environmental factors (technological, political ,economical, and socio cultural etc.)
10 An ability to conduct research on management and reporting the outcomes with the related parties.
11 Taking responsibility within the teamwork, thinking critically and taking initiative in problem solving.
12 Using professional English in written and verbal communication. ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)
13 Having knowledge about law required by management.

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 10 10
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 30 30
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 40 40
Total Workload 128