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 Acquires sufficient knowledge in mathematics, natural sciences, and related engineering disciplines; gains the ability to use theoretical and applied knowledge in these fields in solving complex engineering problems.
2 Gains the ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; acquires the skill to select and apply appropriate analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3 Gains the ability to design a complex system, process, device, or product to meet specific requirements under realistic constraints and conditions, and applies modern design methods for this purpose. X
4 Develops the skills to develop, select, and use modern techniques and tools necessary for the analysis and solution of complex problems encountered in industrial engineering applications; gains the ability to effectively use information technologies.
5 Gains the ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for the investigation of complex engineering problems or discipline-specific research topics.
6 Acquires the ability to work effectively in intra-disciplinary and multidisciplinary teams, as well as individual work skills.
7 Acquires effective oral and written communication skills in Turkish; at least one foreign language proficiency; gains the ability to write effective reports, understand written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
8 Develops awareness of the necessity of lifelong learning; gains the ability to access information, follow developments in science and technology, and continuously renew oneself.
9 Acquires the consciousness of adhering to ethical principles, and gains professional and ethical responsibility awareness. Gains knowledge about the standards used in industrial engineering applications.
10 Gains knowledge about practices in the business life such as project management, risk management, and change management. Develops awareness about entrepreneurship and innovation. Gains knowledge about sustainable development.
11 Gains knowledge about the universal and social dimensions of the impacts of industrial engineering applications on health, environment, and safety, as well as the problems reflected in the engineering field of the era. Gains awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.
12 Gains skills in the design, development, implementation, and improvement of integrated systems involving human, material, information, equipment, and energy. X
13 Gains knowledge about appropriate analytical and experimental methods, as well as computational methods, for ensuring system integration.

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