Organization Theory (MBA506) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Organization Theory MBA506 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şule ERDEM TUZLUKAYA
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course is designed to give information to students about organizations and organization theories.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • to gain information about organizations and organization theory
  • To learn fundamental concepts of organizational structure
  • to understand the impact of organizational external environment
  • To understand the effect of technology on decision making and control processes
Course Content Fundamental concepts of organization structure and design, the evolution of organization theory, organizational effectiveness and organizational structure and environment.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Chapter 1
2 Organizations and Organization Theory Chapter 1
3 Strategy, Organization Design and Effectiveness Chapter 2
4 Fundamentals of Organization Structure Chapter 3
5 The external Environment Chapter 4
6 Interorganizational Relationships Chapter 5
7 Designing organizations for the international environment Chapter 6
8 Mİdterm
9 Manufacturing and Service Technologies Chapter 7
10 Using Information technology for Control and Coordination Chapter 8
11 Organization size, life cycle and decline Chapter 9
12 Organizational Culture and Ethical values Chapter 10
13 Innovation and Change Chapter 11
14 Decision Making Process Chapter 12
15 Conflict, Power and politics Chapter 13
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Daft,Richard. Organization Theory and Design.2011. 10th Ed.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project 1 20
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 60
Toplam 3 120
Percentage of Semester Work 40
Percentage of Final Work 60
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 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary domains.
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 An ability to communicate effectively.
8 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
9 A knowledge of contemporary issues.
10 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
11 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies
12 An ability to produce engineering products or prototypes that solve real-life problems.
13 Skills that contribute to professional knowledge.
14 An ability to make methodological scientific research.
15 An ability to produce, report and present an original or known scientific body of knowledge.
16 An ability to defend an originally produced idea.

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