Organization Theory (ISL506) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Organization Theory ISL506 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Social Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Team/Group, Brain Storming.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Neşe Songür
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To put forward basic issues and perspectives in Organizational theory and Management in a comprehensive manner, to evaluate the development of management science in the context of change and to provide management techniques and skills for business life.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To assess and interpret the historical development of management science in terms of changes in the world
  • To apply the modern management techniques to business world
  • To determine the appropriate organizational structure according to the variables such as business processes, cost, competition and culture
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 to organization teory and basic concepts. Related chapters in the references
2 Classical organization theories *Taylor: Scientific Management Approach *Fayol: Administative Process Theory *Weber: Ideal bureaucracy Related chapters in the references
3 Classical organization theories *Taylor: Scientific Management Approach *Fayol: Administative Process Theory *Weber: Ideal bureaucracy Related chapters in the references
4 Neo-classical organization theories *E. Mayo: Hawthorne and Western Electric Company *Woodward : Management and Technology Related chapters in the references
5 Modern organization theories *”Systems” approach Related chapters in the references
6 Contingency approach Related chapters in the references
7 Midterm Exam Related chapters in the references
8 Organizational development and management develeopment Related chapters in the references
9 Contemporary Approaches to Business Related chapters in the references
10 Total Quality management and continuous improvement Quality standarts: ISO 9000 Quality management systems-Quality rewards- EFQM Excellence Model Related chapters in the references
11 Benchmarking Related chapters in the references
12 Re-engineering Related chapters in the references
13 Learning organizations Related chapters in the references
14 Strategic management Related chapters in the references
15 General assesment of the course
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Koçel, Tamer., İşletme Yöneticiliği, Arıkana Basım Yayım Dağıtım, 2010.
2. Eren, Erol., Yönetim ve Organizasyon Çağdaş ve Küresel Yaklaşımlar, Beta Basım, 2009
Other Sources 3. Öğretim üyesi notları

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 4 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 6 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
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 1.To be able to combine and use the knowledge of their undergraduate program area with the knowledge of business administration.
2 2. To acquire the ability to produce constructive solutions by taking responsibility in case of encountering unforeseen complex (crisis, etc.) situations related to the field of health institutions management.
3 3. To be able to comprehend the basic concepts and basic functions of health management at the level of expertise.
4 4. To have knowledge about research methods and techniques and to be able to use them.
5 5. An ability to set a innovative business or an ability to use the knowledge in the operations of Health Care Management(taking risk, finding resources, making market research, and preparing business plans etc.)
6 6. To be able to use the right project management techniques for effective project planning.
7 7. To be able to produce innovative and creative ideas and to put these ideas into practice.
8 8. To be able to reach scientific knowledge in the field of Health Institutions Management, to monitor, evaluate and apply the current literature. X
9 9. To be able to transfer information about the business area by using effective verbal, written and visual communication methods.
10 10. To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values. X
11 11. To be able to work effectively with different disciplines or multicultural teams, to take responsibility, to make risk analysis, to keep up with change, to think critically and to use initiative in problem solving.
12 12. To have the ability to present a research problem, to develop hypotheses, to design a research, to reach a conclusion by using qualitative/quantitative methods, and to make academic publications by making the necessary literature review.
13 .

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 4 56
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 4 15 60
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 40 40
Total Workload 176