Organization Theory & Design

Course Code: 
BBA 201
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Application: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Prerequisite Courses: 
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The "Organization Theory and Design" is designed to familiarize the students with the basic concepts, principles, models, theories, and practices of organizations, organization structures and organizational processes.
Course Content: 

The course is organized around the structural and contextual dimensions of organizations.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 9: Simulation, 12: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Homework, C: Performance

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

Understand the organizations as open systems and how it interacts with surrounding environment

17

1,2,3,12

A,C

Distinguish the different organizational structural forms

7

1,2,3,12

A,C

Have insight about the dynamic processes in the organizations like decision making.

4

1,2,3,12

A,C

Realize and implements the effects of the forces of organizational size, culture, environment, power and politics on  organizational design.

1

1,2,3,12

A,C

Analyzes external and internal environment of organizations

17

1,2,3,12

A,C

Created linkages with different topics of the course

19

1,2,3,12

A,C

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction to Course

 

2

Organizations and Organization Theory

Chapter 1, Articles

3

Strategy, Organization Design and Effectiveness

Chapter 2, Articles

4

Fundamentals of Organization Structure

Chapter 3, Articles

5

The External Environment

Chapter 4, Articles

6

Interorganizational Relationships

Chapter 5, Articles

7

Designing Organizations for the International Environment

Chapter 6, Articles

8

MIDTERM EXAM

 

9

Manufacturing and Service Technologies

Chapter 7, Articles

10

Information Technology and Control

Chapter 8, Articles

11

Organization Size, Life Cycle and Decline

Chapter 9, Articles

12

Organizational Culture and Ethical Values

Chapter 10, Articles

13

Innovation and Change

Chapter 11, Articles

14

Decision-Making Processes

Chapter 12, Articles

15

Review

 

16

Final exam

 

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Organization Theory and Design”, Richard L. Daft, Jonathon Murphy, Hugh Willmott, South - Western

Additional Resources

Cases Related with topics, Articles

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Cases Related with topics, Articles

Assignments

Students projects about selected contemporary topics

Exams

 

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-term

1

50

Participation & Attendance

1

20

Assignment

1

30

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

Students should possess the sufficient knowledge, discipline and responsibility to be able to conduct independent study/ project/research and a comprehensive research and/or project report.

 

 

 

X

 

2

Students should be able to fulfill their responsibility in teams and projects in businesses as well as being able and capable to act as a leader.

 

 

 

 

 

3

Students should be able to design and plan projects to achieve organizational goals and objectives and/or improve organizational performance.

 

 

 

 

 

4

Students should be able to critically evaluate the body of knowledge in the fast changing global business administration arena and the specialization areas (management and organization, accounting and finance, information technology, operations management and marketing), assess self-competency, and direct self-learning efforts accordingly.

 

 

 

X

 

5

Students should understand the importance of life-long learning and self assessment to maintain their personal and professional development.

 

 

 

 

 

6

Students should understand that the rapidly-evolving dynamics of national and global environments requires flexible thinking, adaptability, and the ability to formulate innovative solutions to pursue a successful career.

 

 

 

 

 

7

Students should be able to effectively communicate in written or oral English with people from diverse backgrounds, and should have the English proficiency to follow and interpret the global dynamics that shape the business administration and the specialization areas (management and organization, accounting and finance, information technology, operations management and marketing).

 

 

 

 

x

8

Students should be able to clearly and effectively convey their knowledge, ideas, research, and conclusions supported with relevant data, in national/international interdisciplinary academic and professional settings in Turkish or in English.

 

 

 

 

 

9

Students should understand the importance of respect for individual and cultural diversity, and should be able to emphatically interact with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds in social and professional settings.

 

 

 

 

 

10

Students should be able to effectively utilize computer, communication and information technologies commonly used in business administration and specialization areas (management and organization, accounting and finance, information technology, operations management and marketing).

 

 

 

 

 

11

Students should understand the standards of personal, professional and social ethics, evaluate the ethical implications of various practices related to the area of business administration, and have awareness of the importance of ethical behavior in adding value to society.

 

 

 

 

 

12

Students should understand the personal, social and ecological dimensions of social responsibility and have the awareness that being socially responsible is an active citizenship duty of each and every individual.

 

 

 

 

 

13

Students should know that universality of social rights and social justice are the principle components of contemporary society and that scientific thinking in essential prerequisite for maintaining social advancement and global competitiveness.

 

 

 

 

 

14

Students should understand the importance of quality, safety and health management, corporate social responsibility, personal, professional and cross-cultural respect and professional ethics in maintaining organizational sustainability.

 

 

 

 

 

15

Students should possess the essential body of knowledge in the area of business administration and the specialized areas (management and organization, accounting and finance, information technology, operations management and marketing); including the state-of-the-art concepts, theories and models, historical evolution of the discipline, the scientific methodology in general, and the research tools and techniques utilized in their discipline, in particular. Students should know how to access, select and effectively utilize sources of knowledge in the business administration area for further development.

 

 

 

 

 

16

Students should grasp core theories and concepts in the academic disciplines closely related with business administration and the specialization areas (management and organization, accounting and finance, information technology, operations management and marketing); such as law and economics, and understand the global dynamics that shape their discipline.

 

 

 

 

 

17

Students should be able to think critically, utilize conceptual and applied knowledge in the area of business administration and the specialization areas (management and organization, accounting and finance, information technology, operations management and marketing) to analyze an organizational environment, understand organizational processes, identify relationships among system components, diagnose underlying problems and make recommendations.

 

 

 

 

X

18

Students should be able to use the concepts, theories and methodologies of the area of business administration in order to employ the appropriate tools and techniques to collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data, interpret results, draw inferences and propose solutions.

 

 

 

 

 

19

Students should understand the interdependency and interrelationship among disciplines, be able to relate and synthesize knowledge from diverse disciplines and draw novel conclusions.

 

 

 

x

 

 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours)

16

3

48

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

16

3

48

Mid-terms

1

10

10

Projects

1

8

8

Final examination

1

15

15

Total Work Load

 

 

129

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

5.16

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5