Organizational Behavior

Course Code: 
BBA 202
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Application: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Prerequisite Courses: 
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to introduce the basic concepts and theories related to organizational behavior to understand and to explain human behavior at individual, group and organizational level.
Course Content: 

Organizational behavior (OB) is about the study of knowledge and application concerning human behavior in work settings. OB examines its subjects at three level as individual, group and organizational level. OB provides a good opportunity for researchers to understand, to explain and to predict acts of organizational members in the course of the achievement of organizational objectives.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Exam , B: Assignment, C: Student Presentations

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) Explains the basic principles lying behing individual differences

1, 3

1,2,3

A,B,C

2) Lists important work related attitudes and explains the importance of these attitudes in terms of individuals and organizaions.

1, 3

1,2,3

A,B,C

3) Describes motivation concept and theories and explains the motivation tools and their aim that can bu used to motivate employees.

1, 2, 3

1,2,3

A,B,C

4) Understans group dynamics and teams and analyses the role of leader in this dynamics.

7, 10

1,2,3

A,B,C

5) Analyses the effects of culture and cultural values on the way of doing business and organizational applications.

2, 3, 7

1,2,3

A,B,C

6) Explains the importance and effects of macro level concepts such as organizational culture and organizational change on employees.

2, 3, 7, 10

1,2,3

A,B,C

7) Applies the key concepts learned in the class to real life situations.

10, 13, 14

1,2,3

A,B,C

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

INTRODUCTION-ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR DISCIPLINE,

Foundations of Organizational Behavior

2

What Is Organizational Behavior (OB)? Management theories and the birth of OB

Foundations of Individual Behavior

3

Personality, Values and Attitudes

Foundations of Individual Behavior

4

Perception and Decision making

Social-Psych.

5

MOTIVATION CONCEPT / MOTIVATION THEORIES

Motivation

6

WORK GROUPS AND TEAM WORK

Group Dynamics

7

MIDTERM

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8

LEADERSHIP CONCEPT 6 THEORIES

Real Life Examples

9

CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES TO LEADERSHIP

Cases & research outcomes

10

ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE & CLIMATE

Real Life Examples

11

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE

Cultural Research

12

NEWLY EMERGING SUBJECTS in OB

Real Company Examples

13

STUDENTS’ PRESENTATAIONS

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14

STUDENTS’ PRESENTATAIONS

--

15

 

GENERAL REVIEW & FINALIZING

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16

FINAL

 

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Robbins, S.  &  Judge, T.A. (2008). Organizational Behavior. (14 th ed.). Pearson, Prentice Hall International.

Additional Resources

Internet (online) sources: (www.yahyamet.net)

 

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Power point presentation related to all concepts discussed in the class.

Assignments

Critique on the advantages and disadvantages of globalization on employees and organizations, analysis of scientific management approach, film analysis using all the concepts covered in the class.

Exams

One midterm, one final exam

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-term

1

60

Assignment

2

10

Presentation

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 demonstrate their knowledge of the essential body of knowledge in business management (functions of management: organization theory: policy and strategy: information, technology and operations management; human capital management; accounting; finance; marketing; economics; and an integrated perspective).

 

 

X

 

 

2

Students should demonstrate their ability to construct strategy, make organizational decisions and define the required processes to execute these decisions by utilizing the concept and knowledge in business management and by considering cultural and ethical values.

 

X

 

 

 

3

Students should demonstrate the ability to understand the dynamics of global business environment; follow the changes and improvements and understanding the importance of flexibility and creativity in the changing global business world

 

 

 

X

 

4

Students should demonstrate their comprehension of basic economics, law and social sciences which shape the global business environment and their ability to make decisions via these knowledge.

 

 

 

 

X

5

Students should demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively and work in harmony with members from different disciplines.

 

X

 

 

 

6

Students should be able to effectively communicate in writing or orally in global business environment.

 

 

X

 

 

7

Students should be able to appreciate and recognize contributions of individuals from diverse cultures, and should be able to effectively communicate, positively contribute and work as a team member.

 

X

 

 

 

8

Students should be able to use common information and communication technologies employed in business management.

 

 

 

 

X

9

Students should be able to define problems related with business processes, gather data, choose the required methods to analyze the data, evaluate the results and identify the necessary practices and communicate their ideas effectively.

X

 

 

 

 

10

Students should be able to demonstrate their ability to make contributions in business team or project groups, take responsibility and take the leadership role.

 

X

 

 

 

11

Students should demonstrate their understanding of business ethics and social responsibility concepts and motivation to take active role in these subjects.

X

 

 

 

 

12

Students should have required English proficiency to follow the current events and improvements in their professional area and to communicate their ideas in international business arena.

 

 

 

 

X

13

Students should understand the importance of lifelong learning to maintain personal and professional development.

 

 

 

 

X

14

Students should demonstrate that they have the discipline and responsibility to conduct and independent study, project, research.

 

 

X

 

 

 
 

ECTS

Etkinlik

SAYISI

Süresi
(Saat)

Toplam
İş Yükü
(Saat)

Ders Süresi (Sınav haftası dahildir: 16x toplam ders saati)

16

2

32

Sınıf Dışı Ders Çalışma Süresi(Ön çalışma, pekiştirme)

16

2

32

Ara Sınav

1

20

20

Kısa Sınav

-

-

-

Ödev

1

14

14

Final

1

20

20

Toplam İş Yükü

 

 

118

Toplam İş Yükü / 25 (s)

 

 

4,72

Dersin AKTS Kredisi

 

 

5