Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
11320203E11852INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIORS IN ORGANIZATIONSElective485
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
English
Objectives of the Course
•To be able to teach the main concepts and terms of individual behaviors and major behavioral science disciplines that contribute to individual behaviors in organizations.• To be able to demonstrate the importance of individuals’ variables (perception, motivation, emotions…) for organizational efficiency
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand the reasons and the results of organizational behaviors in organizations.
2To be able to use theoretical and practical knowledge gained in the basic fields of individual behaviors in organizations.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
none
Recommended Optional Programme Components
none
Course Contents
This course aims to understand the working individuals’ behaviors in organizations. Students will be provided with a basic framework for understanding how interactions at work will affect them, and what they should do to be effective in their interactions with others in any organizational setting.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Human Relations Approaches
2Foundations of Individual Behavior
3Perception And Individual Decision Making:
4Personality
5Human Behavior: Being Part Of Groups And Teams,
6Values, Attitudes and Job Satisfaction
7Emotions in Worklife
8Motivation and Motivation Theories
9Midterm
10Excelling On The Job and Creativity
11Interpersonal and Organizational Communications
12Conflict and Conflict Management
13Influencing Others, Power, Politics, And Status
14Connections: Employment Practices
15Career Success: Getting And Keeping Jobs
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
DeCenzo D. A., Silhanek B. (2002) , “Human Relations: Personal and Professional Development”, Prentice Hall. Blair J. Kolasa, İşletmeler İçin Davranış Bilimlerine Giriş, Fatih Yayınevi, İstanbul. Robbins Stephen P. (1998), Organizational Behavior, Prentice Hall.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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SUM0
Work Placement(s)
none
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures16348
Seminar6212
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Homework Problems14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination20240
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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