Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
707003692016INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY IElective355
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Application of the social psychological approach to individual work behavior. Effects of management approaches to organizational processes that promote productivity, work satisfaction and work motivation. Discussion on the learning behavior of managers and the roles of psychologists.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Gülgün Meşe
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to define the basic concepts of industrial psychology
2To be able to define the processes underlying organizational behavior, organizational management, productivity and motivation.
3To be able to define the roles of managers in working life.
4To be able to define the roles of industrial and organizational psychologists
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Research methods in industrial and organizational psychology, job analysis, recruitment process, performance evaluation, motivation.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction: Definitions and HistoryReading
2What is Industrial/Organizational Psychology?Reading
3Industrial/Organizational Psychology Today and in the FutureReading
4Job AnalysisReading Delivery of essay
5Job Analysis Methods Reading
6Personnel Selection and Recruitment Reading Delivery of essay
7Steps in the Personnel Selection Process Reading
8MidtermOkuma ve ödev teslimi
9Job Performance and Performance Appraisals/Management Reading Delivery of essay
10The Measurement of Job Performance Reading
11Problems and Pitfalls in Performance Appraisals Reading
12Motivation Reading Delivery of essay
13Theories of Motivation Reading
14Comparing, Contrasting, and Combining the Different Motivation Theories Reading
15The Relationship Between Motivation and Performance Reading
Recommended or Required Reading
Riggio, R. E. (2008). Introduction to industrial/organizational psychology, 5th Ed. Boston: Pearson Education, Inc. Aamodt, M.G. (2009). Industrial/organizational psychology, 6th Ed. Wadsworth Publishing. Silverthorne C.P. (2005). Organizational psychology in cross cultural perspective. NYU Press.
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
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Report Preparation4520
Self Study4416
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11212
Individual Study for Final Examination11414
Reading14342
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO432          5 5
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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