COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Organizational Behaviour
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
BA 330
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The course aims to provide fundamental knowledge about how individuals and groups behave in organizations. It also aims to give insights on how this knowledge may be applied to improve performance and organizational effectiveness.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • students will be able to define psychological factors that affect individual and group behaviors.
  • students will be able to list positive organizational behaviors that help to increase individual performance and organizational effectiveness.
  • students will be able to explain human behaviors and relationships in organizations by using organizational behavior theory.
  • based on their theoretical knowledge on human behaviors, students will be able to develop principles regarding management.
  • when they will be employees/managers, students will be able to show appropriate behaviors by analyzing and interpreting individuals and groups behaviors in their workplaces
  • All academic work undertaken at Izmir University of Economics is subject to the “Universities’ Academic Honesty Codes and Regulations”. For details, please see: http://isl.ieu.edu.tr/en/akademik-durustluk
Course Content Individual behaviors, communication among individuals, communication in group and between groups that takes place in organizations, conceptual tools for analyzing behaviors, role of management to improve individual, group and organizational performance are some subjects of this course.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 OB Introduction: What do we know about employee behaviors? Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill.
2 Chapter 2: Job Performance Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill.
3 Chapter 3: Organizational Commitment & Chapter 4: Job Satisfaction Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill.
4 Chapter 6: Motivation Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill.
5 MIDTERM-I
6 Chapter 9: Personality and Cultural Values Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill.
7 Chapter 12: Group Behavior and Team Processes Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill.
8 Chapter 12: Communication: Human Face Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill.
9 Chapter 13: Power and Negotiations Negotiation Game Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill.
10 Chapter 14: Leadership Styles and Behaviors Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill.
11 Chapter 16: Organizational Culture Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill.
12 MOVIE PRESENTATION
13 Student Presentations; Interviewing employees about OB
14 Student PresentationsAStudent Presentations; Interviewing employees about OB
15 Review
16 Review
Course Textbooks Colquitt, J.A., Lepine, J.A. & Wesson, M.J. Organizational Behavior. McGrawHill Int. Ed. 2013
References Journal of Organizational Behavior, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Occupational and Organizational Psychology

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
10
25
Presentation / Jury
1
15
Project
1
10
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
20
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
13
70
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
10
2
Presentation / Jury
1
14
Project
1
12
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
10
Final / Oral Exam
1
16
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest