FACULTY OF BUSINESS

Department of Business Administration

BA 330 | 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
Mode of Delivery Online
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Group Work
Case Study
Q&A
Lecture / Presentation
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 Description 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
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 What is OB? OB Model
2 Personality Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill Chapter 9
3 Perception Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill Chapter 9
4 Attitudes & Values Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill Chapter 9
5 Motivation Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill Chapter 6
6 Group Formation Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill Chapter 12
7 Midterm
8 Communication Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill Chapter 12
9 National Holiday
10 Power & Leadership Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill Chapter 13
11 Leadership Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill Chapter 14
12 Conflict Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill Chapter 15
13 Organizational Culture Colquitt, LePine, Wesson. Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill Chapter 16
14 Student Presentations
15 Student Presentations
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Colquitt, J.A., Lepine, J.A. & Wesson, M.J. Organizational Behavior. McGrawHill Int. Ed. 2013 ISBN13: 9781259927669

Suggested Readings/Materials 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 Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
25
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
14
2
28
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
1
14
14
Project
1
15
15
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
15
15
Final Exam
1
20
20
    Total
140

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To be able to solve problems with an analytical and holistic viewpoint in the field of business administration.

X
2

To be able to present the findings and solutions to the business problems in written and oral formats.

X
3

To be able to interpret the application of business and economic concepts, and philosophies at the national and international levels.

4

To be able to use innovative and creative approach for real-life business situations.

5

To be able to demonstrate leadership skills in different business situations.

X
6

To be able to interpret the reflections of new technologies and softwares to business dynamics.   

7

To be able to integrate knowledge gained in the five areas of business administration (marketing, production, management, accounting, and finance) through a strategic perspective.

8

To be able to act in accordance with the scientific and ethical values in studies related to business administration.

9

To be able to work efficiently and effectively as a team member.

10

To be able to have an ethical perspective and social responsiveness when making and evaluating business decisions.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of business administration and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

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

 


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