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Course Code and Title: SOS 658-Theories of Organization

Course Type: Elective
Course Level: Masters
Year and Semester: Spring
Course Length: One semester
Prerequisite(s): None
Language of Instruction: Turkish
ECTS Credits: 7
Lecturer: Dr. Serdar Sağlam

Course Contents: Classical approaches on bureaucracy. Ideal bureaucracy model of Weber and bureaucracy theories after Weber. Organezation theories, contemporary approaches and new theorists have been examined in this study.

Course Objectives: At the and of this lesson, students will gain knowledge about modern organizations and bureaucratic theories as well as the classical approaches and analyze the connections between bureaucratic organizations and social cultural structures.

Teaching Method: Lectures and discussions

Assessment Method: Short presentations ahd participating in classroom discussions (25 percent), assignments or written exams (75 %)

Recommended Reading: 

C. N. Parkinson. (1996). Parkinson Kanunu, Ankara: Vadi Yayınları.

D. S. Pugh, D. J. Hickson, C. R. Hinings. (1973). Writers on Organizations, Second    edition, Harmondsworth: Penguin Books.

H. Fayol. (2005). Genel ve Endüstriyel Yönetim, Ankara: Adres Yayınları.

K. Grints. (1998). Çalışma Sosyolojisi, Alfa Yayınları, (Ed. Veysel Bozkurt).

M. Blau. (1973). The Dynamics of Bureaucracy, Universty of Chicago, New York.

N. P.Mouzelis. (2001). Örgüt ve Bürokrasi – Modern Teorilerin Analizi, Çizgi Kitabevi.

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