Information Package / Course Catalogue
Industry Psychology
Course Code: HAT258
Course Type: Non Departmental Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

Psychological examination of the individual in working life. To give students the ability to evaluate the interaction between working life and psychology.

Course Content

Definition of Work Psychology and Related Concepts, Development of Work Psychology, Organizational Culture / Wallach's Organizational Culture Classification: Innovative Culture, Bureaucratic Culture, Supportive Culture, Motivation Process and Motivation Theories, Group Dynamics: Formal and Informal Groups, Leadership in Organizations, Stress Management, Time Management, Change Engineering, Glass Ceiling Syndrome: The Place and Importance of Women in Working Life, Technological Innovations and Effects of New Management Techniques on Employees: Discussion of Mc Luhan's Global Village Concept

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Okan ERTOSLUK
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to analyze psychological characteristics of people in working life.
2. To have knowledge about the causes and consequences of human behavior in working life.
3.To be able to learn the factors that affect working psychology.
4.To be able to evaluate the effects of technological developments on working life.
5. To learn the basic elements of motivation process.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Sabuncuoğlu, Z., ve Tüz, M. (2007). Örgütsel Psikoloji. İstanbul: Alfa Yayım.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition of Work Psychology and Basic Concepts
Week 2 - Theoretical
Development of Work Psychology
Week 3 - Theoretical
Organizational Culture / Wallach's Classification of Organizational Culture: Innovative Culture, Bureaucratic Culture, Supporting Culture
Week 4 - Theoretical
Career Management Practices in Organizations: Promotion, Transfer or Relocation, Dismissal, Retirement, Orientation, Organizational Backup
Week 5 - Theoretical
Motivation Process and Motivation Theories
Week 6 - Theoretical
Group Dynamics: Formal and Informal Groups
Week 7 - Theoretical
Leadership in Organizations and the Effects of Leadership on Job Yield / Job Quality
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Job Analysis, Job Design, Personnel Selection, Training and Development, Suitability of Work Environment and Impact on Employee
Week 10 - Theoretical
Stress Management and Time Management
Week 11 - Theoretical
Working Tension, Burnout Syndrome, Mobing
Week 12 - Theoretical
Change Engineering / Investigation of Company Samples
Week 13 - Theoretical
Glass Ceiling Syndrome: The Place and Importance of Women in Working Life
Week 14 - Theoretical
The Impact of Employee Psychology on Work Accidents / Case Studies
Week 15 - Theoretical
Technological Innovations and Effects of New Management Techniques on Employees: Discussion of Mc Luhan's Global Village Concept
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Week 17 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142256
Assignment2216
Midterm Examination1415
Final Examination1718
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)75
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