Information Package / Course Catalogue
Sociology of Workand Main Problem Areas
Course Code: ÇEİ513
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

The main goal of this lesson is Evaluation of working life sociologically. At the end of this course, -Students will be able to debate the topic of sociology of work and changing meaning of working -Students are expected to identify the key areas of HRM, the problems faced by HR managers and the functions required of this department in contemporary organizations

Course Content

In this course, concept of work will be covered. Mainly in the course, labor relations in the modern sector will be examined. Also, the main functions of human resources will be examined in a comparative and international perspective. This end, strategic human resources management role within the organization will be analyzed. The key points of the human resources management, problems faced by managers and the functions of the human resources department in organizations will be discussed.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Hatice EROL
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to define the basic concepts of modern working life and sociology of work
2.To be able to understand and interpret of human resources policies in organizations
3.To be able to have the responsibility and skills of following the social phenomena and social events which is related to global and local level of working life
4.To be able to apply of sociological knowledge and skills to group working in working life.
5.Can make an interdisiplinary connection over the course subjects
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Keith Grint (çev. ed. Veysel Bozkurt) (1998) Çalışma Sosyolojisi. Alfa Yayınları.
2.Metin EROL, Sanayileşme ve Ekonomik Gelişmenin Sosyolojisi, Nobel, 2002
3.Yaylacı Özdemir Gaye( 2009) İletişimci Gözüyle İnsan Kaynakları Yönetimi, MediCat, İstanbul.
4.Zafer ZİRHİNLİOĞLU, Meslekler ve Sosyoloji, Gündoğan, 1996
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Presenting the syllabus, Field of the sociology of work, Definition and history of sociology of work
Week 2 - Theoretical
Definition of sociology of work and history
Week 3 - Theoretical
View from the sociological perspective to work and working
Week 4 - Theoretical
Changing meaning of working, Globalization of labour force, Workers in 2000's
Week 5 - Theoretical
The development of a dynamic world economy, new global arrangements and working relationships
Week 6 - Theoretical
New technologies, concepts related to production and management styles, lean manufacturing, just in time production, flexible business model.
Week 7 - Theoretical
East paradigm at business management: example of Japan
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
The differences of Japanese business management from Western European companies
Week 10 - Theoretical
The concept and importance of Human Resources Management
Week 11 - Theoretical
Transition to human resources management
Week 12 - Theoretical
The Functions of Human Resources Management
Week 13 - Theoretical
İşletmelerde iletişim
Week 14 - Theoretical
Organization Culture
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142370
Midterm Examination120121
Final Examination130131
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)122
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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2
3
2
2
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1
3
1
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1
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2
2
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3
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3
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OÇ-5
3
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