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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
INDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY PSK362 Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring) 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY3
SEMESTERSixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Associate Professor Sait Gürbüz
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will define industrial and organizational psychology.
2) Will give information about the historical development of the field.
3) Will understand the behavior of the individual in the organizations.
4) Will apply general psychological principles to work and workplace.
5) Will explain attitudes of employees towards job.
6) Will have knowledge about job analysis, performance appraisal, selection and assessment, leadership, and employee motivation.
7) Will carry out studies on workplaces with regard to productivity and performance.
8) Will produce policies to enhance employee motivation and commitment to the organization.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Getting Acquainted and Introduction
2nd Week Research Methods in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
3rd Week Job Analysis
4th Week Performance Appraisal
5th Week Assessment Methods for Selection and Placement
6th Week Selecting Employees
7th Week Training
8th Week Mid-term and Employee Motivation
9th Week Job Attitudes and Emotions
10th Week Productive and Counterproductive Employee Behavior
11th Week Work Groups and Work Teams
12th Week Leadership and Power in Organizations
13th Week Organizational Development and Theory
14th Week General Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGSpector, P. E. (2008). Industrial and organizational behavior (5th Ed.). New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Riggio, R. E. (2008). Introduction to industrial and organizational psychology. Boston: Pearson Education.
Aamodt, M.G. (2009). Industrial/organizational psychology. CA: Wadsworth.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSDiscussion,Lecture
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Assignment120
Quiz420
Total(%)70
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)70
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)30
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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