COURSE UNIT TITLE

: MANAGEMENT PHILOSOPHY

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
KMY 6081 MANAGEMENT PHILOSOPHY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8

Offered By

Public Administration

Level of Course Unit

Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)

Course Coordinator

ASISTANT PROFESSOR MEHMET NACI SEVKAL

Offered to

Public Administration

Course Objective

This course is based on conceptual analysis. The analysis covers philosophy, philosophical questioning methods, public administration and philosophy, public philosophy and public administration, public administration and philosophy of administration, administration, ethics and ethics of administration, crisis, chaos, order, change, harmony, alienation, power, hierarchy, public sphere, bureaucracy, iron cage, rationality, administrative rationality, instrumental reason.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   To introduce students basic philosophical concepts and their relation to public administration
2   To explore with students philosophers and their views about these concepts.
3   To introduce students philosophical questioning.
4   To develop evaluative skills about social change
5   To possess history of management sciences

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 A General Overview of the Course and Introduction
2 Philosophy, methods of philosophical questioning, schools of thought
3 Public administration and philosophy, public philosophy and public administration, public administration and philosophy of administration
4 Administration, ethics and ethics of administration
5 Crisis, chaos, order, change, harmony, alienation
6 Authority, force, hierarchy, power
7 Mid Term
8 Mid Term
9 Public and public sphere
10 Analyses of iron cage and rationality within the context of bureaucracy: administrative rationality and instrumental reason - 1
11 Analyses of iron cage and rationality within the context of bureaucracy: administrative rationality and instrumental reason - 2
12 Paper presentations
13 Paper presentations
14 Paper presentations and Genaral Evaluation
15 Final
16 Final

Recomended or Required Reading

Ahmet CEVIZCI, Felsefe Sözlüğü, Paradigma Yayınları, Geliştirilmiş Üçüncü Basım, Istanbul, 1999.
Alfred WEBER, Felsefe Tarihi, çev. H.V. Eralp, Sosyal Yayınlar, Istanbul, 1991.
Bryan MAGEE, Karl Popper in Bilim Felsefesi ve Siyaset Kuramı, çev. Mete Tuncay, Remzi Kitabevi, Istanbul, 1990.
Cemal GÜZEL (der) Çoğulculuğun Kuramcısı: Lakatos, Bilim ve Sanat Yayınları, Ankara, 1999.
Füsun ALTIOK, Niçin Diyalektik, Aydın Yayınevi, Izmir, 1980
Gary L. WAMSLEY, A Public Philosophy and Ontological Disclosure as the Basis for Normatively Grounded Theorizing Public Administration , Refounding Democratic Public Administration, edt. Gary L. Wamsley / James F. Wolf, Sage Pub., USA,1996.
Gary L. WAMSLEY / James F. WOLF Gary L. Can a High-Modern Project Find Happiness in a Postmodern Era , Refounding Democratic Public Administration, edt. Gary L. Wamsley / James F. Wolf, Sage Publication, USA,1996.
Georges POLITZER, Felsefenin Başlangıç Ilkeleri, Sosyal Yayınlar, Istanbul, 1976.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Theoretical frame will be formed by the instructor of lesson.The student is responsable for analysing a scientific article about lesson s subject and doing/presenting a homework which s subject is selected by student.

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE
3 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.40 + FCG* 0.60
4 RST RESIT
5 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.40 + RST* 0.60


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

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Assessment Criteria

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Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

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Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

yesim.sahin@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

Tuesday 11.30

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 14 2 28
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 14 4 56
Preparation for midterm exam 1 21 21
Preparation for final exam 1 22 22
Preparing assignments 1 40 40
Preparing presentations 1 30 30
Final 1 2 2
Midterm 1 1 1
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 200

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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