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Dear PSY 331 Students,
I would like to inform you that the job analysis project presentation will be held on December 26, Tuesday (instead of December 19).
I would like to remind you that the points to this job analysis project will be are divided into two; 5 % (presentation) + 15 % (written report).You should present your project in class about 15 minutes. Your presentation should include introduction (description of the organization or company and the job selected for job analysis), method (participants, measures, methods that you used in conducting job analysis), and results of your job analyses (e.g., KSAOs.) Your presentation should be clear and organized.
Thanks! Good Luck,
Especially after the end of Cold War period, corporations have become the main organization model of the global society. In our age, corporate interests may surpass the limits of nation states and international boundaries. Today many people admire to corporations, people dream to work for global brands and purchase their latest products. On the other hand, corporations might cause global scale scandals. Many social and environmental problems are associated with corporations, such as environmental disasters and corrupted business operations.
How to evaluate modern corporations? Are they greedy organizations trying to grasp any profit as much as they can? Are they successful organizations transforming society in accordance to its needs using the most innovative and efficient ways? In all probabilities, corporations have responsibilities on society, environment and economy. Main aim of this course is to understand these responsibilities from a historical and critical point of view.
In order to increase students’ critical thinking about economic, environmental and social responsibilities of corporations, this course provides knowledge of the concepts of corporate responsibility and sustainable development, business ethics and globalization. Students are encouraged to evaluate the idea of sustainable future by analyzing tangible examples which affect the notion of corporate responsibility.
This course has three main phases. Until the midterm exam (1st phase) the lecture will be about historical development of the corporate responsibility, the idea of sustainable development, business ethics, the impact of globalization on the business world and social relations, sustainable future models and – generally – the relationship between business and society. In the second phase, corporate responsibility will be taken as an application area. Corporate practices will be analyzed and critically evaluated with the students. A special lecture will be reserved for corporate responsibility in Turkey. In the third phase, students make in-class presentations about the concept or applications of corporate responsibility. Each student group will work on a corporate responsibility-related theme and they will present their work in the class, with the active participation of audience.
- Teacher: Berkay Orhaner
ECONOMIC POLICY ANALYSIS
COURSE CATALOG DESCRIPTION:
The role of economic analysis in the design, evaluation, and implementation of economic policy. The principles, practices and applications of applied welfare analysis. The basic theory of benefit- cost analysis (BCA) and its implementation. A framework of social welfare analysis to a variety of public policy questions such as health policy, the design of unemployment insurance and regulatory policies.
The core learning objectives for the course are to provide final year students with the opportunity to explore the way in which economic theory and evidence can be used to analyze economic policy issues, to introduce application of economic theory, projects and programs for development and their funding and to introduce principles of cost-benefit analyzing of a project.
The purpose of this course is to examine the role of economics in evaluating public policies, projects and regulations. This course is designed to equip the students with the skills needed to interpret and advise on basic cost-benefit analysis and to enhance their ability to analyze policy problems, find creative solutions, and implement policies and programs effectively. This course aims to improve students’ analytical and intellectual skills through the study of Cost Benefit Analysis; presents approaches to deal with time, uncertainty, intangibles, and issues of equity.