Academic Catalog

STPS521 TECHNOLOGY AND WORK ORGANIZATION

Course Code: 8310521
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Science And Technology Policy Studies
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Ress.Assist. DERYA FINDIK
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Comparative analysis of production and service systems (Taylorism, Fordism, flexible production, etc.). Technology and labor process. Recent changes in work organizations in industry and services. The experience of developed countries and NICs. Universal validity and transferability of new production technologies and work organizations to developing countries. Work organizations in large and small scale firms in Turkey.