Course syllabus PPOR - Psychology of work, organization and management (ŠAVŠ - SS 2018/2019)

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Course title:
Psychology of work, organization and management
SS 2018/2019
Course supervisor:
Supervising department:
Department of Human Resources Management (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration:
Time allowance:
full-time, 1/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Type of study:
usual, consulting
Form of teaching:
lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Course objective:
The objective of the subject is to provide the students with the knowledge and competencies form the area of work and organizational psychology.
Course methods: Lectures, seminars, team work, case studies, study of the literature, presentations.
Course content:
Psychology of work: subject, objectives, history. (allowance 1/2)
Analysis and assessment of the working activities, performance measurement. (allowance 1/2)
Work motivation and work satisfaction. (allowance 1/2)
Work attitudes, basic forms of behaviour in organizations. (allowance 1/2)
5.Work stress and strain. (allowance 1/2)
6.Psychology of organization: subject, objectives, history. (allowance 1/2)
Psychological diagnostics of an organization. (allowance 1/2)
8.Psychology of organizational development and change. (allowance 1/2)
9.Employees´ appraisal and its methods. (allowance 1/2)
10.Working groups and teams. (allowance 1/2)
11.Leading the employees and careers management. (allowance 1/2)
12.Pathological phenomena at work. (allowance 1/2)
Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student:
-Will be able to apply basic methods and techniques of a motivation and stimulation of the employees
Will be able to evaluate the processes of both interunderstand the processes of both internal and external communication in an organizationnal and external communication in an organization
Will know basic quantitative and qualitative methods of a psychological research in organizations
Will understand psychological aspects and connections of leading and managing people in organizations
Will understand the demands and requirements of the working environment on a personality of the employees and managers

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures12 h
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials
24 h
     Consultations with teacher (part-time form of study)
0 h
     Course reading and ongoing preparation
36 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work
15 h
     Composing of presentation
20 h
     Preparation for final test
48 h
Total155 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation
25 %
Term paper
15 %
Presentation20 %
Final test
40 %
100 %
Course completion:
The students will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
- activity on the lectures and seminars
- elaboration and a delivery of a presentation
- elaboration of the assigned tasks associated with a preparation for the lectures and seminars
- final test
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
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Reading list:
Language of instruction: Czech
NOVÝ, I. -- BEDRNOVÁ, E. -- JAROŠOVÁ, E. Manažerská psychologie a sociologie. Praha: Management Press, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7261-239-0.
PAVLICA, K. -- KAISER, R. -- JAROŠOVÁ, E. Vyvážený leadership; dynamika manažerských dovedností. Praha: Management Press, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7261-289-5.
WAGNEROVÁ, I. Psychologie práce a organizace - Nové poznatky. Praha: Grada, 2011. ISBN 978-80-247-3701-0.

JERMÁŘ, M. Psychologie v organizační a ekonomické praxi. Plzeň: Západočeská univerzita, 2012. ISBN 978-80-261-0147-5.
Language of instruction: Czech
PAUKNEROVÁ, D. Psychologie pro ekonomy a manažery. Praha: Grada, 2012. ISBN 978-80-247-3809-3.
ARNOLD, J. -- SILVESTER, J. Psychologie práce pro manažery a personalisty. 1st ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2007. ISBN 978-80-251-1518-3.

Study plans:
Field of study B-EM-PERLZ Business Administration and Human Resources Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2016/2017, place of teaching Mladá Boleslav
Run in the period of:
Course tutor:
PhDr. Ingrid Matoušková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Teaching language:
Mladá Boleslav

Last modification made by Ing. Lucie Kočí on 02/26/2019.

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