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

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Course title:
Psychology of work, organization and management
WS 2018/2019
Course supervisor:
PhDr. Ingrid Matoušková, Ph.D.
Supervising department:
Prerequisites for registration:
Time allowance:
part-time, 0/12 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Type of study:
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)
Work stress and strain. (allowance 1/2)
Psychology of organization: subject, objectives, history. (allowance 1/2)
Psychological diagnostics of an organization. (allowance 1/2)
Psychology of organizational development and change. (allowance 1/2)
Employees´ appraisal and its methods. (allowance 1/2)
Working groups and teams. (allowance 1/2)
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 methodCombined form
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures
12 h
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials
0 h
     Consultations with teacher (part-time form of study)
10 h
     Course reading and ongoing preparation
50 h
     Composing of presentation20 h
     Preparation for final test48 h
Total140 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement type
Combined form
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation
25 %
Presentation25 %
Final test50 %
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:
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Run in the period of:
SS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, SS 2014/2015 (and older)
Course tutor: PhDr. Ingrid Matoušková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech
Mladá Boleslav

Last modification made by Ing. Lucie Kočí on 08/21/2018.

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