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:
Prerequisites for registration: not Bachelor state examination
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)
4.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)
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 internal 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 methodDaily 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 presentation20 h
     Preparation for final test
48 h
155 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation
25 %
Term paper
15 %
Presentation20 %
Final test40 %
Total100 %
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: SS 2019/2020, WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, SS 2014/2015 (and older)
Course tutor: PhDr. Ingrid Matoušková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Teaching language:
Mladá Boleslav

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

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