114-0907/01 – Theory of Firm (TF)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of EconomicsCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. PhDr. Olga Březinová, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. PhDr. Olga Březinová, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2006/2007Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BR150 doc. PhDr. Olga Březinová, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 45+0
Part-time Credit and Examination 45+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- The acquisition of knowledge of the theory of firm - The ability to distinguish between economic theory dealing with the issue - The ability to assess and evaluate alternative approaches to the theory of the company and describe the behavior of these firms, - Ability to work with the basic factors and business models, including dynamic modeling, - The ability to classify and characterize the various models and their benefits.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

Traditional theory of the firm and an evolution of the economic theory. Alternative conception of firm and its behaviour. Management and behavioural theories of the firm. Limited rationality, interim selection, labour productivity and costs role. Dynamic model of the firm. Classification and characteristics of models.

Compulsory literature:

Backhouse, R. E. – Creedy, J.: From Classical Economics to the Theory of the Firm. Edward Elgar 1999. Colombo, M.: The Changing Boundaries of the Firm Explaining Evolving Inter – Firm Relations. Routledge 1998. Economic Integration and Multinational Investment Behaviour. Ruffini, P. B. edit. Edward Elgar 2004. Foreign Direct Investment and Technological Change. Cantwell, J. edit. Edward Elgar 1999. 2 svazky. Hay, D. - Morris, D. J.: Industrial Economics and Organization. Oxford University Press 1996.

Recommended literature:

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Other requirements

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2012/2013 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
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2008/2009 (P6201) Economic Theory (6201V004) Economics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
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2007/2008 (P6201) Economic Theory (6201V004) Economics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
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2006/2007 (P6201) Economic Theory (6201V004) Economics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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