115-0362/07 – Organizational Behavior (ORGCH)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. PhDr. Iva Kirovová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. PhDr. Iva Kirovová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KIR30 doc. PhDr. Iva Kirovová, Ph.D.
KLI0213 doc. PhDr. ThDr. Lucjan Klimsza, PhD.
MAT073 Ing. Lucja Matusiková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1.To explain interactions of main factors influencing organizational behavior. 2.To explain main individual, group and organizational factors influencing organizational behavior. 3.To understand interactions of organizational behavior and organizational processes. 4 To explain the importance of organization design. 5.To explicate the importance of leadership, power and influence. 6.To explicate various aspects of change management. 7.To explain the importance of organizational development and competitiveness in global context.

Teaching methods



The aim of the subject is to presents main concepts of organizational behaviour and its application within organizational concepts. The subject includes the issue of individual and group behavior that influences realization of organizational goals. Theoretical concepts are needed for analyses of main individual, group and organizational factors influencing organizational processes that have an impact for organizational competitiveness.

Compulsory literature:

ANON. Organizational Behavior. University of Minnesota (USA): Open Educational Resources Collection, 2017. 700 s. ISBN 978-1-946135-15-5. Dostupné z: https://open.lib.umn.edu/organizationalbehavior/ HUCZYNSKI, Andrzej A. a David A. BUCHANAN. Organizational Behaviour. 9th ed. Harlow: Pearson, 2017. 856 s. ISBN 978-1-292-16296-6. ROBBINS, Stephen P. a Timothy A. JUDGE. Organizational Behavior. 17th ed. Harlow: Pearson, 2017. 739 s. ISBN 978-1-292-14630-0.

Recommended literature:

ARNOLD, John et al. Work Psychology: Understanding Human Behaviour in the Workplace. 7th ed. Harlow: Pearson, 2020. 626 s. ISBN 978-1-292-26943-6. GRIFFIN, Ricky W., PHILLIPS, J. M. a S. M. GULLY. Organizational Behavior: Managing People and Organizations. 12th ed. Boston: Cengage, 2021. 608 s. ISBN 978-1305501393 MULLINS, Laurie J. Management and Organisational Behaviour. 12th ed. Harlow: Pearson, 2019, 752 s. ISBN 978-1-292-24548-5.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

credit - written test


Other requirements

Basic knowledge of management.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.Organizational behavior. 2.Individual behavior. 3.Personality, types of individual differences and performance. 4.Learning and development. 5.Attitudes, job satisfaction and performance. 6.Emotions and values. 7.Perception, individual decisions, cognitive biases. 8.Interpersonal behavior and effective communication. 9.Work motivation and job design. 10.Group processes and behavior. 11.Organizational design. 12.Power, influence and leadership in organizations. 13.Change management in organizations. 14.Organizational development and competitiveness.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit Credit 100 (100) 51
        written test Written test 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: lecture attendance is recommended seminar attendance 70%

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (N0312A050001) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (N0312A050001) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (N0312A050001) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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