115-0363/01 – Managerial Psychology and Intercultural Management (MPIM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits3
Subject guarantorPhDr. Ing. Aleš Mateiciuc, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorPhDr. Ing. Aleš Mateiciuc, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BLA18 prof. PhDr. Jiří Bláha, CSc.
CER0037 PhDr. Ing. Martin Černek, Ph.D.
ORL048 Ing. Gabriela Orlitová, BA
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the semestral course is deepening the acquaintance of students with a subjective aspects of performing the managerial work – i.e. managers´ personal prerequisities and their psychic processes, functions, and practices during fulfillment of managerial functions, psychological aspects of the effective managerial approach to the coping with demanding managerial situations and dynamics of managers´ interactions with their task and operational environment. Acquirement of the approach to the solution of managerial tasks in multicultural environment in form of intercultural competencies and ability of the successful coping of situations of cultural differences is further aim of the course.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

In the first part of the course in managerial psychology acquaint deeper students with a subjective aspects of performing the managerial work – i.e. managers´ personal prerequisities and their importance for the successful performance of the managerial activities, and psychological aspects of the coping with the demanding managerial situations in contemporary conditions. A dynamics of the managers´ interaction with the task and operational environment is explained. The individual approach to the managerial tasks, mental models of managerial situations and solved problems, the creative solutions, and a work load and psychic stress is particularly accentuated. The second part of the course – intercultural management – represent the introduction of student to the problems of the multicultural aspects of the managerial activities. Presented items are illustrated in form of the laboratory demonstrations with possibility of the self-estimation and use of psychological approaches and methods.

Compulsory literature:

COOPER, Cary L. a Ivan T. ROBERTSON. Key Reviews In Managerial Psychology, New York: John Wiley&Sons, 1994. HODGETTS, Richard M. a Fred LUTHANS. International Management, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1997. ISBN 0-07-029226-4

Recommended literature:

COOPER, Cary L. a Ivan T. ROBERTSON. Key Reviews In Managerial Psychology, New York: John Wiley&Sons, 1994.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Basic knowledge of management.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.The concept of managerial psychology in the context of contemporary management theory and work and organizational psychology - Definition of managerial psychology and its purpose - Psychological dimensions of managerial activity 2.The modern conception of psychology as a basis of managerial psychology - Establishment and development of managerial psychology - Basic concepts of psychological theory and concepts applied in managerial psychology - Methods applied in managerial psychology 3.Claims Management in globalization - Contemporary requirements for organizations - Management as a condition of potential managerial effectiveness - Management skills and displacement demands on managers 4.The concept of managerial and organizational effectiveness - The definition of organizational effectiveness and its various models - Definition of managerial effectiveness - Taxonomy management skills with regard to managerial efficiency 5.Interaction of subject and object management and nature management operations manager - Structure interaction model - mission control - a manager's personality - managerial activity - effects - Cognitive and zasahovací (cognitive-intervention) cycle - Taxonomy management activities (activity monitoring, detection, perceptual, cognitive, diagnostic, explanatory, conceptual design intervention, operational, implementation 6.Manager's personality, structure and dynamics of personality, personal style - Theories of personality useful in managerial psychology - Personality dimensions relevant to the operation control manager 7.Psychological aspects of the management situation recognition, management thinking and decision making - Control tasks and situations, - The internal representation of the management tasks, mental models, plans and activity programs - Approaches to the management challenges: control reactive automatism, decision making, problem solving 8.Psychological aspects of leading and managing people - Personality compliance management style and communication - Effects of motivation and incentive interventions 9.Managerial performance, workload and psychological stress, organization managerial work - Managerial performance and achievement motivation - Factors limiting managerial performance - Work stress and psychological stress managers in contemporary organizations - Resistance to stress managers and practice coping with stress 10.Psychological aspects of creative problem solving and managerial creativity managers - Creativity as a characteristic of personality characteristics creative individuals - Psychological patterns of the creative process and overcoming barriers Creativity 11.Managerial self-awareness, self-fulfillment and personal development management potential - Self instances as personality assessment, self-assessment activities and self- - The process of self-awareness 12.The importance and role of culture in management and multicultural approach to management - Increased internationalization and globalization of organizations and multicultural engagement management - The concept of national culture and mentality, the elements of national culture - The significance of differences between national cultures for managers 13.Models of national culture and their use in managerial practice - National cultural differences, cultural dimensions and attitudes - Models of national cultures (Hofstede, Trompenaars) 14.Dealing with cultural otherness and overcoming the cultural shock - Psychological models to overcome the cultural shock - Intercultural and multicultural communication, and its effectiveness barriers

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 35 (35) 0
                Project Project 35  0
        Examination Examination 65 (65) 0
                Written examination Written examination 35  0
                Oral Oral examination 30  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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