115-0379/02 – Methods and Techniques of the Research (MTP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits3
Subject guarantorPhDr. Anna DuškováSubject version guarantorPhDr. Anna Dušková
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation2010/2011
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BLA18 prof. PhDr. Jiří Bláha, CSc.
DUS20 PhDr. Anna Dušková
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. Define essential terms of research 2. Differentiate quantitative and qualitative research 3. Explain quantitative methods and research techniques 4. Explain qualitative methods and research techniques 5. Find required data 6. Transfer knowledge to working bachelor (diploma) thesis

Teaching methods



This subject gives basics information about ways of empirical data gathering about social reality. It explains professional process of preparation and realization of sociological research and ways of working ant presentation its results. There is presentation of fundaments of the most used methods and techniques of research to use this knowledge by students for bachelor and diploma work.

Compulsory literature:

NOVÝ, I. Sociologie pro ekonomy. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada 1997 221 s. ISBN 80-7169-434-9. PAVLICA, K. a kol. Sociální výzkum, podnik a management. 1. vyd. Praha: Ekopress, 2000. 161 s. ISBN 80-86119-25-4. SURYNEK, A.; KOMÁRKOVÁ, R.; KAŠPAROVÁ, E. Základy sociologického výzkumu. 1. vyd. Praha: Management Press, 2001. 158 s. ISBN 80-7261-038-4.

Recommended literature:

DISMAN, M. Jak se vyrábí sociologická znalost – příručka pro uživatele. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 1993. 360 s. ISBN 80-7184-141-2

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Preface to subjekt. 2. Description of the research, specifics of research in management. 3. Normative and descriptive approach to research of social reality. 4. Basic methods and techniques of qualitative and quantitative research. 5. Preparation of sociological research. 6. Realization of sociological research and working its results. 7. Types of questions, principles of formulation of questions and answers. 8. Preparation of questionnaire. 9. Elaboration data of research. 10. Preparation of interview. 11. Preparation of observation and possibilities of usage these data.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Summer semester)
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Examination Examination 100  51
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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2010/2011 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R037) Management (00) Management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R037) Management (00) Management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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