115-0500/02 – Management A (MANAG)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
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Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. To identify basic ideas, opinions, principles, conceptions and theories relating to management area. 2. To describe classical and modern schools of management. 3. To clarify the principle and main atributes of present management. 4. To list and to explain basic managerial functions - planning, decision-making, organizing, personnel management, leadership and motivation, control. 5. To clarify the principle and function of strategic management, ethics, corporate culture and social responsibility. 6. To clarify the principle of multinational and comparative management.

Teaching methods



Basic information about problems of business management are shown in the subject instruction. A short information about management development and theoretical access is shown too.

Compulsory literature:

Beck Robert C. Motivation: Teories and Principles. 5th ed. Upper Saddler River: Pearson Education (United States), 2004. ISBN 978-0131114456. Bragg., Steven M. Controller's Guide to Planning and Controlling Operations. Wiley, 2004. ISBN 978-0471576808. Certo, Samuel., C. a Trevis Certo. Modern management: Concepts and skills. 12th ed. Prentice Hall, 2011. ISBN 978-0132176316. Daft, Richard L. a Patricia Lane. Management. 9th ed. South-Western Cengage Learning, 2010. ISBN 978-0-324- 59584-0. DuBrin, Andrew J. Esentials of Management. 9th ed. South-Western Cengage Learning, 2011. ISBN 978-0-538-47823-6. Foot, Margaret a Caroline Hook. Introducing Human Resource Management. 5th ed. Harlow: Pearson Educated Limited, 2008. ISBN 978-0-273-71200-8. Gibson, James, John Ivancevich a Robert Konopaske. Organizations: Behavior, Structure, Processes. 14th ed. McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2011. ISBN 978-0078112669. Gilad, Benjamin. Business War Games: How Large, Small, and New Companies Can Vastly Improve Their Strategies and Outmaneuver the Competition. Franklin Lakes, NJ: The Career Press, 2009. ISBN 9781601630308. Griffin, Ricky W. Management. 10th ed. Cengage Learning, 2010. ISBN 9781439080993. 12.Mathis, Robert L. a John H. Jackson. Human Resource Management. 12th ed. Maason: South Western Cengage Learning, 2008. ISBN 978-0-324-54275-2. Mullins, John, W. a Orville C. Walker. Marketing Management: a Strategic Decision-Making Approach. 7st ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2010. ISBN 978-0-07-338116-9. Shafritz, Jay, M. Classics of Organization Theory. 7th ed. Wadsworth, 2010. ISBN 978-0495569411. Schein, Edgar H. Organizational Culture and Leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1992. ISBN 1-55542-487-2. Schermerhorn, John R. Management. 10th ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2010. ISBN 978-0-470-29437-6. Simon, Herbert A. Administrative behavior: a study of decision-making processes in administrative organizations. New York: Free Press, 1997. ISBN 0684835827. 20.Stryker, Steven C. Plan To Succed: A Guide to Strategic Planning. Government Institutes, 2011. ISBN 978-1605907277. Taylor, Winslow F. The Principles of Scientific Management. Ed. neuved. CreateSpace, 2011. ISBN 978-1460969984. Thill, Joh V. a Cecil L. Excellence in Business Communication. 9th ed. Prentice Hall, 2010. ISBN 978-0-136-10376-6. Whetten, David A. a Kim S. Cameron. Developing management skills. 8th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005. ISBN 0131441426. Zelený, Milan. Human Systems Management: Integrating Knowledge, Management and System. World Scientific Pub Co Inc. Reprint, 2008. ISBN 981-0249136.

Recommended literature:

Bragg, Steven M. Controller's Guide to Planning and Controlling Operations. Wiley, 2004. ISBN 978-0471576808. Carroll, Archie. B. a Ann K. Buchoholtz. Business & Society: Ethics & Stakeholders Management. 7th ed. Boston: South Western College, 2008. ISBN 13-978-0-324-56939-1. Kontes, Peter W. The CEO, Strategy, and Shareholder Value: Making the Choices That Maximize Company Performance. Wiley, 2011. ISBN 978-1118119037. Petri Helen L. a John M. Govern. Motivation: Theory, Research, and Applications (with Infotrac). 5th rev. ed. Florence: Cengage Learning, Inc (United States), 2003. ISBN: 9780534568801. Smith, Lyn a Mounter, Pamela. Effective Internal Communication. 2nd ed. Kogan Page, 2008. ISBN 978-0-7494-5265-0.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Good knowledge of English language.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.Definition of management. Nature and purpose of management. Basic managerail functions – planning, decision-making, organizing, personnel management, leadership and motivation, control. Manager, his characteristics and skills, roles. Levels of managers. 2.Evolution of management – classical and modern schools of management, present management. 3.Planning. Nature of planning. Types of plans. Steps in planning. Planning process. 4.Decision-making. Desision-making process. Types of decisions. Decisions under certainty, uncertainty and risk conditions. 5.Organizing. Definition of organizing and organization. Types of organizations and organization structures. 6.Personnel management. Definition and specification of personnel activities, its organizing. Role of managers in personnel activities delivery. 7.Leadership and motivation. Definitions. Leadership behaviour and styles. Motivations and motivators, satisfaction. Motivation theories and techniques. 8.Control. Basic control process. Critical control points and standards. Fedback system, requirements for effective control. 9.Communication function in oprganizations. Communication process, its barriers and breakdowns. Effective communication. 10.Principle and function of strategic management. Strategic management process. Organization ´s mission and its goals. Strategic analysis of external and internal environment of organization. Strategy selection and implementation. 11.Business ethics and social responsibility. Ethics categories, terms and theories. Code of ethics. Business ethics implementation. Organizational culture, its definition, elements, types. 12.International and comparative management. Differencies in selected countries. Multinational corporations. Managerial function in international business.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter 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 30  16
        Examination Examination 70  35
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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Incoming Students 2012/2013 Full-time Czech Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block