115-0587/02 – Human Resource Management A (HRMA)

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 introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation2016/2017
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
MAK011 Ing. Kateřina Mokrá, Ph.D.
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

1. Clarify the process for making personnel strategy and policy. 2. Describe the steps of the process of recruitment, selection and adaptation of employees. 3. Characterize the basic principles of performance management of employees. 4. Explain the essence of the process of training and development of employees. 5. Characterize the possibility of employee motivation. 6. Clarify the nature, significance and various tools of compensation of employees. 7. Describe the importance and benefits of teams and teamwork. 8. Characterize leadership and its use in the organization. 9. Describe various theories of leadership and their usage. 10.Explain the basics of ethics and its application in the field of human resources management. 11.Explain the significance and the creation of organizational culture. 12.Define complexity of management across cultures. 13.Characterize diversity and its improtance.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


Compulsory literature:

ARMSTRONG, Michael. A Handbook of Management and Leadership. 2nd Edition. London: Kogan Page, 2009. ISBN 978 0 7494 5417 3. ARMSTRONG, Michael. A Handbook of Reward Management Practice. 3rd Edition. London: Kogan Page, 2010. ISBN 978 0 7494 5534 7. BERGER, Lance A. and Dorothy R., BERGER. The Compensation Handbook. 5th Edition. McGrawHill: 2008. ISBN 978-0-07-149675-9. HERSEY, Paul; BLANCHARD, Ken; JOHNSON, D. Management of Organizational Behavior: Leading Human Resources. 9th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, 2008. ISBN 0-13-017598-6.

Recommended literature:

ARMSTRONG, Michael. Armstrong´s Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice. 13th ed. Philadelphia: Kogan Page, 2014. ISBN 978-0-7494-6964-1. ASWATHAPPA, K. Human Resource Management. Text and Cases. 9th ed. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill, 2009. ISBN 978-0-07-066020-5. BRATTON, John and Jeff Gold. Human Resoure Management: Theory & Practice. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. ISBN 978-0-230-58056-5. MATHIS, Robert. L. and John J. JACKSON. Human Resource Management. 13th ed. Mason: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2011. ISBN 978-0-538-45315-8. MULLINS, Laurie J. and Gill CHRISTY. Management & Organisational Behaviour. 10th ed. New York: Pearson Education, 2013. ISBN 978-0-273-79264-2. ROBBINS, Stephen P. and Mary COULTER. Management. 11th ed. Boston: Prentice Hall, 2012. ISBN 978-0-13-216384-2. SCHERMERHORN, John R. Management. 10th ed. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley, 2010. ISBN 978-0470-29437-6.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta

Seminar works on selected topics.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. To explain what the social (human) potential of the organization and the creative potential is and to characterize the creative personality. 2. To characterize the human resources planning strategy and to demonstrate the process of recruitment, selection and adaptation of the staff. 3. To explain the process of human resources planning and to know methods for forecasting the number of employees need. 4. To describe the job performance management cycle, and to apply possible ways of remuneration. 5. To explain what it means to optimize human resources in the organization and to describe its process and criteria. 6. To define the activities which managers involve within the development of the social potential. 7. Basics of Employees Education, Appraisal of Employees 8. Leadership 9. Basics of Employees Remuneration 10. Teams and Teamwork 11. Motivation of Employees 12. Culture of the Organization The aim of this course is to clarify the importance of social and human potential and its importance for the competitiveness of the organization. Students will be able to understand what activities HR managers need to manage on the professional level. They will get basic information and knowledge about the new role of managers that involves the activation of human potential in the organization.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2014/2015 Winter semester, validity until: 2016/2017 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 30 (30) 16
                Seminar works on selected topics. Other task type 30  16
        Examination Examination 70 (70) 35
                Written examination Written examination 70  35
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2014/2015 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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