157-0312/02 – Systems Methods and Organization Theory (SMTO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Systems EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Eva Moravcová, CSc.Subject version guarantorIng. Eva Moravcová, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation2011/2012
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JAS25 Ing. Mária Jašková, Ph.D.
KR150 Ing. Anna Křížová, CSc.
MOR30 Ing. Eva Moravcová, CSc.
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

• To identify and describe different types of systems ands systemic tasks • To define principles of hard and soft systems methodology and a the differences of their application • To distinguish and apply different approaches in the systems design • To characterize the organizing process and organization as a system to apply systems methodology • To classify from different points of view hard and soft systems characteristics of the organization • To discuss the role and the systemic links of management processes • To recommend on the basis of gained skills particular changes in the organizational management systems

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Summary

The aim of the course is to present on the basis of systems methodology systems methods and system approach as a tool for comprehensive problem solution and system design. Students should understand the complexity of an organisation and its management system as application field of systems methodology. They recognise systemic characteristics of the organisation and its management system as basis for management systems modelling and problem solving.

Compulsory literature:

Cavaleri, S., Obloj, K.: Management Systems. Wolsworth, California 1993 Checkland,P.: Soft Systems Methodology in Action, John Wiley 1991 Koontz,H., Weihrich,H.Essentials of management. 5th ed.New York : McGraw-Hill, 2002 Mintzberg: Structures in Five, Prantice Hall, 1983 Kossiakoff, A ;Sweet, W.N. : Systems Engineering Principles and Practice Wiley-Interscience 2002

Recommended literature:

Checkland,P.: Soft Systems Methodology in Action, John Wiley 1991 Mintzberg: Structures in Five, Prantice Hall, 1983onelly,J.H.

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Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

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Subject has no co-requisities.

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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  51
        Exercises evaluation Credit  (35)
                Zápočet Project 35  15
        Examination Examination  (65)
                Zkouška písemná a ústní Other task type 65  30
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2009/2010 (N6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209T025) System Engineering and Informatics (00) System Engineering and Informatics P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209T025) System Engineering and Informatics P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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