157-0326/04 – Organizational Design (ORPR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Systems EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Blanka Bazsová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Blanka Bazsová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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VRA31 Ing. Blanka Bazsová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
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Full-time Credit 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The goal of the subject is to discuss the methodological foundations related to the organization design, to identify organization problems,suggest the organisation structure and evaluate organisation measures.

Teaching methods



Students will gain required knowledge in the area of creating organization positions, organization system and approaches to the staff assessment.

Compulsory literature:

GRIFFIN, Ricky W.; PHILLIPS, Jean a GULLY, Stanley Morris. Organizational behavior: managing people and organizations. 13E. Boston: Cengage, 2020. 576 s. ISBN 978-0-357-04250-2. BURKE, Wyatt Warner. Organization change: theory and practice. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, c2008. 335 s. ISBN 978-1-4129-2670-6. ROBBINS, Stephen P. a JUDGE, Tim. Organizational behavior. Edition 16. Always learning. Boston: Pearson, 2015. ISBN 978-1-292-05655-5.

Recommended literature:

DONNELLY, James. H., James, L. GIBSON and John, M. IVANCEVICH. Management. Praha: Grada Publishing, 1997. 821 s. ISBN 80-7169-422-3. GRAEME, Martin. Managing People and Organizations in Changing contexts. Netherlands: Elsevier Ltd., 2006. 425 s. ISBN-13: 978-0-7506-8000-4. BELLEFLAMME, Paul a PEITZ, Martin. Industrial organization: markets and strategies. 2nd edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 799 s. ISBN 978-1-107-06997-8.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

The course is finished with credit and exam. The course credit is based on the defending and presentation of the project from discussed organization problems area. The exam consists of two parts – written and oral.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Content of lectures: 1. Basic concepts and importance of organizational design. Methodological principles and approaches to organizational design. 2. Model and computer support for organizational design. Software products, description, structure. 3. Model and computer support for the analysis of factors influencing the organization's structuring. Size, age, surroundings, strategy, technology, structure, globalization. 4. Formal organizational structures. Characteristics of individual forms, their advantages and disadvantages. 5. Objectives of organizational planning and the structure of organizational planning. Approaches to setting goals. Organizational design as a decision-making process. 6. Organizational diagnosis. Goals, focus, basic stages, methods. 7. Designing organizational positions and organizational units. Specialization of work, formalization of behavior, education and training. 8. Dimensions of decision-making delegation. Centralization, decentralization, the issue of delegation. 9. Organizational and management standards, their meaning and creation. 10. Social climate and culture of the organization. 11. Human resources and its relationship to organizing. Activities of the personnel department. Methods and approaches to employee evaluation. Significance in the creation of organizational measures. 12. Human resources and its relationship to business strategy. Human Resource Management. Methods and approaches to workers compensation. 13. Organizing processes. Process organization methods and models. Model and computer support for process analysis and design. 14. Evaluation of the organization's performance. Approaches to performance appraisal.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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Credit Credit 85  23 3
Mandatory attendence participation: The course is finished with a credit. It is necessary to submit and defend the project.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Credit is conditional upon the submission and defense of the project. Student participation with ISP is not required.

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Assessment of instruction

2021/2022 Summer