157-0326/05 – Organizational Design (ORPR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Systems Engineering and InformaticsCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Blanka Bazsová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Blanka Bazsová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor, Master, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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VRA31 Ing. Blanka Bazsová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 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

Zápočet: - aktivní účast na cvičeních - zpracování projektu Zkouška: - písemná část - ústní část


Other requirements

The course is finished with the credit and exam. The credit is based on the submitting and presentation of the project. Exam consists of 2 parts - oral and written.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.Terminology and importance of organizational design. Principles and definitions. Methodological basis and approaches to the organizational design. 2. Model and information technology of organizational design. Software applications, description, structure. 3. Model and software applications for analysis of factors affecting organizational structure. Components and factors: Organizational size, organizational life cycle, environment, strategy, technology; globalization. 4. Traditional organizational structure versus contemporary organizational structure. Concepts, characteristics, advantages and disadvantages. 5. Objectives of organizational design and structure of organizational design. Organizational design as a decision-making process. 6. Organizational diagnostics. Objectives, core frameworks and methods. 7. Design of positions/titles and departments. Job specialization, formalization of behavior, education and training. 8. Organizational chart. Levels/steps of decision making. Centralization, decentralization, pitfalls in the delegation process. 9. Leadership and management standards, definition, roles, and implementation. 10. Social climate and organizational culture. 11. Human resources management and its relationship with the organization. Human Resources responsibilities. 12. Human resources role and its alignment with the corporate strategy. Application of methods and approaches used in the process of employee performance evaluation. 13. Workflow, processes and procedures. Methods and models applied for organizing the processes. Model and computer support for process analysis and design. 14. Evaluation of organizational performance. Approaches and methods fot evaluating performance of the organization.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 45  23
        Examination Examination 55  32 3
Mandatory attendence participation: A minimum 50% of attendance is required.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Student participation with ISP in seminars is not required. Credit is conditional on submitting the project. The exam is oral.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2024/2025 (N0688A050001) Information and Knowledge Management SR P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2023/2024 (N0688A050001) Information and Knowledge Management SR P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0688A050001) Information and Knowledge Management SR P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0688A050001) Information and Knowledge Management SR P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0688A050001) Information and Knowledge Management SR P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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Assessment of instruction

2022/2023 Summer