157-0903/03 – Organisational Decision Making (OR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Systems EngineeringCredits10
Subject guarantorIng. Anna Křížová, CSc.Subject version guarantorIng. Anna Křížová, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation2014/2015
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KR150 Ing. Anna Křížová, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 30+0
Part-time Examination 30+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Getting to know some methods that support the effectiveness of decision-making at all levels and in all areas of management.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Decision making as a key to the management activities. Object and basic terms of the conception theory of the decision processes.Model of the elementary decision process structure, characteristics of its phases.Possibilities and conditions of the formalising the decision-making,basic decision-making matrix. Modelling of the decision processes,descriptive and normative models. Typology of the decision processes. Approaches to resolution of complex problems in decision making. Decision methods,their applicability for solving concrete problems from the economic practice.

Compulsory literature:

1.Cooke, S., Slack, N.: Making Management Decisions. Prentice Hall, 1991 2.Fidler, Ch.: Strategic Management Support Systems. Pitman Publishing, 1996 3.Noorderhaven, N. G.: Strategic Decison Making. Addison-Wesley, 1995

Recommended literature:

1.Henderson.D.R., Hooper,Ch.L.: Making Great Decisions in Business and Life, ParkPress, 2005 2.Ulrich, D.: Human Resource Champions. Harvard Business School Press, boston, USA, 2009

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester



Other requirements

Demonstrate the application of theoretical knowledge in practice.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Decision-making as a key to control activity. Scope and basic concepts of the theory of decision-making processes. Model structure of elemental decision-making process, the characteristics of its phases. Possibilities and conditions formalization of decision-making, the basic decision matrix. Modelling decision-making processes, descriptive and normative models. Typology of decision-making processes. Approaches to solve complex problems of decision making. Methods for determining their applicability in solving specific problems of economic practice. Simple method of deciding monokriteriální a multi-criteria evaluation of alternatives. Decision analysis as a universal method of deciding a case study. Branched decision making, decision trees and networks. Forecasting methods. Value engineering. Organizational and information security decision making in management.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester, validity until: 2014/2015 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination   3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2013/2014 (P6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202V055) Public Economics and Administration K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (P6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202V055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (P6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209V025) System Engineering and Informatics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (P6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209V025) System Engineering and Informatics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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