634-0947/02 – Human Resource Management in Industry (ŘLZP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Economics and Management in IndustryCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Andrea Samolejová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Andrea Samolejová, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SAM01 doc. Ing. Andrea Samolejová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

By passing the doctoral subject Human resource (HR) management in industry students will extend their theoretical knowledge from the precedent studies of personnel management by the latest scientific methods and approaches to HR with the emphasis on employees of production branches, especially on working-man positions. The theoretical approaches will be presented and consulted with students on case studies of front manufacturing companies. The complex HR management will be understood by students at best on the process, principles and steps of performance management, such as recruitment, appraisal, remuneration and development of employees. The subject should be comprehended fully in the international environment and learning habits of foreign enterprises. Last but not least students will get to know trends in HR management in industry, such as increasing employee age and rising need for their further education and training due to extending production automation.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


The aim of the subject is to offer the latest scientific knowledge from the selected areas of human resource management with the strong focus on employees of manufacturing companies. The subject bases upon performance management model, its fundamental parts and related linkages. There are discussed contemporary empiric and theoretic findings from the international HR management and its main trends such as employee’s age increase and the rising need of further employee training and development

Compulsory literature:

ARMSTRONG, M. Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice. London: Kogan Page, 2012. ISBN 978-0-7494-6964-1. MALCOLM, M. and F. WHITING. Human Resource Practice. London: Kogan Page, 2016. ISBN 1-843-98-4067. LEATHERBARROW, CH., J. A. FLETCHER and D. CURRIE. Introduction to Human Resource Management: A Guide to HR in Practice. London: CIPD, 2010. ISBN 1-843-98-2587.

Recommended literature:

MELLO, J. A. Strategic Human Resource Management. 4th edition. Stamford: CENGAGE LEARNING, 2015. ISBN 1-285-426797. LAWLER, E. Effective Human Resource Management: A Global Analysis. Stanford: University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-8047-8268-5.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Elaboration of seminar work on a given topic.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Strategic importance and content of human resource management (HRM) in industrial companies. 2. Dynamic personnel strategies and plans. 3. Performance management according to specifics of manufacturing enterprises. 4. Motivating management of employee remuneration, employee benefits. 5. Contemporary methods and employee education and training. 6. Employee care. 7. International aspects of HR management in industry. 8. Up-to-date trends in the area of HRM (Diversity management, internal training and development).

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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