711-0508/06 – Organizational Behaviour (ChovOrg1)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Social SciencesCredits2
Subject guarantorPhDr. Oldřich Solanský, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorPhDr. Iva Jašková
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
VYS06 Mgr. Markéta Janíková
JAS17 PhDr. Iva Jašková
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 2+0
Part-time Graded credit 0+14

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Demonstrate an understanding of theory and research related to current issues and future trends in organizational behaviour Demonstrate an understanding of the links between individual behaviour and its social and organizational context. Diagnose and develop constructive proposals for dealing with work issues from an organizational behaviour perspective Exhibit analytical skills and apply theories to discuss different organizational contexts.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

The course is designed to provide students with basic understanding of human behaviour as a key element in the creation of effective organizational environment. The focus is on the three elements of organizational behaviour studies that is a) behaviour of individuals in organizations b) group behaviour in organizations and c) how these behaviours influence the overall performance of organizations. Two broad lines of argument are followed, micro organization theories and issues, including individual and group behavior, leadership, motivation, rewards and reinforcements, job design, stress management, performance evaluation and communication on the one hand and macro organization theories and issues, including goals, organizational design, organizational development, the impact of technology and the market, and international organizational culture on the other hand.

Compulsory literature:

Daft, R. (1998) : Organization Theory and Design, South-Western College Publishing, Cinciati, Ohio. Robbins, S. (2006): Organizational Behaviour, Engelwood Cliffs, Prentice Hall. Jimenez, A.C. (2007): The anthropology of organisations, Aldershot ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate. Ackroyd, S. (2006): The Oxford handbook of work and organization, Oxford : Oxford University Press.

Recommended literature:

Fincham, R. (2005): Principles of Organizational Behaviour, Oxford, Oxford University Press. Egidi, M.; Marris, R. (2008): Simon, H.: Economics, Bounded Rationality and the Cognitive Revolution, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

contrtol of the home reading in class debates, presentation of case study

E-learning

Other requirements

prosím o doplnění požadovaného obsahu

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Managers and Organizations; brief historical outline of the field and its relation to sociology of organization, sociology of managment and psychology 2. Environment and Organizational Culture 3. Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 4. Individual in the Organization 5. Motivation 6. Evaluating and rewarding employees 7. Job Design 8. Leadership 9. Organizational Power and Politics 10. Groups and Group processes 11. Communication 12. Decision Making 13. Organizational Goals and Planning 14. Organizational Structure 15. Organizational Change, Development and Innovations

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester)
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Graded exercises evaluation Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2009/2010 (N3607) Civil Engineering (3607T049) Realization of Constructions P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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