711-0520/01 – Introduction to Organizational Behaviour (ZáklChO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Social SciencesCredits2
Subject guarantorPhDr. Oldřich Solanský, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorPhDr. Iva Jašková
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
Year5Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2002/2003Year of cancellation2010/2011
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
VYS06 Mgr. Markéta Janíková
JAS17 PhDr. Iva Jašková
ZEB02 Ing. Jiří Žebrák
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+2
Combined Credit 10+0

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

Lectures
Seminars
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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. Warp 1. Explanation of basic terms, definitions 2. Effective organizational environment 3. Communication in the organization, its types and methods 4. Verbal communication and paralinguistic aspects of speech 5. Guide interview, types of questions, listening 6. Nonverbal communication, communication barriers 7. Rules for effective communication, communication errors 8. Social perception, errors in perception of others 9. Motivation, job satisfaction and work 10. The working performance 11. Leadership, coaching, teamwork 12. Conflicts, stress management 13. Adapting to change 14. Organisational culture

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

case problem solving

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

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.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation Credit 85  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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