711-0602/03 – Sociology of Management (SM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Social SciencesCredits3
Subject guarantorMgr. Petra Kowaliková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorPhDr. Anna Papřoková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
Year5Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1995/1996Year of cancellation2010/2011
Intended for the facultiesHGF, FEIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOW01 Mgr. Petra Kowaliková, Ph.D.
MAC44 Mgr. Jakub Macek, Ph.D.
NAV11 Mgr. Alice Navrátilová
PAP40 PhDr. Anna Papřoková, Ph.D.
SOL06 PhDr. Oldřich Solanský, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+2
Combined Credit 8+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

To acquire theoretic knowledge and skils in the sphere of management, planning and making decisions with accent on social conditions of these processes. To understand the connections of the influence and changes of the environment upon he organization, on planning of its strategy, structure and human resources with respect to its goals. To learn basic observatins from management, motivation and leading of people. To understand the issue of company culture, its dependence on the society culture, the role of an individual in an organization and to acquire the knowledge needed for diagnostics and implementation of changes in the company culture.

Teaching methods

Seminars
Individual consultations
Tutorials

Summary

The sociology of management is based on the sociallly psychological prerequisites of management as well as on the roles of the manager. It accents the effect of human factor on planning, organizing and decision making in a company. It deals with managing, motivating and stimulating people in the organization. It focuses at the issue of company culture from both the macro and microperspective and presents possibilities of its diagnostics and changes.

Compulsory literature:

Handel, M.J. (ed.) (2003). The Sociology of Organizations, London: Sage Publications Herriot, P. (1992). The Career Management Challenge Balancing Individual and Organizational Needs. London: SAGE

Recommended literature:

Clark, F. A.(1992). Total Career Management. Strategies for creating management careers. London : McGraw-Hill International (UK) Limited Grove, S. A.(1996). Only the Paranoid Survive, How to exploit crisis points that challange every copany. New York: Random House Thompson, P; McHugh, D.(1990/2002). Work Organizations, a critical introduction. Palgrave Reich, R. B.(1991). Work of Nations.Preparing Ourselves for 21st-Century Capitalism. New York: Alfred A.Knopf

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Test project

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Management. Interdisciplinary nature, relation to other disciplines. Apllication in practice. 2. Theory and practice of management. – basic stages of the management development and management systems. Postmodern approaches. Management functions. 3. Theory of a firm. Company as a production, economic and social unit. Strategy, structure and cultural environment of companies. Designing and development of an organisation (classic and neoclassic). 4. Social system of an organization, Social potential, social structure, activities, activities, functions. Social and working group, team and organization. Components of social system: abilities, social and psychological needs, relationships, education possibilities, communication, variability of work. 5. Man in an organization. . Whyte´s organizational man, typology; personality features, , attitudes, values, motives of labor activity, job satisfaction. 6. Origin of an organization – goal and strategic tendencies. Grouping, integration and cooperation of activities,. Definition of the role, responsibility, competence. Hierarchic structures.. 7. Personality, properties and role of a manager. Management pyramid and prevailing activities. Self-management and carrier. 8. Motivation, leadership, mission and goals of an organization. Theory of personality, groups, situation, transaction and transformation styles of leadership (Fiedler, Vroom, Bass). Coaching. 9. Creating of efficient teams – choice, leadership, evaluation methods, development of motivation, problem solving and making decisions. . Team cooperation. . 10. Project management. Structure of employees, recruitment and choice, process of integration into the organization. Adaptation, education, carrier. 11. Company culture, its elements (values, imaginations, approaches) and types. Relationship between strategy, organizational structure and company culture. Company culture of international companies. 12. Model of controlled change – strategic analysis, diagnosis, , categorization of powers, creation of a model of change. Innovation in the organizational architecture, strategic alliances, decentralization, slim structures. 13. Macroorganization and globalization. Postmodern organization (net and virtual) and their management. 14. Analyses of a social system (structural, dynamic).

Conditions for subject completion

Combined form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
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Exercises evaluation Credit 85  0
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