Course: Theory and Methods of Management

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Course title Theory and Methods of Management
Course code FES/DTMRM
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Doctoral
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 15
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Myšková Renáta, doc. Ing. et Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Approaches to the management and organizational behavior, the role of management, the objectives of managers and organizations. Typology of strategies and models the behavior of organizations. Managerial behavior and effectiveness. Factors affecting the organizational system of the enterprise. The specifics of each type of organizational structures. Management of individuals and management groups. Improving organizational performance. Organizational development and impact of cultural differences. Managing managerial and organizational effectiveness. Theoretical aspects of technology and innovation. Selected problems of the subject under focus doctoral thesis.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Methods of individual activities
Learning outcomes
The course focuses on management theory and their development, assess their significance given the current state and perspectives of its practical economic entities.


Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Student performance assessment

Recommended literature
  • AWAD, E., GHAZIRI, H.M. Knowledge Management.. Pearson Education, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2004.
  • BUREŠ, V. Znalostní management a proces jeho zavádění: Průvodce pro praxi.. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2007.
  • MLÁDKOVÁ, L. Management znalostí v praxi.. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2004.
  • MLÁDKOVÁ, L. Moderní přístupy k managementu: Tacitní znalost a jak ji řídit.. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2005.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics and Administration Management (2013) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Management (2013) Economy - -