e034 Human Resources Management in Sport

Faculty of Sports Studies
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Jana Nová, PhD., MBA (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Jana Nová, PhD., MBA
Division of Sport Management - Department of Social Sciences and Sport Managament - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Division of Sport Management - Department of Social Sciences and Sport Managament - Faculty of Sports Studies
Tue 16:20–17:50 seminární místnost, 103
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
e034/01: Tue 18:00–18:45 seminární místnost, 103, J. Nová
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Upon successful completion of the module, students will be able to: Understand the processes of human resources management in sport; Identify appropriate human resources strategy for various sport organizations, situations and events in sport ; Effectively participate in the processes of motivating people ; Evaluate the effectiveness of HRM processes within various sport organizations • Understand the relationship between leadership and sustainable HRM practices in sport organisations; Demonstrate the understanding of the HR practices and their relationship to organizational performance in implementing corporate strategy; Evaluate the relationship between business strategy, HRM, engagement and performance
  • Contents: Lectures and seminars are devoted to the following topics : 1) The development of management theory 2) Organizational strategy and personnel policy 3 ) Organizational structure and culture , values 4 ) Job design and job specification 5 ) The recruitment, selection and retention of employees 6 ) Training and commissioning work 7 ) Performance management and labor law 8) Motivation, motivational theory and practice , job satisfaction 9) Styles of leadership, transactional and transformational leadership 10) Evaluation of employees 11) Remuneration 12) The problems of seasonality and management of volunteers 13) Personal development planning and continuing professional development of staff. Within these topics , students are made familiar with the theory and practice of effective human resources management in the workplace and key people management processes , such as job design , recruitment , selection, motivation and performance management of employees in sport organizations , taking into account the importance of organizational culture and strategy of the institution.
    required literature
  • NOVÁ, Jana, Tracy TAYLOR, Jens Peter SORENSEN, Ashlee MORGAN, Ladislav BEDŘICH a Zoran HELBICH. Case Studies. Human Resources Management in Sport. Brno: Faluty of Sports Studies, Masaryk Univesrity Brno, 2017. neuveden. ISBN 978-80-210-8486-5
    recommended literature
  • Taylor, T., Doherty, A., & McGraw, P. (2008). Managing people in sport organizations: A strategic human resource management perspective. London, United Kingdom: Butterworth–Heinemann
  • CHELLADURAI, P. Human resource management in sport and recreation. 2nd ed. Champaign: Human Kinetics, 2006. xxvi341 s. ISBN 0736055886. info
Teaching methods
Lecture and seminar using various case studies and other resources. The lecture provides students with an overview of the topic and the seminar will allow students to extend their understanding of the issue while developing analytical, presentation skills and managing their own performance. Self-study (Preparation for seminars) is a prerequisite for participation in the seminars so that students are able actively participate and thus to contribute to the development of their evaluation and reflective skills that are crucial for the effective management of human resources.
Assessment methods
Individual assignment on a given or chosen topic from a field of HRM in sport organization or sporting events (min 10 pages of text / student). This is a condition for granting credits.
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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