PSYb2930 Psychologist in Human Resources Management

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught online.
Mgr. Tomáš Kratochvíl (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Martin Vaculík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Martin Vaculík, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Fri 9. 10. 8:00–11:40 U23, Fri 23. 10. 8:00–11:40 U23, Fri 4. 12. 8:00–11:40 U23, Fri 15. 1. 8:00–11:40 U23
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! PSY293 Psychologist in Human Resources Management && ( SEMESTR ( 3 ) || SEMESTR ( 4 ) || SEMESTR ( 5 ) || SEMESTR ( 6 ) || SEMESTR ( 7 ))
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to introduce students to the work of a psychologist in the field of human resource management. Students will learn examples of good practice in variousdifferent areas of human resource management.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
- explain the possibilities of using psychological knowledge and skills in human resource management;
- name the strengths and weaknesses of human resources management in the Czech Republic from the point of view of a psychologist;
- redesign a HRM process with the use of psychological knowledge.
  • Human Resources Management vs. Work and Organization Psychology
  • Stakeholders in Human Resource Management
  • Psychologist in the Personnel Agency
  • Psychologist as an employee of the organization
  • HRM processes from the point of view of a psychologist
    required literature
  • ARNOLD, John, Ray RANDALL, Fiona PATTERSON, Jo SILVESTER, Ivan T. ROBERTSON, Cary L. COOPER, Bernard BURNES, Don HARRIS and Carolyn AXTELL. Work psychology : understanding human behaviour in the workplace. Sixth edition. Harlow, England: Pearson, 2016. xix, 783. ISBN 9781292063409. info
  • KULHAVÝ, Viktor and Jakub PROCHÁZKA. Cvičebnice pro předmět Řízení lidských zdrojů. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2015. 186 pp. URL info
    recommended literature
  • WOODS, Stephen A. and Michael A. WEST. The psychology of work and organizations. Third edition. Andover: Cengage, 2020. xv, 522. ISBN 9781473767171. info
  • ARMSTRONG, Michael and Stephen TAYLOR. Řízení lidských zdrojů. Translated by Martin Šikýř. 13. vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2015. 920 stran. ISBN 9788024752587. info
  • KOUBEK, Ladislav. Psychologie v řízení lidských zdrojů. Vyd. 1. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013. 127 s. ISBN 9788021063846. info
  • DVOŘÁKOVÁ, Zuzana a kol. Řízení lidských zdrojů. 1. vyd. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2012. 559 pp. ISBN 978-80-7400-347-9. info
  • ULRICH, David. Mistrovské řízení lidských zdrojů. 1. české vyd. Praha: Grada, 2009. 266 s. ISBN 9788024730585. info
  • DUDA, Jiří. Řízení lidských zdrojů. Vyd. 1. Ostrava: Key Publishing, 2008. 128 s. ISBN 9788087255148. info
  • HŘEBÍČEK, Vladimír. Řízení lidských zdrojů. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2008. 154 s. ISBN 9788021045378. info
  • HRONÍK, František. Jak se nespálit podruhé : strategie a praxe výběrového řízení. Vyd. 1. V Brně: MotivPress, 2007. xi, 376. ISBN 9788025406984. info
  • HRONÍK, František. Rozvoj a vzdělávání pracovníků. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2007. 233 s. ISBN 9788024714578. info
  • HRONÍK, František. Hodnocení pracovníků. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2006. 126 s. ISBN 9788024714585. info
Teaching methods
class discussion, group projects, excursion, model situations
Assessment methods
Students need to have at least 75 % attendance and successfully present a case study in a team.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information
We recommend this course to those who have passed the course PSYb1110 Personnel Psychology (or its topical equivalent).

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