VPL434 Social Development at Organizations

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 12 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Blanka Plasová, PhD. (lecturer)
Mgr. Ondřej Hora, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Imrich Vašečka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Kristína Chudá (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Tereza Pospíšilová (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Tomáš Sirovátka, CSc.
Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Mon 17:00–18:30 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
VPL434/Odpovednost: No timetable has been entered into IS. O. Hora
VPL434/Vzdelavani: No timetable has been entered into IS. K. Chudá
VPL434/Harmonizace: No timetable has been entered into IS. B. Plasová
VPL434/Motivace: No timetable has been entered into IS. I. Vašečka
Prerequisites (in Czech)
( VPL435 Theory of Management && VPL436 Human Res. Management ) || SOUHLAS
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 50 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/50, only registered: 0/50
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course answers the question: What is social development in organisations and how to arrange it.
At the end of the course students should:
- Know about various organisation development risks emerging in organisations.
- Know appropriate measures for these risks and be able to present solutions for indentifyed social risks.
- Be able to reflect strategy of the organisation incl. personel strategy and strategy of organisational development and context (e.g. public policy).
- By able to analyse problems, situations and measures of organisational development.
- Reflect need to comunicate, especialy to comunicate and mediate problems and enhance necesary skills.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should:
- Individually elaborate logical and consistent written proposal of solution adequately reacting to concrete problem.
- Be able to individually apply theoretical and empirical knowledge gained during this course (and other previous courses).
- Prove analytical competences to analyze concrete problem or situation.
- Prove knowledge and competences to apply concrete methodology for solving of problem.
  • 1) Introduction to social development in organizations.
  • 2) Programs of social development.
  • 3) Analysis of evidence for program of social development.
  • 4) Creation of program of social development.
  • 5) Ethics in entrepreneurship.
  • 6) Corporate social responsibility.
  • 7) Human and social capital development.
  • 8) Learning organization.
  • 9) Equal opportunities for men and women.
  • 10) Balancing work and family life.
  • 11) Diversity management.
  • 12) Motivation and retention of employees.
    required literature
  • Allison, Michael, Kaye, Jude (2005). Strategic Planning for Non Profit Organizations, John Viley and Sons: Hoboken, str. 125-152.
  • GRASSEOVÁ, Monika and KOL. Analýza podniku v rukou manažera: 33 nejpoužívanějších metod strategického řízení. 2nd ed. Brno: BizBooks, 2012. 325 pp. ISBN 978-80-265-0032-2. info
    not specified
  • A Handbook of personnel management practice (Orig.) : Personální management [Grada Publishing, 1999]. info
  • Branham, Leight (2009) 7 skrytých důvodů proč zaměstnanci odcházejí z firem. Praha: Grada Publishing. (str. 29-41)
  • Eger, Ludvík, 2009. Diverzity management, Praha: Česká andragogická
  • Esping-Andersen, G. 2009. The Incomplete Revolution: Adapting to Women's New Roles. Cambridge: Malden, Polity Press. Str. 1-110. (v knihovně)
  • Taylor-Gooby, P. 2004. New Risks and Social Change. Pp. 1-28. In Taylor-Gooby, P. (ed.). New risks, new welfare: the Transformation of the European Welfare State. New York: Oxford Univerzity Press.
  • Bičáková, A.; Kalíšková, K. 2015. Od mateřské k nezaměstnanosti: Postavení žen s malými dětmi na trhu práce. IDEA studie 8 / 2015
  • Barth, Regine, Wolff Franzizska (2009). „Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability impact: opening the arena“. Pp 3-25 In Barth, Regine, Wolff Franzizska (eds.) Corporate Social Responsibility in Europe. UK/USA: Edward Edgar. (čti str. 3-19)
  • Hill, E.J.; Weiner, S.P. 2003. Work/Life Balance Policies and Programs. In: Edwards, J.E; Scott, J.C.; Raju, N.S. 2003. The Human Resources Program-Evaluation Handbook. Sage Publication, Inc. Str. 447-468
  • Cahusac E, Kanji S (2014) Giving up: How gendered organizational cultures push mothers out. Gender, Work & Organization 21(1): 57–70.
  • Od mateřské k nezaměstnanosti: Postavení žen s malými dětmi na trhu práce
  • Veselý, A., 2006. Teorie mnohačetných forem kapitálů. Pražské sociálně vědní studie. Praha: CESES, FSV UK a FF UK. (dostupné na: http://publication.fsv.cuni.cz)
  • Acker, J. 1990. Hierarchies, Jobs, Bodies: Theory of Gendered Organizations. Gender & Society 2 (139): 139-158.
  • SENGE, Peter M. Pátá disciplína : teorie a praxe učící se organizace. Translated by Irena Grusová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Management Press, 2007. 439 s. ISBN 9788072611621. info
  • KŘÍŽKOVÁ, Alena and Karel PAVLICA. Management genderových vztahů : postavení žen a mužů v organizaci. Vyd. 1. Praha: Management Press, 2004. 155 s. ISBN 8072611178. info
  • TICHÁ, Ivana. Učící se organizace. Vyd. 1. V Praze: Česká zemědělská univerzita, 1999. 56 s. ISBN 80-213-0574-6. info
  • WERTHER, William B. and Keith DAVIS. Lidský faktor a personální management. 1. vyd. Zlín: Victoria Publishing, 1992. 611 s. ISBN 808560504X. info
Teaching methods
Lectures. Self-study - Literature imposed on the students. Seminar paper. Repeated feedback on seminar paper.
Assessment methods
Seminar paper. Repeated feedback on seminar paper. Exam - assessment of expertise paper on given topic.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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