Course detail

Motivation Tools

FSI-XTMAcad. year: 2023/2024

Subject "MOTIVATION AND STIMULATION" deepens and expands the current knowledge and skills of students in the area of influencing people and their work performance.
This course focuses mainly on the following topics: personality psychology, work and organizational psychology. Psychology in personnel management. The working group and team roles and powers. Manager. Time management, planning, delegation. Corporate culture. Psychology of Communication.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

Recommended publications:
FRANKOVÁ, E. Manažerská psychologie I. Studijní text pro studium předmětu v kombinované formě studia. Brno: FP VUT v Brně, 2005.
PAUKNEROVÁ, D. a kol. Psychologie pro ekonomy a manažery. 2., přepracované a aktualizované vydání. Praha: Grada 2006. ISBN 80-247-1706-9.
(případně místo Pauknerové, D. a kol. náhradní kniha PROVAZNÍK, V. a kol. Psychologie pro ekonomy a manažery. Praha:Grada Publishing, 2002).

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Participation on the practice. In the case of non-performance requirements, can be get alternate conditions.
Students have to make examination. Classification is graded on the ECTS grading scale: excellent (90-100 points), very good (80-89 points), good (70-79 points), favourable (60-69 points), satisfactory (50-59 points), unsatisfactory (0-49 points).

Present control is made in practice. Participation is necessary for credit.


The course aims to provide students with knowledge of basic psychological concept, principles and theories, especially from cognitive and social psychology, interpersonal communication, motivation and personality.
Presentation spreader knowledge of human motivation behavior and action people in economic work. Permit students spread manager skills in area of concrete procedure use to effective fluent of motivation and working action and at flat of personal, team and organization.
Possibility to get skills for example: staying and import of motivation in temperament of human, source of motivation, dynamic of motivation, motive compose , motives conflict and their result, models of motivation and their application for fluent people in economic work. Methods of motivation recognition and stimulation. Digest of stimulation and strategy their purpose use.
Possibility to get especially these skills: self motivation, personal marketing, target of stimulation, create commutation and positive control procedure and leading.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

RYAN, Richard M. The Oxford handbook of human motivation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2 Revised edition. 2019. ISBN 9780190666453. (EN)
LUKÁŠOVÁ, R., NOVÝ, I. a kol. Organizační kultura. Od sdílených hodnot a cílů k vyšší výkonnosti podniku. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2004. ISBN 80-247-0648-2. (CS)
PROVAZNÍK, V. a kol. Psychologie pro ekonomy a manažery. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2002. ISBN 80-247-0470-6. (CS)
BEDRNOVÁ, E., NOVÝ, I. & kol. Psychologie a sociologie řízení. Praha: Management Press, 2002. 2. rozšířené vydání. ISBN 80-7261-064-3. (CS)

Recommended reading

BEDRNOVÁ, E. a kol. Duševní hygiena a sebeřízení pro vysokoškoláky a mladé manažery. Praha: Fortuna, 1999. ISBN 80-7168-681-6.
FRANKOVÁ, E. Manažerská psychologie. Brno: VUT,1996. ISBN 80-214-0752-2.
NAKONEČNÝ, M. Sociální psychologie.Praha: Academia, 1999. ISBN 80-200-0690-7.
PETERS, TJ. a WATERMAN, R.H. Hledání dokonalosti. Praha: Svoboda-Libertas, 1993. ISBN 80-205-0313-7. (CS)
FRANKOVÁ, E. Manažerská psychologie I. Studijní text pro studium předmětu v kombinované formě studia. Brno: FP VUT v Brně, 2005. (CS)
FRANKOVÁ, E. Komunikace v řízení. Brno: CERM, 2007. (CS)
TOHM, B. Motivation Techniques. Wiles Bondi & Assoc, 1991. ISBN-13: 978-9992026632. (EN)
STACEY, R. Tools and Techniques of Leadership and Management: Meeting the Challenge of Complexity. Routledge, 2012. 192 p. ISBN-13: 978-0415531184. (EN)


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-KSB-P Master's, 2. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


Training of selected methods and procedures in the form of case studies and management games.