Course detail

Psychology of management

FAST-CZ56Acad. year: 2023/2024

Psychology, subject of psychology, the inposition in connection of organization and directing, work autput and man´s carrier, the tasks on a personality of directors, motivation and ranumerate of workers, manager´s communication abilities, nonverbal communication, prevention of the conflicts and their solution, adaptability technics pasive and active, assertivity, directing styles, public relations.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Entry knowledge

Basic knowledge from psychology and sociology from secondary school (from subjects as Civics or Social science). Basic orientation in terminology as a general psychology, sociology, social groups, psychological methods, imagines about direction, manager´s functions.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


Orientation in an interpersonal communication (especially considering managment position), abilities in aplication knowledge and soft-skills in private and in profession life.
Student will be able to have insight on the human resource management problems.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

KOHOUTEK, R. ŠTĚPANÍK´, J., KUNOVSKÝ, J.: Základy psychologie pro techniky. Brno, CERM, 1994.
Kachaňáková,A. a kol.: Riadenie ludských zdrojov. Bratislava: STU, 1995.
Kohoutek,R.-Štěpaník,J.: Psychologie práce a řízení. Akademické nakladatelství CERM,Brno, 2000.
Kohoutek,R.: Základy užité psychologie. Akademické nakladatelství CERM,Brno, 2002.
BEDRNOVÁ, E., NOVÝ, I.: Psychologie a sociologie řízení. Praha, Management Press, 2002.

Recommended reading

FIELDEN, J. S.: Principles of Business Communication. Macmillan Publishing Company, 1990.
VEČEŘA, M., GREGOR, M.: Sociologie práce. Brno, VŠE, 1992.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-C-GK Master's

    branch GD , 2. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional
    branch GD , 2. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Psyhology, its subject and tasks in organization. Managerś psychology and sociology. 2. Using of psychology in directing praxis and in the theory of directing. 3. The theory in structure and organization of a work group, firm and society. 4. Traditional and modern society. Aplication to questions in firm directing. 5. Acknowledgement and forming of a direct personality and a subsidient man and a colaborating worker. Personal structure, dynamic of a personality. 5. Stress and frustration. Psychological aspects of a work environment and directing. 7. Psychological analysis of a working results and man´s carrier. 8. Manager´s funcitons. Rating of workers. 9. Motivation, stumulation, renumeration. The hierarchy of demands. The role of a communication in directing. 11. Conflicts, their prevention and solution. Assertivity. 12. Directing styles. Directing behaviour. Manager´s image in directing. 13. The firm culture and public relations.