Modern Management

 

The course presents the main trends and principles in modern management: motivation, persuasion, transnational and transcultural dimensions. The course is based on the lectures and workshops and is ended by the final test and the presentation of the students’ projects.

 

Lectures:

 

INTRODUCTION TO MODERN MANAGEMENT

1.      Principles of modern management

2.      Modern management and motivation

3.      Managing human resources: the power of persuasion

INTERCULTURAL MODERN MANAGEMENT I

4.      The theory of cultural dimensions

5.      Power distance

6.      Collectivism-Individualism

7.      The influence of dimensions on management practices

INTERCULTURAL MODERN MANAGEMENT II

8.      Masculinity-femininity

9.      Uncertainty avoidance

10.  Types of organizations typical for certain cultural structures

11.  Management from the point of view of cultural dimensions

12.  Conclusions, wrap-up and final test

 

Literature:

 

·         Čábelková, I. (2014). Cultural values in economic reasoning. FHS UK: Prague

·         Certo, S. C., Certo, S. T. (2013). Modern Management. Pearson Higher Education

·         Hofstede, G. (1993). Cultural constraints in management theories. The Academy of Management Executive7(1), 81-94

·         Kast, F. E., Rosenzweig, J. E. (1974). Organization and management: A systems approach. McGraw-Hill

·         Strielkowski, W., Čábelková, I. (2015). Religion, Culture, and Tax Evasion: Evidence from the Czech Republic. Religions6(2), 657-669