Course detail

Research methods in management

FP-RvmrPAcad. year: 2017/2018

Students will be introduced by lectures with research methodology. Students will select concrete reserach problem and in the practice students will provide primary investigation. After the processing of research results into the project, this project will be defended due the presentation.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will learn to apply research methods in the practice and to use its in the dissertation thesis.

Prerequisites

The students must to know to review the literutare.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

DISMAN, Miroslav. Jak se vyrábí sociologická znalost. Praha: Karolinum, 2005. ISBN: 978-80-246-0139-7. (CS)
FAJKUS, Břetislav. Filosofie a metodologie vědy. Vývoj, současnost a perspektivy. Praha: Academia. 2005. ISBN 80-200-1304-0. (CS)
HENDL, Jan. Kvalitativní výzkum. Základní metody a aplikace. Praha: Portál, 2005. ISBN 978-80-7367-485-4. (CS)
Doporučená literatura: BRATKOVÁ, Eva. Metody citování literatury a strukturování bibliografických záznamů podle mezinárodních norem ISO 690 a ISO 690-2 [online]. Verze 2.0, aktualiz. a rozš. Praha: Odborná komise pro otázky elektronického zpřístupňování vysokoškolských kvalifikačních prací Asociace knihoven vysokých škol České republiky, 2008-12-22 [cit. 2010-02-06]. 60 s. Dostupné na www:. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

In the course will be used lectures and seminars. In the lectures will be used clasic presentation and s.c. "participants centered learning" approach. In seminars will be used team work, research in the practice and presentation of research results.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Students will be evaluated in three parts:
1. Evaluation of research projects - first condition for obtaining of unit course credit.
2. Evaluation of research presentation - second condition for obtaining of unit course credit.
3. Passing of test - condition of completing the course.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Science and research, their importance in managment. Research methodology in management.
2. Basics of research work in management. Research theme, idea, research problem and its formulation. Stating of hypothesis.
3. Phases of research activities. Research plan. Problematics of research sample.
4. Research methods and technics in management, their sorting. The study of documents as research methods. Quantitative and qualitative data analysis.
5. Method of observation in management. Sorts, characteristics and usage.
6. Method of questionnairing in management, their characteristics and usage.
7. Method of experimnting in management. Sorts of experiment, realization.
8. Methods os measuring (scaling, tests) in management.
9. Qualitative oriented research.
10. Processing of data.
11. Processing research results.
12. Presentation of research results.
13. Etics in research work.

Aims

The main objective of the course is to teach students to aply research methods in the practice. The second objective is to use provided research in the dissertation thesis.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Education will be controlled during the semester after the completing research project and after the presentation.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MGR Master's

    branch MGR-ŘEP , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

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