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Trends in Modern Management

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Course Unit Code115-0545/02
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionEnglish
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
KAS348Ing. Kateřina Kashi, Ph.D.
The aim of this subject is focus on critical factor of business included in Conception "7S" American consultant firm McKinsey. This conception, with world's reputable, connect access based on assessment, mutual conditionality and integrity meaningful factors success in managerial work too. Students will study these factors and discuss them. They are: strategy, structure, systems steerage, staffs, shared values, style of managerial work, skills and symbols, that comprises this conception. Organization culture is “nub” of integrity these factors. Learned knowledge and skills, the students will used in problem solving of critical factors.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Students will understand the Repetition of last 20 years of 20th Century:
- the first half of 80th years: search perfection era,
- the second half of 80th years: thriving on Chaos era,
- 90th years: reengineering, development IS and new management systems.

They will analyze and evaluate present and future trends in management development:
- present trends in development single factors of managerial work and
management of companies,
- future trends: estimate of future development, experts opinion.

Will discuss the trends from experiences of companies (cases:)
- cases of companies, which determine trends in world's management
Course Contents
Framework syllabus of lectures:
- McKinsey 7S approach
- Shared values
- Typology of Company culture
- Company symbols
- Modern strategies
- Company structures
- Lean organization and production
- KAIZEN a Six sigma approaches
- Style of managerial job
- New form of managerial job
- Knowledge management
- Human management potential
- Company collaborations
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
BICHENO John a Matthias HOLWEG. The Lean Toolbox. 4th Revised edition. PICSIE Books, 2008. ISBN 978-0954124458.
BURTOSHOW-GUNN, Simon. The Essential Management Toolbox. 1 edition. Wiley, 2009. ASIN B002NT3BO8.
LIKER, Jeffrey a James, K. FRANZ. The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership: Achieving and Sustaining Excellence through Leadership Development. 1 edition. McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011. ISBN 978 -0071477468.
HAMEL, Gary. The Future of Management. 6th ed. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2007. ISBN 978-1-4221-0250-3.
LANG, Helmut. Management trendy a teorie. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7179-683-1.
ŘEZÁČ, Jaromír. Moderní management: manažer pro 21. století. Praha: Computer Press, 2009. ISBN 978-80-251-1959-4.
Recommended Reading:
MASAAKI, Imai. Gemba Kaizen: A Commonsense Approach to a Continuous Improvement Strategy 2/E. 2 edition. McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012. ISBN 978-0071790352.
GEORGE, L. Michale, MAXEY, John, ROWLANDS, David, PRICES, Mark. The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook: A Quick Reference Guide to 100 Tools for Improving Quality and Speed. 1 edition. McGraw-Hill, 2004. ISBN 978-0071441193.
VODÁČEK, Leo a Olga VODÁČKOVÁ. Moderní management v teorii a praxi. 2. vyd. Praha: Management Press, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7261-197-3.
KLOUDOVÁ, Jitka. Kreativní ekonomika. Praha: Grada, 2010. ISBN 978-80-247-3608-2.
Moderní řízení. Praha: Economia, 2010 - . ISSN 0026-8720.
Ekonom. Praha:Economia, 2010 - . ISSN 1210-0714.
Úspěch – produktivita a inovace v souvislostech. Slaný: API, 2008 - . ISSN 1803-5183.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
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