PEMBAPEM Personnel Management

School of Business Administration in Karvina
Summer 2022
Extent and Intensity
1/2/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Vojtěch Malátek, CSc. (lecturer)
Ing. Lucie Meixnerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Vojtěch Malátek, CSc.
Department of Business Economics and Management - School of Business Administration in Karvina
Contact Person: Ing. Žaneta Rylková, Ph.D.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
  • 1. Personnel management in organizational context
    Historical background of personnel management and human resources management. Difference between personnel management and human resource management. Definition and key differences. Role and objectives of personnel management. Personnel management activities and functions: operative and managerial.
    2. Job analysis
    Definition of job analysis. Reasons to invest time in performing job analysis. Basic steps of job analysis. Job analysis methods and resources. Procedure of job analysis. Responsibilities of human resources management. The data collection process. Job descriptions and specification.
    3. Recruitment and hiring process
    Definition of recruitment. Steps in the recruiting process. Full life cycle recruiting. Ways to find candidates. Job application process. Types of recruiting. Selection process and types of selection methods. Assessment center - ways and steps. Recruiting and hiring process: a cost.
    4. Performance appraisal
    Performance management cycle. Main features of performance appraisal. Performance appraisal system: tools and techniques. Relationship of performance appraisal and job analysis. Objectives of performance appraisal: potential benefits and potential complications. Methods of collecting data: past-oriented and future oriented. Peer and self-assessment: principles and criteria. Legal and cross-cultural implications.
    5. Training and development
    Training and development process. Training methods of employees. Career and succession planning. Concept of career. Career management and development. Need for training and development. Training objectives and strategies. 6. Motivation and rewards
    Types of motivation theories: content and process theories. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Theory. Herzberg’s Two Factor Theory. Theory X and Theory Y. Process of motivation. Motivation techniques. Tangible and intangible rewards. Financial and non-financial methods of motivation. Employee benefit system.
    7. New trends in personnel management
    The development of personnel management and new features in business. New technology and innovations. New trends. Ethical Issues Faced by Personnel Management.
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Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2021.
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