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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Sustainable Human Resource Management - P501014
Title: Udržitelné řízení lidských zdrojů
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Actual: from 2021
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/0 other [hours/week]
Capacity: winter:unlimited / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: doctoral
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Dvořáková Zuzana prof. Ing. CSc.
Interchangeability : D101001
Annotation -
Last update: Dvořáková Zuzana prof. Ing. CSc. (07.12.2020)
The course deals with human resource management in terms of its concepts, models, strategies, and practices. It focuses on contradictory and discussed trends that go-ahead to sustainable business development and affect working life quality. It focuses on current knowledge and predictions that can anticipate managing people and leadership in different types of organizations and working conditions.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Dvořáková Zuzana prof. Ing. CSc. (07.12.2020)

No entry requirement

Course requirements:

To prepare a seminar work on a pre-arranged topic. The extent of a presentation is max. 15 slides. The work is discussed at a round table and following a debate. Part of the discussion is answering a question that randomly chooses from 14 topics in the syllabus. The discussion is in front of a panel of two evaluators: a course guarantor and a business representative.

Literature -
Last update: Dvořáková Zuzana prof. Ing. CSc. (07.12.2020)

Armstrong, M., Taylor, S. Armstrong´s Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice. 13rd ed. KoganPage, 2014. 440 p. Retrieved from

Brewster, Ch., Houldsworth, E., Sparrow, P., Vernon, G. International Human Resource Management. 4th ed. London: CIPD, 2016. 511 p.

Dessler, G. Human Resource Management. 16th ed. Global edition. UK: Pearson, 2020. 728 p.

Ehnert, I. Sustainable human resource management. Berlin, Heidelberg: Physica-Verlag, 2009. 306 p. Retrieved from

Human Resource Management. University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing, 2016. 459 p.

Poór, J., Engle, A. D., Kovács, I. É., Morley, M. J., Kerekes, K., Slavic, A., Berber, N., Juhász, T., Zaharie, M., Legnerová, K., Dvořáková, Z., Stor, M., Suchodolski, A., Buzády, Z., and Abdrazakova, A. (2020). Multinationals and the evolving contours of their human management practices in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Employee Relations [online]. 42(3), 582–608. eISSN 0142-5455. DOI: 10.1108/ER-01-2019-0082.

Ulrich, D., Kryscynski, D., Brockbank, W., Ulrich, M. Victory through organization: why the war for talent is falling your company and what you can do about it. New York, Mc.Graw-Hill, 2017, 293 p.

Syllabus -
Last update: Dvořáková Zuzana prof. Ing. CSc. (07.12.2020)

1. Theory and practice in the development of personnel/human resource management

2. Organization of the personnel/HR department and personnel activities

3. Quality of working life and working conditions

4. Recruitment, selection, and orientation

5. Performance management and performance appraisal

6. Compensation and benefits

7. Education and development

8. Collective labor relations

9. Teamwork

10. Talent management, succession planning, career management

11. Sustainable human resources management

12. Toxic labor relations and precarious employment

13. People management in small and medium-sized companies

14. International human resources management

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: Dvořáková Zuzana prof. Ing. CSc. (15.12.2020)

Zpracovat seminární práci na předem domluvené téma. Rozsah práce je max. 15 slides. Práce se diskutuje u kulatého stolu a po její prezentaci následuje rozprava. Součástí rozpravy je odpovědět na otázku, kterou si doktorand náhodně vybere ze 14 témat v sylabu. Rozprava je před panelem dvou hodnotitelů: garant předmětu a reprezentant byznysu.

Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Defense of an individual project 70
Oral examination 30