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Career choices of men and women
Kříž, Jan ; Kirovová, Iva (advisor) ; Sněhotová, Jiřina (referee)
Bachelor thesis deals with the factors responsible for the different vocational choices between men and women, which then manifest in the uneven distribution of both genders in specific fields of human labour. The goal of this thesis is to create an overview of psychological theories pertaining to the motivational forces behind the vocational choices, while also explaining its distinction. The literary overview part of the text tends to the clarification of the terms from the areas of gender studies and vocational psychology, both of which are closely related to the topic of this thesis. The following part offers a peek into the Czech labour market, as well as foreing labour markets, with the intent of showing the disparity between the gender distribution in specific areas with statistical data. The main body of this work comprises of psychological theories which offer explanation of the motivational factors behind the vocational choice with regard to gender as one of the main agents. In the second part of this thesis comes a research project design in the form of a qualitative, semi-structured interview with students that took part in an incongruent gender-vocational choice, to get an insight into the introspective perception of their experience. These statements will be analysed and compared with the...
Career Counseling at Primary Schools
Šindelářová, Karolína ; Kirovová, Iva (advisor) ; Mertin, Václav (referee)
This diploma thesis deals with an issue of a choice of career and career consultancy at primary schools. In the introduction of a theoretical part the definition of career counselling connected with education system is presented. Further, basic theories of career counselling are introduced. Major part deals with actual empirical findings about the impact on the choice of career and potential positive consequences of systematic career consultancy. Final thesis also presents a conception of career counselling at primary schools as it is enshrined in the Czech law and introduces the structure of career counselling service in the Czech educational system. Empirical part sets a goal in charting the current state of career counselling at primary schools in Ústí nad Orlicí district. For this purpose, a mapping questionnaire on a sample of pupils of the ninth grade and a semi-structured dialogue with educational consultants of primary schools was used. The aim of this thesis is to define the factors that pupils evaluate as significant in the choice of a further education. Simultaneously, it contains the assessment of current practice of career counselling at primary schools by educational consultants, which enables us to compare the both points of view and gain a complex view of the current practice of...
The Issue of Quality of Work Life Application in Organizations
Jursíková, Linda ; Kirovová, Iva (advisor) ; Rymeš, Milan (referee)
The thesis focuses on factors, that impact on the application of quality of work life concept in organizations. The theoretical part contains specification of the term "quality of work life", and some of its conceptions are introduced. The aim of following chapter is the issue of applying component dimensions of Walton's concept, and furthermore selected organizational and work factors and their influence on the quality of work life of employees are described. The practical part is focused on proposal of creation of questionnaire, which surveys objective and subjective factors affecting the application of quality of work life in organizations.
Psychological and social attributes of supported employment regarding employers and employees of companies where it is provided
Štyráková, Katarína ; Kirovová, Iva (advisor) ; Bahbouh, Radvan (referee)
Supported Employment is one of the main tools of active labour market policies for the people who are disadvantaged or with disabilities. It aims to aid people are disadvantaged when finding employment themselves, provides assistance when looking for and choosing the right employment and with preparations for its execution, facilitation of the first contact with employer and colleagues, and ongoing support not only to the person with disability, but also to his colleagues and superiors who will be in contact with him. The thesis focuses on the issue of supported employment and its relation to diversity management, which covers the topic of management of employing the minorities and disadvantaged groups. From this perspective the thesis discusses the attitudes and prejudices, that often pose a barier to supported employment and effective interaction of people with disabilities and without. Research aims to explore these attitudes and to explore the support, that employers and employees working in the companies there the supported employment takes place are provided. The hypotheses stating there would be a difference in attitudes toward people with disabilities and toward organizational diversity between the research and the control group, were not confirmed. Qualitative analysis revealed the...
Difficulties in career decision making
Brožek, Pavel ; Kirovová, Iva (advisor) ; Rymeš, Milan (referee)
The theoretical part of this diploma thesis consists of four basic areas which are crucial for better understanding of profession choice difficulties and subsequently provides an introduction to the second part of the thesis - the empirical part. In the first chapter, the reader will be informed about the definition of the profession choice, its historical development, which covers a pretty wide context, in which the profession choice is being accomplished. The following chapter deals with career development theories focusing on personality, development theories targeting career and theories solely focused on social influences effecting the career development. The last two chapters deal with an adolescence period which plays the key role in the further career path of the individual. There is also a chapter describing and sorting difficulties while choosing a profession. The aim of the empirical part is to describe the development of profession choice difficulties at the end of secondary education - the period of life which is considered by many authors to be vitally important for the adolescent profession development. Hypotheses are verified by comparison of the results of the questionnaire that investigates profession choice difficulties in between third, fourth and fourth grade - directly before...
Selected aspects of employee development in international organization
Durňaková, Zuzana ; Kirovová, Iva (advisor) ; Rymeš, Milan (referee)
In this thesis the attention is given to selected aspects of employee development in the international organization operating in the steel industry, which has a branch in Slovakia. The theoretical part explains the various theoretical concepts that bind to this topic (for example. Human resources, human resources management, competencies), as well as individual learning concepts which are creating a platform for employee development and also the different phases development and training in organization. This topic is very up-to-date in the light of increasing demand for staff across the whole spectrum of professions. The empirical part is directed to clarify the course of development in international organizations, where great importance emphasis is placed on language learning (especially English) and training in the field of management training, particularly to develop the presentation skills. In this part of the research results indicate that individual groups of employees are after completing the course improving the level of English language at the required level, as well as valuation of the self level of presentation skills. Keywords: Employee development, learning, foreign language skills, presentation skills
Significant factors of quality of working life in terms of management in the nonprofit sector
Jenšovská, Lucie ; Kirovová, Iva (advisor) ; Kebza, Vladimír (referee)
This thesis deals with the issue of quality of work life (QWL), namely the important factors of QWL in terms of the management of non-governmental organizations (NGO). Perception of QWL has a positive effect on job satisfaction, personal well-being and job performance (its productivity and quality). The aim of this mapping study is to determine the important factors of QWL from the subjective perspective. Expert semistructured interviews were used for this purpose. The results indicate that the identified factors are identical with QWL mentioned by individual authors and institutions. The following factors were identified: absence of stress, interpersonal relationships in the workplace, support from the organization, evaluation of work, working environment. The positively evaluated factors include good relations in the workplace, need and utility of service, and self-actualization. The problematic working factors are financial conditions, obligations arising from the legislative framework, uncertainty about the sustainability of services, view of society and the low level of spatial facilities. The findings might become a contribution for organizations providing social services, be useful in easier implementation and support QWL factors, feelings of well-being at work, for selection of employees,...
The Application of Psychology in Employee Selection and Employment Mediation
Chaloupka, Otakar ; Kirovová, Iva (referee) ; Kocianová, Renata (referee)
Rigorózní práce v teoretické části pracovně vymezuje pojem personální psychologie, neboť cílem práce je identifikovat roli a uplatnění personální psychologie v oblasti výběru pracovníků a v oblasti zprostředkování zaměstnání. Na základě vymezení p ojmu personálního výběru jako komplexního procesu a diferenciace druhů personálního výběru identifikuje potenciální roli personální psychologie v procesu výběru pracovníka. Současně na základě vymezení pojmu zprostředkování pracovního uplatnění, určení fun kce, možností a limitů Úřadu práce a vymezení pojmu Bilanční diagnostika jako komplexního poradenského systému uplatňovaném mj. v praxi Úřadu práce identifikuje potenciální roli personální psychologie v procesu zprostředkování zaměstnání. Empirická část má charakter mapující deskriptivní studie. Jejím cílem je popsat účast personální psychologie v současné praxi fungování personálních agentur a HR útvarů firem, dále činnost zprostředkovatelů zaměstnání při Úřadu práce a podíl personální psychologie na této činnosti a nakonec identifikovat očekávání klientů programu Bilanční diagnostiky a jejich naplnění. Pátá část práce souhrnně zpracovává proces výběru pracovníka a zprostředkování zaměstnání jejich srovnáním na úrovni metodologických východisek, metodik, kl íčových kompetencí odpovědných pracovníků a...
Quality of working life related to human resources activities
Honsová, Pavlína ; Kirovová, Iva (advisor) ; Kabelková, Jiřina (referee)
This thesis analyses the concept of quality of working life related to human resources activities. In the theoretical part, key concepts and related terms are introduced. Then different approaches and categorisations are stated. Individual human resources activities contributing to quality of working life as introduced by Walton are described in the following subchapters. Several examples of research approaches related to quality of working life are stated as well as different means of evaluating and measuring quality of working life. The practical part consists of a research design leading to a questionnaire development measuring quality of working life according to Walton's factors, which were described in detail in the theoretical part.

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