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Coaching and it's impact on performace of sales representants
Fabianová, Ivana ; Bahbouh, Radvan (advisor) ; Rymeš, Milan (referee)
Diploma thesis is devoted to an analysis of psychological coaching as a method promoting the use of human resources and human potential to the performance improvement and employee development. The theoretical part provides a definition of coaching. It deals with the principles and techniques of coaching, perception of reality, finding solutions and by setting and achieving goals. It discusses human potential as a layout of assumptions to human performance and its exploitation. It describes ways to improve the performance and life satisfaction through coaching. The work also presents an overview of psychological approaches in coaching. The second part consists of a quantitative research, in which they analyzed the results of sales representatives, who took coaching sessions, before and after coaching. Based on the results of the research part of the thesis, there is a statistically significant difference (p< .001) between the performance of sales consultants before coaching and in three other measurements after coaching. Key words Coaching, self-coaching, goals, coaching principles, effectivity, sales person, performance, potential.
Methodological innovations in psychological research
Frollová, Nikola ; Vranka, Marek (advisor) ; Fabianová, Ivana (referee)
The year 2012 opened an intense debate about the methodological problems of psychological research that lead to excessive publication of unreliable and nonreplicable results. The proposed improvements consist of conducting more replication studies, sharing data openly, limiting the "degrees of researcher freedom ", and improving the understanding and application of statistical methods for data analysis. This bachelor thesis aims to map the aforementioned problems, proposed solutions, as well as possible criticisms and problems with their implementation in practice. The research proposal consists of measuring the prevalence of questionable scientific practices among psychologists in Czech Republic.
From adenoma to colorectal cancer: The study of DNA methylation profiles
Fabianová, Ivana ; Vymetálková, Veronika (advisor) ; Šmahel, Michal (referee)
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major public health problem worldwide and is one of the most common types of cancer in advanced countries. Recent statistics still present that the Czech Republic has a high incidence of CRC worldwide, especially in Czech men. CRC is known to be a disease that is caused not only by genetic and chromosomal abnormalities but also by epigenetic changes with the best-known DNA methylation. Changes in DNA methylation are the most prominent mechanisms that alter gene expression. Loss of gene function by epigenetic silencing of critical genes plays a key role in the development and progression of sporadic human tumors, including CRC. CRC usually develops from a harmless protrusion, known as an adenoma. However, little is known about the exact timing of DNA methylation changes in the transition from a healthy colon, through an adenoma to a malignant state. This bachelor thesis aims to summarize in detail the aberrant changes in DNA methylation in people with adenoma and in patients with CRC and at the same time to summarize the currently used methods of DNA methylation detection. Keywords: colorectal cancer, DNA methylation, adenoma, CpG island methylation phenotype, hypermethylation, hypomethylation
The effect of sociomapping based team coaching
Fabianová, Ivana ; Bahbouh, Radvan (advisor) ; Buriánek, Jiří (referee) ; Höschlová, Eva (referee)
(in English): This dissertation seeks to verify the impact of sociomapping-supported team coaching on team climate and performance. Sociomapping, created in the 1990s to visualize team communication, plays here a role simultaneously as the main diagnostic and intervention tool. The theoretical part focuses on the teams and psychological analysis of such team aspects as size, roles, composition and the formation and development of teamwork. Attention is further paid to team coaching and sociomapping-based intervention. One chapter analyzes the relevant team processes according to available concepts, with a subsequent analysis of team performance and climate as two teamwork outputs relevant to the study. Due to the specificity of team data analysis, the last chapter discusses teamwork analysis models. The empirical part presents a study of 103 respondents divided into and conducted on nine intervention and 12 control teams. The teams worked together on team projects for about three months. The intervention groups were supported by team coaching that involved sociomapping, while the control groups only attended meetings to discuss current work topics. The teams in both the control and intervention groups were sociomapped a total of three times, but only the intervention teams were presented with these...
Meaning in life in the perspective of positive psychology: Autobiographical methods
Malíková, Gabriela ; Fabianová, Ivana (advisor) ; Zajícová, Markéta (referee)
The bachelor thesis focuses on the concept of meaning in life and strengthening possibilities meaning in life via autobiographical methods. This paper's view emerges from the second wave of positive psychology, the most emphasizes on conception meaning in life as a factor which is necessary for optimal functioning. Literary review in the first part contains different conceptualizations of meaning in life, sources from it comes from, individual characteristics which influence quality of meaning in life. Besides, the process of meaning-making and interaction between meaning in life and wellbeing are discussed. Finally, autobiographical methods as tools to support meaning in life are presented and factors which can influence their effectivity as well. Research project proposal is presented in the second part. It proposes experimental design which will clarify relationship between the autobiographical method (focused on meaning-making processes) and subjective perceived meaning in life. Keywords meaning in life, second wave of positive psychology, optimal functioning, well-being, positive psychology intervention, autobiographical methods, meaning-making
Mental Accounting and Its Effects on Economic Behaviour
Jakerlová, Jana ; Höschlová, Eva (advisor) ; Fabianová, Ivana (referee)
Bachelor thesis deals with the influence of the mental accounting on economical behaviour, especially in the context of the covered co-gnitive styles and personality traits. The thesis is divided into litera-ture review part and empirical part. In the first chapter of the litera-ture review, the key aspects of the mental accounting and its relati-ons to the microeconomic and psychological concepts, such as the prospect theory, categorization or self-control, are presented. Cogn-tive styles, personality traits and their effect on the mental accouting are discussed in detail in the following sections, forming a theoreti-cal basis for the empirical part. In the latter, we design an experi-ment which could possibly enable scientific verification of some of the discussed theoretical aspects presented in the literature review part. Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org)
New psychometric approaches to personality measurement - digital footprints analysis
Fousková, Petra ; Höschlová, Eva (advisor) ; Fabianová, Ivana (referee)
Digital technologies have become an inherent part of both our personal and professional lives. We send e-mails, share posts on social networks, take selfies. This has been bringing new opportunities for using different type of data than it was typical for psychometry in the past. This thesis deals with the possibilities of using digital footprints for personality traits and intelligence measurement. The first part of the thesis focuses on possibilities of personality traits estimation, or rather prediction, based on an analysis of text, photography and online user behaviour. The second part examines the extent to which is possible to estimate personality traits measured by Hogan Personal Inventory from digital footprints on the professional social network LinkedIn. The outcome from the proposed research could be potentially used as a source of information in the employee selection process.
Objective factors that influence work adaptation
Krumpholcová, Linda ; Rymeš, Milan (advisor) ; Fabianová, Ivana (referee)
The bachelor thesis focuses on mentoring that organizations use to influence work adaptation of the new employees. In the first part of the thesis, the literary review, factors such as management of employees, job evaluation and remuneration strategies are described. There is also focus on orientation programme. The main point of the literary review is to analyze these factors in context of work adaptation and to mention current studies related to this topic, mentoring especially. The first part of thesis is followed by qualitative research project proposal which is based on the literary review. The main goal of this empirical part of thesis is to investigate how individuals perceive support of mentor in process of mentoring.
Leadership in the Combat Units of the Land Forces of the Professional Army
Heřman, Ondřej ; Höschlová, Eva (advisor) ; Fabianová, Ivana (referee)
Heřman, O. (2018). Leadership in the Combat Units of the Land Forces of the Professional Army. Prague: Charles University. This thesis deals with the phenomenon of leadership in the professional army, concretely in the combat units of the land forces. The literature review part defines the terms "leadership" and "command", describes the specifics of military leadership, characterizes its various theoretical conceptions (particularly charismatic, transformational, spiritual and servant) and investigates effective command style in combat units. Based on the analysis of existing research and expert literature, it further lists the overview of selected personality traits and activities of commander, which are from the view of following soldiers important for the efficiency of his command. As a research project for mapping the determinants of effective leadership at commanders of combat units a qualitative questionnaire is suggested, consisting of open questions and assigned to the soldiers of combat units of land forces. The possibility of practical use of acquired knowledge is also outlined. Keywords: theory of leadership, leader's personality, leader's activity, follower, professional army, combat units
Cognitive Complexity and Its Measurement
Say, Nicolas ; Stehlík, Luděk (advisor) ; Fabianová, Ivana (referee)
Conceptualization of cognitive complexity addressed many key ideas that are still explored by contemporary psychology. Cognitive complexity is measure influencing manner in which social reality is construed and how such construction affects decision making. Research in cognitive complexity is limited by a number of publications dedicated to its study. Literature addressing cognitive complexity is fragmented, lacking in rich theoretical work based on the original conceptualization of cognitive complexity. It rather studies and measures separate aspects related to cognitive complexity. In this theses, cognitive complexity is explored in a somehow investigative manner to unite original theory and recent research in related topics. Present theses emphasize different approaches to measurement of cognitive complexity as well as proposes a new method for its measurement that should provide leads for new studies concerned with cognitive complexity. Keywords: Cognitive complexity, conceptualization, measurement, methods

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