Zuzana Dvorakova

Zuzana Dvorakova
University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague | VSCHT · School of Business

Professor
Erasmus+: a) 2020-1-CZ01-KA226-SCH-094304 digiDozent, b) 2021-1-SK01-KA220-HED-00003217 DWEL.

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Zuzana Dvorakova currently works at the University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, CR, the School of Business. Her specialization focuses on HRM, mainly education, learning, career development, and labor relations. Her latest project dealt with monitoring changes in labor relations between employees and employers (2014-2020). Currently, we are solving the project "Digital Wellbeing for Higher Education Lecturers." Another topic of her work is providing executive education for business people

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Scientific evidence from workers provides an insight into factors determining the workplace in the green economy. Corporations incorporate the green economy principle into human resource management. Some declare their responsibility to implement Sustainable Development Goals in managing people. The paper aims to identify future changes in decent wo...
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Some employers declare their responsibility to implement Sustainable Development Goals in managing human resources and personnel practices. Furthermore, the current study links the subject matter of Decent Work and Economic Growth with the topics of Green Economy. Multinational corporations are already addressing sustainable development and incorpo...
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Today devices' unconstrained use causes substantial negative consequences. Multitasking and constant notifications lead to lower levels of creativity and concentration; the difficulty of effective interpersonal communication causes higher stress, while heavy screen use links to eyesight problems and headaches. These issues deteriorate productivity...
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The contribution examines well-being in the workplace from the point of view of the concept of social pollution from the economic activity of companies. The partial results of the long-term monitoring study, annually conducted by the international research team in the countries of Eastern Europe and Asia, obtained through a sociological survey of h...
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Digital transformation of education remains a protean concept attracting attention from practitioners and researchers. Higher education institutions are undergoing a digital transformation to recruit and retain students to balance their work and study duties. During the last decades, business schools are increasingly uncoupled from practice and los...
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Provozní management a řízení lidí Personální řízení ve 20. století Personální řízení je aplikovaný vědní obor, který se institucionalizuje v průběhu 20. století. Vychází a využívá poznání jiných společenskovědních oborů, jako je historie, politologie, ekonomie, management, sociologie a další. Podněty pro formování personálního managementu dává byzn...
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The report presents the results of a survey conducted by the members of an international research network in several countries. The survey dealt with the significant differences in the structure and level of development of socio-economic systems. The aim of the research is to monitor the changes taking place in labor relations between employees and...
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Research background: Globalization and digitalization of society lead to fundamental alterations in the labor sphere. Global trends and turbulent times are changing the work environment, stimulating new labor relations and employment models. Thinking on the ongoing transformation processes requires a monitoring study of new phenomena and the creati...
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Stress at work and job insecurity are critical reasons influencing employees' decisions to change employers, lead to fluctuations, or retire early. In the Czech Republic, population aging means a long-term problem that negatively impacts the state budget and pension systems' sustainability. The paper aims to analyze the early retirement among aged...
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The presentation covers the following: - Technical changes and intentions of employees to retire early - Factors motivating workers to early retirement decisions - Changes in early retirement in the CR since 2010.
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Dopady kovidových opatření na vzdělávání a wellbeing učitelů univerzit. Koncept Univerzity 4.0.
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Entrepreneurship education is considered one of the prerequisites for shaping young entrepreneurs who can generate economic growth and create new jobs. The education system at all levels contributes to the formation of entrepreneurial competences. A special status attributes to universities whose curricula contribute to the motivation to set up a b...
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The aim of the presentation: To find how employers can improve the digital well-being of highly skilled staff. For achieving the aim: To define the risks of digitalization for workers, i.e., physical, mental, social risks, To identify best practices of large corporations addressing digital overload via well-being policies, To search for occupationa...
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Učební text kolektivu autorů „Personální řízení 2, část 2“ je společně s učební pomůckou Koubek, J.: Personální řízení 2, část 1. Praha : VŠE, 2002, základní literaturou k předmětu P__421 Personální řízení 2 pro magisterský stupeň studia oboru Podniková ekonomika a management na Fakultě podnikohospodářské Vysoké školy ekonomické v Praze. Předmět P...
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The society perceives the universities for centuries as centers of knowledge and education. These days, teachers increasingly become under the press to satisfy their stakeholders’ requirements—students, employers, and public institutions. The paper aims to analyze labor relations at university stemming from the globalized education market accelerat...
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To identify trends in executive education programs To analyze approaches to executive education To identify areas dealt with digital transformation covered by executive education programs
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Research background: The paper uses labor economics and career theory to design an integrative approach to career research focusing on new occupations and career development. Purpose of the article: The purpose of this paper is to call for an integrative approach to career research aiming to characterize labor market trends and discuss perspectives...
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The report presents the preliminary results of a survey conducted by an international research network in several countries. The survey dealt with the significant differences in the structure and level of development of socio-economic systems. The research aims to monitor the changes taking place in labor relations between employees and employers....
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The shift work schemes are usually set regardless of technological innovations. Employees have no access to address their time flexibility for operational reasons, and employers find to plan flexible working regimes based on traditional rostering as time and financial consuming. Human resource management pays limited attention to self-rostering, ev...
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The paper covers an overview of economic and social conditions determining informal employment and undeclared work. Aimed at analyzing bibliographic records, surveys, and trends in both the EU and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), it discusses personnel practices suitable for sustainable human resource management. The paper characterizes the dark s...
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The topic covers distance education at universities with a focus on how the COVID-19 influences the transition from face-to-face teaching to online courses. The aim is to identify non-contact teaching in the education and which educational processes can be useful. The research methodology includes several methods that enable a triangular analysis,...
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The monograph is organized as follows: the first chapter describes the theoretical background based on a literature review and the authors’ concept of a social pollution phenomenon and its system forming factors; the second chapter presents the methods of research to obtain the empirical data; in the third chapter reflects the results of the monito...
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The report presents the preliminary results of a survey conducted by an international research network in several countries. The survey dealt with the significant differences in the structure and level of development of socio-economic systems. The research aims to monitor the changes taking place in labor relations between employees and employers....
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The report presents the preliminary results of a survey conducted by an international research network in several countries. The survey dealt with the significant differences in the structure and level of development of socio-economic systems. The research aims to monitor the changes taking place in labor relations between employees and employers....
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The report presents the preliminary results of a survey conducted by an international research network in several countries. The survey dealt with the significant differences in the structure and level of development of socio-economic systems. The research aims to monitor the changes taking place in labor relations between employees and employers....
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One of the objectives of the presented monitoring study is to examine the influence of organizational and managerial practices on the employees´ physical and psychosocial health, as well as to identify causal relationships between different working conditions and staff well-being. The database was formed by conducting a survey in Czech Republic, Ka...
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Abstract: One of the objectives of the presented monitoring study is to examine the influence of organisational and managerial practices on the employees' physical and psychosocial health, as well as to identify causal relationships between different working conditions and staff well-being. The database was formed by conducting a survey in Czech Re...
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Research background: Globalization and digitalization of society are leading to fundamental alterations in the labour sphere. Global trends and turbulent times are changing the work environment, stipulating the emergence of new forms of labour relations and employment models. Thinking on the on-going transformation processes requires a monitoring s...
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This report presents the preliminary results of a survey conducted by the members of an international research network in several countries. The survey dealt with the significant differences in the structure and level of development of socio-economic systems. The aim of the research is to monitor the changes taking place in labour relations between...
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The society and labor markets are preparing for the global competition with robots, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of things. By addressing the bibliometric research deficit from an international literature perspective, this study explores the thematic evolution and the state of employability, lifelong learning, and the quality of workin...
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The society and labor markets are preparing for the global competition with robots, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of things. By addressing the bibliometric research deficit from an international literature perspective, this study explores the thematic evolution and the state of employability, lifelong learning, and the quality of workin...
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The human resource (HR) diversity occurs as a factor that attracts growing attention in the recent three decades seen to increase the competitiveness and effectiveness of organizations. The tendency stands in the cultural transformation of society. For organizations in Russia, it becomes revolutionary thanks to its consequences because, unlike deve...
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The human resource (HR) diversity occurs as a factor that attracts growing attention in the recent three decades seen to increase the competitiveness and effectiveness of organizations. The tendency stands in the cultural transformation of society. For organizations in Russia, it becomes revolutionary thanks to its consequences because, unlike deve...
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Purpose We explore the effects of three organizational variables (country of origin of the multinational company (MNC), the timing of entry into the European Union and the mode of establishment of the MNC subsidiary unit) on the human resource management (HRM) practices being pursued by subsidiaries of large MNCs operating in selected countries in...
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The quality of work-life gradually takes precedence over the world, and research into the field is on the rise. Everyday life hinges upon the quality of work-life, thereby making it relevant for discussion and investigation. By addressing the bibliometric research deficit from an international literature perspective, this study explores the themati...
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The paper characterizes the state-of-the-art knowledge of sustainable human resource management (HRM) based on on-the-desk analysis of articles in the Web of Science database published in the last two years in journals in Q1 and Q2. In the literature, sustainable HRM is considered an extension of strategic HRM with a focus on long-term human resour...
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The current stage in the labour sphere development is characterized by transformational processes caused by the emergence of new phenomena and trends in different countries' economic activities. The labour relations between employers and employees are currently changing under the influence of such growing trends as employment precarization, staff f...
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Depending on globalization and internationalization, workplace diversity in all forms of organizations becomes a reality and a long-term trend. HR diversity seems to be a significant success factor for organizations. However, HR diversity management builds on a pragmatic approach and uses the corporate marketing mix. The integration of HRM with oth...
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The growing instability of labour markets, restructuring and job cuts, precarious employment and the flexibilization of personnel, cause the growing role of the psychological contract and employee confidence in the employer in modern labour relations. Based on some results of a sociological survey conducted annually among workers from five countrie...
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The growing instability in labour markets, restructuring and downsizing workforce, precariatization and staff flexibilization underlie the increasing importance of a psychological contract and employees’ confidence in their employer in modern labour relations. The study aims to explore the role of trust and psychological contract in HR management a...
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Projekt TA ČR: RECESERA – reporting a monitoring CSR Tato metodika je jedním z výsledků projektu RECESERA – reporting a monitoring CSR, č. TD03000146, jehož zadavatelem byla Technologická agentura České republiky. Hlavním řešitelem byla Česká zemědělská univerzita v Praze, spoluřešiteli: Fakulta humanitních studií Univerzity Karlovy a Institut pers...
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The report presents the preliminary results of a survey conducted by an international research network in six countries. The survey dealt with the significant differences in the structure and level of development of socio-economic systems. The research aims to monitor the changes taking place in labor relations between employees and employers. It a...
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Empirical studies argue that human resource (HR) diversity contribute to creativity, innovations and organizational development, on the one hand. On the other side, practitioners see a gap between theoretical HR studies dealing with relations between HR diversity management and organizational performance, and the reality of monitoring effectiveness...
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Secondary sources about diversity management provide the number of arguments for benefits stemming from the use of HR diversity management. It is evident a gap between theoretical HR studies regarding the link between HR diversity management and organizational performance, and measurement of the effectiveness of HR diversity. Practitioners ask for...
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Crisis phenomena in the modern economy produce a destructive effect upon the well-being of contract workers. More often, the organizations implement the toxic practices of human resource management, which led to the increase in the level of social pollution of a corporate environment, forming unfavorable psychosocial conditions for professional act...
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This report presents the preliminary results of a survey conducted by the members of an international research network in several countries. The survey dealt with the significant differences in the structure and level of development of socio-economic systems. The aim of the research is to monitor the changes taking place in labour relations between...
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The current growth of the Czech economy means a significant increase in demand for labor. The low birth rate in the 90s of the last century adversely affects the supply of labor in low age groups with technical qualifications and applicants for manual jobs. Employers react to that by reducing job requirements for recruitment and selection, increasi...
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The paper examines the issue of assessing the extent of precarious labour relations considered by the authors as one of the systemic factors of social pollution. The emergence of the social pollution of the labour sphere is primarily caused by the aspiration of employers to reduce labour costs. It leads to an increasing spread of the use of toxic p...
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The debate about the new forms of labour relations emerged in the late 1990’s, when the term "precarious work" was formulated to describe the spread of irregular and unstable systems of employment without social guarantees. The flexible, erratic, temporary employment system has become the norm and is gradually replacing the stability of the long-te...
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The rhetoric surrounding the benefits of CSR policies for stakeholders is generally well known. Nowadays, it occupies a prominent position in discussions on how to include non-financial indicators in reports on financial stability indicators. In April 2014, the EU adopted a directive, according to which, large companies with more than 500 employees...
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This report presents the preliminary results of a survey conducted by the members of an international research network in six countries. The survey dealt with the significant differences in the structure and level of development of socio-economic systems. The aim of the research is to monitor the changes taking place in labour relations between emp...
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Mzdový systém je nástrojem řízení lidských zdrojů k realizaci podnikové strategie. Podnik může k tomuto záměru formulovat mzdovou politiku a vytvářet mzdový systém (systém odměňování) a systém zaměstnaneckých výhod (benefitů). Mzdová politika obecně sleduje tyto cíle:-získat a stabilizovat zaměstnance, kteří svými znalostmi, dovednostmi a schopnost...
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The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been the subject of debate and research with non-profit organizations in the CR since the early 1990s. This concept has been embedded in Czech society by the local subsidiaries of multinational corporations (MNC's). CSR is a strategy whereby corporations take responsibility for the economic,...
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Currently cost-effectiveness criteria dominate in the practices of modern businesses. These latter are more attracted by the economic and management activities that enable the company to achieve excellent financial results. Nonetheless, statistics show a steady growth in the number of workers who have fallen victim to the various diseases, which ar...
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The classification system for the factors which make up a toxic workplace is based on previous research which was carried out on this issue. Some researchers state that organizational stress is affected by such factors as a toxic work environment, negative workload, isolation, types of hours worked, role conflict, role ambiguity, lack of autonomy,...
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The aim of this paper is to analyze demographic development in the Czech Republic and define the influence of the population aging on diversity management from the point of view of age and changes in HR practices in the business sphere. The starting point is seeking an answer to the question of why the demographic aging of the population is taking...
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Purpose - This chapter aims to present the way how to think about honesty in leadership, practically and simply on an example of the Czech Republic. Design/methodology/approach - This chapter discusses what (dis)honesty in leadership is, how it manifests and how it is perceived in the Czech Republic. It is illustrated with corruption statistics and...
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Industrial relations in public administration are under severe pressure across EU countries. The nature of the economic crisis has evolved and government priorities have shifted towards fiscal consolidation with major consequences for employment and labor relations in the public services. The paper is aimed at social dialogue in local and regional...
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HR policies and practices applied in cultural organizations, mostly NGOs, in the CR.
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Odborná publikace Řízení lidských zdrojů pojednává o strategiích, politikách a metodách, jaké jsou považovány za nejlepší praxi. Jejím účelem je komplexně shrnout současné znalosti o organizaci personální práce a personálních procesech, analyzovat manažerské zkušenosti z řízení a vedení lidí a také nastínit trendy v řízení lidí, které ovlivňují efe...
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Finanční vzdělávání pro střední školy poskytuje ucelený výklad problematiky osobních a rodinných financí. Záměrem je zprostředkovat znalosti a dovednosti vymezené standardy finanční gramotnosti a vysvětliv v širších souvislostech, jaké procesy ve společnosti a ekonomice ovlivňují nutnost finančně vzdělávat mladou generaci v rámci systému prvotního...
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Cvičebnice Metody personální práce je určena k osvojení dovedností a prohloubení odborných znalostí z oblasti personální práce. Text je věnován vybraným oblastem a metodám řízení lidských zdrojů. Zahrnuje případové studie, hraní rolí, příklady a cvičení ke skupinové diskusi. Jeho cílem je rozšířit znalosti o metodách personální práce a procvičit si...
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Overview This symposium aims to assess recent cooperative initiatives in management education between Western/US and Eastern European business schools. The following important issues will be examined: (1) forms of cooperation so far; (2) stage of globalisation of management education in Eastern Europe and its critique; (3) value of management educa...
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Personnel management in the Czech business environment started to be internationalised by multinational enterprises from the beginning of the 90s of the twentieth century. They implemented human resource management principles, brought in their know-how and established HR best practices. In general, inside privatised businesses they played a signifi...
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The public administration reform in the Czech Republic set off with a reform of the territorial public administration at the end of the 90s. The reform established a joint public administration model in the territories, power decentralization, and de‐concentration of operative functions from ministries to regions and municipalities. The reform outc...
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Spoluautorka kapitoly 4.3, která je věnovaná specifikům řízení lidských zdrojů v malé a střední firmě. Malé firmy patří v ekonomicky vyspělých státech k nejrychleji rostoucím segmentům hospodářství a jejich řízení lidských zdrojů bývá nedostatečně analyzované a hodnocené problematice. Klíčovou roli pro přežití či růst malé firmy hraje vlastník v p...
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The public administration reform in the Czech Republic set off with a reform of the territorial public administration at the end of the 90s. The reform established a joint public administration model in the territories, power decentralization, and de‐concentration of operative functions from ministries to regions and municipalities. The reform outc...
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Public administration reform in the Czech Republic encompasses a wide range of programmes including reform of territorial government, modernization of the civil service and improvements in quality and efficiency of the whole public administration system.’ The events of 1989 and collapse of the former communist regime are seen as a milestone in Czec...
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Slovník pojmů k řízení lidských zdrojů vydávaný Nakladatelstvím C.H. Beck je napsán s přáním stát se orientačním bodem a pomůckou ve světě práce. Při jeho zpracování byli autoři motivováni zájmem zprostředkovat v koncentrované podobě své odborné znalosti a zkušenosti personalistům, studentům a obecně každému, kdo je účastníkem pracovního vztahu ať...
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Citizen associations, trade unions and “tripartism” are the major mediators and interest-representing bodies in the Czech Republic outside political parties. A system of corporatism at the national policy making level has existed since 1990. Since 1998 trade unions have demonstrated efforts to rely less on “tripartite” arrangements and to utilise t...
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vod V 80. a 90. letech 20. století převládalo přesvědčení, že strategické řízení lidských zdrojů má být integrováno s podnikovou strategií, aby strategie lidských zdrojů podporovala realizaci podnikové strategie a pomáhala ji definovat. Realita však dosud neodpovídá očekáváním. Mnozí personalisté (nebo tendenčně manažeři lidských zdrojů) stále ješt...
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The paper analyses compensation and benefits in the CR, focusing on reward policies and wage systems. It uses the results of the national survey on human resource management done in 1996 and 1998. Data collection applies a questionnaire gathered according to the methodology of the Center for European Human Resource Management, Cranfield University,...
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The paper deals with wage development and labor productivity in the period 1990-1998, changes in wage structures, and wage gender gaps, determined by the socio-economic environment in Czech society. The analysis of wage differences utilizes publicly available statistics from the Czech Statistical Office and the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs.
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The paper aims at the development of civil society and social dialogue in the CR after 1989. It focuses on social partnership. It describes and analyzes institutions used for social dialogue, i.e., Tripartite, employers' unions, and trade union confederations. It characterizes the creation of legal regulations for collective bargaining and analyzes...
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Human resource management (HRM) can be described within organizational and cultural contexts. Increasing interest in international HRM suggests that employment policies in different countries have been perceived as meeting a trend of uniform characteristics in the management of people. By reviewing some of the recent literature on HRM, examining th...
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Human resource management (HRM) can be described within organizational and cultural contexts. Increasing interest in international HRM suggests that employment policies in different countries have been perceived as meeting a trend of uniform characteristics in the management of people. By reviewing some of the recent literature on HRM, examining th...
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A contractual concept of wages has been introduced by the latest amendment of labor law in the Czech Republic. Preparations for EU accession require that the wage and salary act shall emphasize the principle of the identical wage for work of identical value. The inequality of men and women with respect to their remuneration is determined by non-eco...
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Czech representative democracy was initiated from the top down afterNovember 1989. Citizen's associations, trade unions and Tripartite are themajor mediators and interest-representing bodies outside political parties.Trade unions are highly centralised an donly bargain and conclude collectiveagreements on behalf of employees. Union membership dropp...
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A contractual concept of wages has been introduced by the latest amendment of labor law in the Czech Republic. Preparations for EU accession require that the wage and salary act shall emphasize the principle of identical wage for work of identical value. The inequality of men and women with respect to their remuneration is determined by noneconomic...
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The article explains the Cafeteria system and its approaches to analyze benefits and possible side effects for business administration and personnel/HR management when organizations search for increasing work motivation and stabilization of employees in the conditions of the Czech economy in the period of transformation.