ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES CHANGES AS BUSINESS REACTION TO ECONOMIC REFORMS (THE CASE OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC)

  • Pavlína Křibíková VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava
  • Michaela Tichá VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava
  • Blanka Poczatková VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava
Keywords: Centrally Planned Economy, Czech Republic, Organization Design, Organization Development, Organization Structure, Privatization, Restructuring, Transition of Post-socialist Countries

Abstract

After communist regime collapse in 1989, economy of previous socialistic countries of Central and Eastern Europe was to be transformed. Economic system of Czechoslovakia was changing within 1990s as well, from centrally managed to market oriented system. The change of ownerships and needed restructuring is closely connected with the change of organizational structure of companies, which was changing very slowly within 1990s. The aim of this paper is to explain the changes of business organizational structure, which follow the economic companies restructuring provided within 1990s. Czech companies went through big change as for ownership structure within 1990s, which was connected with total restructuring. Original managerial structures were not suitable and were too tied with previous style of ineffective management. Now the role of manager moves to the role of businessman and performance monitoring moves to an architect being responsible for design and organizing.

Author Biographies

Pavlína Křibíková, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava

PhD (Business Economics and Management) in VŠB – Technical University.

Senior lecturer at Faculty of Economics, Business Administration Department in VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Her science interests are organizational structures and new trends of development of organizational structures, small and medium- sized enterprises and gender area. She has published more than 15 articles in international journals; participated in 5 International science-practical conferences.

Michaela Tichá, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava

PhD (Economic Theories) in VŠB – Technical University.

Senior lecturer at Faculty of Economics, Department of National Economy in VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic.

She focuses on macroeconomic development; population and social changes in the context of economy, and institutional factors of economic performance of the countries. She has published several monography and many papers presented in international conferences.

Blanka Poczatková, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava

PhD (Business Economics and Management) in VŠB – Technical University.

Senior lecturer at Faculty of Economics, Business Administration Department in VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Her science interests are organizational structures and new trends of development of organizational structures, small and medium- sized enterprises and gender area, corporative responsibility and social responsibility of business. She has published more than 20 articles in international journals; participated in 12 International science-practical conferences.

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Published
2017-08-29
How to Cite
Křibíková, P., Tichá, M., & Poczatková, B. (2017). ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES CHANGES AS BUSINESS REACTION TO ECONOMIC REFORMS (THE CASE OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC). The EUrASEANs: Journal on Global Socio-Economic Dynamics, (4(5), 19-27. Retrieved from https://euraseans.com/index.php/journal/article/view/49