PSY 320, Human Motivation, Complete from Week 1 to 5
PSY/320, Human Motivation
Individual Assignment, Motivation Concepts Table
Individual Assignment, Motivation Theory Analysis Paper
DQ 1: How has the motivational environment changed in the past 20 years?
DQ 2: Why must today's managers understand and utilize various motivational strategies?
DQ 3: Can human beings be motivated?
DQ 4: Does motivation come only from within?
Individual Assignment, Workplace Motivation Paper
DQ 1: What are some of the characteristics of work itself that can be inherently motivating—such as variety, challenge, decision-making authority, pride in ownership, sense of progress, closure, or customer interface?
DQ 2: Describe some intrinsic and extrinsic motivators that are offered at your job.
DQ 3: Why do extrinsic motivators tend to lose their motivating properties in the long term?
Assignment, References for Week 5 paper (Wal-Mart)
DQ 1: How can you assess employee needs to tailor effective rewards?
DQ 2: What are the pros and cons of group versus individual incentive programs?
DQ 3: Can rewards be ineffective and reduce or inhibit productivity or performance?
Individual Assignment, Job Redesign and Workplace Rewards Assessment Paper
Individual Assignment, Job Redesign and Workplace Rewards Assessment Power Point
DQ 1: How do you use goal-setting in your organization?
DQ 2: Do you have written goals for this year?
DQ 3: What factors, such as the organization's needs, time, resources, employee sophistication, and the job need, do you consider when setting a goal?
DQ 4: What is the impact of goal-setting on employee motivation?
Team Assignment, Company Motivational Profile Paper (Wal-Mart)
Team Assignment, Company Motivational Profile Power Point (Wal-Mart)
DQ 1: Why is trust so critical to the implementation of all the motivational applications?
DQ 2: How does effective communication impact the motivational climate of an organization?
DQ 3: How does the quality of leadership impact motivation?