Assignment 2: Motivating Employees
Employees who are satisfied and feel fulfilled in their jobs will be more productive. Managers will also experience less turnover than with employees who are dissatisfied with their jobs. Finding ways to motivate employees and creating a workplace where they are motivated and feel appreciated can be a challenge for managers.
Research methods of motivating employees using your textbook, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet,
Go to the Webliography and review the following:
Pink, D. (2010, April 8). RSA Animate – Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us. [Video]. Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce (RSA).
Based on your readings and research complete the following:
Develop a scenario illustrating how you, in your role as a manager, might use motivational concepts to create an environment where your employees are motivated and satisfied with their jobs. Be sure to include potential challenges you may face and possible solutions for these.
Give reasons in support of your assertions.
Write a 2–3-page paper in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M2_A2.doc.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Explained, using a scenario, methods for creating an environment where employees are motivated and satisfied with their jobs.
Described potential challenges and valid, well-supported solutions for these.
Scenario was adequately detailed demonstrating in-depth analysis and research.
Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.