Chapter 9 Case Study Assignment The Tragic Fall of Reserved Parking Questions: 1. What are the motivational implications of organizations having reserved parking for certain members? One implication can be that when employers tells their employees that the number one salesperson will get a parking all to themselves, this is making all their sales employees to fight for this goal. This is a psychological thinking that makes all their employees fight for this parking and making sure that once they have obtained it, then that employee will continue to fight to keep it every month. Another one is that is telling the employees that did not made the goal or did not obtain such parking then they are not successful but rather losers since only winners or successful employees can have their own parking. 2. What are the pros and cons of reserved parking from an expectancy theory perspective? The expectancy theory is used to encourage workers to motivate themselves to be able to perform at high levels that a company desires. Workers are lead to believe by the company they work that if they
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- Summer '12
- Psychology, Steve Swasey