Week 6 CheckPoint Motivation and Teams Case Study

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Week 6: CheckPoint: Motivation and Teams Case Study In the case study of Sheets, her motivation came from two needs. One was the self-esteem area, because she really aimed to be successful. It shows through her diligence and practiced perfectionism. The action of quitting her job proved her risk taking nature and desire to achieve greatness. The second need of Sheets, though not as significant was the need for belongingness. Sheets had children and her success helped to put them through college. Not only putting her children through college, Sheets also made the business family oriented by appointing her daughter as president. Sheets approach to creating a great team was by hiring the best people and people who she can trust many which were her own children.
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Unformatted text preview: In the case study of Klaus Kleinfeld, it is highly apparent that he was operating to meet his “self actualization” needs. He was very cocky and knew that his skills could take himself and the company to higher levels unimaginable. He thrived on competition and his need for responsible tasks makes him very ambitious and accomplished. The greatest example that showed his desire for greatness was sacrificing so much energy and time to success that he held 10 jobs within the company in 17 years. It’s remarkable of the endless energy he had. This approach to his own life rubbed off his team. His motivated vigor flowed within the staff and created a high performing team....
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This note was uploaded on 07/22/2010 for the course BUSINESS M AACL0R7SE6 taught by Professor Grovermcdaniel during the Summer '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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