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ThomasJ-Assign Wk. 2 - Jan Thomas MGT 4472 Lucas Week 2...

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Jan Thomas MGT 4472 Lucas Week 2 Assignment October 18, 2010 Chapter 5 1. Study the three techniques for influencing learning: (1) Operant Conditioning (2) Extinction and Punishment (3) Organization Behavior Modification OBM . You are the supervisor of a large plant and have a significant number of employees who are not performing well. Which of these techniques would you use to deal with this problem and explain the basis for your selection? The details of the situation are intentionally left out. I expect you to describe/create the situation and then select one of the techniques you feel would be most effective. Once you have selected the technique, you are then to discuss how you would apply it to the circumstances you created. I would choose operant conditioning in this situation. Here is the situation. I am the manager of a DuPont and as stated above the employees are not performing well. We are to produce a specific amount of titanium dioxide for the coatings of our products. We have not
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2010 for the course MGT 4472 taught by Professor Lucas during the Fall '10 term at Troy.

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