Check Point - Motivation And Teams Case Study

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Motivation and Teams Case Study What motivation theories may be found in each case study? In the case study of Two Men and a Lot of Trucks, the motivation theory is the goal-setting theory. In case study of Siemens’s New Boss, the motivation theory is the job enrichment theory. Describe the theories found in each case study and cite specific examples. The goal-setting theory states that employee’s are motivated when given a specific goal. Mary Ellen Sheets set goals and had business plans made so she knew approximately how well the company would do. This encouraged her to try and franchise and that went well too. She wanted everyone to have a good experience with a business known to cause stress and she worked hard to accomplish that. The job enrichment theory states that if employees have control over how the job should be preformed or managed they will be motivated to work better. Klaus Kleinfeld was able to negotiate with employee representatives to get work done quicker by working flexible shifts.
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Unformatted text preview: Work that is finished quicker translates into more money and job security, two things that would motivate employees to do as he says. What was each business owner’s approach to creating high-performing teams within their company? Ms. Sheets created Stick Men University to create consistently high-performing teams for her company. Ms. Sheets has learned from the initial contact with a customer to the end of the move and teaches the franchise owners and the men who do the moving everything she learned in experiences. Mr. Kleinfeld encouraged his employees to pull together to get their job done. Mr. Kleinfeld understands that many companies now outsource to other countries. In order to keep their jobs it was important to work together. He works hard at knowing everything about Siemens so he is an important part of the company and he has job security....
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2011 for the course BUS 210 BUS/210 taught by Professor Facilitator during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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