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WORK2218 People and Organisations Lecture Week 4 Applied Motivational Practices How to write a case study and academic writing Daniel Nyberg
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2 Overview Applied motivational practices Financial rewards Job design practices Empowerment at work Guest lecture: Michael Paton “ How to write a case study and academic writing ”.
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3 Motivation: review slide Different people have different needs/drives. Socially influenced Motivation is regulated through equity; we want a fair reward in relation to our output. We also want a fair procedure. Needs to be a clear and visible link between effort and outcome. Ensure rewards are valued by employees. Set realistic goals and let employees take part in setting them.
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Financial Reward Practices Financial rewards – fundamental part of employment relationship Pay has multiple meanings Symbol of success Reinforcer and motivator Reflection of performance Can reduce anxiety Men value money more than women Cultural values influence the meaning and value of money © Corel Corp. With permission. 4
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5 Membership and seniority Job status Competencies Performance Types of workplace rewards © Corel Corp
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6 Membership/seniority based rewards Fixed wages, seniority increases Advantages guaranteed wages may attract job applicants seniority-based rewards reduce turnover Disadvantages don’t motivate job performance discourage poor performers from leaving may act as golden handcuffs
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WORK2218Week4 - WORK2218 People and Organisations Lecture...

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