3-Leadership 1

3-Leadership 1 - BMGT 110 Introduction to Business...

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Unformatted text preview: BMGT 110 Introduction to Business Management Leadership 1 The Nature of Human Relations What motivates employees to perform on the job is the focus of human relations, The study of the behavior of individuals and groups in organizational settings Motivation The inner drive that directs a persons behavior toward goals Morale An employees attitude toward his or her job, employer, and colleagues The Motivation Process Did You Know? Absenteeism costs a typical large company more than $3 million a year Employee Attitudes Toward Incentives Motivation What motivates you to study? Think of a person who motivated you to excel at something What was it about that person that made you want to excel? How did they motivate you? Historical Perspectives on Employee Motivation Classical Theory of Motivation Money is the sole motivator for workers. The Hawthorne Studies Productivity increased regardless of the physical conditions in the workplacesuch as light and noise levels. Companies Giving Employees Incentives to Improve Productivity Source: Optimize Magazine Productivity 2004 study, in Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, Behind the Numbers: Employee Productivity Pays Off for Everyone, Information Week, February 9, 2004, p. 76. Maslows Hierarchy of...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course BMGT 110 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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