Which motivation theory have you found to be the most useful in explaining why
people behave in a certain way? Why?
Review the hygiene and motivators in the two-factor theory of motivation. Do you
agree with the distinction between hygiene factors and mot
There are several categories of corporate strategies that a company may
implement into their strategies to help their company in certain areas. The three
potential corporate strategies that best fit Carnival Cruise are horizontal growth, stability,
Byte Corporation came up with several solutions to the problem it faced with not
meeting demand requirements. The first option suggested was licensing
authorization being given to other places on a short tem basis in order to
continue production. This off
In the United States, the workforce is becoming increasingly multicultural, with
close to 16% of all employees being born outside the country.
In addition, the world of work is becoming increasingly international.
Diversity Training Programs
Many companies provide employees and managers with training programs
relating to diversity.
However, not all diversity programs are equally successful.
More successful programs are those that occur in companies where a culture
Leaders with high self-esteem support their subordinates more and, when punishment
is administered, they punish more effective.
Research also shows that people who are effective as leaders tend to have a
moral compass and demonstrate honesty and integrity
* Earning Gaps: Salary difference between women and men
* Glass Ceiling: The situation that some qualified employees are prevented from
advancing to higher-level positions due to factors such as discrimination.
There are some potential ex
-As people get older, they are also less likely to want to quit their job when they are
dissatisfied at work.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Employers are prohibited from using religion in employment decisions and moreover
Positive behavior followed by positive consequences
-Example: praising an employee for treating a customer respectfully is an example of
Negative reinforcement is also used to increase the desired behavior.
-Removal of unpleasant o
Outcomes: the perceived rewards someone can receive from the situation.
The referent: a specific person or a category of people we compare ourselves
Referents should be comparable to usotherwise the comparison is not
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (1964)
Prohibits discrimination in all employment related decisions based on race
Although age diversity is also under legal protection, there are some challenges of
managing age diversity at work.
The Age D
Sexual Orientation Diversity
There is currently no federal law in the United States prohibiting discrimination
based on sexual orientation.
But as of 2008, 20 states as well as the District of Columbia had laws prohibiting
discrimination in employment bas
Race & Ethnicity
Contentious issue: differences exist, but could be more culture based than
People with job tenure (seniority at a job) are more productive, absent less
frequently, have lower turnover, and are more satisfied.
What are the differences between procedural, interactional, and distributive
justice? List ways in which you could increase each of these justice perceptions.
Using examples, explain the concepts of expectancy, instrumentality, and
According to this theory, individuals ask themselves three questions.
Expectancy: Do you believe that the effort you put forth in this class is related to
performing well in this class?
Yes: high expectancy-you are more likely to put forth effort.
I come from a very cultured family. We live in the United States of America but
yet we are very close tied to our culture. I lived in India till the age of seven and until I
went to college, my mom was always a stay at home mom. My mom graduated from