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Management 13th Edition

Management (13th Edition)

Book Edition13th Edition
PublisherCengage Learning
End of Chapter
On the Job Video Cases
Apply Your Skills: Small Group Breakout
Chapter 16, End of Chapter, On the Job Video Cases, Exercise 1
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In the video, Mike Boyle talks about establishing a work environment that motivates employees to do great work. List two or three specific ways Boyle has created this type of environment in his gyms, and explain how these actions empower the employees.


Individual MB has created specific ways that may help to create an environment that enables the employees of the organization to get motivated to perform well. These ways are as follows:

  • Individual MB encourages employee participation in decision-making, which brings a sense of satisfaction in their minds. Individual MB provides employees with a working environment that helps to enhance and polish their existing skills and develop knowledge.
  • Individual MB provides the facility to the employees to use the gym, which would lead to improving health conditions of the employees.
  • Individual MB focuses on continuous learning and sets up training and development programs for the employees. This helps the employees to learn new methods and techniques that they can implement for effective performance at the workplace.


The good working environment here has resulted in employee satisfaction and reduced the rate of turnover.



Work cited:

  1. Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning,
  2. Strength Coach TV- Episode 22- Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning- Woburn, MA, v=FQ8V8LGYudU&list=WL&index=22&t=737s
  3. Education,
  4. Mbscvideo,

Sample Response

Individual MB has created a good working environment for the employees in the following ways:

  • Motivating and encouraging employees to participate in decision-making, which will develop a sense of belongingness among them.
  • Providing the facility to use the gym, which will help employees relax for some time and focus on their health.
  • Setting up training and development programs, which will help in upgradation of knowledge and skills of the employees and keep them updated with the changing trends.
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