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The Concept of Redesigning Job Tasks and Motivating The Employees - ... The purpose of conducting this research is to identify that how work design affects on employees performance and how motivation helps to influence the employees to actively perform job tasks, that whether job design maximize performance or not. Job design should be aligned with the employee’s capabilities or desire. Employees are an important asset of any organization so, organization should make sure that whether their employees are satisfied with their roles or not. Work design according to one’s own choice brings involvement and satisfaction among employees....   [tags: job design, employee performance, motivation] 659 words
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Electrex Knows the Importance of Motivating Employees - ... For instance, Electrex has provided the best working environment and equipment as a part of the resources for their employees. Besides that, all the employees in Electrex are entering into the company according to two aggressive interviews; therefore, the workers should have the ability to do their work well. As a part of the motivation, the management level in Electrex has also tried their best to satisfy the need of the employees just so to motivate them. Electrex is applying the combination of Two-Factor Theory and Reinforcement Theory to motivate their employees in order to increase the productivity of the organization and to improve their company to a higher level in international....   [tags: incentive, performance, reinforcement] 854 words
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Motivating Employees - When reading “hope beyond the budgeting model” I felt that there was a redundancy in asserting the theory that goals should not be set because they only provide employees with the motivation to do the bare minimum to reach the set objective. The main focus in the article was to try to reward goals based upon performance compared to others within the company (yet still trying to advocate teamwork) and to competitors. An example would be basing the rewards package upon how much an employee’s success helped influence the company’s success in beating the benchmark they had against other competitors as well as against the previous year’s performance....   [tags: Theories, Effects, Rewards] 1027 words
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Motivating Employees - MOTIVATING YOUR EMPLOYEES Every human being needs motivation now and then. Incentives and recognition programs can support you in helping your employees become happier and more productive at work. As a leader, one of the main things to think about is how to recognize an employee for a performance that has exceeded expectations, objectives and goals. Therefore, I would like to introduce you in this paper to some ideas that hopefully would promote this method as one of the main priorities in today's and tomorrow's workplace....   [tags: Business Management] 1094 words
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Organizational Behavior: Leading, Motivating, and Evaluating Employees - ... The chapter also talks about the leaders’ ability to understand the employees and their needs. In this respect, we find that one of the ways in which a leader can gauge the motivation level of an employee and provide relevant incentives is by studying the employee in the context of their needs. For example, Abraham Maslow described the hierarchy of needs in which he talked about how people are motivated to do things based on what they need. If a person is hungry and has to eat, he would be motivated by his desire to eat....   [tags: delegation, communication, productive] 643 words
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Role of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs in Managing and Motivating Employees - Role of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs in Managing and Motivating Employees The following paper deals with the American psychologist Abraham Maslow, born in New York, who stated that every human being has 5 differently categorised needs that need to be fulfilled in order to provide healthy and happy living. In daily work managers need to respect and follow these needs so that employees will work most efficiently and effectively. Following these needs and trying to execute them is the best instruction for managers to motivate and provide successful working conditions....   [tags: GCSE Business Management Essays]
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The Importance of Motivation - Table Of Contents II. INTRO 1 III. Define Motivation 1 IV. Hierarchy of Needs 1 - 2 V. INTRINSIC REWARDS 2 VI. EXTRINSIC REWARDS 2 - 4 VII. CONTENT MOTIVATION 4 ERG Theory 4 Two Factor Theory 4 - 5 VIII. PROCESS MOTIVATION 5 Equity Theory 5 Goal-Setting Theory 5 - 6 Expectancy Theory 6 IX. CONCLUSION 7 X. WORKS CITED 8 II. INTRO One of the key aspects of management is motivating. Finding the right form of motivation is a problem that’s been around ever since motivation in the work place was conceived as an idea....   [tags: Motivating Employees]
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Ethical Issues for Today's Managers - ... When they have the potential employees, it’s time for an interview. When interviewing prospective employees managers have to make sure that they are not judging someone based on the race, religion, and gender. This is call discrimination. It is unethical for HR or management to not hire you because of race, gender, and religion. The Civil Right Act of 1964 outlawed discrimination in the workplace, school, and public. If fail to comply with this law companies can be sued by the person that was discriminated against....   [tags: motivating, hiring, employees] 545 words
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Theories of Motivation - Theories of Motivation Introduction into motivation In this essay the writer is going to explore the concept of motivation, this is hopefully going to be achieved through exploration of the complex and variable nature of needs and expectations. Formal and informal theories of motivation will be discussed, focussing on the former. Mainly but this will involve mainly the formal theories because these are the ones that content and process theories fall under. Content and process theories of motivation will be evaluated with particular emphasis on the links between motivation and leadership....   [tags: Papers Work Motivating Employees Essays]
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How to Create an Engaging and Motivating Workplace - ... Intrinsic outcomes include responsibility, autonomy, feelings of accomplishment and the pleasure of doing interesting work. Employees are often motivated differently. To develop a work environment that promotes motivation, organizations need to know what is important to their employees and then to emphasize these factors. To provide people with meaningful work and rewards, organizations need to be successful. And to be successful, organizations need high-performing individuals. The challenge is to design organizations that perform at high levels and treat people in ways that are rewarding and satisfying.” To describe this mutually beneficial relationship, Lawler uses the term virtuous sp...   [tags: motivation, employees, knowledge]
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Motivating 21st Century Workers - Motivating 21st Century Workers Motivating 21st Century Workers Motivation is the key to keeping employees interested in working hard and meeting daily demands from a company. In my point of view managers must be able to successfully motivate their employees in order to prevent high turnovers, satisfy employee needs, and keep an overall good reputation for the company. With a happy employee you will have happy customers as well. Motivational Strategies I believe that in order to properly motivate your employees a manager must first find out how and what different strategies will work for which employees....   [tags: Business Management]
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Best Practices in Motivating 21st Century Workers - Best Practices in Motivating 21st Century Workers I think the biggest concern that most people have today in their jobs is fear of corporate downsizing. People realize that no matter how hard they work, their employer could come in any day and tell them that they are laying off workers and you’re the one going today. It is hard to motivate someone if that is hanging over their head. Most people have a sense if there is trouble within the company whether it’s from the way upper management acts or through the grapevine....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Engaged and Disengaged Employees in the Workplace - Definition Employees are at work, but are they actually engaged in their jobs. In October 2013, The Gallup Organization conducted a survey with 230,000 full-time and part-time workers in 142 countries which consisted of 12 questions. According to Gallup’s latest findings, 87% of workers are “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” and are emotionally disconnected from their workplaces (O'Boyle & Harter, 2013, p. 11). Most studies have broken the various types of workers into two groups, engaged and disengaged, but Gallup’s study has broken it down even further....   [tags: emotionally disconnected, job performance]
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Engaged and Disengaged Employees in the Workplace - ... They are involved and committed to their jobs. In consumer service industries, the employees are the face of that company; at times they are the only contact that can change a customer’s negative opinion to a positive one. Companies that have higher levels of engaged employees have higher earnings per share (EPS) than companies that have lower engagement levels (Kelleher, 2011). Engaged employees are more productive, have higher levels of customer loyalty and help their employers become more profitable....   [tags: work, activity, absenteeism, presenteeism]
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Ways of Motivation for Employees - Organizations are constantly searching for the best way to motivate employees. When employees are motivated, the organization is more successful. Throughout the years, there have been different approaches to what really motivates employees. There are theories such as Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, which are still in used to assist managers to find effective motivational techniques. Motivational factors have changed throughout the years from concentrating mainly on extrinsic factors to transcending into intrinsic factors....   [tags: Techniques, Organization Success]
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Motivating 21st Century Workers - As defined by Williams (2009), motivation is the set of forces that initiates, directs, and makes people persist in their efforts to accomplish a goal. It is difficult to discuss motivational strategies without mentioning leadership. These things go hand in hand. Motivation can be described as a process which is initiated and guided by leadership. With that said, the following is an assessment of the best ways to motivate people in the twenty-first century to bring forth their best efforts to accomplish organizational goals....   [tags: Business Management]
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Motivation and Its Impact on Performance of the Employees - The research focuses on Motivation and Its Impact on Performance of the Employees. Motivation is derived from the concept of hedonism, which means that humans always search for joy and comfort and want to save themselves from tension and pain. (Kamal, Khan, Khan and Khan, 2006) Li quoted , Motivation is a general term applying to the entire class of drives, desires, needs, and wishes. It is essentially a process by which an individual attempts to satisfy certain needs by engaging in various behaviors....   [tags: Business Management]
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Employee Motivation - Theory and Practice - Employee Motivation - Theory and Practice      What is motivation. Motivation is difficult to explain and even harder to 'turn on' in people. Webster defines motivation as ?an act or process of motivating; the condition of being motivated; a force, stimulus, or influence: incentive or drive. (?Motivation?). It is most often the job of the manager to use motivation to drive employees to accomplish acts which they normally would not have done. The study of motivation helps managers understand what prompts people to initiate action, what influences their choice of action, and why they persist in their action over time (Daft and Marcic 444)....   [tags: Business Management Motivating Essays]
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What Motivates Employees - How do you get things done in an organization. First, you must have managers who can delegate to employees. Effective managers have the ability to get things done through other people. This is accomplished by motivating employees to accomplish tasks. A manager must be able to delegate these tasks to employees. The technique a manager uses to motivate employees to work for him, will either motivate or dissatisfy employees. Motivated employees will work with the manager to achieve company goals....   [tags: Employee Motivation Essays]
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Workforce Development for Front Line Employees Literature Review - Introduction The purpose of the literature review is to provide information regarding the importance of workforce development programs and how motivation theories relate to developing and retaining staff. Workforce development is an essential component tied to organizational success. Past research has shown that employees who are given opportunities for professional growth and advancement have a longer tenure with an employer because of job satisfaction and motivation (Gaffney, 2005). Workforce development programs benefit both the employee and the employer....   [tags: Business Management ]
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This Place Uses Aol Consulting Performance Pyramid to Motivate Employees - ... Rewards This Place management understands that every individual has a different aspect that incentifies him/her to work harder, so it targets each employee individually to find out what motivates each one of them and base their rewards on their research. There are a selection of universal rewards that all employees get, however This Place also introduces individual rewards ranging from financial bonuses, for financial-incentified employees, to extended holidays to employees who want more free time....   [tags: human resources, safety, leadership] 807 words
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Improving Employee Job Satisfaction - Today businesses believe that the sustaining of performance and competitive advantage to becoming a great organization. As an organization’s success depends on their employees’ performance, the value of specific individual employee has played an important role within an organization to be competitive. At that time, the value of each and individual employee and their satisfaction with their jobs are one of the key factors for an organization and organizations need to find ways to improve employee job satisfaction to achieve organizational goals....   [tags: performance, business, satisfied employees]
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Delegating and Empowering Employees - Overview Good Morning. We are here this morning to focus on why it is important to delegate and empower our employees. As leaders in the Weapons Systems Division, each of you have a leadership roles based on your positions that will require your attention in several places at one time…and since no one can do it all, you need to delegate and empower to foster a positive and productive working environment (Bell & Bodie, 2012; Bell & Smith, 2010; Dewettinck & van Ameijde, 2011; Freedman, 2012; Lornikova, Pearsall, & Sims Jr., 2013; Luciano, Mathieu, & Ruddy, 2013; Martin, Liao, & Campbell, 2013; Proenca, 2014; Sohmen, 2013; Urbancic, 2011; Zhang & Bartol, 2010)....   [tags: leadership roles, Weapons Systems Division]
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Employee Motivation - Employee Motivation Employee motivation is a key factor within a successful organization or business. The quality of work that people express is often a result of the motivation they possess. Companies have a variety of ways to motivate their employees, as well as to keep them satisfied. Businesses set substantial amounts of goals, and when employees reach those goals, they should be recognized within the company. To know that someone appreciates your exertion is a great feeling....   [tags: Papers Work Managers Motivating Essays] 975 words
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The 3 Rs of Managing Millennial Employees - The subject for this essay is an article by Donald Hillman titled, The 3 R’s of Managing Millennial Employees – Recruit, Relate, Retain. Mr. Hillman is a management consultant by trade and has experience consulting in governmental, not for profit and distribution industries. In this article, Mr. Hillman implies that managing millennial employees is typically ineffective because of limited or poor research conducted on what motivates the younger generations of employees. This ignorance by many managers results in conflict and dissent by the millennial generation and ultimately leads to issues with employee retention (Hillman)....   [tags: Management Essays]
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Lincoln Electric's Approach to Motivate Employees - ... Because all the remunerations are performance linked, there is no preferential treatment made for employees. People are rewarded based on merit and performance, and this has led to a greater sense of satisfaction and commitment in the employees. Lincoln has an open-door policy, meaning the employees could contact the managers directly. Because of this flat hierarchy, there is minimal supervision required as most of the workers and managers have a very open and direct relation. The Advisory Board consists of the elected employee representatives....   [tags: providing reward and engagement] 1196 words
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Motivating in Organizations - Maslow’s hierarchy of needs As discussed in (Montana and Charnov, 2008, pp.238-239), human beings have various needs, which are grouped into a number levels that is the hierarchy of needs. Chiefly, this theory applies well for creative people, who oftentimes utilize their talents as well as capabilities and potentials. As pointed out in (Messmer 2011, pp.5-12), Maslow’s theory on hierarchy of needs is imperative in comprehending human motivation and related human behaviours. Specifically, each individual working in an organisation is motivated by different needs....   [tags: Hierarchy of Needs, Human Nature]
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Strategies Designed to Motivate Employees - Strategies Designed to Motivate Employees One of a manager's responsibilities is to inspire employees and encourage them to strive for excellence and remain motivated even during the difficult times. While this task is challenging, there are measures a manager can take to generate enthusiasm in any working environment. Although different people are moved by different desires, values and goals, there are a number of generally agreed-upon motivators to which most people respond....   [tags: Business Management Motivation Papers]
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How Best Can Managers Ensure Employees Are Motivated At Work? - How best can managers ensure employees are motivated at work. There are two reasons why people do things, first because they want and willing to do, or second because they have no choice. If people do things when they have to, it is likely that they will do no more than necessary, and they will stop doing as soon as they can. Therefore, the term "motivation" is introduced, in order to make people want and willing to do things. This essay will be looking at how best managers can ensure their employees are motivated at work, because this is important for an organization to achieve its goals....   [tags: Business Management] 1569 words
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Diversification of the American Workforce: Impact on Interaction between Managers and Employees - Diversification of the American Workforce: Impact on Interaction between Managers and Employees Abstract The diversification of the American Workforce has changed the way managers interact with employees. This diversification is due to tighter labor markets, increased immigration, and women entering the workforce. Cultural factors, not present before, have caused managers to develop new methods of tasking, motivating, and educating these diverse employees. Essentially these new methods have been a change in interpersonal behavior, the way a manager acts and re-acts to employees....   [tags: essays research papers] 1888 words
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Motivation Theories by David Taylor - Motivation is an attempt being made to ensure that the desired objectives are achieved. It can also be said as an impetus to strengthen the spirit of how things work is done in an organization. Employees are an airliner is able to contribute time and energy and be able to receive motivational elements such as effort, goals, organization and requirements. Managers in the organization will be faced with the situation of the problems and stress of employees. Motivational problems among workers will cause the performance of the organization is threatened....   [tags: motivation, performance, employees]
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Components of Transformational Leadership Theory - ... Qualitative evaluation of the questionnaires indicated that leaders could act as role models in promoting teamwork, mutual respect, and organizational commitment to achieve success. In fact, in a recent study of nursing care at a large Belgian hospital revealed greater commitment to patient safety and quality of care was attained through behavioral influence from head nurses (Lievens, 2014, p. 653). Inspirational motivation consists of vision communication to followers, fostering follower identification with the vision, and motivating them to acquire a cohesive sense of purpose....   [tags: influence, motivation, employees] 897 words
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Letter to Employees - All, We have all heard conflicting stories about a reorganization. This annual occurrence is back in full swing. Here are my thoughts on one of the ideas that I have heard: moving all SWL members into the Physics and Astronomy Department. Be reminded that I do not have an idea of the goal of the reorganization, what the perceived benefits are in terms of budgets or student education, or even if a reorganization is even planned Pros and Cons of move of SWL to Physics (as gathered from discussion amongst SWL members)....   [tags: Business Management] 901 words
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What can managers do to create a motivating workplace? - Everybody in the world need to work to earn money. We can find that there are different jobs have different relationships between the employers and their employees. Most of the workers find that there are some necessary pacification that job should have. Directors thought workers just work for earn money, in fact ,workers need well work place where they feel comfortable. Also managers should motivate their workers by many ways. This essay will discuss what workers consider important in a job and what can managers do to motive work place....   [tags: Business Management] 836 words
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Be the Glue that Keeps Huntsville's Learning Development Team Together - ... That’s a plus too. We just so happen to prefer someone with technical expertise in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and the drive to become our next SharePoint guru. L&D is a place where enthusiasm is an expectation. This is not a job where you are going to just clock in and out of day after day. The Training Coordinator must be at the top of their game each and every day to keep up with this fast moving team. In return you are going to find joy in watching others thrive as they sail through the learning experience....   [tags: customer care employees, training coordinator] 624 words
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Human Relations Perspective In Management - Human Relations Perspective In Management The human relations perspective is a way to manage a corporation where the employees are viewed as social beings with complex needs and desires as opposed to just units of production. It is based on the works of Abraham Maslow and Douglas McGregor in the mid twentieth century. This perspective places an emphasis on the social networks found in a corporation and uses gratification, not depravation, to provide motivation in the workplace. The human relations perspective developed in the mid twentieth century and was an extension of the behavioral viewpoint....   [tags: HR Management Employees ] 1430 words
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Roles Managers' Play in Helping their Employees to Use a Problem-Focused Strategy to Cope with Excessive Job Stress - ... Responsible means that the leader need to take in charge for his or her action taken and also other people error, which also signifying that they need to be reliable for people that work for them such as subordinate. When people work together as a team in order to fulfil a vision, it becomes the leader responsibility to make sure that everything goes according to plan without having any problem. Since the subordinate only follow the instructions given, hence it was the leader responsibility to ensure the entire plan is well organized....   [tags: human resource, principles of management]
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Performance appraisal in relation to employee and employers - Introduction Hendry et al (2000) suggest that appraisal is a “misused” process, designed to control employees’ activities. Nevertheless, past and recent scholars have regarded performance appraisals as a strategic and integral part of an organization (Longenecker and Goff 1992; Coutts and Schneider 2004). Performance appraisal is referred as two simple terms that provoke and propel strong responses, sentiments, opinions and judgment in the organizational context of formal appraisal procedure when mutually used together (Pettijohn L....   [tags: Human Resource Management, Appraisal] 2501 words
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The Impacts of Personal and Work Life Balance Practices on Performance - ... Were they able to balance their personal and professional life. Were these policies are helping enough them to achieve their personal and professional goals as well. It is important to understand that not one kind policy/practice could appeal to each and every employee. As a human being each of the individuals are having different mind sets and different preferences also. The policy which is encouraging to male candidate might be demoralizing a female candidate; a policy which attracts to a fresher candidate might not act as motivating for a senior employee....   [tags: employees, policy, study] 2675 words
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Analysis of the Success of Omega Supermarket - Omega being a supermarket chain operating in UK emphasizes on quality more than anything else. Four quadrants have been identified for maintaining a scorecard of success of the organizations (Kaplan and Norton, 1992). These quadrants are the people, finance, customers and operations. Each stores and its performances are characterized for measuring the performance of the organisation in that particular segment. Omega is focused highly on the people quadrant. This quadrant targets on recruitment, development, retention of labour and motivating the staff by defining the benchmark performance required from the workforce....   [tags: managers, employees, motivation] 2206 words
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Problems at a Bank's Home Office and Branches, Questions and Answers - ... And also there is no participation or contribution from HR department process and planning. Employees were hired by supervisors who were over occupied with many job responsibilities. Lack of communication: All branch supervisors hired their own employees without communication with the home office or other branches. There is no communication between branch supervisors, home offices and other branches. The supervisor employs their own employee without any communication with the main branch. All branch office hired employee without communicate with their home office....   [tags: turnover, employees, human resources] 1069 words
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The Nature of Work in High Technology and Mass Production Environment - ... 2004). However stress can be measured to which an individual is subjected in the same way that we can measure physical strain upon a machine. (Hinkle, 1973) The first concept that looks at stress as an outside stimulus, the second concept defines stress as a person response to a disturbance. The idea that environmental forces could cause a disease rather than just a short term effect, people may have a natural tendency to resist such forces, which was seen long ago in the work of Walter B. Cannon (1929)....   [tags: india, foxconn, employees, business] 2729 words
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Good People Are the Key to Successful Organizations - ... In the same way, smith and kelly (1997) trust that “future economic and strategic advantage can rest with the organizations that will attract, develop and retain a diverse group of the best and the brightest human talent in the market place very effectively” (p. 200). Overall, firms need to balance the resources available to the firm to maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace, and to achieve the desired results of profitability and survival. Porter (1990) in discussing how to gain a competitive advantage in the global market noted that, management of the human resources is the most significant of the three....   [tags: human resources, employees, performance] 1020 words
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Modern Communication Systems: Downward and Upward Communication - Why do you think that downward communication is much more prevalent in organizations than upward communication. Communication means that when an individual needs to use four ways of planning, organizing, leading and controlling of all that involves communication. The individual may be the glue that holds organizations together. The first thing the importance of communication to help the organization is to ensure that all individuals and organizations have achieved. Furthermore, all individuals can perform and respond to organizational change and coordinate activities involved almost all related behaviors in the organization....   [tags: modern media, employees, managers]
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The Impact of Positive Leadership in the Workforce - ... For instance, organisational leadership and workforce development programs have started using positive psychology concepts; the importance of ‘psychological wellness' is being recognised in wellness programs; and ‘resilience building' programs is increasingly replacing ‘stress management’ strategies (APA, 2014). Generally, leadership’s nature and impacts is one of the most studied subjects in organisational behaviour and performance (Kelloway et al., 2013). In fact, there have been studies such as the one conducted by Kelloway, Turner, Barting & Loughlin in 2012 which indicate that leadership is linked with organisational results such as employee attitudes, performance, or motivation (Ke...   [tags: Organization, Employees, Positive Psychology] 2120 words
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What is Management in an Organization? - ... These theories are a product of its cultural environment and found its roots in the evolving ideas about the economic and human problems facing organizations at the time (Huczynski, 1993), and have in turn contributed to contemporary management thinking. The traditional organization models established managerial control over employees, where managers provided subordinates with instructions and the organization was run by hierarchy, control, rules and authority. However, this traditional mechanistic model of management seems ill-suited to coping with rapid, turbulent global change (Suarez-Barraza, Ramis-Pujol and Heras)....   [tags: employees, hierarchy, human relations] 888 words
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Combining Management and Leadership to Maximize Employee Productivity - ... Steve Job’s is said to have a “passion for perfection.” He was tough, impatient, and petulant, but was a visionary that inspired his workforce. By reducing their offered products to personal and professional laptop and desktop computers, Job’s was able to simplify the organizational goals by focusing on the fundamentals. He also channeled ambition within the company by making continuous improvement a central priority, displayed through their constant advancement of existing products and drive to innovate new and creative ones....   [tags: managers, competition, employers] 620 words
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Classical Management Versus Human Relations - ... Without consulting her subordinates’ opinion on the tasks for the job, Mary Ann decided her subordinates’ fate on the performance appraisal given from a co-worker named Tom Alvarez. Mary Ann split the division of labor based on this appraisal, giving the staff accountant named Jeanine much more responsibility. The other staff accountant named Mike was given what he described as “gopher” work. Mary Ann gives little freedom to each of the subordinates when delegating tasks because that is the way in which her organization conducts business (Daniels 1987, pp....   [tags: motivation, employees, efficiency] 613 words
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Business Management Exam - ... The risk associated with stock options, as an add-on, is that it erodes the incentives associated with equity-based pay. Moreover stock options are especially disposed to mislead executives into thinking that the cost of equity capital is zero. Since the cost of equity capital is perceived to be zero, managers are encouraged to waste capital. Besides, if the underlying stock price decreases below the 'grant' price, then the option becomes worthless. Actually, stock options present a possible up-side gain (if the stock price goes up) for the executive, but no downside risk (if the stock price goes down, the option simply isn't exercised) (Aras, 2012)....   [tags: CEO's, shareholders, employees, remuneration] 1468 words
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Goal Setting - Abstract Goal setting is a key to achieving success in any endeavor. It is very complex to know where one is going if one does not know where to go. Everyone needs goals to be enthused, grow or increase performance especially with strong goals. Setting goals for example helps employees know where they need to go and how they should go about getting there. It also helps employees manage themselves. Employees should set goals that are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely....   [tags: Business Employees Goals] 1621 words
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Training And Education Program For Employee - Training and Education Programs for Employees Today, most of organizations attempt to develop the outlook and performance of its employees by using training and educational programs. In comparison to this, several academician's, researches and professionals hold that the personality of employees is generally developed when they learn several dimensions of job while working. Similarly, it is also believed that proper development of the personality of an employee by exercising ‘on the job’ will be more useful when the organization simultaneously gets related mission to enhance emp...   [tags: Employee Training Organization] 1933 words
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Employee Satisfaction Variables - Employee Satisfaction Variables Employee Satisfaction: Employee satisfaction is considered to be a key indicator of productivity and customer satisfaction. Employee satisfaction is a key to the success of the organization. The Company's ability to fulfill the physical, emotional, and psychological needs of its employees is employee satisfaction. Satisfaction: Satisfaction is the psychological state that indicates how a person feels about his or her situation, based on an evaluation of the situation....   [tags: Business Employee Satisfaction] 1341 words
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Employee Motivation - Introduction There are a number of different views as to what motivates workers. The most commonly held views or theories have been developed over the last 100 years & were subjected to an intensive amount of research and studies. Unfortunately these theories do not all reach the same conclusions!. However, they share a group of characteristics that can be used to give an understanding of what often causes some employees to perform better than others in the workplace. Motivating employees has become a more challenging issue facing today’s managers....   [tags: Business Employee Management ] 1442 words
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The Relationship of Job Satisfaction Among Employees - This present study will focus on the relationship of job satisfaction, self-esteem and stress among organizational employees. Job satisfaction is an attitudinal variable reflecting an employee’s overall feeling toward the profession of an individual. According to Locke (1969) job satisfaction has been defined as pleasing emotional state that results from the assessment of one's job or experiences of an individual’s job. Job satisfaction is an emotional state related to an individual’s work conditions and culture of an organization....   [tags: job satisfaction, employees, workplace] 1656 words
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Employee Motivation - Motivation of employees is one of the primary concerns and challenges for the leader. What is the significance of motivation of employees in an organization. Motivating the employees is the key to an organization’s success, as it affects employee’s performance that ultimately polishes or results into achievement of organizational objectives. Only satisfied employees can lead towards the satisfied outcomes and achievement. The need of the motivated employees in the rapidly changing work place can be the reason for the organizations success and survival....   [tags: Business Management ] 677 words
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Leadership Reflections: Motivating and Influencing Behavioral Change - Based on assigned readings (ORG515 Module 2), this journal entry reflects on the rationale for the author’s strategies as a change management consultant in motivating and influencing behavioral change, both as a leader and as a follower. To gain additional perspective, the discussion then considers the relative effectiveness of a study partner’s strategies to assess their potential for motivating and influencing behavioral change in the author’s organization. Organizational Roles and Responsibilities As an external change management consultant, the author acts both as a leader and as a follower (Vecchio, 2007) in motivating and changing the behavior of others within a client organization....   [tags: Leadership ]
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Employees Must Decide on their Own to Quit Smoking, Not under Force - A place where people work must have specific rules regarding its hours and regulation. However, under no circumstances should employers decide for their employees whether they may smoke during their free time. People are capable of making decisions for themselves. In addition, enabling employers to decide for their employees about their lifestyle choices, might lead to employees having little control over their personal life. Finally, quitting smoking takes time. People adjust differently and a universal, fixed time frame for quitting smoking can lead to undesirable results for both the employer and employee....   [tags: employees, smoking, argumentative, persuasive] 580 words
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Social Media Usage to Screen Potential Employees - ... More and more companies are beginning to adopt this practice. However, there is much controversy surrounding this, for many believe that it is an invasion of privacy and that could cause legal issues. However, there are plenty of privacy features in place on social media sites that allow people to prevent others, i.e. employers, from viewing their content. One’s failure to utilize these features leaves his content wide open for all of the public to see, including HR departments. If the content is left open to the public, there is nothing to stop employers from accessing it....   [tags: Recruitment, Employers, Profile] 545 words
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Debating the Motivating Factors for Hackers - Debating the Motivating Factors for Hackers There is no shortage to the potential motivators of hackers; however, motives can be distinguished by the various roles that hackers assume. In the reading to follow, this researcher will present an assessment of Sarah Gordon’s interview regarding various perspectives pertaining to psychological differences between cybercriminals and traditional real world criminals. Additionally, a comparison of hackers versus virus writers and the various roles of hackers will be discussed....   [tags: Computer Security, Technology]
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Employee Motivation - What is motivation. Motivation is the “total propensity or level of desire of an individual to behave in a certain manner at a certain time.”(P. 71 Dixon, 1997) Also, it can be defined as the “willingness of an individual to respond to the organisation’s requirements in short run.”(P.71 Dixon, 1997) Motivation is important to productivity. Getting good results in motivating staff can also results in high productivity. Why motivating staff is the most difficult task for any kinds of managers. It is because “individual behaviour is a complex phenomenon”(Davidson et al 2005,p.304)Clearly, A manager must “make motivating workers as an integral part of job “(Harvard Business School Press, 2005,...   [tags: Employee Productivity Management Job Satisfaction] 1356 words
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Employee Motivation and Impact on Overall Productivity and Organizational Survival - ... Nevertheless, there is still no exact science to motivation. While some people can be externally motivated by pay, assurance of job security and perks that come with the job. Others are intrinsically motivated through how interesting and challenging the job is and the satisfaction they get from seeing a difficult task completed. It is often taken for granted that high pay will lead to employees’ satisfaction. But series of studies have shown that pay based job satisfaction ends when an individual is able to meet her basic needs....   [tags: job, satisfaction, pay]
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Motivating K-12 Learners in Education - Motivation affects nearly 75% of K-12 learners in education. It is a problem that effects students' learning ability, causing them to detach from the classroom setting, which later results in failure on standardize tests. Motivation is very essential in education. It implicates the reason of a child's actions and behaviors in a particular way. The theoretical background for this study centers around ways students' interest level arises and fails, and what strategies and activities motivates them when learning....   [tags: academic curriculum, students engagement]
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