Ashford 3 - Week 2 - Assignment PSY 302 - 35542

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Ashford 3: - Week 2 - Assignment

Motivational Theories and Factors

To be effective, a company must learn to motivate its employees to efficiently meet the goals of the organization.  Using what you know about motivation and the field of I/O psychology, respond to the following:

  1. Propose at least three ways to motivate others in the workplace.
  2. Create a strategy for enhancing your own motivation in the workplace.  
  3. Compare and contrast two motivational theories (found in Chapter 7 of your course text) of your choice.
  4. Finally, discuss the pros and cons of using financial incentives in the workplace.

Your assignment must be two to three double-spaced pages in length (excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.  Include a cover page and reference page formatted in APA style.  In addition to the textbook, utilize at least one scholarly peer-reviewed source that was published within the past five years.  Your sources must be cited according to APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.    

Carefully review the  Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.



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There are many aspects of the work environment that affects employee’s motivation. According to the text, some effectiveness of employee motivation would  consist of the pay, benefits, recognition, job security, the quality of leadership, and the physical and psychological work climate; I/O psychologists work to identify and modify these conditions and others in order to provide motivating jobs and wor

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