Ashford 6: - Week 5 - Discussion 1
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Employee attitudes are one of the many components that contribute to the overall health and well being of an individual within an organization. Think about the best and the worst boss you have ever had (if you have never had a boss, interview a friend or family member who has had one). How did your attitude shape the affective and behavioral components in the workplace? Of the theories we have discussed throughout the course, which one(s) assist in explaining poor leadership/management and its effects in an organization?
Your initial post should be a minimum of 250-300 words. You must use at least one scholarly, peer-reviewed source that was published within the past five years and is cited according to APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ posts. Respond substantively to at least two of your peers. How was your peers’ experiences with management different than yours? What would you suggest to your peers to maximize their productivity in the workplace? Why?
I remember coming to work one day feeling good, blessed and overall in a good mood. I started my day out with a prayer, speaking and helping everyone that I encounter. My manager was in the best mood ever when