Week 3 Nordstrom’s Performance Goals - 20785

Solution Detail
Price: $10.50
  • From: Business,
  • Posted on: Tue 30 Jul, 2013
  • Request id: None
  • Purchased: 0 time(s)
  • Average Rating: No rating
Request Description
  1. Nordstrom creates an open atmosphere, in which every associate’s sales figures are made available to everyone else. Explain the positive impacts. While this is intended to foster creative tension, how might it lead to unhealthy destruction?
  2. Twice a month, Nordstrom releases sales figures and rewards top-performing employees. Is this the best type of reinforcement schedule, or would you take a different approach?
  3. Give a thorough example of a reinforcement schedule you have experienced or seen. Explain the effort, the reinforcement schedule, and the motivation to succeed. Was the outcome positive motivation or were their negative impacts?
Solution Description

BA420 Week 3 Nordstrom’s Performance Goals

 

  1. Nordstrom creates an open atmosphere, in which every associate’s sales figures are made available to everyone else. Explain the positive impacts. While this is intended to foster creative tension, how might it lead to unhealthy destruction?

            There are positive impacts of making the sales figures available for everyone for     public viewing are that it will create a competition among the workers. This sort          of competition cab drive the employees to go the extra miles, work a little harder,      and try to push themselves in order to be the tope sales person of the company.