The Unit 4 Assignment asks you to consider theories of employee motivation, as described in Chapter 11 of the text. As mentioned in the Unit 3 Assignment, VP of Human Resources, Philip Thomas, has delegated the task of drafting a new policy to his team, to be presented to him for final review. However, the team is not meeting the milestones Thomas has set, and Thomas has become aware that some of these employees are feeling disgruntled. He has asked you to email him your analysis and recommendations on how he could motivate his employees.
- Identify three reasons that employee motivation sometimes wanes
- Describe to VP Thomas how he might use either Goal Setting Theory OR Expectancy Theory to motivate his employees with three supporting examples.
- Summarize recommendations for two specific methods or incentives Thomas might use to motivate his team.