psy320 | undergraduate
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Interface of Motivation Theory and Productivity
- Assess the impact of various motivational theories on both managers and employees.
- Describe how motivation affects productivity in the workplace.
- Apply the impact of various motivational theories across workplace situations.
Intrinsic Motivation and Quality of Work
- Explore the nature of intrinsic motivation.
- Contrast intrinsic and extrinsic motivation.
- Describe how the concepts of quality of work, self-management, and a sense of choice impact motivation.
Historical Background of Motivational Psychology
- Describe key concepts from the major historical theories of motivation.
- Identify the need for new models of motivation in today's changing workplace.
- Identify human needs and their relationship to motivation.
- Calculate the appropriateness of different reward systems on employee motivation.
- Explore the relationship between employee needs and effective rewards.
Goal Theory and Goal-Setting
- Examine the underlying principles and concepts of goal theory.
- Explore the applications of goal-setting in the workplace.
- Assess the impact of goal-setting on employee motivation.
Applying Motivational Principles
- Synthesize motivational theory into practical business applications.
- Evaluate the relationship of motivation theory to the discipline of management.
- Integrate additional factors that can affect motivation, including leadership, trust, corporate culture, interpersonal skills, and the impact on customer satisfaction.
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