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Motivational practices affect productivity

Prepare a paper on how motivational practices affect productivity in an organization such as Hewlett Packard

Describe what the organization currently does to maintain and improve performance. Describe how employees respond to expectations and requirements for increased performance. Where do these motivation practices work well? Where do they seem to break down?

Discuss how you might apply the following motivational theories in the workplace and how these motivational theories would impact both management practices and employee performance.

1. Deci's Intrinsic motivation theory
2. Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs theory

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Describe what Hewlett Packard organization currently does to maintain and improve performance. Describe how employees respond to expectations and requirements for increased performance. Where do these motivation practices work well? Where do they seem to break down?

It is important to research Hewitt Packard and get a feel of the organization and how leadership pursues motivation within their workplace to improve performance in order to answer the above questions. Motivation and productivity go hand in hand. It is important for employees to stay motivated in order to stay productive to perform their jobs well. Employees usually respond well to positivity. Also, having an open door policy really helps to maintain motivation in the workplace. I would research to see if HP has an open door policy. An open door policy is a policy that is set in place so that employees feel that managers are available, receptive to ideas, and build mutual trust and understanding between each other. When employees have a mutual trust with management, they are more apt to stay motivated and produce effective results that ...

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This solution describes in detail how an organization like Hewlett Packard maintains and improve performance and how motivational practices affect productivity. It discusses intrinsic motivation theory and Maslow's Heirarchy of Needs theory in detail. References included.

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