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Factors to Consider When Trying to Motivate Employees

Please see the PowerPoint Chapter 12, "Managing Human Resources", discusses how the scope of the relationship between employers and employees has changed over the years.The relationship has created a gap in the perception of responsibility that employers assume for their workers. Discuss the changes you have seen and how these changes have affected the manner in which you manage, or view your employers. How might this change affect the concept of the "sustainable organization"?

Please see the PowerPoint Chapter 16, "Motivating Employees", presents several perspectives regarding motivation and need. Discuss the growth of an individual's career and how their needs will change based on job assignments, changes in their personal lives,etc. Overall, what motivations fulfilled individual's needs best?


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Motivating employees has to be in line with the employee's and the company's needs. A key element for a manager to have in their tool kit is a change management plan when it relates to the work environment. The work environment changes and so do employees. Dealing with these changes is the first step to motivating employees. Consider the following factors when thinking of ways to motivate employees:

An employee will undergo life changes during their job tenure. These changes may include marriage, death of a close relative, birth or adoption of children, tragedy. It is important to assist employees in managing their life changes ...

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This solution explores key factors in motivating employees within organizations. Factors such as compensation, life events, feedback, and industry trends are discussed.