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Employee Motivation for Kenneth Dailey of FMC Green River

Continue your analysis for Kenneth Dailey of FMC Green River by focusing on employee motivation, using the Step by Step Analysis.

The steps of analysis are the same as those explained in Unit 1:

Step #1 Introduction and Background

Step #2 Organizational Analysis

Step #3 Alternatives and Recommendations

Step #4 Implementation with a Contingency Plan

The topics to analyze for this unit are the following:

Job Design and Goal Setting
Performance Appraisal
Pay
Career Development
Keep in mind the differences that exist between FMC Green River and FMC Aberdeen. Continue to think in terms of the job design/goal setting in both facilities. What about differences in pay, performance appraisals, and developing a career path? As you develop the recommendations consider what would work at the Green River facility and why? How will your changes be implemented?

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The response addresses the queries posted in 1446 words with references.

//Prior to discuss the 'Organizational Analysis' of the Company, it is more useful to have the knowledge of the background and introduction of the Company. This knowledge will assist to do a good organizational behavior analysis of the firm. In this series, the first segment of the discussion is including the concept of the Company under the heading introduction & background.//

Introduction and Background

FMC Corporation, a global manufacturing company is head quartered at Chicago. At the different places, the company has various units that serve the need of their customers. FMC Green River and FMC Aberdeen are the two most renowned units of the company, which carry out its operations in two unlike industries. The first Unit of the company i.e. FMC Green River functions in chemical manufacturing and other Unit i.e. FMC Aberdeen runs in defense industries. Both the Units perform the various operations that cover chemicals, metals, defense equipments, etc. This Unit mainly executes its functional activities at the global level. The FMC Green River unit mainly performs its business for producing chemicals (FMC Corporation, 2008). In the year 1948, this unit stated its first plan. Large number of workers is working under this unit. Exertions in its organizational structure are critical issue for the company. This problem mainly arises because of its prominent functional actions.

From the background of the company, it is analyzed that there are various organizational problems in the company. These problems hinder the performances of the employees of the company. The most critical problems exist in the Green River Unit of the company. The company has problems related to job design & goal setting, performance appraisal, pay and career development. Kenneth Dailey, the Site Manager of the Green River Unit wants to have some effective recommendations to resolve these problems and have a good level of employee motivation to enhance their performance.

//The knowledge of the concept & background of the Company is very helpful to do the Organizational Analysis of the Company. These problems exist due to the ineffective management practices of the Company. The analysis is described under the heading of organizational analysis.// ...

Solution Summary

This solution provides background on the company and identifies in its analysis where problems exist due to ineffective management practices. It continues by addressing the four main aspects of organizational behavior of the company: job design & goal setting, performance appraisal, pay and career development. It then provides alternatives and recommendations. It also introduces how these recommendations should be implemented. This solution is 1446 words with three references.

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