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Motivation and Conflict Management

Evaluating Performance through Motivation and Conflict Management Discussion.

? Discuss the following with your Learning Team:
o Evaluate motivations theories and organizational behavior.
o Discuss how different organizations apply motivation theories to motivate employees.
o Analyze conflict management strategies used in the workplace.
o Of the organizations discussed, analyze which conflict management approaches work best, and why.

? Prepare an Executive Summary of your Learning Team discussion. This Learning Team assignment is a collaborative effort. All team members are expected to actively participate in the Learning Team discussion.

? Cite your references. If you used an electronic source, include the URL.

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Prepare an Executive Summary of your Learning Team discussion. This Learning Team assignment is a collaborative effort. All team members are expected to actively participate in the Learning Team discussion.

Cite your references. If you used an electronic source, include the URL.

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Motivation is the internal condition that activates behavior and gives it direction; energizes and directs goal-oriented behavior. (Wikipedia, 2009) Hence motivation stimulates the human behavior to a particular goal. In this situation we can apply Maslow's theory propounds that there is a hierarchy of needs. The five needs are physiological, safety, social, esteem and self-actualization. Abraham Maslow developed a model in which basic, low-level needs such as physiological requirements and safety must be satisfied before higher-level needs such as self-fulfillment are pursued. In this hierarchical model, when a need is mostly satisfied it no longer motivates and the next higher need takes its place. Humans meet their basic needs first and then they seek to satisfy successively higher needs that occupy a set hierarchy. (Netmba, 2009)

Two key factors affecting motivation in this case are:
- Employee security
Employee would be feeling unsecured as some processes will be outsourced.
- Employee needs will be greatly affected.
This can happen due to cut in salary or demotion or transfer of jobs

Use of the theory
Maslow's theory states that the lowest needs must be satisfied first before the ...

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Response discusses Motivation and Conflict Management

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