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Motivation in Organizations

Bonus or incentive pay and the SEC.

The SEC has the authority under Sarbanes-Oxley, to freeze the payment of an extraordinary payment to any director, officer, partner, or employee during an investigation of possible violations of securities laws. Do you believe the provisions need to be strengthened to include forfeiture or reimbursement of any bonus or incent

management motivation and related-party transactions

The motivation of upper management can be an indicator of possible financial statement fraud, Another indicator of financial fraud is related-party transactions. Please review the Web-site http:///.cnn.com/2002/LAW/02/03/enron/index.html and read the article on Enron. Briefly explain how this article illustrates that management

Examine how job satisfaction, stress, and motivation impact

Please help with the following problem regarding business management. Provide at least 200 words in the solution. Examine how job satisfaction, stress, and motivation impact performance and commitment in the workplace. Just looking for a jumping off point for my paper. I'm having serious writer's block right now. Thank

Incentive Plan

Utilize Microsoft PowerPoint to create a presentation for a new Incentive Plan to the Management team of Kimâ??s Food Bazaar. The plan will be rolled out to all stores in 2011. Your task is to address the high turnover in stores and employee morale. Each store has a $1,200 annual budget to work with for incentives. Your present

Keeping employees motivated in order to accomplish organizational objectives is a difficult task, yet both initial and ongoing motivation are critical to succeed in today's business world. Work motivation is generally defined as a series of energizing forces that originate from both within and beyond an individual's self. Motivation can be explained through two basic theories: content (how) and process (what) theories

Keeping employees motivated in order to accomplish organizational objectives is a difficult task, yet both initial and ongoing motivation are critical to succeed in today's business world. Work motivation is generally defined as a series of energizing forces that originate from both within and beyond an individual's self. Mo

Monitoring Employee Motivation, Satisfaction, and Performance

What is the most effective way for companies to monitor employee motivation, satisfaction, and performance? What are its advantages and disadvantages? What factors do you think influence employee job satisfaction? Compare and contrast these factors to those most important to you.

The Relationship between Motivation and Job Satisfaction

Provide an overview of the concept of motivation, including the presentation of two motivational theories that elaborate on the individual differences in motivation. Then, discuss the relationship between motivation and job satisfaction; are motivated employees more satisfied, or are satisfied employees more motivated?

Motivation, Satisfaction and Performance

Review the attached minicase that has to do with motivation, satisfaction and performance. How would you gauge Peter's achievement orientation? What are some of the needs not being met for Peter Gibbons at Initech? What changes might improve Peter's motivation?

Motivation, Satisfaction, and Performance

Many good leaders are thought of as good motivators. How would you rate Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, Mitt Romney, and John McCain in terms of their ability to motivate others.

Why are some organizations more creative than others?

We usually think of creativity as a characteristic of individuals, but might some organizations be more creative than others? What factors do you think might affect an organization's level of creativity? 258 words

Employee motivation strategies

Must be written in APA format and consist Please give a description of how to implement some motivational strategies and reduce pressure in workplace. The organization has turnover because employees face high pressure work so please give some recommendation for that.

Why are small businesses important to American economy? Motivation theories.

1. Why are small businesses so important to the American economy? What are the growth trends for small businesses? What are the reasons behind these trends? Will they continue? Give examples of how small business affects the economy of the area where you work or live. 2. Which motivation theory do you like best? Explain why.

Incentive Stock Option Consequences

Antonio received 40 ISOs at the time he started working for Zorro Corporation six years ago (each option gives him the right to purchase 20 shares of Zorro stock for $3 per share). Zorro's share price was $3 per share at the time. Now that Zorro's share price is $50 per share, he intends to exercise all of his options and imme

Prepare a plan that would increase the motivation, satisfaction, and performance

Individually complete the three self-assessments. Then meet with your learning team to discuss whatever results you feel comfortable sharing. Imagine that your learning team has been assigned a large project. Based on what you learned about yourself and your team members through discussion, prepare a plan that would increase the

Group Incentive Bonus Calculations: What is Robert Rizzo's bonus?

Group Incentive Bonus Calculation Exercise Overview Group incentive bonus plans are often organized and administered differently from individual incentive plans. In many cases, the size of the bonus pool is influenced by organizational financial performance. A threshold (minimum) level of attained sales or revenues is usuall

List two of the groups/teams to which you belong or have belonged to in the past. ? Choir ? Academic Team 1. Choir-I joined the choir because I enjoy music, singing and how the choir sounds together as a unit. Interpersonal interaction, perceptions of membership, and motivation made the choir a satisfying experience for me for the reason that I felt as though I was a part of something positive and beneficial to my spiritual well being and lifestyle change. Membership is a prerequisite for serving in any capacity in the ministry and due to my love for music I decided to combine my love for music with the overall mission of the congregation. If I am going to be a part of any group or team, I must feel a genuine connection with the people within the group. A successful group is predicated upon the measure of cohesiveness identified and the level of productivity, performance and quality of services being rendered. Unfortunately, when dealing with diverse backgrounds, personalities begin to clash and individuals consider themselves an elite member of the group. A group can be very successful (no matter what the venue) if individuals are willing to leave their egos, attitudes and emotions at the door and fulfill the purpose that was intended.

List two of the groups/teams to which you belong or have belonged to in the past. ? Choir ? Academic Team 1. Choir-I joined the choir because I enjoy music, singing and how the choir sounds together as a unit. Interpersonal interaction, perceptions of membership, and motivation made the choir a satisfying experience for

Factors influencing organizational change

Could you give me some help in explaining this question. How would you try to analyze the impact on employee motivation of a new goal or objective? Think of this in the context of an objective like: Increase sales be 15% in the Midwest in the first quarter, or reduce direct cost of production by five dollars per product produced

Merit Pay Grids: Employee Motivation

What is your reaction to the following statement? Merit pay grids have the potential to undermine employee motivation. Please discuss your views and support them with evidence. Thanks!

Motivation and Behavior: Fear Motivation and Other Types

In today's class it was discussed that some managers tend to use fear as a source of motivation as loosing ones job if certain task was not completed. in my opinion applying such a motivation method might have short term success but in the long term it will not only fail but increase the cost of project as extensive monitoring a

What type of incentive program would you recommend for these sales employees?

Your company is struggling to retain its sales representatives. It seems the employees go through the company's training program, work for the organization for about 6 months and then leave to work for your company's top competitor. Exit interviews are being held with the sales representatives and it has been determined that the