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HR Discussion Questions - Motivation, Reward Systems and Organizational Mission

Please provide 100 word response for each and provide references where required. This will give me enough to work with to answer these questions successfully. Discussion Question #1: Compare two different views on motivation and examine the implications of these approaches for organizational reward systems. Discussion

HR Compensation and motivation

Please provide good response of 100 words, proper reference cited used for all three questions. Discussion Question #1: Discuss an example of a compensation and motivation practice and evaluate how it relates to the organization's strategy. Discussion Question #2: Discuss the impact of compensation on organizational perfor

Motivation and Performance in the Work Environment

Please answer the following: 1. Morris states that the best work is "more likely to be done by those who love their working environment, whose workplace inspires their enthusiasm and even a measure of joy." Select a working environment with which you are familiar that does not live up to Morris's idea and comment on how we


The goal of this assignment is for you to think like an HR director who is responding to a work situation with a pay Select one individual plan, one team plan, and one long-term incentive plan. Describe a situation in which these plans would be most appropriate. In your answers, include the type of company and type of work a

Human Motivation - Productivity in Manufacturing

I am researching information pertaining to motivational theories in the workplace, specifically a manufacturing production area. 1) How do various strategies affect productivity in a manufacturing production area? Specifically a high tech environment where the employees load/unload and operate tools. They monitor the tool

Alliance Compatibility and Motivation

Hello, I would like assistance with answering the following question. Thank you. 1. Are there alliances that are compatible with each other? What would have been their motivation to succeed?

Your proposal to provide non-physician staff with a money-based incentive program was rejected as being too costly. What other types of recognition and reward programs can you recommend? Choose one of the following groups for the focus of your discussion: nurses health aid workers administrative personnel

Your proposal to provide non-physician staff with a money-based incentive program was rejected as being too costly. What other types of recognition and reward programs can you recommend? Choose one of the following groups for the focus of your discussion: nurses health aid workers administrative personnel

A large division within your organization is the inside sales team.

A large division within your organization is the inside sales team. Currently there are 60 sales representatives and that number is growing. The Vice President of Sales and Marketing has come to you, as Director of Compensation and Benefits, to request a review of the pay structure for his staff. He has been given the directive

Incentive Plans

Select three different incentive plans, (you may select individual plans, group plans, or a combination ), list the pros and cons for each plan. For a postition in Accounting, which of these three plans would be most appropriate? Explain.

Sex differences in career motivation?

After reading the Fast Company article "Where are the Women?", engage in this discussion about whether men and women are motivated by different things and/or define career success differently. What are your thoughts? What are your experiences and observations?

Team Motivation - Emotional Intelligence

You're on your way to motivating your team from a group perspective, but you're still having trouble connecting with your team as individuals. Your mentor reminds you of the concept of emotional intelligence and how it can enhance your leadership capabilities. So, as a first step, use the AIU Library to research emotional intell

How to motive for employees with non-monetary items

Assist in finding the APA source for these two statements. I have attempted to find the sources but can' locate. Can you please reply with the sources in APA format including the web site need as soon as possible. 1. Motivation is an act of giving an employee a cause or reason to do something. 2. Motivation is usually co

Motivation Break Down

Please explain best practices in motivation and performance systems on motivation and performance of employees. Please break it down for me to understand and explain at a business briefing. I wish to use some of the info as a power point but need to be able to break it down to understand it from the beginning to the end as of me

Strength and weaknesses of various theories of motivation

Please examine various common theories on motivation, explain them and if possible point out strengths and weakness. Which method would be the best for the Manager of Training and Development? This person in this role is trying to motivate their team of trainers and the potential and existing managers who will be participati

Team Motivation

Grazier has identified six key ingredients that must be present to create highly motivated teams. Read his article entitled Team Motivation. Response addressing the following issues: 1. Select two principles found in the Grazier article, and discuss whether or not they were employed by Tylenol, when this criss occurred. T


What is gainsharing and is it feasible. What can be done to increase the success of gainsharing? What negative effectives are likely to result from the successful implementation of a gainsharing plan.?

Sales Manager at NL&C Motivation Plan

The Sales Manager at NL&C has come to see you, to discuss lagging performance amongst her sales team. The manager has set goals for them, but many are not achieving the targets. She feels the base salary she is offering the sales staff is not motivating them to perform. She asks for your advice and assistance. After reviewing

PiggyBank's incentive plan

PiggyBank has narrowed its options down to two incentive plans: A. cash back when the consumer makes an online purchase; and B. cash back when the consumer makes a purchase at a clothing store. The bank doesn't know whether consumers would shop online more than at clothing stores. Information Experts has placed you in a group

Employees motivation to reduce the turnover rate

This is a problem in sales clerk turnover in corporate-owned stores. Last year we brought in a consultant to assist with the same problem. At that time, turnover was identified as being caused by a compensation problem for this position. Specifically, sales clerks were underpaid when compared to similar positions in each of


Compare group and individual incentive plans by listing the pros and cons of each. For a supervisor position, would individual or group incentives be more appropriate? Explain your answer.

Incentive Compensenation Programs

Please see the attached and then help me answer the following questions: 1) What are the different incentive compensation plan options covered in the case? 2) What problems does each plan solve? 3) How might the EVA system influence the willingness of managers to accept job trans-fers across divisions at Duckworth Indus


How do you design a non-monetary incentive program for a group of people? What impact does motivational-theories have on non-monetary incentive programs? Is there a link between the two? Please provide examples and detail explanation on these subjects and also site any references utilized in your explanation.

Basic Motivation Model (Description and benefits)

Part 1 Describe the Basic Motivation Model (BMM) and discuss how it may (a) affect a leader's values and cultural perception and (b) describe Darley's Law and use it to explain the behavior of Enron's leaders and the organization's eventual downfall. Part 2 Referencing the BMM, discuss how it may (a) prove beneficial in