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1: How does the quality of leadership impact employee motivation?

2: How can we as managers/ employees recognize which of Cathcartâ??s (1999) seven inherent values a staff member most identifies with? How might understanding this theory impact your work setting?

3: Which theory of motivation and emotion is the most appealing to you in terms of real life application? Describe one motivational problem, and then explain why that particular theory helps you understand and solve that problem.

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1: How does the quality of leadership impact employee motivation?

Certain leadership qualities impact employee motivation positively, while others impact it negatively. For example, in one study that investigated how transformative leadership qualities impact employee motivation found that three critical leadership attributes of health care leaders: social skillfulness, being bold and seeking change, and being knowledgeable and experienced, had a significant effect on employee motivation, satisfaction, unit morale, quantity of work, and quality of work of health care employees (Khatri & Felker, 2004, gateway.nlm.nih.gov/MeetingAbstracts/103624545.html.)

2: How can we as managers/ employees recognize which of Cathcartâ??s (1999) seven inherent values a staff member most identifies with? How might understanding this theory impact your work setting?

There are seven values that are presented to us at birth and remain with us throughout our lives (Cathcart, 1999, p. 12) (examples are given for marketing:

1. Sensuality: the relative importance of one's physical experiences.
Marketers usually appeal to this value by offering a dining certificate, spa ...

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This posting demonstrates how leadership qualities impact employee motivation. References are also provided to further validate the findings.

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