Why do people often resist efforts to change their behavior? Does motivation come only from within? Why must today's managers understand and utilize various motivational strategies? How do the various theories of motivation predict behavior in organizations?
Shana, 31, mom Jason, 15, son Maria, 13 Adam, 11 Ex-husband, the custodial parent, name unknown Shana takes her three children to see you. They are now in your office, the four of them. Shana talks for herself and her three children and here is what she says: I really need help and my neighbor said you would
Conduct a literature search (through ProQuest, Ebsco Host, etc.) and review 5-7 articles on multicultural issues and standardized test use with a particular population (special population) of your choice. Popular magazines, news articles, and unpublished articles will not be allowed. The literature review should focus on the mos
Do internal and external sources need to be complementary for motivation to occur? It is possible, for example, to motivate a student to obtain an A grade if he or she does not value an A grade more than a C grade? Explain your answer.
Compare and contrast two motivational theories: 1) The Expectancy Theory of Motivation 2) Goal Theory of Motivation
What is the importance of cultural awareness and cultural competency to the practice of mental health counseling?
Leadership training and team building projects are emphasized.What type of good results do you think a company may experience from "implementing activities like leadership training and team building projects?
What type of good results do you think a company may experience from "implementing activities like leadership training and team building projects? Reference Jex, S.M., & Britt, T.W. (2008). Organizational psychology: A scientist-practitioner approach (2nd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
What factors influence your job satisfaction? Reference: Jex, S. M. & Britt, T. W. (2008). Organizational psychology: A scientist-practitioner approach (2nd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. Job Satisfaction among University Faculty: Individual, Work, and Institutional Determinants. (2011). Journal of Higher Education, 82(2), 1
What is organizational citizenship behavior? Does the organization for which you work support this concept? If so, how? If not, why not?
What is organizational citizenship behavior? Does the organization for which you work support this concept? If so, how? If not, why not? References Jex S & Britt, T (2008) Organizational psychology: A scientist-practitioner approach (2nd ed). Hoboken, NJ, Wiley. Smith, C. A., D. W. Organ and J. P. Near: (1983) Organ
SURVEY OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY Do you believe ethics can change? If so, how? If not, why not?
Reliability is one of the most important characteristics of a good test because it shows the consistency of your measurement. Assume that you are in the process of selecting an IQ test to administer to adults. In your own words, explain what it means to say that a test is reliable. Be sure to include in your discussion the compo
What impact does having safe clean drinking water have on the environment? How does this affect environmental psychology?
1. Should Feminist Theory be applied to Stan? Explain where you are coming from with your answer. 2. What was one of the techniques, in the Solution Focused video, that Dr. Corey used with Stan? How successful do you think this technique might be with a real client? 3. A Narrative therapist might help the client to use â??E
What factors influenced the need to regulate the practice of psychology? Do you agree that it is important to regulate the practice of psychology? Why or why not?
Discuss the theory of multiple intelligences developed by Howard Gardner. Pick three and discuss how each can have an impact on your personal success. Below is a list of the eight intelligences: Linguistic Musical Logical-Mathematical Naturalist Spatial Bodily-Kinesthetic Intrapersonal Interpersonal
See the following article and help with the following: Tremblay, R. E., Nagin, D. S., Séguin, J. R., Zoccolillo, M., Zelazo, P. D., Boivin, M., ... & Japel, C. (2004). Physical aggression during early childhood: Trajectories and predictors. Pediatrics, 114(1), e43-e50. - short summary of the article (100 words) - relate
During problem solving, do you use primarily algorithms or heuristics? What are the advantages of each? Both have advantages and are useful for different situations and each relies on different type of knowing. Objective knowing, which uses systems and logic, is better paired with algorithmic problem solving.This includes formul
1). From the twelve techniques below, select and describe six techniques to build self-confidence. Explain how the six that you chosen can help someone strengthen their self-confidence. Building your Self-Confidence Techniques 1). Score a few easy victories 6). Dress and act profes
Article analysis is performed in this solution. The Article: Examining unproven assumptions of Galton's nature-nurture paradigm. By: McLafferty CL Jr, The American Psychologist, 0003-066X, 2006 Feb-Mar, Vol. 61, Issue 2 -short summary of the article -relate the information to work, social or home life. -pick a quote an
1. What are special populations and what challenges do special populations pose for psychology professionals? 2. What issue do you think will have the greatest influence on professionals in the field of psychology in the next 10 years? Why?
Discuss internal and external threats to validity; identify and define those threats that are related to measurement and the threats that are related to sampling issues.
This posting offers some ideas for discussion in regards to Krumboltz's Learning Theory in regards to decision making. Springboards to augment the discussion are also implemented.
Use operant conditioning, with a program of shaping, to get a sloppy roommate to make the bed neatly. Include and label the antecedent stimulus, response, and reinforcement of the changing program standards, and a method of self-regulation for the roommate. In a Psychology internship, you have encountered a child with destr
What are some possible psychological and/or behavioral differences between first-, second-, and third-generation immigrants? Why these differences?
I need assistance with understanding the design differences section for my paper. I know there are important differences between the qualitative research design and the quantitative research design. quantitative is statistical data and qualitative is word base description of studies. This is new learning. 1.Define at least
There are important differences between the qualitative research design and the quantitative research design. Define at least three characteristics of a qualitative study that are unique to this effort. Define at least three characteristics of a quantitative study. Discuss and compare these differences.
What stage of the scientific method would someone be at if they make a prediction that drinking alcohol will make people more violent during a sporting event? a) developing a theory b) forming a testable hypothesis c) designing a study d) reviewing the literature of existing theories
One way in which psychotherapy can be defined is by the theories which support their processes. But is theory critical in providing quality psychotherapy or is it more important to be proficient in techniques? This probably is a lead to the questions whether psychotherapy is more art than science. From your understanding of the
I need some suggestions or direction for a practical application portion of an assignment. A client comes to you for counseling. She states she is a Christian, in her third year of undergraduate school. She states she is struggling to choose a major because, "I am afraid that it may not be God's will." What steps will you
How might understanding the client's past decision making experiences inform your work as a career counselor? Why? According to Niles & Harris-Bowlsbey (2009), career counselors seek to establish rapport with their clients, assess their client's career concerns, establish goals for the career counseling relationship, and inte