PSY 428 Week 3 Team Assignment Job Satisfaction Paper

PSY 428 Week 3 Team Assignment Job Satisfaction Paper

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 Week One: Historical Background of Motivational Psychology

Interface of Motivation Theory and Productivity

 

Details

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Points

Objectives 1.1   Describe key concepts from the major historical theories of motivation.

1.2   Identify the need for new models of motivation in today’s changing workplace.

1.3   Describe how motivation affects productivity in the workplace.

1.4   Apply the impact of various motivational theories across workplace situations.

1.5   Assess the impact of various motivational theories on both managers and employees.

 

 

Readings Read Ch. 1 & 2 of Understanding Motivation and Emotion.

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

 

Participation

Participate in class discussion.

4 out of 7 days per week, at least 8 substantive posts

1

Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions.

You may choose one question from the posted questions to respond to by Thursday and another one to respond to by Saturday.  I will grade your response based on your stated understanding of the theory/concept, your detail of personal experience relating to the theory/concept, and grammar/spelling.

Please post responses to the threads provided in the main forum by adding your name to the subject so it is clear this is your response. Please do not start a new thread for the weekly discussion questions.

Include your signature at the end of each post. Thursday and

Saturday

2

Individual Motivation Concepts Table – Initial Complete the “Motivation Concepts Table” found in the Course Materials Forum for Week One.  There is NO PAPER DUE but you MUST complete and submit the initial table for this assignment.

For each of the 24 mini-theories include the name, person connected to the theory, and the year of first prominence– the first 3 columns of the table MUST be complete. 

For the 3 Grand Theories, provide detailed information and key concepts for each of these theories – all 4 columns.

During the course you are required to add details of key theory concepts to the 24 Mini Theories.  The FINAL VERSION of the Motivational Concepts Table– the revised grand theories and the completed mini-theories – will be submitted in Week Four. 

You must include your name, assignment title, and all reference information in APA format.  Submit to Assignments. 

Sunday

10 Individual

Weekly Summary

Post weekly summary in required format to designated main forum thread on Monday of each week.   Weekly summary is counted toward class participation.

Monday

1

 

 

Week Two: Intrinsic Motivation and Quality of Work

 

Details

Due

Points

Objectives 2.1   Explore the nature of intrinsic motivation.

2.2   Contrast intrinsic and extrinsic motivation.

2.3   Describe how the concepts of quality of work, self-management, and a sense of choice impact motivation.

 

 

Readings Read Ch. 5, 13, 14, & 15 of the text.

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

 

Participation

Participate in class discussion.

4 out of 7 days per week, at least 8 substantive posts

1

Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions.

You may choose one question from the posted questions to respond to by Thursday and another one to respond to by Saturday.  I will grade your response based on your stated understanding of the theory/concept, your detail of personal experience relating to the theory/concept, and grammar/spelling.

Please post responses to the threads provided in the main forum by adding your name to the subject so it is clear this is your response. Please do not start a new thread for the weekly discussion questions.

Include your signature at the end of each post. Thursday and

Saturday

2

Individual Workplace Motivation Paper Prepare an 800 – 1100 word paper examining two motivational strategies and how they affect productivity in a selected workplace (namely, your own, or one you are very familiar with).

Please clearly describe the workplace.  The two motivational strategies must be clearly stated, defined, and appropriately referenced.

Include an explanation of organizational efforts to improve performance, employees’ resistance to increasing productivity, and the management’s philosophy of motivation and its practices.  You must use APA format, cover page, and reference the text and at least one other outside reference (for a total of two sources.)  Submit to assignments. 

Sunday

15 Learning Team

Charter

Develop, as a team, the charter so that you present as one unified voice.  Review the details posted in the course materials forum, including the correct template attachment.  One member to post to Assignments.

Thursday

5 Learning Team

Company Motivational Profile Construct a PowerPoint presentation of 15-20 slides, supported by speaker’s presentation notes, discussing the motivational strategies of a successful, cutting-edge corporation. There is no paper due for this assignment; PPT must contain speaker’s notes that clarify your message. 

To avoid duplication, your instructor MUST approve your choice of company.  This assignment is worth 20 points in Week Five.

A choice from the following list is recommended:

1)      Southwest Airlines

2)      Intel Corporation

3)      Ben & Jerry’s

4)      Federal Express

5)      PetSmart

6)      General Electric

7)      Microsoft

8)      Disney Corporation

9)      Ritz-Carlton

10)   W.L. Gore

In your presentation, cover the following four topical areas:

a.      Background of the industry

1)      A brief history of the business

2)      Products and services offered

3)      General Financial information for the last 5 years

b.     Corporate culture & management

1)      Mission statement

2)      Organizational structure

3)      Decision-making strategies

c.      Motivational strategies

Identify in your presentation which of the following strategies the selected company uses to motivate employees:

1)      Employee empowerment

2)      Selection and training

3)      Incentives

4)      Benefits

5)      Quality programs

6)      Managerial roles

7)      Goals and objectives

8)      Performance appraisals

9)      Job design

10)   Alternative work schedules

11)   Stress management

12)   Leadership style

13)   Other

d.     Analysis

Consider what makes working for this company a positive experience for its employees. What is the essence of its approach to motivation? How does it combine the use of various motivational techniques to be successful? How is the combination of techniques that it uses unique in any way? Do the company’s motivational strategies serve as an attraction for new employees, or do they improve employee retention?  What could be taken as best practices from their example? What could be improved upon? Make recommendations on the specific steps the company could take to address deficiencies. 

Your slides should provide key information; your speaker’s notes will contain the details of your message.  You must include a minimum of 5 outside references plus the text, for a total of six references.

Learning Teams are required to submit a working draft of the final PPT for evaluation to the instructor in Week Three.  This draft should clearly identify the principles you are reviewing for your project as well as clearly defined work roles for each of the team members.  Please see the Week Three note in the Course Materials Forum for additional details.  Week Five

Day 6

  Individual

Weekly Summary

Post weekly summary in required format to designated main forum thread on Monday of each week.   Weekly summary is counted toward class participation.

Monday

1

 

 

Week Three: Reward Systems

 

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Due

Points

Objectives 3.1   Identify human needs and their relationship to motivation.

3.2   Explore the relationship between employee needs and effective rewards.

3.3   Calculate the appropriateness of different reward systems on employee motivation.

 

 

Readings Read Ch. 4, 6, & 7 of the text.

Review Ch. 5 of the text.

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

 

Participation

Participate in class discussion.

4 out of 7 days per week, at least 8 substantive posts

1

Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions.

You may choose one question from the posted questions to respond to by Thursday and another one to respond to by Saturday.  I will grade your response based on your stated understanding of the theory/concept, your detail of personal experience relating to the theory/concept, and grammar/spelling.

Please post responses to the threads provided in the main forum by adding your name to the subject so it is clear this is your response. Please do not start a new thread for the weekly discussion questions.

Include your signature at the end of each post.

Thursday and Saturday

2 Individual

Simulation Assessment – Paper & Main Forum Responses   Step 1 – PAPER – Post 2 – 3 page paper to Assignments.  This paper requires you to clearly state your choices at EACH decisional point in the simulation.  Also, you must identify and discuss the theory behind each section and post your agreement/disagreement with Sri’s comments. Remember to use correct paper format, including name and references.

Step 2 (A & B) MAIN FORUM POSTS – Post overall assessment to the exercise in the identified thread in the Main Forum.  This requires stating agreements, disagreements, new understandings, etc, and engaging in active discussion with classmates.  You will be graded on your initial response (A) to the post and at least two follow-up comments (B) to other students.   Paper – due Sunday

 

Main Forum Posts – Due Saturday

15 Learning Team

Company Motivational Profile Draft Submit a working draft of the Company Motivational Profile PPT to Assignments. This may be in PPT format (preferred) or Word format with slide details clearly stated.

Incorporate the recommended changes into the final draft which is due in Week Five.

 

Sunday

5 Individual

Weekly Summary

Post weekly summary in required format to designated main forum thread on Monday of each week.   Weekly summary is counted toward class participation.

Monday

1

 

 

Week Four: Goal Theory and Goal-Setting

 

Details

Due

Points

Objectives 4.1   Examine the underlying principles and concepts of goal theory.

4.2   Explore the applications of goal-setting in the workplace.

4.3   Assess the impact of goal-setting on employee motivation.

 

 

Readings Read Ch. 8–10 of the text.

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

 

Participation

Participate in class discussion.

4 out of 7 days per week, at least 8 substantive posts

1

Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions.

You may choose one question from the posted questions to respond to by Thursday and another one to respond to by Saturday.  I will grade your response based on your stated understanding of the theory/concept, your detail of personal experience relating to the theory/concept, and grammar/spelling.

Please post responses to the threads provided in the main forum by adding your name to the subject so it is clear this is your response. Please do not start a new thread for the weekly discussion questions.

Include your signature at the end of each post.

Thursday and Saturday

2 Individual

Completed Motivational Concepts Table From Week One, this assignment is to have been completed over the past several weeks as the theories were discussed. 

At this point, the table should include a detailed explanation of each of the Grand Theories AND the 24 Mini Theories.   You are permitted to revise/expand your Grand Theories responses.  Please make sure that the theory explanation for EACH of the 24 mini-theories is comprehensive enough to demonstrate understanding.  Include name, assignment information, and references in APA format.  Submit to Assignments. 

Sunday

10 Learning Team

Motivation Discussion Paper Apply two motivation theories based on team discussion. Team members should:

·          Create a thread in the learning team forum to discuss theories of motivation.

·           Identify, within the team, two theories that seem most relevant to your experiences.

·          Explain the theories and apply personal experiences to each theory.

·          Write a two-page summary to present this information so that it incorporates the point of view of all team members.

·          You may use names and speak in the first person as appropriate. This must be posted by one team member to Assignments in APA format with the text and at least one additional reference (for a total of 2 references.)

Monday

5 Individual

Weekly Summary

Post weekly summary in required format to designated main forum thread on Monday of each week.   Weekly summary is counted toward class participation.

Monday

1

 

 

 

Week Five: Applying Motivational Principles

 

Details

Due

Points

Objectives 5.1   Synthesize motivational theory into practical business applications.

5.2   Evaluate the relationship of motivational theory to the discipline of management.

5.3   Integrate additional factors that can affect motivation, including leadership, trust, corporate culture, interpersonal skills, and the impact on customer satisfaction.

 

 

Readings Read Ch. 16 of the text.

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

 

Participation

Participate in class discussion.

4 out of 7 days per week, at least 8 substantive posts

1

Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions.

You may choose one question from the posted questions to respond to by Thursday and another one to respond to by Saturday.  I will grade your response based on your stated understanding of the theory/concept, your detail of personal experience relating to the theory/concept, and grammar/spelling.

Please post responses to the threads provided in the main forum by adding your name to the subject so it is clear this is your response. Please do not start a new thread for the weekly discussion questions.

Include your signature at the end of each post.

Thursday and Saturday

2 Learning Team

Company Motivational Profile Paper and Presentation Construct a PowerPoint presentation of 15-20 slides, supported by speaker’s presentation notes, discussing the motivational strategies of a successful, cutting-edge corporation. There is no paper due for this assignment; PPT must contain speaker’s notes that clarify your message.  One member is to post to Assignments. 

See details in Week Two information and additional postings in Classroom. 

Your slides should provide key information; your speaker’s notes will contain the details of your message.  You must include a minimum of 5 outside references plus the text, for a total of six references.

Sunday

15

Individual

LT Peer Evaluation – see course material forum for correct document.  Complete the evaluation for yourself and each of your teammates.  Post completed evaluation to individual forum with your name and team in the subject line. 

Monday

  Individual

Weekly Summary

Post weekly summary in required format to designated main forum thread on Monday of each week.   Weekly summary is counted toward class participation.

Monday

1

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Option B

 

Review the material presented in Chapter 11 on Sexual Motivation and Sexual Orientation. Most psychologists believe that our sexual preferences and orientation are largely determined by our biology.

 

1.      What are some biological or genetic factors that influence sexual orientation behavior?  Describe two or more conclusions from biological research of sexual orientation behavior.  (These may include genes, brain functioning, metabolic, and hormonal, etc.) Be sure that your ideas are based on the material from your assigned readings or videos, and not simply opinion. (1 paragraph)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.      What are some psychological and social/cultural factors that may also influence sexual orientation? Describe two or more conclusions from psychological or social research of sexual orientation. (These may include personal issues, family issues, society, media or cultural issues.) Be sure that your ideas are based on the material from your assigned readings or videos, and not simply opinion.(1 paragraph)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.      Based on the research you described above, how do you now view sexual orientation?   Do you see it as primarily biologically based or psycho-socially based? Be sure to support your views with research. (1 paragraph)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

References   (Please list your references for this assignment using APA Style Guidelines)

 

 

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Identify and describe parenting styles. Analyze the differences between the styles.

Identify and describe parenting styles. Analyze the differences between the styles.

 

Please detail out the solution in atleast 2 pages.

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clinical assessment

After you have completed the assigned Readings for Unit 2, post your initial response to the following Discussion topic. Your primary post should be no less than 350 words in length and should address both sections A and B. Your primary post must be specific, concise, and substantive.  After you have submitted your primary post, review the primary posts of your classmates and respond specifically and substantially (no less than 100 words) to at least two other students.

Unit 2 Discussion Topic (please complete BOTH A and B)

A: Clinical Assessment

Choose one (1) of the clinical contexts outlined in your reading for this unit and describe a fictional client and his or her specific problems that would be best to address in that context. Review why the context is appropriate for your client and list one or two specific assessments that could potentially be administered. Be sure to include a review of ethical concerns related to your client and the clinical context.

B: The Interview

Why is a clinical interview necessary as an initial component to the assessment process? How does the interview contribute to the assessment process? Include specifics related to methods, strengths, limitations, and other characteristics outlined in your reading for this unit. Specific ethical concerns related to the clinical interview should be noted as well.

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hypothesis testing

Based on the study you designed in the Research Design discussion, apply the scientific method by specifying the five steps of hypothesis testing for your study.

Step 1: State the hypothesis.Step 2: Collect the data – For the purpose of this discussion, you will state how you would collect the data.Step 3: Calculate statistics – For the purpose of this discussion, you will indicate the statistical analysis technique(s) you would use.Step 4: Compare to a critical value – For the purpose of this discussion, you will indicate where you would set the alpha value and why. Note: This step is hypothetical, as you are not actually conducting a statistical analysis. Consequently, you will choose if the results of your hypothetical analysis are above or below the critical value.Step 5: Make a decision – For the purpose of this discussion, you will create a conclusion based on the hypothetical results from Step 4. Be sure to include a recommendation on the effectiveness of the new drug based on the results.

Your initial post should be 250 to 300 words. Utilize a minimum of two peer-reviewed sources that were published within the last 10 years and are documented in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

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EDU 305 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Preschool Program Design

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COMM 315 Week 5 Final Individual Assignment Leader of a Global Organization Presentation

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Write a 350- to 700- word response to the following questions:

 

·         How did psychology evolve into a science?

·         What are some psychological perspectives that explain human behavior?

·         A long-standing debate in the field of psychology is the degree to which nature and nurture shape human behaviors and traits. How would you describe the interaction between genetic potential, environmental influences, and personal choice?

 

Format your response consistent with APA guidelines.

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HCA 430 Week 5 DQ 1; Economic Policies

HCA 430 Week 5 DQ 1; Economic Policies

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