Motivational Action Plan

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Motivational Action Plan

Motivational Action Plan
When asked to determine the motivational strategy or strategies that would likely be the most appropriate for each of my three employees based on their individual characteristics I looked at my motivational plan and this is what I came up with.

After reviewing the self-assessments it reveals that EB is a high achiever and she is willing to go the extra mile to get the job done. When considering the motivational strategy and action plan I found EB uses the self-determination strategy but needs to use the goal setting strategy. The relevant theory is the goal setting strategies which have been proven to increase the performance for high achievers by setting achievable although difficult but logical goals.

The self-assessments indicate that KB is a average. He does enough work just to get by. He is a risk taker. KB however does use goal settings that consist of reward to help keep him focused. The reinforcement theory is based upon a person’s behavior. It is known as the theory of motivation.

The self-assessment indicates that Rita is a team player. She does whatever may be necessary to get the job done. Rita uses the self-determination strategy however in order to be more successful she needs to look into the goal setting strategy. The relevant theory is self-determination and it is based on the internal satisfaction rather than raises and bonuses.

When asked how I will motivate each employee the answer is simple. My responsibility as a manager is to help my employees be self-managed. A good manager care about their employees interest not just their own. Once you know what interest your employees you can use that for motivation. Managers are supposed to help people to enrich their work and then they will become motivated and can fill their full potential,
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