Course Title : Organizational Behavior
Assignment 1 (30 marks)
Question 1(15 marks)
Objective: to apply the MBTI instrument towards understanding personality.
1. You are to complete your own measurement of personality type using the MBTI instrument. Please download a copy of the instrument/test through this link http://www.learningstorm.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/MBTI-personality-test.pdf Answer the listed 70 questions and complete the scoring to identify your MBTI type.
Once you have identified your type (ENTJ, ENFP, INTP,ISFJetc ), read through the description which appears in subsequent pages after the score sheet.
2. Write a report discussing what you have discovered about yourself by completing the MBTI test. In your discussion, include an analysis if you think your personality is suited for the job you have now. What is the implication of this discovery? Elaborate.
(Note: please include your score-sheet as an attachment)
Question 2 (15 marks)
Objective: to apply and evaluate the various theories of motivation.
1. Watch the following short video titled What is Tough Mudderhttps://toughmudder.com/events/what-is-tough-mudder
Write a one paragraph summary about what Tough Mudder is all about.
2. Why do you think people join the Tough Mudder event? What motivates them? Based on your understanding of the various motivation theories, explain why they participate in the event. In your discussion, include the following theories. Critically evaluate if these theories are useful in explaining what motivates the participants.
i. Maslow’s theory ii. McCllelland’s theory of needs iii. Self-determination theory (intrinsic Vs extrinsic motivation) iv. Goal-setting theory
v. Self-efficacy theory vi. Expectancy theory
Assignment 2 (20 marks)
Case 1(10 marks)
Read the case on page 396 of your textbook Healthy employees are Happy employeesand answer the questions.
Case 2 (10 marks)
Read the case on page 598 of your textbook