It has been suggested that “financial rewards do not guarantee more productivity, but paying attention to employees’ motivational needs does” and that “managers need to pay less attention to financial incentives and more to the actual motivation needs of their employees” (Sunday Business Post 2012). This is further supported by the results of the 2011 Mercer’s What’s Working survey where “being treated with respect, a work-life balance, the type of work undertaken … were ranked ahead of overall compensation” (Sunday Business Post 2012).
a. Quotations are not necessary b. Citations are incorrectly formatted c. Source/s not peer-reviewed d. Relevance of Mercer 's survey not sufficiently established
2. Review this passage and select all that apply
“Article 4: “Motivating Employees”
http://guides.wsj.com/management/managing-your-people/how-to-motivate-employees Much like the other articles, this particular article “Motivating Employees” makes significant reference to McGregor’s theories, X and Y.
As it points out, it’s how you manage a person that determines their work attitude. Granted, some people are more likely to lean one way or the other, but a good manager is able to bring out the best of their employees. A good boss can make all the difference between work being a chore, and being something enjoyable.
“Because people dislike work, most people must be coerced, controlled, directed and threatened with punishment to get them to put forth adequate effort toward the achievement of organizational objectives.” – Excerpt.”
a. Quotations are not necessary b. Citations are incorrectly formatted c. Source/s not peer-reviewed d. Quote not directly relevant to discussion above.
3. Review this passage and select all that apply
In one of the first refereed journal articles I have
Citations: 7. Review this passage and select all that apply Another opinion can be found in (Breisch, 1999) Successful Management by Motivation – Balancing Intrinsic and Extrinsic Incentives (Posselt et al. 2003) Balancing intrinsic and extrinsic motivators is challenging 10. Review this passage and select the answer that best applies Schermerhorn (2011) then refers to the important role the Google Australia played during the Victorian bushfires