Understanding how different theories impact employee/team motivation and attitudes is essential for a professional in I-O Psychology. This knowledge creates the foundation to understand motivation and attitudes in the workplace. A practitioner in the field builds a framework on this foundation to assist people and organizations to success.
For this week’s Assignment, you will write a 2-4-page expository paper. Use what you have learned to apply appropriate theories demonstrating the impact of employee motivation and attitudes. Using a workplace situation that you have experienced, apply one of the theories discussed to explain the key workplace motivators for the employees. Be sure to integrate psychological explanation of motivation that includes biological and behavioral bases for motivation and goal setting theory.
Book info: Title: Work Motivation: History, Theory, Research, and Practice
Edition: 2nd (2011)
author:Gary P. Latham