PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM PROPOSAL Professional Development Program Proposal Overview In your first assignment, you conducted a research analysis of the company and proposed strategic solutions to the CEO. As you continue your consulting role, the next task is to deliver a professional development program to the CEO of your chosen organization. It is important that your program’s proposal be based on your research of emotional intelligence (EI) and specifically details how a new incentive program, based on an EI management approach, will: Foster teamwork. Strengthen interpersonal relationships. Enhance communication. Increase overall performance. Benefit not only managers but the bottom-line. Instructions Write a 5–7 page, double-spaced proposal that includes the following components: EI and Motivation: Which of the EI building blocks would impact management’s ability to enhance employee performance and job satisfaction? Based on your research on motivational theory, describe which motivational theory you would utilize to influence the members of the organization and aid in helping to resolve the issue. Provide examples to support your solution. EI and Social Skills and Decision Making: Explain how the core concepts of emotional intelligence would enhance the decision-making efficacy of the management team. Effective Teams: Describe the core attributes of an effective team and the strategies you would implement to develop team dynamics that will benefit the organization. Reward Systems: Create an effective reward system for this organization based on how you want to resolve the organizational issue. Determine the strategies you would incorporate to motivate employees and influence behavior. References and Citations: Go to the Strayer University Online Library to locate two quality resources. In-text citations are required when paraphrasing or quoting another source. Formatting and Writing Standards: This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Confidentiality: Since you will be addressing real issues in real organizations in your assignments, it is important to respect confidentiality. Feel free to use an alias for any company or individuals you might mention in your assignments.