Select and complete one of the following assignments:
Option 1: Personal Motivation Paper
Choose two professional situations: one in which you were motivated and one in which you were not motivated.
Write a 2-to4-page paper that addresses the following information:
A brief description of both situations and why you were motivated and demotivated.
Explain how the situations align with the various motivational theories.
What specific motivational technique (if any) was at play in the motivational situation?
In the case of the demotivated situation, what motivational technique should have been implemented and why?
Option 2: Employee Motivation Presentation
You are a new manager of an IT organization and are faced with the challenge of motivating your employees to produce double the numbers they did last quarter.
Create a 5-to7-slide Microsoft®PowerPoint® presentation that addresses the following information:
Choose a motivational theory to use, briefly describe it, and explain why you are using it.
Identify a motivational theory you would NOT use and why.
Choose two or three motivational techniques to implement and explain why you think they will be effective.