Imagine that you are the owner of a small manufacturing company

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Imagine that you are the owner of a small manufacturing company. Your
company manufactures a commodity, widgets. Your widget is a clone of a
nationally known widget. Your company’s widget, WooWoo, is less expensive and
more readily available than the nationally known brand. Presently, the sales are
high; however, there are many defects, which increase your costs and delays
delivery. Your company has fifty (50) employees in the following departments:
sales, assembly, technology, and administration. 


 

Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:


 

1.Design an
organization motivation plan that encourages: 


 


a.high job
satisfaction


b.low
turnover


c.high
productivity


 


d.high-quality
work


 

2.Propose two
(2) methods to motivate all of the employees in the organization. Rate these
methods in order of importance.


 

3.Propose three
(3) ways to motivate the minimum wage service worker. Support your suggestions
with a motivation theory.


 

4.Analyze the
relevance of the individual worker in today’s organizational context.


 

5.Re-create and
complete the following Individual Work to Teamwork chart using Microsoft Office
or an equivalent such as OpenOffice. 


 

The left-hand column is filled with terms that describe an individual
worker. Fill in the right-hand column with descriptive terms that suggest the
desired change in behavior from individual work to teamwork. Use Chapter 8 as a
reference. Note: The graphically depicted solution is not included in the
required page length. 


 


 


Individual Work to
Teamwork


INDIVIDUAL
WORKER


TEAM MEMBER
(change in
behavior from individual to team member)


Talks



Me
oriented



Department
focused



Competitive



Logical



Written
messages



Image



Secrecy



Short-term
sighted



Immediate
results



Critical



Tenure


 


 


6.Use at least
three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and
other Websites do not qualify as academic resources. 


Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:




  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
    margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
    school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
    instructions.

  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s
    name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and
    the reference page are not included in the required assignment page
    length.


The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment
are:




  • Explain the variety of motivational theories and job design
    considerations.

  • Analyze the formation and dynamics of group behavior and work teams,
    including the application of power in groups.

  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in
    organizational behavior.

  • Write clearly and concisely about organizational behavior using proper
    writing mechanics.

 

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