Daniel Pink "The Puzzle of Motivation"(opens in new tab) -Watch the Tedtalk video interview or read the closed captions.
For your first postwrite a paper of at least 300 words and answer the following questions:
When undergoing a process improvement initiative how important is employee motivation, low, medium, or high, and why?
- What are the benefits of "Motivation" an improvement initiative and why?
- Describe the downside of "Motivation "an improvement initiative and why?
You will respond to the posting of the two of your peers with your personal suggestions: What have you learned from their post? What suggestions for improvement for your least effective post? You will have a most favorite and a least favorite.
General directions for all discussion posts:
Original discussion thread postdue by*Tuesday at 11:30 PM (EST)*.
This original post must contain a minimum of 300 words. Students must demonstrate critical thinking by paraphrasing the material into their own words (direct quotes should be used in a limited manner as this does not display critical thinking). All statements in the post that are not general knowledge should be cited to their source. Be sure to clearly relate the readings to the lesson concepts. Students may further synthesize this research relating to personal experiences. All citations should be in APA format with a reference listing at the bottom of the post in APA format (be sure to include a link to the website of your current event in the reference listing).
Please remember that the original post on the discussion boards is for your researched thought. If you describe an opinion it should be groundedin citation and reference-based research. The purpose of the assignment is for you to critically examine issues, using researchas your foundation for your ideas.Ideas built from research createcredibility with the reader. It also enhances your critical thinking as well as your own enlightenment. Many times we have an opinion that after we research the opinion we find that there is evidence of counterintuitive concepts that lead to new ways of looking at our original idea.
Do remember that it is not good form to use the first person in professional writing.