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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:

o 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.

o 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:

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

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

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

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

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