(Topic: Theories of Motivation): (THIS ESSAY MUST BE SUBMITTED IN MyManagementLab.com!!!)
Motivation is a key component in employee productivity and overall organizational success. Understanding why people behave as they do is an important step in predicting and managing behavior. In an essay, describe and evaluate an important theory of motivation.
• First, choose a theory and describe the claims it makes. What does it say about why people act as they do?
• Then explain why, in your view, the theory you have chosen is or is not effective in predicting individual behavior. Do people actually behave the way the theory claims that they do?
Justify your conclusions with examples from the business world and/or your personal experience.
These are 100 to 1000 words in length to be submitted at MyManagementlab.com. You should write your paper in MS Word andcopy and paste the document into submission field in MyManagementlab.com. Due dates for papers can be found in the Calendar in MyManagementlab.com, on the Assignment Excel File on the home page and the Assignment tool. (Each paper is worth 20 points)
After you are in the Calendar in MyManagementLab.com, click on the Details Tab for the field for submitting your essay. There is a specific grading rubric located in the Rubric tab.
Your paper should demonstrate your understanding of the analysis and your personal insights/observations/conclusions as required by the assignment. Your analysis must be in your own words, however, you should back up/support your ideas with information from the text and/or outside source material. . Papers will be graded on the criteria above in addition to grammar, spelling and readability. PAPERS SHOULD NOT BE OVER 1000 WORDS. It is important to practice effective business writing – come to the point, be clear and concise, do not stray from the topic and do not overly repeat yourself