Motivational Methods HCS/325 October 10, 2011 Jamee Smith Motivational Methods There are many different motivational methods used in the workplace. One key player is inspiration, which is unavoidable in the workplace. For a future manager it’s important for them to know different ways of inspiring employees so that work is done more efficiently. Through this paper the different methods will be discussed and show the significance of inspiration. The inspirations of workers can a large problem for managers in business.
Technological change can also affect the internal working arrangements - machinery leads to redundancies, new training may be needed etc. (Internet shopping and self-scan checkouts) Outsourcing production to cheaper countries. Skills requirements - Assessing the skills of the current workforce is an essential part of human resources planning as it enables a business to build up a profile of the training, experience and qualifications that employees already have. This is very important whether the business is capital intensive or labour intensive. As the nature and type of work changes within an organisation, so do the skills requirements.
Course Project: Quality Of Work-Life Programs: Are They Nothing More Than A Fad? HRM586-Labor Relations Professor: Virginia Beer Keller Graduate School of Management Thesis Statement In the business world of which we work where companies are struggling to keep up in such an intense competitive market, companies are looking for various ways to keep up with all of the competition and to retain their most valued employees. To achieve this goal, companies are looking to implement several programs that not only benefit their organization but there employees as well. One such program organizations have been implementing across the globe is quality of work-life programs. Now whether or not these programs are effective within an organization remains to be seen.
It often raises other issues like chain-of-command, confidentiality, timeliness of disclosure, etc. Then there are the typical HR issues such as when is the employee working and how does it impact wage/hour regulations? New practices regarding recruiting, background checks and employee relations as it pertains to social media are becoming important regulatory issues in the discussion of tools and working locations outside a factory or office building. There also are employees who prefer to use their own equipment for business because they can tailor it to their personal needs and it may be better than what the organization furnishes with tight budgets. The more you dig into this topic, the more convoluted it gets.
Student Managerial Economics MBA 540 Chapter 13 Case Analyzing Managerial Decisions: Bagby Copy Company 1. What are the trade-offs that Bagby faces in choosing between specialized and broad task assignments? The Bagby Copy Company is faced with the dilemma of choosing between specialized task and broad task. Each form of task assignment entails advantages and disadvantages. If Bagby decides have each employee specialize in one function, the company would benefit from an increased output of production (Brickley, Smith, & Zimmerman, 2009).
Organizational skills hugely affect the people actions and reactions to different situations that happen during work. However workplace, personality can and will also affects key things like motivation, leadership, performance and conflict. We must understand that as managers the more we understand people personalities we can then better control the performance of the organization. The more managers focuses and understand personality behavior, the better outfitted they are to be effective and accomplish their goals. How might these three employees’ characteristics affect the performance of the organization?
There are varieties of skills such as: Suitable qualification, Experience, knowledge of products and services, effectiveness in meeting personal, raise professional standards of production. Suitable Qualification Self Management Employability skills Experience of specific industry Experience in a similar role Ability to observe and raise professional standards Effectiveness in meeting personal and team targets Suitable Qualification: Different jobs require different qualification, many employees are happy with an applicant with good qualification they are more likely to give them a job rather than an uneducated applicant. However for job such as accountancy, marketing and human resources, employers look for applicants with different kind of skills as well has good qualification. This can be related to my job which is cashier, this is because cashier need to count the money the customers gives and they need to give the correct change this is where their qualification in maths will come in good use. Experience in a similar role: This skill is useful to my job has it need some experience to talk to different types of customers for example you would need to talk differently to a angry person, you would try to calm them down this is where you experience comes in.
The way you tell someone to do something, may be ok to one person, but it could be offensive, or threatening to another. When you offend that person, it is then when you have to be the bigger person and fix things. If not, the work place will not be very comfortable to work in for the both of you and it could effect the people around you, too. Another example in this area would be how you spend your time. Time management is very important in all aspects of life.
Workers must be continually striving to keep their skills up to date, technologically current, and relevant to their employing organizations. As more of the routine tasks of the job are performed by machines, as cyclical patterns influence the numbers of workers that employers need in a given month, and as global competition drives companies to be more cost effective, workers must develop skills that will enable them to work across departments of their companies. They must be continually assessing ways in
Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship A – Relationships are probably the most involved and emotionally charged area of our lives. From the moment we are born we form relationships, each one requiring something different from us and giving us something different in return. The difference between a working relationship and personal relationship is that a working relationship is where you are placed with other people and work as part of team where each individual is working following professional codes of conduct, towards the achievement of shared aims and objectives. By working to a set of rules and procedures for which you're paid, you are accountable and responsible for any mistakes and errors you make. Time limits and boundaries apply and you do not necessarily have to like the people you work with but need to keep personal opinions and feelings to yourself.