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Explain the key concepts of hertzberg theory of motivation

In your assignment, you should address the following two sections:
(1) Section 1: list the key ideas you have extracted from the prescribed e-learning activity.

(2) Section 2: apply those ideas to your own experience, to an organisation you know and to the topic(s) of this subject.

Visit the following URLs, and use ‘Questions to consider’ to guide your thinking.

Word limit: around 150 words per activity.

1. Activity: Online tool to explore different countries’ 5 dimensions by Hofstede


Questions to consider:

1. How does the Australian culture compare to other world cultures (eg. Your home country or other countries that you have visited)

2. Do you agree with the survey results for the Australian culture Why or why not

2. Activity: Corporate culture and strategy

URL: ‘Culture clash: When corporate culture fights strategy, it can cost you’ aid=31

Questions to consider:

Can you think of any examples where you experienced various culture types (Market, Clan, Adhocracy and Hierarchy culture) as a consumer to, or employee of, an organisation

If so, what is your evaluation of the aligment between its corporate culture and strategy

3. Activity: Structure and strategy

URL: BCG’s Yves Morieux view on OrganisationDesignx

Questions to consider:

Yves Morieux claims that structure follows strategy. Is this always the case

4. Activity: The Milgram Experiment

URL: (1) Milgram Experiment – v=BcvSNg0HZwk

(2) Milgram Experiment replicated in Australia (Psychology study by La Trobe University in the 1970s)

Questions to consider:

To what extent would you be capable of inflicting real pain (physical, mental and/or emotional) on another human being

5. Activity: Linear Programming Word Problem

URL: v=2ACJ9ewUC6U

Questions to consider:

What insights into rational decision making approach can you draw from this video

What would be the limitations of linear programming

In what kinds of situation could the linear programming be useful to decision making

6. Activity: Management by Objectives (Prof. Fredmund Malik)

URL: v=CX7m8J-rGDc

Questions to consider:

Do you agree with Prof Malik’s views on objectives and planning Why or why not

7. Activity: Product Life Cycle

URL: v=Edug_Z2mACc

Questions to consider:

Identify at least one product that fits into each stage of the Product Life Cycle.

8. Activity: Hawthorne Studies

URL: v=W7RHjwmVGhs&list=PLOyGniZzYVh-qFD_vAJq96YlLdnp_pznP

Questions to consider:

Explain in your own words the main findings of Hawthorne Studies.

Based on Hawthorne studies, explain how norms and status exert influence on an individual’s behaviour.

9. Activity: Hertzberg’s Theory of Motivation

URL: v=3Ub8R5c6tkE

Questions to consider:

1. Explain the key concepts of Hertzberg theory of motivation.

2. Explain how would use the finding of the Hertzberg theory of motivation to motivate your workers in a fast food industry

10. Activity: Lead and be the change

URL: v=yv-QiSvuLLM

Questions to consider:

1. Have you experienced an emotional rollercoaster when faced with a radical change, as described by Professor Mueller-Eberstein in the video   Discuss how the Theory of Transition may be applied to your experience.

2. Can you relate Kotter’s 8-Step Change Model to Professor Mueller-Eberstein tips for successful change management

11. Activity: Privacy Rights vs. Employee Tracking

URL: v=U-mqdz-20Xs

Question to consider:

What is your view of this issue with protecting privacy rights of individual employees

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