Determine the motivational strategy or strategies that would likely be most appropriate for each of your three employees on basis of their individual characteristics. Indicate how you would leverage their employee evaluations to motivate each of the three employees. Describe one or more of the motivational theories and explain how the theories connect to each of your selected motivational strategies.
Team Member Name Summary of Individual Characteristics Motivational Strategy and Action Plan Relevant Theory Tiffany Take
Safety and secure Satisfied- long term engaged TM. Comfortable, medium intellect, professionally engaged, resourceful, network established, builds relationships, high tolerance for ambiguity
Career development and training courses will be highly recommended so that this TM’s confidence and/or self-esteem can increase. Although TM does quite well and delivers on daily expectations. When tasks are sensitive in nature Tm’s confidence becomes weakened. Increase recognition of job well done, and affirmation reminders will encourage this TM to want to develop more even if she remains in her current position. If the opportunity for growth arises this TM’s happiness will be the determining factor if she considers applying. It is imperative that her confidence and belief influence her motivation and this will also continue to feed her need for security and safety. McClelland’s Theory outlines that this Tm is doing exactly what she wants to do, and very happy doing it. Pay is not an is not an issue, promotion is not required.
Extraordinary skill set, independent thinker, organized, go-getter, reliable, eager for more knowledge, constantly seeking development opportunities, high emotional intellect, reliable independent, thinker, consistently exceeds expectations
This TM has such a high need to achieve, almost to the point of being an over achiever. On a constant daily basis the TM will evaluate her productivity to ensure it exceeds yesterday’s expectations. TM will not engage due to the high and low risk however, I will persuade her to step outside of the box and that it is okay to break something but take the risk. This will encourage her