?assignment1;Assignment 1: Teamwork and Motivation;Due Week 6 and worth 200 points;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.;Your professor will assign you to a team during Week 1. Your team is expected to meet the following;requirements;1. Meet (in person or virtually) at least once between Week 1 and Week 5.;2. Select a team leader.;3. Collaborate and address the objectives of this assignment together. However, you are expected;to write and submit individual papers. Please adhere to the University?s academic integrity policy.;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;Week 3 Case Study 1 Submission;Students, please view the "Submit a Clickable Rubric Assignment" in the Student Center.;Case Study 1: Examining Emotions, Attitudes, and Job Satisfaction;Due Week 3 and worth 100 points;Emotional Intelligence (EI) focuses on understanding the emotions and attitudes of others. To manage relationships effectively, we need to not only understand ourselves, but also increase what we know about others. EI emphasizes four key competencies for leadership success;? Self-awareness?the ability to understand our own emotions and how they impact others;? Social awareness?the ability to understand the emotions of others;? Self-management?the ability to think before acting;? Relationship management?the ability to build rapport with others;Grasping the realities of organizational behavior begins with an understanding of personality and behavioral tendencies. Case Study 1 is designed to address issues pertaining to the emotions, attitudes, and job satisfaction of others. Read the ?Trader Joe?s? case study on page W-99 in the back of your textbook to examine how emotions, attitudes, and job satisfaction influence decision-making.;Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you;5. Examine the approach Trader Joe?s uses to promote a positive work environment for its employees. Determine at least three (3) ways in which Trader Joe?s is able to increase job satisfaction and performance.;6. Determine how Trader Joe?s uses the management process (planning, organizing, leading, and controlling) to develop its employees.;7. Suggest two (2) ways that leaders can effectively manage relationships in general by using the four (4) EI competencies.;8. Recommend at least three (3) leadership practices that Trader Joe?s could implement in order to increase the competitive edge of the organization. Provide a rationale for your response.;9. Use at least five (5) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.;Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements;? 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.;? 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;? Analyze the relationship between the basic organizational behavior models of individual, group, and organizational processes and the productivity of an organization.;? Explore how individual differences, personality traits, and perspectives impact the productivity of an organization.;? Use technology and information resources to research issues in organizational behavior.;? Write clearly and concisely about organizational behavior using proper writing mechanics.;Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric foundhere.;Assignment 2;Organizations to research;Write a three to four (5-6) page paper in which you;Provide a brief (one  paragraph) description of the organization you chose to research.;Examine the culture of the selected organization.;Explain how you determined that the selected organization showed the signs of the culture that you have identified.;Determine the factors that caused the organization to embody this particular culture.;Determine what type of leader would be best suited for this organization. Support your position.;Imagine that there is a decline in the demand of product(s) or services supplied by the selected organization. Determine what the change in culture would need to be in response to this situation.;Leadership Style: What Do People Do When They Are Leading?;Choose one (1) of the following CEOs for this assignment: Larry Page (Google), Tony Hsieh (Zappos), Gary Kelly (Southwest Airlines), Meg Whitman (Hewlett Packard), Ursula Burns (Xerox), Terri Kelly (W.L. Gore), Ellen Kullman (DuPont), or Bob McDonald (Procter & Gamble). Use the Internet to investigate the leadership style and effectiveness of the selected CEO.;Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you;1.Provide a brief (one  paragraph) background of the CEO.;2.Analyze the CEO?s leadership style and philosophy, and how the CEO?s leadership style aligns with the culture.;3.Examine the CEO?s personal and organizational values.;4.Evaluate how the values of the CEO are likely to influence ethical behavior within the organization.;5.Determine the CEO?s three (3) greatest strengths and three (3) greatest weaknesses.;6.Select the quality that you believe contributes most to this leader?s success. Support your reasoning.;7.Assess how communication and collaboration, and power and politics influence group (i.e., the organization?s) dynamics.;8.Use at least five (5) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
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