Teamwork and Motivation
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
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.