Symposium 2 Motivation Theories
You may either watch the video or read the transcript as you prefer and then answer the questions below.
While the above tends to suggest that the new generation is very different from the previous generations in their behaviours and expectations in the workplace, some may think otherwise, especially when taking a longer term perspective. What are your experiences working with the Millennials? Are you aware of any HR policies in your organization that cater towards this generation? If so, how effective are they? Discuss what you think organizations can do to motivate this generation, with reference made to the motivation theories learned.
How do you see unions role in employee motivation? If your organization is not in a union setting or if you know very little about unions, take a quick look at Chapter 10 of the textbook to enable you to answer this question in a general way.