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6.8: Discussion- Motivation in the Workplace

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  • In a meeting with members of Informational Systems operations area, you ask middle managers about the recent sub-par performance in the department and their thoughts about the reasons behind it. They state that their performance goals are set too high, with the vast majority of their employees missing their individual targets across the board.

    Discussion Prompt

    What is your experience with goals? How does goal setting influence your attitude and motivation?

    Grading

    Share your opinions below and respond to two of your classmates’ thoughts.

    Criteria Not Evident Developing Exemplary Points
    Submit your initial response 0 pts
    No post made
    2 pts
    Post is either late or off-topic
    5 pts
    Post is made on time and is focused on the prompt
    5 pts
    Respond to at least two peers’ presentations 0 pts
    No response to peers
    2 pts
    Responded to only one peer
    5 pts
    Responded to two peers
    5 pts
    Total: 10 pts

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    • Discussion: Motivation in the Workplace. Authored by: Robert Danielson. Provided by: Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution
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