“Motivation refers to the degree of readiness of an organism to pursue some designated goal and implies the determination of the nature and locus of the forces, including the degree of readiness”.
Encyclopaedia of Management
(a) Describe the definition above.
(b) Clearly describe Herzberg’s two factor theory of motivation.
(c) How far do you agree with this theory?
problem 2)(a) Distinguish between the terms ‘Training’ and ‘Development’.
(b) Select any two training methods and describe under which situations they are more suitable, their advantages and disadvantages in an organisation.
problem 3)(a) What is a group?
(b) What are the functions of a group?
problem 4)(a) Outline the major methods of recruitment.
(b) prepare down the advantages and disadvantages of any one method mentioned above.
(c) Describe the three criteria below that the human resource manager has to take into consideration while selecting the right candidate
(i) Fit with the organisation
(ii) Functional & Team fit
(iii) Individual job criteria
problem 5)(a) Elaborate on the different principles underlying performance management in the organisation.