“Motivation refers to the degree of readiness of the organism to pursue some designated goal and implies the determination of the nature and locus of forces, comprising the degree of readiness”.
- Encyclopaedia of Management
(a) describe and discuss the definition above.
(b) Clearly describe Herzberg’s two factor theory of the motivation.
(c) How far do you agree with this theory?
(a) Clearly make a distinction between the terms ‘Training’ and ‘Development’.
(b) Choose any two training methods and describe under which circumstances they are more appropriate, their merits and demerits in organisation.
(a) What do you understand by the term group?
(b) What are the functions of a group?
(a) Outline the three major techniques of recruitment.
(b) Discuss the merits & demerits of any one method mentioned above.
(c) describe the 3 criteria below which the human resource manager has to take in consideration while selecting the right candidate
(i) Fit with the organisation
(ii) Functional & Team fit
(iii) Individual job criteria
(a) Elaborate on the many principles underlying performance management in organisation.