Refer to Job Characteristic Model: Basic dimensions of jobs and their relationship to psychological states and work outcomes. Using your own job experience:
(i) Illustrate the Critical Psychological States.
(ii) Identify and describe the Core Job Dimensions.
(iii) Discuss and illustrate the Outcomes.
(iv) Illustrate the role of Moderators.
(a) Define motivation, and describe in your own words the concepts which are underlined in the definition.
(b) Using a concrete instance, describe the significance of each of the concepts and discuss how they contribute in the motivation of individual employees.
Motivation theories can assist managers in their day-to-day dealings with employees through the application of these theories.
Describe how, this can be made possible through:
(i) Management by Objectives.
(ii) Employee Recognition Programmes.
(a) What do you understand by the term group dynamics?
(b) Identify and describe the major constituents of this procedure.
(c) What are the characteristics of effective groups in relation to the aspects you have described?
(i) Taking you as an instance, discuss why people join groups.
(ii) Describe how the group has helped you, as an individual, as a member of group, and as a member of an organisation.
(a) Define leadership, and illustrate two of the leadership theories best known to you.
(b) As a manager, which leadership style do you use with your subordinates? describe the disadvantages or advantages of this style.