Written Assignment Unit 3 BUS 5113

The Employee Component dominated various studies on organizational behavior. Of note are these important theories that affect motivation:

  • Maslows Hierarchy of Needs
  • Herzbergs Motivator-Hygiene Theory
  • McClellands Learned Needs Theory
  • McGregors Theory X and Theory Y
  • Adams Equity Theory
  • Vrooms Expectancy Theory
  • Skinners Reinforcement Theory 

Select 3 theories and explain how they have increased our understanding of motivation. Compare and contrast their influences on human motivation in the contemporary work setting, Then, choose one theory that best applies to your own personal and developmental journey. 

Submit a 2-3 page paper (no more than 3 pages), exclusive of the cover page and the reference page. The paper should be double-spaced in Times New Roman font (or its equivalent), which is no greater than 12 points in size. The paper should cite at least 2 sources in APA format. The paper should be well-written. Check all content for grammar, spelling, and construction.

Be sure to use APA formatting in your paper.  Purdue Universitys Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a free website that provides excellent information and resources for understanding and using the APA format and style. The OWL website can be accessed here: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_style_introduction.html 

Papers will be assessed using the  rubric attached below