# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Marketing, Advanced Task 688273200

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify strategies for motivating employees.

Definition

Identification should include methods such as
  • positive vs. negative motivation
  • rewarding employee loyalty
  • personal recognition
  • positive work environment
  • individual responsibility for and pride in product quality
  • monetary compensation
  • importance of leading by example
  • profit sharing/stock options
  • promoting from within
  • articulating a vision
  • speaking directly.

Process/Skill Questions

  • For what reasons do people work?
  • What motivational factors in the workplace are most effective? Why? What motivates you?
  • Is money always an effective motivator? Explain.
  • What are the consequences of a company failing to offer pay incentives?
  • Why would a company encourage creativity?
  • What is the difference between internal motivation and external motivation? What are the benefits of each?
  • How can employers motivate workers during a recession, when raises are not available?
  • Would you consider money to be a short- or long-term motivational tool? Explain.
  • What are the pros and cons of a company promoting from within?
  • How is the work environment related to employee motivation?
  • What are examples of negative motivation?
  • How do you build employee pride in the company/product?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Business Administration

Implement organizational skills to facilitate others' work efforts.

 

Implement teamwork techniques to accomplish goals.

 

Manage staff growth and development to increase productivity and employee satisfaction.

 

Use communication skills to influence others.