Kaplan University Unit 9 Positive Effect Workplace Attitudes Discussion
Address the topic: Using the Integrated Model of Work Motivation Figure 12.1 (Latham, 2011), describe specific practices that may or may not have a positive effect on workplace attitudes, motivation, and job satisfaction. Evaluate the possible directions for future directions and potential of leadership practices for positive workplace attitudes, motivation, and job satisfaction within the current workplace. What are the key elements of motivation from your Reading that need to be defined (Macey, Schneider, Barbera, & Young, 2009)?
Latham (2011), and Part III – Future Directions and Potential Misdirection: Chapter 12: “Boundaryless Psychology”
Chapter 12 highlights some of the future directions and possible misdirection’s that I/O psychologists might take in research and practice. The notion of knowledge diffusion and dissemination in the area of workplace motivation is emphasized for the I/O psychologist.
Macey, Schneider, Barbera, & Young (2009), Chapter 7: “Talking Points Introducing or Rethinking Engagement in Your Organization”
This chapter presents the practical talking points important for I/O psychologists in their presentations about workplace motivation efforts. Oftentimes, the use of the terms “motivation” and “engagement” results in resistance among leaders and managers in the workplace. Thus the uses of talking points as well as reframed concepts are suggested.