Read/review the following resources for this activity:
- Textbook: Chapters 8 and 9
- Minimum of 1 scholarly source
Issues with morale at the workplace are common in many industries. Often, these problems can be overcome by managers employing a specific motivational strategy to help improve morale.
Find an example of a workplace suffering from motivational issues (either a personal example or a case study that you research). Determine the best motivational strategy to apply to the problem. The paper should be written in essay form but should answer at minimum the following questions.
- What is the specific problem affecting workplace morale?
- What specific motivational strategy can be used to solve the problem?
- Why is this the best motivational strategy to use in this situation?
Writing Requirements (APA format)
- Length: 1.5-2 pages (not including title page or references page)
- 1-inch margins
- Double spaced
- 12-point Times New Roman font
- Title page
- References page (minimum of 1 scholarly source)
This activity will be graded based on the Week 6 Assignment Rubric.
Week 6 Assignment: Motivational Strategies
Employee indicator is one of the indicators of nurse performance. It influences the nurses’ commitment to the organization, their professional practice, and patient care (Hazanov et al., 2020). Additionally, there is a strong correlation between nurse morale and their respective job satisfaction and intent to stay in an agency. In some cases, a poor work environment can impair nurse morale.
It is not uncommon for healthcare organizations to have a poor work environment. Herein, nurses are required to work for significantly long hours, are overwhelmed with workload, experience numerous burnouts, are not engaged, and are subjected to incivility (Hazanov et al., 2020). Some organizations fail to protect nurses from incivility such as workplace violence and bullying, which have a negative impact on nurse morale. Nurses working in such environments often feel undervalued and neglected as employees.
In addressing the impact of a poor work environment on nurse morale, I would recommend integration of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Maslow’s theory posits that employees have needs. The theory classifies these needs into five levels: physiologic, safety, love and belong, self-esteem, and self-actualization needs (Hazanov et al., 2020). Upon the fulfillment of one need, the individual’s attention and desires shift to the sequential need. That is, they can only be satisfied starting from the first level and progressively until the last level. Maslow believed………..Please click the icon below to purchase full answer at only $10