LDR504 Week 2 Discussion and Research Paper

LDR504 Week 2 Discussion and Research paper

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In this module you will complete the following:

  • Your discussion post, including your responses to your classmates must be substantial and rich in content (A minimum of 250 words is substantial).
  • Posts like “I agree with that” or “that is right” are not substantial and points will be deducted for those types of responses.
  • You are required to include a minimum of 3 peer reviewed references for your initial post.
  • Your initial post must be posted no later than Wednesday of each week.
  • You must have a minimum of 2 additional response posts to your classmates spread throughout the week.
  • You must have a minimum of 3 posts which includes your initial post, spread over a minimum of 3 days.

 

Discussion Question: Explain what theory X and theory Y is and answer the question about Joe.  Joe thinks that his workers hate their job and only come to work to earn their paychecks. However, he is satisfied with their creativity and imagination when they work on projects. Is Joe a typical Theory X manager? Please explain your answer in detail.

Week 2 Assignment

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In this module you will complete the following:

Note:  It is recommended that students conduct the proper research via the online library, and its databases as your references must be peer-reviewed and no older than 5 years. If you need help with APA format or writing a master level paper, please contact the Writing Studio.

 

Research Paper

Instructions: Theory X and Y developed by Dr. Douglas McGregor in the 1960s is a very well-known theory in motivation theory.  In the 80s another scholar by the name of Dr. William Ouchi’s developed another motivational theory called theory Z.  What is theory Z and what is its focus?  Do you think this theory is more effective than McGregor’s theory X and Y?

  • Your paper must be in APA format.  A sample APA packet is located under the Get Started tab.
  • If you need help with APA format or writing a master level paper, please contact the Writing Studio.
  • You must include a minimum of 4 peer reviewed references.
  • Your paper must be no less than 3 pages long (your cover page and reference page are not included in these 3 pages).
  • Submit your assignment by 11:59 PM on Sunday or it is considered late.
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