Let1 Task 317.1.1-06

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In given situation the audio company is not increasing the performance of its employees in key areas. It appears that the expectancy theory of motivation is not fully understood by the leaders of said company. The company is striving for high volume and high quality at the same time although this is often difficult for companies to achieve in a short period of time, it is obtainable. The said company can improve the performance of its employees by fully understanding and applying the expectancy theory of motivation. There are three key elements of this theory and are as follows:
1. Expectancy, the thought or belief that an individual’s direct effort will attain goals and desired performance.
2. Instrumentally, is the thought that once the goal or performance is met that there will be a direct and applicable reward for such effort.
3. Valence, is the thought that the value of said reward for performance, or acquired goal, will directly meet the needs and desires of the individual putting forth the effort to meet said goals.
The said company can apply this theory in the following manner to increase not only production but employee morale.
1. Train the supervisors and ensure they are fully aware of how the theory works, and teach them to implement the theory and integrate into the current work force effectively. It is my belief that all supervisors also must be held the same theory. Upper management needs to ensure that they are effectively teaching and also have directly proportionate rewards for the supervisors when the successfully motivate their team to meet the goals set forth by the company itself. It is recommended that the rewards be proportionate to their needs as well or they cannot effectively motivate their employees.
2. By the given information Supervisor A and or his direct management is not giving clear direction to the employees. The employees feel…...

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