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I am going to research in general Motivation. I will look at the theories of both Maslow and Taylor. Books and other such sources most easily explain Maslow's hierarchy of needs and Taylor's scientific management, so I will use this as one of my sources.

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Index * Page 1: Index * Page 2: Procedure * Page 3: Findings * Page 4: Findings * Page 5: Analysis * Page 6: My Plan * Page 7: My Plan * Page 8: Bibliography "My plan to have, happy motivated, successful staff" Author: David Love Completion for: 24/1/03 Procedure. I am going to research in general Motivation. I will look at the theories of both Maslow and Taylor. Books and other such sources most easily explain Maslow's hierarchy of needs and Taylor's scientific management, so I will use this as one of my sources. My primary research will come from working people who have experienced motivational tactics first hand. I will to come into contact with managers of well-motivated companies and find out how they motivate their staff. My secondary research will come from the Internet. I will use search engines to find what I am looking for. I will use certain keywords relevant to my topic. The keywords I will use will be along the lines of: Motivation, Maslow, Taylor and other things relevant to motivation. I will also generally browse around the subject and may stumble upon some useful information. I will pay close attention to the quality of information found on the Internet, as some of it is not very good. ...read more.

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This theory contradicts the X and Y theories and the theory of Maslow. Analysis From my primary research I have found that people are not easily motivated. There is not one clear path to follow in order to motivate all people. All people are DIFFERENT. They want good working conditions, good pay and an enjoyable job. They are different, but like to be treated as individuals. They need special attention so it is hard to find a motivational theory that is universal but to apply your own on people specifically rather than deploying the same tactic on all staff. I must locate the workers that need hard motivation, those that need soft and gentle motivation and then those who just need a little praise and encouragement. I must also adapt my plan for motivation very frequently In my personal opinion I believe that Maslow's theory of motivation. This is because Maslow's theory is adaptable. It involves a lot of assessment by the manager to concentrate on the need the worker is trying to fulfill and to help them to fulfill it. An example of this would be if a student just starting work, lots of tuition fees to pay off and loans taken would be less interested in money than that of a worker that had been with the firm 20 years would not be so interested in pay and more in the second two levels of Maslow's hierarchy. ...read more.

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This will make my workers feel happy to be employed here as they are being treated with respect and not with disrespect. The Christmas bonus will not be for all staff regardless of their effort. The bigger the effort the more they get at Christmas. * One thing that I will incorporate into my shop is a customer analysis box. There will be some kind of incentive to fill out the form like a gift voucher of some kind. The most sales, the best reviews and the most enthusiastic worker will receive a prize for each individual Month. The employee with the most after the whole year will receive a prize E.G a Christmas hamper. * The staff after a month trial run will receive a staff discount at our music shop. The staff discount will be 10%. The social room will contain a drinks machine, drinks chosen by the staff and it will be half price at our expense for worker. * Promotion will be a very delicate factor as it is hard to promote someone inside a small business. After a while the store will have grown and promotion will be easier. There will be a hierarchy the first will be trainee, junior assistant, senior assistant, supervisor then manager. Promotion can only occur up one and in an over a minimum of 4 months. ...read more.

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