Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Office Space

SMO 301 - Group Presentation
by

R Fed

on 1 December 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Office Space

Office Space
Conflict Handling Styles
Conclusion
If you don't do these things, your organization will go up in flames!


Theories of Motivation
Needs-based theories
E.g., Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
Process Theories
E.g., Expectancy theory
Provides a simple framework
Good in a situation where we truly know what person is thinking!
Expectancy Theory
Expectancy

Instrumentality
Valence
Does Peter think that working harder will result in him doing a better job?
Does Peter believe that doing a better job will result in receiving rewards?
Does Peter value the potential rewards?
Designing a Motivating Work Environment
Job Design


Goal Setting
Performance Appraisals
Performance Incentives
Reward systems that tie pay to performance
For example:
Piece rate incentives
Stock options
Ways to Increase Motivation...
Relate rewards to performance
Increase valence
Make sure Peter knows how the new reward system works
'Happy Friday' when the week's quotas are met
Additional pay for every unit above quota
Find out what Peter values
Power
"The ability to influence the behaviour of others to get what you want."
Abusing Power
The ability for someone to abuse their power can be due to many reasons. Two reasons that exist within Initech include:
1. Conformity:
2. Dependency
the tendency for people to behave consistently with social norms
People want to fit in. Be liked. Avoid conflict!
the more a person depends on you, the more power you have
Dependency & Power
An employee with all 3 of these traits is
indispensable
Sources of Power
Balance of Power in the Workplace
Encourage individuality (decrease conformity)
Too much power can result in 'corruption'
Decrease your dependency by acquiring skills that are:
Scare
Important
Not easily substituted
Use your power ethically and to positively influence your work environment
Offer him a choice between multiple rewards
Causes of Conflict
Avoidance
Like to avoid confrontation
Believe that the conflict will work itself out naturally.
Only solves the problem from their end (management)
Need for Power: Wanting to Influence others and control their environment

Process theories
Goal Setting
Rani Fedoruk
Sam Stevens
Alex Kelly
Erin Wyllie
Conflict
"A process that involves people
disagreeing. "
Conflict-Power Spectrum
Increased
stress
and
anxiety
=decreased productivity and creativity

Feelings of being
defeated

= lowers individuals’ morale and may increase turnover

A climate of
mistrust

= hinders the teamwork and cooperation necessary to get work done

Negative Outcomes of Conflict
Full transcript