·         Workplace Emotions, Attitudes, and Stress

·         Employee Motivation: Foundations and Practices

After studying this week , students should be able to:

·         Describe the three key elements of motivation.

·         Compare the early theories of motivation.

·         Contrast the elements of self-determination theory and goal-setting theory.

·         Demonstrate the differences among self-efficacy theory, reinforcement theory, equity theory, and expectancy theory.

·         Identify the implications of employee job engagement for managers.

·         Describe how the contemporary theories of motivation complement one another.

·         Differentiate between emotions and moods.

·         Identify the sources of emotions and moods.

·         Show the impact emotional labor has on employees.

·         Describe affective events theory.

·         Describe emotional intelligence.

·         Identify strategies for emotional regulation.

·         Apply concepts about emotions and moods to specific OB issues.


Discussion: What are some early theories of motivation? How applicable are they today? What works for you and why?

2 pages.

APA style.

At least two references