2 Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs – Starter: Fill in the levels of the hierarchy Esteem NeedsSafety NeedsSelf ActualisationSurvival NeedsSocial Needs
3 McGregor’s TheoryMcGregor looked at the way in which employers and employees traditionally viewed work – The employer paid the money and gave instructions, and the worker did the job without asking questions (THEORY X)
4 McGregor’s Theory X and Y Theory X workers:Don’t like workingDo as little as they can get away withDon’t like things to changeNeed to be told what to doCant be trusted to make a decisionAre only interested in MONEYMust be closely watchedCant be trusted or relied upon
5 McGregor's Theory y Theory Y workers: Enjoy their work Will work hard to get rewardsWant to see new things happeningWill work independentlyCan be trusted to make decisionsAre motivated by things other than moneyCan work unsupervised
6 Your TaskAs a manager you need to get an important order out quickly, by the end of this week at the latest!!!1) Outline how you would put this to the workers if you believed in Theory X (How are you going to convince workers to work quickly??)2) Outline how you would put this to the workers if you believed in Theory Y3)What are the three main differences in the two approaches4)Which theory would you personally support? State your reason as fully a possible
7 Completing the Questionnaire 1st: Answer the bottom half of the sheet. Put the Number 5 -1 (Scale at top of page) next to each statement. Then add up your score!!!2nd: Based on your observations on your work experience placement answer the top half of the sheet using the same scale.
8 ExtensionWhat motivational factors were used in your work experience placement?How successful were each of these?
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