Motivation practices and applications influence processes such as leadership, power and politics and communication affecting the organizational outcomes. Organizational outcomes such as individual performance, job satisfaction, team performance affect the organizational goals. The organization goals are affected by the entire process on how organizational behavior is handled in the entire organization.

Unit Learning Outcomes

ULO 1: Analyze the concept of intrinsic motivation and its primary determinants. (CLO 1 & 3)
ULO 2: Evaluate the various types of extrinsic rewards. (CLO 4)

Directions

Mini-case studies: The students are expected to answer the questions associated with the case. These questions are intended to elicit thoughtful reactions to contemporary organizational behavior initiatives and challenges. The students are expected to carefully read the assignment instructions, then thoroughly and explicitly address each component of the corresponding case study questions.

The responses should reflect higher level cognitive processing (analysis, synthesis, and evaluation), which is essential for someone in any industry, as diversity decisions affect all levels and stakeholders within the organization and in the external marketplace.

There is no minimum number of references that need to be utilized to support the completion of this assignment; however, it is generally understood that any good case study analysis will incorporate the appropriate quality and quantity of scholarly sources to support any suppositions and recommendations.

The submission will not exceed four (4) pages in length, excluding the title and references pages.

The document must adhere to the APA writing style.

The document should be prepared as a Microsoft Word file.

Case Study 2

Read the case study 6.1 Netflix in your text.

Intrinsic Motivation

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/05/being-a-go-getter-is-no-fun/393863/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

“New research suggests that competent employees are assigned more work—but they don’t always like it.”

Answer the case questions in a written APA paper format

1. How does Netflix use intrinsic motivation to support its HR practices?

2. Why would a creative firm choose to use intrinsic motivation where an industrial firm would probably choose to use extrinsic rewards?

3.Explain the appeal of nontraditional work schedules and how Netflix has chosen to implement them?

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