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MQM 221 Notes

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These are a notes from the cases we discussed the week before spring break as well as this past week.
Organizational Behavior and Administration Resources
Yongmei Lie
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jessie Frank on Sunday March 20, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to MQM 221 at Illinois State University taught by Yongmei Lie in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 15 views. For similar materials see Organizational Behavior and Administration Resources in Business, management at Illinois State University.


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Date Created: 03/20/16
MQM 221 Lui  Tuesday, March 1, 2016 Case 5.1  E­to­P should be the same throughout the high level and the low level.  Case 5.2 Thursday, March 3, 2016 Looking at the list given, what 5 things drive your motivation to work?  1. The type of work that you do 2. Working in an environment where you can provide good service to others  3. Work­life balance 4. Base pay  5. Long­term career potential  “Money is probably the most emotionally meaningful object in contemporary life: only food  and sex are its close competitors as common carriers of such strong and diverse feelings,  significance, and strivings.”  ­ Money provides you a sense of security.  ­ Allows you to support yourself and your family.  Money means different things to different people:  Symbol of success  Reinforce and motivator MQM 221 Lui   Reflection of performance  Source of less/more anxiety  Money is an important motivator.  Is there a positive correlation between what people make and their happiness?   Yes, but there is a line that is drawn where it no longer matters.  Once people get into the  middle class, making about $70,000 a year, it does not matter anymore.   Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Chapter 6 – Job Design Job Design   Assigning tasks to a job, including the interdependency of those tasks with other jobs Job Specialization   Dividing work into separate jobs, each with a subset of tasks required to complete the  product/service  Scientific Management Approach – employees are doing the same job over and over  again therefore they will get better at it.  Video – “Organization ‘Work Control’”  The assembly line.    Each employee specializes in a specific job.    The time taken to build each car decreased by 1.5 hours at Ford.  MQM 221 Lui   The workers are there to do whatever the managers want them to do. 


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