Introduction to People, Organization and Management: Assignment Two
1. What is personality? And what relevance has this concept to understanding behaviour in the workplace?
2. “Learning is the process of acquiring knowledge through experience which leads to an enduring change in behaviour.” Explain this statement, showing how it relates to a learning theory that you have studied on this module and to your own approach to learning.
3. One way to understand different motivation theories is to interview your peers on what is important to them when choosing a job. Form a diverse study group, and discuss the following: How important is pay in choosing a job when you graduate? Is personal autonomy important in your work motivation? Explain your findings and discuss them in relation to appropriate motivation theory.
4. Choose FOUR barriers to communication and suggest, as a manager, how you might overcome such barriers