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MOTIVATION & COMPENSATION CHART ASSIGNMENT

___________________________________________ _____________ Student’s Name Date Submitted

Congratulations – you are the Director of HR. Review these employee issues and complete the table to prepare for action.

Employee Issue

Federal laws to consider when handling this situation

Motivational theory/theories to consider when addressing the issue – explain.

Recommendations for compensation and benefit options that could be used as motivators/solutions.

Carrie is applying for a promotion at her college for which she is fully qualified. She has been offered the job with a starting salary of $80,000, which is the entry level starting salary for the position. She knows quite well that the last person who had the job, Chuck, was also promoted internally and was offered a starting salary at the mid-point – $100,000. (This is a community college where salary information is public.) Carrie wants to accept but knowing this information is unhappy and is at your door.

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Employee Issue

Federal laws to consider when handling this situation

Motivational theory/theories to consider when addressing the issue – explain.

Recommendations for compensation and benefit options that could be used as motivators/solutions.

Derrick works as an hourly picker and packer in the warehouse of a small, start-up web-based pharmaceutical/drug store company. Lately, there has been little to no money for new safety equipment or maintenance for the fork lifts. He has been working very long hours and recently witnessed an accident which caused his friend, his supervisor, to go to the hospital. He has been doing his job and supervising other employees. He is feeling tired and discouraged and wants to know what your plan is for his future.

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Employee Issue

Federal laws to consider when handling this situation

Motivational theory/theories to consider when addressing the issue – explain.

Recommendations for compensation and benefit options that could be used as motivators/solutions.

Mara is the best administrative assistant that this company has ever seen. She has been with you for five years. Now pregnant with her third child, she is struggling to get to work on time and to stay past her normally scheduled hours. When she had only one child, she would work all of the extra hours that “just happened” on a regular basis. The work is piling up and her boss is thinking about taking disciplinary action. Mara is worried that she will be fired and wants to discuss her situation with you.


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