BUSN412 Course Discussions Week 5

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BUSN412 Course Discussions Week 5
Behavioral control is gaining support as many organizations seek to align the entire organization…

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BUSN412 Course Discussions Week 5

BUSN412 Course Discussions Week 5

All Students Posts 45 Pages 

Motivation – 23 Pages 

Please review the following link: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/dan_pink_on_motivation.html and comment on it. In the lecture we learned that “Behavioral control is gaining support as many organizations seek to align the entire organization to deliver coherent, coordinated strategies.” How is behavioral control impacted by motivational approaches such as the one in the video? What motivational approaches are you aware of that have been either very effective or ineffective? What approach works best for you: carrot and sticks or a ROWE environment?

Behavioral control is impacted by incentives within an organization. What is the reward for work efforts and its final product? Employees who receive high rewards for missions create a mindset of receiving high rewards without the concern of great quality at the end of a project. Employees must be under an environment that brings out their utmost potential. Productivity grows and worker relationships strengthen and turnover is diminished. Employees get a broader perspective of what is necessary for each tasks with the correct motivational approach…

Jamba Juice – 22 Pages 

Read the Jamba Juice Case Study (C30) and comment on the case. What did you learn from reading this case? If you have been a customer of Jamba Juice, please share your experience and opinion of their franchises? What do you think of using a franchise strategy to grow a business such as Jamba Juice?  Are all franchises alike?

When I want a smoothie I don’t go to Jamba Juice. Not because I don’t like their products but because I always forget about them. We have one nearby, but it is kind of hidden on the side of a strip mall. I read the case and I feel bad for them.  They are really trying to do something to help attract people to their stores. The couple of times I went there I thought their menu was too extensive and they should have fewer choices. I got a little flustered trying to figure out what to order. The service was good though and the employees are always helpful in helping me decide what to order….