HC1052: herzberg's motivation theory
HC1052 – Individual Assignment Advice Semester T2.2012 • Students are required to write an Article Critique of 1,500 words • DUE DATE: This assignment must be submitted no later than 5pm on Friday in Week 10 (Friday 28th September) • The article that you must read and critically assess is: o Does Herzberg’s motivation theory have staying power, Bassett-Jones, N & Lloyd, G, The Journal of Management Development, 2005, vol 24, 10 ABI/INFORM Global, pg 929 o This article has been posted to Blackboard o See ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR (HC1052M_T2_2012) > LECTURE MATERIAL > ADDITIONAL READINGS > ARTICLES • The Article Critique should be: o Written in standard essay format o Be typed or word processed in Arial 12pt font with 1.5 line spacing • The Article Critique that you write must: o Identify a relevant Thesis Statement from the article o Identify the strengths and weaknesses of the article based on the thesis statement o Provide your own viewpoint, and clearly state whether you agree or disagree with the thesis statement, and provide evidence and research to support your case. o Your Article Critique must also include additional evidence and research from other academic sources (at least 3) to support your argument and point of view. o Show use and understanding of class concepts learned in class that relate to the subject of the article o Provide a solid conclusion to your essay IMPORTANT NOTE: This assignment is NOT just a summary of the article. It is a critique to show that you understand what the author is trying to convey and that you can show your own critical analysis and assessment of the arguments both for and against, as well as provide evidence to support your own opinion on the subject. HC1052 – Individual Assignment Advice Semester T2.2012 To complete this Article Critique a suggested approach might be: 1. Read the article and identify a relevant thesis statement(s) 2. Read the article and identify key points the author is making that both support and...