Master of human resources

Motivational theories that can be chosen are:
• Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
• McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y
• Hertzberg’s Two-factor theory
• McClelland’s Three Needs theory
• Goal setting theory
• Job design theory
• Equity theory
• Expectancy theory
Assessment #1 – Minor essay (Graded)
This is an individual piece of work

• You will select two motivational theories from the list available on the course web page and undertake a literature review.
• You must identify the following in your review
• History of each theory
• Advantages and disadvantages of each theory
• Comparison of theories
• Application of one theory to a workplace situation. This can be from personal experience or related to a current media story.