Category Archives: Motivation

Mini Lesson: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in the Workplace

This mini-lesson focuses on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, a theory that can be used to understand employee motivation and its effect in the workplace. This mini-lesson can be incorporated into a larger lesson plan on motivation in the workplace, which could focus on a variety of theories that can be used to assess employees in different organizations. The PPT included… Read more »

Work Motivation Lesson Plan

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Here is a lesson plan primarily focused on different theories of work motivation. Note that it is designed for a double class period (150 minutes) Work Motivation Lesson Plan There are two mini-lessons associated with this lesson plan. The first mini-lesson explores expectancy (VIE) theory. After watching a video in which a manager gives a goal to his employees, students discuss… Read more »