Motivation in Action: Case Study Analysis [WLO: 3] [CLO: 1] Prior to beginning work on this assignment, review the following: The feedback fallacy Emotional responses to performance appraisal feedback: Implications for organizations. Motivation in action: Case study examples Performance review: Code red—Performance review classics Conducting Performance Reviews? Get Out the Tissues This assignment requires you to watch Motivation in action: Case study examples. This video presents four workplace cases. In each case, you will see an employee suffering from a motivation problem in the workplace. It will be your task to identify the root cause(s) of demotivation for each case. Consider individual motivations, job design, goals, involvement, pay structure, and rewards systems. While you may readily identify causes, keep in mind that this is a scholarly analysis. It will be important for you to be able to explain your analysis in terms of the motivation theories and related materials that you have covered in class. After watching the cases, you will write your analysis in a paper. In your paper, Write an introduction that addresses motivation in the workplace. Describe each of the four cases. Identify the potential root cause(s) for each case. Consider individual motivations, job design, goals, involvement, pay structure, and rewards systems. Discuss how you would use feedback to address the issues. The Motivation in Action: Case Study Analysis Paper Must be six to eight double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA Style (Links to an external site.) as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA Formatting for Microsoft Word (Links to an external site.). Must include a separate title page with the following: Title of paper in bold font Space should appear between the title and the rest of the information on the title page. Student’s name Name of institution (University of Arizona Global Campus) Course name and number Instructor’s name Due date Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice (Links to an external site.) resource for additional guidance. Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper. For assistance on writing Introductions & Conclusions (Links to an external site.) as well as Writing a Thesis Statement (Links to an external site.), refer to the Writing Center resources. Must use at least one scholarly source in addition to the assigned weekly reading. The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for this assignment. To assist you in completing the research required for this assignment, view The University of Arizona Global Campus Library Quick ‘n’ Dirty (Links to an external site.) tutorial, which introduces the University of Arizona Global Campus Library and the research process, and provides some library search tips.