Contrasting Motivational Theories

Document Type:Research Paper

Subject Area:Psychology

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This view implies that Theory X individuals need to be punished for them to get to work. Taylor et al. (2014) say that Theory X persons do not like responsibility and that they always seek security above other things. Thus, an organization with Theory X persons leaves the manager with the responsibility of controlling and coercing them to work since they cannot deliver on their own. Conversely, the simplicity of Theory Y involves individuals who are free to work with minimum or no supervision. Additionally, relatedness refers to the universal need to interact and get connected to the experience of caring for other persons (Taylor et al. Other than that, autonomy refers to the act of the universality of moral agents to act harmoniously and show compassion for others.

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The self-determination theory is grouped into two distinct group of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in which the intrinsic motivation is characterized by doing an act or getting involved mainly for enjoyment. Conversely, for extrinsic self-determination theory of motivation is a motivation that makes an individual to accomplish a task for the primary purpose of getting rewarded. Similarly, Taylor et al. This approach reduced the time wasted to receive the assemblies while increasing the assembly time per each car which later translates to higher productivity and higher profits. A team approach to the modern manufacturing like Tesla or Toyota The contemporary method of team manufacturing in Tesla is a manufacturing approach in which every employee has a responsibility for quality manufacturing as well as towards the success of an entity.

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Tesla’s model 3 uses the team approach in their manufacturing activities in which responsibility of the company’s success is bestowed upon every employee (Simon, 2018). As applied by Tesla in their manufacturing processes, this approach has enabled the organization to focus on the higher quality of products as well as getting a combination of ideas from a large pool of employees. Consequently, Tesla has been able to get higher outcomes, higher efficiency, greater effectiveness, and sensible ideas among other benefits (Simon, 2018). B. , & Simpson, T. W. Henry Ford and the Model T: lessons for product platforming and mass customization. In ASME 2008 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (pp. lean. org/LeanPost/Posting. cfm?LeanPostId=581. [Accessed on September 17, 2018).

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