Wgu Jft2 Task 1 Essay

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Task 1- Organizational Management A1. Bill Bailey Adam’s Equity Theory is a model of motivation which basically states that employees will perform at a more productive rate if they feel that they are being treated fairly (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2010). Equity is achieved when a worker perceives their reward for their amount of work to be equal to that of a relevant worker. Negative inequity is perceived by the employee when the relevant worker receives greater rewards for the same amount of work. Positive inequity is perceived by the employee when the relevant worker receives fewer rewards for the same amount of work (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2010). Bill Bailey is opposing the merger of his opera with the Utah Symphony for numerous…show more content…
Anne Ewers has been selected as the CEO of the symphony/opera merger and will be facilitating negotiation procedures. It should be explained to Mrs. Abravanel that all parties are committed to this endeavor. Even individuals such Bill Bailey, who is skeptical of the merger, have agreed to move forward and investigate the potential benefits for each organization. All parties involved seem to realize that the financial stability of the opera could save the symphony while increasing the exposure of the opera. All should go well and both parties will prosper from the agreement. A3. Power There are two different types of power. Socialized power is directed at helping others while personalized power is directed at helping oneself (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2010). There are also five bases of power (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2010). Reward Power – Obtaining compliance through promised or actual rewards. Coercive Power - Obtaining compliance through threatened or actual punishment. Legitimate Power - Is the same as positional power - obtaining compliance through formal authority. Positional power is external to you. It is your important job title, college degree, etc. It can be taken away from you. Expert Power – Obtaining compliance through one’s knowledge or information. Managers generally have this power since they tend to have information that their employees don’t. Referent

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