You work in the HR department of a nationwide department store chain. Normally, you work as a…
You work in the HR department of a nationwide department store chain. Normally, you work as a recruiter, but since the start of the most recent hiring freeze, you are assigned to help produce a case study review. Your first meeting on the report is with the HR Director, the VP of Sales, and an internal project manager.
This group will soon be making recommendations to the board of directors about ideas for the new employee motivation program. They ask you to do some academic research and produce a report that will help them prepare for their meeting. They tell you that the department store has found the average ages of both the employees and customers are steadily rising. “Most people on the sales floor are late 40s or early 60s,” says the VP of Sales, “I just need to know how to motivate them,” he says. As the meeting comes to a close, your HR director hands you a sheet of paper with instructions and a list of academic journals.
Review articles from at least 2 different journals on the list below. Choose information from these sources to help prepare your organization to motivate the aging workforce. Summarize at least 2 articles, and consider one or more of the following topics discussed in the meeting about this specialized workforce:
- What motivation factors are most likely to make an impact?
- What types of stress might they face?
- How would they best learn and set goals?
Use only journals from the list below. Format your paper and references using APA style. Page length is 2–3 pages plus cover page and references page.
Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Group and Organization Studies, Human Resource Management, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Occupational Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.
- Posted: 4 years ago
- Due: 25/01/2016
- Budget: $20