Watch the video Employee Motivation: Equity Theory (8:16 min).Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2p_4C0Mzne4
After watching the video and studying Chapter 13, respond to the following questions in essay format.
Your essay must include an introduction, body, and conclusion, and address all relevant parts of each question. Make sure to cite any references you use. Proper citation format for a reference includes the name of the author(s), the title of the work, the date of the publication, and the page number.
Video Analysis Essay Questions
Provide an overall summary of the video. Based on the details in the textbook and video, explain Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Which needs in the hierarchy are most important to employee motivation, and how can managers use this information to develop a highly motivated workforce? Provide details to support your response.
Based on the details provided in the video and the textbook, what is equity theory? How might equity theory affect an individual’s perspective of the work he or she does and how the employee is rewarded? Provide details to support your response.