Punishment Versus Positive Management Techniques

Assignment 1: Discussion—Punishment Versus Positive Management Techniques

Identifying good motivational techniques for use in the workplace is a crucial component of effective management. In this assignment, you will examine differences in management using techniques of punishment and positive techniques.

Research punishment used as a motivation technique using your textbook and the Argosy University online library resources.

Using an example from your professional or personal life, describe a situation where punishment was used as a motivation technique.

Answer the following:

  • Can punishment be used as an effective form of motivation in the workplace? Why or why not?
  • Where and when is it appropriate to use punishment as a motivational tactic?

Give reasons in support of your assertions.

Write your initial response in 1–2 paragraphs. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.

 

Last Updated on January 19, 2018