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.