Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions with your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
After gaining a deeper understanding of your own leadership and communication style, it is time to turn your focus outward to your team. To keep your team performing at a high level, it is first assumed that you have taken them through the stages of building a team: forming, storming, norming, and performing. In this Discussion Board, you will explore what you believe are the goals of motivation, some of the theories driving motivation, and what instrument you might use to measure how each project team individual is motivated.
The following Discussion Board research will assist you in determining what each of these dimensions means. Research at least 2 sources (which may include your textbook) to support your response.
- Name and describe the 5 most important goals for motivating your project team, because these will be incorporated in your overall motivation strategy plan.
- There are many theories, including what is mentioned in your textbook, for motivating individuals. Select 3 of them to compare and contrast.
- Research and select 1 online assessment tool for testing motivational behavior.
Include an introduction and conclusion to this topic. Be sure to include your references and citations, and format your submission in APA format.