As part of this assignment, you will create a mind map showing how each theory develops and overlaps within your work environment. If the concept of a mind map is new to you, start your research of mind maps at the Buzan Center. That website features a 5:39 minute that provides a good introduction to mind mapping.
There are several companies that offer a trial version of mind mapping software such as Inspiration Software. However, you should use Microsoft Word for this assignment. See Action Item #3.
Write a 1-2 page paper comparing and contrasting three theories of motivation discussed in this module: Maslow, McClelland and Herzberg. Review this Sample APA formatted paper that you may use as a template.
Give an example of each within your work context.
Add a one-page mind map to your paper, showing how each theory develops and overlaps within your work environment. IMPORTANT NOTE: For this assignment, please use Microsoft Word to create your mind map. Click on this Mind Maps Hints information sheet for instructions on using Microsoft Word to create a mind map. Click here to watch a tutorial on using the Microsoft Word drawing tools.
Notes for all paper assignments in this course:
Open the paper with an introductory paragraph and close with a summary paragraph.
The paper length stated in the Action Items does not include the cover page, the References page, or any other pages you are asked to attach. Those pages are in addition to the page length stated.