Week 4 Discussion

Please respond to each question.

Part A: Motivation and Rewards

First, explain why it is important to understand what motivates employees. Then, refer back to lesson 7 (slide 8) and discuss one theory of job dissatisfaction that you believe best applies to the understanding of motivation in the contemporary workplace. Finally, discuss why organizations provide both monetary and non-monetary rewards to employees. Share your thoughts, and use the articles and resources provided to support your ideas.

Part B: Compensation and Retention

Discuss your perspective on the connection between compensation and retention. What other factors might impact retention? What do you believe are the most important retention factors? Share your thoughts, and use the articles and resources provided to support your ideas.

Please use at least 2 resources

Please respond to two colleagues