An organizational leader or manager in a global environment faces challenges every day that can potentially stifle the organization. One challenge faced by early twenty-first-century leaders and managers is outsourcing. Outsourcing has become a common practice that often produces quick short-term results, but at what cost? Hearing the words “outsourced” and “outsourcing” or living through an outsourcing process can demotivate employees. Ultimately, the organization may suffer.
Consider the aforementioned aspects, and using the module readings and the Argosy University online library resources, research ways to keep employees motivated during outsourcing.
- Describe three motivation theories (past or current).
- Select one motivational theory. Make an argument about how the selected motivational theory can support positive employee demeanor during an organizational change involving outsourcing.
Write your initial response in 300–500 words. Your response should be thorough and address all components of the discussion question in detail, include citations of all sources, where needed, according to the APA Style, and demonstrate accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation Use at least 3 references