Due Week 6, worth 175 points
As an MBA and leader, you must be able to present your management plans
and leadership strategies to inform stakeholders and gain buy-in. For this
assignment, you’ll practice this by developing a proposal for a professional
development training program. The program centers on motivational strategies
and how an emotional intelligence management approach would benefit
Continue with the same organization you selected in Assignment 1. Imagine
that the CEO has charged you, the task force leader, with researching emotional
intelligence (EI) in order to propose a professional development program.
Your proposal should detail how a new incentive program, based on an EI management
approach, will foster teamwork, strengthen interpersonal relationships,
enhance communication, and increase overall performance. You need to help
the CEO gain approval for this initiative. Your program’s proposal must include
supporting research concerning how motivational strategies enhance job satisfaction
and team output.
Prepare for this assignment by identifying the resources you’ll use to create
your proposal. You will need to provide at least two quality resources such as
the course textbook, company website, business websites (CNBC, Bloomberg,
etc.), resources from the Strayer Library, and/or outside sources.
Note: Wikipedia and web-based blogs do not qualify as credible resources.
Create a proposal (five to seven pages recommended) that includes the
1. EI and Motivation
Which of the EI building blocks would impact management’s ability to
enhance employee performance and job satisfaction? Based on your
research on motivational theory, describe how your task force would
utilize positive or negative reinforcement to influence the members of
the organization and resolve the issue. Provide examples to
support your solution.
2. EI and Social Skills and Decision Making
Explain how the core concepts of emotional intelligence would
enhance the social skills and the decision-making efficacy
of the management team.
3. Effective Teams
Describe the core attributes of an effective team and the strategies
you would implement to develop team dynamics that will benefit
4. Reward Systems
Create an effective reward system for this organization. Determine the
strategies you would incorporate to motivate your employees
and influence behavior.
5. Executive Summary
Prepare a one-page executive summary that you will present to the
CEO in an upcoming executive meeting. Note: An executive summary
is a condensed version of your full report. It should summarize briefly
all the main points in concise paragraphs. It should be written clearly
and should use language appropriate for the audience.
PROFESSIONAL AND APA FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS
Your assignment must follow these general APA formatting requirements:
Be typed (five to seven pages recommended, excluding cover and
reference pages), double-spaced, using Times New Roman font
(size 12) with one-inch margins on all sides
Include a References List
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the
student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date
Include in-text citations following APA style, using attributive tags
and signal verbs
Cite at least two credible sources