Btec Hn

BTEC HN in Business [Organizations and Behaviour]
Unit 3:   Organizations and Behaviour
Unit Code: H/601/0551

Assignment Title: Understand ways of using motivational theories in organisations

Assignment 3 –


A company which is expanding rapidly is facing leadership crisis and employees motivation level is continuously falling due to it. The strategic management has decided to understand in detail the issue and have hired you to provide an insight into the issue:

Task 1

3.1 Discuss the impact that different leadership styles may have on motivation in organisations in periods of change
            [Format: Leadership: leadership in organisations; managers and leaders; leadership traits; management style; contingency approach; leadership and organisational culture]

3.2 Compare the application of different motivational theories within the workplace
          [Format: Motivation theories: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs; Herzberg’s Motivation – Hygiene theory; McGregor’s Theory X and Y; Vroom and Expectancy theories; Maccoby, McCrae and Costa – personality dimensions]

(This provides evidence for outcome LO3 – assessment criteria 3.1, and 3.2)


As a researcher of the subject of interest “Organization Behaviour”, you have compiled a report on Motivation theories and their useful application in practical world. Now you have been asked to present the report in front of an audience with the following topic:

Task 2

3.3 Evaluate the usefulness of a motivation theory for managers
          [Format: Motivation and performance: rewards and incentives; motivation and managers; monetary and non-monetary rewards]

(This provides evidence to LO3   – assessment criteria 3.3)

Assignment 3: HN Business

Unit 3: – Organizations and Behavior

Outcome(s)/criteria: Possible evidence Feedback


LO3 Understand ways of using motivational theories in organisations

3.1 Discuss the impact that...