The best motivation theories are ones that can be applied to practical problems in work settings. Such a theory is job enrichment/job design. This motivation concept is described on pages 336 337 of your textbook, Principles of Management.
After reviewing this section, read and analyze this case study by Elizabeth Layman (2011), Job Redesign for Expanded HIM Functions. 2011 AHIMA Convention Proceedings.
Read and analyze the article. Answer the following questions:
How are the principles of goal setting applied in this case?
How are the principles of job enrichment applied in this case?
What were the outcomes of job enrichment in the HIS Departments?
What was the impact of job enrichment on motivation and communication in the HIS Departments?
Detail the answers to these questions in a three page (double-spaced) paper. You may look at other material on job design/job enrichment that is found on the Internet in formulating your answers to these questions.