1. You are a trainer who is explaining expectancy theory to a group of managers so they can better understand and deal with employee motivation problems. One of the managers remarks, “I don’t have time for this theory stuff. I want real world training that helps me in my job.” How would you respond to this manager trainee? What is your rationale for your response?Your essay response must be a minimum of 200 words in length.
2. Refer to the case analysis in the textbook on pages 86-88. Explain Rick’s ability to “fit in” using the social learning theory. Where did the breakdowns occur?Your essay response must be a minimum of 200 words in length.
Blanchard, P. N., & Thacker, J. W. (2013). Effective training: Systems, strategies, and practices (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.