Read the case study here: Case Study 1 – Socialcure.pdf
Questions (approx. 700 words as a rough guideline, quality beats quantity); review chapters 7 and 8 (slides, textbook, recordings to answer the questions). Max. 10 points.
1. Conduct (brief) research on the effectiveness of non-financial rewards at work on job performance. Which types of non-financial rewards were found to be effective in organizational practice? You can search for scholarly papers and/or practitioners’ reports and surveys (important: cite the references in-text and at the end of the assignment; please search for at least 2 references!) (2 points)
2) Explain the employee attitude survey results and the low employee engagement at Socialcure. In your opinion, can the management of non-financial rewards work in a large company like Socialcure help to foster employee engagement? What are possible pros and cons? (2 Points)
3): Review self-efficacy theory. Why have the HAs become motivated? Answer this question via the 4 different dimensions of self-efficacy. (2 points)
4) How can you explain the changing behavior of the HA group over time? Use Equity Theory and Self-Determination Theory to explain the findings. (How) would you proceed with the HA program now? (4 Points)