Due Week 6, worth 175 points
As a 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) that includes the following
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
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
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.