Undertake a literature review which discusses Motivation theory. Your essay should demonstrate knowledge of: 1. Major writers/researchers on the origins of the subject and appraise the contribution each writer has made; 2. Revolving ideas regarding development of motivation theory in the 21st century; 3. The application of the concept of motivation and how it has been applied and taken up and within the field of your MSc subject area (e.g. construction management,
facilities management, sustainability, electronics, engineering, real estates, property management, etc.). Correctly referenced source material must be used. Suggested layout for the literature review: 1. Introduction 2. Motivation Theory – major background concepts and contributions 3. Latest ideas on motivation theory 4. Application of motivation theory to your field/sector 5. Conclusions 6. References/Bibliography
Marks will be awarded for: a) clear and concise discussion of motivation theory, with reference to the work of early major writers/researchers, and appraisal of their contribution b) identification and discussion of the 21st century ideas on motivation c) discussion of examples of the application of the concept of motivation and how it has been taken up and utilized within the sector represented by your MSc – correctly referenced to source material d) general presentation: clear layout, (introduction, main body and conclusion) e) citations and reference list to substantiate the views expressed f) Originality check Your submitted work should contain: 1. comprehensive use of in-text citations to support the views expressed (using the Harvard System of Referencing); 2. Comprehensive references (using the Harvard system). 3. Use 12 point Font and 1.5 line spacing & print on one side of paper.