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Theory X and Theory Y, Understanding Team Member Motivation
These theories describe two contrasting models of workforce motivation applied by managers in human resource
management, organisational behaviour, organisational communication and organisational development.

McGregor terms the two models as 'Theory X', which stresses the importance of strict supervision and external
rewards and penalties; and 'Theory Y', which highlights the motivating role of job satisfaction and allows scope for workers to approach tasks creatively.
A round table discussion about the importance of the social and emotional intelligence and the
biology of leadership that is vital quality to motivate and inspire the TEAM based on the video that present an interview with Daniel Goleman.


Team acronym
T – Together
E – Everyone
A – Achieves
M – More or Miracles

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