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Motivation - Maslow and McGregor

Motivation: is about what makes people do things. (What makes people work)

Maslow’s Need Hierarchy Theory of Motivation!

1. Physiological Needs:

These needs are of the lowest-order and most basic needs of human beings. These involve satisfying fundamental biological drives, such as the need for food, air, water, cloth, and shelter.

2. Safety and Security Needs:

The second level of need in Maslow’s hierarchy is emerged once physiological needs are met. Safety needs involve the need for a secure environment, free from threats of physical and psychological harm. These needs find expression in such desires as economic security and protection... (More)

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Business Leadership

Leadership

Leadership: Reflects a person’s ability to influence the actions and behaviours of others. “Lead by Example”

Delegation: Passing on responsibility for certain decisions or outcomes to others.

3 Types of Leader

Autocratic: Very Controlling, Motivates through fear and intimidation. “My way or the highway” E.g Steve Jobs at Apple

  • Benefits: (1) Quick Decision Making (2) Effective in certain situations e.g Low Skilled Factories/ Manufacturing
  • Drawbacks: (1) Demotivates Staff (2) Over Reliance on Managers - Managers are overloaded with decisions and may struggle to cope.

Democratic: are more likely to seek the opinion of others when making a decisions. E.g... (More)

Biology exam papers can be very repetitive, so looking over past questions and papers over and over again and finding out the answers to all of them really helps prepare for what would come up in the exam. Questions on the practical experiments come up every year so you need to know all of them. It’s also essential that you know all the definitions for different topics.

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Chemistry Experiment: Flame Tests (Li, Na, K, Ba, Sr & Cu)

To carry out flame tests with salts of lithium, sodium, potassium, barium, strontium and copper.

Procedure

  1. Light a bunsen burner and adjust it to obtain a blue flame.
  2. Dip the wooden splint in water and add one of the salt to it so it sticks on.
  3. Place the wooden splint over the flame to observe the colour of the flame.
  4. After the salt has finished burning put the flame out and take note of the colour.
  5. Repeat this for all the different salts.

Results

  • LithiumDeep red
  • SodiumYellow
  • PotassiumLilac
  • BariumGreen
  • StrontiumRed... (More)