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Wal-Mart in Germany



Wal-Mart is one of the largest retailers in the USA and has been able to expand internationally and compete successfully in markets like Japan, Brazil, Mexico, China, Britain and recently in India. Unfortunately for Wal-Mart they did not have the same success in Germany.  After operating in the country for ten years, it was unable to break even and eventually wound up its operations.

Motivation theories


This essay is written in the form of a literature review where a number of academic journals will be reviewed and critically analysed in an effort to compare and contrast the various views presented on motivational concepts and their application. At least three academic journals will be selected which cover motivation, its concepts and application. This literature review will help to shed some light as to why there are so many various motivational theories and models available to the manager.