REAL MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING – SELF-DETERMINATION THEORY (SDT) APPLIED TO MANAGERIAL COMMUNICATION
Date(s): Sept. 16, 2019 – July 1, 2020
Audience: Guest Lectures to MBA Students, Communications Courses, William & Mary Raymond A. Mason School of Business. Professor: Gary Plaag
Slide Deck: McCreedy W&M Lecture SDT Fall 2019
Handouts: McCreedy Fall 2019 Handout What is SDT Helpful handout showing examples of managerial communication using applied self-determination theory.
Summary: When people think of “motivational speaking” they think of Tony Robbins or Chris Farley yelling about government cheese. In this lecture, I explore how using language with applied self-determination theory may affect behavioral change within an organizational setting.