A Critique of the Theories of Gender Difference
Introduce your paper by first defining gender in your own words. Then, evaluate and critique the different theories of gender difference that we learned in class. You must present your stance on at least 3 different theories. Compare and contrast these theories and present your evaluation on which theory seems to hold the most credibility and value. Use the following questions to guide you: (2 pages)
Which theory of gender difference seems most credible? Why? How so?
What do these theories assume about human nature, gender difference, and gender and power? Why? How so?
What are the main differences between these theories? On what basis?
What are the similarities between these theories? Are these theories ontologically compatible?
What role do these theories play? Or why do we need these theories? What function do they serve?
Who is empowered and disempowered by these theories? Why? How so?
How are these theories useful? And on the other hand, how are these theories dangerous? Why? How so?
Human beings need the drive to push them in their daily activities be it in homes or work places. Motivation has for a very long time showcased its ability to influence productivity and such is it becomes a big influencer. Motivation can be viewed to be both explicit and implicit in the sense that the drive can be self-initiated with an individual focusing on achieving a given goal or task which brings self-satisfaction what psychologist term as implicit motivation. In like manner the urge can be from outside self as a person can be driven by rewards and treasures and such develops the interest to earn much of it. Putting into perspective, the employers can reward the well performing employees and this may make them even to do better thereby increasing productivity. As have been discussed above, its therefore clear that ther. e are various theories or rather perspective that is given to motivation but this doesn’t erase its fundamental function to individuals and even organizations as detailed in the following paragraphs.