1. Are the motivation theories discussed in this chapter exclusive to the United States or are they more widespread? What are the popular motivational theories in different countries? Are they the theories discussed in chapter 3 or are there other theories of motivation? How do these other theories, if any, compare to the traditional motivation theories?
2. Are there traits that have been identified with successful leaders? Do research in popular business periodicals and identify traits that seem to be associated with managerial success. Are these traits applicable in all situations? Can a person's future success be predicted by knowing that person's traits? Why or why not?