ILROBSeptember12

ILROBSeptember12 - ILROB I Previous Class a Focused on...

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ILROB September 12, 2007 I. Previous Class a. Focused on the “person” i. People motivated to fulfill certain needs ii. Everyone has same set of needs 1. Maslov’s Hierarchy, ERG Theory 2. For some people, needs are stronger than others 3. Needs for achievement, affiliation, power b. Gahh!! II. Process theories a. Thought or cognitive processes that take place within the minds of people which act to influence their behavior i. Expectancy Theory 1. Proposed by Victor Vroom in 1964 2. Expectancy: Can I do it? Probability assigned to completion of task 3. Instrumentality: Will I be rewarded? Will there be an outcome if goal is accomplished? 4. Valence: Do I care? Value attached to end of outcome 5. Multiplier Effect: E x I x V = Motivation (if any = 0, no motivation) ii. Beyond the “Person” 1. Situational approach to increasing work motivation 2. How does the situation or work context influence the extent that people are motivated to complete job related tasks? 3.
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2008 for the course ILROB 1220 taught by Professor Goncaloj during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.

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ILROBSeptember12 - ILROB I Previous Class a Focused on...

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