Chapter 6

Chapter 6 - Ch. 6 (book) I. Motivation- processes that...

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Ch. 6 (book) I. Motivation - processes that account for an individual’s intensity, direction, and persistence of effort toward attaining a goal A. Hierarchy of Needs Theory - a hierarchy of five needs—physiological, safety, social, esteem, and self actualization—exists such that as each need is substantially satisfied, the next need becomes dominant a. Self actualization - drive to become what one is capable of becoming b. Lower order needs c. Higher order needs - needs satisfied internally; social, esteem, & self actualization needs d. ERG theory - a theory that posits three groups of core needs: existence, relatedness, and growth B. Theory X and Theory Y a. Theory X - the assumption that employees dislike work, are lazy, dislike responsibility, and must be coerced to perform b. Theory Y - assumption that employees like work, are creative, seek responsibility, and can exercise self direction C. Two Factor Theory a. (Motivation hygiene theory) a theory that relates intrinsic factors to job
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2008 for the course BUAD 304 taught by Professor Cummings during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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Chapter 6 - Ch. 6 (book) I. Motivation- processes that...

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