Chapter 5 - Employee Motivation I II updated Motivation...

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Employee Motivation I. updated II. Motivation : describes psychological processes that underlie direction, intensity, and persistence of behavior or thought A. Extrinsic motivation : results from actual receipts of external rewards B. Intrinsic : occurs when individual is inspired by positive internal feelings, generated by doing well C. Content theories of motivation: most are based on idea that employee’s needs(: physiological or psychological deficiencies that arouse behavior) influence motivation; list of some content theories: 1. McGregor’s Theory X: pessimistic view of employees→ they dislike work, must be monitored, can only be motivated with rewards and punishment(carrots and sticks) **managers mostly hold this view 2. McGregor’s Theory Y : modern, positive set of assumption that people are self-engaged, committed, responsible, and creative a) Adopting it led to higher performance, job satisfaction, organizational commitment, organizational citizenship 3. Maslow’s need hierarchy theory: motivation is a function of five basic needs
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a) Says that 5 needs are met in order and relate to each other in preponent (current most pressing need will be met first→ bottom to up) hierarchy b) Says one style fits all approach won’t work 4. Acquired needs theory: states 3 needs are key drivers to employee behavior: a) Need for achievement: desire to excel and surpass others b) Need for affiliation: desire to maintain social relationship c) Need for power:
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