Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation Checkpoint

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Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation Checkpoint Intrinsic motivation is usually self-applied, and springs from a direct relationship between the individual and the situation (Business Dictionary, 2009). Intrinsic motivation is your own personal motivation that comes from inside you. It is self motivation personal gain, satisfaction, or enjoyment. The person is not motivated directly but rather it is created, through teaching, opportunities that can evoke motivation. Though, extrinsic motivation is drive to action that as opposed to intrinsic motivation springs from outside influences instead of from one's own feelings (Business Dictionary, 2009). An extrinsic motivation refers to motivation which comes from outside an individual. Extrinsic motivation is from external sources, money, coercion, fame, fortune, recognition, or punishment. Some similarities and difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation are the following: Intrinsic motivation: is pride, desire for achievement, satisfaction, and curiosity. This motivation
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Unformatted text preview: comes from inner within the individual (Karr, 2009). On the other hand, extrinsic motivation: are pay, merit certificates, verbal praise, applause, and fear of punishment (Karr, 2009). This motivation comes from the outside of the individual. Some short examples for both intrinsic and extrinsic motivation as they apply to an organizational setting are the following: Intrinsic motivation means to the drive that people feel to excel in their job for personal satisfaction. One example is employees that work for its own reward. One the other hand, persons that are extrinsically motivated only do things for rewards, like bonuses, promotion, and external recognition (Karr, 2009). It is thought in organizations that depending on the person, you can determine what they need to excel in the workplace (i.e. praise or recognition for the extrinsic) (Karr, 2009)....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2010 for the course HSM 220 hsm 220 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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