Forces acting on an employee that initiate and direct behavior

Forces acting on an employee that initiate and direct behavior

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1. Forces acting on an employee that initiate and direct behavior. 2. It is a deficiency that an individual experiences at a particular point in time. 3. Theories that focus on factors within a person that energize, direct, sustain, and stop behavior 4. Theories that describe and analyze how behavior is energized, directed, sustained, and stopped. 5. It assumes that a person attempts to satisfy the more basic needs physiological before directing behavior toward satisfying upper level of needs. Lower needs must be satisfied first. 6. Theory that proposes that a person with a strong need will be motivated to use appropriate behaviors to satisfy the need. A person’s need are earned from the culture of the society. 7. Projective test that uses a persons analysis of pictures to evaluate such individual differences need for achievement, need for power, need for affliation. 8. Assumes individuals who fail to satisfy growth needs become frustrated regress, and refocus attention on lower order needs 9. Only some job features and characteristics can result in motivation . Some of the characteristics that managers have focused on may result in a comfortable work setting but don’t motivate employee. 10. How is motivation measured in four motivational theories. 11. Concept in expectancy theory of motivation in which a person’s perception of association of first and second level outcomes is determined. 12. Strength of a person’s preference for a particular outcome. 13. Assumes the first level outcomes resulting from a behavior are associated with doing the job itself. 14. Perceived likelihood that particular act will be followed by a particular outcome. 15. Theories that examines discrepancies within person after person has compared his input/output ratio to that of reference. 16. The perception of fairness of the process used to distribute rewards. 17. Entities that enable society to pursue accomplishment that can’t be achieved by individuals acting alone. 18. The field of study about individuals perception, learning capacities, and actions while working in groups to analyze the external environment effect as well as the internal environment such as human resources, mission and vision. 19. Approach to management that believes managers must find different ways that fit different situation. 20. Blue print that indicates how people and jobs are grouped together in an organization. It is illustrated by organizational chart.
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