bcom 8 - Motivation What is Motivation? Motivation is...

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Slide 6-2 What is Motivation? Motivation is defined as a set of energetic forces that originates both within and outside an employee, initiates work- related effort, and determines its direction, intensity, and persistence. Motivation is a critical consideration because job performance is largely a function of two factors: motivation and ability.
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Slide 6-3 Why Are Some Employees More Motivated than Others? Figure 6-7
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Slide 6-4 What is Expectancy Theory? Expectancy theory describes the cognitive process that employees go through to make choices among different voluntary responses. Expectancy represents the belief that exerting a high level of effort will result in the successful performance of some task. Expectancy is a subjective probability, ranging from 0 to 1 that a specific amount of effort will result in a specific level of performance (abbreviated E → P). Instrumentality represents the belief that successful performance will result in some outcome(s). Instrumentality is a set of subjective probabilities, each
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