week13-Motivation

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1 Week 13 – Employee  Motivation    Principles of  Management 
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2 Definition What is Motivation? Willingness to put forth time and efforts toward sth Is the process by which a person’s efforts are  energized, directed, and sustained towards  attaining a goal. What is Job Motivation then? Willingness to put forth time and efforts toward  your job 8 Theories of Motivation
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3 Maslow’s Hierarchy of  Needs Theory
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4 Implications Satisfaction of lower-order needs    pursuit of satisfaction of high-order  needs
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5 Theory Y Theory X – workers are lazy, dislike  work, want to avoid responsibility Theory Y – workers are self-directed,  understand that work is a core life task
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Implications What type of assumptions do you have  for your employees? Theory X – close supervision, tight 
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course BUSI 1007 taught by Professor Liu during the Spring '09 term at HKU.

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