Understanding What People Do 2

Understanding What People Do 2 - S atisfaction, C m e and...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Satisfaction, Commitment, and Motivation
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A Thought Experiment Write down answers for the following three questions about your own work (or going to school): What do you get out of work? Positive outcomes Negative outcomes What are the signs that tell you you’re getting what you want out of it? How do you manage your motivation?
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Concepts of Psychological Well-Being What is well being? Hedonic view well-being consists of pleasure or happiness focus is on the experience of pleasant feelings characterized by high levels of positive affect and low levels of negative affect (esp. noted in Diener’s point of view) Eudaimonic view characterized by the quest to actualize human potential, to realize one 's “daimon” or true nature focus is more on what the person is doing or thinking rather than on how he or she is feeling involves a diverse set of experiences and mechanisms (e.g., personal goals,
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Valence: Need Theories Must meet lower level needs before one can consider the next level Managerial implications? For rewards Physiological Safety Esteem Self- actualization Love
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What is Self-actualization? Maslow began with several people he considered self-actualized then contemplated their lives William James, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Jane Adams, Spinoza, Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, etc. What did they have in common? Treated life ’s difficulties as problems to be solved Felt that ends did not justify means Interpersonally, they enjoyed solitude but has positive relationships with a few friends and family members Were autonomous and decided things for themselves Had “democratic values” meaning that they endorsed pluralism Had lots of creative experiences or moments of satori
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What is Self-actualization? Maslow began with several people he considered self-actualized then contemplated their lives William James, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Jane Adams, Spinoza, Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, etc. What did they have in common? Treated life ’s difficulties as problems to be solved Felt that ends did not justify means Interpersonally, they enjoyed solitude but has positive relationships with a few friends and family members Were autonomous and decided things for themselves Had “democratic values” meaning that they endorsed pluralism Had lots of creative experiences or moments of satori
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Self-Determination Theory: A New Take on Fundamental Needs Proposes that people have a few major drivers of their behavior that are all active all the time Competence Learn new things and explore Demonstrate performance Autonomy Control own behavior Freedom from coercion Relatedness
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Self-Determination Theory: The Self- Evaluation Angle
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course MAN 4504 taught by Professor Benson during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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