Motivation - Motivation The intensity of a persons desire...

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Motivation The intensity of a person’s desire to engage in some activity. Determines direction, effort and persistence. Intrinsic motivation: behaviour is performed for its own sake. Ex. Volunteer for meals on wheels Extrinsic motivation: behaviour performed to receive reward. Ex. Salesperson at the Bay. Categories of motivation Needs theories : manager must determine what desires employee receives outcomes that satisfy those desires. Process theories: concrete ways of motivating someone. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Self actualization: desire to fulfill your potential Self-esteem(ego): desire for status and position Social: desire for acceptance Safety: desire job safety Physiological : desire for food, shelter, clothing Herzberg’s Theory Relationships between job satisfaction and types of work conditions. Motivator needs: related to nature of work and how challenging it is. Hygiene needs: related to physical and psychological context which job is performed. Hygiene factors: supervision, working conditions, salary security Motivator factors: a chievement, recognition, responsibility, advancement
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course ADM 1300 taught by Professor Koppel during the Fall '08 term at University of Ottawa.

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Motivation - Motivation The intensity of a persons desire...

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