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9/29/11 Motivation What determines task performance? l Combination of three factors 1. Declarative Knowledge Understanding of a task’s requirements (Knowing WHAT needs to be done) 1. Procedural Knowledge and Skill When one knows HOW to do what needs to be done 1. Motivation
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9/29/11 What is Motivation? Why is it difficult to get work done sometimes? Why are some workers more "fired up" than others? I go to work because of … Money? Bills to pay, mouths to feed… http://movieclips.com/watch/office-space-1999/did-you-get-the-memo/ http://movieclips.com/watch/office-space-1999/motivation-problems/
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9/29/11 Group Discussion Get into your teams and discuss: l As a manager, how you would motivate Peter to improve his job performance? l Your recommendations must include more than financial incentives!
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9/29/11 What is Motivation? A set of energetic forces that originates both within and outside an employee to initiate work-related behaviour, and to determine its: Direction Intensity Persistence
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9/29/11 What is Motivation Motivation determines: l Direction of Effort - what are you going to do right now? Do I work on my boss' assignment or check out facebook? l Intensity – How hard are you going to work?
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9/29/11 What is Motivation? A psychological process: Person × Environment Interaction Internal drivers like: Feelings of achievement Self confidence Needs Situational Factors like: Pay Assignments allotted by boss Climate of work team
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9/29/11 Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Intrinsic Motivation: stems from the direct relationship between the worker and the task; usually self-applied. Feeling of accomplishment, challenge, and competence derived from performing one’s job, and the sheer interest in the job itself l Extrinsic Motivation: Stems from the work environment external to the task. It is usually applied by others.
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9/29/11 Intrinsic Motivation
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9/29/11 Vroom’s Expectancy Theory Describes the cognitive process employees go through to make choices among different behavioural options Direct effort towards studying or "Call of Duty: Black Ops"? l Based on past experience, people make choices based on three specific beliefs
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9/29/11 Vroom’s Expectancy Theory Expectancy (E) The belief that exerting a high level of effort will result in the successful performance of a task What is the probability that I will get an A on the exam if I study really hard? People tend to be more motivated if they
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9/29/11 Self Efficacy & Expectancy What shapes one's expectancy for a particular task? Self- Efficacy
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course BUSINESS 111 taught by Professor Fredjames during the Spring '11 term at Abu Dhabi University.

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