Session 7 (Motivation) 2011

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Unformatted text preview: Motivation Organizational Behavior Dr. Kristen Bell 2 3 Whats the Plan for Today (Agenda) Announcements Define Motivation Provide example from movie observations Watch and Discuss a Video Clip Discuss OB Mod Assess and redesign the Most Boring Job Quality Circle Thank you for your excellent feedback and ideas I will begin several this semester and can do others next year Slides will be posted before class Quizzes will be focused on the topics listed under objectives in the chapter We will continue a variety of teaching methods 4 5 Motivation Motivation - Something that causes an individual or group to act in a certain way.* Intrinsic Motivations Things that internally motivate an individual to act (ex. Desire for achievement). Extrinsic Motivations External forces that motivate an individual to act (ex. Pay). * Motivate, Oxford English Reference Dictionary (Revised Second Edition), New York: Oxford University Press, 1995, p. 943. Movie Observations Please provide an example of intrinsic or extrinsic motivation from the movie you watched 6 7 Apply motivation theory to this clip 8 Searching for Bobby Fisher What motivations were driving the various characters (Josh, the teacher, the father, the mother)? Were the motivations intrinsic or extrinsic? How did this affect each of the characters? 9 Organizational Behavior Modification (OB MOD) A simple five-step process of behavior analysis: 1. Identify the behavioral problem. 2. Measure the frequency of the behavior. 3. Identify the variables that keep this behavior going. 4. Develop a way to overcome the behavioral problem and implement it. 5. If the behavior problem is favorably altered, maintain the new behavior. If it is not altered or is now worse, then start back on step 1. *Luthans, F. and R. Kreitner, The Management of Behavioral Contingencies, Personnel , 1974, pp.7-16. 10 Job Design Theory* There are five core job dimensions (the job characteristics model): Skill Variety different activities requiring different skills Task Identity seeing ones part in the completion of the end-product Task Significance the impact that the job has on the lives of others Autonomy amount of personal responsibility and discretion that one has at work Feedback amount of clear and objective information on job performance * Hackman, J.R. and G. R. Oldham, Motivation Through the Design of Work: Test of a Theory, Organizational Behavior and Human Performance , August 1976, pp. 250-279. 11 Practical Applications of the Job Design Theory Job Redesign...
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