Chapter 7 - 1 Motivation in Organizations Chapter 7 2 Human...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Motivation in Organizations Chapter 7 2 Human motivation has been problematic since the first hominid wondered why his or her fellow hominids did what they did. D.A. Wren, The Evolution of Management Thought, 4th ed. (New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1994), 380. 3 Motivation refers to the individuals desire to direct and sustain energy toward optimally performing, to the best of his or her ability, the tasks required to be successful in a work position. Motivation Defined 4 About Motivation Extrinsicexternal, from outside Intrinsicinternal, from within The Protestant work ethic 5 Early Theories of Motivation Hedonism Darwinism Instinct theory Drive theory Behaviourism Scientific management Mayo and the human relations movement 6 Contemporary Theories of Motivation Content theoriesIndividuals have certain desires that are responsible for directing motivation Process theoriesSeek to explain what management can do to encourage hard work and optimal work performance 7 Content Theories of Motivation...
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Chapter 7 - 1 Motivation in Organizations Chapter 7 2 Human...

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