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Chapter 133 - A job can increase motivation and effort by...

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Motivation, Chapters 5 and 6 - What is the definition of motivation we discussed in class?(p69). Something that causes someone to act a certain way or do something Book definition- the processes that account for an individual’s intensity , direction, and persistence of effort towards attaining a goal. What is the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation? Intrinsic- Internal motivator (e.g. desire for achievement) [advancement, recognition, and responsibility) Includes goal-setting theory, and job design - see #3) Extrinsic- external motivator (e.g. money, fame) includes expectancy theory, reinforcement theory, [supervision, pay, and working conditions.] -p 72 What are the five core job dimensions--Research suggests there is a link between motivation and the way work is structured (according to job design theory)? (page 90) see Question 12 below (maybe the essay question?)
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Unformatted text preview: A job can increase motivation and effort by the following features: 1. Skill Variety- job requires different activities requiring different skills 2. Task Identity- seeing ones part in the completion of the end-product 3. Task significance- the impact that the job has on the lives of others 4. Autonomy- amount of personal responsibility and discretion that one has at work (freedom) 5. Feedback- amount of clear and objective information on job performance What is expectancy theory (Vroom)? (pg. 84-86) [what you expect as an outcome] From Slides (Vroom): Behavior is dependent on: The attractiveness of an outcome How much an individual believes his/her action will lead to the final outcome Whether or not the individual perceives that he/she can give the effort to achieve the action (and thus the outcome)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course BUS BUS 321 taught by Professor Kristen during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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