3S03 Week 5 Motivation (Winter 2011) Post

3S03 Week 5 Motivation (Winter 2011) Post - 10/5/2011 Class...

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10/5/2011 1 Commerce 3S03 Management Skills Week 5 Increasing Motivation __________________________________ Carolyn Capretta DeGroote School of Business 1 Class Discussion Individually, complete the following sentences: The best job I ever had was. .. The worst project I ever worked on was. .. The work hardest when. .. I am laziest when. .. I would rather be. .. Discuss these answers in your work teams and then categorize the motivators you have identified. 2 Myths about Motivation Money is the only effective motivator Everyone is motivated by the same things Punishment does not motivate Low performance is always attributable to low motivation Lack of motivation stems largely from lazy and apathetic people 3 Motivation Performance = f ( Motivation x Ability X Opportunity ) Any performance is a multiplicative function of one’s ability, motivation, and opportunity 4 Three Perspectives/Approaches 1. Content Approaches 2. Cognitive/Information Processing Approaches 3. Contextual Approaches 5 Content Theories/Approaches 1. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs 2. Alderfer’s ERG Model 3. Herzberg’s Two Factor Theory 4. McClelland’s Needs 6
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10/5/2011 2 Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs 7 McClelland’s Learned Needs Need for power Need for affiliation
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