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Chapter 05_1 - Motivation in the Workplace Ch. 5 Challenges...

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Unformatted text preview: Motivation in the Workplace Ch. 5 Challenges of Motivating Employees Revised employment relationship Due to globalization, technology, restructuring Potentially undermines trust and commitment Flatter organizations Fewer supervisors to monitor performance Changing workforce Gen-X/Gen-Y bring different expectations Maslows Needs Hierarchy Objectives Holistic integrative view of needs rather than studying each need in isolation of others Humanistic responses to higher needs are influenced by social dynamics, not just instinct Positivistic need gratification is just as important as need deprivation Self- Self- actual- actual- ization ization Physiological Physiological Safety Safety Belongingness Belongingness Esteem Esteem Seven categories capture most needs Five categories placed in a hierarchy Need to Need to know know Need for Need for beauty beauty Maslows Needs Hierarchy Theory Maslows Needs Hierarchy Theory Lowest unmet need has strongest effect When lower need is satisfied, next higher need becomes the primary motivator Self-actualization -- a growth need because people desire more rather than less of it when satisfied Self- Self- actual actual- ization ization Physiological Physiological Safety Safety Belongingness Belongingness Esteem Esteem Need to Need to know know Need for Need for beauty beauty Evaluating Maslows Theory Lack of support for theory Values influence needs People have different needs hierarchies -- not universal Maslows categories dont cover all needs Needs change more rapidly than Maslow stated Self- Self- actual actual- ization ization Physiological Physiological Safety Safety Belongingness Belongingness Esteem Esteem Need to Need to know know Need for Need for beauty beauty Four-Drive Theory...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MRKT 101 taught by Professor Chew during the Spring '08 term at UMSL.

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Chapter 05_1 - Motivation in the Workplace Ch. 5 Challenges...

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