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Each person is motivated by different needs, at varying degrees, at different times

The Complex Nature of Motivation

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Motives account for the initiation, direction, intensity and persistence of behavior

The Complex Nature of Motivation

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The Complex Nature of Motivation Possible motives include: The need for food, water, sleep

Physiological

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The Complex Nature of Motivation Possible motives include: Ex: Panic, fear, anger, love

Emotional

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The Complex Nature of Motivation Possible motives include: Perceptions, beliefs, expectations

Cognitive

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The Complex Nature of Motivation Possible motives include: Influenced by friends, family, media, etc.

Social

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Characteristics of Motives: People have different needs

Individualistic

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Characteristics of Motives: These will change throughout life

Changing

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Characteristics of Motives: We may be unaware of feelings or desires.

May be Unconscious

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Characteristics of Motives: We can only observe behaviors and make inferences about motive.

Often Inferred

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Characteristics of Motives: Motives vary in level of importance.

Hierarchical

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Expectancy Theory: Suggests that motivation is determined by whether you believe you can be successful.

Conceive

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Expectancy Theory: Perception is an important part.

Believe

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Expectancy Theory: Self-fulfilling prophecy reflects a connection between your expectations of yourself and what you achieve.

Achieve

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Motivation Through Job Design: ___allows employees to move through a variety of jobs over time.

Job Rotation

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Motivation Through Job Design: ____involves expanding an employee’s responsibilities, learn new skills.

Job Enlargement

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Motivation Through Job Design: ___is an attempt to make a job more desirable and satisfying.

Motivates via internal motivation: pride, self-satisfaction; not external motivation: rewards given by others – praise, money, assessments

Job Enrichment

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Contemporary Employee Motivation Strategies: ___focus on improving behaviors that will cut costs and increase customer satisfaction.

Incentives

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Encourages workers and rewards them for developing new ideas

Intrapreneurship

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Contemporary Employee Motivation Strategies: Education and training are critical to individual growth and opportunity.

Motivation Through Learning Opportunities

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Contemporary Employee Motivation Strategies: Learning can help secure the future.

Motivation Through Learning Opportunities

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Sharing information, authority and responsibility with the lowest ranks of an organization.

Empowerment

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Empowered employees experience a sense of pride, self-expression, and ownership.

Empowerment

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Not a quick fix: requires long-term commitment from top management down

Empowerment

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Contemporary Employee Motivation Strategies: High expectations from others leads to high performance.

Motivation Through Others’ Expectations

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Contemporary Employee Motivation Strategies: Supervisors can communicate high or low expectations

- Many do so unconsciously, but the expectations still affect supervisor and employee behavior

Motivation Through Others’ Expectations

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Some organizations don’t care whether you are motivated or not, as long as you get your work done.

Self-Motivation Strategies

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If you are yearning for a more exciting professional and/or personal life, it’s up to you

Self-Motivation Strategies

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Self motivation strategies can help you achieve your potential.

Self-Motivation Strategies

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Self-Motivation Strategies: Make a realistic plan in advance.

Keeping Resolutions