The Secret of Workplace Motivation

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The most important brainstorm you will ever experience about employees and motivation is to realize that you can’t do it for people. As a manager or coworker, no matter how hard you try, ...

Comparing Theory X and Theory Y

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Motivation Theory X assumes that people dislike work; they want to avoid it and do not want to take responsibility. Theory Y assumes that people are self-motivated, and thrive on responsibility. Management ...

Activities of HRM

Major HR Management Activities 1. Strategic HR Planning and Analysis a) HR Planning : Human resource planning is the continuous process of systematic planning to achieve optimum use of an organization’s most valuable asset — its human resources. ...

Reinforcement theory of motivation

This theory is based on the concepts of operand conditioning developed by B.F. Skinner. It argues that the behavior of people is largely determined by its consequence. In other words, those actions that tend to have positive or pleasant consequences tend ...

McClelland’s Need Theory of Motivation

D. C. McClelland discusses three types of needs: i. The need for achievement; ii. The need for power and iii. The need of affiliation. McClelland is of the opinion that a person with high need for achievement possesses certain characteristics which enable ...

Satisfaction

Satisfaction is the end result of the need-want-action-satisfaction chain, which can be represented in the following diagram. Motivation and satisfaction are related to each other, although there is a fine difference between these two terms. Motivation ...

The motivation process

The motivation process progresses through a series of discrete steps. Needs/motives are the starting drives within the individual. These drives generate a search behavior to achieve particular goals that will satisfy the need and lead to reduction of ...

Objectives and Characteristics of Motivation

The objective of motivation is to create conditions in which people are willing to work with zeal, initiative, interest and enthusiasm. It also creates conditions in which people work with a sense of responsibility, loyalty, discipline and with pride ...

Motivators

Motivators are things that induce an individual to perform. While motivation reflects wants, motivators are the rewards or incentives that sharpen the drive to satisfy wants. A manager can do much to sharpen motives by establishing an environment favorable ...

Motivation and Motivating

Motivating is the management process of influencing people’s behavior based on the knowledge of what cause and channel sustain human behavior in a particular committed direction. Simply, the term motivation indicates a noun whereas motivating a verb. ...
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