Topic 9. Motivating Others. Motivation.
“Polls estimate that if companies could get 3.7 percent more work out of each employee, the equivalent of 18 more minutes of work for each eight-hour shift, the gross domestic product in the U.S. would swell by $355 billion, twice the total GDP of Greece.”
~The Gallup Organization
All definitions of motivation appear to have
(1) what energizes human behavior
(2) what directs or channels such behavior
(3) how this behavior is sustained or maintained
Motivation and job satisfaction are closely linked, but neither necessarily predicts performance because of the influence of other factors such as ksa’s and values.
Motivation and Needs
Personal outcomesReference group outcomes = Personal inputs Reference group inputs
Self’s OutcomesOther’s Outcomes
Self’s InputsOther’s Inputs
Motivation and Perception
Motivation and Perception (cont’d)
LACK OF MOTIVATION