How Teams And Teamwork Affect Individual Satisfaction And Motivation For Individual Performance

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To start with, before coming to the fundamental concept of how teams and teamwork are used in everyone advantage, it is imperative to look at the individual characteristic first. As a manager in an organisation, manager has to know of how he or she can influence the performance of people who work for him or her. In a working situation, motivation among workers can be varied depending on their individual differences. As Furnham (2002) highlighted that researchers have been working on finding the triggers the motivation among individual differences to perform in an organization. He also pointed out with that differences happened on each individual characteristic, it will vary among how individual interact with organisational factors to…show more content…
As another part of these drivers, age differences in the workplace are also can impact motivation among workers. Younger workers and older workers can be motivated differently according to their age. When people are getting old, they can be less motivated in the workplace. As Ilke et al. (2012) in their research that older workers are less motivated from extrinsic factors. But they get more motivated by intrinsic factors. Motivation can be defined as the factors that can push or pull a person to behave in certain ways.
There is also considerable support for this view (Kanfer, 2009; Scheffer & Heckhausen, 2006), which highlights the definition of motivation that related with the age factors. They stated that motivation is the tendencies to be motivated by certain factors surrounded by them, especially in the working environment. In Ilke et al. (2012) article, they showed that with the variable of age and intrinsically rewarding motivators, rewarding into their working features tend to be more motivating. Also this point of view is supported by another empirical studies (Wright & Hamilton, 1978; Kalleberg and Loscocco, 1983, Kooji et al., 2011). These studies indicate that workers who are in the old groups (after 50-year-old), intrinsic rewards are more captivating for them. And for extrinsic factors, older workers are less motivated with the factors that
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