Motivation, Motivation And Intrinsic Motivation

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There are certain theories that works in the business organization at both practical and theoretical levels and one of such theories is motivation. The term motivation has been defined, discussed and has been dealt with a number of times as in accordance with the changing dynamics of the business organizations. Richard M. Ryan and Edward L. Deci defines a person to be motivated if, a person is moved to do something. (2000). Thereby it simply means that the one who is not energized or focused to be moving to his desired goal is unmotivated.
In Self-Determination Theory (Carol Sansone, Judith M. Harackiewicz, 2000) the types of motivation were differentiated on the basis of different reasons or goals which actually initiates an action. However the major two types of motivation that have been dealt with in a number of organizational structures seminars are Extrinsic Motivation and Intrinsic Motivation. Where extrinsic motivation serves to meet the non-job or indirect needs of the employees, which could be easily understood from the situation that money is used as a medium to accomplish the desired ends but it does not mean that monetary motivation is the only motivation or money is considered to be a sure tool of providing motivation, similarly in the career perspectives the jobs play as an major role in achieving the desired needs by way of the bonuses and perks. This simply means that higher the monetary allowances, higher is the motivation to the employees to

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