Motivation, Self Determination Theory, And Expectancy Theory

863 Words Sep 1st, 2016 4 Pages
"Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them" Jack (2001-2016). Motivational theories can help support an employee to progress in the workplace; a few theories such as Extrinsic Motivation, Intrinsic Motivation, Acquired Needs Theory, Self-Determination theory, and expectancy theory relate to my professional life. I will explain if I agree/disagree with my PsyCap self-assessment and some developing strategies to advance in my career using my strengths. Also, I will talk about how I can employ goal-setting to increase motivation, and how my engagements at the workplace influence my job performance.

I completely agree with my results from the PsyCap self-assessment. Efficacy was the highest on my self-assessment. Efficiency can be defined as predicting results before any situation occurs. I apply myself to the greatest ability to produce the best possible outcome. Learning from my experiences over time helps with the capacity to create the best possible outcome. Acquired needs theory relates to my everyday life in the workplace. There are many things I learn each day in my position; over time I learn from these obstacles that foster the ability to be more knowledgeable from my…
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