Motivation Theory

1779 WordsSep 10, 20088 Pages
Six Recommendation on Motivation theory The Goal of this Article is to analyse the various Motivation Theories for employees in the workplace environment. It attempts not to just present yet another theory of work motivation, rather focusing on metatheory which is the processes through which we can build more valid, more complete and more practical theories. The authors of this article have drafted six recommendations that they believe and feel that are the best. It is in their view a combination of facts that can lead to better understanding of employee motivation factors and effective methods of management. Recommendation 1 : Using the results of the existing meta-analyses to Integrate the valid aspects of different…show more content…
A leader needs to ask them selves if followers are better motivated when they hear such a vision explained and consider it sound. How does the discovery by employees that a leader is unethical or incapable of handling duties effect their motivation? Does the Financial status of ones company, or to know that it is in financial trouble effect a employees motivation. The Questions are a directly tied to the above mentioned points by the authors. As a employee, negative information regarding my superiors tend to de-motivate me. It effects my sense of morale. Therefore it is Important for me to have faith in my leaders and my work organisation. It is Important to know that my superiors understands my role in the organisation as well as what part they as leaders need to play. As a manager I apply these same principles in my work team as well. I work hard to keep and maintain my employees trust and confidence. I feel that when if they are confident in me and are aware that I am motivated and capable of handling my tasks organisational goals, it filters through to the rest of the team in appositive way.. This is vital in maintaining a good team spirit and motivation levels among everyone involved. Recommendation 6: Acknowledge the role of volition on human action when
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