The Motivation And Employee Motivation

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The central problem that always employers and employees face is the employee motivation. The workers who put no effort to do their best in their jobs which will lead to low quality of work and give no benefit to the organization are the one who are not motivated (Amabile 1993). On the other side, employees who are apparently to be very intelligent, action oriented, ambitious, autonomous and always put an effort and sacrifice their time to put the organization at the ease are the one who feel motivated to work. In spite of the fact that a lot of research has been done on motivation, but in order to figure out the problem on why employees of an organization does not present at the most so far has been incapable of any definitive conclusion.…show more content…
In today’s workplace, there are two types of motivation which are intrinsic and extrinsic and both can be separated from motivation. To begin with, extrinsic motivation is where the employees depend on the pay according to what they perform, their external factors that are affected to engage in the work (Deci 1972). A group of people who react with extrinsic motives are the status seekers and income maximizers. According to Deci’s theory, people will react in a systematic way towards the external incentives. In a matter of fact, they boost up the rate of their work on the occasion of an increase in their compensation. This kind of individual is extrinsically motivated. Besides, status seekers’ intentions are towards an external factor and they react to the appraisal from others. Status Seekers respond in a strongly positive way to the kind of appreciation because it sets them above others (Frey 2002). Their motivation and performance will improved if managers always praise them with the good work. This kind of individual is not keen in consumption but attains the advantages through the feedback from people. Status seeker is commonly in a very small community where the individuals ready for the work to get the position as well as title. On the other side, intrinsic can be classified as an internal factors in the individuals such as the passion, keen, the willingness, excitement to do before and after finish something
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