Class Notes (839,626)
Canada (511,431)
Human Resources (1,155)
MHR 700 (8)
Lecture 3

MHR 700 Lecture 3: CHAPTER 12

2 Pages

Human Resources
Course Code
MHR 700

This preview shows 80% of the first page. Sign up to view the full 2 pages of the document.
CHAPTER 12 Motivation: a psychological process through which unsatisfied wants or needs lead to drives that are aimed at goals or incentives Intrinsic: a determinant of motivation by which an individual experiences fulfillment through carrying out an activity itself and helping others Extrinsic: a determinant of motivation by which the external environment and result of the activity in the form of competition and compensation or incentive plans are of great importance The Universalist Assumption: - The motivation process is universal; all people are motivated to pursue goals they value - But, culture influences specific content and goals pursued - So, the specific nature of motivation differs across cultures Content (need-based) theories of motivation: theories that explain work motivation in terms of what arouses, energizes or initiates employee behaviour Process (cognitive) theories of motivation: theories that explain work motivation by how employee behaviour is initiated, redirected and halted Maslow Theory: - Physiological needs o Basic physical needs for water, food, clothing and shelter - Safety needs o Desires for security, stability and the absence of pain - Social needs o Desires to interact and affiliate with others and to feel wanted by others - Esteem needs o Needs for power and status - Self-actualization needs o Desires to reach one’s full potential, to become everything one is capable of becoming as a human being Herzberg Theory: Two-factor theory of motivation: a theory that identifies two sets of factors that influence
More Less
Unlock Document

Only 80% of the first page are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.