HROB 2090 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Motivation, Goal Setting, Work Motivation

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It is one of the most traditional topics in organizational behavior. Motivation is especially important in contemporary organizations: need for increased productivity, global competitiveness, rapid changes, need for flexibility, attention to customers. The extent to which persistent effort is directed toward a goal. Experts in organizational behavior distinguish between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. Motivation that stems from the direct relationship between the worker and is usually self-applied. Examples include: feelings of achievement, accomplishment, challenge, and competence derived from performing one"s job, and the sheer interest in the job itself. Motivation that stems from the work environment external to the task and is usually applied by others. Examples include: pay, fringe benefits, company policies, and various forms of supervision. Some motivators have both extrinsic and intrinsic qualities. If you like the course, you are more likely to show up and do well on the tests.

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