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Management (MGH)

CHAPTER 5: THEORIES OF WORK MOTIVATION WHAT IS MOTIVATION? - Motivation: the extent to which persistent effort is directed toward a goal. - Basic characteristics of Motivation: Effort: strength of ones work related behaviour; how much they put in Persistence: putting effort in job continuously Direction: putting persistenin the wayat benefits the organization Goals: putting persistent effort in a way to achieve a certain objective - Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motivation Intrinsic motivation: stems frdirect relationshipthe worker and the task; usually self-applied (ex. feelings of achievement, accomplishment, challenge, & competence from performing ones job) Extrinsic motivation: stems frwork environment external to the taskly applied by others (ex. pay, fringe benefits, company policies) Cant be cleared defined ex. a job promotion (I) can give feeling of achievement (E) - Motivation and Performance Performance: extent to which an org. member contributes to achieving the orgs goals Relationshipw motivation and performanNOT 1-1 bc other factors (ex. personality traits, intelligence) also affect performance Two forms of intelligence: General Cognitive Ability Ones basic info processing capabilities and cognitive resources (mental ability) Cognitive ability: verbal, numerical, spatial & reasoning abilities required to perform mental taskseasured in aptitude tests Predicts learning and training success & job performance General cognitive ability and motivation are required for career success Emotional Intelligence (EI) problem solving Ability to understand and manage ones own and others feelings and emotions Perceive and express emotion, assimilate emotion in thought, understand and reason about emotions and manage emotions in oneself and others Management of Emotions Knowledge and Understanding of Emotions Integration and Assimilation of Emotions Perception of Emotions Page 1 of 8 www.notesolution.com
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