What Is Employee Motivation? Employee Motivation Defined: Employee motivation is the level of energy, commitment, and creativity that a company's workers bring to their jobs. http://definitions.uslegal.com/e/employee-motivation/
What motivates employees? Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
What Motivates employees? B.F. Skinner and Behaviorist Psychology AKA as Stimulus-Response Technology Manipulating and modifying behavior Programmed Learning
Reasons Why Employees Are Not Motivated Poor Salary Lack of Recognition No Opportunity for Advancement Frustrated By Job Tension With Staff/Leadership Rewards Given are Not Actually What Employees Need
How To Motivate Employees Positive Feedback Opportunity for Advancement Open Door Policy Extra Benefits Money Appreciation from Superiors Responsibility
How this affects us at work Reasons We Are Not Motivated: Lack of Recognition Not Known by Name by Many Staff Members General Public Is Uneducated of What We Do No Incentive for Hard Work other than Personal Pride No Set Start Time or Finish Time No Specific Deadlines Resistance to Change We are expected to complete tasks certain ways regardless of efficiency
How we could be motivated at work Recognition Form Better Relationships with Staff Members Be Recognized for the Hard Work We Complete Incentives for Hard Work Appreciation by Fellow Staff and Players Focus on More Efficient Use of Our Time Opportunity to Have A Voice Have the Ability to Give Input to Become More Efficient Clear Goals Set to Reach
Conclusion There are many variables that play into employee motivation and through the proper reinforcement this problem can be alleviated. Recognition, incentives, etc. are just a few of the ways that can help in the motivation of employees. It is important that an organization devise an employee motivation plan for future use to prevent these issues from occurring. QUESTIONS????