- a manifest (easily perceived) need that concerns an individual’s need to establish and maintain warm, close, intimate relationships with other people
Need for Affiliation Motivation
Motivational Theories X & Y Motivation Physiological Safety & Security Love (Social) Esteem SA Theory Y - a set of assumptions of how to manage individuals motivated by higher order needs Theory X - a set of assumptions of how to manage individuals motivated by lower order needs
McGregor’s Assumptions About People Based on Theory X and Theory Y Motivation
Motivation factors: The five factors that lead to job satisfaction and higher levels of motivation. These factors are neutral if they are not activated. They are primarily intrinsic factors:
achievement; recognition; the work itself; responsibility; advancement
Forbes magazine list of the "100 Best Companies to Work for in America," highlights organizations that have achieved high rates of employee satisfaction and motivation. Revenues, net income and job growth for these companies were substantially higher than they were for companies with average levels of employee satisfaction . Motivation
How can you, as an employer, achieve similar results Motivation
It is essential that you understand the relationship of employee motivation to your company's performance, that you identify strategies to motivate your employees to increase their discretionary effort, and that you have a plan to effectively implement those strategies, which ultimately will contribute to your company's success. Motivation
Devise employee management programs and practices that aim to satisfy emerging or unmet needs such as offering ﬂexible work schedules or beneﬁt plans to employees. Actively seek employee input regarding issues that are important to them.
Establish hiring and promotion decisions that are based on merit- and job-related information. Find out employee perceptions of salary, working conditions, supervisor relationships, company policies and other dissatisfying extrinsic factors through informal conversations, interviews or attitude surveys.
Respond quickly and accordingly to correct potential problems
Motivate yourself to succeed by taking ownership of your work. Find out which goals motivated you and make them your focus. If you are unsatisfied with your work, you will not be productive. For some of you this is crucial; either find your purpose or find another job.