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Motivating Inspiringly Presentation Eye Belgium 20090530


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Slideshow of the workshop on motivation I facilitated for the European Young Engineers conference in Hasselt on May 30th 2009 (

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Motivating Inspiringly Presentation Eye Belgium 20090530

  1. 1. Motivating Inspiringly
  2. 2. Motivation? job performance = ability x motivation motivation = extrinsic incentives x (intrinsic rewards)² 2-6-2009 2
  3. 3. Contents Exercise: motivators & demotivators (20’) Douglas Mc Gregor (25’) Abraham Maslow (20’) Frederic Herzberg (30’) Principles to enrich jobs (15’) 2-6-2009 3
  4. 4. How do you motivate employees? K.I.T.A. - management kick in the ass 2-6-2009 4
  5. 5. Theory X (McGregor) PEOPLE THEY MUST BE are lazy rewarded hate to work coerced no ambition intimidated no initiative punished avoid taking responsibility only want security 2-6-2009 5
  6. 6. Theory Y (McGregor) PEOPLE REWARD want to learn ≠ cash work is their = freedom to do natural activity difficult and self-discipline challenging self- work by development themselves Management role = to ‘dovetail’ the human wish for self-development into the organizations needs for maximum performance 2-6-2009 6
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  8. 8. “ The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not as much on how she behaves, but more in the way she’s treated by others. To Professor Higgins, I will remain always a flower girl, because that’s the way he sees me. But to Col. Pickering, I shall always be a lady, because he treats me always as a lady” Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion from Bernard Shaw 2-6-2009 8
  9. 9. Pygmalion Our expectations on the behaviour of an employee have influence on his behaviour 2-6-2009 9
  10. 10. Maslow TION: SELF-ACTUALIZA , vitality, creativity eaning fulness authenticity, m SELF-ESTEEM NG INGNESS LOVE and BELO URI TY SAFETY and SEC L NEEDS: PHYSIOLOGICA x shelter, sleep, se a ir, water, food, 2-6-2009 10
  11. 11. Herzberg HYGIENE FACTORS MOTIVATORS supervision recognition interpersonal work it self relations responsibility working advancement conditions salary The real key to motivating employees is enabling them to activate their own internal generators 2-6-2009 11
  12. 12. Principles to enrich jobs What can you do? 2-6-2009 12