Driving Employee Motivation A New Theory

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A short overview of a new employee motivation theory.

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Driving Employee Motivation A New Theory

  1. Driving Employee Motivation Kurt Nelson
  2. <ul><li>Why do some people climb mountains? </li></ul>
  3. While others run?
  4. And others just sit?
  5. And why do millions of people go to work each day?
  6. Motivation is the force that drives our actions
  7. <ul><li>And with the right motivation </li></ul>What can’t we do?
  8. History has given us many models of Motivation… Need for achievement (n-ach) Need for authority and power (n-pow) Need for affiliation (n-affil) McClelland Needs Based Motivational Model Locke & Lathum Goal Setting Bandura Self Efficacy
  9. Technically Motivation is…
  10. <ul><li>Motive </li></ul>But I prefer this… + Action
  11. <ul><li>And for employees, we need to understand how to tap into that </li></ul>
  12. <ul><li>And for employees, we need to understand how to tap into that </li></ul>Motive + Action
  13. <ul><li>The 4-Drive Model Employee Motivation </li></ul>of Lawrence & Nohria 2002 Is a new motivational model that helps show us how to tap into it…
  14. <ul><li>The 4-Drive Model Employee Motivation </li></ul>of Lawrence & Nohria 2002 Is a new motivational model that helps show us how to tap into it… It was developed by these two a few years back…
  15. <ul><li>The 4-Drive Model Employee Motivation </li></ul>of Lawrence & Nohria 2002 And we are just touching the surface of it here
  16. Acquire We all have a drive to acquire money, things, prestige, power…
  17. Bond We also want to Bond with others - and have positive, meaningful relationships
  18. Comprehend or Challenged We also strive to UNDERSTAND and feel CHALLENGED
  19. Defend And we need to DEFEND those things and ideas we BELIEVE IN
  20. <ul><li>The Question is </li></ul>So What?
  21. <ul><li>The Question is </li></ul>Who Cares?
  22. <ul><li>The Question is </li></ul>How Does This Matter?
  23. It all really boils down to Why is this important?
  24. Because it…
  25. Increases Effort Because it…
  26. Increases Effort Aids Retention Because it…
  27. Increases Effort Aids Retention Enhances Persistence Because it…
  28. Increases Effort Aids Retention Drives Creativity Enhances Persistence Because it…
  29. Improves Focus Increases Effort Aids Retention Drives Creativity Enhances Persistence Because it…
  30. <ul><li>So lets see how we can impact each of the four drives </li></ul>to improve employee motivation
  31. <ul><li>Reward Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Perks </li></ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Social events </li></ul><ul><li>Job Design </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Big picture </li></ul><ul><li>Reputation </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on competition </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency </li></ul>Acquire Bond Challenge & Comprehend Defend
  32. <ul><li>Reward </li></ul><ul><li>Anything to do with… </li></ul>Recognition Anything to do with… Perks Anything to do with… Impact Acquire thru <ul><li>Salary </li></ul><ul><li>Incentives </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Time off </li></ul><ul><li>Special allowance </li></ul><ul><li>Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Thank yous </li></ul><ul><li>Top of class </li></ul>
  33. <ul><li>Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Anything to do with… </li></ul>Teamwork Anything to do with… Social Anything to do with… Improve Bonding by <ul><li>Values </li></ul><ul><li>Norms </li></ul><ul><li>Daily behaviors </li></ul><ul><li>Job structure </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Gather </li></ul><ul><li>Sports/teams </li></ul><ul><li>Fun </li></ul>
  34. Job Design Anything to do with… Training Anything to do with… Goals Anything to do with… Challenge & Comprehend <ul><li>Skill training </li></ul><ul><li>People training </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Stretch goals </li></ul><ul><li>Employee input </li></ul><ul><li>Line of site </li></ul><ul><li>Job sharing </li></ul><ul><li>New challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Mentoring </li></ul>
  35. <ul><li>Reputation </li></ul><ul><li>Anything to do with… </li></ul>Threats Anything to do with… Transparency Anything to do with… Build the will to Defend <ul><li>Current Issues / Success </li></ul><ul><li>Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Competitors </li></ul><ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Outside </li></ul><ul><li>Company </li></ul><ul><li>Group </li></ul><ul><li>Personal/ideas </li></ul>
  36. <ul><li>And we’ve just touched the tip of the… </li></ul>
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