By  :   Kanaidi, SE., M.Si  [email_address] Achievement Motivation in Imaginative Thought ACHIEVEMENT MOTIVATION  Training
Life Transitions, Career Decisions, and  the Workplace Motivation and Learning Style <ul><li>Concern for a  standard of ex...
Differences in How We Perceive <ul><li>Concrete Experience -  “Feeling” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-  Those who sense and feel ...
Differences in How We Process Experience and Information ( How we make it part of ourselves) <ul><li>Active Experimentatio...
Learning Style Types <ul><li>Divergers </li></ul><ul><li>Study life as lived </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect about what they fin...
Learning Style Types … Life Transitions, Career Decisions, and  the Workplace Motivation and Learning Style <ul><li>Diverg...
<ul><li>Imagine that you have a 3-week vacation approaching and  that you are beginning to think about it.  Of the activit...
“ Life is a continuous exercise in creative problem solving.” -Michael J. Gelb <ul><li>http://www.quotesdaddy.com/tag/Prob...
Creative Problem Solving is not a destination….. It is a journey….
There are no big problems, there are just a lot of little problems.  -Henry Ford
How SHOULD we solve problems? <ul><li>Keep an open mind. </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze the situation by breaking down the prob...
80/20 Rule or  Pareto Principle <ul><li>This rule argues that typically  </li></ul><ul><li>80%  of unfocussed effort  </li...
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Achievement motivation in imaginative thought

  1. 1. By : Kanaidi, SE., M.Si [email_address] Achievement Motivation in Imaginative Thought ACHIEVEMENT MOTIVATION Training
  2. 2. Life Transitions, Career Decisions, and the Workplace Motivation and Learning Style <ul><li>Concern for a standard of excellence . </li></ul><ul><li>Wanting to win or do well in competition . </li></ul><ul><li>Self-imposed standards for good performance . </li></ul><ul><li>Emotionally involved in attaining a goal. </li></ul><ul><li>Involvement in a unique accomplishment, invention or creation . </li></ul>Remember : Achievement Motivation
  3. 3. Differences in How We Perceive <ul><li>Concrete Experience - “Feeling” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Those who sense and feel tend more to the </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>experience itself </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- They immerse themselves in concrete reality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- They perceive through their senses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> - They are intuitive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Abstract Conceptualization - “Thinking” </li></ul><ul><li>- Those who think through the experience tend more </li></ul><ul><li> to abstract dimensions of reality </li></ul><ul><li>- They analyze what’s happening </li></ul><ul><li>- Their intellect makes the first appraisal </li></ul><ul><li>- They “reason the experience </li></ul>Life Transitions, Career Decisions, and the Workplace Motivation and Learning Style
  4. 4. Differences in How We Process Experience and Information ( How we make it part of ourselves) <ul><li>Active Experimentation </li></ul><ul><li>or “Doing” </li></ul><ul><li>Some of us jump right in and try it </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective Observation or “Watching” </li></ul><ul><li>Others watch what’s </li></ul><ul><li>happening and reflect on it </li></ul>Life Transitions, Career Decisions, and the Workplace Motivation and Learning Style
  5. 5. Learning Style Types <ul><li>Divergers </li></ul><ul><li>Study life as lived </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect about what they find </li></ul><ul><li>Start with what they see and then generalize </li></ul><ul><li>(Social scientists) </li></ul><ul><li>Assimilators </li></ul><ul><li>Start with an idea or </li></ul><ul><li>abstraction </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect about it, play with it </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the idea take </li></ul><ul><li>different shapes. </li></ul><ul><li>(Research and design) </li></ul><ul><li>Convergers </li></ul><ul><li>Start with an idea and try it </li></ul><ul><li>out </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct experiments, test it </li></ul><ul><li>to see if it works </li></ul><ul><li>(Engineers) </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodators </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t start with ideas but </li></ul><ul><li>what they see, hear, touch, </li></ul><ul><li>feel. </li></ul><ul><li>Plunge in and try it out in </li></ul><ul><li>action. </li></ul><ul><li>(Marketing and sales) </li></ul>“ Feeling / Sensing” “ Thinking” “ Watching” “ Doing”
  6. 6. Learning Style Types … Life Transitions, Career Decisions, and the Workplace Motivation and Learning Style <ul><li>Diverging </li></ul><ul><li>Being imaginative </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding people </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizing problems </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorming </li></ul><ul><li>Being open-minded </li></ul><ul><li>Testing assumptions </li></ul><ul><li>Assimilating </li></ul><ul><li>Creating models </li></ul><ul><li>Defining problems </li></ul><ul><li>Developing theories </li></ul><ul><li>Being patient </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying themes </li></ul><ul><li>Converging </li></ul><ul><li>Solving problems </li></ul><ul><li>Making decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Reasoning deductively </li></ul><ul><li>Defining problems </li></ul><ul><li>Being logical </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodating </li></ul><ul><li>Getting things done </li></ul><ul><li>Leading </li></ul><ul><li>Taking risks </li></ul><ul><li>Initiating </li></ul><ul><li>Being adaptable, practical </li></ul><ul><li>Deciding on-the-spot </li></ul>“ Concrete Experience” “ Abstract Conceptualization” “ Reflective Observation ” “ Active Experimentation”
  7. 7. <ul><li>Imagine that you have a 3-week vacation approaching and that you are beginning to think about it. Of the activities listed below, which would you do and in what order: </li></ul><ul><li>a) Decide where I’ll go, what I’ll do, and how I’ll get there </li></ul><ul><li>b) Consider all the things that could keep me from going on vacation </li></ul><ul><li>c) Just pack and go </li></ul><ul><li>d) Envision the perfect vacation </li></ul><ul><li>e) Schedule a time when I’ll plan my vacation </li></ul><ul><li> f) Other </li></ul>Example : Planning A Vacation Life Transitions, Career Decisions, and the Workplace Motivation and Learning Style
  8. 8. “ Life is a continuous exercise in creative problem solving.” -Michael J. Gelb <ul><li>http://www.quotesdaddy.com/tag/Problem+Solving </li></ul><ul><li>http://img.vitonica.com/2008/02/SuperStock_1431R-214~Silhouette-of-a-Man-Running-Posteres.jpg </li></ul>
  9. 9. Creative Problem Solving is not a destination….. It is a journey….
  10. 10. There are no big problems, there are just a lot of little problems. -Henry Ford
  11. 11. How SHOULD we solve problems? <ul><li>Keep an open mind. </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze the situation by breaking down the problems into smaller parts. </li></ul><ul><li>Structure your </li></ul><ul><li>findings. </li></ul>How DO we solve problems? Because our minds cannot cope with the intricacies of complex problems, we settle for partial solutions, thus tending to oversimplify.
  12. 12. 80/20 Rule or Pareto Principle <ul><li>This rule argues that typically </li></ul><ul><li>80% of unfocussed effort </li></ul><ul><li>generates only 20% of results . </li></ul><ul><li>The remaining 80% of results </li></ul><ul><li>are achieved with </li></ul><ul><li>only 20% of the effort . </li></ul>

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