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“Where there is no joy, there is no profit taken.” — William Shakespeare
“People become motivated when you guide them to the source of their power.” — Anita Roddick, CEO, The Body Shop
“What management needs to do to motivate people is to stop demotivating them.” — W. Edwards Deming
“Change … comes from the inside out. It doesn’t come from hacking at the leaves of attitude and behavior with quick fix personality ethic techniques. It comes from striking at the root – the fabric of our thought, the fundamental essential paradigms, which give definition to our character.” — Steven R. Covey
Check the key motivators for you. Are they:
Allocate 25 points across these categories. Then determine whether they are extrinsic(from without) or intrinsic motivators. How can you release yourself from doing because you have to, and start doing for the sheer pleasure of it? Therein is the true and lasting motivation.
Employee Motivation: Theory and Practice: For a quick overview of theories and theorists re: employee motivation. Includes Elton Mayo’s Hawthorne experiments, Chris Argyris, McGregor's Theory X and Y, Hertzberg, and the self-fulfilling prophecy/Pygmalion effect.
A Theory of Human Motivation: An article originally published by Abraham Maslow in 1943.
Human Resources Issues features 100 downloadable papers on HR issues such as human motivation.
Motivation: Take a course designed by Cal State students on Motivation.
Human Resources Management – Motivation: A wonderful overview of motivation for managers.
Motivation Tool Chest: Called a tool chest. Some interesting thoughts about motivation and leadership.
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