Employee Motivation Theories

Employee Motivation Theories

The Expectancy Theory

In this theory, both Maslow’s and Herzberg’s motivation theories presents that motivations is triggered by expectations. Though this is true in some points, by generalising it both theories are criticised. It is obvious with many other recent researches that the same people are motivated by different things at different times and that different people are motivated by different things at the same time. Therefore, there is no certain category of motivation. Expectancy refers to the subjective probability that one thing will result in another. Individual perception is, therefore, an essential part of Expectancy theory…

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How to Lead & Influence People

How to Lead & Influence People

 

Leading people has nothing to do with managing them. Too many managers are trying to micro-manage their staff, all the while forgetting to lead them effectively.

If you want to become a strong leader you need to lead by example. This means you have to show your team that you are perfectly capable to set examples. By doing so you will earn their respect and create lifelong devotees who would move mountains to please you. Conversely, a manager who hides behind his office door while commanding staff isn’t going to gain much respect in the work place…

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