Presentation on theme: "Motivation Motivation : involves a conscious decision to perform one or more activities with greater effort than one performs other activities competing."— Presentation transcript:
1 MotivationMotivation : involves a conscious decision to perform one or more activities with greater effort than one performs other activities competing for attention.
2 1. Some need , motive or goal that trigger action 3 elements1. Some need , motive or goal that trigger action2. a selection process that directs the choice of action3. a level of effort intensity that is applied to the chosen action.
3 Contents Theory of Motivation Identify specific human needs and describes the circumstances under which these needs activate behavior.Deficiency reduction needs- trigger behavior of avoidance- the aim to find relief from deficiencies, deprivations or unpleasant tensionsExample-Need for a jobGrowth aspiration needs motivate people to approach or seek out goals and experience that thee find personally meaningful.Example- pursuit for learning (MBA degree?)
7 Aldeferer’s ERG Theory Existence needs- basic survival needsRelated needs - interpersonal contact; acceptance, caring, statusGrowth needs- personal development and sense of personal worth.McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y