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Taylor- 'if it works for

one, it will work for the other.'

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Taylor- if you increase the monetary value

it will motivate staff

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Taylor- paid by

piece rate

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3 limitations to Taylor's motivational theory

-monetary benefits are boring and monotonous
-doesn't take into account psychological factors
-not suitable for all jobs

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What did Mayo point out that Taylor didn't?

psychological factors are important too

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2 limitations to Mayo's theory

-21st century workers take these for granted
-once implemented, difficult to know if it has worked

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Content theory -

Deals with what motivates employees

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Process theory -

Deals with the process of motivation and how it occurs

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McClelland-

THREE NEEDS THEORY
-achievement
-power
-affiliation

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2 limitations of of McClelland theory

-keeping employee happy will not always benefit the business
-they can meet this need outside of work

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Herzberg

TWO FACTOR THEORY
-Hygiene factors
-Motivating factors

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Herzberg hygiene factors -

-Good pay for age
-good working conditions

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Herzberg motivating factors -

-a lot of responsibility
-not a lot of recognition

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2 limitations of Herzberg's theory

-may be a challenge to enrich unskilled workers
-employees personalities may influence how much importance they place on a factor

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the 5 needs of Maslow's pyramid

-basic
-safety
-social
-self asteem
-self actualisation

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2 limitations of Maslow's hierarchy of needs

-order of needs may be different for different people
-challenging to meet the needs of all employees

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Vroom expectancy theory formula

force = (valence x expectancy)

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3 limitations of of Vroom's theory

-employees know that they will have to work with people they don't like
-will only perform if there is a desirable outcome
-employees value rewards differently

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Drucker is well known for

'Management by Objectives' (MBO)

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What does Drucker believe?

people are an asset, not to be cost minimised

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2 limitations of Drucker's theory

-relies on good leadership skills
-some employees not motivated by non monetary methods

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Locke's 5 principles

-CLARITY
-CHALLENGE
-FEEDBACK
-COMMITTMENT