Flashcards in making human resource decision- improving motivation and engagement Deck (10):
what's extrinsic motivation?
external- the will to work comes from outside the person or the work, it is stimulated by the promise of a financial reward or promotion
define intrinsic motivation
internal- the will to work comes from within the person due to the work itself which is satisfying, challenging or has a meaningful goal. Maslow regarded these as the key drivers of motivation
what are schools of thought?
these are people who hold similar views on an issue- in this case what motivates workers
what is motivation?
anything that causes people to achieve more than they would otherwise do
what is scientific management school?
motivation is extrinsic (external). taylor is the key theorist
define human relations school
these ideas focus on meeting workers social needs and by paying attention to them
define neo human relations school
motivation is intrinsic (internal) and focuses on fulfilling workers psychological needs at work. maslow and herzberg are key theorists
what was taylor's motivation theory briefly?
workers are motivated mainly by pay, and workers do not naturally enjoy working and need supervision and control to maximise productivity- autocratic management style
what is maslow's theory of motivation briefly?
introduced the neo-human relations school with herzberg which focused on psychological needs of employees, and he put forward that there are five levels of human needs which employees need to have fulfilled at work