Theories of Motivation

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Theories of Motivation by Mind Map: Theories of Motivation

1. Nature of motivation

1.1. ● Psychological process that leads an individual headed his objective and helps that person to achieve aim.

1.2. Typology of Interrelation between Forces of Motivation and Perceived Locus

1.2.1. o Extrinsic Motivation- the person will engage in activities that allow to acquire desired material or social rewards.

1.2.2. o Intrinsic Motivation - Comes from source of motivation and they performs their own sake and action itself.

1.2.3. o Contributive motivation - A person will engage in activities that have a potential impact on other persons, organizations, or society

1.2.4. o Relational Motivation - People will engage in activities that could strengthen the relationship with the consequence.

2. Needs hierarchy Approach

3. Alderfer's ERG theory

4. Herzberg Two-Factor theory

5. McClelland's Acquired Needs theory

6. equity theory

6.1. Theory of motivation that persists that a person’s perception of fairness regarding the treatment that they received compared with others.

6.1.1. Acknowledges - Subtle and variable factors affect an employee's assessment and perception of their relationship with their work and their employer.

6.1.2. Factors - To improve an employee's job satisfaction, motivation level, and what can be done to promote higher levels of each

6.1.3. Inputs - Effort, loyalty, hard work, commitment, skill, ability, adaptability, flexibility, acceptance of others, determination, enthusiasm, trust in superiors, support of colleagues and personal sacrifice

6.1.4. Outputs - Financial rewards (such as salary, benefits, perks) and intangibles that typically include recognition, reputation, responsibility, sense of achievement, praise, stimulus, sense of advancement/growth, and job security

7. Expectancy theory

8. Goals-Settings theory