Intro To Business
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A system of goal setting and implementation; it involves a cycle of discussion, review, and evaluation of objectives among top and middle - level managers, supervisors, and employees.
- management by objectives
Something given to you by someone else as recognition for good work; include pay increases, praise, and promotions.
a job enrichment strategy that involves moving emplyees from one job to another.
The idea that setting ambitious but attainable goals can motivate workers and improve performance if the goals are accepted, accompanied by feedback, and facilitated by organizational conditions.
goal - setting theory
In Herzber's theory of motivating factors, job factors can cause dissatisfaction if missing but that do not necessarily motivate employees if increased.
Theory that positive and negative reinforcers motivate a person to behave in certain ways.
The idea that employees try to maintain equity between inputs and outputs compared to others in similar positions.
Victor Vroom's theory that the amount of effort employees exert on a specific task depend on their espectations of the outcome.
Theory of motivation based on unmet human needs from basic physiological needs to safety, social, and esteem needs to self - actualization needs.
Maslows hierarchy of needs
A motivational strategy that emphasizes motivating the worker through the job itself.
Theory develped by Frank and Lillian Gilbreth that every job can be broken down into a series of elementary motions.
principle of motion economy
The tendency for people to behave differently when they know they are being studied.
s theory of motivating factors, job factors that cause employees to be productive and that give them satisfaction.
Studies begun by Frederick Taylor, of which tasks must be performed to complete a job and the time needed to do each task.
time - motion studies
Studying workers to find the most efficient ways of doing things and then teaching people those techniques.
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