MGT 254 - Chapter 6

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MGT 254 - Chapter 6
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2011-02-11 01:08:54
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Group Motivation
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  1. What is motivation and group motivation?
    Motivation - Reasons why we are moved to do something.

    Group motivation - provides the inspiration, incentives and reasons for members to work together to achieve a shared goal.
  2. What is the expectancy value theory?
    • Motivation is a function of:
    • Expectancy - effort will achieve goal
    • Instrumentality - whether achieving the goal will result in a reward or benefit.
    • Valance - the value you place on the reward.

    MOTIVATION = INDIVIDUAL NEEDS + THE VALUE OF THE GOAL
  3. What are the Intrinsic Motivators?
    • Meaninfulness - shared commitment to the goal.
    • Choice - have the power to make decisions
    • Competence - capable of achieving the goal
    • Progress - Monitor and celebrate progress

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