MOTIVATION – FROM THORIES TO PRACTICAL
Ho Chi Minh, March 16th, 2014
Major: Organizational Behavior
Lecturer: Trang Hoai Thu Thao
Student: Nguyen Lam Ngoc Tam
Student’s code: 10DH40289
I. Summary in chapter 6
II. Recognition for performance creates motivation
III. Conclusion and desire in this subject
I. Summary in chapter 6
Motivation is the one of the best essential skills of manager. To become a prospective manager, we should know the important of motivation, how to motivate the employees effectively. In the chapter 6, I have learnt the motivation concepts from theories to practical. Understand the human ...view middle of the document...
Goal-setting theory is the theory that specific and difficult goals lead to higher performance. Goals tell an employee what needs to be done and how much effort will need to be expended. Self-efficacy refers to an individual's belief that he or she is capable of performing a task. The higher your self-efficacy, the more confidence you have in your ability to succeed in a task. Reinforcement theory has an impressive record for predicting factors such as quality and quantity of work, persistence of effort, absenteeism, tardiness and accident rates. Meanwhile Equity theory deals with productivity, satisfaction, absence, and turnover variables. And our final theory, Expectancy theory focuses on performance variables. It has proved to offer a relatively powerful explanation of employee productivity, absenteeism and turnover. All of this is the theories which I have learnt in this chapter. Although there are some things I cannot understand clearly all some theories, they help me utilize in practical to make them become my experience.
In the next part, I would like to give one of the best ways to motivate employee – recognition which the lecture has introduced to our class.
II. Recognition for Performance Creates Motivation
Recognition is the cheap way to motivate employee. Motivating an employee through recognition is the best essential in the process of "keeping the fire for them". Recognition describes how the work of an employee is evaluated and how much the appreciation he receives in return from the organization. It also specifies the way an organization gives its employee the reward and status for his work and activities. It gives them an "emotional payoff" for their actions.
Why recognition is such a large motivator? There are three major reasons about the benefits of motivating employees through recognition:
Firstly, it lets employees know that their performance was valued, be interested in their job and enthusiastic
Secondly, it makes sure that they will continue to perform it well.
Finally, it builds confidence so that employees willing to try new things, and increase the creativity and develop further in their job.
Moreover, every their efforts were recognized make them proud of themselves and more inspiring work.
Therefore supervisor has an important task is motivate the worthy employees. Although motivating employees in the right ways, at the right time can take time to learn, it will be worthy time because it will develop employees who always want to excel in their job and...