Components Of Motivation In Business

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Motivation helps people to become focused on their work and are able to make a positive contribution to the business. According to McWilliams and Williams (2010), motivation is “a set of forces that initiates, directs and makes people persist in their efforts to accomplish a goal.” Motivation is important because it helps employees or staff to improve and are willing to add all the positive effort in the business would improve the performance of the employee or staff. There are the three main, basic components of motivation. To become motivated employees need to put in “effort and performance”, (McWilliams & Williams 2010) they also need to become satisfied (McWilliams & Williams 2010) in order to gain motivation to perform the work better …show more content…
(McWilliams & Williams 2010) Many people believe that putting in effort will gain their performance. (McWilliams & Williams 2010)

Employees would also need to become satisfied with their work (McWilliams & Williams 2010) in order to gain motivation to perform their job better, gain a positive attitude in their work and to feel happy working and coming to work. For employees or individuals to become satisfied, their needs must be be achieved in order to become satisfied and then become motivated.

Another main component of motivation is using or having “extrinsic and intrinsic rewards” (McWilliams & Williams 2010) for the employees to feel motivated to work and perform at their best. An extrinsic reward, is “a reward that is tangible, visible to others and given to employees contingent on the performance of specific tasks or behaviours.” (McWilliams & Williams 2010) *ELABORATE*

And an intrinsic reward is “a natural reward associated with performing a task pr activity for its own sake.” (McWilliams & Williams 2010) *ELABORATE*

But according to Conrad, Ghosh and Isaacson (2015), “Rewards may be either positive or negative.”
An example of positive and negative rewards are….. *LOOK AT LAST YRS
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(Conrad, Ghosh & Isaacson 2015)

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Vroom’s expectancy theory can help individuals to help themselves become motivated to work in the business. In Vroom’s expectancy theory, there are three main components, there is; valence, expectancy and instrumentality. (McWilliams & Williams 2010) Valence is “the attractiveness or desirability of a reward or outcome.” (McWilliams & Williams 2010) This demonstrates that if there was a reward or positive outcome from working well, the individual employee or staff would become motivated to do well and perform their job well in order to receive that positive outcome or reward.

Another main component of Vroom’s theory is expectancy, which is “the perceived relationship between performance and rewards.” (McWilliams and Williams 2010) This demonstrates that …

Another main component of Vroom’s expectancy theory is instrumentality, which according to McWilliams and Williams (2010), defined as “the perceived relationship between performance and rewards.” This demonstrates that …

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