Importance Of Motivation In Leadership

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Register to read the introduction… High levels of motivations are directly connected to high levels of productivity. Increasing productivity is always a major goal of managers in any organization. A lack of motivation in the workplace is a major issue for managers and is associated with employees who see no value in the work that they do or see no reason to achieve the goals set out for them ("Incentives" ). Therefore, understanding the role that motivation, both internal and external, can play in the workplace is crucial to creating a working environment in which all can succeed and thrive. Unfortunately, increasing motivation can be a tricky endeavor, one that has its pros and …show more content…
This answer is correct for the reason that some employees will be motivated by money, but mostly wrong for the reason that it does not satisfy others (to a lasting degree). This supports the statement that human motivation is a personal characteristic, and not a one fits all option.

Importance of Motivation in workplace

Motivation can have an effect on the output of your business and concerns both quantity and quality. See it this way: your business relies heavily on the efficiency of your production staff to make sure that products are manufactured in numbers that meet demand for the week. If these employees lack the motivation to produce completed products to meet the demand, then you face a problem leading to disastrous consequences. The number of scenarios is extreme but you get the general picture. Your employees are your greatest asset and no matter how efficient your technology and equipment may be, it is no match for the effectiveness and efficiency of your staff.

Motivational Theory: Herzberg's Two Factor
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This process ideally removes the boredom out of the job by eliminating the repetitiveness out of tasks and allowing them to complete the whole process, further increasing their responsibility.

• Job Rotation
This involves allowing employees to change the nature of their job periodically. For example, you may give the employee administration duties one week, marketing the week after, and then back to their original job of sales the following week. This cycle will then be on going. The purpose of this is that the employee, again, is satisfied by reduced boredom and also motivated by the achievement of increased skills. The business owner gains from cross-training and the potential for feed-back and improvement ideas. • Job Enrichment
Similar to job enlargement, you can enrich an employee's job by expanding their tasks to give a higher level of responsibility in the nature of work they do.

For example, they can be given the responsibility of ordering materials and making delivery arrangements instead of just manufacturing the products. This will not only expand their skills, but also give them an increased challenge (responsibility).

• Job Redesign

Designing a better fit between workers and their jobs

– Combining

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