Essay about Motivating For A Motivating Environment

1059 Words Jul 5th, 2015 null Page
Creating a motivating environment is a key task of leader to reach the goals of an organization. A motivating environment contributes to business’ success. Supervisors, managers, and bosses that create motivating environments in a company are leaders. Parents and other members in a family unit perform as leaders to create a motivating environment to foster successful relationships and accomplish family goals. The focus of this paper is to demonstrate the latter. The success of a family is abstract, but indicators such as education levels/performance, income, divorce rates, community involvement, and socioeconomic status, give insight to the health of a family’s relationship. Families use many of the same theories used in business to create motivating environments. The basis for a motivating environment falls into two categories: intrinsic and extrinsic rewards. Intrinsic and extrinsic rewards are not inherently better than the other is, but intrinsic is more conducive to long-term motivation when used in appropriate situations.
An intrinsic reward is defined as one that is self-administered by the person. It provides a sense of gratification and, often, a feeling of pride for job well done. An extrinsic reward is initiated from outside the person. Receiving praise from a supervisor is extrinsic or initiated by someone other than the person. (Ivancevich, Konopaske, & Matteson, 2013, p. 181)
Extrinsic rewards include compensation, complements, and…

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