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Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motivation and Leadership Training

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How does motivation create and train leaders?

Describe how intrinsic and extrinsic motivation is used in your workplace.

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How does motivation create and train leaders?

Motivation creates and trains leaders by encouraging forward momentum. People who are motivated to succeed are those who look forward, work with energy and enthusiasm, and "are far more effective and productive than those lacking that spark" (Gaines & Wilson, 2006). Motivation helps individuals work towards a solution; this is a function of leadership. Motivation also inspires individuals to have a vision or belief in what could be another important factor of leadership. Motivation encourages individuals to develop good work habits. This is because individuals want to make progress, solve issues, develop solutions and continue on the path to success. Those individuals who are motivated tend to enjoy their work, thus enthusiasm is generated. Others in the workplace will often look ...

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This solution discusses how motivation creates and trains leaders, and how intrinsic and extrinsic motivation is used in the workplace. Includes APA formatted references.