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    Employee Motivation vs. Job Satisfaction: How do managers motivate diverse employees?

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    1) What is the relationship between motivation and job satisfaction?

    2) Is your employer responsible for motivating you? Why or why not?

    3) How can managers motivate large and diverse populations of employees?

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    Organization behavior experts and social psychologists find that motivation is largely internal, that is motivation is a set of responses to unfilled needs and the opportunity to fulfill those needs. It is reasonable to think that when a person is well motivated, that is has a strong drive to fulfill workplace needs and feels he or she can fulfill those needs (Expectancy Theory), the person will experience feelings of job satisfaction. It is even likely that internal positive motivation and job satisfaction will ...

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