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Albert Bandura’s Theory Of Motivation

Albert Bandura's Theory
1.Compare and contrast the Bandura's Theory with other motivational theories.
2.Why is it important to understand what motivates people?
3.Can people be motivated to do a job they might not like? Why or why not?
4.What types of things have motivated you in your past positions?

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1.Compare and contrast the Bandura's Theory with other motivational theories.

Piaget's cognitive theory will be compared to Bandura's social learning theory whereas cognitive theory attempts to analyze how humans process different mental activities while Bandura's social learning theory analyzes why and how people relate to their social environment as well as other social aspects. Piaget cognitive theory is predicated upon symbolic reasoning and how individuals and their experiences influenced how they processed information. According to Piaget, children learn and process information differently because they must experience different experiences throughout their academic career to begin to learn similar to adults. He focused on cognitive child development, conducted detailed observational studies analyzing the cognitive abilities in children in children, and revolutionized child psychology wherein he recalibrated the assumption widely held that children were less competent thinkers than adults. Piaget's studies and research proved through experiments conducted by Piaget that young children think in strikingly different ways compared to adults, which is not to state that they are less competent thinkers.

In contrast to Piaget's cognitive theory, Bandura placated attention towards how ...

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Albert Bandura's Theory of Motivation