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Workplace Motivation Essay

Intrinsic motivation and quality of work, exploring the nature of intrinsic motivation, and contrasting intrinsic and extrinsic motivation are new & quite confusing to me. I have to write a 1500 word essay in which I examine how various motivational strategies affect productivity in the workplace of a managed care insurance company. Include an explanation of organizational efforts to improve performance, employees' resistance to increasing productivity, and the management's philosophy of motivation and its practices. Next, identify and analyze the implications of applying any two motivational theories not currently in practice in the managed care insurance workplace and how these motivational theories would impact both management and employees. Please be sure to include an introduction & conclusion & properly cite the source(s) of the data that are used.

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Workplace Motivation Essay
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Motivation at work place environment is a primary and essential component of creation of and consistent growth in business successes. Both the organizational business and professionals working in the organizations require a sense of intrinsic motivation as well as extrinsic motivational factors.
In this essay, we describe the Intrinsic and Extrinsic motivational factors while emphasizing their importance in how these factors may affect the success of organizational work and help establish a truly conducive environment for its employees to flourish in and perform at optimal levels.
Current research studies, actively conducted in and for the field of Industrial / Organizational Psychology, indicate that a balanced approach is needed in confirming emphasis on solely one form of motivation over another. Too much incentive-giving can lead to little intrinsic motivation, which is not good for novel and creative exploration of new solutions to problems and no or very little extrinsic motivation can dampen the ...

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Workplace Motivation Essay

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