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    What is the relationship between motivation and behavior? How is motivation demonstrated by behavior?

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    1. What is the relationship between motivation and behavior? How is motivation demonstrated by behavior?

    Why do people do anything?

    Motivation explains why people behave as they do. Motivation is a dynamic "internal" process, and is significantly influenced by reward systems, job design and leadership. However, different theories predict a different relationship between motivation and behavior.

    Some scientists argue that motivation determines behavior. If your motivation is hunger, for example, you will eat. If your motivation is love and belonging, you will phone or text a friend. These are biological needs that motivate behaviors. In other words, our biological needs act as motivation that causes us to ...

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    This solution explains the relationship between motivation and behavior, and how motivation is demonstrated by behavior. Supplemented with examples of how motivation looks in the real world.

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