Motivation in theory and Practise

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Bonus
a payment in addition to the basic wage for reaching targets or in recognition for service
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Commission
percentage payments on a sale made to the salesperson
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Consultation
listening to the views of employees before making key decisions that affect them
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Empowerment
giving official authority to employees to make decisions and control their own work activities
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Hawthorne Effect
the idea that workers are motivated by recognition given to them as a group
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Hygiene or Maintenance Factor (Herzberg)
things at work that result in dissatisfaction
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Job Enlargement
giving an employee more work to do of a similar nature; "horizontally" extending their work role
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Job Enrichment
giving employees greater responsibility and recognition by "vertically" extending their job role
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Maslows' hierarchy of needs
the order of people's needs starting with basic
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Motivated
the desire to take action and achieve a goal
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Motivators (Herzberg's)
things that result in satisfaction
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Payment by results
payment methods that reward workers for the quantity and quality of work they produce
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Performance Related Pay
a payment system designed for non-manual workers where pay increases are given if performance targets are met
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Piece Rates
a payment system where employees are paid and agreed rare doe every item produced
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Scientific Management
a theory suggests there is a "best way" to perform work taxes
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Self Actualisation
a level in Maslow's hierarchy whee people realise their self potential
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Team working
organising people into working groups that have a common aim
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Self Actualisation
a level in Maslow's hierarchy whee people realise their self potential
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Team working
organising people into working groups that have a common aim
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percentage payments on a sale made to the salesperson

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Commission

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listening to the views of employees before making key decisions that affect them

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giving official authority to employees to make decisions and control their own work activities

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the idea that workers are motivated by recognition given to them as a group

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