Motivational Theorists

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Name the 5 Motivational Theorists.
F.W. Taylor, Abraham Maslow, Frederick Herzberg, John Adams & Daniel Pink
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Describe F.W Taylor's - Scientific Management Theory
Motivation is achieved through financial reward. Divide work into constituent parts to maximise efficiency, show employees the best way to do a job, penalise them for low levels of output & reward them for high levels of output. Unethical
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Describe Abraham Maslow's - Hierarchy of Needs Theory
Motivation is achieved through provision of factors to meet each level of need, if 1 level isn't being met that then become the focus. Self-Actualisation, Ego & Esteem, Social/Love & Belonging, Safety & Security, Physiological/Basic. Very specific
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Describe Frederick Herzberg's - Two Factor Theory
Motivation is achieved through ensuring hygiene factors are at an acceptable level & then providing motivating factors. Hygiene factors/dissatisfiers (extrinsic)- pay, conditions. Motivators/satisfiers (intrinsic)- recognition, promotion, etc.
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Describe John Adam's - Equity Theory
Motivation is achieved through ensuring employees are treated fairly & receive reward which they believe to be in line with their effort & with reward received by other employees
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Describe Daniel Pink's Theory
Motivation is achieve through ensuring employees meet these drivers. Autonomy (freedom)- what they do, when they do it, etc. Mastery- ability to improve the way you do things. Purpose- understanding why you are doing something
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Motivation is achieved through financial reward. Divide work into constituent parts to maximise efficiency, show employees the best way to do a job, penalise them for low levels of output & reward them for high levels of output. Unethical

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