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Introduction to Motivation: Key Questions Answered

As a manager, if you want to get people to do things, you can either compel them, or motivate them. So, in the modern workplace, motivation is an essential skill-set for managers. In this video, I kick off our program of motivation videos with an introduction to motivation.

Watching this video is worth 1 Management Courses CPD Point*.
(See below for more details)

This video is part of course module number 3.7.1
Program 3: Managing and Leading Individuals
Course 7: Motivation
Section 1: The Basics of Motivation

Primary videos that precede this video include:
This Introduction to Motivation is the first video in the Motivation course

Primary videos that follow this video include:
– The Fundamentals of Motivation https://youtu.be/IVjnAZ-8-dY
– Basics of Motivation: Incentives – do they work? https://youtu.be/ypHn-syiwZE
– The Psychology of Motivation: Understand the Basics https://youtu.be/rIOTk5mlpyo
– Basics of Motivation: Building Morale in your Team https://youtu.be/LmRx7R2aQr8

LESSON NOTES
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Motivation boost performance, productivity, and effectiveness. It is everyone’s responsibility but, more than anyone else, responsibility for motivation lies with the manager or team leader.

Motives are needs that we are driven to fulfill. Motivation directs behavioral choices to help us meet those needs. The things that motivate us arise from who we are, our history, and the situation we are in.

RECOMMENDED EXERCISE
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1. Notice your own behavioral choices. When you are faced with different options, what influences you to make the choices you do make? Reflect on your experiences over the next week or so, and make notes in your journal, notebook, or workbook. (3 MC CPD Points)

DOWNLOADS
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Free Resources
– CPD Tools – https://gum.co/MC-CPD
Paid resources
– Management Courses Onboarding Kit – https://gum.co/MC-ObK ($3)

RECOMMENDED READING
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For a solid introduction to motivation:
– HBR Guide to Motivating People https://geni.us/sO2IKgn

The best of modern thinking on motivation, in accessible business books. These are all modern classics:
– Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us https://geni.us/uq3EBO
– Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action https://geni.us/vjErAN
– Lead, Motivate, Engage: How to INSPIRE Your Team to Win at Work https://geni.us/ABkZEx
– Multipliers, Revised and Updated: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smart https://geni.us/E39I
– Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations https://geni.us/uMaP
– The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work https://geni.us/tiEkeH

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How Do We Motivate People? Top Process Models of Motivation [Compilation]
What Motivates People? The Top Motivation Models [Compilation]
Porter & Lawler: Expectancy Theory on Steroids
Edward Lawler: Vroom Enhanced with Two Types of Expectancy
William Ouchi: Theory Z Organizations and Motivation
The Psychology of Motivation: Understand the Basics
Basics of Motivation: Building Morale in your Team
Basics of Motivation: Incentives – do they work?
Hackman and Oldham: Job Characteristics Model of Motivation
Work Orientation Theory: John Goldthorpe and How Attitudes affect Motivation
Edwin Locke: Goal-Setting Theory of Motivation
Daniel Pink and Motivation 3.0 – Content Models of Motivation
Ryan & Deci: Self Determination Theory (SDT) – Content Models of Motivation
Chris Argyris and the Immaturity-Maturity Model of Motivation: Treat People as Adults
Rensis Likert and High Producing Managers – Process Models of Motivation
David McClelland and Three Motivational Needs – Content Theories of Motivation
Clayton Alderfer and ERG Theory – Content Models of Motivation
Frederick Herzberg and the Two-factor Theory – Content Models of Motivation
Abraham Maslow and the Hierarchy of Needs – Content Model of Motivation
Douglas McGregor and Theory X & Theory Y: Process of Model of Motivation
John Stacy Adams and Equity Theory: Process of Model of Motivation
Victor Vroom and Expectancy Theory: Process of Model of Motivation
Elton Mayo and the Hawthorne Experiment: Process of Model of Motivation
The Fundamentals of Motivation – Motives, Drives, and being Blocked

Mike Clayton

About Mike Clayton 

Dr Mike Clayton is a (former) Project Manager and now a management educator. Having trained thousands of people at live workshops, seminars, and conferences, he now delivers training mainly via video. He has 14 books with international publishers and runs two successful YouTube channels. He is also the founder of OnlinePMCourses.com

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