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MOTIVATION AT THE WORKPLACE
Many business managers today are not aware of the effects that motivation can have on their business, and it is therefore important they learn and understand the factorsthat determine positive motivation in the workplace.
Motivation is the force that makes us do things: this is a result of our individual needs being satisfied so that we have inspiration to completethe task. These needs vary from person to person as everybody has their individual needs to motivate themselves. Depending on how motivated we are, it may further determine the effort we put into ourwork and therefore increase the standard of the output.
Is something that is approached differently by different businesses and the responsibility of its integration lies with all immediatesupervisors of staff. However, it is the business owner who must initiate motivation as a strategy to attain corporate goals.
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The job ofa manager in the workplace is to get things done through employees. To do this the manager should be able to motivate employees. But that's easier said than done! Motivation practice and theory aredifficult subjects, touching on several disciplines.
There is an old saying you can take a horse to the water but you cannot force it to drink; it will drink only if it's thirsty - so with people.They will do what they want to do or otherwise motivated to do. Whether it is to excel on the workshop floor or in the 'ivory tower' they must be motivated or driven to it, either by themselves orthrough external stimulus.

When we suggest factors that determine the motivation of employees in the workplace, almost everyone would immediately think of a high salary. This answer is correct for thereason that some employees will be motivated by money, but mostly wrong for the reason that it does not satisfy others. This supports the statement that human motivation is a personal characteristic,...
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