Theories of Motivation – Select one theory of motivation and discuss two insights it provides into motivating employees
“An old formula (Maier, 1967) tells us that Performance = Ability X Motivation. If you have both talent and desire, you’ll do well. Theories of motivation seek to explain the desire part of that formula (Bolman & Deal, 2017).
Select one theory of motivation and discuss two insights it provides into motivating employees.
In addition to the theories described in the Bolman and Deal text, consider researching the Equity, Expectancy, Goal-Setting or Management by Objectives, and Reinforcement theories.
Support your response with a specific example.