Credit Hours: 2

Employee Motivation

Motivation describes the wants or needs that direct behavior toward an end result. It is an urge to behave or act in a way that will satisfy certain conditions, such as wishes, desires, or goals. This course looks at motivation from the perspective of the workplace employee. First understanding basic motivational theories and then teaching techniques that will help employees and managers improve motivation in the workplace. 

Benefits for Organizations:

  • Increased performance
  • Increased focus on organizational objectives
  • Increased job satisfaction
  • Reduced cost of industrial conflict and absenteeism

Benefits for Individuals and Managers:

  • Greater understanding of what motivates individuals
  • Identify ways to motivate employees 
  • Nurture highly motivated and effective teams

Product Description / Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. The meaning of the term motivation 
  2. That motivation techniques vary according to individuals and organisations 
  3. The views of key motivational thinkers 
  4. Explain the role of motivation in the workplace
  5. Describe four needs theories of motivation and what motivates individuals
  6. Describe three process theories of motivation, why individuals behave in a certain way and how motivated is aroused and maintained

Credit Hours: 2

Approved for CEU Credit in:

Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas