MOTIVATION – Distance Learning Course

By: ACS Distance Education  08/08/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, correspondence courses, distance education

This course contains eight lessons, as follows: 1. Introduction • How important is the study of motivation • What is motivation • Maslows theory of motivation • Incentives • Internal or intrinsic incentives • Incentives external to the working environment • The relational character of incentives • Social reinforcers 2. Awareness • Motivation and goals • Motivation and distress • Reinforcement • Classical conditioning • Operant conditioning 3. Tangible Rewards • Self determination theory • Hygiene and motivation theory • Tangible rewards 4. Intangible Rewards • Intrinsic motivation • Security -Cultural, Production of community, Gender, Age, Vocation, Education, etc • Ethics • Gratitude • Belief systems • Peer pressure • Extringsic and intrinsic reinforcement at work 5. Negative Motivators • Punishment • Pain • Suffering • Discipline • Threat 6. Initiating Motivation • Explain how to initiate motivation with an individual or group for a situation not previously confronted. 7. Maintaining Motivation • Goal setting • Influence of Groups on individual motivation • Social loafing • Employee motivation in the workplace by managers • Expectations • Job design • Motivation for a personal trainer 8. Applications • Space management • Time management • Staff appraisals • Expectations • Vicious and virtuous cycles • PBL Project: Create and present a plan with specific strategies for improving the employee’s motivation in the workplace, based on a clear understanding of the person’s needs, values and situation. Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Business-and-Management/MOTIVATION-VBS111-527.aspx Or email us at [email protected] for more information

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