Meaning and Definition of Motivation

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Which of the following is an example of intrinsic motivation?

Feeling pleasure and importance while doing an activity

What is the distinguishing factor between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation?

Intrinsic motivation is internal, based on pleasure, importance, or desire; extrinsic motivation comes from outside of the individual.

What is the main reason why managers attach great importance to motivation in organisational settings?

To stimulate people to accomplish goals

Which of the following is an example of extrinsic motivation?

Being threatened with punishment if a task is not completed

What does the word 'motivation' derive from?

Needs, desires, wants, or drives within individuals

What is the definition of motivation according to McFarland?

The way in which urges, drives, desires, aspirations, striving, or needs direct, control or explain the behavior of human beings

According to Scott, what is motivation?

The process of stimulating people to action to accomplish desire goals

According to Edwin B. Flippo, what is motivation?

The process of attempting to influence others to do your will through the possibility of gain or reward

What does Dubin define as motivation?

The complex forces starting and keeping a person at work in an organization

Which one of the following is an example of reward motivation?

"I will give you a candy bar if you clean your room."

What is the process of stimulating people to actions to accomplish the goals?

Motivation theory

Which type of motivation occurs when people are compelled to do something out of pleasure, importance, or desire?

Intrinsic motivation

What is the distinguishing factor between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation?

Internal vs external factors compelling action

Which type of motivation comes from outside of the individual and includes rewards like money and grades?

Extrinsic motivation

What are the psychological factors stimulating people's behavior in the work goal context?

Desire for money and success

What is the process of stimulating people to action to accomplish desired goals, according to Scott?

Stimulating people to action to accomplish desired goals

According to Edwin B. Flippo, what is the definition of motivation?

The process of attempting to influence others to do your will through the possibility of gain or reward

Which of the following refers to the way in which urges, drives, desires, aspirations direct, control or explain human behavior, according to McFarland?

Urges, drives, desires, aspirations directing behavior

What is defined as the complex forces starting and keeping a person at work in an organization, according to Dubin?

Complex forces starting and keeping a person at work

Which one of the following is an example of extrinsic motivation?

"I will give you a candy bar if you clean your room."

Test your knowledge about the meaning and definition of motivation, including its impact on human behavior and performance, and its significance in organizational settings.

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