Let's hear it for enthusiasm!
- Spurring stuff. McHenry, Robert // People Management;07/24/97, Vol. 3 Issue 15, p28
Details the result of a study on the factors that motivate employees to work harder. Importance of the concept of involvement; Construction of a psychological model of how personnel practitioners think about their work; Relationship between involvement and performance quality; Link between the...
- Companies are failing... Poe, Randall; Courter, Carol Lee // Across the Board;Mar1996, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p5
Reports on a survey related to employee motivation by companies. Ways companies can increase voluntary efforts.
- Coaching for high performance. Chiaramonte, Peter; Higgins, Andy // Business Quarterly;Autumn93, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p81
Explains how the same techniques used to motivate high-performance athletes can be used to motivate employees and help them to adopt to change. Common interests of business managers and athletics coaches; Creation of a vision of what is possible; Challenging a commitment to excellence;...
- Take control of your life--and your career. Cantore, Jean Ann // Career World;Jan1997, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p16
Provides tips for motivating oneself to take action and getting on with life and career plans. Determination of what is needed from the job; Reasons why people avoid finding the right job; Power of positive thinking. INSET: How to turn negative thinking into positive self-talk..
- VACANT OR ENGAGED? Das, Sarah // Employee Benefits;Mar2003, p24
Analyzes the factors that influence British employees' engagement and commitment to work. Elements that drive engagement; Causes of employee disengagement; Role of employee benefits in motivating workers; Implication of workers' engagement and commitment on industries; Features of an ideal...
- How do you motivate employees? Blau, Frank // Plumbing & Mechanical;Aug95, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p42
Provides pointers in employee motivation. Employee incentives; Motivation of underachievers; Employee stock ownership.
- Motivation: You gotta have it. Makansi, Jason // Power;Mar/Apr97, Vol. 141 Issue 2, p4
Focuses on the need for proper motivation of powerplant managers for efficient management. People's desire to cut expenses except in the area of fuel savings; Discouragement of fuel savings due to fuel pass-through privileges; Other reasons why plants are not properly motivated.
- A personal file of stimulating ideas, little known facts and daily problem solvers. Pollock, Ted // Supervision;May95, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p21
Gives advice on how to motivate employees. Includes helping them to achieve more; Giving them recognition; Making their work more interesting; Giving them additional responsibility.
- How to kick-start a burnt-out staff. // Supervisory Management;Aug95, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p5
Focuses on an `Industry Week' study on ways for remotivating burnt-out employees. Includes provision of information needed for the job; Regular feedback; Involvement of employees in office decisions; Establishment of easy-to-use channels.
- Different kinds of work, different kinds of pay: An examination of the overjustification effect. Snelders, H. M. J. J. (Dirk); Lea, Stephen E. G. // Journal of Socio-Economics;1996, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p517
Discusses the implications of the overjustification effect for work motivation theory. Demonstration that payment for an activity can have a negative after-effects on performance; Distinction between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation; Motivation to control one's environment; Inducement to...