Intrinsic Motivation

Fullan, Michael
December 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Dec2011, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p6
The article offers helpful tips for intrinsically motivating people to change. These include giving people the actual experience of being effective, effecting change through collective ownership and knowing the three motivation sources including intrinsic rewards, biological drive and extrinsic rewards. It also notes intrinsic motivation essentials including having a strong sense of purpose, achieving a degree of autonomy in getting better and making the proper connection with others.


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