Motivational Theories Essay by The Research Group

Motivational Theories
Examines motivational theories in the workplace .
# 69385 | 1,610 words | 4 sources | APA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Psychology (Behaviorism) , Business (Management) , Business (General)

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This paper examines motivational theories in the workplace. Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and McClelland's Acquired Needs Theory are applied to a fictitious manufacturing firm. It argues that both theories are applicable, but that an assumption that worker goals correspond directly to functional divisions of the firm is simplistic.

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