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Choose one of the theories from the Motivation Concepts Table

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Choose one of the theories from the Motivation Concepts Table and describe how this theory would and would not be applicable if applied to two or more workplace situations drawn from your personal experience.



In the instance in which the selected theory of motivation was not applicable to your workplace experience, assess the need to develop and create new theoretical models of motivation in today’s changing work environment. What are the ramifications of failing to meet this challenge? Among the issues to consider are effects on personal satisfaction and productivity.
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Expert:  Alex replied 1 year ago.

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Hi, could you provide the details as to the contents of the Motivation Concepts Table and the required word count for the assignment?

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1050 to 1400 words and here is the chart

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Theory Name




Major Theorist(s)



Time Period Created




Key Theory Concepts



Will



Descartes



1637



Will motivates all actions.


 


Will is an initiated and directed action.



Will



Ruckmick



1963



Striving to create impulses act.


 


The ability to resist self-denial or temptation.



Will



Rand



1964



Helps to decide whether or not to act.



Instinct



Darwin



1859-1872



A behavior is unlearned, automated, and mechanistic.


 


Biological urges impulses and appetites.



Freud’s Drive Theory



Freud



1915



All behaviors are motivated


to serve the fulfillment of need.



Hull’s Drive Theory



Hull



1943 and 1952



Drive is physiological basis and bodily need is the ultimate basis of motivation. Drive can be predicted before it occurs.



Decline of Drive’s Theory



Sheffield & Roby



1950



Learning can occur when there is no equivalent experience of decline drive.



Harlow



1953



Learning can occur when there are a drive reductions as well as an increase to drive.



Klien



1954



Motivation can result from something other than bodily disturbances.



Bolles



1972



A decrease in drive is not necessary for learning to occur.



 



Berlyne



1967



 



Hebb



1955



Optimal level of arousal.



Olds



1969



Pleasure centers in the brain.



Miller 1948 Appraoch and avoidance conflicts.


 



1948



Approach and avoidance conflicts.


 



Murray



1938



Universal Needs



Rogers



1959



Self-actualization



 



 



 



Achievement Motivation Theory


 



Atkinson



1964



Some of the mini- theories that works to understand or investigate one area such as motivational phenomenon, particular circumstance, groups of people and theoretical question.



Attribution Theory of achievement



Weiner



1972



Cognitive Dissonance


Theory


 



Festinger



1957



Effectance Motivation


 



White



1959



Harter



1978



 



 



 



 



 


 



 


 


 


 


 


References



Reeve, J. (2009). Understanding motivation and emotion. (5th ed.). New York: Wiley.

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