Everyone is motivated by different things and in different ways. Some need intrinsic motivation while others thrive on extrinsic motivation. Below is a YouTube video (01:32) on Intrinsic and Extrinsic motivation.
Based on your personal experience, the video, and readings, respond to the following discussion prompts:
- Provide some personal examples of when an intrinsic and extrinsic motivational reward was successful and unsuccessful either from your viewpoint or from a managers viewpoint. Justify why they were and were not successful.
- explain how managers can use different theories to motivate the multi-generational workforce and retain employees. Provide specific examples.