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Avoid Under and over Motivation
Leodegardo M. Pruna, Professor, Philippines, Member
Under motivated as well as over motivated workers both have negative effects in productivity. A balance has to be developed in order for workers to act normally, never discouraged nor disgusted and extremely anxious and expectant of rewards or returns to get work done in the enterprise.

Employee Motivation and Productivity
G. Nanayakkara
Although I basically agree with this, in what exact ways are the over-motivated employees likely to be less productive?
Are they similar to the ineffective behaviours of under-motivated employees?

The Risks of Being over Motivated
Jaap de Jonge, Management Consultant, Netherlands
Like too much of anything in life, too much motivation can be bad for you.
People who have too much motivation might want to do too manythings and find it impossible to focus on a project until its execution or to focus on the most important things.


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