Avoid Under and over Motivation

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Leodegardo M. Pruna
Professor, Philippines

Avoid Under and over Motivation

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.

  G. Nanayakkara

Employee Motivation and Productivity

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?

  Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands

The Risks of Being over Motivated

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 many things at the same time and they might find it hard to focus on a project until it's finished or find it hard to focus on the most important things. Also they risk being hit by a burnout in the long run.

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