Principles of Human Motivation

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Principles of Human Motivation
1. Have a reason. Adults want to see a purpose in what we do.
2. Develop a sense of responsibility. People should be proud of their accomplishments.
3. Employees need to know that we take them into account. Involve them in the task, enrich their work.
4. Give recognition, stimulation and approval. The greatest human need is the need for appreciation.
5. Link rewards to performance. In life and in work, there are values.
6. Provide rewards that are valued.
7. Promote healthy competition to avoid disloyalty. The team spirit must prevail as mutual support.
8. Be accessible. Barriers in communication creates misunderstanding.
9. Welcome people in public and correct them in private.
10. Practice active listening with your team, set up meetings, promote coexistence.
11. A high self-esteem of the head will spread to the others.
12. Consider the internal reasons.
13. Give opportunities by delegating in your team.
14. Let people m...Register

Wow. Who can suggest #18?
Jaap de Jonge, Editor
Hi Antonio, your list of motivation principles<...

18. Motivation is a Dynamic Process
Jaime Fernandez V., Member
A very good and useful list. I might add a persona...

19. Belonging to a Group
Andrew Clark, Member
I suggest 19. People need purpose and belonging...

On 16: Motivation is an Inside Job
Frederic A Parker, Member
Similar to # 16. Motivation is an inside job. I th...

On 14: Allow people to Make Mistakes
Jose Wilson Massa, Member
Many leaders forget this one. If you do not per...

20. Have the Will to Motivate
Unfortunately, what I see in most cases is that we...

On 17. Treat People as People
samir mahoud elgamal, Member
This one means a lot to me and I believe it is key...

20 Principles of Human Motivation
Stefano Segato, Member
Dear Antonio Barranco Ruiz, I agree with the edito...

Human Motivation in Practice
sonia.sun, Member
Great summary. On the other hand, practice is much...

On 9: Correcting People in Private
Margaret Kilonzo, Member
I totally agree with principle 9. I have seen how ...

21. Tell People Where you are Going
Antonio Cucurachi, Member
Allow me to suggest an additonal principle to the ...

22. Recognize the Positive Impact of What we do on Others
Abiola Yusuff, Member
Antonio, that was a great write up! And I agree wi...

In Agreement. But Complex
A.J. Bierman, Member
I'm in total agreement with the comments and contr...

17 Principles of Human Motivation
Lucio Reyes Barranca, Member
Hi, Antonio. Incredible! How simple it looks to ob...

23. Communicate your Focus
Romy Sson, Member
People are motivated to do something if they know ...

On 5. Link Reward to Performance
Khalil Rajati, Member
Many people think their reward does not match thei...

On 11. Self-esteem and Conduct of Leader
Damith Baduraliyage, Member
I strongly support on no 11. The self esteem, self...

24. Encourage Co-operation Amongst Team Members
Tinus van der Merwe
I would like to add "encourage co-operation amongs...

25. Eliminate Demotivators
Andrew Clark, Member
Many organisations and groups could get an instant...

On 25. Eliminating De-motivators
Jaime Fernandez V., Member
What a great word: de-motivator! I congratulate th...

26. Provide Reasons to Work Beyond Just Earning Money
Provide a reason for employees to go to work other...

27. Avoid Discouraging your Team
If you don´t want to motivate the persons in your ...

Hertzberg, Mc Gregor and Motivation
Herzberg gave us

Incentives versus Motivation
Andrew Clark, Member
There is a difference between incentives and mo...

Incentives versus Motivation
Jaime Fernandez V., Member
Andrew, your comments are very useful. This distin...

Motivating Forum
edward sevume, Member
For some few weeks back, I came upon Antonio´s pri...

On 17. Treat People as People
X Mbane, Member
I fully agree with Antonio B. Ruiz especially numb...

On 17. In 'Workforce' the Human is First, the Employee Second
Agree, I have heard somewhere that it is more impo...

On 16. People do Things for Their Own Reasons
Grijseels, Member
People move towards something they want or like an...

28: First Understand Each Individual Person
Abdul Rahman, Member
I think the toughest job for a manager is trying t...

10 Laws of Human Motivation
Syed Noman Mustafa, Member
Intrinsic motivation is motivation that comes from...

On Principles of Human Motivation #4: Create a sense of Win-win Achievement
veronica gordon, Member
The work place should allow employers and employee...

29. Give Ongoing Education Opportunities
I believe it is also important to provide employee...



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