In This Chapter
Examining intrinsic versus extrinsic motivators
Considering key drivers of intrinsic motivation
Making use of Maslow's hierarchy of needs
Fostering a learning culture in your organization
A key aspect of engagement is motivation — why people do what they do. A person may be motivated by any number of things: to attain status or money, to help others, to find meaning in life, or simply to express herself.
In this chapter, I explain the difference between someone who's motivated intrinsically and someone who's motivated extrinsically. Then I fill you in on key drivers of intrinsic motivation (in case you hadn't guessed, this is the kind you're after). I introduce you to Maslow's hierarchy of needs and tell you how you can use it to engage your employees. Finally, I show you how you can motivate your employees by fostering a learning culture. Motivated to find out more? Read on!
According to psychology types, there are two types of motivation: ...