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PSYCH570 / PSYCH 570 / Week 3 DQ 1

PSYCH570 / PSYCH 570 / Week 3 DQ 1

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Week 3 DQ 1


Now that we have discussed the concept of internal and external sources of motivation, I would like to pose the following question: Do internal and external sources need to be complementary in order for motivation to occur?
Week 3 DQ 1


Now that we have discussed the concept of internal and external sources of motivation, I would like to pose the following question: Do internal and external sources need to be complementary in order for motivation to occur?

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Week 3 DQ 1

Now that we have discussed the concept of internal and external sources of motivation, I would like to pose the following question: Do internal and external sources need to be complementary in order for motivation to occur?

To motivate someone, I think that it is not absolutely essential for the internal and external sources to be complimentary. However, it is also not uncommon to find internal and external sources that are complimentary in nature. So there is no blanket rule for this. In situations where salary is the primary motivation, one can engage in several employments without caring

but not me. in situations where one has other ambitions in life like a secure retirement or to work in a lively and harmonious work environment that is appealing to the mind. meals.for job satisfaction or having much regard for the work environment. I am now in a position where I can call the shots and I intend to maximize my benefits. After some more time I understood that I would need more than my salary to be able to have a good life and meet uncertainties like sudden illness or manage occasional house and car maintenance. the motivation factor changes with the changing perspective towards life. or even a good work cabin instead of the typical cubicle. good development opportunities and promotions. After I got a job. Thus. As long as the salary comes in at regular intervals one would remain motivated. These can include sizable increments. However. . Then I started factoring in basic necessities like an accommodation. So I want to gain a good perspective about the future motivators that my employer can provide. then internal and external motivation sources will surely complement each other. Often I find that people accept any position without thinking twice. If the company has no room for such opportunities then soon I would lose interest in the job and look for alternatives where I would be able to find such motivators. A job which can accommodate various needs that come with changing point of view is also a motivation in itself. for the first few years the urge to just spend my salary was my biggest driving force. and transport.

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