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THE EVALUATION OF YOUR MOTIVATION TO WORK

The attached materials is intended to analyze your motivation to work.

For each pair of statements, you have total five points to allocate, which will indicate your
weighting. This weighting should show the relative importance you attach to each statement - in
comparison with the other.

The five points may be allocated in any of the following ways:

5-0 4-1 3-2 2-3 1-4 0-5

You must not use half points

This exercise should be carried out quite quickly and spontaneously and remember that it is your
own opinion that should be given.

Example:
1 I feel very highly stimulated in my job when I receive the recognition and praise deserved. 4 B
2 I feel stimulated in working with my manager if we have a good relationship and cooperate well 1 D
together.
TOTAL 5
THE EVALUATION OF YOUR MOTIVATION TO WORK

1 I feel very highly stimulated in my job when I receive the recognition and praise deserved. B
2 I feel stimulated in working with my manager if we have a good relationship and cooperate D
well together.

3 It is essential to be promoted even if it is means isolation from colleagues. E


4 It is more important for me to have support and cooperation from my colleagues than to have I
a promotion and be isolated from them.

5 Is is essential to have a good relationship with my manager than it is to have an information D


system which highlights my personal success.
6 It is essential to have an information system which tells me how successful I am than it is to F
get on with my manager.

7 I regard it as more essential to have the support of my colleagues that to have a good I
relationship with the manager.
8 I regard it as more essential to know that I have a good relationship with my manager than to D
know that I have support of my colleagues.

9 Knowing that I have a responsible job is more stimulating than to be popular among my C
colleagues.
10 To know that other people are very happy to have me as colleague gives me more I
stimulation in the job than to have responsibility.

11 The most important thing for me to perform well is to have responsibility and the authority to C
make decisions.
12 The most important thing for a good performance is the assurance of a good salary. A

13 Having a working task that is meaningful, is essential for full satisfaction even if it means a H
lower salary.
14 To know that I have a salary that corresponds with the effort put in is essential for full A
satisfaction, even if it is a tedious job.
THE EVALUATION OF YOUR MOTIVATION TO WORK

15 It is important to know that I am well paid, even if it is means I have to work in isolation. A
16 It is essential to work in a group where there is support and cooperation than to work on my I
own, even if the isolation job pays a higher salary.

17 I prefer to know that I am always successful in my job even if it means I don't have the F
support of my colleague.
18 I would prefer to fail every now and then in my job rather than know that I didn't have my I
colleagues' support.

19 It is essential for me to have a job where there is a good relationship with the manager even if D
it means a slightly lower salary.
20 It is essential to have a job with a good salary even if it means difficulties in working with my A
manager.

21 I feel greater reward from receiving recognition and praise for a job well done, than in B
receiving support from my colleagues.
22 I feel greater satisfaction in my job when I know I have the support of my colleagues, than I
when I receive recognition for a job well done.

23 I would prefer an interesting job, even if it carries less responsibility. H


24 I would prefer a job which carries responsibility even if it is less interesting. C

25 The content of my job will almost certainly mean that I will stay with my company, even if it H
means no chance of promotion.
26 Even if a new job is more of a routine task, I would still prefer a promotion. E

27 It is better to feel recognition in the job I have than to get a promotion. B


28 It is important to get a promotion, even if it is means the possibility of recognition E
disappearing in the future.
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29 I would prefer to do an interesting job providing I got on well with my colleagues. I


30 I would prefer to do stimulating job, even if it meant I were unpopular with my colleagues. H

31 A
It is important to have a well paid occupation even if I don't get recognition for the work done.

32 It is important that my work received recognition and commendation, even if this means that I B
earn less.

33 I would rather feel that I have been successful in a difficult job than I feel I had an easier but F
well paid job.
34 I would rather have a well paid job than one that presented problems which had to, and could A
be overcome.

35 I regard it as more interesting to gain promotion, even if the job covered has less E
responsibility.
36 I regard it as more interesting to take on jobs which have greater responsibility, even if the C
chance of promotion is not available.

37 I feel it is more essential to get recognition and praise than to really know how successful I B
am, or are not, in carrying out my job.
38 I think it is more essential to receive accurate feedback about my results that to receive F
recognition and praise for them.

39 It is good to receive recognition for a realtively meaningless task than it is to perform a task B
which is meaningful but unrecognized.
40 It is better to have a meaningful task than to carry out an unimportant task which will receive H
praise and recognition.

41 It is essential to have a good relationship with my manager even if it means doing D


uninteresting work.
42 It is essential to have interesting work even if it means that the relationship with my manager H
is not so good.
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43 To be able to achieve what is expected of me is better that having greater responsibility. F


44 To have responsibility gives a positive feeling even if I am not always successful and able to C
come up expectations.

45 I prefer to have a job with less responsibility providing I get recognition and praise for what B
I've done.
46 I prefer to have responsibility in my job even if it means less recognition and praise. C

47 If I change my job it would be because there is no possibility of promotion in my present E


situation.
48 If I change my job it would be because I don't have a sense of archievement in my current F
position.

49 It is better to get on with my manager, than to risk the relationship by accepting promotion. D
50 It is better to accept promotion even if it means a deteriorating relationship with my present E
manager.

51 It is better to have an interesting task even if I fail quite often rather than have a simple and H
tedious job.
52 It is better to be successful in my current job than have a more interesting job where I quite F
often fail.

53 It is important to have a position with a high salary even if it means reduced possibilities for A
promotion.
54 It is essential to get a promotion even if it means the possibility of increasing my earnings is E
reduced.

55 It is better to have a good relationship with my manager even if it means reduced D


responsibility.
56 It is better to have responsibility even if it means that it is a little more difficult to get on with C
my manager.