Motivating People

    Target Audience

    The participants of this workshop are people who own small or medium sized enterprises or who are holding managerial and/or supervisory positions. The Motivating People course is also applicable to those whose jobs involve organizing and controlling the work of a team.


    Course Objectives
    After attending the course, participants will be able to:
    • Define work motives from a management perspective.
    • Name the factors that can influence the behavior of the people they work with.
    • Describe job enrichment principles.
    • Describe the manager's role in motivating their employees.
    • Apply job enrichment techniques to motivate their employees.
    Content
    • Introduction to the workshop
    • Session 1: What is motivation?
      • Defining motivation
      • Value, attitude, and behavior
    • Session 2: Theories of behavior
      • The theory of Needs from Abraham Maslow
      • The theory X and theory Y from Douglas McGregor
      • The Two Factors theory from Fredrick Herzberg
      • The theory of Expectancy
      • Hackman’s and Oldham’s viewpoints
    • Session 3: Make the work more interesting for the staff
      • Job enrichment
      • Job rotation and enlargement
    • Session 4: Role of the manager
      • Manager’s role
      • Things to do to motivate staff
      • Difficult circumstances
    • Concluding remarks, action planning and wrap-up
    Course Duration

    2 days (14 hours)


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