What is Motivational Theories?

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Motivational theory refers to psychological models that attempt to discover what motivates people based on their personality traits and ambitions. 

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Motivational theories definition

Motivational theory refers to psychological models that attempt to discover what motivates people based on their personality traits and ambitions. Companies are interested in these theories as they can help them design incentive strategies.


Motivational theories factors

1. Intrinsic: found in individuals with higher self-confidence and beliefs that their own abilities will lead to success

2. Extrinsic: found in individuals driven by the outcome rather than the activity itself.


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