Engagement Versus Motivation

Some experts advocate employee engagement, others are strong believers in motivational strategies. But one does not necessarily exclude the other. There can be circumstances where even an engaged employee can use some extra motivation. Having an overall engaged team should be the main goal of every leader. Engaged employees are a true asset for every…

Tips on How to Motivate Your English Language Learners to Study ESL

Rod Ellis defines motivation as referring to “the efforts which learners put into learning an L2 as a result of their need or desire to learn” (1995). The two main types of motivation, intrinsic and extrinsic, can affect the learning process. Intrinsic motivation is task motivation that derives from an inherent interest in the learning…

Motivation Through Challenge

Motivation is the driving force to do anything in life. Different people feel motivated by different things. Therefore, the factors resulting in sufficient motivation are as diverse as there are number of people. Now, we shall examine just one factor that motivates most people. This is the factor of facing a challenge. Challenge and motivation…

Employee Benefits for Motivation and Productivity of Work

Employee benefits are essential for the development of corporate industrial relations. According to Herzberg's two-factor theory (motivation and hygiene), an employee benefit program is a necessary and sufficient working condition. The hygiene factor will affect employees' work motivation and then productivity. In the stimulus-response behavior, employees' work-motivation, seen as the response, can be analyzed from…